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Sydney University Foundation Course

Standard Program

The USFP Standard program is perfect for you if you’ve achieved at least average grades in English and relevant subjects.

The Standard Program takes 40 weeks to complete. In this 40 week period you will study a regular pattern of five subjects, each one for five hours a week, a total of 25 hours of class time per week.

Intake start dates
January
July
Duration
40 weeks
Semesters
2

Course Structure

You will have the choice of five Streams to study, which will be dependent on the undergraduate degree that you wish to study:

  • Science / Engineering and IT / Health Science
  • Economics / Commerce
  • Arts / Media
  • Music
  • Visual Art and Design

As part of each stream you will study a number of subjects. To determine which subjects you should study in relation to your chosen undergraduate degree, see the recommended subjects of study table >


Example Course Structure

Once you have made your subject choices for the USFP Standard Program, the structure of your course might look something like this.

Science student - January intake (Standard 40 weeks)
Includes GPA calculations

Semester 1
Grade
Semester 2
Grade
English A
Maths A
Chemistry A
Physics A
Biology A
C-
7.2
8.1
6.0
8.3
English B
Maths B
Chemistry B
Information Technology B
Biology B
C
7.6
7.5
7.2
8.9
GPA
7.6

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Tommy Nay Htoo Aung

"The atmosphere at Taylors is great! I made so many new friends when I was studying USFP who are now my good friends at uni. I am hoping to get into the MBBS program after completing my Medical Science degree and become a doctor in the future"
 
USFP graduate 2011
Currently studying a Bachelor of Medical Science