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Edith Cowan College

Foundation Program

The ECC Foundation Program gives students a chance to bridge the gap between their high school studies and undergraduate studies at ECC.

High School

 

1st year Edith Cowan University

 

Fees 2022

Program CRICOS Course Code Duration International Students Australian Students

Foundation General Stream

109157G

10 months

$27,000
($3,375 per unit)

Not applicable

Foundation Science Stream

109156H

10 months

$27,000
($3,375 per unit)

Not applicable

 

Your Foundation pathway

if you have…

✓ Completed Year 11 or Year 12 or the equivalent in your country

(see Admission requirements for further information)

Foundation Program General Stream

8 units studied in 10 months

Direct Entry into 1st Year at ECU

Choose from the bachelor degrees in 8 study areas at ECU

 


or if you have…

✓ Completed Year 11 or Year 12 or the equivalent in your country

(see Admission requirements for further information)

Foundation Program Science Stream

8 units studies in 10 months

Direct Entry into 1st Year at ECU

Choose degrees from the School of Engineering at ECU

 

Location

Duration

10 months

 

Intakes

February, July

Foundation Program General Stream units - 15 Credit Points Each

Student must complete the following units for General Stream:

  • English for Academic Study
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Introductory Mathematics
  • Project Management
  • Academic Communication Skills
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Integrated Science
  • Introductory Marketing

Foundation Program Science Stream units - 15 Credit Points Each

Student must complete the following units for Science Stream:

  • English for Academic Study
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Introductory Mathematics
  • Introductory Physics
  • Academic Communication Skills
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Integrated Science
  • Introductory Applied Mathematics

Entry into 1st year at ECU

There are over 250 courses course in 8 study areas to choose from at ECU:
  • Arts & Humanities;
  • Business & Law;
  • Engineering & Technology;
  • Medical & Health Sciences;
  • Nursing & Midwifery;
  • Science;
  • Teacher Education;
  • Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (subject to audition and interview)
 
Course Lending to ECU degrees Standard Entry at ECU Higher Entry at ECU Standard Entry at ECC (Diploma Year 2)
Foundation General Stream 
All Bachelors degrees (except below) 60%    
Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science and Rehabilitation), Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy) and Bachelor of Speech Pathology    80%  50%
Law and associated double degrees   85%  
Foundation Science Stream
Engineering   80% 50%

 

 

Other Selection criteria into courses at ECU

Other selection criteria may apply in addition to Foundation academic performance, including the requirement to satisfy a University recognised English test such as the IELTS. Students wishing to progress to the following courses will be required to have an IELTS of 7.0+ or equivalent before commencing university.

  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Studies, Primary, Secondary)
  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing) / Bachelor of Science (Midwifery)
  • Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy)
  • Bachelor of Science (Paramedical Science)
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology

 

 

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