Course details

CRICOS course code: 085469D

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

Swinburne Foundation Year (Design) (8 months) is a pre-university program for international students. It is designed to help students meet the entry requirements for first-year university or progress to a UniLink Diploma.

Students will develop fundamental communication, information technology (IT) and mathematics skills. They will also get an introduction to specialised areas such drawing, illustration and graphic design.

It provides an overview of the historical and contextual basis for design as well as providing an introduction to the practical skills and the aesthetic engagement required of a designer.

Career opportunities

Swinburne Foundation Year (Design) (8 months) enables students to gain the initial skills toward key design areas, such as communication design (graphic design), multimedia design (digital media design), interior design and industrial design.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
27,780 Per Year 17 Oct 2022
27 Feb 2023
26 Jun 2023
8 months
Full time
Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
Australia
29,000 Per Year 17 Oct 2022
27 Feb 2023
26 Jun 2023
1 year
Full time
Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
Australia

Entry criteria

If you’re currently in Year 12 or have completed Year 12 in the last seven years, you’ll be considered for admission to undergraduate courses primarily based on whether you have successfully completed the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), or an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.

English language requirements

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

Swinburne's English for Academic Purposes (EAP 4 Upper Intermediate level) with overall 65%, all skills 60%

minimum IELTS overall band of 5.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 5.0

TOEFL iBT (internet-based) 50 (no less than 5 in reading, 5 in listening, 14 in speaking, 15 in writing)

C1 Advanced 162, no band less than 154

Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 42 (no communicative skills less than 36)

any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.

Address

Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
Australia
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