Study English for Academic Purposes

Best for developing your English for university or another academic environment

What are English for Academic Purposes courses?

Our English for Academic Purposes course gives you the opportunity to develop your English language skills for use in an academic environment. It gives you excellent insight into the culture and expectations at university in an English-speaking location. Course lengths are flexible to suit your current English language level.

This course is ideal if you want to develop your vocabulary and grammar, particularly in the key academic speaking skills of discussion and presentation. It allows you to gain direct, no-IELTS entry into a range of universities, private colleges and high schools in Australia and New Zealand, or Kaplan’s Business courses.

There are two entry levels for the course: level 1 for Intermediate speakers, and level 2 for Higher Intermediate.

This course in Australia is registered under CRICOS. Find out more


  • You want to gain insight into the culture and expectations at University in an English-speaking environment
  • You want to gain direct entry into a range of universities, private colleges, and high schools in Australia and New Zealand
  • You want flexible course lengths to suit your current English ability
  • You want to enhance your CV and improve your chance for professional and academic success in the future
  • You want to receive an accredited Kaplan International Languages Certificate of Achievement

Key facts

  • Course length
    10 weeks per level
  • Entry level
    Level 1: Intermediate or IELTS 5.0. Level 2: Higher Intermediate or IELTS 5.5 (Exit at equiv. of IELTS 6.0/6.5, depending on grade.) Students aiming to exit at the equivalent of an IELTS 6.5 level are expected to be IELTS 6.0 on entry to EAP.
    What is my English level
  • Minimum age
    16 Years old
  • Lesson hours
    45 minute lessons
  • Class size
    Average 12, maximum 15
  • Timetable

    All courses are Monday-Friday, with morning and afternoon classes

Course structure
  • 28 English for Academic Purposes lessons (21 hours)
  • 7 K+ sessions (5.25 hours)
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Program Structure

Why Choose Kaplan English Courses?

Why should you choose Kaplan International?

Learning English should be an adventure. Set in spectacular locations from palm-fringed beaches to the heart of New York, our schools offer you dynamic language tuition, sophisticated learning technology, and the amazing experience of exploring the English-speaking world. Whatever your ambitions, our immersive courses are designed to help you achieve your goals – and enrich your life.

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It is important you have proof of your studies and the hard work you have put in.

At the end of your course you will receive a Kaplan International Languages Certificate of Achievement documenting your new language level and attendance. We are proud to be accredited by highly-respected and recognized accrediting agencies in each country.

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K+ English Language Learning System

Our unique K+ teaching methodology was designed by an international team of experts to harness the power of digital, text-based and interpersonal learning methods. Our integrated system of books, apps, online resources and games work together to help you learn fast – in the classroom, on the move, and at home.

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