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Transition is an accelerated university preparation program*.

  • 4 Months

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

  • CRICOS Course Code: 060623E


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 DegreeIndicative FeesCalendar
6 January 2020^24 April 2020June 2020AUD$22,800View Calendar
30 March 202024 July 2020September 2020AUD$22,800View Calendar
24 August 202011 December 2020February 2021AUD$22,800View Calendar

Other UNSW Global fees in Australian dollars (AUD)

^ For this Transition intake, most but not all UNSW Business, Engineering and Science degree programs are available. For a full list of UNSW degree programs that are linked to this intake please view the information contained in the drop down below.

2020 Term 2 intake degree programs

CodeBachelor of
3707Engineering (Honours) - Aerospace Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Bioinformatics Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Chemical Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Chemical Product Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Civil Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Computer Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Electrical Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Environmental Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Flexible First Year
3707Engineering (Honours) - Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Mechanical Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Mechatronic Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Mining Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Petroleum Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Photovoltaics and Solar Energy
3707Engineering (Honours) - Renewable Energy Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Software Engineering
3707Engineering (Honours) - Surveying
3707Engineering (Honours) - Telecommunications
3778Science - Computer Science
3061Food Science (Honours)
UNSW Business School
CodeBachelor of
3502Commerce (All specialisations)
3543Economics (All Majors)
3586Actuarial Studies
3558Commerce (International)
3979Information Systems
3588Actuarial Studies/Bachelor of Economics
3154Actuarial Studies/Bachelor of Science
3155Actuarial Studies/Bachelor of Commerce
3593Commerce /Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)
3521Commerce/Bachelor of Economics
3584Commerce/Bachelor of Information Systems
3529Commerce/Bachelor of Science
3566Economics /Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)
3563Economics/Bachelor of Science
3573Commerce/Bachelor of Arts
3574Economics/Bachelor of Arts
CodeBachelor of
3962Advanced Science (Honours)
3970Science - Anatomy
3970Science - Biology
3970Science - Chemistry
3970Science - Food Science
3970Science - Genetics
3970Science - Marine Science
3970Science - Materials Science
3970Science - Mathematics
3970Science - Microbiology
3970Science - Molecular & Cell Biology
3970Science - Pathology
3970Science - Pharmacology
3970Science - Physical Oceanography
3970Science - Physics
3970Science - Physiology
3970Science - Statistics
3435Psychological Science
3925Science and Business
3966Life Sciences
3987Science (International)
3959Data Science and Decisions
3947Science/ Bachelor of Arts
3948Advanced Science (Honours)/Bachelor of Arts
Arts and Social Science
CodeBachelor of
3444Arts and Business

Entry requirements

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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