English for Academic Purposes (Intermediate to Advanced)

Build your academic and English skills to succeed in the vocational or higher education course of your choice.

Our suite of EAP (English for Academic Purposes) programs are designed to progress students to the higher education course of their choice:

  • Entry: CEFR B1+ (IELTS equivalent 5.0) / Exit: CEFR B2 (IELTS equivalent 5.5) for progression to Diploma courses.
  • Entry: CEFR B2 (IELTS equivalent 5.5) / Exit: CEFR B2+ (IELTS equivalent 6.0) for progression to Undergraduate courses.
  • Entry: CEFR B2/B2+ (IELTS equivalent 6.0) / Exit: CEFR B2+/C1 (IELTS equivalent 6.5) for progression to Post-graduate courses.
  • Entry: CEFR B2+/C1 (IELTS equivalent 6.5) / Exit: CEFR C1 (IELTS equivalent 7.0) for progression to Nursing and select Education courses.

At Torrens University Australia, we are committed to helping you through your study journey. Through this intermediate to advanced English course in Sydney, 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 English course will suit students who are planning to go on to further study at Torrens University Australia in higher education or vocational studies. The course allows you to progress into one of our courses without completing an IELTS/TOEFL test.

The course covers:

  • Library research
  • Time management
  • The purpose of seminars
  • Lectures, including guest speakers
  • Plagiarism
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Working with peers
  • Participating in tutorials
  • Working in teams
  • Surveys and questionnaires
  • Field trips
  • Critical thinking
  • Cross cultural communication

This program also allows you the opportunity to study for short or extended periods, thereby acting as:

  • an Australian academic skills refresher course
  • a bridging course prior to your Direct Entry Program or primary course
  • an extension to your previous studies, as required

Key Study Outcomes:

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:

20 hours per week classroom study. ELICOS students must attend 80% or above of scheduled contact hours within the study period.

Typical assessment includes:

Assessment of the EAP course is continuous and includes:

  • Regular grammar and revision tests

  • Written essay assignments, presentations and research reports

Final assessment is made on the basis of:

  • Learner’s performance

  • Written and oral assignments

  • Listening and reading tasks

  • Targeted tests

  • Overall participation in class

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