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Foundation Studies: Science Transition, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 4 months
    Duration
University rank #43 (QS) Canberra, Australia
This is where your global journey starts. As an international student, you’ll be equipped with the academic foundations, study skills and English proficiency required for success at UNSW Sydney.

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Overview

UNSW Foundation Studies offers two Science Streams. Students considering undertaking a Science Stream should have higher mathematical ability. 

The programme

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic English
  • Mathematics 
  • Chemistry
  • Computing Studies
  • Physics
  • Biology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 4 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Passport (page showing your signature and photograph)
  • Academic/previous study transcripts
  • English Proficiency Test results (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 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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