English language development
Academic English Tutorials for graduate coursework students
The Academic English Tutorial program is free and is offered during your first or second semester at university.
The tutorials are designed to help you to develop and apply the academic and English language skills you need to participate in class and succeed in your assessment tasks at the University of Melbourne.
This is an opportunity for you to learn these vital skills in a supportive environment alongside other students from related disciplines.
The program develops a range of vital skills for graduate coursework students, including:
- Participating in tutorials
- Australian academic culture and expectations
- Managing time
- Oral presentations
- Critical reading and note taking
- Academic writing and referencing
How do I apply?
The Academic English Tutorials will be held as a 3-day intensive program in July, and a 9-week semester-long program during Semester 2, 2023.
The program is free with no additional assessments or homework.
Spaces are limited. You must apply and be selected to participate in the program.
The Academic English Tutorial Intensive is running on campus 9.30am-3pm across three days Wednesday 12 July - Friday 14 July, 2023.
This is your chance to develop your academic and English language skills and connect with like-minded students before the semester starts.
Note: The intensive program tutorials will be delivered in person at the Parkville Campus. You will receive the room number once you're accepted into the program.
Applications for the July 2023 intensive program are now closed.
In semester program
The 9-week in semester tutorial program runs one session per week from week 2 to week 11 (with a 2-week break in the middle of semester).
The weekly tutorials are designed to build on your skills and capabilities across the semester. Students who apply and are accepted must attend at least 7 of the 9 sessions.
Each tutorial runs for 90 minutes.
Complete the expression of interest form below if you would like us to email you when applications open for the program in Semester 1, 2024.
Looking for one-on-one advice?
Get tailored advice from an Academic Skills adviser by booking an individual appointment, or get quick advice from one of our Academic Writing Tutors in our online drop-in sessions.