English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Victoria University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 082777E

Level of study: English Language


English for Academic Purposes (EAP) is a university and TAFE preparation course for international students. It's designed for international students with upper-intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course. EAP is made up of the following units: EAP 4 - English for Academic Purposes Upper Intermediate: A 10-week unit for students who wish to study academic English or gain direct entry into foundation studies, TAFE certificates/diplomas or higher education diplomas (Diploma of Business, Engineering or Information Technology) at VU; EAP 5 - University Preparation Undergraduate: A specialized 10-week unit for students who wish to enrol in a Victoria University undergraduate course. EAP 6 - University Preparation Postgraduate: For students with an advanced level of English who wish to enrol in a Victoria University postgraduate course. Benefits of studying EAP: Over 95% graduation rates; Rapid progress in academic reading, writing, speaking and listening; Practice in lecture and tutorial note-taking; Direct entry to TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate courses; Extra support for students. Levels: EAP 4 (Upper Intermediate); EAP 5 (Advanced I); EAP 6 (Advanced II). Study areas - EAP study areas include: academic culture; academic writing (including research and referencing skills); academic reading; academic listening; academic speaking (including tutorial and oral presentation skills). Entry: IELTS 5.0, VU English Placement Test or completion of VU General English Intermediate (Level 3) (Overall score of 6, plus writing at 6, for EAP 6. Overall score of 5.5, plus writing at 5.5, for EAP 5)

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
440 Per Week
Read moreEnrolment fee: 200
10 weeks per-level City Flinders Campus
300 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000


Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
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