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English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS)

Melbourne Polytechnic offers the English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) at all levels from beginner to advanced (English for Academic Purposes). Studies concentrate on speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Enrol with us and learn practical English for work, study and everyday situations and get off to a great start in your career and life!

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Study while you learn English

You will be assessed at commencement of the course and placed in a class appropriate to your needs. Once enrolled you will quickly learn practical English for work, study and everyday situations.

Duration:

  • 5-50 weeks, with a minimum of 5 weeks offered (8 intakes per year – see dates below)
  • 4-week Summer School for students commencing Certificate/Diploma/Bachelor courses (see date below)

Classes

  • Monday to Friday, between 8:30am and 5:30pm
  • 25 contact hours of English per week (including Computer Assisted Language Learning)

Cost:

  • AU$300 per week
  • Please note: the international fee as displayed in the Fees section is charged on a per week basis

To enrol, please apply directly to Melbourne Polytechnic’s International Office.

ELICOS program

New enrolments are taken every 5 weeks.

2016 course dates

  • 3 October – 4 November
  • 7 November – 9 December

2017 course dates

  • 3 January – 29 January (4 week summer school customised for students entering mainstream studies)
  • 23 January – 24 February
  • 27 February – 21 March
  • 18 April – 19 May
  • 22 May – 23 June
  • 10 July – 11 August
  • 14 August – 15 September
  • 02 October – 03 November

International Students

Code

2190LDL

CRICOS Code

010061D

Campuses

PRESTON

Duration

Full-time: available
5-50 weeks (8 intakes per year). Minimum 5 weeks. 4-week Summer School for students commencing Certificate/Diploma/Bachelor courses.

Modes of Delivery

Classroom

Entrance Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. Students wishing to sit the IELTS English Language Test may apply to the IELTS Test Centre at Melbourne Polytechnic. For more information, contact a Melbourne Polytechnic Education and Career Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400.

Assessment Methods

Assessment will be based on one or more of the following:
  • assignments
  • group/individual oral presentations
  • tests

Materials

Lists of materials required and book lists are provided at the start of the course.

Fees

  • Tuition fees per week: $300
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Pathways to further study

Move to a more advanced English language course. Commence a formal study program at Melbourne Polytechnic or another institution.

Enrolment Intake

  • Ongoing
  • Midyear
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