If you’re an international student looking for a university preparation program, then UTS Foundation Studies is designed to help you take your next step into Australian university study. Our program provides pathway opportunities to most undergraduate degrees at UTS or to a UTS College diploma.
When you choose our Standard pathway, you’ll learn skills to prepare you for university study. Students who successfully complete the program will qualify for the first year of most undergraduate degrees at UTS, or for those who need more preparation, a UTS College diploma.
How do the courses compare?
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UTS areas of study
Direct entry into the first year of most undergraduate degrees at UTS.
- Analytics and Data Science
- Design, Architecture and Building
- Health (GEM)
- Information Technology
- International Studies
- Science and Mathematics
- Transdisciplinary Innovation
When you choose our Standard pathway you’ll be learning academic and soft skills that will fast track you for entry to university.
Extended pathway provides more time to build the academic and soft skills you need for entry to university.
Course intake and start dates
| Semester 1 intake || 27 February 2023 || 31 March 2023 |
| Semester 2 intake || 13 June 2023 || 14 July 2023 |
| Semester 3 intake || 25 September 2023 || 27 October 2023 |
Semester 1: 27 February - 3 March 2023
Semester 2: 13-16 June 2023
Semester 3: 25-29 September 2023
Need help with 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 College and UTS.
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Census Dates, Subject & EFTSL Fees
Modes of study
This course is delivered full time and face-to-face in scheduled classes. The course is also delivered Live Online in exceptional circumstances such as the current pandemic.
Assessment methods in UTS Foundation Studies courses include extended written assignments; group oral presentations; group discussions; reading and note-taking tasks, listening and note-taking tasks; final examinations for maths and English; quizzes (multiple-choice, calculations, open-ended questions); learning portfolios; group reports; individual and group presentations; essays; design proposal; individual project (artefact and supporting written research topic); website designs; media creation projects; group debates; teacher guided discussions; and individual reflections.