English and Academic Preparation (10 Weeks)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00103D

English for Academic Purposes Intermediate stream prepares students for direct entry to Federation University programs requiring an IELTS of 6.0. English for Academic Purposes Advanced stream prepares students for direct entry to Federation University programs requiring an IELTS of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0. Students will develop a range of academic English skills and will learn how to apply these skills in an Australian higher education environment. The program will focus on: Academic writing, including reports and essays; Academic reading, listening and note-making; Oral presentations and tutorial discussions; Academic vocabulary and assessments tailored specifically to students' disciplines, through breakout workshop sessions; Research, library skills and independent study techniques. Intermediate level students will develop skills needed for a higher education environment that requires good command of spoken and written English. The emphasis will be on practical application of language skills in an academic environment. Advanced level students will develop skills needed for a challenging higher education environment that requires strong command of spoken and written English. The emphasis will be on practical application of language skills in an academic environment.

Structure

This program is offered across 2 levels and is designed to prepare overseas students for study at Federation University Australia. Each level comprises a 10 week course, consisting of 200 hours of teacher-led instruction.

Subjects

  • Academic preparation

Standard entry requirements

  • Intermediate - for students with IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.5)
  • Advanced - for students with IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)

Study pathways

This program is a non-award pathway into a Federation University Australia degree, and provides no credit.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $3,900 No information available Yes No information available

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