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Edith Cowan College

Academic English

ECC’s Academic English Program (AEP) is specifically designed for students who plan to study at an Australian university or who are interested in developing academic reading, writing, listening and communication skills. This program is taught live via the Zoom platform, delivered by experienced and qualified teachers, most of whom have more than ten years academic English teaching experience. It is taught in 10 week terms, with start dates approximately every five weeks. It is designed to improve your English and study skills, enabling you to be successful in your diploma and PQP courses at ECC as well as under or postgraduate programs at ECU. No further English testing is required (except for Nursing and other higher English course requirements). Therefore, with a minimum of 65%, you are able to graduate to the next AEP level or your designated course.


Active learning is encouraged through a wide range of teaching methods, which are combined with modern materials and resources. A variety of assessment methods are used to monitor progress.


ECC's English language courses are accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). Since March 2020, TEQSA guidelines have permitted the delivery ECC’s AEP virtually. ECC is also a member of the Western Australian Private Education and Training Industry Association (WAPETIA) and English Australia (EA).

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Academic English 2022

Tuition fee
Leads to Scholarships
071799A $450/week

ECC Diploma Courses

10 Week English Scholarship Available – A$4,500

ECC Pre-Masters Courses (PQP)


ECU PhD courses

ECU Post-Graduate and Masters Courses

ECU Bachelor Courses


AEP commencement dates 2022:


  • 31 January 2022
  • 08 March 2022
  • 26 April 2022
  • 30 May 2022
  • 11 July 2022
  • 15 August 2022
  • 27 September 2022
  • 31 October 2022
  • 05 December 2022

Study breaks 2022:

  • 27 December 2021 – 07 January 2022

  • 24 January 2022 – 28 January 2022

  • 11 April 2022 – 25 April 2022

  • 04 July 2022 – 08 July 2022

  • 19 September 2022 – 23 September 2022

  • 26 December 2022 – 06 January 2023

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