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Physical or Life Science Stream

UNSW Foundation Studies Program 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.

'I've always wanted to be an Engineer, the UNSW Foundation Studies Program’s Science stream makes certain that I'm well prepared for my major at the university.'

- Hamany from Saudi Arabia

UNSW Foundation Studies Program, Science Stream

Courses  for Standard, Standard Plus and Extended  Program

CourseUnitsPhysical ScienceLife Science
Academic English12

Computing for Academic Purposes4

Biology10

Chemistry10

Maths S (Science)12

Physics10

Total Units

48

48

Courses  for Transition Program Online

CourseUnitsPhysical ScienceLife Science
Academic English10

Computing for Science4

Biology11

Chemistry11

Maths S (Science)12

Physics11

Total Units

48

48

Popular Degree or Diploma Programs

These are the degrees you could be doing in UNSW Sydney upon successful completion of your Foundation Studies Program in the Science stream.

Engineering, Medicine, Renewable Energy & Photovoltaics, Aviation, Computer Science, Optometry, Vision Science, Nanotechnology, Science, Medical Science, Health & Exercise Science, Biological & Biomedical Sciences, Environmental Sciences & Management, Biotechnology, Psychology, Food Science & Technology. A full list of programs can be found here.

If you do not meet the entry requirements to UNSW Sydney, why not consider an alternative pathway via the UNSW Diploma program.

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