What will I learn?

This program is suitable for students who require additional English support integrated into the curriculum.

Who is this program for?

Extended Foundation Program is suitable for students who have completed year 11 with good general results but who need extra support in building English and critical thinking skills for university.

Science

UNSW Foundation Studies offers two Science Streams. Students considering undertaking a Science Stream should have higher mathematical ability. The Physical Science Stream is designed for students wishing to undertake an Engineering or Science degree. 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.

CRICOS

095626B

Study options

Full Time (15 months)

Tuition fees
2019 fee: AUD $44,990; 2020 fee: AUD $45,800
Start date

Expected March, June, October 2021

Venue

UNSW Foundation Studies

223 Anzac Parade,

KENSINGTON,

New South Wales,

2033, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Year 11 or Year 12 (or equivalent). To be eligible for entry, students must be at least 16 years of age at the time they commence a UNSW Foundation Studies program. English Requirements - Minimum IELTS Requirement: 6.0 Writing 5.0 (other sub-scores 5.0); TOEFL (paper based): 537 TWE 4.0; TOEFL (internet iBT): 75 Writing 14; Cambridge Advanced English: 169 Writing 154 (other sub-scores 154); Pearson Test of English: 50 Writing 38 (other sub-scores 38); UNSW Institute of Languages: C Writing D; O-Level English: B (O-Level) C (AS-Level); HKDSE English: 3 Writing 2.

For international students

To be eligible for entry, students must be at least 16 years of age at the time they commence a UNSW Foundation Studies program.

Year 12 or equivalent

Year 11 or equivalent with 60% average

Entry requirements vary from country to country.

English Language Requirements:

Minimum IELTS Requirement - 5.0 Writing 5.0 (other sub-scores 4.5)

TOEFL (paper based) - 483 TWE 4.0

TOEFL (internet iBT) - 56 Writing 14

Cambridge Advanced English - 154 Writing 154 (other sub-scores 147)

Pearson Test of English - 38 Writing 38 (other sub-scores 32)

UNSW Institute of Languages - D Writing D

O-Level English - D

HKDSE English - 2

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

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