English for Academic Purposes

If you plan to study at an English speaking university or college, but don't think your English is good enough you can improve your language and study skills before you go on this English for Academic Purposes course in Sydney, Australia.

Our price promise

If you find this course cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price and give you a £50 voucher when you book*.

*Applies only to like-for-like dates at the same school on the same course for the same duration.


Minimum entry requirements

Course format

  • Length of study: From 1 term
  • Lessons per week: 28
  • Maximum class size: 15
  • Typical student age: 21- 40
  • Typical student mix:
    18% Asian, 40% Far Eastern, 12% Japanese, 10% European, 20% Middle Eastern

Dates and fees

  • Start dates:
    • 17 Mar 2014
    • 21 Apr 2014
    • 26 May 2014
  • Tuition fees: From 4550.00 AUD

    Tuition length options

    • 1 term: 4550.00 AUD
    • 2 terms: 8580.00 AUD
    • 3 terms: 12570.00 AUD
    • 4 terms: 16320.00 AUD
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 AUD
    • Enrolment fee: 230.00 AUD
  • Other expenses:

Why choose English for Academic Purposes?

  •     Learn the English you need for academic study 
  •     Gain invaluable study-skills: note-taking, research/presentation skills, academic writing, debating, analysis and critiquing skills.
  •     IELTS or TOEFL skills preparation training

Join a dedicated class of students all studying towards the same goal, and it's incredible what results you will achieve. The school’s teachers are experienced in giving you the skills you need to enter the exam room with confidence - and exit with great results.

Course structure

20 General English, Exam Preparation, Business Communication lessons. 8 Elective lessons each week. Choose from:

  • Grammar skills
  • Vocabulary
  • Conversation skills
  • Presentation skills

Choose 1 or 2 electives per week.  You can change electives every 4 weeks if you wish.

Teaching method

All lessons are taught the Embassy way, with full in-class participation, group work, pair work, and class discussions. Bear in mind that exam classes also necessitate a certain amount of solo work and mock examinations. Students are expected to be dedicated and to work to the best of their abilities.

You can be confident that Embassy’s professional, qualified teachers will respond to the needs of the class, using an assortment of learning materials and techniques. You'll be expected to complete daily homework assignments and sample tests.


Technology in the classroom

You will have access to the modern technologies on offer to help your language learning experience. These include interactive whiteboards and captivating online learning environments. It is all part of bringing your language learning experience alive and ensures that your learning experience will be a positive one. All text books and materials are provided on this course. You may wish to purchase additional supporting books, although they are not essential.


Receive a Certificate of Achievement, awarded by the Academic Board.

Assessment and progress

This course is assessed by course assignments (two essays, oral presentation, and research report) and a mid-term and end of term exam. Stay focussed with: learning goals & objectives, personal learning plans, progress tutorials and reports.

Subject to suitable exam passes you can be guaranteed a place at university. Contact us for more details

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