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English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

  • Delivery Mode: On campus

  • English Level: 2 modules (EAP 1 and EAP 2)

  • Course Duration: 28 Weeks

  • CRICOS Course Code: 096787K

  • On Campus: Total Tuition Fee: AUD $250(per week)
  • Melbourne

About the Course

English for Academic Purposes (EAP), prepares students for further study at a tertiary level and equips them with the communication skills required to excel in the workplace environment of an English-speaking country like Australia. Our EAP programme also provides a direct pathway into further study with IHM, including our Nursing and Social Work courses.

The academic skills you will learn in this programme are relevant and applicable to many areas of study and working life, including healthcare, business, the humanities and many others. As you progress through the EAP course, you will learn the skills required for higher and more challenging areas of study.

  • Open direct pathways to further study
  • Participate in group-work projects
  • Learn essential academic reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
  • Write academic essays that include citation of peer-reviewed source materials
  • Prepare short oral presentations and develop public speaking skills
  • Understand to critically read and evaluate a wide range of essays and longer texts
  • Participate in workplace role-play activities
  • Become more familiar with the Australian learning environment

Join the course to achieve your dreams

Details about the Course

  • On campus 20 hours/week (Melbourne)

You must be:

  • You will need to demonstrate your current English proficiency through the provision of test results which requires minimum (IELTS: 6 bands, PTE: 52, TOEFL IBT: 60-80, OET: C) at time of application and/or be asked to complete an internal placement test.
Participation requirements

When studying in Australia on a student visa, you are expected to meet all attendance requirements (minimum 80% attendance). The participation of international students will be monitored by the college and you may receive a warning if your attendance does not meet your obligations.

The EAP course will help you to:

  • Open direct pathways to further study
  • Participate in group-work projects
  • Learn essential academic reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
  • Write academic essays that include citation of peer-reviewed source materials
  • Write academic essays that include citation of peer-reviewed source materials
  • Understand to critically read and evaluate a wide range of essays and longer texts
  • Participate in workplace role-play activities
  • Become more familiar with the Australian learning environment

The EAP course features consistent assessments throughout. These assessments will be valid, reliable and fair, and you will receive detailed and personalised feedback on your progress.

All assessments will follow these guidelines:

  • They will occur consistently throughout the course
  • You will be provided with clear assessment outcomes as they relate to your progress throughout the course
  • Assessment outcomes will be moderated, and the college will provide you with comprehensive results and feedback

Course Start Date

First Monday of every month

Course Start Dates

Course Intake Course Start Date Course End Date Census Date Orientation Date
July 2024 01-07-2024 27-09-2024 19-07-2024 01-07-2024
August 2024 05-08-2024 01-11-2024 23-08-2024 05-08-2024
September 2024 02-09-2024 29-11-2024 20-09-2024 02-09-2024
October 2024 07-10-2024 29-12-2024 25-10-2024 07-10-2024
November 2024 04-11-2024 31-01-2025 22-11-2024 04-11-2024
December 2024 02-12-2024 28-02-2025 20-12-2024 02-12-2024
January 2025 06-01-2025 28-03-2025 24-01-2025 06-01-2025
February 2025 03-02-2025 25-04-2025 21-02-2025 03-02-2025
March 2025 03-03-2025 23-05-2025 21-03-2025 03-03-2025
April 2025 07-04-2025 27-06-2025 25-04-2025 07-04-2025
May 2025 05-05-2025 25-07-2025 23-05-2025 05-05-2025
June 2025 02-06-2025 22-08-2025 20-06-2025 02-06-2025
Tuition Fee : AUD $250/ week
Administration (Non-Tuition) Fee :

**Only applicable to international students.

**AUD $250(Non Refundable)

Payment plans available. Books, equipment and other materials are required to undertake the program and their cost is not included in the tuition fee.

Pay upfront and Save 10%.

Applicable for International (1 year fee) and full-fee students. Not applicable for funding students.

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For any questions or concerns related to payments or account details, students should reach out to IHM directly through official contact channels (ihmaccounts@ihm.edu.au) to ensure the highest level of security and privacy.

To study EAP with us:
  • Apply: Submit your online application by clicking “Apply Online” at the top-right corner of the course page.
  • Offer Letter: After we receive your application, you will be offered a place on the course.
  • Enrolment Fee: Once you sign the acceptance offer, an invoice will be issued for the course. You may be eligible for government funding, so please call our team to know more
  • Confirmation: Once you’ve paid the enrolment fee, we will send you confirmation of admission

Our registered partners are here to provide visa guidance and assistance. Please click here to know more.

  • What is the duration of the course?
  • On campus (20 hours/week)

  • Is it compulsory to attend all the classes?
  • 80% attendance is required to successfully complete the course

  • How many days will the classes be held in a week?
  • Classes will be held over 5 days of the week

  • Are evening classes available?
  • Evening classes will be available in future

  • Can I study this course with any other course?
  • Yes, this course provides the academic foundation for further study with IHM

  • How many intakes are there every year?
  • We have intakes every month

  • Can the fees be paid in instalment?
  • Yes. Flexible payment plan options available.

  • Are there any pathways from this course to further study?
  • IHM offer 4 pathways:

    • EAP+ Bachelor of Social Work
    • EAP+ Master of Nursing
    • EAP+ OSCE
    • EAP+ GCAN Australian Nursing Practice
  • In addition to the tuition fees, what other costs are connected to the course?
  • Books, equipment and other materials are required to undertake the programme and their cost is not included in the tuition fee.

Our Course Coordinator

Christopher Clarke

Designation: Course Coordinator

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