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English and Academic Preparation (20 Weeks), Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 5 months
    Duration
University rank #1129 (BCR) Ballarat, Australia
The English and Academic Preparation (20 Weeks) program is a non-award University accredited access and preparatory pathway program for non-English speaking background international students intending to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate degree studies at Federation University Australia.
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Overview

Structure

The English and Academic Preparation Intermediate stream prepares students for direct entry into Federation University programs requiring Academic IELTS of Overall 6.0, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent.

The English and Academic Preparation Advanced stream prepares students for direct entry into Federation University programs requiring Academic IELTS of Overall 6.5, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent.

Students in the English and Academic Preparation (20 Weeks) program from Federation University Australia will develop a range of academic English skills and will learn how to apply these skills in an Australian higher education environment.

Intermediate level students will develop skills needed for a higher education environment that requires good command of spoken and written English. The emphasis will be on practical application of language skills in an academic environment.

Advanced level students will develop skills needed for a challenging higher education environment that requires strong command of spoken and written English. The emphasis will be on practical application of language skills in an academic environment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Offshore applications - five weeks before the semester commencement date.
    • Onshore applications - two weeks before the semester commencement date.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 5 months
    • Duration description

      20 weeks

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The program will focus on:

  • Academic writing, including reports and essays
  • Academic reading, listening and note-making
  • Oral presentations and tutorial discussions
  • Academic vocabulary and assessments tailored specifically to students' disciplines, through breakout workshop sessions
  • Research, library skills and independent study techniques

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    35

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

CRICOS Provider No.00103D

  • Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 5 months.
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Living costs for Ballarat

  • 1260 - 2250 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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