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Your pathway to Australia's #1 University starts here - 2018 (QS World University Rankings 2017/18) - Study Group
Your pathway to
Australia’s #1 University
starts here
(QS World University Rankings 2017/18)

2018
International Student Prospectus
anucollege.edu.au                        The Australian National University
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Contents
Welcome                                                   04
Why study at ANUC?                                        07
Why ANU?                                                  09
Why Canberra?                                             10
Welcome to your new home                                  12
Life on our campus                                        14
Pathways to success at ANUC                               16
Foundation Studies Programs                               18
Foundation Studies Standard and Rapid 19
Foundation Studies Extended                               20
ANU Express                                               21
ANUC entry requirements                                   22
ANU Express entry requirements                            23
Foundation Studies and
ANU Express courses                                       24
CareerAhead                                               25
Course descriptions                                       26
ANU entry requirements                                    28
ANU Diploma of Computing                                  30
ANU Diploma of Creative Design                            31
ANU Diploma of Liberal Studies                            32
ANU Diploma of Music                                      33
ANU Diploma of Science                                    34
Diploma entry requirements                                35
ANU Access English                                        36
Academic English Preparation                              38
How to apply                                              40
Application form                                          41
Program fees and additional costs                         43
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   ANU College provided me with an invaluable
learning experience. The teachers and lecturers
were dedicated to my success and they guided
        and mentored me every step of the way.
                                    Charya, Sri Lanka
                    ANUC graduate, current ANU student
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    Welcome
                                               Vice-Chancellor
                                               Excellent teaching is at the heart of what The Australian National
                                               University (ANU) does and it is something we are proud of.
                                               When you arrive at ANU College, you’ll be welcomed as one of the ANU
                                               family. We have a large number of international students from across
                                               the world who study a wide range of degrees.
                                               The pathways open to you through ANU College can lead to great success
                                               at ANU, like so many other students have experienced. Come and join
                                               Australia’s national university.

                                               Professor Brian P. Schmidt AC
                                               Vice-Chancellor and President
                                               The Australian National University

                                               Head of College
                                               ANU College (ANUC) provides a high quality and engaging
                                               academic program for students seeking a strong start
                                               to their studies at Australia’s leading university,
                                               The Australian National University.
                                               Students are able to develop linguistic ability, specialist knowledge
                                               and critical thinking skills under the guidance of highly qualified and
                                               supportive teachers, many of whom have extensive industry experience
                                               and postgraduate qualifications. In addition to its academic programs,
                                               ANU College provides students with academic and welfare support,
                                               as well as a program of career and recreational experiences that are
                                               offered across the semester.
                                               We are proud of the many achievements of our graduating students;
                                               they have formed strong friendships, and demonstrated they are curious
                                               and motivated students who are entitled to feel excited about their future
                                               studies. Importantly, our students are well-equipped to move to the next
                                               phase of their academic journey at a world-renowned university.
                                               We look forward to welcoming you to our college, and to playing a key
                                               role in your academic success.

                                               Dr Kerrie Wilde
                                               Head of College
                                                                                                                                 ANU is
                                                                                                                                      #1
                                               ANU College

                                                                                                                  in Australia and
                                                                                                                 20th in the world
                                                                                                          QS World University Rankings 2017/18
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                                                                   ANU is Ranked
                                                          in Australia for International Outlook
                                                                                                #1
                                                                         THE International Outlook Indicator 2016/17
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Why study at ANUC?
ANUC is the English language and academic pathway provider for ANU.
Located on the ANU campus, the college provides the ideal place
to adjust to life and studies in Australia.

Academic excellence and
personalised support
ANUC graduates are provided with academic
and personal support to ensure they excel in
their studies at ANU. The college also equips
students with the high level of academic
language and research skills required for
progression to this world-class university.
Students have easy access to all of the
University’s facilities and services and can
fully experience university life and meet
Australian and international students.
The academic staff are highly qualified; most
hold postgraduate qualifications and have
international teaching experience. Once
you have successfully completed the ANUC
Foundation Studies program, entry to ANU
degree programs is guaranteed (subject
to meeting ANU entry requirements).

Links to ANU
• ANU academic colleges organise tailored
  seminars that give you greater insight into
  ANU programs.
• Studying on the ANU campus gives you
  greater opportunities to attend university
  seminars during your ANUC program.
• As an ANUC student you can easily access
  public institutions of national significance in
  Canberra, including the Australian Parliament,
  the National Library of Australia and the
  National Gallery of Australia.

