Academic English Preparation (AEP)

Academic English Preparation (AEP)

Need to improve your English before starting your academic program at Flinders ISC? The AEP is ideal for you.

‭Why choose Academic English Preparation (AEP)?

If you don't meet the English language entry requirements for our Foundation or Diploma ‭program at Flinders ISC, or your degree at Flinders University, the Academic English Preparation (AEP) ‭is ideal for you. ‭The course is delivered on the Flinders ISC campus, so you will feel a part of the University community ‭from day one.

  • ‭Learn essential skills

    As well as improving your English language skills, you will also develop key academic skills that ‭will help you achieve success in your future studies. The AEP will teach you how to successfully ‭undertake the following activities in English:

    • ‭Group work 
    • ‭Presentations 
    • ‭Research 
    • ‭Active listening and note-taking 
    • ‭Formal writing.
  • ‭We understand your needs

    Our teachers are highly qualified and experienced professionals within the English as a Second ‭Language (ESL) field. Each teacher understands the needs of international students and, with our ‭smaller class sizes, is able to provide high levels of student care and support.

  • ‭‭Flexible study options

    The AEP starts on the following dates (valid only for 2018):

    • ‭8 January 
    • ‭19 February 
    • ‭26 March 
    • 30 April
    • ‭18 June
    • ‭23 July 
    • ‭27 August
    • ‭15 October 
    • ‭19 November

‭‭Program structure

‭The AEP is taught in 10-week terms. You will be able to study 10, 20 or 30 weeks of AEP, ‭depending on your current level of English.

Key dates

  • Find out about the key dates for the Academic English Preparation Program.

Entry requirements

Minimum requirement for the Academic English Preparation is IELTS 4.0, with no band less than 3.5.


    ‭Introductory Academic Program is offered by Study Group Australia Pty Ltd. ‭CRICOS code: 01682E, as Taylors English Language Preparation (TELP) CRICOS code: ‭077793C. 

    "The teachers and the staff at Flinders ISC are really friendly and approachable. At any time you have a problem you can go and discuss with them. They can help you with anything."

    Flinders ISC student Bilal from Pakistan