Foundation and Intensive programs

Foundation and Intensive programs

Foundation and Intensive programs

Explore your interests while you gain the skills to excel in the first year of your undergraduate degree.

If you have completed at least a Year 11 equivalent qualification and need additional academic support or further English skills to enter the first year of your undergraduate degree, these programs are for you. In the Standard Foundation and Intensive programs you have the freedom to explore your interests across a range of areas.

In these programs you will:

  • progress to the first year of your Macquarie degree or diploma program
  • specialise in subjects relevant to your planned undergraduate degree in an Arts, Business and Commerce, or Science and Engineering stream
  • learn to intensively increase your academic knowledge and study skills
  • receive personalised teaching and support from our expert team
  • study with students from Australia and around the world
  • learn in small classes with hands-on support
  • improve your English language skills while you study your subjects of interest.

Standard Foundation program

The Standard Foundation program is designed for students needing extra academic and English support before they are undergraduate-ready. You need to have completed at least a Year 11 equivalent qualification to apply.

For more information on program content, visit the Standard Foundation course page.

For more information on fees and scholarships, visit the Standard Foundation fees and scholarships page.

Intensive program

The Intensive program is designed for students needing extra academic support before they are undergraduate-ready. You need to have completed a Year 12 equivalent qualification to apply.

For more information on program content, visit the Intensive program course page.

For more information on fees and scholarships, visit the Intensive program fees and scholarships page.

Standard Foundation and Intensive program articulations

You can move straight into the first year of your selected Macquarie University bachelor degree in your chosen stream, as long as you meet the entry requirements of the Bachelor.

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