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English Language Courses

Improve your English language skills at UNSW Global.

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Improve your English language skills at UNSW Global.

If you want to study an academic pathway program, or an undergraduate or postgraduate degree, there’s an English course for you. UNSW Global’s English pathway courses are designed to help you improve your skills so you can meet the UNSW English language entry requirements. They also prepare you for success at university and in your global career.

UNSW Global English Language Courses offer:

  • Flexibility with a range of courses available at different levels, lengths and for a variety of purposes
  • The very best preparation for academic success at UNSW, and your global career
  • Testing and teacher training
  • Foundation English Entry Courses (FEEC), Essential Academic English (EAE) and University English Entry Courses (UEEC) – suitable for you if you haven’t met English entry requirements for our Foundation Studies Programs or simply want to improve your English to enter a diploma or degree program at UNSW.

Which English course is for you?

English Pathway Diagram

Why study English at UNSW Global

  • Courses

    Our courses are delivered by Australia’s first university languages centre.

  • Experience

    We have over 50 years of experience in language teaching.

  • Students

    Over 4,000 students progress through our courses each year.

  • On Campus

    Classes are delivered at the UNSW campuses, giving you access to the university facilities and social surroundings.

David UEEC student from Chile as featured in UNSW Global Student Guide 2019. Student,  Photography by Quentin Jones. 23 Jan 2019.
"The quality and good disposition of teachers at UNSW Global make it a great place to study. The teachers are always available to help you. They have helped me acquire useful skills to improve my research performance."



University English Entry Course (UEEC)

UNSW Global’s University English Entry Course (UEEC) will help you meet the UNSW English language entry requirements to undertake a diploma or degree program at UNSW. Depending on your current level of English, you may need to complete a 10, 15 or 20-week course

University English Entry Course (UEEC) Diagram


  • Improve your academic English language, literacy and digital skills, giving you a strong head start for UNSW
  • Progress to UNSW once you successfully complete the program. On average, 90% of students progress to UNSW
  • Learn a range of useful skills, from research and writing processes, to accessing academic information via the UNSW online learning portal to prepare you for university assignments
  • Get an authentic university experience through lessons and tasks based on actual UNSW lectures and readings on a range of topics and issues of global importance, relevant to any discipline
  • Develop collaborative and independent learning skills during supportive and hands-on lessons
  • Receive individual feedback in weekly consultations so that you know exactly what to practise and how to improve
  • Build your confidence for university by practising communication for real situations and getting to know UNSW faculties

Foundation English Entry Course (FEEC)

UNSW Global’s Foundation English Entry Course (FEEC) has been developed to support students with their English language skills prior to beginning their Foundation Studies Program. Depending on your current level of English, you may need to complete a 10 week course.

Foundation English Entry Course - FEEC


  • Successfully complete the program and progress into a Foundation Studies Program without further English testing.
  • Learn from highly qualified and experienced teachers who understand your needs.
  • Build a network of friends and peers before starting your Foundation Studies Program.
  • Access independent learning support guided by one-to-one consultations with teachers, helping you navigate the online learning portal, and develop reading and academic skills.
  • Access additional skills workshops that support success throughout the course.
  • Develop a broad vocabulary and navigate studying in Australia through weekly reading and listening themes.
  • Prepare for key assessments and advance to Foundation Studies through a strong skills-focus.

UNSW Global Pty Limited (ABN 62 086 418 582) is a not-for-profit provider of education and assessment services and a wholly owned subsidiary of UNSW Sydney. UNSW Global delivers English language programs under its CRICOS Provider Code 01020K | UNSW Global delivers Diploma and Foundation Studies programs under UNSW Sydney’s CRICOS Provider Code 00098G | Copyright © 2020 UNSW Global Pty Limited.