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Academic English Preparation (AEP), English Course

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‭Why choose Academic English Preparation (AEP)?

If you don't meet the English language entry requirements for our Foundation or Diploma ‭program at Flinders ISC, or your degree at Flinders University, the Academic English Preparation (AEP) ‭is ideal for you. ‭The Academic English Preparation (AEP) course offered at Flinders University is delivered on the Flinders ISC campus, so you will feel a part of the University community ‭from day one.

Learn essential skills

As well as improving your English language skills, you will also develop key academic skills that ‭will help you achieve success in your future studies. The AEP will teach you how to successfully ‭undertake the following activities in English:

  • ‭Group work 
  • ‭Presentations 
  • ‭Research 
  • ‭Active listening and note-taking 
  • ‭Formal writing.

We understand your needs

Our teachers are highly qualified and experienced professionals within the English as a Second ‭Language (ESL) field. Each teacher understands the needs of international students and, with our ‭smaller class sizes, is able to provide high levels of student care and support.

Programme Structure

‭The AEP is taught in 10-week terms. You will be able to study 10, 20 or 30 weeks of AEP, ‭depending on your current level of English.

The AEP starts on the following dates:

  • ‭8 January 
  • ‭19 February 
  • ‭26 March 
  • 30 April
  • ‭18 June
  • ‭23 July 
  • ‭27 August
  • ‭15 October 
  • ‭19 November

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • 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.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

    • Minimum requirement for the Academic English Preparation is IELTS 4.0, with no band less than 3.5.
    • CRICOS: 085947A

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      425 AUD/module
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    $425 per week

    Living costs for Adelaide

    • 1328 - 2480 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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