English and Academic Preparation 2 (10 weeks)

The English and Academic Preparation (EAP) program is a non-award University accredited access and preparatory pathway program for non-English speaking background international students intending to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate degree studies at Federation University Australia. This is suitable for students needing to meet the equivalent of an IELTS 6.0 overall (with no band less than 6.0), IELTS 6.5 overall (with no band less than 6.5) or IELTS 7.0 overall (with no band less than 6.5) to commence study.
Ballarat - Mt Helen
Berwick
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Ballarat - Mt Helen
Semester 1
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Semester 2
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Other intakes
Winter 2021
Summer 2021
Berwick
Semester 1
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Semester 2
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Other intakes
Winter 2021
Summer 2021
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Length

(30 credit points = 0.25 EFTSL)
ATAR

The English and Academic Preparation Intermediate stream prepares students for direct entry into Federation University programs requiring Academic IELTS of Overall 6.0, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent.

The English and Academic Preparation Advanced stream prepares students for direct entry into Federation University programs requiring Academic IELTS of Overall 6.5, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent.

The English and Academic Preparation Graduate stream prepares students for direct entry into Federation University programs requiring Academic IELTS of Overall 7.0, with no band less than 6.5, or equivalent.

Students will develop a range of academic English skills and will learn how to apply these skills in an Australian higher education environment.

The program will focus on:

  • Academic writing, including reports and essays
  • Academic reading, listening and note-making
  • Oral presentations and tutorial discussions
  • Academic vocabulary and assessments tailored specifically to students' disciplines, through breakout workshop sessions
  • Research, library skills and independent study techniques

Intermediate level students will develop skills needed for a higher education environment that requires good command of spoken and written English. The emphasis will be on practical application of language skills in an academic environment.

Advanced level students will develop skills needed for a challenging higher education environment that requires strong command of spoken and written English. The emphasis will be on practical application of language skills in an academic environment.

 

20 hours per week

Entry requirements (year 12)

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: No

Federation University code: XT2

CRICOS code: 050427C

Fees are subject to change annually.

Please contact studentfees@federation.edu.au for annual fee information
 
Other fees

You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

School of Education

Course coordinator

Rachel Daniel