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.
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:
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.
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:
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.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.