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The upcoming semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they're on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond's exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.

The English program is specifically designed to assist international students wishing to enter Bond University. The program provides students with the academic language skills required in a university where English is the medium of instruction; these skills include the macro areas of reading, writing, listening and speaking (including pronunciation) as well as critical thinking and research skills. Students will develop relevant academic skills, digital literacies and intercultural competency in preparation for higher education and beyond.

 

About the program

Bond’s English program is designed to improve your English language skills to enter University. Offered in 10-week blocks, the subjects increase English language proficiency and develop academic skills, digital literacies and intercultural competence in preparation for university study. The program provides a personalised teaching approach in a supportive environment with dedicated student support. Show more

Bond’s English program is designed to improve your English language skills to enter University. Offered in 10-week blocks, the subjects increase English language proficiency and develop academic skills, digital literacies and intercultural competence in preparation for university study. The program provides a personalised teaching approach in a supportive environment with dedicated student support. English students can access the same support services, leisure, library and IT services available to all University students.   Show less

ModeOn Campus
DurationUp to 7 study periods
Program typeBond College Program
Study areaEnglish Language Program
Program codeCO-00023
CRICOS code103878M
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

English 10 week subject dates

 Start dateFinish date
Semester 3 202111 October 202117 December 2021
Semester 1 20227 February 202215 April 2022
Semester 2 20226 June 202212 August 2022
Semester 3 202210 October 202216 December 2022

English Portfolio 4 week subject dates

Start dateFinish date
10 January 20224 February 2022
18 April 202213 May 2022
15 August 20229 September 2022
21 November 202216 December 2022

Study schedule

Full-time study involves 25 hours per week, with five of those hours being for independent study and/or individual consultation. Intakes for the subjects are built to transfer to Bond University’s academic semesters. This allows you to progress easily into the University’s degree programs when the time comes.

Sample Timetable

Monday to Friday (excluding Wednesday)Wednesday (free BBQ lunch for all students)

Session 1: 12pm - 2pm

Session 1: 2pm - 5pm

Session 2: 2:45pm - 5pm

 

The below fees are based on a 10 week English level:

  • Students commencing study in 2021 or 2022: $4335

The below fees are based on a 4 week English Portfolio level:

  • Students commencing study in 2021 or 2022: $1735

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

Tuition fees are subject to change on an annual basis and will be charged at the appropriate fee for the year of enrolment.

Entry to the English program is via one of the following methods:

  • International English Language Testing System - Academic (IELTS Academic)
  • Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE Academic)
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language - Internet Based Test (TOEFL - IBT)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced

Test scores for the following tests can be used as a guide and all students will be required to be tested on arrival using a placement test. The placement test will determine the actual level of the English tuition required.

  • EIKEN 英検 English test
  • College English Test (CET)  大学四六级英语考试/大学公共英语考试
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language - Institutional Testing Program (TOEFL - ITP). Institutional and Public tests.
  • Test of English for International Communication - Listening and Reading Test (TOEIC - Listening and Reading Test)

Please note that English language test results must be no older than 24 months when the applicant commences their program.

View the entry requirements for the English program.

Future outcomes

English pathways to further study

Completion of English LevelNext study
7 with a Distinction or High Distinction grade 

Students who attain a grade of Distinction or higher in English 7 will be eligible for entry into University programs that have an entry requirement of IELTS 7.0 with no band less than 6.5.

Due to the specific accreditation requirements, the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science, Doctor of Physiotherapy, Master of Psychology (Clinical), Master of Professional Psychology, and Master of Occupational Therapy require a formal English test.

7Students will be eligible for entry into programs that have an IELTS entry requirement of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0.
6Students will be eligible for entry into Level 7 and the Bond University Higher Education Diplomas and the Diploma Preparation Program.
5Students will be eligible for entry into Level 6 and the Bond University College Foundation Program.
4Students will be eligible for entry into Level 5.
3Students will be eligible for entry into Level 4.

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