Academic English Preparation (AEP)

Students practicing English together

Academic English Program (AEP) summary

What is Academic English Preparation?

The Academic English Preparation (AEP) Program helps you make fast, effective progress in speaking, writing, reading and listening in English. Improving your level of English before you begin your pathway program could be the confidence boost you need to excel in your studies.

Quick facts about the program

  • Course length: minimum 10 weeks
  • Maximum class size: 18
  • Teaching time: 23 hours per week
  • Minimum requirement: 4.5 with no band less than 4.0
  • Fees: view our course fees page

We speak English every day

Foundation Program student Jane from Hong Kong tells us about how her English and confidence improved when she came to Taylors College Perth.

No IELTS required

If you successfully complete the AEP, you don’t need an IELTS score to get into the UWA Foundation Program, the Diploma of Commerce or the Diploma of Science at Taylors College Perth.

Fundamental skills for academic learning

Gain essential skills for academic learning including taking notes, writing essays, giving presentations and summarising information. Adding these tools to your skillset will help you to learn faster and feel more confident. Modern educational technology helps you achieve more, faster.

Personal study plan

We’ll work out your level of English when you apply. When you get to Taylors College Perth you’ll be assessed to check we’ve placed you at the right level.

As much time as you need

If you need a bit more time to reach the level of English required for your academic program, we can extend your AEP study plan.

Individual support

We keep class sizes small to give you as much individual attention as possible. You’ll have 23 hours of tuition each week.

UWA students study together

Progress monitoring

We’ll check your progress regularly, providing reports every five weeks, to make sure you reach your full potential in English.

Delivered on campus

You’ll study on the UWA Claremont campus, so there’s no need to travel elsewhere for classes or switch locations when you begin your academic program.

Expert English teachers

AEP teachers are highly qualified and experienced professionals in English as a Second Language (ESL).

Academic support

You’ll get all the academic advice you need, to help you make a smooth transition to your academic program.


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