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Foundation English Entry Course (FEEC)

FEEC prepares you for our Foundation programs - Transition, Standard, Standard Plus or Extended.

  • Intermediate

  • 10 - 20 weeks

Why study FEEC?

A pass grade for FEEC automatically qualifies you for entry into a Foundation Studies Program. You do not need to sit any other English tests.

  • It is offered at three levels to suit your ability

  • Approximately 85% of students qualify for entry into a Foundation Program

  • You will have a network of friends before starting Foundation

  • You can package your FEEC, Foundation program and UNSW degree under one visa

  • It is taught by highly qualified and experienced teachers

Course Content

Prepare for Foundation by developing your skills in:

  • Presentation, discussion and group work
  • Listening to and comprehending real lectures
  • Note taking
  • Reading academic texts and research
  • Academic writing
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Independent learning

"FEEC gives students the basic knowledge prior to starting their Foundation program. Students are also able to build friendships early on which they can rely on when entering university."

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Entry Requirements

FEEC entry requirements to Foundation Studies Extended Program

Entry RequirementsFEEC (10 Weeks)
IELTS Academic Module5.0, Writing 4.5
IELTS Sub ScoresNo score less than 4.5
TOEFL Paper-based PBT483, TWE 3.5
TOEFL Internet-based Test iBT56, Writing 12
Cambridge Advanced English154, Writing 147
Pearson Test of English38, Writing 32

FEEC entry requirements to Foundation Studies Standard Plus Program

Entry RequirementsFEEC (10 Weeks)FEEC (15 Weeks)FEEC (20 Weeks)
IELTS Academic Module5.0, Writing 5.05.0, Writing 4.54.5, Writing 4.5
IELTS Sub ScoresNo score less than 4.5No score less than 4.5No score less than 4.5
TOEFL Paper-based PBT483, TWE 4.0483, TWE 3.5457, TWE 3.5
TOEFL Internet-based Test iBT56, Writing 1456, Writing 1247, Writing 12
Cambridge Advanced English154, Writing 154154, Writing 147147, Writing 147
Pearson Test of English38, Writing 3838, Writing 3232, Writing 32

FEEC entry requirements to Foundation Studies Transition and Standard Programs

Entry RequirementsFEEC (10 Weeks)FEEC (15 Weeks)FEEC (20 Weeks)
IELTS Academic Module5.5, Writing 5.05.0, Writing 5.05.0, Writing 4.5
IELTS Sub ScoresNo score less than 5.0No score less than 5.0No score less than 4.5
TOEFL Paper-based PBT513, TWE 4.0483, TWE 4.0483, TWE 3.5
TOEFL Internet-based Test iBT65, Writing 1456, Writing 1456, Writing 12
Cambridge Advanced English162, Writing 154 (All other sub-scores 154)154, Writing 154154, Writing 147
Pearson Test of English46, Writing 3838, Writing 3838, Writing 32

Dates and Fees

There are multiple entry points for UEEC during the year.

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  • Approximately 85% of students qualify for entry into a Foundation Program
  • You will have a network of friends before starting Foundation
  • You can package your FEEC, Foundation program and UNSW degree under one visa
  • It is taught by highly qualified and experienced teachers
AUD $565 per week (2020 tuition fees)

Total price for 10 weeks course 5,650 AUD

These are the FEEC enrolment dates available for :

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  • Your selected dates fee

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Important information

Entry requirements

You will be placed in an appropriate class based on a test score under the following conditions:

  1. IELTS, TOEFL and PTE tests must have been taken within 12 months of the enrolment date.
  2. If you have variations in test subscores, you may be assessed individually for placement and may require additional weeks of study.
  3. UNSW Global reserves the right to require you to undertake our placement test to confirm appropriate course placement.
  4. UNSW Global reserves the right to make changes to this course placement guide without notice.
  5. Progression into the next English course level depends on your achievement in course assessments. You may progress more quickly or slowly than the indication in weeks provided in this table.
  6. UNSW Global also accepts Cambridge Advanced English (CAE).
  • Please note that Commonwealth financial support is not available for Non-Award programs including Global’s Foundation programs and all language courses