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

24 Apr 2017
5 Jun 2017
16 Oct 2017
2 Jan 2018

2 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
24 Nov 2017
9 Feb 2018


Module B: Listening and Speaking

Start Finish

5 Jun 2017
27 Nov 2017

30 Jun 2017
22 Dec 2017


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