UNSW Transition Program Online
Develop the practical skills and confidence you need to thrive at UNSW Sydney in just four months with the UNSW Transition Program Online. We’re taking online learning to the next level to prepare you for university, wherever you are1.
This is a pre-university preparation program and pathway for students to a degree at UNSW Sydney.
Online learning, reimagined
A supportive community
A connected experience
See where the Transition Program Online fits into your journey toward a UNSW degree.
Who is this program for?
Transition Program Online is for students who narrowly missed the academic requirements for direct entry into UNSW. Being online, it’s perfect for those who aren’t ready to leave home yet or need to gain confidence before starting university – you’ll still progress toward university, with entry guaranteed once you pass the program.
- Study in your own time zone
- Dedicated study coaching in small groups
- Progress to a wide range of degrees at a world top 50 university in four months
- Make friends before you start university
- Study university recognised academic content
- Project based learning
If you want to be a part of an active community of learners and study university recognised content, this course could be for you. With guidance from your dedicated coach, develop an independent learning style and so much more with Transition Program Online.
Dates and fees
|Enrolment||Finish||Start UNSW Degree|
|22 Mar 2021||09 Jul 2021||Sept 2021|
|02 Aug 2021||19 Nov 2021||Feb 2022|
|06 Sep 2021||24 Dec 2021||Feb 2022|
|29 Nov 2021||18 Mar 2022||May 2022|
|14 Feb 2022||3 Jun 2022||Sep 2022|
|21 Mar 2022||8 Jul 2022||Sep 2022|
|11 Jul 2022||28 Oct 2022||Feb 2023|
|15 Aug 2022||2 Dec 2022||Feb 2023|
|14 Nov 2022||10 Mar 2023||May 2023|
2021 indicative fees: AUD $15,960
Choosing your stream:
Transition Program Online is offered in Commerce, Actuarial Studies, Physical Science, Life Science or Design streams. To help you choose the best stream and subjects for your Transition Program Online, and match them to your UNSW degree - please visit UNSW Degree Choices.
Start your university journey without leaving home
Progress to UNSW in four months
When you successfully complete your pathway program and meet the grade point average (GPA) and English language requirements, you will gain entry to your chosen UNSW bachelor's degree.
Personalised support for success
How you’ll study
Learn the academic and English language skills for success at a world class university. The UNSW Transition Program Online is a highly collaborative and social experience that nurtures genuine connections while providing dedicated support for students.
You will engage in student-led discussions, group project work and regular check-ins to build confidence and independence in your learning.
Your online portfolio grows automatically as you learn. Particiapte in independent activities to develop the skills required for future learning at university. You’re assessed on the strength of all your work and activities throughout the course – not just one exam.
- Open Learning Global Pty Ltd (trading as OpenLearning) proudly delivers the UNSW Transition Program Online under licence from UNSW and UNSW Global Pty Limited. The UNSW and UNSW Global trademarks are owned by UNSW and are used by OpenLearning under limited licence.
1To study this course, you must have a reliable internet connection and computer with video streaming capabilities.