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English for Academic Purposes

Duration: Up to 30 weeks
Class size: Maximum 18
Delivery: Face-to-face 20 hours per week
Intakes: 30 Oct, 2023 followed by every 10 weeks.
Levels: EAP–1 Intermediate, EAP–2 Upper Intermediate and EAP–3 Advanced
Course accreditation: TEQSA
Available to: International students
Enrolment fee $250 , material and textbook fee $300, and weekly tuition fee $250

The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course is delivered from Intermediate to Advanced levels (10 weeks a level). It focuses on a range of academic skills, with the goal of preparing students to successfully perform in a number of academic and professional English language contexts. During the course, you will be engaged with different, exciting topics and practise speaking and giving presentations, listening and following lectures, reading academic and formal texts, writing essays and research reports, grammar and a range of relevant and useful vocabulary.

There is no minimum education level to enter this course. However, students intending on gaining direct entry into a higher education course on completion of EAP will need to meet the entry requirements for that course.

For more information on admission requirements, refer to the admission policies in the Admissions Framework.

EAP Level ENTRY – IELTS Academic Test EXIT – IELTS Academic Test Equivalence
EAP1 – Intermediate
EAP2 – Upper Intermediate
EAP3 – Advanced

IELTS Academic Result Number of Weeks of Study for 6.0 Number of Weeks of Study for 6.5
20 weeks
30 weeks
15 weeks
25 weeks
10 weeks
20 weeks
5 weeks
15 weeks
10 weeks

Why choose our English program?

Our Teachers

Highly experienced and qualified


Designed for efficient learning progression

Our Method

Inclusive classroom culture


Move seamlessly to your higher education studies

Competitive Advantage

Develop language skills for listening, study and social interaction

Study In Sydney

Join our expert-led classes with international peers at our Sydney campus

ELICOS pathway | Excelsia College

Successful completion of EAP 2 enables direct entry into Excelsia undergraduate programs while EAP 3 enables direct entry into Excelsia postgraduate programs except for Master of Teaching (Secondary), Master of Counselling, Master of Social Work (Qualifying) and Doctor of Philosophy (Organisational Leadership)

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