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Foundation Studies: Science Standard, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
University rank #44 (QS) Canberra, Australia
The Foundation Studies: Science Standard Program at University of New South Wales is a faster pace program which provides a pathway to a diploma or UNSW degree for students who did not meet the academic or English language entry requirements.
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Overview

The Foundation Studies: Science Standard Program at University of New South Wales is a pre-university program for students who have strong results in year 11 or 12 but have not met the entry requirements for the Transition Program and need support in building English and critical thinking skills for University.

The programme

The Life Science Stream is designed for students wishing to undertake a Biological or Health Science degree.

  • Physical Science: for students with higher mathematical ability and intending to study an Engineering or Science degree.
  • Life Science:  for students with higher mathematical ability and intending to study a Biological/Health Science degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic English
  • Communication tor Success
  • Computing tor Academic Purposes
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Maths S (Science)
  • Physics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Cricos Code: 000725G

  • Where students do not have their final results from their Year 11 or Year 12 studies, forecast results are accepted in most cases.
  • Every application we receive is carefully considered. We will make an offer to students whose school results indicate a good preparation for UNSW Foundation Studies.
  • To be eligible for entry, students must be at least 16 years of age at the time they commence a UNSW Foundation Studies program.
  • Australian citizens and permanent residents are welcome to apply for all UNSW Foundation Studies Programs.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33850 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33850 AUD per year and a duration of 9 months.
  • National

    33850 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33850 AUD per year and a duration of 9 months.
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Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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