English for

Academic Purposes

Our English for Academic Purposes course (EAP) is designed for international students who wish to pursue further studies at a VET college or a University in Australia. These students have not achieved a satisfactory IELTS score or equivalent to enter their projected courses.

This course is designed to equip students with the academic English language skills required at a tertiary level and to introduce them to the cultural aspects of student life at Australian universities and colleges.

EAP Levels and Entry Requirements:

Course Code Course Course contact hours Duration Entry levels Exit level and entry info
098573G Preliminary EAP 20 hrs. per week 6 weeks

-IELTS 4.5 or equivalent

-An ELSIS Intermediate Certificate

-IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

-A minimum B grade allows entry to EAP1

-An A grade allows entry to EAP2

058166K EAP1 20 hrs. per week 12 weeks

-IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

-An ELSIS Intermediate Certificate with a Grade A

-IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

-A minimum B grade allows entry to VET courses and EAP 2

058166K EAP2 20 hrs. per week 12 weeks

-IELTS 5.5 or equivalent for undergraduate courses

-An ELSIS Upper-intermediate Certificate with a minimum grade B

-IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

-A minimum B grade allows entry to undergraduate courses

20 hrs. per week

-IELTS 6.0 or equivalent for postgraduate courses

-An ELSIS Upper-intermediate certificate with a grade A

-IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

-An A grade allows entry to postgraduate courses

*There may be further entry prerequisites associated with individual colleges/ universities with whom ELSIS has established pathway agreements. Please check our pathway page and your prospective pathway institution for further details.

Why Study EAP at ELSIS?

  • Listen to academic lectures and conduct research in your future fields of study.
  • Explore job requirements in your future fields of study.
  • Connect with online academic communities.
  • Take advantage of language support workshops during your first 6 weeks at university.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Use critical thinking skills effectively to evaluate written and spoken texts.
  • Develop your academic vocabulary through reading and research.
  • Produce essays and reports as required for tertiary entry level.
  • Understand and apply academic referencing conventions.
  • Prepare and deliver oral presentations to tertiary level standards.

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