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General English

Duration (each level): up to 20 weeks

Weekly contact hours: 20

English level required for entry:
General English 1 (CRICOS code: 094518C): IELTS 3.0 overall or equivalent
General English 2 (CRICOS code: 094519B): IELTS 4.0 overall or equivalent

Course pathways: Successful completion of one level will allow you to gain entry into the level above. If you are on an academic pathway to Curtin University or Curtin College, you will transition to the Curtin Perth campus after you complete your General English course.

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Are you applying for a Curtin degree and needing to improve your English before you start? We’ll package this course with your degree offer.

Simply complete an English test and attach it to your undergraduate or postgraduate degree application, and if eligible you’ll receive your offer.

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If you’re not applying for a Curtin degree, these options are for you:

Are you studying English to meet entry into Curtin College?

Apply directly through Curtin College, make sure you send an English test score with your application to receive a packaged offer.

Do you want to study English only?

If you want to apply for a Curtin English course only, please follow the instructions below.

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Opening hours:
Mon to Fri: 8.30am – 4.30pm, except Tues: 9.30am – 4.30pm (AWST). Closed public holidays.