English Language

General English (Elementary to Advanced)

CRICOS 0101786
Bachelor of Psychological Sciences | Torrens University

What is General English (Elementary to Advanced)?

Develop all-round English skills in a welcoming and dynamic environment. This course is designed to introduce you to everything that is required when learning a new language and the core skills to communicate confidently and independently in English (reading, writing, speaking, and listening).

Studying General English is fun, interactive and portable! Your learning experience can take you anywhere in Australia, with campuses located in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.

You could choose to take this opportunity to move between our Australian campuses, travel Australia and improve your English during your studies.

This course will offer pathways into the TULC EAP course.

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Learning outcomes

  • Confidence in communicating independently in English
  • Improved reading, writing, speaking and listening ability
  • Improve your study and employment opportunities both in Australia and globally
Study mode
Online, On campus
Campus locations*
Sydney, Melbourne, Online
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
10 to 40 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 0101786.

*For more details on international student study options.

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A welcoming environment
This course is designed to introduce students to everything required when learning a new language and the core skills to communicate confidently and independently in English.

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Fun, interactive and portable
We have campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide, as well as online. You can move from city to city, travelling Australia and improving your English during your studies.

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Learn from the best
Our highly qualified and experienced TESOL teachers are committed to educating international students in an engaging and supportive manner.
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

The confidence you gain in communicating in English will improve your employment opportunities both in Australia and globally. From General English, you can progress into English for Academic Purposes courses, which will prepare you for entry into Torrens University Australia degree programs.

Madison Browne - Bachelor of Business Event Management student testimonial
I am a doctor from Brazil and wanted to improve my English to have the opportunity to study and live with my family in Australia. The General English course has taught me to communicate confidently with my peers and prepared me to pursue further higher education in Australia.
Christiane Teixeira Vasconcellos
General English and Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Health, Finalist for the NSW Student of the Year award (ELICOS)

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 (Elementary to Advanced)

  • Communication strategies
  • Communicative language competence
  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Working with text
  • 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.

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 2.5 or equivalent.
English language placement test. This test ensures students will be placed in the relevant English language program.

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 2.5 or equivalent.
English language placement test. This test ensures students will be placed in the relevant English language program.

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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