Are you a successful year 11 international high school graduate? Do you want to take the first step towards an Australian education?

Our program provides pathways to UTS Insearch diplomas or, for successful students, entry into the first year of ANY undergraduate degree at UTS.

Designed to develop your academic and language skills, ignite your love of learning and boost your confidence, all while learning collaboratively with your peers. When you join our student community you’ll feel a sense of belonging.

UTS Foundation Studies is offered on behalf of UTS and delivered by UTS Insearch for international students only, which means you’ll be surrounded by peers and develop strong support networks that will remain with you throughout your studies.

If you're looking for a preparation program, then UTS Foundation Studies is designed to help you take you're next step into Australian university study. 

<h2>Change</h2><p>Learning is transformative, enabling you to develop and prepare for university life.</p>

Change

Learning is transformative, enabling you to develop and prepare for university life.

<h2>Collaborate</h2><p>Team building, group work and peer support all contribute to a collaborative and vibrant learning community.</p>

Collaborate

Team building, group work and peer support all contribute to a collaborative and vibrant learning community.

<h2>Care</h2><p>Learning experiences are supportive, building your confidence and capabilities as an independent learner.</p>

Care

Learning experiences are supportive, building your confidence and capabilities as an independent learner.

<h2>Connect</h2><p>Our global perspective connects you to future opportunities and equips you with 21st Century academic and professional skills.</p>

Connect

Our global perspective connects you to future opportunities and equips you with 21st Century academic and professional skills.

2018 Course intake and start dates

Semester intake 5-16 March 2018 19 March 2018 13 April 2018
Semester intake 25-29 June 2018 02 July 2018 27 July 2018
Semester intake 8-12 October 2018 15 October 2018 09 November 2018

How it works

When you choose our Standard pathway you’ll be learning skills that will ready you for entry to our diploma program. There are opportunities for successful students to enter into the first year of ANY undergraduate degree at UTS.
Fees$24,000
Duration2 semesters (8 months)
CRICOS code082432G
UTS course code

C30019

Entry requirements for

Students from

General
16 years. Please note: students under the age of 17 can only enrol in the UTS Foundation Studies program if they also enrol in a diploma course.
Academic
English

IELTS: 5.5 overall with minimum 5.0 in all bands OR UTS Insearch Academic English level: AE3 with pass grade.

If you do not meet the English requirements consider our English Language Courses or our Extended Diploma

Articulation Requirements from Foundation to UTS

Articulation requirements for UTS Foundation Studies to UTS Degree for International Students Only.

Subjects
When you choose our Extended pathway you're opting for a little more time to build the skills you need, establish yourself in the student community and settle in. The program provides pathways to our diploma program or, for successful students, entry into the first year of ANY undergraduate degree at UTS.
Fees$34,500
Duration3 semesters (12 months)
CRICOS code082433G
UTS course code

C30020

Offered at

Sydney, Australia

Entry requirements for

Students from

General
16 years. Please note: students under the age of 17 can only enrol in the UTS Foundation Studies program if they also enrol in a diploma course
Academic
English

IELTS: 5.5 overall with minimum 5.0 in writing OR UTS Insearch Academic English level: AE3 with pass grade

If you do not meet the English requirements consider our English Language Courses or our Extended Diploma

Articulation Requirements from Foundation to UTS

Articulation requirements for UTS Foundation Studies to UTS Degree for International Students Only.

Subjects

Pathway options

Benefits of studying UTS Foundation Studies

UTS Foundation Studies

Designed for international year 11 graduates.

Successful graduates can get into ANY undergraduate degree at UTS.

Prepares students with skills for studying at an Australian university.

Acquire a broad education - students study a range of different subjects.

Benefit from a blended learning teaching approach.

Career options

At UTS Insearch I learned how to write reports and do research, which prepared me for my studies at UTS. Also, UTS Insearch is a lot smaller, more personalised in a way, so it's better for learning. ”

Andrea studied UTS Foundation Studies at UTS Insearch and is now studying a Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Mechanical)

Scholarships

We are committed to supporting students and rewarding academic excellence. Not only do we celebrate our student’s academic achievements with prize giving ceremonies each semester, we also offer a number of scholarships to current and future students and also graduates of UTS:INSEARCH and UTS.

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