Whether you’re starting a new life in Australia, or studying in Melbourne and looking to grow more accustomed to the language and culture, we have the English language courses for you.

Our Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) can provide you with up to 510 hours of subsidised or free English lessons. See if you meet the requirements for the subsidy on the Department of Education AMEP information page. The AMEP program will help you develop your English language skills including reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

The program will also help you to become more comfortable with Australian culture and customs. 

Get in touch with our Migrant English Office to book an interview for an AMEP class.

We also offer English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) to help prepare you for work or direct entry into Swinburne. Your English course will provide you with the language skills you need to advance your career with confidence.

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Adult Migrant English Program

To book an interview for an AMEP class, please phone your nearest Swinburne Migrant English Office – Hawthorn 9214 8608, Wantirna 9210 1991 or Croydon 9726 1618.

Skills for Education and Employment (SEE)

A specialised program funded by the Australian Government, SEE provides up to 650 hours of free accredited training for eligible job seekers. You will receive training to help you improve your skills, confidence and access to education and job opportunities. Find out if you’re eligible for the SEE program and get a referral through your local Referring Agency.
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The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

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