Your pathway to a UNSW bachelor’s degree
Our programs are designed to suit your academic and English skills and prepare you for studying at university. We support you with personalised learning, small classes and social activities to help build your future at UNSW.
If you’ve just missed out on entry or need help to meet English and academic requirements for a bachelor’s degree, our range of Foundation Studies Programs is for you. They are tailored to different abilities and move at a pace that works for you – with the right support and flexibility to reach your study and career goals faster.
Do you want to study a degree in Architecture, Business, Cyber Security, Medicine, Quantum Engineering or any of our hundreds of other professional pathways? The content you study in our Foundation Studies Program has been developed in consultation with the UNSW faculties so you will be prepared for your degree.
You will enjoy a personalised learning experience with individual support from dedicated and experienced teachers. Regular feedback and ongoing assessments will keep you moving forward. Prepare to challenge yourself, get ready for life at UNSW and make lasting friendships along the way.
This short, intensive course is designed for the Physical Science, Life Science, Commerce, Design and Actuarial Studies streams. Taking place over four months, it will help develop the practical skills and confidence you need to thrive at university.
The Standard Program is a fast-paced pre-university program for students that takes place over nine months. It helps you build English and critical thinking skills for university.
The 12-month Standard Plus Program covers the same material as Standard, as well as extra subjects, for example Business Studies and Critical Skills and Collaboration.
Featuring a slower pace and more support, the Extended Program is a 15-month pathway to your university studies that includes subjects based on your future plans, including Fundamentals of Marketing and Critical Skills and Creative Thinking.