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Foundation Studies Program

Foundation Studies Program is an entry route for international students into many undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania.

Our Foundation Studies program provides a bridging curriculum that gives you the academic grounding to undertake an Australian degree. Under the National Standards for Foundation Programs, it is a Standard, streamlined course delivered over 2 semesters with two commencements each year, February and October.

Course commencement is timed to provide a smooth transition into the next available intake for your chosen undergraduate degree.

Choose a Program

 February
Standard Program 
October
Standard Program 
English Preparation
Courses
Course
Commencement

February 25, 2019
Orientation: February 18-22, 2019
Calendar

First steps at Uni - Orientation

October 29, 2018
Orientation: Friday, October 26, 2018 
Calendar

October 28, 2019
Orientation: Friday, October 25, 2019
Calendar

9 intakes per year
Duration9 months (2 semesters)9 months (2 semesters)5-25 weeks
*Based on evidence of English ability e.g. IELTS, or equivalent scores
Streams

Arts

Business & Law

Science, Health & Engineering

Arts

Business
 
SuitabilityFor high school students who intend entering university and are looking for an alternative pathway. Or, for those who have finished high school and are returning to study after a break.For high school students who intend entering university and are looking for an alternative pathway. Or, for those who have finished high school and are returning to study after a break.For those needing further English study to meet the English entry requirement for the Foundation Studies Program.
Academic
Achievement

Solid results in Year 11

OR

Year 12

(Forecast results are accepted)

Solid results in Year 11

OR

Year 12

(Forecast results are accepted)

Students can meet the English requirement by successfully completing UTASAccess –Direct Entry Level 5
Minimum English Entry RequirementIELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalentIELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalentEntry
requirements
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Foundation Studies Program
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Parent Information Brochure
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To apply for Foundation Studies you need to take the following steps: