English for Academic Purposes 1 (last offered 2019)

English for Academic Purposes 1 is the best way to improve your academic English language skills for further study at QUT International College.

International
This course is only available for international students.
This course is only available for international students.
Campus
Kelvin Grove
Duration
12 weeks full-time
Course starts
February, July and October
CRICOS
089565E

Highlights

Highlights

  • Improve and develop your written and oral academic English.
  • Meet the English language requirements for entry into Foundation and Diploma programs, or progress into EAP 2.
  • Learn to operate effectively in an Australian university setting, with topics including study techniques, and expectations of student to lecturer relations.

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Why choose this course?

As an English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP 1) student, you will develop the academic English language skills you need to enter the Foundation or Diploma programs at QUT International College, or progress on to EAP 2.

You will:

  • develop your academic writing skills so you can produce quality essays and reports
  • gather practical skills such as note-taking strategies and how to reference
  • learn how to conduct academic research through the library and on the internet
  • build your confidence speaking in an academic setting and giving presentations
  • be better prepared to achieve academic success in your further studies at QUT

QUT International College community will also offer you valuable opportunities, such as the Student Mentor program and Activities Club, which will help you meet new friends and broaden your Australian learning experience. You will also be able to access a broad range of additional learning support.

What to expect

Real-world facilities

EAP 1 is taught at QUT International College which is located at QUT's Kelvin Grove campus. The College is where you will spend most of your time going to classes and getting to know other international students. You will also receive a QUT Student ID card so you can access all of QUT's outstanding facilities, and enjoy a fun and exciting university experience right from the start.

Learn from the best

All of our on-going English language teachers have postgraduate qualifications specialising in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), and a minimum of 15 years teaching experience, so we can cater to your educational background and cultural perspective.

Schedule

EAP 1 classes are divided into two streams: Early and Late. You will be put into one of these streams for the 12-week period.

  • Early: 8:30am - 3:30pm
  • Afternoon: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Course dates

We have 3 start dates a year. Check here for our course start dates.

 

Careers and outcomes

Course articulation

To progress from EAP 1 into the Standard Foundation program, a Diploma program or English for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP 2), you must achieve a minimum overall score of 65% in EAP 1.

Details and units

Requirements

Course code
QC31
CRICOS code
089565E
Campus
  • Kelvin Grove
Duration
12 weeks full-time
Entry
Entry
February, July and October

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
154 154 154
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
5 5 5
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
38 38 38
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
49 10 15

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2021 fees

2021 fees

2021: $5,400 per course (48 credit points)

2020 fees

2020 fees

2020: $5,400 per course (48 credit points)

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