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English for Academic Purposes Stream - Dueli

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Meet the English language requirements for Deakin's undergraduate and postgraduate courses by successfully completing this course.

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Key facts

Duration

5-20 weeks

(Each EAP program is 5 weeks long)

Current Deakin Students

To access your official course details for the year you started your degree, please visit the handbook

Course overview

Students can meet the English language requirements of Deakin undergraduate and postgraduate courses by successfully completing an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) direct entry pathway at DUELI.

DUELI offers 4 levels of EAP (Intermediate to Advanced) to help you to enter and award course at Deakin University and a Foundation or  Diploma program at Deakin College.

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Course information

Deakin code
X067A
CRICOS code?
028769J Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)

Course structure

EAP 1:

Provides the first step for meeting the English language requirements of Deakin University. To move from EAP 1 to EAP 2, you must obtain a final assessment result of 60 per cent or higher.

EAP 2:

Provides the second step for meeting the English language requirements of Deakin University. Students who successfully complete the EAP 2 program meet the English language requirements for Deakin College diploma programs. To move from EAP 2 to EAP 3, you must obtain a final assessment result of 60 per cent or higher.

EAP 3 (for Undergraduate and Study Abroad Students):

Students who successfully complete the EAP 3 program will have met the English language requirements for undergraduate and study abroad study at Deakin University. To successfully complete the EAP 3 program you must get a final course result of 60 per cent or higher.  To progress from EAP 3 to EAP 4, you also must obtain a final assessment result of 60 per cent or higher.

EAP 4 (for Postgraduate Students):

Students who successfully complete the EAP 4 course will have met the English language requirements for postgraduate study at Deakin University. To successfully complete the EAP 4 program you must get a final course result of 60 per cent or higher.

Intakes by location

2024 INTAKE DATES

INTAKE ORIENTATION START DATE     END DATE     
1 4 January 8 January 9 February
2 8 February 12 February 15 March
3 14 March 18 March 19 April
4 18 April 22 April 24 May
5 23 May 27 May 28 June
6 4 July 8 July 9 August
7 8 August 12 August 13 September
8 19 September 23 September 25 October
9 31 October 4 November 6 December

 

2025 INTAKE DATES

INTAKE ORIENTATION START DATE     END DATE     
1 3 January 6 January 7 February
2 6 February 10 February 14 March
3 13 March 17 March 17 April
4 24 April 28 April 30 May
5 29 May 2 June 4 July
6 10 July 14 July 15 August
7 14 August 18 August 19 September
8 25 September 29 September 31 October
9 6 November 10 November 12 December

 

Entry requirements

Placement into all DUELI classes is based on the results of the DUELI Placement Test or other approved test.

Academic requirements

To be considered for admission to this course you will need to meet at least one of the following four criteria outlined in the English language proficiency requirements tab.

English language proficiency requirements

To meet the English language proficiency requirements of this course, you must be able to demonstrate at least one of the following:

IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

You are required to study a:

  • 10-week English course for direct entry into Deakin College foundation and diploma programs (except the Foundation Program packaged with a Bachelor of Nursing)
  • 20-week English course for direct entry into most of Deakin University's undergraduate programs, Deakin Study Abroad and exchange programs
  • 30-week English course for direct entry into most of Deakin University's postgraduate degree programs, undergraduate health programs (except Nursing) and HDR programs.

IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

You are required to study a:

  • 10-week English course for direct entry into most of Deakin University undergraduate programs, Deakin Study Abroad and exchange programs
  • 20-week English course for direct entry into most of Deakin University's postgraduate degree programs, undergraduate health programs (except Nursing), and HDR programs.

IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

You are required to study a:

  • 10-week English course for direct entry into most Deakin University's postgraduate degree programs, undergraduate health programs (except Nursing), HDR programs (Arts and Education, Business and Law, Health and Science, Engineering and Built Environment), Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Bachelor of Education (Primary), English for Teaching
  • 15-week English course for direct entry into Deakin University's master of teaching programs.

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

You are required to study a:

  • 5-week English course for direct entry into Deakin University's postgraduate degree programs (Band C1, IELTS 7), HDR programs (Arts and Education, Business and Law, and Health), Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Bachelor of Education (Primary), English for Teaching
  • 10-week English course for direct entry into Deakin University's master of teaching programs.

IELTS 7.0 or equivalent

You are required to study a

  • 5-week English course for direct entry into Deakin University's master of teaching programs.

Please note: entry level IELTS score based on your lowest IELTS band score. *English for Academic Purposes.

Admissions information

Learn more about Deakin University's English Language Institute (hyperlink - https://www.deakin.edu.au/international-students/entry-requirements/english/dueli/english-courses) and the wide range of programs available to develop your English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

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Apply through Deakin

Applications can be made directly to the University through StudyLink Connect - Deakin University's International Student Application Service. For information on the application process and closing dates, see the How to apply web page.