English for Careers - Advanced

Course contents

This course consists of printed materials, computer based learning classes (2 hours) library access, excursions

Course outcomes

At the end of the course students would have:

  • planned and delivered formal and informal presentations
  • participated effectively in group discussion including asking and answering questions
  • successfully completed exchange of information and/or services via telephone
  • extracted key information including writers' intentions in a range of different text types
  • understood and responded in a culturally appropriate manner to situations and contexts in specialisations of medicine, business and ICT streams
  • learnt how to use specialist lexis in speaking and writing; understood specialist lexis in aural and written texts
  • learnt how to produce a range of effective texts relevant to each specialisation
  • devised research topic based on specialisation.
  • identified and used relevant sources from journals, reports, surveys, statistics, literature, internet, newspapers etc
  • learnt how to use word, excel, PowerPoint, email and internet
  • learnt how to take notes from lectures, seminars, phone calls, written texts, people
  • prepared a study timetable, sourced practice material and devised strategies for exams

Accreditation and recognition

Melbourne Institute of Technology is fully accredited by the National ELT Accreditation Scheme as a provider of English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS)

CRICOS code(s)VIC: 071155D, NSW: 070548F
Course categoryCareer
Hosted byLanguage Centre
Duration20 weeks
Semester intakesEvery week
AvailabilityInternational students: Melbourne campus, Sydney campus
AttendanceHours per week: 20
Class times: 9.00 – 10.30 / 10.45 – 12.15 / 12.45 – 2.15
Course feesAUD$360.50 per week


Even though MIT endeavours to provide correct information, this information may change throughout the year. You are strongly advised to verify the accuracy of this information with the Language Centre before making a decision.