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About the program

The Diploma Preparation Program provides a pathway for students to pursue undergraduate studies within a Higher Education Diploma Program. Students learn the core academic and digital literacy skills, as well as the independent learning skills required for entry to a Bond University Higher Education Diploma Program.

ModeOn Campus
Duration1 semester (4 months)
Starting semesters
  • January 2020
  • May 2020
  • September 2020
Program typeBond College Program
Study areaFoundation Programs
Program codeCO-00020
CRICOS code0101445
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

Mandatory subjects

The below fees are based on the total cost, fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester:

2020 fees: $11,040 

When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.

This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

Domestic students

  • Completion of year 12 or equivalent with an ATAR 49.95 to ATAR 40.00 (OP21-25)
  • Applicants without the completion of year 12, but who are at least 21 years of age
  • Completion of an AQF Certificate III

Applicants without the completion of year 12, but are 17-21 years, may be offered a place after an interview with the College.

International students

  • Malaysian Secondary School qualification: Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a B Average.
  • General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) “Ordinary Levels” with a B Average.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study.

Key dates

Bond University calendar

How to apply

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the online application form. To find out more about the application process please refer to how to apply.

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