Transition is an accelerated university preparation program*.

  • 4 Months

  • Commerce, Commerce Actuarial, Life Science and Physical Science Streams only

  • CRICOS Course Code: 060623E

Girl inside a pool of balls


Fast track to university


Ideal for high-achievers


Spur independent
learning and critical

Who is this program for?

Transition is designed for students who have have narrowly missed out on direct entry to university.

It is recommended for those with strong English language proficiency, excellent academic results and a mature and independent approach to studies.

Dates and fees

EnrolmentFinishStart UNSW DegreePriceCalendar
27 March 201919 July 2019September 2019$22,000View Calendar
21 August 201913 December 2019February 2020$22,000View Calendar
23 September 201917 January 2020February 2020$22,000View Calendar
6 Janurary 2020*24 April 2020June 2020$22,800TBA
30 March 202024 July 2020September 2020$22,800TBA
24 August 202011 December 2020February 2021$22,800TBA

* This intake offers the UNSW Foundation Studies Commerce Stream only. If you are interested in UNSW degrees that require streams other than Commerce, then please choose another one of our Foundation Studies program intakes.

Other UNSW Global fees in Australian dollars (AUD)

Entry requirements

There are two easy ways to check your entry requirements. View your personalised entry requirements with our brand new calculator or view the full table in our hub.

I'm ready

find out how to apply or complete your application.

I'm not ready

Talk to one of our nominated agents in your region.

I'm curious

Feed your curiosity with stories, tips, onboarding and more.

Important Information

  • Some UNSW degree programs only offer term 1 entries. Click here for details of your intended degree program.
  • Please note that Commonwealth financial support is not available for Non-Award programs including Global’s Foundation programs and all language courses
  • For international students only. It is recommended that Australian citizens and Permanent Residents undertake the August Transition Program so that they can receive a university offer via UAC.
  • * It is not a foundation program in accordance with National Standards for Foundation Programs
  • 2020 fees to be confirmed