English school in Melbourne

At the end of Australia’s Great Ocean Road, study in a cosmopolitan city with a passion for art and sport

Our Melbourne school

You’ll find gorgeous parks, a passionate coffee culture, and free public transport in the city center as well as narrow streets painted with colorful murals and crammed with quirky shops, cafés and restaurants.

  • Five minutes’ walk from local transport stops, including the free tram service
  • The school organizes regular tours through the stunning coastal scenery of the Great Ocean Road, and trips to Phillip Island, where you’ll find the world’s smallest penguins
  • The school shares a campus with Kaplan’s Melbourne Business School, with opportunities for English students to progress to business courses


School location
Kaplan International English Melbourne Level 5, 370 Docklands Drive Docklands, VIC 3008, Australia
”Interactive whiteboards are incredible because I think that the whiteboards affect learning in several ways. It helps raise the level of student engagement in a classroom by motivating students and promoting enthusiasm for learning.”
Alexia Scheuermann
Studied in Melbourne
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School facilities

Interactive white boards
Study Center
Student Lounge
Sports facilities

Other information

  • University Placement Service:
    Our University Placement Service (UPS) allows you to benefit from our extensive network of partner universities and colleges. Combined with our wealth of experience, we help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate courses. Learn more.
  • Languages spoken by staff:
    Chinese Cantonese, Chinese Mandarin, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Thai
  • Teacher Qualifications:
    All teachers have a university degree and a formal TESOL qualification; many also have further qualifications
  • Course start levels:
    Please note that in Melbourne we do not offer any beginners classes and that the Intensive English course here will start at elementary level
  • School holidays:
    See our 2018 school closures

Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International English school is a member of English Australia, a national association devoted to quality, student experience and learner outcomes within English language education. We are also also Quality Endorsed by NEAS (National ELT Accreditation Scheme Limited).


*Student recommendations are based on Kaplan students surveyed in 2016.

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Our Melbourne school has a dedicated social program, designed to help you explore the city and build friendships, through organised events and activities


Student residences are specially selected apartments, hostels, and dorms that provide a fantastic living experience. Enjoy a more independent lifestyle and the social aspects of living with new friends.
  • Live with fellow students for more independence
  • Most residences are self-catering
  • Live and socialize with your new friends
  • Single, twin, double, and dorm rooms are available at various locations
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Live in an Australian homestay during your studies in Melbourne. Sharing meals and spending time with your hosts every day, you'll benefit from speaking English in relaxed, natural situations.
  • Live in a local homestay specially chosen by us
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners with your host
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
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