UNSW Institute of Languages


English for Business Communication (Part-time)

Please note that the English for Business Communication (Full-time)  course has been replaced by Career English

Elena Ivanova
English for Business Communication (Russia)

"I like my interesting classes as there are many people from different countries and I enjoy interacting with them."

English for Business Communication (Part-time) will help you to develop English language skills specific to the professional working environment. The part time course is divided into Speaking and Writing modules, allowing you to develop your workplace communication skills in your own areas of need.

This is an ideal program if you are nearing the completion of your degree and preparing for employment or if you are a business professional seeking to improve your overall English proficiency.

Type Duration Maximum Class Size Modules Fee
Part-time 5 weeks 16 students 2 AUD$360 (per module)

Key Benefits

  • Improve your skills and confidence in English within a business or professional workplace context
  • Increase your employment opportunities
  • Develop your speaking and writing skills in English
  • Understand the different requirements of formal and informal business communication
  • You have the choice to enrol in individual modules in order to concentrate on your specific areas of need
  • Highly qualified and experienced teachers will provide you with personalised support and advice
  • Advanced classroom technology and modern facilities give you the best possible learning environment.

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If you are currently on a Student Visa, you are only eligible to enrol in CRICOS registered courses.
All others (including international students on other visas) can enrol in non-CRICOS registered courses, such as Modern Language courses and Part-time English courses. Please contact admissions@unswglobal.unsw.edu.au or call 9385 0555 if you require further information.

This course is suitable for domestic students and for international students on a student visa, as a supplementary course in addition to their fulltime program.

  • You should have an intermediate to upper-intermediate level of English.
  • Recommended minimum entry requirement of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Speaking Skills for Business

  • spoken presentation skills and strategies
  • giving impromptu presentations
  • structuring a presentation
  • participating in meetings
  • pronunciation

Writing Skills for Business

  • formal and informal written business communication
  • professional writing - emails, letters, short reports
  • grammar and vocabulary
Courses are offered at L5 building 223 Anzac Parade Kensington

The tuition fee for each module is AUD$360.

UNSW staff and full-time students are eligible for a discount of 25% off the full course fee.

2018 Speaking and Writing Modules

Start Dates Finish Dates
Speaking - 31 July (Tuesday)
Writing - 2 August (Thursday)
Speaking - 28 August (Tuesday)
Writing - 30 August (Thursday)
Speaking - 9 October (Tuesday)
Writing - 11 October (Thursday)
Speaking - 6 November (Tuesday)
Writing - 8 November (Thursday)

2019 Speaking and Writing Modules

Start Dates Finish Dates
Speaking - Tuesday 12 February
Writing - Thursday 14 February
Speaking - 12 March
Writing - 14 March
Speaking - Tuesday 23 April
Writing - Thursday 25 March
Speaking - 21 May
Writing - 23 April
Speaking - Tuesday 2 July
Writing - Thursday 4 July
Speaking - 30 July
Writing - 1 August
Speaking - Tuesday 10 September
Writing - Thursday 12 September
Speaking - 8 October
Writing - 10 October
Speaking - Tuesday 19 November
Writing - Thursday 21 November
Speaking - 17 December
Writing - 19 December

Please note that applications must be made separately for each module, i.e. in order to study Speaking and Writing modules together, two separate applications are required.

Courses are offered at L5 building 223 Anzac Parade Kensington

Part-time Evening Modules

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Speaking Skills
6.00pm - 9.00pm
Writing Skills
6.00pm - 9.00pm

Please note that applications must be made separately for each module, i.e. in order to study Speaking and Writing modules together, two separate applications are required.

  • There is no formal assessment for this course.
  • You will be provided with ongoing feedback about your progress from your course teacher.
  • A Certificate of Attendance is awarded upon successful completion of the course.

Welcome to our Apply Online page:

  1. Please read our How to Apply section.
  2. Please study our Application Checklist and have all documents ready.
  3. Click here for the promotion code to claim your UNSW Staff/Student discount.  
  4. Please note our Conditions of Enrolment for part time English courses.

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