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Academic English, English Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 70 days
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Sydney, Australia
The Academic English program from Macquarie University prepares you for academic interactions and study by introducing you to the spoken and written texts and skills you will need for success at university.
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Overview

We build your language proficiency through our communicative teaching methodology and the latest in digital learning tools with this Academic English program from Macquarie University.

Our 4 levels of Academic English (A1-A4) are designed for students from intermediate to advanced level. Depending on your English level and your goals, you can study Academic English for 5 to 20 weeks.

Our teaching staff are leaders in the field and are adept at motivating students. 

They are highly engaged in their ongoing professional development and are deeply committed to:

  • participating in the ELC’s peer teaching observation program
  • reading and discussing scholarly work to follow best practice and embrace innovative teaching ideas
  • conducting research with the Macquarie University Linguistics Department
  • undertaking Action Research
  • publishing books and journal articles
  • presenting at national and international conferences: over 50 recent presentations and webinars for fellow teachers

Programme Structure

  • Foundation Direct Entry

This 10-week program develops the language and academic skills needed to succeed in Foundation through engaging academic content as well as project work. During this program, you will have the opportunity to make new friends and use your English outside the classroom to complete group projects. 

  • Diploma Direct Entry and Intensive Direct Entry

This 10-week program develops the language and academic skills needed to succeed at Diploma level through engaging academic content as well as project work. This program is also designed to prepare students for the Intensive Program. During this program, you will have the opportunity to make new friends and use your English outside the classroom to complete group projects.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 70 days
    • Duration description

      10-week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    41

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Our 4 levels of Academic English (A1-A4) are designed for students from intermediate to advanced level. Depending on your English level and your goals, you can study Academic English for 5 to 20 weeks.

CRICOS Provider: 00002J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    490 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 490 AUD per module and a duration of 70 days.
  • National

    490 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 490 AUD per module and a duration of 70 days.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 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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