The General English course at VU English is for international students with beginner to intermediate levels of English. 

This course will help you develop the English language skills for:

Benefits of studying General English

  • Rapid progress in reading, writing, speaking and listening.
  • Written progress report every 5 weeks.
  • Take part in various programs and clubs.
  • Use VU English textbooks and materials.
  • Receive a university certificate when you graduate.

Course essentials

Course location Levels Course code Duration
City Flinders
  • Elementary (Level 1)
  • Pre-intermediate (Level 2)
  • Intermediate (Level 3)
  • Upper Intermediate (Level 4)
  • Advanced (Level 5)
VNGEN 5-10 weeks per level
CRICOS code Intakes Course fee Entry
059112E January, February, March, May, June, July, August, October, November A$415 per week (plus an enrolment fee of A$200)* VU English Placement Test

* All prices are in Australian dollars (AUD)

Pathways

On completion of General English 3 (Intermediate) you can advance to English for Academic Purposes (EAP).

Subjects

You will study a range of subjects, including:

  • accommodation
  • education
  • festivals and cultural celebrations
  • food and cooking
  • health and wellbeing
  • living in Melbourne
  • travel and transportation.

Course dates

We offer intakes throughout the year.

Enrolment date Start date End date Intake number
3 January 7 January 8 February 1
14 February 18 February 22 March 2
21 March 25 March 3 May 3
2 May 6 May 7 June 4
6 June 11 June 12 July 5
18 July 22 July 23 August 6
22 August 26 August 27 September 7
3 October 7 October 8 November

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7 November 11 November 13 December 9

Enrolment date Start date End date Intake number
3 January 6 January 7 February 1
13 February 17 February 20 March 2
19 March 23 March 1 May 3
30 April 4 May 5 June 4
4 June 9 June 10 July 5
16 July 20 July 21 August 6
20 August 24 August 25 September 7
1 October 5 October 6 November 8
5 November 9 November 11 December 9

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