Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

304391 v.2 English Language Bridging Course for Higher Degree by Research Students


Course CRICOS Code: 044067F
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 0.5 Years


The course is designed for students admitted for a higher degree by research who do not satisfy the minimum English language entry requirement for higher degree research students.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

Entry is conditional on a concurrent offer for a postgraduate research program. Applicants must have a minimum English language level of IELTS 5, TOEFL 520 or CUTE D.

Duration and Availability

This bridging course is available at Bentley on a full-time or equivalent part-time basis. International students must maintain a full-time enrolment in their higher degree program for visa requirements.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Special Note

Students must successfully complete all three units before applying for candidacy.

Course Structure



Year 1 Semester 1

304192 v.3   English for Research Purposes 041 4.0 50.0
4885 v.10   English Communication 041 4.0 25.0
4886 v.9   Tertiary Study Skills 041 4.0 25.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1   Y      
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2   Y      

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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