University English Entry Course (UEEC)

UEEC prepares you for entry into university if you’ve received a conditional offer from UNSW Sydney.

  • Upper-Intermediate / Advanced

  • 10 - 20 weeks

  • CRICOS Course code: 080692D

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Why study UEEC?

A pass grade for UEEC allows you entry into UNSW Sydney. You do not need to sit any other English tests.

  • UEEC prepares you for university

  • Over 90% of UEEC students progress directly to UNSW

  • You can package your UEEC and UNSW degree under one visa

  • This course is based on real UNSW lectures, readings and assessments

  • It is taught by highly qualified and experienced teachers

Course Content

Prepare for university by developing your skills in:

  • Established academic conventions
  • Listening to and processing real lectures, discussions and media reports
  • Giving academic presentations in your discipline
  • Participating effectively and confidently in academic discussions
  • Reading real university-level texts
  • Producing complex essays, case study analyses and reports
  • Independent learning strategies

Sample Timetable

Please find below a sample Essential English timetable. This is a guide only, and is subject to change. 

Morning class times: 9.00 - 11.00 am and 11.30am - 1.30pm
Afternoon class times: 1.30 - 3.30pm and 4 - 6pm

Monday

Listening to Lectures: identifying specific information and supporting ideas

Reading Skills: locating specific information in the literature and reporting structures

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

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Entry Requirements

UEEC for entry to UNSW undergraduate or postgraduate study

Program LengthIELTS Academic ModuleIELTS Sub scoresTOEFL Internet based Test iBTTOEFL Paper based Test PBTPearson Test of English
10 weeks6 Overall, Writing 6.0L & R ≥ 5.5, S ≥ 5.080 Overall, Writing 20550 Overall, TWE 5.054 Overall, Writing 54
15 weeks6 Overall, Writing 5.5No score less than 5.075 Overall, Writing 18537 Overall, TWE 4.550 Overall, Writing 50
20 weeks5.5 Overall, Writing 5.5No score less than 5.065 Overall, Writing 18513 Overall, TWE 4.546 Overall, Writing 46

UEEC for entry to UG and PG Business, UG and PG Law, UG, PG and Research Built Environment, and PG Arts and Social Sciences, UG Medicine

Program LengthIELTS Academic ModuleIELTS Sub scoresTOEFL Internet based Test iBTTOEFL Paper based Test PBTPearson Test of English
10 weeks6.5 Overall, Writing 6.0L, R, S ≥ 5.590 Overall, Writing 23577 Overall, TWE 5.064 Overall, Writing 54
15 weeks6.0 Overall, Writing 6.0No score less than 5.080 Overall, Writing 20550 Overall, TWE 5.054 Overall, Writing 54
20 weeks6.0 Overall, Writing 5.5No score less than 5.075 Overall, Writing 18537 Overall, TWE 4.554 Overall, Writing 46

* For each 0.5 band in Listening, Reading or Speaking subscore below the requirement, add 5 weeks

Pathway to Business and Law postgraduate research programs

Program LengthIELTS Academic ModuleIELTS_subscoresTOEFL Internet based Test iBTTOEFL Paper based Test PBTPearson Test of English
10 weeks6.5 Overall, Writing 6.5L, R, S ≥ 6.090 Overall, Writing 25577 Overall, TWE 5.564 Overall, Writing 58
15 weeks6.5 Overall, Writing 6.0No score less than 5.590 Overall, Writing 23577 Overall, TWE 5.064 Overall, Writing 54

Dates and Fees

There are multiple entry points for UEEC during the year.

Other UNSW Global fees in Australian dollars (AUD)

10 week course

Entry into UNSW201920202021
Term 114 Oct - 20 Dec 2019
18 Nov - 7 Feb 2020
12 Oct - 18 Dec 2020
16 Nov - 5 Feb 2021
Term 210 Feb- 17 Apr 2020
16 Mar - 22 May 2020
8 Feb – 16 Apr 2021
15 Mar - 21 May 2021
Term 327 May - 2 Aug 2019
1 July - 6 Sep 2019
25 May - 31 Jul 2020
29 Jun - 4 Sep 2020
24 May – 30 Jul 2021
28 Jun - 3 Sep
FeesAUD $5,600

15 week course

Entry into UNSW201920202021
Term 19 Sep - 20 Dec 2019
14 Oct - 7 Feb 2020
7 Sep - 18 Dec 2020
12 Oct - 5 Feb 2021
Term 26 Jan - 17 Apr 2020
10 Feb - 22 May 2020
4 Jan -16 Apr 2021
8 Feb- 21 May 2021
Term 323 Apr - 2 Aug 2019
27 May - 6 Sep 2019
20 Apr – 31 Jul 2020
25 May – 4 Sep 2020
19 Apr – 30 Jul 2021
24 May – 3 Sep 2021
FeesAUD $8,400

20 week course

Entry into UNSW201920202021
Term 15 Aug - 20 Dec 2019
9 Sep - 7 Feb 2020
3 Aug - 18 Dec 2020
7 Sep - 5 Feb 2021
Term 218 Nov - 17 Apr 2020
6 Jan - 22 May 2020
16 Nov – 16 Apr 2021
4 Jan - 21 May 2021
Term 318 Mar - 2 Aug 2019
23 Apr - 6 Sep 2019
16 Mar - 31 Jul 2020
20 Apr - 4 Sep 2020
15 Mar - 30 Jul 2021
19 Apr - 3 Sep 2021
FeesAUD $11,200

UEEC for Diploma

Dates
18 March -2 August 2019
23 April - 6 September 2019
5 August 2019 - 20 December 2019
18 November 2019 - 17 April 2020
6 January 2020 – 22 May 2020
16 March - 31 July 2020
3 August -18 December 2020

Important Information

Entry requirements

You will be placed in an appropriate class based on a test score under the following conditions:

  1. IELTS, TOEFL and PTE tests must have been taken within 12 months of the enrolment date.
  2. If you have variations in test subscores, you may be assessed individually for placement and may require additional weeks of study.
  3. UNSW Global reserves the right to require you to undertake our placement test to confirm appropriate course placement.
  4. UNSW Global reserves the right to make changes to this course placement guide without notice.
  5. Progression into the next English course level depends on your achievement in course assessments. You may progress more quickly or slowly than the indication in weeks provided in this table.
  6. UNSW Global also accepts Cambridge Advanced English (CAE).
  • Please note that Commonwealth financial support is not available for Non-Award programs including Global’s Foundation programs and all language courses