English Programs

Academic English and General English Programs are available at our Esplanade Campus, Manly OR City Campus, Sydney — and now also offered online!

General English Program (Overall IELTS 3.5 to 5.0) – CRICOS course code: 092652B

Academic English Program (Overall IELTS 5.0 to 6.5) – CRICOS course code: 092650D

Delivered at the Aspire English Campus in Manly – Levels 1 & 2, 46-48 East Esplanade Manly


Academic English

This program is designed for students who meet the academic requirements for our pathways but need or would like additional English language proficiency before commencing study. Students will develop the essay and report writing, presentation and critical thinking skills in English that are required for success in undergraduate study. In addition, classes are restricted to a maximum of 18 students, ensuring a high level of individual support and assistance throughout the program. The curriculum has been designed to cover a broad range of topics to accommodate students who are preparing to study any of the academic programs offered.

Course Features

  • Academic reading and writing
  • Vocabulary extension
  • Text analysis
  • Report and essay writing
  • Study skills and strategies
  • Listening and note-taking skills
  • Grammar for academic study
  • Research project work
  • Seminar / presentation delivery

The Academic English Program is available for students with an IELTS from 5 overall or equivalent.

General English

The General English program is the perfect preparation for students wishing to improve their basic all-round English language skills. The program has a strong focus on the four core skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. This will develop the language skills you’ll need for English use in your daily life.

Course Features

  • Classes focus on building fluency and accuracy in both spoken and written language.
  • Successful General English students can progress directly into our Academic English program.
  • Small classes of no more than 18 students allow for close levels of interaction between you and your lecturers.
  • Our highly qualified and experienced lecturers understand the needs of students and will provide you with the support and advice that you need.
  • Emphasis on the four core language skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking).

The General English Program is available for students with an IELTS from 3.5 overall or equivalent.

English Fees

Pathway Programs

Choose your Path

Academic EnglishCertificate ProgramCertificate ProgramDiplomasInternshipsUniversity Partners

Attendance Policy

For the attendance Policy please see the hand book.

Aspire English Student Handbook

English Program Term Dates

SessionOrientationStart DateEnd Date
January 20203 January 206 January 207 February 20
February 20207 February 2010 February 2013 March 20
March 202020 March 2023 March 2024 April 20
May 202024 April 2027 April 2029 May 20
June 20205 June 208 June 2010 July 20
July 202010 July 2013 July 2014 August 20
August 202021 August 2024 August 2025 September 20
October 202025 September 2028 September 2030 October 20
November 20206 November 209 November 2011 December 20

Quick Facts

Course NameAcademic English ProgramGeneral English Program
CRICOS Code092650D092652B
Accreditation StatusNon AwardNon Award
CampusEsplanade Campus, ManlyEsplanade Campus, Manly
Duration10 weeks, starts every 5 weeks10 weeks, starts every 5 weeks
Industry TrainingN/AN/A
Study Modeon campuson campus
Start6 x per year6 x per year