Prepare for university with the Bond University College Foundation Program
The Bond University College Foundation Program is a two semester program that enables students to learn the core academic skills required for entry into undergraduate study here at Bond University.
The Bond University College Foundation Program is available to international students only. Please go to the Bond University College University Preparation Program if you are a domestic student.
Study your Foundation Program in a university environment
Bond University College offers its students state-of-the-art facilities, small class sizes and access to some of the world’s best teaching staff. Students are fully integrated into the University environment. From your first day you are an important member of our Bond community!
What our students say
- Small class sizes offering personalised attention
- Extra learning support to prepare you for university study
- Learn in a university environment with ready access to leading academics and amazing facilities
About the program
The Bond University College Foundation Program provides a pathway for international students to pursue undergraduate studies. It meets the requirements for Foundation Programs, which are registered on CRICOS for delivery in Australia to international students, who are seeking entry to university undergraduate programs. Show more
The Bond University College Foundation Program provides a pathway for international students to pursue undergraduate studies. It meets the requirements for Foundation Programs, which are registered on CRICOS for delivery in Australia to international students, who are seeking entry to university undergraduate programs.
Students learn the core academic and English language skills, as well as the independent learning skills required for entry into an undergraduate program at Bond University. The campus offers its students state-of-the-art facilities, small class sizes and highly qualified and experienced academic staff.
The Foundation Program is open to international students who have completed the equivalent of Australian year 11 and meet the English language requirements. Show less
|Duration||2 semesters (8 months)|
|Program type||Bond College Program|
|Study area||Foundation Programs|
|Credit for prior study||For more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]|
The Bond College Foundation Program comprises of two semesters and eight (8) subjects, as follows:
- BCFN01-015 Academic Skills
- BCFN01-020 Introduction Entrepreneurship & Innovation
- BCFN01-003 Foundation Mathematics 1
- BCFN01-001 Introduction to Multimedia and IT
- BCFN01-004 World History and Politics
- BCFN01-010 Foundation English 1
- BCFN01-012 Foundation English 2
And choose one from the following:
- BCFN01-018 Society & Culture
- BCFN01-006 Introduction to Economics
- BCFN01-021 Foundation Mathematics 2
A 70% cumulative percentage average is required to enter the Faculty of Law programs. There is no direct pathway to the Bachelor of Actuarial Science from this program. Students may pathway through a Diploma of Business or the Bachelor of Commerce.
Foundation Mathematics 2 is a prerequisite for the Bachelor of Biomedical Science and the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science.
View full details on the recommended study sequence and enrolment order for this program
Bond University College’s teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, teacher consultation sessions, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, computer labs and group projects.
Note: There is no direct pathway from Bond University College into the Medical program. Refer to the Medical Program section of the Bond University website for entry information.
The below fees are based on an average per semester cost, fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester:
- 2019 fees: $14,000 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester)
- 2020 fees: $14,720 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester)
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.
Students entering Foundation will have completed the academic requirements equivalent to Australian Year 11 or an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate III.
If final results are not available, certified forecast/provisional examination results are acceptable at the point of application. The offer will then be conditional upon providing certified final results. For more information on academic requirements, email [email protected]
English language requirements
IELTS: 5.5 (no band less than 5.0). For more information on other approved tests and means of satisfying the English language requirements please go to English requirements.
- Do I meet the academic requirements?
- Do I meet the English requirements and have I attached evidence?
- Have I attached copies of my relevant academic transcripts?
- Have I nominated my accommodation requirements?
- Have I nominated my intended Bond degree?
- Have I read and understood all the terms and conditions?
How to apply
Please lodge an application via one of our in country representatives