English for Academic Purposes is specifically designed to prepare international students for their continuing tertiary education, at Certificate, Diploma, Foundation Studies, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.

Students are taught English language skills that will enable them to succeed in an academic environment. Presentation skills, essay writing, and comprehensive listening tasks all give MLC students the best advantage when they go on to study at an Australian University.

Students are also exposed to advanced grammar and language skills as well as academic areas including Academic Conventions in Footnoting and Referencing, The Art of Persuasion, and Long Essay Writing.


  • 09:00-11:00 - Session 1
  • 11:00-11:30 - First break
  • 11:30-13:30 - Session 2
  • 13:30-13:45 - Second break
  • 13:45-14:45 - Session 3


A consistent IELTS band of 5.5 is recommended as a minimum entry requirement for this course. If you are unsure of your English level, the Melbourne Language Centre offers a free placement test at our Melbourne City campus every Monday.

School Dates

At MLC, classes are run continuously throughout the year – the school is open every day except Saturday, Sunday and public holidays and does not close for term or school holidays.

Program taught in:
  • English

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This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
1 - 52 weeks
340 AUD
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