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Academic English Preparation (AEP), English Course

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The Academic English Preparation (AEP) Program at Taylors Perth UWA helps you make fast, effective progress in speaking, writing, reading and listening in English. Improving your level of English before you begin your pathway program could be the confidence boost you need to excel in your studies.


No IELTS required

If you successfully complete the Academic English Preparation (AEP), you don’t need an IELTS score to get into the UWA Foundation Program, the Diploma of Commerce or the Diploma of Science at Taylors College Perth.

Fundamental skills for academic learning

Gain essential skills for academic learning including taking notes, writing essays, giving presentations and summarising information. Adding these tools to your skillset will help you to learn faster and feel more confident. Modern educational technology helps you achieve more, faster.

Personal study plan

We’ll work out your level of English when you apply. When you get to Taylors Perth UWA you’ll be assessed to check we’ve placed you at the right level.

As much time as you need

If you need a bit more time to reach the level of English required for your academic program, we can extend your AEP study plan.

Individual support

We keep class sizes small to give you as much individual attention as possible. You’ll have 23 hours of tuition each week.

Progress monitoring

We’ll check your progress regularly, providing reports every five weeks, to make sure you reach your full potential in English.

Delivered on campus

You’ll study on the UWA Claremont campus, so there’s no need to travel elsewhere for classes or switch locations when you begin your academic program.

Expert English teachers

AEP teachers are highly qualified and experienced professionals in English as a Second Language (ESL).

Academic support

You’ll get all the academic advice you need, to help you make a smooth transition to your academic program.

Programme Structure

Course Fee

  • $5,200
Start Dates
  • 11 January
  • 22 February
  • 28 March
  • 2 May
  • 20 June
  • 25 July
  • 29 August
  • 10 October
  • 14 November

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 085947A
  • Minimum English language requirement: Overall IELTS result of 4.5 with no band less than 4.0 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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