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Foundation Studies: Science Transition, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 4 months
    Duration
University rank #45 (QS) ,
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.

This Pre-Bachelor Offers

About

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.

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

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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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Academic Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Official transcripts 
  • Resume or CV 
  • Three letters of reference 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 4 months.
  • National

    22000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 4 months.
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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

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