The CQUniversity International Foundation Program aims to provide you with the foundational knowledge and skills required to successfully cope with the demands of undergraduate study in Australia. The course has been designed for students with an international education background seeking entry into a range of Business or IT undergraduate degrees.
You will explore a range of core discipline concepts and develop effective academic communication and university study skills. You will participate in dynamic learning contexts that will require you to work individually as well as collaboratively, in face-to-face and online environments. The activities and assessments also aim to develop life-long learning and transferable skills, by providing opportunities for oral and written communication, self-reflection, critical thinking, problem solving and teamwork.
On successful completion of the CQUniversity International Foundation Program, you will be able to apply for entry into the first year of the following CQUniversity undergraduate Business or IT degrees: Bachelor of Accounting , Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Business (Specialisation), Associate Degree of Information Technology, Bachelor of Digital Media, Bachelor of Information Technology, and Bachelor of Information Technology (Co-op).
The Foundation Studies Course is a pathway to undergraduate studies. It provides students with general academic skills and core concepts that will equip them with a solid foundation for further studies. The main opportunity available to successful Foundation Studies graduates is the possibility to access an undergraduate degree.
|Duration||1 years full-time or 2 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||60|
|Number of Units Required||CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses.|
|Expected Hours of Study||Information not available|
|Course Type||Non-award Not Applicable|
|Qualification (post nominal)||No information available at this time|
To be eligible for admission, students must meet the following minimum age, academic and English language requirements:
Age: At least 17 years of age at commencement of the course
Academic: completed Year 11 (or equivalent *) with above average grades or Year 12 (or equivalent *)
English language: An overall IELTS score of at least 5.5 (or equivalent) with no band less than 5.0.
* as stated in the CQUniversity academic entry requirements by country for the CQUniversity International Foundation Program
Minimum admission age and English language requirements for this course are compliant with the National Standards for Foundation Programs.
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||Not applicable|
|Professional Accreditation||Not applicable|
|Learned Society Accreditation||Not applicable|
No Residential School for this course.
|Year||Number of Students|
|Number of units: 8||Total credit points: 60|
|Students must complete the following compulsory units:|
|LNGC41003||English for Academic Purposes 2|
|COIT40230||University Computing Skills|
|MATH40254||Foundations of Mathematics|
|SKIL40026||Tertiary Preparation Skills|
|MRKT40018||Foundations of Marketing|