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Swinburne Foundation Year (Business) (8 months), Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 8 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Melbourne, Australia
Swinburne Foundation Year (Business) (8 months) is a pre-university program for international students. It is designed to help students meet the entry requirements for first-year university or progress to a UniLink Diploma.

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Overview

Students will develop fundamental communication, information technology (IT) and mathematics skills. 

The programme

They will also get an introduction to specialised areas such as accounting, economics, law and marketing.

Career opportunities

Depending on the bachelor course students choose and the areas in which they major, students may find employment in accounting, finance, human resources, international business, management, marketing, project management, public relations, software development, systems analysis or tourism. They may also like to launch their own business.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic and communication skills 
  • Information technology 
  • Innovation and change
  • Introductory mathematics 
  • Academic literacies 
  • Accounting 
  • Economics 
  • Law 
  • Marketing 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 8 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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:

    42

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Certified academic documents
  • Certified copy of your passport
  • English proficiency test results
  • Certified copy of unit outlines and academic transcripts
  • Portfolio 
  • English translations of all documents, if not already in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22770 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22770 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 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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