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Swinburne Foundation Year (Science / Engineering) (12 months)

Swinburne University of Technology

12 months
29000 AUD/year
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Swinburne Foundation Year (Science / Engineering) (12 months) at Swinburne University of Technology is a pre-university program for international students. It is designed to help students meet the entry requirements for first-year university or progress to a UniLink diploma.


Students will develop fundamental communication, information technology (IT) and finite mathematics skills. They will also undertake units in physics, chemistry and science / engineering mathematics.

The programme

Swinburne Foundation Year (Science / Engineering) (12 months) at Swinburne University of Technology can equip students for further studies in a range of science and engineering-related areas, such as civil engineering, mechanical engineering, aviation, photonics, biotechnology or telecommunication and internet technologies.

Career opportunities

Successful completion of a related bachelor degree after Swinburne Foundation Year (Science / Engineering) (12 months) can open up a range of career opportunities. Students may find employment in engineering, biotechnology, management, medicine, mining, network administration, telecommunications and transport.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic and communication skills 
  • Information technology 
  • Innovation and change 
  • Academic literacies 
  • Chemistry 
  • Physics 
  • Science / Engineering mathematics

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 085470M

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 4 Upper Intermediate level) with overall 60%, all skills 60%
  • minimum IELTS overall band of 5.0 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 5.0
  • any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29000 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Swinburne Foundation Year (Science / Engineering) (12 months)
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