Course details

CRICOS course code: 063671F

Level of study: English Language Courses

Summary

This course aims to develop the advanced reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar, computer and study skills required for further study at ACU, for Diplomas, Undergraduate Degrees and Postgraduate Programs. It will prepare students for the language, academic and cultural demands of studying at ACU. Students in English for Academic Purposes: Direct Entry will develop: Comprehension, critical thinking, note taking skills and vocabulary; Academic speaking and writing skills; Further knowledge of English grammar; and The ability to communicate on issues relating to their field of interest. Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration. Advantages: English for Academic Purposes: Direct Entry focuses on developing the English language proficiency and approach to academic study that students need to successfully complete university level courses. At the same time, it allows students to become familiar with their campus and the resources and services available to international students. The assessment tasks are similar to those that students undertake in university courses at ACU and require students to use campus library resources, including subject-specific databases. Students have the opportunity to focus on their own area of interest, such as nursing or business. Assessment: In the English for Academic Purposes, assessment is continuous. Students undertake a variety of assessment tasks, which may include writing an academic essay with appropriate referencing, leading and participating in a tutorial discussion, giving an oral presentation and taking in-class English proficiency tests. Upon successful completion of EAP students will meet the English language requirement of most ACU Diploma courses, undergraduate degrees and postgraduate programs. Students with a result of 85% or above will meet the entry requirement for postgraduate Teacher Education courses; Students will a result of 80% or above will meet the entry requirement for undergraduate Teacher Education courses; Students with a result above 75% will meet the English language requirement for an ACU course requiring IELTS 7.0; Students with a result of 65-74% will meet the English language requirement for an ACU course requiring IELTS 6.5; Students with a result of 60-64% will meet the English language requirement for an ACU course requiring IELTS 6.0; Students with a result of 50-59% will meet the English language requirement for an ACU course requiring IELTS 5.5. Students with a result below 50% will not meet the English language requirement for any ACU course. Length of the course: 5 weeks/10 weeks/20 weeks/30 weeks

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 380 Per Week Read moreEstimated Total Cost: 11,400
Start date: November
Duration: 30 weeks
Address

Australian Catholic University - Brisbane Campus

1100 Nudgee Road
Brisbane Queensland 4014
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 380 Per Week Read moreEstimated Total Cost: 7,600
Duration: 20 weeks
Address

Australian Catholic University - Brisbane Campus

1100 Nudgee Road
Brisbane Queensland 4014
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 380 Per Week Read moreEstimated Total Cost: 1,900
Duration: 5 weeks
Address

Australian Catholic University - Brisbane Campus

1100 Nudgee Road
Brisbane Queensland 4014
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 380 Per Week Read moreEstimated Total Cost: 3,800
Start date: October
November
Duration: 10 weeks
Address

Australian Catholic University - Brisbane Campus

1100 Nudgee Road
Brisbane Queensland 4014
Australia

Address

Australian Catholic University
North Sydney Campus
40 Edward Street Sydney New South Wales 2060
Australia