English school in Melbourne

A vibrant multicultural city with a passion for sport, art and theater, with a wonderful café and coffee culture

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.


Due to recent announcements closing Australia’s borders until the end of 2021, this school is not currently taking stand-alone English enrolments from overseas. Please contact us for alternatives.

  • 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



General English course

Price from
$3,460 AUD

Intensive English course

Price from
$9,760 AUD
This package includes: Tuition, Accommodation, Fees
School location
Kaplan International Languages 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 level of education normally represented by a degree and they also have a CELTA or equivalent qualification. Some also hold the higher level DELTA qualification, PGCE, or MA in applied linguistics
  • 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 2019 school closures
  • Australian policy documents:
    Australia and New-Zealand Policies

Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International Languages school is a member of English Australia, a national association devoted to quality, student experience and learner outcomes within English language education and is regulated by the Australian Skills Regulatory Authority and must comply with the ESOS legislative framework.

Students on student visas must enrol in courses that are registered with the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

IDP is one of the co-owners of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). IELTS is Australia’s leading English test for study and migration, now also available on computer.

Kaplan International (Melbourne & Adelaide) Pty Ltd., ABN 90 129 017 385, CRICOS 03008A

*Student recommendations are based on Kaplan students surveyed in 2018.

School photo gallery

Check out images of student life at Melbourne school

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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