English for University

English for University

Overview

Program Code: 
To be confirmed
Campus: 
  • RMIT Saigon South
  • RMIT Hanoi City
Duration: 
10 weeks per level
School: 
School of Languages & English
Mode: 
Full-time

We offer six stages of English for University, from Elementary through to Advanced.

Throughout the program, teachers review your progress by setting regular homework tasks and on-going assessments. You will receive regular, individual feedback throughout the course so that you can easily understand what you need to improve.

Entry to English is flexible and tailored to your skills and needs.

Course Structure
  • Course duration: 10 weeks (200hrs face to face).
  • Course schedule: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 12:3 0pm or 1:0 0pm - 5:30pm depending on Term start date).
  • Course levels: Elementary, Pre -Intermediate , Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate, Pre-Advanced and Advanced

You can choose to start your English studies on any of these different entry dates:

  • 18 September 2017
  • 23 October 2017
  • 4 December 2017 
Accreditation

English courses and programs provided by RMIT University Vietnam are endorsed by NEAS (the Australian National English Language Teaching Accreditation Scheme). That means you are learning in an organisation that has internationally recognised English learning and teaching standards.

Teaching with technology

The English for University program incorporates technology and explores topics that are relevant to your RMIT degree program. You will work independently and in groups using applications and tools, interactive workbooks, and online research and resources to complete projects such as developing a website or creating a video. Your progress will also be supported by RMIT’s state-of-the-art learning systems by providing you with access to the specialized Independent Learning Centre and RMIT library.

Student support

One-on-one consultation with class teachers

One-to-one tutoring with an experienced teacher is available for you outside your class time  if you need to discuss your progress or to ask any questions you may have about your lessons, assignments or skills.

Independent Learning Centre (ILC)

Students can use computers in the ILC to access English software programs and RMIT’s online learning system (Canvas) for extra practice. Students can also meet with the ILC Advisor to get advice on independent learning, research skills and the creation of a study plan.

Student Support Workshops

Students can join the weekly Student Support workshops that are offered outside of class such as: English language skills, learning strategies and technologies, and career planning.

Student Clubs

Students can also join Student Clubs as a way to meet other university students, get involved in university events and gain experience in areas of interest and study. There are Sports Clubs such as basketball or badminton, Academic Clubs such as English or accounting and special interest Clubs such as dance or photography.

Communication with parents

Parents can contact the Administration Team in the School of Languages & English to ask about their child’s attendance, test results, participation in class and progress with their skills. Parents can also book meetings with teachers and Academic English Managers to discuss their child’s progress.

Please note that RMIT Vietnam follows RMIT global privacy laws which means that students must give permission for their information to be shared with their parents.

Fees

Elementary - Advanced level (10 weeks/level): 1,830 USD/ 41,808,000 VND

Notes on fees and charges

  1. Program fees are priced and invoiced in Vietnam Dong (VND) by level.
  2. Payment in other currencies will be converted to VND at the exchange rate on that day. Bank transfer is the preferred method of payment.
  3. The USD fee noted above is to be used as a guide only. The USD fee is quoted to overseas students as per Circular No. 32/2013/TT_NHNN, article 4.16.b.
  4. A cash handling fee of VND 360,000 will be charged for all tuition fee payments made in cash to the Saigon South campus cashier. The fee does not apply to the deposit made by​ students​ ​​new ​to​ ​a course​.​​

Tuition fees are subject to change without notice.

Assessment

Your assessments will demonstrate your capability in reading, writing, listening and speaking. They will also include technology and help you to develop independent learning skills. The tasks will include response journals, presentations, research, weekly review quizzes and group projects such as developing a website or creating a video. You will also have an end-of-course test for each skill. You must be successful in all 4 skills to progress to the next level. 

English placement test

We offer English placement tests to find your current level. The test includes grammar, writing and speaking and is conducted by RMIT English teachers to make sure you are enrolled in the correct level.