Intakes and Fees

Our English language courses are designed to help you gain the skills and confidence for everyday English conversations and academic study.

In the latest 2019–20 i-graduate English Language Barometer, CQUEnglish ranked second-place for value for money – 94.5% compared to the national average of 82.7%. Our teaching staff have also been commended with 94.5% (national average: 93.9%) and a perfect 100% score in performance feedback (national average 93.4%).

We offer multiple intakes a year across our CQUEnglish Language Centres in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

If you package your English course with a vocational or academic course, your English course will be free of charge. Find out more about how you can study English for free.

If you are ready to apply, you can get more information on our How to Apply page.

CourseGeneral English 2 (GE 2)General English 3 (GE 3)
Start date28 February28 February, 23 May
FeeA$325 per weekA$325 per week
CourseEnglish for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP 1)
AvailabilityBrisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Start date17 January, 19 April, 23 May, 8 August, 12 September, 21 November
CourseEnglish for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP 2)
AvailabilityBrisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Start date28 February, 19 April, 8 August, 21 November
CourseEnglish for Academic Purposes 3 (EAP 3)
AvailabilityBrisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Start date19 April, 8 August, 21 November
Start date21 November
FeeA$435 per week
Start date7 March, 11 July
FeeFree for packaged Bachelor of Aviation (Commercial Pilot) students

This 100-hour preparatory course will assist you in preparing for the CASA approved Aviation English Language Proficiency (AELP) Test. You will undertake this course and your Bachelor of Aviation (Commercial Pilot) concurrently during Term 1 of your first-year studies. For more information please contact

Important notes:

  • All dates are subject to review and may change.
  • The weekly fees listed on this page are for standalone English courses only. Your English course is free if you package with a vocational or academic course.
  • For all CQUEnglish campuses, compulsory orientation occurs on Day 1 of every course.
  • Temporary resident visa holders may be eligible to study GE, EAP1, EAP2 or EAP3 as standalone.

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I had a great time at CQUEnglish and my English improved a lot. My teachers always helped me and I had a chance to talk with friends, play games in class and give presentations, which helped us not be scared in front of the class. The teachers held events for us to meet other students too.

Khunarak Sawai


I chose CQUniversity because they offer international students an outstanding learning experience, quality higher education and experience to achieve our career and future goals. I really enjoyed learning with my peers because we spent time helping each other.

Tharika Madduma Hallinage

English for Academic Purposes 2