What will I learn?

Standard is a faster pace program which prepares students for their intended undergraduate program.

Who is this program for?

Standard is a university preparation program for students who have strong results in year 11 or 12 but have not met the entry requirements for the Transition Program.

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

000725G

Study options

Full Time (9 months)

Tuition fees
2019 fee: AUD $32,850; 2020 fee: AUD $33,850
Start date

Expected March, August, November 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 70% average

Entry requirements vary from country to country.

English Language 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

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

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