Advanced Academic English Skills

CRICOS Code 082209D

Divided into two modules, this course is for students who want to polish their English skills before entering university.

Details

Duration: Module A runs for six weeks, and Module B runs for four weeks. This course includes 20 hours of face-to-face classroom time per week.

Where: The College, Level 4, 8 Australia Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

The Course

Module A: Reading and Writing

This module is run over six weeks and is for students who need to refine their reading and writing skills before entry in to university. Students who do this course will either have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 and above, but only a 5.5 in reading and writing.

Entry:

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5/7.0+ (reading/writing 5.5)
  • TOEFL PBT 560/IBT 82
  • Pearson (Academic) 58 with communicative skill score (Reading/Writing) between 43 and 49
  • The College English Entrance Test 75%

Module B: Listening and Speaking

This module runs over four weeks and focuses on providing students with high levels of spoken communication. It is designed to help with fluency, pronunciation and public speaking, and combines well with Module A. Students who do this course will either have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 and above, but only a 5.5 in Listening and Speaking.

Entry:

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5/7.0+ (speaking/listening 5.5)
  • TOEFL PBT 560/ IBT 82
  • Pearson (Academic) 58 with communicative skill score (Listening/Speaking) between 43 and 49
  • The College English Entrance Test 75%

For Prospective Students

  • If you do not have an English test score, The College offers an English Language Entrance Test.
  • If you've had low scores in reading and listening in the past, you must do Module A first.
  • The entry and exit requirements outlined above are for international students entering Western Sydney University only.

Dates

Module A: Reading and Writing

Start Finish
15 October 201823 November 2018
7 January 201915 February 2019
23 April 201931 May 2019
3 June 201912 July 2019
14 October 201922 November 2019
6 January 202014 February 2020


Module B: Listening and Speaking

Start Finish
26 November 201821 December 2018
3 June 201928 June 2019
25 November 201920 December 2019

Find out more

Download the 2018 English Language Guide (opens in new window)

Download the 2018 IELTS Preparation Brochure (opens in a new window)

For more information, email studyenglish@westernsydney.edu.au