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Pathways into Bond (international)

Every person’s journey to university is different. If you do not meet the entry requirements for your chosen degree, Bond offers a range of admission pathways to help you achieve the academic and English language requirements you need.

Entry via Bond University College

Bond University College provides pathways to undergraduate study with programs delivered at Bond’s main campus. Depending on your previous educational history, there are multiple pathway options available through Bond University College.

Diploma Programs

Higher education diploma programs are non-degree programs offered through Bond University College and can be completed as a pathway for students who do not meet the academic requirements for direct entry into a bachelor’s degree. Bond offers a number of diplomas, which are typically two-semester (8-month) programs that prepare you for your full degree. Once you complete your diploma, you can enter the third semester of a Bond University undergraduate degree.

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Diploma Preparation Program

Designed to give students the academic and digital literacy skills required to enter a Bond University higher education diploma program, Bond’s Diploma Preparation Program consists of three subjects and takes only one semester (four months) to complete, allowing you to enter your diploma program sooner and be on your pathway to a Bond University bachelor’s degree.


Bond University College Foundation Program

The Foundation Program provides a pathway for international students to pursue undergraduate studies at Bond. In the program, students will learn the essential academic, independent learning and English language skills required to for entry into a program at Bond. This program is registered on CRICOS and can be completed in two semesters.

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English Program

Our English program is specifically designed to assist international students, wishing to enter Bond University, with the academic language skills required in a university where English is the medium of instruction.

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Entry via recognised prior learning

Entry via recognised prior learning

If you have previously studied at Bond, another university in Australia or overseas, TAFE or private education provider, you may be able to gain entry based on your previous study. And if you completed the program, you could also be eligible for credit towards a Bond University program. 


Entry via work experience

You may be able to receive admission into the Bond program of your choice by showing a history of related work experience, considered on a case-by-case basis. Your employment experience needs to be verified by a statement of service from your employer that includes your position title, length of service and a brief statement on the tasks you’ve undertaken in your time there. Please speak with our Office of Future Students team to establish any additional requirements.

Additional international entry requirements

Overseas health insurance requirements

Read more about Overseas health insurance requirements

English language requirements

Read more about English language requirements