Foundation Programme


Foundation Programme (pre-university preparation) provide students with an opportunity to prepare for university in Australia.  Classes are taught in English and students are offered a variety of subjects and disciplines, specifically tailored towards university study.

Many universities are affiliated with college institutions.  Successful completion of a Foundation course, English language course or Diploma course at an affiliated college will guarantee entry into the affiliated university. Below is a list of major university’s and their affiliated colleges (specifically in relation to Foundation Programme).


Foundation

New South Wales

Sydney

Macquarie University

North Ryde

(Macquarie University provide their own Foundation programme)

Course Foundation Programme
Intake Dates February, June, October
Duration Standard (12 months), Fast-track (8 months)
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5
On Campus Language School The Macquarie University English Language Centre (ELC)
Foundation Courses Macquarie University Foundation Programme
Official Website Macquarie University

 

The University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Sydney

(UNSW provide their own Foundation year)

Course Foundation Year
Intake Dates January, April, July, September
Duration 12 months
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5
On Campus Language School UNSW Global
Foundation Courses UNSW Foundation Year
Official Website The University of New South Wales

 

 The University of Sydney

Sydney

(Affiliated with Taylors College)

Course Foundation Programme
Intake Dates January, July (Standard), April, October (Intensive), February, August (Extended)
Duration Standard (40 weeks),Intensive (30 weeks), Extended (59 weeks)
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5 (Standard), IELTS 6.0 (Intensive), IELTS 5.0 (Extended)
On Campus Language School Centre for English Teaching
Foundation Courses The University of Sydney Foundation Programme (USFP)
Official Website The University of Sydney

 

University of Technology Sydney

Broadway

(Affiliated with INSEARCH)

Course Foundation Programme
Intake Dates February, May, September
Duration Standard (8 months), Extended (12 months)
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5
On Campus Language School UTS - INSEARCH
Foundation Courses INSEARCH Diploma Studies
Official Website University of Technology Sydney

 

University of Western Sydney

Penrith South

(Affiliated with UWS College)

Course Foundation Programme
Intake Dates February, June, October
Duration Standard (8 months), Extended (12 months)
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5
On Campus Language School UWS College
Foundation Courses UWS College Foundation Programme
Official Website University of Western Sydney

Queensland

Brisbane

Griffith University

Brisbane

(Affiliated with QIBT)

Course Certificate IV Tertiary Preparation Programme
Intake Dates February, June, October
Duration 12 months
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5
On Campus Language School Griffith English Language Institute (GELI)
Foundation Courses Queensland Institute of Business and Technology (QIBT)
Official Website Griffith University

 

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Brisbane

(Affiliated with QUT International College)

Course Foundation Programme
Intake Dates February, June, October
Duration Standard (8 months), Extended (12 months)
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5
On Campus Language School QUT International College General English
Foundation Courses QUT International College Foundation Programme
Official Website Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Gold Coast

Bond University

Robina

(Affiliated with Bond College)

Course Foundation Programme
Intake Dates January, May, September
Duration  12 months
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5
On Campus Language School Bond University English Language Institute (BUELI)
Foundation Courses Bond College Foundation Programme
Official Website Bond University

Victoria

Melbourne

Monash University

Melbourne

(Monash University provide their own Foundation year)

Course Foundation Year
Intake Dates January, March, July, September
Duration Intensive, Extended (12 months)
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.0
On Campus Language School Monash English Language Centre
Foundation Courses Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)
Official Website Monash University

 

RMIT University

Melbourne

(Affiliated with RMIT University International College)

Course Foundation Programme
Intake Dates February, June, October
Duration Standard (52 weeks), Accelerated (35 weeks)
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5
On Campus Language School RMIT English Worldwide (REW)
Foundation Courses RMIT University International College
Official Website RMIT University

  

The University of Melbourne

Melbourne

(Affiliated with Trinity College)

Course Foundation Programme
Intake Dates January, February, March, July, August, October
Duration 12 months
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5
On Campus Language School Hawthorn English Language Centre
Foundation Courses Trinity College Foundation Programme (TCFS)
Official Website The University of Melbourne

 

Victoria University

Melbourne

(Affiliated with Victoria University College)

Course Foundation Programme
Intake Dates January, March, July, August
Duration 12 months
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5
On Campus Language School English Language Courses
Foundation Courses Victoria University College
Official Website Victoria University

 

Western Australia

Perth

Curtin University of Technology

Perth

(Affiliated with Curtin College)

Course Certificate IV Tertiary Preparation Program
Intake Dates February, June, October
Duration 12 months
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5
On Campus Language School Curtin's ELICOS Program
Foundation Courses Curtin's College Pathway Program
Official Website Curtin University of Technology

  

Edith Cowan University

Perth

(Affiliated with PIBT)

Course Certificate IV Tertiary Preparation Program
Intake Dates February, June, October
Duration Standard (12 months), Fast-track (8 months)
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.0
On Campus Language School Perth Institute of Business and Technology (PIBT) English Courses
Foundation Courses Perth Institute of Business and Technology (PIBT)
Official Website Edith Cowan University

 

 The University of Western Australia

Perth

(Affiliated with Taylors College)

Course Foundation Programme
Intake Dates January, July (Standard), April, October (Intensive), February, August (Extended)
Duration Standard (40 weeks),Intensive (30 weeks), Extended (59 weeks)
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5 (Standard), IELTS 6.0 (Intensive), IELTS 5.0 (Extended)
On Campus Language School The Centre for English Language Teaching (CELT)
Foundation Courses The University of Western Australia Foundation Programme (UWAFP)
Official Website The University of Western Australia

 

South Australia

Adelaide

The University of Adelaide

Adelaide

(Affiliated with Bradford College)

Course Foundation Programme
Intake Dates February, July, October
Duration 12 months
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5
On Campus Language School English Language Centre (ELC)
Foundation Courses Bradford College Foundation Studies (Bradford College)
Official Website The University of Adelaide

 

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra

The Australian National University

Canberra

(Affiliated with ANU College)

Course Foundation Programme
Intake Dates February, March, July, October
Duration Standard, Extended (12 months)
Admission Requirements Completion of Year 11, IELTS 5.5 – 6.0
On Campus Language School ANU College English Language Courses
Foundation Courses ANU College Foundation Programme (ANU College)
Official Website The Australian National University

 

 

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