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University of Canberra International Foundation Program

The University of Canberra International Foundation Studies Program is a nationally accredited pre-university level program equivalent. It is designed to prepare students for university level of study in the areas of English, Mathematics, Technology, Arts/ Humanities and Society/ Legal Studies. This non-award course is offered at the University of Canberra, Bruce campus.

The International Foundation Studies is a one (1) year pathway program designed to prepare students for university study, both academically and socially, by offering courses that provide an introduction to the knowledge and skills needed for Australian tertiary education.
Completion of the International Foundation Studies program guarantees direct entry into the first year of a University of Canberra undergraduate degree*.
*course exception - Bachelor of Midwifery.

Program Type

University of Canberra International Foundation Studies (CRICOS: #089733E) is studied over 3 terms (12 months)  and is suitable for international students with IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent).

Linked Bachelors

Students must successfully complete all units (12 units) and meet the Grade Point Average (GPA) required for academic entry into the first year of any undergraduate degree at UC.

Inherent requirements

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course.