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Course details

CRICOS course code: 103878M

Level of study: English Language Courses


The upcoming semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they're on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond's exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions. The English program is specifically designed to assist international students wishing to enter Bond University. The program provides students with the academic language skills required in a university where English is the medium of instruction; these skills include the macro areas of reading, writing, listening and speaking (including pronunciation) as well as critical thinking and research skills. Students will develop relevant academic skills, digital literacies and intercultural competency in preparation for higher education and beyond. About the program - Bond’s English program is designed to improve your English language skills to enter University. Offered in 10-week blocks, the subjects increase English language proficiency and develop academic skills, digital literacies and intercultural competence in preparation for university study. The program provides a personalised teaching approach in a supportive environment with dedicated student support. English students can access the same support services, leisure, library and IT services available to all University students. Mode - On Campus; Duration - Up to 7 study periods; Program type - Bond College Program; Study area - English Language Program. Study schedule - Full-time study involves 25 hours per week, with five of those hours being for independent study and/or individual consultation. Intakes for the subjects are built to transfer to Bond University’s academic semesters. This allows you to progress easily into the University’s degree programs when the time comes. Admission criteria - Entry to the English program is via one of the following methods: International English Language Testing System - Academic (IELTS Academic); Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE Academic); Test of English as a Foreign Language - Internet Based Test (TOEFL - IBT); Cambridge English: Advanced Test scores for the following tests can be used as a guide and all students will be required to be tested on arrival using a placement test. The placement test will determine the actual level of the English tuition required. English pathways to further study: 7 with a Distinction or High Distinction grade - Students who attain a grade of Distinction or higher in English 7 will be eligible for entry into University programs that have an entry requirement of IELTS 7.0 with no band less than 6.5. Due to the specific accreditation requirements, the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science, Doctor of Physiotherapy, Master of Psychology (Clinical), Master of Professional Psychology, and Master of Occupational Therapy require a formal English test. 7 - Students will be eligible for entry into programs that have an IELTS entry requirement of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0. 6 - Students will be eligible for entry into Level 7 and the Bond University Higher Education Diplomas and the Diploma Preparation Program. 5 - Students will be eligible for entry into Level 6 and the Bond University College Foundation Program. 4 - Students will be eligible for entry into Level 5. 3 - Students will be eligible for entry into Level 4.

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Course opportunities

Start date: October
Duration: Flexible

Bond University College

14 University Drive
Gold Coast Queensland 4226


Bond University
14 University Drive (Off Cottesloe Drive)
Gold Coast Queensland 4226