English for Academic Purposes

Bond University

This program is designed to improve student's academic English and study skills so they can enrol in Bond University or other higher education courses in Australia and internationally. There are three levels - each level is one semester or 14 weeks long. When students apply, they will be placed in the right level of the program to match their English proficiency. Level 1: Develops language and study skills through planning and writing essays, improving reading speed, learning how to take and organise notes, planning and delivering short speeches and presentations. Level 2: Develops writing skills, research skills for essay writing, text analysis skills and note-taking strategies. Level 3: Concentrates on developing skills in writing reports and essays, note-taking from written and spoken texts, understanding university lectures, research and study skills, arguments and debates.

Course Fee:

International: $4,920

Entry Requirements:

Students must successfully pass Bond University College's EAP entry test


All EAP students, regardless of level, are assessed in the four macro skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking through the following: ongoing assignments throughout the semester; mid-semester exam (week 7); final exam (week 14).

Subjects you can Study:

English as a second language

Further information:

As a guide, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) results usually correspond to the following EAP entry levels: IELTS 5.0 - EAP 1 (with no band score less than 4.5) IELTS 5.5 - EAP 2 (with no band score less than 5.0) IELTS 6.0 - EAP 3 (with no band score less than 5.5).

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00017B

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gold Coast No info No Full time 14 weeks
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