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ANU Access English, English Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration
University rank #29 (QS) Melbourne, Australia
ANU Access English is a 10-week intensive course with a strong focus on Academic English designed to equip international students with the academic skills and knowledge required to transition successfully to postgraduate and undergraduate courses at The Australian National University. The course is offered at the ANU College.
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Overview

The broad aims of this course are to help students to use English in an academic context and to develop the study skills needed for university studies. 

The ANU Access English course from Australian National University also aims to assist students in understanding and adjusting to the teaching and learning styles appropriate to the Australian university context and in acquiring the skills and confidence to become independent learners.

Educational Opportunity

ANU Access English is a 10-week intensive course with a strong focus on Academic English designed to equip international students with the academic skills and knowledge required to transition successfully to postgraduate and undergraduate courses at The Australian National University. 

Programme Structure

Course Content

ANU Access English consists of 20 hours per week of face-to-face classroom instruction, with 12 hours per week dedicated to Reading/Writing components and 8 hours per week to Listening/Speaking components. 

In the ANU Access English course, students can expect to improve their:

  • Research and critical thinking skills.
  • Academic reading and writing skills, including how to write an Annotated Bibliography and an academic essay.
  • Listening and note-taking skills, including how to make notes in lectures.
  • Presentation, discussion and teamwork skills, including how to deliver an oral presentation, how to participate in tutorial discussions and how to work on group projects.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description

      10 weeks

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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

  • To directly enrol in the course, students must have an overall IELTS Band Score of 6.0 with a minimum Band Score of 5.5 in each skill. 
  • Students who successfully complete the Academic English Preparation (AEP) programme level 4 are also eligible to enrol in the course. For more information on the AEP progression requirements, visit Academic English Preparation (AEP).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    6000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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