Our courses

University of Sydney Foundation Program (USFP)

Guaranteed entry to The University of Sydney if you meet the USFP requirements.

In 2013, 90.1% of USFP graduates received an offer to study at the University of Sydney and our top three students received near-perfect GPA scores. Additionally, every year almost 100% of Foundation graduates are offered a tertiary place.

Program
Standard Program >
Study a regular pattern of five subjects, each one for five hours a week, a total of 25 hours of class time per week.
8 subjects (plus English A & B); IELTS required - 5.5
Standard Intensive Program >
Study almost the same number of hours as the Standard Program (40 weeks). However, your timetable will be arranged so he course is completed over a shorter period. Includes 30 hours of class time per week, therefore, this program has a higher English entry requirement.
8 subjects (plus English A & B); IELTS required - 6.0
Extended Program >
In the first 19 weeks you will study five subjects including English. After 19 weeks you must pass Extended English, D+, and meet the academic requirements of the Elective Subjects to continue with the remaining 40 weeks of the program.
6 subjects + Standard Program; IELTS required - 5.0


Choice of quality programs and university faculties

We offer a range of start dates and programs throughout the year to suit your timing, your academic level and your planned university degree. The combined educational expertise of both the University of Sydney and Taylors College has been employed to create this foundation program.

Flexible study options – choose the subjects you want

After completing your first semester you have the option of choosing different subjects to study. We recognise that you are most likely to do well in the subjects that interest you. Find out more about the subjects on offer>

2014 Start dates



Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3

Intakes
Wks
Term 1
Term 2
Term 3
Term 4
Term 5
Term 6
Start Uni
January Standard
40
29/01/14 –
11/04/14
28/04/14 –
27/06/14
14/07/14 –
19/09/14
07/10/2014 - 12/12/2014


03/15
February Extended
59
03/02/14 –
11/04/14
03/02/14 –
27/06/14
28/04/14 –
19/09/14
07/10/2014 - 12/12/2014
28/01/15 –
02/04/15
20/04/15 –
26/06/15
07/15
April Intensive
29
28/04/14 –
27/06/14
14/07/14 –
19/09/14
07/10/14 –
12/12/14


03/15
July Standard
40
14/07/14 –
19/09/14
07/10/14 –
12/12/14
28/01/15 –
02/04/15

20/04/2015 - 26/06/2015



07/15
August Extended
59
04/08/14 –
02/10/14
07/10/14 –
12/12/14
28/01/15 –
02/04/15
20/04/2015 - 26/06/2015
13/07/15 –
18/09/15
06/10/15 –
11/12/15
03/16
October Intensive
30
07/10/14 –
12/12/14
28/01/15 –
02/04/15
20/04/15 –
26/06/15



07/15

Download the 2014 USFP brochure here.

Enquiries

Outside Australia +61 3 9935 7945
Within Australia 1300 762 143

Want to study at Taylors College?

Apply Now
Jessie Angajaya - University of Sydney Foundation Program

Jessie Angajaya

"The mixture of an enjoyable study environment and a great program at Taylors College helped me to get into the course I always wanted to study at the University of Sydney."
 
USFP graduate 2010
Currently studying a Bachelor of Psychology at the University of Sydney