English Language Centre

English Language Centre

English Language Centre

We know that you want to learn English with experts who care about you. Our highly experienced teachers and professional staff are committed to your success, and are passionate about improving your English for your future goals.

The English language programs are offered at Macquarie University College, located on Macquarie University’s vibrant campus in the beautiful city of Sydney. The College has almost 30 years of experience in helping students improve their English, and we are internationally respected for the quality of our programs.

Why choose our English language programs?

The College contributes to Macquarie University’s commitment to supporting international students by providing the highest quality English language courses.

We are accredited by the Australian government, are an active member of English Australia and University English Centres Australia (UECA) and have a quality endorsement from the National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS). Macquarie also has one of the largest IELTS test Centres in Australia and a PTE Academic test centre.

Teaching expertise
Over 30 years of language teaching expertise on Macquarie University campus
Pass rate
Over 90% progression rate to Macquarie University
Student success
Over 1,000 English program student articulations to Macquarie programs per year
Unique programs
Speciliased Direct Entry programs to prepare you for future study
National awards
IELTS Online
Over half a million users worldwide of Macquarie University's IELTS Online course

Which English language program is right for you?

If you want to improve your English for study at Macquarie University and enhance your general communication skills, we have a program for you.

We offer Academic English, and Direct Entry programs leading into your Macquarie University degree, Foundation or Diploma program. We will recommend the best program for you – and the number of weeks of English study you need – based on your current English level and your future study and career goals. Please note not all courses are offered at all times.

Which ELC program is right for you?

How many weeks of English do I need?

The table below is an estimate of the number of weeks of English you may need. All five scores (Overall, Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking) are considered when recommending the length of English study needed. To make it easy for you, we will be able to recommend the number of weeks required when you submit your application.

Current score (Overall)

Number of estimated weeks to reach required IELTS score (Overall)

IELTS

TOEFL iBT

Pearson

(PTE)

5.5

6.0

6.5

7.0

7.5

4.0

44

30

30-40

40-50

50+

50+

50+

4.5

52

35

20-30

30-40

40-50

50+

50+

5.0

60

41

10-20

20-30

30-40

40-50

50+

5.5

66

49

1-10

10-20

20-30

30-40

40-50

6.0

73

50

 

1-10

10-20

20-30

30-40

6.5

83

58

  

1-10

10-20

20-30

7.0

100

65

   

1-10

10-20

Content owner: English Language Centre Last updated: 04 Feb 2022 7:10pm

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