English for Academic purposes - EAP1 AND EAP 2.
Successfully completing this course ensures you meet the English requirement for all University of Tasmania undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses.
Small class sizes
Means more time with your teacher. Become part of a supportive community.
20 hours per week
Highly engaging classes with qualified teachers
Access additional learning support through our online learning environment as well as individual learning support with your teacher
What we offer
The Direct Entry Program is a 2-tier course: EAP1 (Intermediate) and EAP2 (Upper Intermediate+). Successful completion of the EAP2 course will provide you with entry into your desired University of Tasmania degree, without the need for a recognised English exam score.
The Direct Entry Programs are offered in 10-week blocks. If you have an English test score: IELTS, PTE, TOEFL, you can find out below how many weeks you may need to study to meet English entry requirements for a University of Tasmania degree. The time you spend in this program will depend on your English entry-level and how quickly you reach the required level for your chosen degree.
If you do not have an IELTS, PTE or TOEFL score, you will need to sit an English placement test. We can arrange a test for you.
Please plan your course carefully, so that you give yourself enough time to successfully complete the course.
| Direct Entry Program|
EAP 1 - 10-week course
| Direct Entry Program|
EAP 2 - 10-week course
| University of Tasmania|
|3 Jan – 3 Feb 2023||3 Jan – 3 Feb 2023||Sem 1: 20 Feb 2023|
|6 Feb – 10 Mar 2023||6 Feb – 10 Mar 2023|
|13 Mar- 21 Apr 2023||13 Mar- 21 Apr 2023|
6 Apr - 12 Apr 2023
6 Apr - 12 Apr 2023
|24 Apr - 26 May 2023||24 Apr - 26 May 2023|
|29 May - 30 Jun 2023||29 May - 30 Jun 2023||Sem 2: 10 Jul 2023|
|10 Jul - 11 Aug 2023||10 Jul - 11 Aug 2023|
|14 Aug - 15 Sep 2023||14 Aug - 15 Sep 2023|
|25 Sep - 27 Oct 2023||25 Sep - 27 Oct 2023|
|30 Oct - 1 Dec 2023||30 Oct - 1 Dec 2023|
Note General English is no longer available
While many students progress steadily through their course, some students may need to spend additional time building their skills and confidence. It is important to note that you may need to repeat one or more levels if you are not making satisfactory progress. When thinking about your study plans, you may need to allow time for additional study before the commencement of your intended degree.
English Language tuition fees
- Tuition fee per week AUD$$445.20
- Tuition fee per 10 weeks AUD$4,452
- Students may be required to purchase textbooks
With some of the lowest living costs in Australia, Tasmania is a great place to live during your studies. Living in Tasmania is considered more affordable than other major Australian cities such as Sydney and Melbourne. Find out more about some of the following costs:
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|IELTS||PTE||TOEFL iBT||English for|
|5.5 (no band less than 5.5)||46 (42)||46 (Writing 18)||EAP 2 (10 weeks)|
Exit level for Bachelor,
Masters, and Higher
|5 (no band less than 5)||38 (35)||40 (Writing 14)||EAP 1 (10 weeks)|
Exit level for Foundation
Studies Program and
This course meets a range of needs providing essential English for Academic Purposes (EAP) fundamentals for those with tertiary study ambitions as well as consolidation of broader language structures. It provides intensive English-language tuition for intermediate-level learners.
Students develop ability and confidence by focusing on:
- Developing vocabulary
- Effective communication
- Writing summaries, essays and reports
- Relevant note-taking
- Collaborative group work
- Presentation skills
EAP2 are rigorous academic English units that help students acquire the necessary skills to undertake studies in University of Tasmania degree programs.
Through learning tasks and assignments that reflect the standard of English expected at the tertiary level, these challenging units provide students with academic language skills and study strategies necessary for success at the university level. Completion of EAP2 with the required pass marks satisfies the English language requirement for entry into undergraduate and postgraduate University of Tasmania degree programs.
- Critical thinking and analysis
- The use of academic conventions
- Constructing essays/reports and retrieving and citing relevant sources
- Managing a university workload
- Preparing and presenting research assignments
Students are assessed on their academic language, research and study skills across the following areas:
- Academic writing
- Listening and note-taking
- Reading strategies and comprehension
- Critical thinking and research skills
While many students progress steadily through their course, some students may need to spend additional time building their skills and confidence. It is important to note that you may need to repeat one or more levels if you are not making satisfactory progress. When thinking about your study plans, you may need to allow time for additional study before commencement of your intended degree.