English for Tertiary Studies (ETS) - Course Finder @ UOW

English for Tertiary Studies (ETS)

Course summary

English for Tertiary Studies (ETS) is for students who need to improve their English in order to gain admission to undergraduate or postgraduate university study.

It is a skills-based course which provides a thorough introduction to the educational requirements for tertiary study and helps students think critically about university life and culture.

Particular attention is given to developing critical analysis with regard to reading academic texts and expressing an opinion in both spoken and written forms. You will also focus on study skills, language development, and university level research and essay writing.

You will experience university style lectures and tutorials in preparation for study at the University of Wollongong as this course provides direct entry for students who satisfy all assessment requirements. Examples of assessments include:

  • A research essay
  • An oral presentation
  • Academic reading analysis

These formal assessments are completed progressively throughout the course culminating in a final exam.

Length of study and hours per week
This course is 20-22 hours per week in class tuition for either 6, 12 or 18 weeks depending on your IELTS (or equivalent) score and the score you require for university entry.

The above CRICOS code (069912A) is a packaged course - English Language Programs (Beginner to Advanced). Information regarding the programs and relevant CRICOS codes included in this package course can be found at the UOW College English for Future Tertiary Studies website.

Course information

Study area

English Language

Campus

UOW College Wollongong

Course Code

1912

ATAR (UAI)

-

IB Score

26-27

Duration

6, 12 and 18 weeks

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

069912A

UAC Code

-

Information on Fees, Assumed Knowledge and Key Dates

English Requirements

Course Minimum entry requirements for UOW College and UOW courses requiring IELTS 6.0 Academic (Reading and Writing 6.0) or equivalent for entry Minimum entry requirements for UOW College and UOW courses requiring IELTS 6.5 Academic or higher (Reading and Writing 6.0) or equivalent for entry
ETS 6 Overall IELTS of 6.0 Academic (Reading 5.5 and Writing 5.5) or Equivalent Overall IELTS of 6.5 Academic (Reading 6.0 or Writing 6.0 but no less than 5.5) or Equivalent
ETS 12 Overall IELTS of 5.5 Academic (Reading 5.0 and Writing 5.0) or Equivalent Overall IELTS of 6.0 Academic (Reading 5.5 and Writing 5.5) or Equivalent
ETS 18 Overall IELTS of 5.0 Academic (Reading 5.0 and Writing 5.0) or Equivalent Overall IELTS of 5.5 Academic (Reading 5.0 and Writing 5.0) or Equivalent

Fees

2016 Information
UOW College Wollongong
On Campus

Session Fee: $2,880
Full Course Fee: $2,880

Single session is equivalent to a 6-week term.

Total course fees:
ETS (6 weeks - 1.0 session) program - $2880.00
ETS (12 weeks - 2.0 sessions) program - $5760.00
ETS (18 weeks - 3.0 sessions) program - $8640.00

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

Overseas Health Cover:
Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) must be purchased for the proposed duration of the student visa. For information regarding the OSHC fees applicable, please refer to the international fees website.

Entry Requirements

Course Minimum entry requirements for UOW College and UOW courses requiring IELTS 6.0 Academic (Reading and Writing 6.0) or equivalent for entry Minimum entry requirements for UOW College and UOW courses requiring IELTS 6.5 Academic or higher (Reading and Writing 6.0) or equivalent for entry
ETS 6 Overall IELTS of 6.0 Academic (Reading 5.5 and Writing 5.5) or Equivalent Overall IELTS of 6.5 Academic (Reading 6.0 or Writing 6.0 but no less than 5.5) or Equivalent
ETS 12 Overall IELTS of 5.5 Academic (Reading 5.0 and Writing 5.0) or Equivalent Overall IELTS of 6.0 Academic (Reading 5.5 and Writing 5.5) or Equivalent
ETS 18 Overall IELTS of 5.0 Academic (Reading 5.0 and Writing 5.0) or Equivalent Overall IELTS of 5.5 Academic (Reading 5.0 and Writing 5.0) or Equivalent

Fees

2016 Domestic Fees / Commonwealth Supported Place
UOW College Wollongong
On Campus

Session Fee: $2,880
Full Course Fee: $2,880

Single session is equivalent to a 6-week term.

Total course fees:
ETS (6 weeks - 1.0 session) program - $2880.00
ETS (12 weeks - 2.0 sessions) program - $5760.00
ETS (18 weeks - 3.0 sessions) program - $8640.00

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

2016 UOW College Intake 1

UOW College Wollongong

Session Commences
9 January 2017

Applications Close
One week prior to the course commencement date.

Session Details
Session: 9 January - 17 February

Course Structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Course Handbook

Why choose this course

UOW College's English Language Centre is a member college of English Australia, the national peak body for the English language sector of international education in Australia. The College is accredited by TEQSA and also quality endorsed by NEAS Australia.

The College is located on the University of Wollongong campus, giving you access to all the University's state-of-the-art facilities and excellent support services to make the most of the UOW College experience.

You will become part of the UOW College and UOW community, which attracts students from around Australia and the world. It is a friendly and safe community with a multitude of social, sports and cultural activities - an environment where you can make the most of living, learning and preparing for university.

Programs are delivered in spacious modern premises with excellent facilities, designed to provide the best possible pathway to university. You will receive personalised attention within small learning groups, with staff available to help you meet your individual needs and goals.

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