English for Specific Purposes (Esp) Stream - Dueli

Non-award

Improve your English oral and written skills through DUELI's English for Specific Purposes programs, from IELTS Preparation to English for Teaching.

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Key facts

English language requirements

IELTS Preparation (5.0)

IAP (6.5)

English for Nursing (6.5)

English for Teaching (7.0)

Duration

All ESP programs are 5 weeks long

Campuses

* English for Teaching is offered on the Melbourne Burwood Campus only

Current Deakin Students

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

Course information

DUELI offers English for Specific Purposes programs including IELTS Preparation, Introductory Academic Preparation (IAP), English for Nursing and English for Teaching.

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Course structure

IELTS PREPARATION

The IELTS Preparation course is designed for you to achieve success in the IELTS examination. In this course you will:

»          become familiar with IELTS examination format

»          improve listening, reading, writing and speaking skills

»          learn strategies for dealing effectively with the tasks in the examination

»          practise IELTS tasks under timed conditions.

 

IAP

Each week of the IAP program focuses on a range of tasks and academic themes.

The academic preparation is supported by an orientation and ongoing support delivered by Deakin University’s International Student Advisors (ISAs). The ISA’s provide an individual and group support program that helps with accommodation, personal welfare transition to Australia and transition to an Australia academic environment.

Students will undertake 20 hours face to face tuition each week with 5 hours a week allocated for Independent Learning and welfare support.

The IAP program will enable you to:

»          use catalogue and database searching techniques to locate relevant articles

»          critically analyse research articles

»          paraphrase and summarise information

»          negotiate a research proposal

»          edit and re-draft information

»          use appropriate referencing

»          plan an appropriate research design

»          negotiate procedures and outcomes in small groups

»          make formal and informal presentations to the class

»          take notes and report on university lectures

»          participate in group discussions

»          identify cultural differences in learning strategies and learning styles.

Assessment

At the end of the five-week IAP program, you will receive an assessment report that details your achievement against:

»          a group 20-minute PowerPoint presentation on research

»          a 2000-word group research project.

 

ENGLISH FOR NURSING

The English for Nursing program is a five-week intensive English program that will prepare students wishing to undertake a Bachelor of Nursing program at Deakin University. Successful completion of the English for Nursing program will mean that you have met the English language requirements for Deakin’s Bachelor of Nursing.

Course Length

5 weeks (25 hours per week including 5 weeks of supervised independent learning in the ILC).

Assessment

»          1 hour timed writing: argumentative essay

»          5 week reflective journal

»          Group Seminar

»          Verbal explanation of a patient’s condition using a standard medical form

 

ENGLISH FOR TEACHING

The English for Teaching program is a high level intensive English program that will prepare you for entry into a Bachelor of Teaching and Master of Teaching degree at Deakin University. Successful completion of the English for Teaching program will mean that you have met the English language requirements for Deakin’s Bachelor of Teaching and Master of Teaching.

Students who wish to enrol in  the English for Teaching program must have an IELTS score of 7.0 (no band lower than 7.0) or have completed a DUELI EAP 4 program with an overall score of 70 per cent.

Course Length

5 weeks (25 hours per week including 5 weeks of supervised independent learning in the ILC).

Assessment

»          Timed Writing/integrated Listening Task

»          Group Presentation

»          Storytelling task to an audience

»          Literature Review

 

Key information

Deakin code
X067C
CRICOS code?
028769J

Campuses by intake

Campus availability varies per trimester. This means that a course offered in Trimester 1 may not be offered in the same location for Trimester 2 or 3. Read more to learn where this course will be offered throughout the year.

2019 INTAKE DATES

INTAKE ORIENTATION START DATE     END DATE     
1 4 January 7 January 8 February
2 7 February 11 February 15 March
3 14 March 18 March 18 April
4 26 April 29 April 31 May
5 30 May 3 June 5 July
6 11 July 15 July 16 August
7 15 August 19 August 20 September
8 26 September 30 September 1 November
9 7 November 11 November 13 December

 

2020 INTAKE DATES

INTAKE ORIENTATION START DATE     END DATE     
1 9 January 13 January 14 February
2 13 February 17 February 20 March
3 19 March 23 March 24 April
4 23 April 28 April 29 May
5 28 May 1 June 3 July
6 9 July 13 July 14 August
7 13 August 17 August 18 September
8 24 September 28 September 30 October
9 5 November 9 November 11 December

 

2021 INTAKE DATES

INTAKE ORIENTATION START DATE     END DATE     
1 7 January 11 January 12 February
2 11 February 15 February 19 March
3 18 March 22 March 23 April
4 22 April 27 April 28 May
5 27 May 31 May 2 July
6 8 July 12 July 13 August
7 12 August 16 August 17 September
8 23 September 27 September 29 October
9 4 November 8 November 10 December

 

 



Entry requirements

Entry information

IELTS Preparation: You must have a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent (GE7 or EAP 3) to enter the IELTS Preparation program

IAP: The IAP program is a high-level Australian Award scholarship students with IELTS 6.5 or above (or equivalent).

English for Nursing: English for Nursing must have an IELTS score of 6.5 (no band lower than 6.5) or have completed a DUELI EAP 4 program with an overall score of 65 per cent

English for Teaching: IELTS score of 7.0 (no band lower than 7.0) or have completed a DUELI EAP 4 program with an overall score of 70 per cent.

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How to apply

Deakin University English Language Institute

We recommend that you lodge your application as soon as possible, as places at DUELI are limited. To apply, please download the DUELI Application form. Once you have complete the application form, please scan or post it to:

Deakin University English Language Institute
Melbourne Burwood Campus
Building LA, Entrance 3
70 Elgar Road
Burwood VIC 3125
Australia

Tel +61 3 9244 5095
Fax +61 3 9244 5094

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