Federation College

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

These programs at Federation College are for everybody whose first language is not English.

The ELSP Program (English Language Support Program)

This program provides assistance to international students who are making the transition to their first year of undergraduate or post-graduate study in Australia..

Read more about the English Language Support Programs (ELSP) for International Students.

English and academic preparation (EAP) - International

International students will benefit from our English and Academic Preparation programs (EAP). We have 4 EAP programs which run from 5 to 20 weeks in length. These programs are for international students who want to study a degree in Australia but do not meet the English language entry requirements (IELTS or equivalent). All Federation University Australia programs have a minimum English language requirement of overall IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent.

The English entry level requirement for our EAP programs is an IELTS score of 5.0 (or equivalent). EAP includes academic preparation, which will prepare students for Australian study practices and processes. The programs aim to improve students English and study skills so they can succeed in their degree.

Read more about the English and Academic Preparation (EAP) program.

General English program

General English Programs - Course in preliminary or Certificates I, II and III in Spoken and Written English

Australian citizens and permanent residents may enrol in the General English Program to improve speaking, listening, reading and writing in English. This will help you if you are looking for work or want to continue with further study, as well as improve your access to the broader community.

Read more about the General English Program.