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About the program

The Bachelor of Arts (English as an International Language) program is a University Pathway program for students from non-English speaking backgrounds. The program provides students with advanced level English Language on a for-credit basis. Please see the Credit Table for more information. After successfully completing two semesters students will be able to enrol in most undergraduate degrees offered across the four faculties. Show more

The Bachelor of Arts (English as an International Language) program is a University Pathway program for students from non-English speaking backgrounds. The program provides students with advanced level English Language on a for-credit basis. Please see the Credit Table for more information. After successfully completing two semesters students will be able to enrol in most undergraduate degrees offered across the four faculties. Successful completion of the two semesters of the Bachelor of Arts (English as an International Language) leads to a Diploma in University English Studies. Show less

ModeOn Campus
Duration6 semesters (2 years)
Starting semesters
  • September 2017
Program typeBachelors Degree
Study areaCommunication and Creative Media, International Relations and Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Program codeHS-20027
CRICOS code063053K
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

This program leads to three different outcomes:

  • Graduate with an Undergraduate Diploma of University English Studies after two semesters
  • Apply for transfer to another degree program within the Faculty of Society & Design, Business, Law or Health Sciences and Medicine* after two semesters
  • Continue with the Bachelor of Arts (English as an International Language) program

* With the exception of the Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Forensic Sciences, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

View the Bachelor of Arts (English as an International Language) - Program Structure and Sequencing

The Bachelor of Arts (English as an International Language) program comprises 24 subjects, as follows:

University core subjects (3)

Plus: Beyond Bond: Professional Development and Community Engagement

Foundation subjects (6)

ENIL subject (1)

Students must choose one (1) additional ENIL subject from the Humanities & Social Sciences list of undergraduate subjects:

Major (6)

Students must choose six (6) subjects from the Humanities & Social Sciences list of undergraduate subjects to complete a second major.

Electives (8)

Students must choose eight (8) elective subjects of which at least four (4) must come from the Humanities & Social Sciences list of undergraduate subjects).

International students

To fulfil your student visa requirements, you will need to enrol in 40 credit points per semester.

Teaching methodology

Bond University’s teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments and computer labs.

The total program fees for the Bachelor of Arts (English as an International Language) are:

  • $100,920
  • $101,928

When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.

This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

Academic requirements

Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)

Applicants must meet the University's general minimum admission criteria.

In the January semester 2017 there were fewer than five OP/ATAR offers made in this program hence comparative information on previous OP/ATAR intake scores is not available.

Visit our student profile if you are interested in the profile of all students who commenced undergraduate study at Bond University in the January semester 2017.

International Secondary School students

For more information for International Students, including the International Baccalaureate, please go to the International Secondary School equivalency page.

Alternative entry pathways

For those applicants who do not currently have the required academic qualifications, there are a number of alternative entry pathways:

  • Bond University Tertiary Preparation programs
  • Bond University Diploma programs
  • Other institutional Tertiary Preparation Programs
  • Vocational education and training qualifications (Certificate IV and above)
  • Prior higher education experience (at this university or another)
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)
  • Professional or para-professional qualifications/experience
  • Employment experience verified by a statement of service from the employer stating the position title and length of service and a very brief statement on the tasks undertaken.

For more information on what is required please visit our how to apply page.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study.

Credit for prior study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information

Key dates

Bond University calendar

How to apply

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the online application form. To find out more about the application process please refer to how to apply.