English language programs

Reach the level of English you need to gain direct entry to RMIT with an English for Academic Purposes course.

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The English for Academic Purposes program prepares you for success at university by teaching you academic language and using materials relevant to academic coursework. You will also learn university level study skills.

Successful completion can give you direct entry to university without the need to take a formal English test. 

Find out more about our English for Academic Purposes programs

Why study English with RMIT English Worldwide?

RMIT English Worldwide is a leading language centre with 50 years’ experience.

Our tutors are qualified and experienced teachers who come from all over the world. They can help you learn the language and study skills you will need to help you succeed at university. 

You will be considered an RMIT student from day one and have access to excellent technology and facilities including RMIT’s student services and support.


RMIT English Worldwide is located on RMIT’s city campus in the heart of Melbourne at Level 10, 235-251 Bourke Street. View map

The campus has easy access to the city’s many trams and train stations. 

You can also study RMIT English Worldwide courses in China and Thailand.

How to apply

You can apply for an English program at the same time you apply for further study at RMIT. 

For example you might apply for English for Academic Purposes leading to a Bachelor Degree. This is called a 'package' and allows you to apply for a single visa for the full duration of your studies.

Find out how to apply.

Help and advice

To discuss your study options contact us.

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Get RMIT ready with a bursary for pathway courses

The RMIT Ready Bursary provides a 20% tuition fee reduction for any student commencing the English for Academic Purpose (EAP) and Foundation Studies programs in 2021.

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