English for International Business Communication

Why choose English for International Business Communication?

Brisbane City at night, photography by Lauren Bath This course is best if you want to learn English for the workplace.  You will learn modern business communication skills such as writing business reports, correspondence, promotional materials, and your own resume. You will prepare and deliver PowerPoint presentations.

In class you will use modern course books as well as real-world listening and reading materials from the media, the internet and business journals.  You will also visit a workplace or tradeshow, where you will meet and speak with business people.

Course details

Course level

English for International Business Communication is offered at 2 levels.  

  • You can join a 20-week course with IELTS 5 or General English level 5 or equivalent.  
  • You can join the 10-week course with IELTS 5.5 or General English level 6 or equivalent.


10 or 20 weeks in 5-week blocks. 


AUD $400 - $420 per week for tuition. View all fees.


Full-time: 20 hours per week in class, 5 hours per week on tasks outside of class.

You will be placed in a morning or afternoon class.

Morning: 8.15am-12:45pm
Afternoon: 1pm - 5.30pm

Class size

up to 18 students


This course is run on demand. 


We recommend that you bring your own laptop.


Your teachers will provide informal feedback throughout the course. Formal tests on speaking, writing, reading and listening are held at the end of every 5-week session.  Read more about assessment and certification

Related programs

If you are seeking professional work experience in Australia following this course, an internship through our Go Global program may suit you. 

What our students say

Camila from Brazil talks about studying English for International Business Communication to reach her career goal.

My goal in life is to be a businesswoman working in international companies, so these English skills will be very helpful for me in my career.

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The University of Queensland
St Lucia QLD 4072 Australia

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