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UNSW Global Studies is the longest running and leading provider of pre-university foundation programs in Australia, offering students a smooth pathway into undergraduate studies. Foundation Studies programs provide both a university entry qualification and the specific skills and knowledge required to be successful in future studies. Upon Successful completion and acheiving the required grades of the UNSW Global Studies will enable you to progress to Year One of UNSW - one of the Top G8 Uni in Australia
UNSW Global Studies has a reputation for high quality academic courses which provide an outstanding preparation for success at university. Our innovative approach to learning and teaching fosters a capacity for critical thinking and creative problem solving, the ability to engage in independent an reflective practice, and the skills required for collaborative learning an scholarly enquiry.
Why choose UNSW?
- UNSW is a top 100 university, ranked 52nd in the world in the 2013 QS World University Rankings
- first university in the world to receive a QS Five Star Plus rating in the areas of graduate employability, teaching, learning environment, facilities, culture, internationalisation, innovation, engagement and research.
- a major recipient of competitive research grants from industry and government bodies such as the Australian Research Council
You have a selection of Programs and Streams based on your academic background and intended university degree:
- Transition Program- 4 months
To enter Transition program, you should have completed a matriculation program or a senior high school qualification, for example, A-Levels or the International Baccalaureate Diploma program. The transition Program offers Physical Science, Life Science and Commerce/Business streams only.
- Standard Foundation Program- 9 months
To enter Foundation Program, you should have completed 11 or 12 years of schooling with good grades and strong English language proficiency.
- Standard Plus Program- 12 months
The standard Plus Program is an extended foundation program for students who do not quite meet the entry requirement for the Standard Program, or who may need a slightly longer academic Program with a slower pace of study. To enter the Standard Plus Foundation Program, you should have completed 11 years of schooling or equivalent.
***Transition Program - Specially offered to students who have done their A levels and wishes to apply for UNSW Medicine Program thru Foundation Route. Just a 4-month course which include academic preparation classes, ISAT Preparation and Interview techniques. This program also caters to all other undergraduate programs at the University of New South Wales.
***Standard Program - For very strong O levels achievers - Just 9- month program to accelerate into your desired 1st year study at the University of New South Wales in Programs like Medicine, Engineering, Business etc
***Standard Plus Program - A slightly longer foundation program for O levels achievers who needed more time in the foundation to achieve desireable grades into their undergraduate studies at the University of New South Wales.
- Standard Foundation Program - 9 months
- Standard Plus Foundation Program - 12 months
- Transition Program - 4 months
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