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English for Academic Purposes (EAP)


This programme develops the English language knowledge needed for vocational and academic studies.


The programme emphasises the skills and strategies for comprehension and participation in lectures, seminars, research tasks, written coursework and examinations.

Skills in academic writing, critical thinking, independent research and reporting, oral presentations and confident participation in a range of academic situations are key features of the program.

Course Content

The EAP programme has been designed to enable students to develop their critical understanding and control of the features of the English language that will best promote success in academic study. Classroom activities integrate the skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening in a series of assessment tasks which reflect the requirements of tertiary study.

Entry Level

Level 5 (CEFR B1+)

Exit Levels

Level 6 – 9 (CEFR B2 – C1)


Intake every 4 weeks, 12 week duration

Hours per week

20 contact hours

Class Size

Maximum 18 (Average 12)

Course Credit

No course credit is available for this course



Entry Requirements

Students must be 18 years or older. Students must have achieved an Eurocentres level 5 (CEFR B1+) level of English or equivalent (IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge, PTE).

Students will be required to sit an initial Language Assessment Test to ascertain their level (to enable them to join the appropriate class).

Students who do not meet entry requirements can study in General English until the appropriate level is attained.

Class Schedule (Mon – Fri)

8:45am to 1:00pm Includes 15 minute break


Ongoing class-based assessment tasks

CRICOS Code: 089551M


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