International Foundations at VU

Victoria University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 096078F

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

Victorias University's (VU) International Foundations program is designed for international students. Comparable in standard to an Australian Year 12, the program prepares students for tertiary studies at Victoria University.

The International Foundations course:

is comparable in standard to an Australian Year 12 curriculum
provides a supportive learning environment for international students as they adjust to living away from home.

The key learning areas are:

  • mathematics
  • science and technology
  • the arts
  • business and legal studies.

Upon successful completion of the International Foundations program and course-specific entry requirements, students will be provided guaranteed entry to VU undergraduate degrees and higher education diplomas.

This course is the standard International Foundations course. We also offer International Foundations at VU (extended).

The standard program is delivered over 26 weeks - equivalent to 2 x 13 week trimesters.

Guaranteed pathways

Students who successfully complete the International Foundations at VU (Extended) or International foundations at VU are accepted into a Victoria University undergraduate course or diploma course of their choice, provided they achieve the cut-off scores and meet the requirements set.

Pathways to further study

On completion of this course you will be guaranteed entry into the following degrees and in some cases receive credit for your study:

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Bachelor of Biomedicine

Bachelor of Building Surveying

Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Community Development

Bachelor of Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Dermal Sciences

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Architectural Engineering)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil Engineering)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Sports Engineering)

Bachelor of Exercise Science (Clinical Practice)

Bachelor of Exercise Science (Sport Practice)

Bachelor of Health Science

Bachelor of Information Technology

Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Music

Bachelor of Nursing

Bachelor of Paramedicine

Bachelor of Psychological Studies

Bachelor of Psychological Studies/Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Science (Osteopathy)

Bachelor of Screen Media

Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor of Sport Management

You will be guaranteed entry only.

Course contents

To complete the International Foundations at VU course students will be required to complete eight units:

  • Two Core units
  • Six Discipline (elective) units

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Tuition fee: 11,000 per semester Oct 2022 26 weeks
Full time
Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia
Tuition fee: 11,000 per semester Oct 2022 26 weeks
Full time
City Campus
370 Little Lonsdale Street (VU City Tower) & 295 Queen Street (Law hub)
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.

Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

Academic - 60% average in Australian year 11 equivalent

IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0.

Address

Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia
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