Overview

The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program prepares international students for vocational or tertiary-level study in Australia and other contexts where English is the language of instruction.

The course aims to develop student awareness, knowledge and skills in the use of English as the language of teaching and learning in a vocational and/or university environment.

Learning activities will focus on writing, reading and listening, grammar and vocabulary development, oral presentation skills, research skills and web literacy. There will be an emphasis on the development of critical literacy and critical thinking throughout the course.

By engaging in such activities, students will gain increased understanding in using English to communicate in academic contexts at Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.

Duration: 2-60 weeks (depending on visa)

Recommended Course Start Dates*:

18th June 2018 15th April 2019
27th August 2018 1st July 2019
5th November 2018 16th September 2019
29th January 2019

Excluding public holidays and school closure periods (click here)

Campus: Available at our Brisbane and Gold Coast campuses.

Mode of Study: On-campus

CRICOS Code: 080398K

Course Description:

  • 20 hours in-class and 5 hours Self-study/Project work/Assessment Tasks
  • 10 week modules followed by 1 week of structured break
  • Daily Academic lessons based on Academic Language and Academic Skills with a focus on Task production
  • Pathway into selected Australian universities and colleges
  • Regular academic progress checks, counselling and reporting in conjunction with the BROWNS Academic Journal

Entry Requirements:

Fees:

Exit Points: Click here for the latest information on BROWNS Pathways.

Timetable

Sample Timetable (Schedule A)

This should be used as a guide only and may be subject to change at anytime. Our English for Academic Purposes course could be scheduled onto any one of the following full time timetables: Click here to see all Sample Schedules.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:20 – 10:20 Theme Based CORE
Overview of the week's theme: Non-verbal Communication
Theme Based CORE - Listening and Note-taking
practice session
Academic Language Development:
Word formation and pronouns
Academic Research:
How to conduct research and choose appropriate sources
Theme Based CORE:
Panel Discussion
11:00 – 13:00 Academic Reading skills:
Critical Analysis of article
Academic Writing:
Introduction to Essays
Academic Writing:
Planning and Brainstorming Effectively)
Academic Writing:
Introduction to referencing conventions
ASSESSMENT Writing 1:
Essay
Writing Grade: 30%
14:10 – 15:10 Research of theme Further listening practice Online Quizzes Reading and Summary writing Online Quizzes
Homework
4 hours per night
Summary Practise Essay Analysis Further Grammar practice Outline of writing task Review Discussion

Testimonials

English for Academic Purposes Testimonial

Haedeun Lee

Korea

Pathway: Griffith
College
Language: English

English for Academic Purposes Testimonial

Haejin Park

Korea

Pathway: TAFE
Brisbane
Language: English

English for Academic Purposes Testimonial

Jinwoong Kim

Korea

Pathway: University of
Sunshine Coast
Language: English

English for Academic Purposes Testimonial

Zainab Nyangalio

Tanzania

Pathway: University of
Southern Queensland
Language: English

English for Academic Purposes Testimonial

Yuriana Lee

Korea

Pathway: University of
Sunshine Coast
Language: English

English for Academic Purposes Testimonial

Mary Pacheco

Brazil

Pathway: University of
Sunshine Coast
Language: English

Academic Pathways

BROWNS: Your Pathway to Success!

When you study a BROWNS English for Academic Purposes course, you greatly improve your chances of success at University, TAFE or College. Our professional teaching team will ensure that you are well-prepared for the English language requirements in your chosen course of study.

BROWNS Pathways

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Bond University

Bond University
CRICOS Provider Code: 00017B
campus 1 Campus
calendar Established 1989
Location BROWNS: Gold Coast
English English language waiver

As Australia’s first private non-profit university, Bond University seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow’s professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.

Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit*
Courses requiring IELTS 5.5 (University Foundation) EAP 4 Yes Standard
Courses requiring IELTS 6.0 (University Diploma Programs) EAP 5 Yes Standard
Courses requiring IELTS 6.5 (Most Bachelor and Masters Programs) EAP 6 Yes Standard
*Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 29/08/16

 


CQUniversity

Central Queensland University (CQU)
CRICOS Provider Code: 00219C
campus 15 Campuses
calendar Established 1992
Location BROWNS: Brisbane
English English language waiver

In just over two decades, CQUniversity Australia is now ranked among the top 3% of universities worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16). They are also ranked among the world’s Top 150 universities under 50 years old (Times Higher Education World Rankings). This reflects their commitment to research, learning and teaching, international outlook as well as providing the best student experience. Moreover, it is a testament to our commitment to continually provide endless opportunities for our students to achieve their academic and career aspirations.

Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit
Courses requiring IELTS 5.5 EAP 4 Yes $4,000*
Courses requiring IELTS 6.0 EAP 5 Yes $4,000*
Courses requiring IELTS 6.5 EAP 6 Yes $4,000*
*Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 18/07/2018

 


Griffith College

Griffith College
CRICOS Provider Code: 01737F
campus 2 Campuses
calendar Established 1997
Location BROWNS: Brisbane or Gold Coast
English English language waiver

Griffith College offers a range of university-level programs to prepare students for a smooth transition into further degree studies at Griffith University. Griffith College is located on Griffith University's Mt Gravatt and Gold Coast campuses. Griffith College specialises in delivering the learning process within a supportive environment, with small class sizes and additional contact hours to those typically offered within a university. This teaching model has resulted in high success rates for their students. Griffith College is proud of the rich cultural mix within their student population, with more than 60 different nationalities. Student mentors and caring staff help students settle into Griffith College and life in Australia.

Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit
Courses requiring IELTS 5.5 EAP 4 Yes Standard
*Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 29/08/16

 


Southern Cross University (SCU)

Southern Cross University
CRICOS Provider Code: 016157C
campus 5 Campuses
calendar Established 1994
Location BROWNS: Gold Coast
English English language waiver

Southern Cross University International ranked number one in Australia, for the third year running, for international student support in the International Student Barometer (ISB) survey 2015. SCU was also ranked #401-500 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016. Southern Cross University is in a unique part of Australia where students can access some of the best surfing beaches and World Heritage rainforest areas - perfect for bushwalking and camping experiences.

Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit*
Courses requiring IELTS 5.5 EAP 4 No Standard
Courses requiring IELTS 6.0 EAP 5 No Standard
Courses requiring IELTS 6.5 EAP 6 No Standard
*Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 29/08/16

 


Torrens University Australia (TUA)

Torrens University
CRICOS Provider Code: 03389E
campus 8 Campuses
calendar Established 2012
Location BROWNS: Brisbane
English English language waiver

Torrens University is Australia's fastest growing Australian university, bringing a fresh, modern, career-focused perspective to higher education. Industry-experienced lecturers and learning facilitators prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences. Build your network faster while you study at Torrens University with their triannual Touch-Point weekend sessions. Hear from industry professionals, converse with lecturers and expand your multidisciplinary network in a face-to-face enviroment.

Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit*
Courses requiring IELTS 6.0 EAP 5 No Standard
Courses requiring IELTS 6.5 EAP 6 No Standard
*Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 27/06/2018

 


Academia International

Academia International
CRICOS Provider Code: 00117J
campus 2 Campuses
calendar Established 2005
Location BROWNS: Brisbane
English English language waiver

Academia is a medium-sized education provider specialising in over 25 nationally accredited qualifications in a wide range of areas.

Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit*
Courses requiring IELTS 5.5 IGE (Upper Intermediate), EAP 4, FCE No Standard
*Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 29/08/16

 


Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Australian Catholic University(ACU)
CRICOS Provider Code: 00004G
campus 7 Campuses
calendar Established 1971
Location BROWNS: Brisbane
English English language waiver

ACU offers the opportunity for their students to experience the very best of what academic study in Australia can offer. ACU is highly ranked by The Good Universities Guide 2014 for gaining full-time employment and starting salary, staff qualifications and cultural diversity, assuring you a high-quality academic and social experience. ACU has extensive (and growing) links with more than 100 institutions in over 25 countries, opening the doors of the world to you.

Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit*
Courses requiring IELTS 6.0 EAP 5 No Standard
Courses requiring IELTS 6.5 EAP 6 No Standard
*Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 29/08/16

 


Aviation Australia

Aviation Australia
CRICOS Provider Code: 01595D
campus 4 Campuses
calendar Established 2001
Location BROWNS: Brisbane
English English language waiver

Aviation Australia is a world class, registered training organisation, established by the Queensland State Government in 2001 to support the development and growth of aviation and aerospace industries in both the Australian and international markets.

We pride ourselves in training excellence, offering courses in cabin crew, engineering and pilot training to aspiring individuals, looking to pursue a career in the aviation industry. For those already leading a successful career, Aviation Australia provides the opportunity to upskill or gain professional development, with a variety of short courses to further advance within the industry. As a result, Aviation Australia is a partner to over 60 airlines and aerospace companies, governments, defence forces and regulatory authorities, with over 1000 graduates working worldwide.

All Aviation Australia programs are designed with a balanced focus between knowledge, skills, values and experience, ensuring that graduates enter employment with strong skills and a thorough understanding of aviation quality, safety and environmental standards. Aviation Australia are committed to delivering quality, flexible and cost-effective accredited training to individuals and companies.

Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit*
Certificate II in Aircraft Line Maintenance (6 months) EAP 4 Yes Standard
Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering - Mechanical TB1 EAP 4 Yes Standard
Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering - Avionics TB2 EAP 4 Yes Standard
*Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 19/04/2018

 


Charlton Brown

Charlton Brown
CRICOS Provider Code: 02476C
campus 1 Campus
calendar Established 1985
Location BROWNS: Brisbane
English English language waiver

CHARLTON BROWN® has built a global reputation as a leader in community care through training, recruitment, global linkages and industry advocacy. We have trained more than 15,000 students worldwide and placed many in employment, both nationally and internationally.
We aim to provide all students with a full learning experience. All courses at CHARLTON BROWN® provide an ideal balance of theory and practical skills ensure students graduates ready for work.

Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit*
Courses requiring IELTS 5.5 EAP 4 No Standard
*Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 29/08/16

 


Le Cordon Bleu

Le Cordon Bleu
CRICOS Provider Code: 02380M
campus 4 Campuses
calendar Established 1992
Location Brisbane
English English language waiver

Over the last century Le Cordon Bleu has seen revolutionising change as we have evolved from a Parisian cooking school to an international network of culinary arts and hospitality institutes. Our philosophy of achieving excellence through constant practice and refinement remains the same even as we grow to meet the needs of the contemporary culinary and hospitality industries.

In less than one year it is possible to obtain Le Grand Diplôme Le Cordon Bleu, which is recognised worldwide by culinary professionals.

Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit*
Courses requiring IELTS 5.5 EAP 4 Yes Standard
Courses requiring IELTS 6.0 EAP 5 Yes Standard
Courses requiring IELTS 6.5 EAP 6 Yes Standard
*Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 03/07/2018

 


SAE Institute of Australia

SAE
CRICOS Provider Code: 00312F
campus 6 Campuses
calendar Established 1976
Location Brisbane
English English language waiver

SAE is the world’s leading educator in creative media industries. Established in 1976, we now span the globe with 51 campuses in 25 countries.

In Australia, SAE provides courses to more than 3000 students across 6 campuses in Brisbane, Byron Bay, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.

SAE offers government accredited courses including certificates, diplomas, and bachelor degrees. Our programs cover 6 specialist discipline streams:

  • Animation
  • Audio
  • Design
  • Film
  • Games
  • Web & Mobile

  • At SAE we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional programs in world-class facilities. We ensure our students receive an outstanding education, internationally recognised qualifications, and industry-relevant skills.

