Foundation Studies Program (E0E)

This course is in teach-out and is not accepting new admissions

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 1 Year, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

Foundation Studies program is a direct academic pathway to first-year undergraduate degree study, or equivalent. The program acts as a bridging course for international students who wish to study a university undergraduate degree course but don’t yet meet academic requirements and/or English language skills for tertiary study.

Successful completion of this program gives direct entry to many undergraduate degree courses, subject to meeting appropriate exit requirements. Please note that entry to all programs is conditional upon final Foundation results.

Please note, meeting the minimum GPA required for Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing does not guarantee entry, due to limited availability of places.

The University of Tasmania's Foundation Studies Program is an innovative and challenging two-semester course which equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary for academic success at the tertiary level. The program is a 'Standard Foundation' as approved by Australian government legislation. This is an excellent opportunity for international students seeking an alternative pathway into undergraduate degrees.

The University of Tasmania Foundation Program focuses on skills students need to succeed in degree courses.

  • Academic English to help you communicate your ideas logically, clearly and using correct referencing
  • Critical Thinking skills so you can follow arguments and produce rational, well-formed responses
  • Creative opportunities to help you uncover your talents and present your ideas with impact
  • A range of electives to hone the knowledge you need
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  • Course structure

    English for Tertiary Studies 1 prepares you for university life through exploration of academic culture and through the development of academic skills. Through an exploration of academic culture you will gain an understanding of the expectations of studying at university.…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    EUS026 English for Tertiary Studies 2 builds on the skills gained in EUS025 English for Tertiary Studies 1, preparing you for university life through exploration of academic culture and through the development of academic skills. Through an exploration of academic…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    The Ideas & Critical Thinking 1 unit develops essential critical thinking and academic skills required in all UTAS faculties and disciplines.It is a compulsory unit within the Foundation Studies Program and leads onto Ideas & Critical Thinking 2 (EUS028) in…

    Credit Points: 7.5

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    The Ideas & Critical Thinking 2unit focuses on developing specific academic skills required across all UTAS faculties and disciplines. It is a compulsory unit within the Foundation Studies Program and follows on from Ideas & Critical Thinking 1 (EUS027) from…

    Credit Points: 7.5

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    Choice of Units

    Credit Points: 10

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    Credit Points: 10

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    This unit equips international students preparing to undertake an undergraduate course at the University of Tasmania with foundation knowledge to undertake first year Chemistry. It can be used as a pre-requisite for first Year chemistry units at the University of…

    Credit Points: 10

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    This unit equips international students preparing to undertake an undergraduate course at the University of Tasmania with foundation knowledge to undertake first year Chemistry. It can be used as a pre-requisite for first Year chemistry units at the University of…

    Credit Points: 10

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    This subject aims to provide students with an understanding of basic physical concepts in classical mechanics. Understanding of motion, force, energy and momentum is instrumental study of other key areas of physics, such as: mechanics, electric and magnetic fields, waves,…

    Credit Points: 10

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    This course contains material providing an introduction to Physics, including a knowledge and understanding of Newtonian Mechanics, Electromagnetism and Wave Motion. In combination to EUS009 Phyiscs A, it is broadly aligned with the syllabus material covered in the Senior Secondary…

    Credit Points: 10

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    EUS011 Mathematics of Science and Engineering 1 covers concepts and skills in calculus, as a preparation for University degree subjects with a mathematical component such as Science, Engineering, Geography, Health Science and Psychology. It begins with a revision of basic…

    Credit Points: 10

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    EUS012 Mathematics for Science and Engineering 2 covers concepts and skills in calculus, probability, statistics and linear algebra as a preparation for University degree subjects with a mathematical component such as Science, Engineering, Geography, Health Science and Psychology. It builds…

    Credit Points: 10

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    EUS013 Foundation Mathematics 1covers essential concepts and skills in mathematics and algebra as a preparation for University degree subjects with a basic mathematical component such as Business Studies, Economics, Finance, Geography, Health Science and Psychology.…

    Credit Points: 10

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    EUS014Foundation Mathematics 2 covers essential concepts and skills in mathematics and algebra as a preparation for University degree subjects with a basic mathematical component such as Business Studies, Economics, Finance, Geography, Health Science and Psychology. It builds on the concepts…

    Credit Points: 10

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    This unit has been designed as a general introduction to business and business management in a domestic and international marketplace. It provides a foundation for the study of business subjects at undergraduate level. The unit delivers a theoretical andpractical overviewto…

    Credit Points: 10

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    This unit has been designed as a general introduction to business marketing in a domestic and international marketplace. It provides a theoretical and practical overview of marketing strategies and methods used to brand and market specific products and services. The…

    Credit Points: 10

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    EUS029 Essential Computing equips international students preparing to undertake an undergraduate course at the University of Tasmania with foundation skills in computing. The ability to use a range of basic software and hardware is a core skill required for successful…

    Credit Points: 10

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    EUS030 CreativeComputing equips international students preparing to undertake an undergraduate course at the University of Tasmania with foundation skills in computing. The ability to use a range of basic software and hardware is a core skill required for successful completion…

    Credit Points: 10

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    Page 2EUS031 Society & CultureWHATISTHE UNIT ABOUT?Unit description* In this one-semester unit you will investigate the concept of national identity and global citizenship through social, cultural, legal, political and historical viewpoints. Such investigation will help you to develop your social…

    Credit Points: 10

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    Credit Points: 10

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    Psychology is the scientific study of behaviour, human experience, and mental processes and the application of that knowledge to help both individuals and groups. The objectives of the course are to introduce students to a range of topics in the…

    Credit Points: 10

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