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English Language Courses

Kaplan Business School offers a range of English Language programs for those students who need to improve their English proficiency before commencing their studies with us.

ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES

Our English for Academic Purposes course is designed for students to develop the necessary language and study skills to fulfil academic tasks needed for future study in an academic environment.

The course focuses on speaking, listening, reading and writing in an academic context, as well as academic skills such as note-taking, summarising, academic writing, referencing and giving oral presentations.

Our course is aimed at students aspiring to advanced education that requires complex and specific language and communication skills.

The English for Academic Purposes course will help students improve their English proficiency to prepare for further studies.

At the end of the course, the students can achieve the following:

Listening

  • Listen to academic lectures and use effective note-taking strategies

Reading

  • Read using various techniques to comprehend academic texts

Speaking

  • Prepare and deliver oral presentations
  • Participate in informal and formal discussions

Study Skills

  • Apply various study skills, including referencing, group work strategies, time organisation, and exam and study techniques


Course CRICOS Code:

105225K

Hours of Study:

20 hours of teaching delivery, plus 5 hours of MyKBS.

Typical Duration:

  • Level 1 – 10 weeks
  • Level 2 – 10 weeks

Entry Requirements:

To enrol in this course, there is no prior educational level requirement.

A student must have one of the following to enter the course:

For EAP1:

  • Intermediate (B1) English (as indicated by KITE or previous study), or
  • IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum 5.0 in writing), TOEFL 37, PTE 35 or equivalent - copies of certificates to be presented when enrolling in the course

For EAP2:

  • Higher Intermediate (B2) English (as indicated by KITE or previous study), or
  • IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum 5.5 in writing), TOEFL 46, PTE 42 or equivalent – copies of certificates to be presented when enrolling in the course

Students must be 18 years or above.

Start Dates:

EAP 1:

Start

Finish

6 February 2023

14 April 2023

29 May 2023

4 August 2023

16 October 2023

22 December 2023

EAP 2:

Start

Finish

9 January 2023

17 March 2023

24 April 2023

30 June 2023

14 August 2023

20 October 2023

GENERAL ENGLISH

Please note that the General English course is no longer being offered as a stand-alone English course, and can only be booked as part of a package for students that need additional English before their English for Academic Purposes course.

Our General English course is designed for students who need to develop their language and communication skills for use in everyday English-speaking environment. The course focuses on the main skills of language – reading, writing, listening and speaking, as well as grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary – in real-life situations.

The General English course is for students who want to improve their English for everyday communication.

From the course, the students can achieve the following:

Listening

  • Understand and follow spoken texts and instructions

Reading

  • Read and comprehend a wide range of texts

Speaking

  • Discuss and give presentations on various topics

Writing

  • Write about various topics including personal experience and general interest


Course CRICOS Code:

105224M

Hours of Study:

20 hours of teaching delivery, plus 5 hours of MyKBS.

Course Duration:

10 weeks

Level:

Lower Intermediate

Articulation Into:

English for Academic Purposes

Entry Requirements:

To enrol in this course, there is no prior educational level requirement.

A student must have one of the following to enter the course:

  • Lower Intermediate (A2) English (as indicated by KITE or previous study), or
  • Obtained IELTS 4.5, TOEFL 25, PTE 30 or equivalent - copies of certificates to be presented when enrolling in the course.

Students must be 18 years or above.

Start Dates:

Start

Finish

13 March 2023

19 May 2023

31 July 2023

6 October 2023

LOCATIONS

EAP and General English courses are available at all our campus locations:

Adelaide / Brisbane / Melbourne / Perth / Sydney

STUDENT SUPPORT

We are committed to making sure students have the best possible experience during their studies in Australia, both in and out of the classroom. Our English language students will have access to a full range of support services offered by our award-winning Student Experience team.

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For more details on the additional support services we offer, select one of the links below:

Student Experience >

Student Wellbeing >

As an English language student studying in Australia, you may be eligible to work part time, depending on which visa you hold. Our Careers Central team, located in each of the five campuses, can help prepare you to find work in Australia, and more details can be found here:

Careers Central >

FEES

WEEKLY TUITION FEE - 2022

Programs

Levels

Price AUD/Week

English for Academic Purposes

EAP 1

$400

EAP 2

$400

General English

Lower Intermediate - Higher Intermediate

$400

GENERAL FEES

Item

Price

Application Fee

$300

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for an English language course, you will need to complete a KITE test with us and we can help you with your study plan.

WHAT IS KITE?

KITE (Kaplan International Tool for English) is Kaplan’s advanced, cloud-based, adaptive English language assessment. Understanding your needs allows us to place you in the correct class and fine-tune your learning experience.

STEP 1

Download and complete the application form. Enrolment terms and conditions apply.

STEP 2

Provide certified* copies of your:

  • Passport
  • High school certificates and transcripts (if applicable)
  • English proficiency documents e.g. IELTS test certificate or equivalent (if applicable)
  • Degree completion certificate and transcripts (if applicable)
  • Work experience details (if applicable)

* Please note that these documents must be certified by a Kaplan Business School representative or authorised education agent, a Public Notary or a Justice of the Peace in Australia.

STEP 3

We will notify you after receiving your application whether you have been accepted or not. If accepted, you will receive an Offer of Admission to study.

STEP 4

To proceed with your enrolment, you will need to:

  • Login to online Applicant Portal
  • Submit the evidence required to meet the condition(s) outlined in the Offer (if applicable)
  • Carefully read your offer including Terms and Conditions
  • Accept the Offer and complete the payment in the Applicant Portal

STEP 5

Once you receive your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE) from us you can proceed to apply for an Australian student visa.