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English for Academic Purposes

CRICOS Code: 080625D

Intakes: Every Monday

Course Length: 1-52 weeks

There is no minimum or standard course length. The appropriate length of study can be discussed with the Course Coordinator depending on your current level and the entry requirements of your pathway course.

Campus: Melbourne (Level 4, 222 Bourke Street, Melbourne)

Hours: 25 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Delivery: Face-to-Face

Age: 18 years +

  • International Students

  • Local Students


Course Overview:

English for Academic Purposes is specifically designed to prepare you for your continuing tertiary education, at Certificate, Diploma, Foundation Studies, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.

You are taught English language skills that will enable you to succeed in an academic environment. Presentation skills, essay writing, and comprehensive listening tasks all give you the best advantage when you go on to study at an Australian University.

You are also exposed to advanced grammar and language skills as well as academic areas including Academic Conventions in Footnoting and Referencing, The Art of Persuasion, and Long Essay Writing.


Time Activity
9:00-10:30 Session 1
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:00 Session 2
12:00-12:30 Break
12:30-13:45 Session 3
13:45-14:00 Break
14:00-15:00 Session 4



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A consistent IELTS band of 5.5 is recommended as a minimum entry requirement for this course. If you are unsure of your English level, the Melbourne Language Centre offers a free placement test at our Melbourne City campus every Monday. Bookings are essential, contact us for more information.

School Dates:

At MLC, classes are run continuously throughout the year – the school is open every day except Saturday, Sunday and public holidays and does not close for term or school holidays.


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