Why study Tertiary Orientation Program?
The Tertiary Orientation Program is a 5-week course for students who have a full offer from UNSW or hold an IELTS with a minimum if 6.5 score. The program introduces the culture of tertiary study. It is designed to support your first semester at UNSW and to provide an overview of the skills needed to succeed in your tertiary studies.
The course aims to help you:
- develop an understanding of learning in an Australian tertiary academic community
- make connections with peers
- work collaboratively in groups
- select, use, and reference research resources appropriately
- develop critical evaluation skills
- develop an awareness of essay structure
- understand the features of an effective presentation
- understand your lecturers’ expectations
- recognise different assessment requirements
Second Year at UNSW
|4 Jan 2022||4 Feb 2022||Term 1 – 14 Feb 2022|
|19 Apr 2022||20 May 2022||Term 2 – 30 May 2022|
|1 Aug 2022||2 Sep 2022||Term 3 – 12 Sep 2022|
2021 tuition fees: AUD$2,825
The tuition fee that you will pay depends on the calendar year in which you undertake your study in the course. Fees are reviewed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed, so it’s important to remember that indicative tuition fees shown above are not guaranteed. Any update to fees is effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included. You can view non-tuition fees here.
Commonwealth financial support is not available for non-award programs including UNSW Foundation Studies program and Academic English Programs.
You will be placed in an appropriate class based on a test score under the following conditions:
- IELTS, TOEFL and PTE tests must have been taken within 12 months of the enrolment date.
- If you have variations in test subscores, you may be assessed individually for placement and may require additional weeks of study.
- UNSW Global reserves the right to require you to undertake our placement test to confirm appropriate course placement.
- UNSW Global reserves the right to make changes to this course placement guide without notice.
- Progression into the next Academic English Program depends on your achievement in course assessments. You may progress more quickly or slowly than the indication in weeks provided in this table.
- UNSW Global also accepts Cambridge Advanced English (CAE).