English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

English for Academic Purposes is designed to increase your skills for the English-language requirements of Australian higher education.

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English for Academic Purposes is ideal for students wishing to undertake Tertiary study in Australia, our EAP programs will develop your skills in research, essay-writing, oral presentations and tutorial participation.

English Unlimited offer two levels of EAP courses:

  • EAP A for Advanced level students
  • EAP B for Upper Intermediate level students

Each course is 5-26 weeks in duration, and prepares students for the rigours of producing high-standard literature reviews, annotated bibliographies, survey reports, argument essays, oral presentations and critical reviews.

Please see our timetable options flyer for more information.

Course Structure

  • 2 EAP levels tailored to your academic needs

  • Academic Preparation for studying in an English-speaking education institution

  • Weekly assessments with personalised feedback

  • Grammar and vocabulary training for writing academic essays and reports

  • Training in referencing and creating annotated bibliographies

  • Reading training for research, analysis and text summarisation

  • Speaking, listening and pronunciation training to present, lead discussions and meetings, and participate in debates

  • Assessments to demonstrate competence in spoken and written academic language

  • Pronunciation for presentations and group debates

Students at Australian Pacific College & English Unlimited Lonsdale Street Campus in Melbourne

Students completing our EAP program should graduate with the following levels of Academic English:

  • EAP A – Advanced English, equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.5 – 7.5
  • EAP B – Upper Intermediate English, equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.0

Click here to see the University Pathways that can be achieved by studying one of our EAP level classes.

Entry Requirements

EAP is offered at 3 levels; EAP A, EAP B and EAP C.
The English language entry requirements for each EAP level are as follows:

  • EAP A – Completion of Upper-intermediate
  • EAP B – Completion of Intermediate 
  • EAP C – Completion of Pre-intermediate
    Prior to starting the EAP C level, students are required to be at Intermediate level.

Entry can be determined by submitting an English certificate or by placement test.

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Bundle and Save on Visa Costs

Course bundling is when you apply for a series of related courses, instead of just one course, saving you money on your visa costs. 

For example, if you are interested in a Certificate II or Certificate III course, you can combine it into a bundle with a related Certificate IV course. Or combine a Certificate IV course with a related Diploma and Advanced Diploma.