Browns English Language School

Browns English Language School

Pathways

The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program prepares international students for vocational or university study in Australia and other contexts where English is the language of instruction. BROWNS students can progress onto the following institutions after completing their English program: Academia International Aviation Australia Bond University CQUniversity (CQU) GeSS Education Massage Schools of Queensland (MSQ) Dentos School of Management (DSM) Institute of Business and Management Australia (IBMA) Griffith University James Cook University Brisbane (JCUB) Le Cordon Bleu Australia New York Film Academy Australia SAE Institute of Australia (SAE) Southern Cross University (SCU) TAFE Queensland Torrens University Australia (TUA) University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Overview

The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program prepares international students for vocational or university study in Australia and other contexts where English is the language of instruction.The course aims to develop student awareness, knowledge and skills in the use of English as the language of teaching and learning in a vocational and/or university environment.

Learning activities will focus on writing, reading and listening, grammar and vocabulary development, oral presentation skills, research skills and web literacy. There will be an emphasis on the development of critical literacy and critical thinking throughout the course.

By engaging in such activities, students will gain increased understanding in using English to communicate in academic contexts at Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.

Duration: 1-71 weeks (depending on visa)

*Starting any Monday within the first three weeks of the recommended start date. Excluding public holidays and school closure periods.

Campus: Available at our Brisbane and Gold Coast campuses

Mode of Study: On-campus

CRICOS Code: 080398K

Course Description:

20 hours in-class and 5 hours Self-study/Project work/Assessment Tasks
10 week modules
Daily Academic lessons based on Academic Language and Academic Skills with a focus on Task production
Pathway into selected Australian universities and colleges
Regular academic progress checks, counselling and reporting in conjunction with the BROWNS Academic Journal

Entry Requirements:

    Intermediate English language level or above
    Student, Working Holiday or Visitor visa
    Verifiable results of a standardised English test or the BROWNS Online Placement Test
    Age: 16 and over

Entry and Exit Points*:

LEVEL   ENTRY LEVEL                  EXIT LEVEL               PATHWAY PARTNER PROGRAM
EAP3     IELTS 4.5 or equivalent     IELTS 5.0 equivalent    Certificate IV
EAP4     IELTS 5.0 or equivalent     IELTS 5.5 equivalent    Diploma
EAP5     IELTS 5.5 or equivalent     IELTS 6.0 equivalent    Bachelor Degree
EAP6     IELTS 6.0 or equivalent     IELTS 6.5 equivalent    Masters Degree
 


When you study a BROWNS English for Academic Purposes course, you greatly improve your chances of success at University, TAFE or College. Our professional teaching team will ensure that you are well-prepared for the English language requirements in your chosen course of study.

 

 

 

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