EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper-intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.
English for Academic Purposes (EAP) is made up of the following courses:
(course available across all intakes)
A 10-week course for students who wish to study academic English or gain direct entry into foundaton studies, TAFE certificates/diplomas or higher education diplomas (Diploma of Business, Engineering or Information Technology) at VU.
(courses available at intakes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 & 9)
A specialised 10-week program for students who wish to enrol in a Victoria University undergraduate course.
(courses available at intakes 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 & 9)
For students with an advanced level of English who wish to enrol in a Victoria University postgraduate course.
Benefits of studying EAP
You will study the following subjects:
We offer a variety of English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) at different levels. We use an active teaching approach to help you learn English. We target reading, writing, speaking and listening.
Many of our courses use our own textbooks and teaching materials. Assessment is a combination of ongoing assessment and final assessment tasks at the end of each course.
Our courses improve your English skills and prepare you to study at university or TAFE in diplomas, degrees, masters and PhDs.
The English courses we offer are:
1. General English from Elemenatry to Advanced (GE1 to GE5) - To study diploma courses
2. English for Academic Purposes from Upper intermediate to Advanced (EAP4 to EAP6) - To study bachelor, master and PhD courses
3. IELTS Preparation
Learning activities in class
During your classes you will participate in:
Class Size and Hours
The average class size is 15 students (maximum of 18 students). Our students study 20 hours a week, 4 hours per day. There are usually 2 hours of morning classes and two hours of afternoon classes. On most days, additional support classes are provided during lunch breaks.
At VU English, we provide customised study tours for foreign universities and institutions.
You can improve your English language proficiency and have a unique Australian experience. We can arrange: