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English, English Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #55 (QS) Melbourne, Australia
English develops your language, research, organisational and study skills to prepareyou for tertiary education in Australia. You will learn how to speak confidently, listen,understand and analyse ideas, and become a strong reader and writer of academicEnglish
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At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  • Employ strategies for comprehending, interpreting and communicating written and verbal information
  • Participate in collaborative learning through speaking, listening and co-operation
  • Apply critical thinking skills through reflective decision-making
  • Take responsibility for their own growth in learning through self-diagnosis, self evaluation and establishing goals
  • Demonstrate articulate communication through using the English language
  • Read for gist and read for meaning
  • Use language to analyse an argument in both oral and written form
  • Use language to present and support an argument in oral and written forms
  • Demonstrate academic skills such as note-taking, paraphrasing, synthesis of ideas and citation of sources
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the principles of academic integrity and be able to apply this in their own academic conduct

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      • Standard: 12 months
      • Intensive: 9 months
      • Extended: 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  • Develop strategies for comprehending, interpreting and communicating written and verbal information
  • Apply appropriate referencing techniques and conventions
  • Develop an understanding of how to collect, organise, analyse, synthesise and evaluate information
  • Apply strategies and conventions for note-taking, paraphrasing, summarising and synthesis
  • Understand how best to develop, argue and support their own point of view
  • Use conventions of academic writing
  • Understand value of feedback and self-reflection in informing learning progress
  • Understand the importance of academic integrity in both an educational and professional setting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • To study Monash University Foundation Year, you must meet the academic and English language requirements.
  • Your academic results will help us work out whether you study the standard, intensive or extended program.
  • You will also need to check the age, subject and course prerequisites before you apply.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27900 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Standard: A$27,900
  • Intensive: A$27,900
  • Extended: A$40,037

Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 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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