JQAH International Foundations at VU (Extended)

Victoria University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 096079E

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

Victoria’s University (VU) International Foundation 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 extended International Foundations course. We also offer International foundations at VU (standard).

The extended program is offered over 39 weeks - equivalent to 3 x 13 week trimesters.

Careers

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

You will be guaranteed entry only.

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

You will be guaranteed entry only.

Bachelor of Biomedicine

You will be guaranteed entry only.

Bachelor of Building Surveying

You will be guaranteed entry only.

Bachelor of Business

You will be guaranteed entry only.

Bachelor of Commerce

You will be guaranteed entry only.

Bachelor of Community Development

You will be guaranteed entry only.

Bachelor of Criminal Justice

You will be guaranteed entry only.

Bachelor of Dermal Sciences

You will be guaranteed entry only.

Learning outcomes

The International Foundations at VU (Extended) course including the curriculum:

  • is designed for international students; and
  • is comparable in standard to an Australian year 12 curriculum; and
  • is intended to prepare students for the needs of first year tertiary studies at Victoria University.

The course:

  • incorporates blended teaching and learning activities which challenge and stretch the capacity of the students whilst at the same time developing within each of them a strong sense of self-efficacy; and
  • delivers a curriculum which has a global context and promotes curiosity, collaboration, creativity, critical thinking and civic and cultural competencies; and
  • provides a supported environment for international students as they adjust to living and learning away from home and in Melbourne.

Victoria University offers both a Standard and Extended version of the Foundations course.

This is the Extended version and is offered over 39 weeks; equivalent to 3 x 13 week trimesters.

Course contents

International on-shore students must maintain a full time study load for each trimester of this course. Students will be required to enrol in 12 units (or 4 units per trimester) unless otherwise determined and approved by the VUC Monitoring Course Program committee. Students must also pass and satisfy any requirements that are conditional on meeting the guaranteed pathway.

To complete the International Foundations at VU (Extended) course students will be required to complete a minimum of ten units consisting of:

  • Four Core units
  • Six Discipline (Elective) units

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Tuition fee: 11,000 per semester Feb 2023 39 weeks
Full time
Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia
Tuition fee: 11,000 per semester Feb 2023 39 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 - 50% average in Australian year 11 equivalent

IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score of 5 with a minimum band of 5 in writing.

Address

Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia
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