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
16 October 2017 24 November 2017
2 January 2018 9 February 2018
23 April 2018 1 June 2018
4 June 2018 13 July 2018
15 October 2018 23 November 2018
7 January 2019 15 February 2019


Module B: Listening and Speaking

Start Finish
27 November 2017 22 December 2017
4 June 201829 June 2018
26 November 201821 December 2018

Find out more

Download the 2017 English Language Guide (opens in new window) 

Download the 2017 English for Taxi Drivers Information Leaflet. (opens in a new window)

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