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Advanced Skills for Academic Success

Develop your academic skills ahead of your postgraduate studies
The Advanced Skills for Academic Success (ASAS) course is an advanced academic skills course for high-performing international scholars preparing for postgraduate study at an Australian university.

Kim's experience

"CET has encouraged me to broaden my perspective and challenge what I already know to make space for new learnings. That experience has proved crucial when I started working in a multicultural environment."

  • Deepen your understanding of the University of Sydney graduate qualities
  • Learn through an integrated series of lectures, tutorials and practical skills workshops
  • Prepare a research paper and present at an ASAS conference

Key benefits

  • Master the academic skills required to enhance your potential for success in your degree
  • Develop University of Sydney graduate qualities
  • Learn alongside high-achieving peers from around the world
  • Benefit from a follow-up consultation with your teacher after program completion

Students will study for four weeks, with 20 hours of classes per week.

Start date End date CET application deadline
16 January 2023 10 February 2023 TBC

Entry requirements

To study this course, you will need:

Fee information

Tuition fee: A$1950


Admin fee: A$300


Materials fee: A$140


Terms and conditions

Please read the Centre for English Teaching (CET) terms and conditions that apply to you.

Credit card surcharges

Payments made by credit card (Visa or Mastercard) will incur a 1.53% surcharge.

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

If you intend to study under a student visa, you will need Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).

CET can arrange OSHC for you with Bupa as part of the application process. Simply indicate the type of insurance required (single/couples/single parent/ family) on step 2 of the application form.

You may also arrange your own cover. See the overseas student health cover page for approved providers.

University of Sydney CRICOS code: 086045J

Centre for English Teaching CRICOS code: 011271G

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