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Edith Cowan College

English Courses


Edith Cowan College (ECC) is renowned for its excellent teaching staff, high quality English language courses and outstanding facilities.

Studying on the ECU campus gives ECC students unique opportunities to interact with Australian and overseas students who are studying university degree courses.

Full-time ECC English courses provide 20-22 hours of English study per week in a classroom setting. 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). ECC is also a member of the Western Australian Private Education and Training Industry Association (WAPETIA).

Academic English program

The Academic English program is designed for students who plan to study at an Australian university or who are interested in developing their academic reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. This program is taught on ECU's Mt Lawley campus.

Course content

  • Essay writing and reading skills

  • Academic English language

  • Academic discussion and presentation skills

Course benefits

Students have the opportunity to develop their language skills and enhance their studies in higher education. The course focuses on a mixture of communication skills and academic study skills. It is an ideal course for students preparing for the IELTS exam. ECC's Academic English course can be packaged with ECC's Diploma and Post-Graduate Qualifying Programs.

For more information, please visit Academic English program and English Fees 2020

Academic English Program Orientation

Orientation is the beginning of your studies at Edith Cowan College (ECC), and a fun way to enrol in your new course, meet new students from all over the world, and to get the information and assistance you need to help in your studies at ECC.

Please note: English packaged students will commence their studies on the ECU Mount Lawley campus as noted on their Letter of Offer

What will happen at Orientation?

ECC arranges a range of activities which will guide you on your way to successful studies.

Where should I go?

ECU Mount Lawley Campus, Building 10

2 Bradford Street, Mount Lawley

Edith Cowan College Welcome Centre

What do I need to bring on my first day?

  • A copy of your ECC Offer Letter
  • Passport (international students only)
  • Student visa details (international students only)
  • Details of Australian address and phone contacts

At Orientation, you will:

  • Meet with our friendly ECC staff, student leaders and new friends.
  • Engage in a range of fun activities, quizzes and ice-breakers with prizes to be won.
  • Learn about the services and facilities that are available to you as a student.