English Enhancement Program
This program can only be studied concurrently with being enrolled in the Post Graduate Qualifying Program (PQP) at Sydney Graduate School of Management (SGSM), Western Sydney University. International students will have their student visa COE with the PQP.
Duration: 20 weeks over two quarters and includes eight hours of face-to-face classroom time per week.
Where: The College's Sydney Olympic Park Campus or Parramatta City Campus.
This course enables students to hone their language skills in academic writing, reading, listening and speaking to a high level and prepares them for study in a university environment. Students who successfully pass this course, delivered in conjunction with the PQP course, satisfy the English entry requirements to Western Sydney University.
Students will undertake tests in reading, writing and listening in each quarter as well as assessment tasks throughout. Assessment tasks include writing research reports and essays, presenting seminars, responding to academic articles and lectures, and engaging in spoken dialogues. Study skills are an integral part of the course and will familiarise students with academic study conventions as well as develop critical thinking and independent learning skills.
Students will need to have achieved one of the following for entry in to the program:
- IELTS 6 with 5.5 in all areas
- TOEFL PBT 540/ IBT 75
- Pearson PTE 54
- The College English Entrance Test 70%+
- Pass in The College EAP 4 course
To complete the program, students will need to achieve a 55% pass overall and a pass result in tests and all assessment tasks.