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What will I learn?

About the program

The Bond University College Foundation Program provides a pathway for international students to pursue undergraduate studies. It meets the requirements for Foundation Programs, which are registered on CRICOS for delivery in Australia to international students, who are seeking entry to university undergraduate programs.

Students learn the core academic and English language skills, as well as the independent learning skills required for entry into an undergraduate program at Bond University. The campus offers its students state-of-the-art facilities, small class sizes and highly qualified and experienced academic staff.

The Foundation Program is open to international students who have completed the equivalent of Australian year 11 and meet the English language requirements.

The Bond College Foundation Program comprises of two semesters and eight (8) subjects, as follows:

BCFN01-015 Academic Skills
BCFN01-020 Introduction Entrepreneurship & Innovation
BCFN01-003 Foundation Mathematics 1
BCFN01-001 Introduction to Multimedia and IT
BCFN01-004 World History and Politics
BCFN01-010 Foundation English 1
BCFN01-012 Foundation English 2

And choose one from the following:

BCFN01-018 Society & Culture
BCFN01-006 Introduction to Economics
BCFN01-021 Foundation Mathematics 2

A 70% cumulative percentage average is required to enter the Faculty of Law programs. There is no direct pathway to the Bachelor of Actuarial Science from this program. Students may pathway through a Diploma of Business or the Bachelor of Commerce.

Foundation Mathematics 2 is a prerequisite for the Bachelor of Biomedical Science and the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science.


On Campus and Remote

Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world.

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they’re on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.



Study options

Full Time (2 semesters)

Tuition fees
A$30,960.00 (16,55,615) per year
Total program fee (Students commencing study in 2022): AUD $30,960

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

16 May 2022, 12 September 2022


Bond University College

14 University Drive,



4226, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Students entering Foundation will have completed the academic requirements equivalent to Australian Year 11 or an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate III.

Applicants must have IELTS score 5.5 (No sub score less than 5.0); TOEFL iBT - 50; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) - 42; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) - 162 (No sub score less than 154).

Please refer to the relevant English language requirements on the Bond University webpage.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Bond University

Bond rates five stars in teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, social responsibility, and inclusiveness (2019 QS Star Ratings).

  • Located on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Welcomes international students from 90+ countries
  • Lowest student-teacher ratio in Australia
  • Number one for student experience in Australia