Design Direct Entry Program (Intermediate to Advanced)

Improve your English level and academic skills while learning language used in the design industry.

At Torrens University Australia, we are committed to helping you through your study journey. We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

This Design Direct Entry Program will enable you to build your academic and English skills to succeed in your upcoming design course. Learn to refine your research and referencing skills, become more efficient in planning your study time and upgrade your skills in writing assignments. You will also learn how to be an effective member of a team, think critically and get the best assessment results.

This course covers:

  • vocabulary, grammar structures and functions of language that are relevant to the areas of discipline
  • developing the students academic skills and refine their referencing and research abilities.
  • helping students organise their study time efficiently
  • skills in writing assignments
  • how to adopt an independent approach to learning
  • learning how to work effectively in groups and developing critical thinking skills
  • familiarising students with the latest trends in their own discipline based industry, at an introductory level

An added advantage of this course is access to Learning and Academic Skills Unit (LASU)support for your entire study duration. Your LASU tutor will assist you to continue to improve your skills during your study, both in specialist academic skills classes and in bookable tutorials. This service aims to significantly improve your assessment grades.


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About the School

Torrens University Language Centre courses are delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Course Delivery

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Workload and Assessment

No. of timetabled hours per week:

25 hours per week classroom study

Typical assessment includes:

Assessment of the Design Direct Entry Program is continuous and includes:

  • Weekly and monthly tests

  • Written assignments, homework projects, self and peer assessment of group work

Final assessment is made on the basis of:

  • Learner’s performance

  • Written and oral assignments

  • Targeted tests