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University of Sydney High Achievers Preparation Program, Pre-Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 5 months
Auckland, New Zealand
The University of Sydney High Achievers Preparation Program  was created through the combined educational expertise of both the University of Sydney and Taylors College Sydney.
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The University of Sydney High Achievers Preparation Program is a 17-week program specifically designed for high achieving students who have excellent academic results. It helps the students fast-track into the first year of their bachelor degrees at the University of Sydney.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 5 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Mathematics
  • English
  • Humanities 1. Australian History

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

As a guide, applicants for the Intensive Foundation Program must have achieved superior grades in English and relevant academic subjects. Students applying for the Standard Foundation Program must have achieved at least average grades in English and relevant subjects. The Extended Foundation Program is designed for students who do not qualify for the Standard program, or who want to develop a more solid foundation in key subjects such as Mathematics or the Sciences. Forecast results are accepted where appropriate.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23500 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23500 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 5 months.
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Living costs for Auckland

  • 1400 - 2200 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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


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