Approved English Language ELICOS programs

English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) are designed for students who require English language training before they commence tertiary study in Australia.

If you’ve studied (or plan to study) an ELICOS program to prepare for your time in Australia, we may be able to use your results to meet our English language requirements. Check the table below to see the ELICOS results we may accept as satisfactory proof of English proficiency for these minimum requirements.

Some of our courses have English requirements that are higher than these minimum scores, so if you know the course you want to study, you should:

Satisfactory completion of a preparatory English course that isn’t listed below but is deemed equivalent to the appropriate ELICOS level may be considered on a case-by-case basis. If any English test is a requirement of the program, students must also achieve the required results to demonstrate satisfactory completion.

Provider

Undergraduate (6.0/6.0 unless otherwise indicated)

Postgraduate (6.5/6.0 unless otherwise indicated)

La Trobe College Australia

Completion of EFS level 5B with minimum 60% overall and 60% in final exam.

Completion of EFS level 6B with minimum 60% overall and 60% in final exam.

Navitas English

Completion of AE3 with a minimum 55%.

Completion of AE3 with a minimum 65%.

Bendigo-Kangan Regional Institute of TAFE

EAP2 with minimum result of 70% in each skill set.

EAP2 with minimum result of 75% in each skill set is required for entry to the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) (equivalent to 6.5/6.5).

EAP2 with minimum result of 75% in each skill set.

Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI)

EAP 3: minimum 60%.

EAP 4: minimum 60%.

Hawthorn - Melbourne

IELTS Preparation: Completion of a 10-week course with minimum result of C.

IAP (Intensive Academic Preparation): Completion of a 10-week course with a minimum of C letter grade in all columns and completion of all assignments.

Melbourne
Polytechnic ELICOS

ISLPR 3 across all four skills (IELTS 6.0) ISLPR 3+ overall; 3+ in reading and writing; 3 in speaking and listening (IELTS 6.5).

N/A

Monash University English Language Centre

Successful completion of Monash English Bridging for University – Standard.

Successful completion of Monash English Bridging for University - Standard.

RMIT English Worldwide

EAP Advanced - complete with 60%.

EAP Advanced Plus - Completion

Swinburne University of Technology

Successful completion of EAP 5 (Advanced level) with overall 65%, all skills 65%.

Successful completion of EAP 5 (Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%.

Sunraysia Institute of TAFE

Certificate IV in EAL (22258VIC): successful completion.

N/A

Victoria University English Language Institute (ELI)

Successful completion of University Preparation UPU.

Successful completion of University Preparation UPP.