• Application Deadline
  • 35 days
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General English (GE)

GE1 (Elementary), GE2 (Pre-Intermediate) and GE3 (Intermediate)

Our General English courses will help you develop the four core skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

You will learn with experienced and qualified teachers in small classes. We will track your progress with regular testing at this General English from University of Canberra.

We run General English courses at three levels starting from an IELTS 3.0. If you don’t have a recognised test to determine your level we can run a PVT test to make sure you are in the right class for your level.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 35 days
    • Duration description
      • 5 week program
      • Up to 50 weeks
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

The General English courses range from Elementary to Intermediate levels and the courses focus on:

  • Building fluency and accuracy in spoken English
  • Developing a strong foundation of grammar and vocabulary
  • Improving your writing skills and accuracy
  • Developing skills and confidence to use English outside the classroom.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • All our programs require you to be 17 years of age or older. 
CRICOS Code: 059330F

Tuition Fee

  • International

    450 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 450 AUD per module and a duration of 35 days.
  • National

    450 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 450 AUD per module and a duration of 35 days.
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$450 per week

Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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