English language courses

Interest area

From elementary language classes to advanced academic and business writing, the Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI) will help develop your personal and professional English communication skills quickly and effectively.

Deakin English

We offer fantastic English language programs for students at all levels. Whether you want to improve your general English or meet the requirements for a Deakin award course, you'll find the course that matches your needs. Eighty-three per cent of all commencing students undertake further study at Deakin after completing their DUELI English program. Many find work after they graduate in areas such as business, education, engineering, finance, health and information technology and international relations.

Broaden your career prospects

Deakin and DUELI can help you gain the skills and confidence to communicate effectively in English. We offer expert teaching and small classes, designed to help you engage with other students and your tutor.

The most satisfied students in Australia

DUELI has been ranked number one in student satisfaction in Australia in a survey conducted by independent organisation, the International Graduate Insight Group (i-graduate)*.

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Dedicated space for learning

Immerse yourself in English at one of our Independent Learning Centres and benefit from a library, language skill resources and teacher assistance all in the one place.

Accreditation

DUELI is accredited by TEQSA and is a member of English Australia, NEAS and University English Language Centres of Australia (UECA).

Top 1% of universities worldwide^

With internationally recognised quality of research and teaching, Deakin ranks 211 in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) putting Deakin in the top 1% of the world’s universities.

Postgraduate student satisfaction

We rank number one in Victoria and have achieved the highest level of overall student satisfaction among Victorian universities for three consecutive years**.

Research with us

DUELI teachers are highly qualified and experienced, with postgraduate qualifications and extensive teaching experience, both in Australia and overseas. If you’re interested in further study, we'll give you all the support you need.

*i-graduate ranking
^ARWU Rankings 2019 
**Graduate Outcomes Survey 2016–2018 (GOS), Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)