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Prepare yourself for a Bond University Higher Education Diploma Program

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format with a mixture of on-campus, mixed mode and remote classes. All students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional, personalised learning experience regardless of their location. For students who are able to attend campus, we are working toward the resumption of face-to-face classes especially for small group instruction such as tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.

The Bond University College Diploma Preparation Program is designed to give students the academic and digital literacy skills required to enter a Bond University Higher Education Diploma Program.

The Diploma Preparation 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 Degree Program.

Key features

  • Prepare yourself for a Bond University Higher Education Diploma Program
  • Gain the academic skills required to succeed in your further studies
  • Transition into your Diploma Program seamlessly with our dedicated teachers and supportive environment

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 and Remote
Multi-modal delivery with a combination of on-campus, mixed mode and remote classes
Duration1 semester (4 months)
Starting semesters
  • May 2020
  • September 2020
  • January 2021
  • May 2021
  • September 2021
  • January 2022
  • May 2022
  • September 2022
  • January 2023
  • May 2023
  • September 2023
Program typeBond College Program
Study areaNon-AQF award pathway
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: $1,500
  • 2021 fees: $1,500

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 in four subjects.
  • General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) “Ordinary Levels” with a B Average in four subjects.

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.

Enquire about the Diploma Preparation Program