The UWA Centre for English Language Teaching's Bridging Course has been granted NEAS Premium Product Endorsement.
The Academic English and Study Skills Bridging Course has been designed for international students who want to study at UWA but do not have the required level of English language proficiency.
The program is also suitable for students with unconditional entry into UWA who want to improve their language proficiency and confidence before starting their university studies. The course helps students improve their English language skills to the level required by UWA.
The Academic English and Study Skills Bridging Course is offered as a 20-week program and a 10-week program. All students must meet the minimum entry requirements as set out in the table below.
|QUALIFICATION||20-WEEK BRIDGING COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS||10-WEEK BRIDGING COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS|
|IELTS (Academic format)||
5.5 with no band score below 5.0
|6.0 with no band score below 5.5 (higher requirements apply to students bound for some UWA degrees)|
58 with a minimum score of 18 in the writing section, 16 in the speaking section and 12 in the listening and reading sections
|70 with a minimum score of 20 in the writing section, 19 in the speaking section, 17 in the listening section and 14 in the reading section|
|Cambridge First Certificate in English||Minimum score of 60 and borderline for each skill||Minimum score of 75 and good for each skill|
|Pearson Test of English (Academic)||49 overall with no individual score below 42||54 overall with no individual score below 54|
|WA Certificate of Education||English as an Additional Language/Dialect – overall scaled mark of 35-39.9, in stage 3||English as an Additional Language/Dialect – overall scaled mark of 40-49.9, in stage 3|
|CELT General English||Upper-intermediate with a minimum of 70% (no individual skill below 60%)||Pre-advanced with a minimum of 69% (no individual skill below 65%)|
|CELT English for Academic Purposes||Minimum of 60% (no individual skill below 55%)||Minimum of 65% (no individual skill below 60%)|