    Our graduates really do have the competitive edge.

    Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit*
    Courses requiring IELTS 5.5 EAP 4 Yes Standard
    Courses requiring IELTS 6.0 EAP 5 Yes Standard
    *Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 20/07/2018

     


    TAFE Queensland

    TAFE Queensland
    CRICOS Provider Code: 03020E
    campus 48 Campuses
    calendar Established 1882
    Location BROWNS: Brisbane or Gold Coast
    English English language waiver

    TAFE Queensland is the largest and most experienced provider of vocational education and training in the state, with a history of serving Queensland's communities for over 130 years.

    Each year TAFE Queensland enrols over 120,000 students across a network of over 50 campuses in Queensland, in employers' workplaces, online and in markets offshore. Our offering spans foundation skills and entry level qualifications to higher education degrees across more than 500 programs.

    TAFE Queensland - Brisbane (RTO 0275 | CRICOS: 03020E)
    Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit*
    Courses requiring IELTS 5.5 EAP 4, FCE, IELTS Yes Standard
    Courses requiring IELTS 6.0 EAP 5 Yes Standard
    *Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 19/04/2018

     


    THINK EDUCATION

    THINK EDUCATION
    CRICOS Provider Code: 00246M
    campus 4 Campuses
    calendar Established 2006
    Location BROWNS: Brisbane
    English English language waiver

    International students from over 50 countries study in Australia with Think Education - an award-winning private provider of higher education, vocational and English language courses. Our graduates have work ready skills thanks to the excellent training and work experience they receive during their studies. We also offer caring support to our students while they are living in Australia.

    Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit*
    Courses requiring IELTS 5.5 EAP 4 Yes Standard
    Courses requiring IELTS 6.0 EAP 5 Yes Standard
    Courses requiring IELTS 6.5 EAP 6 Yes Standard
    *Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 29/08/16

     


    USC

    USC
    CRICOS Provider Code: 01595D
    campus 8 Campuses
    calendar Established 1994
    Location BROWNS: Brisbane
    English English language waiver

    USC provides an outstanding education in some of the most beautiful locations in Queensland. USC has won a five star rating for teaching quality from the independent Good Universities Guide for ten years in a row and is the only public university in Queensland to achieve this each year. USC’s growing population of more than 12,500 students enjoy some of the most modern teaching facilities in Australia, including leading edge 3-D simulation suites for interactive learning in engineering and other programs.

    Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit*
    Courses requiring IELTS 6.0 EAP 5 Yes Standard
    Courses requiring IELTS 6.5 EAP 6 Yes Standard
    *Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 29/08/16

     


    University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

    University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
    CRICOS Provider Code: 00244B
    campus 3 Campuses
    calendar Established 1967
    Location BROWNS: Brisbane
    English English language waiver

    Queensland's number 1 university for graduates in full time work (Graduate Destinations Survey, 2012-2014). With 4 campuses available, USQ degree programs are career orientated with the aim of preparing industry-ready, internationally recognised graduates. You will be provided with practical work integrated learning opportunities to complement theoretical learning. Over 27,000 students, representing more than 90 nationalities, take advantage of USQ's flexible learning options. From the moment you enrol through to the day you graduate, you will have a dedicated Student Relationship Officer (SRO) helping you to achieve your goals, support you through challenges and celebate your success.

    Pathway Partner Program Successful completion of Conditional COE Available* Pathway Partner COE Deposit*
    Courses requiring IELTS 6.0 EAP 5 Yes Standard
    Courses requiring IELTS 6.0 EAP 6 Yes Standard
    *Subject to Nationality Assessment Level and confirmation from Pathway Partner. Updated on 29/08/16

    Please contact us for up-to-date fee information.
    Information provided is for general purposes only.

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