English Language

English For Academic Purposes 1 and 2 (Intermediate to Advanced)

CRICOS 098575F and 098576E
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What is English for Academic Purposes?

English for Academic Purposes will develop your English language skills and prepare you for university entry. This course is designed to help you adjust to university in Australia and equip you with the English proficiency and academic skills necessary to undertake a higher education degree.
We cover topics such as research skills, paraphrasing and summarising, referencing and academic integrity. There is continued focus on improving your skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking as well as language development work. Torrens University Language Centre will ensure you’re ready for all the challenges of higher education – it’s the perfect place to prepare you for entry into Torrens University Australia.

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Learning outcomes

  • Students who do not meet the English language requirements of their degree or diploma program at Torrens University.
  • Students wanting to extend their written and spoken language to enable them to study effectively in their chosen course and use English independently outside the classroom in a broad range of situations, both formal and informal.
Study mode
Online, On campus
Campus locations*
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Online
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
10 to 30 weeks full time
Start date
03 Jan 2023
06 Feb 2023
Fees

This course is delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 098575F and 098576E.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Develop your academic English language skills
When you finish this course, you will have the English skills necessary to progress into a higher education degree in Australia.

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Maximise your chances of success
With more than 25 years of experience in English language teaching, we offer you the confidence to communicate in English and improve your employment opportunities.

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Personalised approach
Our staff can provide advice on your studies, future career aspirations and help you to meet course requirements.
We are passionate about providing you with the skills to be ready for life – not just for class or study. Find out what our students had to say about the Torrens University Language Centre.
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Career opportunities

After completing English for Academic Purposes, you will be ready for higher education study that will lead to your desired career.

Madison Browne - Bachelor of Business Event Management student testimonial
After completing the Academic English course, I’ve learnt a lot of new things and experienced a new way of learning - how to speak in the public and debate confidently. I am more confident speaking English and able to apply my skills in class presentations and interviews.
Hieu Xuan Leu
English for Academic Purposes and Bachelor of Software Engineering (Artificial Intelligence),

Key language areas

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

General English 2 (Intermediate) and General English 3 (Advance)

  • Speaking
  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

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Torrens University Language Centre Overview

Learn more about the English language courses offered by TULC and improve your pathway to university and career opportunities in Australia and globally.

Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International

Fees

Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.

FEE-HELP

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP

Scholarships

We’re dedicated to supporting your studies from start to success, which is why we offer TULC regional scholarships. Contact us for more information.

Admission criteria

To be eligible for admission, you must satisfy one of the entry requirements below.

Minimum academic IELTS 4.5 or equivalent.

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.

Fees

Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Download International fees PDF

Scholarships

We’re dedicated to supporting your studies from start to success, which is why we offer TULC regional scholarships. Contact us for more information.

Admission criteria

To be eligible for admission, you must satisfy one of the entry requirements below.

Minimum academic IELTS 4.5 or equivalent.

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • When can I start my English course?
  • How many weeks can I study a course?
  • Can I work in Australia while I study?
  • Do I need to have health cover or insurance?
  • Am I eligible for a discounted price?
  • Do I have to do a placement test?
  • How much will my English improve?
  • Who can assist me if I have any questions?

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