Don’t have the qualifications for entry into a Degree programme? Enrol in one of our Foundation programmes and develop the necessary skills to succeed at University.
After successful completion of your Foundation Year, you are guaranteed automatic progression into the 3-year degree programme in your chosen subject pathway, all on a single visa.
University of Bedfordshire
St Mary's University London
University of Worcester
University for the Creative Arts
A Foundation pathway programme means you only need to apply for one visa covering 4 years of study. No need to re-submit your visa application. After successful completion of your Foundation year, you are guaranteed automatic progression into the 3-year degree programme in your chosen subject pathway.
Who is this programme for?
The Foundation programme uses small class sizes and personalised attention to help students reach their potential and progress to tertiary studies at their chosen University.
What will you study?
Our Foundation programmes include a blend of essential academic skills alongside specific training in your chosen degree subject. Students will develop core skillsets across communication, presentation and analysis whilst also exploring elements of their main degree.
How will you be assessed?
Degree options available
Your Study Pathway
Further University studies
Last Year University Studies
For entry into a HIP Foundation programme, you need to demonstrate a commitment and ability to study at this level. You will also be required to take a literacy and numeracy test to be eligible for the programme. If you are an overseas student, you will be required to hold a valid study visa.
- You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification).
- Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in any English, or equivalent studies.
- Rankings and adjustment factors Entry to this program is competitive. Eligible applicants are ranked and selected in order of merit based on their academic achievement plus any adjustment factors.
- Adjustment factors include equity access schemes and/or subject adjustments.
- We will consider your entire academic record to determine your eligibility for entry. The highest level of education you have previously completed will usually determine how you are ranked.
If you are not currently studying year 12 you must submit a personal statement by 30 September 2020 (VTAC Early round) or 6 November 2020 (VTAC Main round) outlining:
- Your reasons for wanting to study this program
- Your awareness of significant trends in contemporary media
- Details of any professional or community media production experience.
Some applicants may be required to attend an interview.
Interviews will be held in November (VTAC Early round) and November/December (VTAC main round). For all subsequent rounds and direct applicants, interviews will be arranged after you have submitted your application.
Interstate or overseas applicants may be interviewed via telephone or video call.
Advisory emails will be sent to interviewed applicants in late December (VTAC Main round).
Applicants who do not submit the personal statement will be considered on the basis of academic achievement only, e.g. ATAR.
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