‭Go on to study at Flinders University or Flinders ISC

Once you complete the course, and achieve the necessary entry requirements, you will be ‭guaranteed entry into a range of undergraduate degrees at Flinders University. Eligible Foundation Program students who do not achieve the grades to progress on to a degree at ‭Flinders can instead go on to study the Diploma of Commerce or Diploma of Science at Flinders ISC. Diploma graduates may then progress to a range of undergraduate degrees at Flinders University ‭(along with earning up to 12 months of credit towards their studies).

‭Program types

‭We offer two types of Foundation programs – Standard and Extended. The Extended program is ‭for those students who require some additional academic and English language preparation before ‭starting university studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English 
  • 3 discipline based units* from Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Geography, Mathematics, Physics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 8 months
    • Duration description
      • The Standard program runs for 2 terms (14 weeks each) over 8 months.
      • ‭The Extended program runs for 3 terms (14 weeks each) over 12 months.
  • Credits
    9 alternative credits
    • Standard: 9 units
    • Extended: 14 ‭units 
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Foundation Program (Standard). CRICOS Course Code: 079229D.
  • Foundation Program (Extended). CRICOS Course Code: 079230M

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24700 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24700 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
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  • Standard (8 months): $24,700 per course
  • Extended (12 months) : $33,500 per course

Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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