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UNSW Transition Program Online

UNSW Transition Program Online is a purpose-built online university preparation program for international students, delivered in partnership with OpenLearning.

From wherever you are in the world, it will help you prepare for study at UNSW Sydney or one of our partner universities in Australia, New Zealand or the UK in only four months.

Where would you like to study?

When you complete the Transition Program Online, you will have the option to choose where you would like to study your degree:

High School
Year 12
UNSW Transition
Program Online
Study First Year
overseas in ...
New Zealand
*Students must meet the GPA and entry requirements of the partner institution to progress. Contact the partner directly for more information.


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Why study Transition Program Online?

Gain entry to universities around the world

You can choose to progress to UNSW Sydney, a world top 50 university, or one of our partner universities in the UK or New Zealand.

Stay supported and connected

Learn from experienced, engaging teachers. Benefit from small group daily check-in sessions, regular portfolio reviews and a dedicated study coach to support and guide your learning.

Engage in social, project-based learning

Enjoy a mix of interactive, real-time classes, independent learning resources and small group activities. You’ll learn to lead discussions, work together as a team, and make friends from around the world.

Divyansh Transition Program Online Student

“The Transition Program Online is a unique program where I connect, interact and consult with my teachers, study coaches and my classmates and group members. My teachers and study coaches gives me a feeling of home, and care about my requirements, and this is very unique from other online learning programs.”​

Transition Program Online Student

Program Details

Our programs align with common university intakes so you can progress directly to your degree. Enrol in our next intake and prepare for success at university, from anywhere in the world.

Program Type
4 months
  • Commerce
  • -
  • Actuarial Studies
  • -
  • Physical Science
  • -
  • Design and Architecture
  • -
  • Life Sciences
Bachelor's degree
Feb, Mar, Jul, Aug, Nov
Delivery mode
100% online, delivered on
OpenLearning platform
UNSW Campus

Opportunities with UNSW Global

UNSW is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities, consistently ranked in the global top 50.

As Australia's pioneer in foundation studies and university pathway programs, UNSW Global has supported over 30,000 students from around the world with life-changing learning opportunities over the past 50 years.

Discover a new way of learning with OpenLearning

OpenLearning is on a mission to revolutionise online learning as a social and engaging experience.

As a world leader in transformative learning experiences, its online learning platform puts community connections and student engagement first. Results show that meaningful learning happens when people are inspired, excited, challenged and motivated by what they're learning.

Deep and effective learning happens when students are active - creating, discussing and reflecting - rather than simply memorising and repeating. And more engaged students mean better learning outcomes.

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UNSW Transition Program Online