                                                                                       OVER

                                                                         92%
                                                                        of ANUC Foundation
                                                                   Studies students received
                                                                 an offer (or conditional offer)
                                                                 to progress to ANU in 2017^

^ Graduating in Semester 1, 2017
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Why ANU?
ANU is #1 in Australia, ranked in the world top 20.* It was founded by the Australian
Government in 1946 to apply the best minds to the biggest questions and advance
Australia’s international standing.

ANU has grown to become one of the world’s              Life on campus                                                    ANU HAS A

                                                                                                                5 star
leading research-intensive centres of higher            ANU has beautiful, landscaped grounds,
learning.                                               providing students with a relaxing and inspiring
The University is consistently ranked in the top 50     environment in which to study. The University
universities in the world by a range of international   is undertaking an exciting project to re-develop
measures. Importantly, 95 per cent of broad-            the heart of the ANU campus and to provide
field research and 91 per cent of discipline            students, staff and the Canberra community             rating for student demand,
                                                        with new student accommodation, a pool,
specific research is rated ‘above’ or ‘well above’
                                                        gymnasium, cinema, theatre, cafés, bars, shops
                                                                                                                        staff qualifications,
world standard by the Australian Government’s
Excellence in Research for Australia initiative.        and services. In the meantime, the ANU Pop-Up               student:staff ratio and
It also has 5 star ratings for student demand,
                                                        Village houses food, entertainment and service
                                                                                                                          student retention
                                                        venues for the entire ANU community.
staff qualifications, student:staff ratio and student
retention within the 2018 edition of The Good           Many students find that cycling is a cheap and             2018 Good Universities Guide
Universities Guide. ANU scholars lead global            environmentally friendly way of getting around
thinking on issues of national and international        the campus and the city. Students in Canberra
significance, and students go on to become              enjoy all the benefits of a small town whilst having
leaders in their home countries and on the              access to the conveniences of a modern city.
world stage.
                                                        Life off campus
                                                        There are plenty of restaurants and cafés, shops,
                                                        sports clubs and leisure facilities in the city.
                                                        As Australia’s capital, Canberra has an array
                                                        of world-class galleries and museums, it is
                                                        also home to music, food and cultural festivals,
                                                        and has many exhibitions opening throughout
                                                        the year.

* QS World University Rankings 2017/18
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Why Canberra?
Canberra has a thriving student community, and is filled with national museums, sporting
facilities, visitor attractions, historical sites and natural wonders. The city offers a unique blend
of modern facilities, a pristine natural environment and high-quality education.

      Canberra has

      the highest quality
      of living in the world
      Numbeo quality of life index 2017
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City facts                                              Getting to Canberra
Canberra is the national capital of Australia,          Canberra Airport has transitioned to an
located in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)       international airport with direct flights now
with a population of approximately 400,000.^            available to and from New Zealand and Singapore,
Canberra offers an exceptional lifestyle for            with more direct international routes anticipated.
students, who make up 25 per cent of the city’s         Transport to Canberra from Sydney is available
population. It is ranked in the Top 20 student          by air, rail or bus.
cities in the world (QS Best Student Cities 2016)       • Sydney Airport International to Canberra
and provides a healthy and safe place to                   Airport - 50 minutes by air
concentrate on your studies.                            • Sydney Airport International and Domestic
                                                           to Jolimont Centre in Canberra CBD - 3
                                                           hours by bus
Urban hub
There are many ways to see the inspiring                • Sydney Central Station to Canberra Railway
design of the city, whether you venture to the             Station - 4.5 hours by rail or 3 hours by bus
top of Mount Ainslie or Black Mountain, visit
the National Arboretum or take flight in a hot air
balloon, you will enjoy the beauty of Canberra
                                                        Getting to the city
                                                        If you are arriving by plane you can take a taxi
- an experience not to be missed. Surrounded
                                                        or bus to the city. The Canberra Airport Express
by nature reserves and parklands, the city has
                                                        shuttle bus offers services daily during peak
earned the nickname ‘The Bush Capital’.
                                                        periods. Taxis are available from the taxi stand
You can easily get around Canberra using                at the airport and a trip to the city will cost
the many walking trails, bike paths or excellent        approximately AU$30.
public transport to see all the city has to offer.
You will discover multicultural festivals, museums,     Public transport
galleries, restaurants and cafés, as well as            Canberra has an excellent public bus system
beautiful countryside, all on your doorstep.            servicing all of the ACT. You will have a choice
                                                        of buses to take to ANU, including one that
While surrounded by natural beauty, Canberra
                                                        stops directly in front of the College. In 2018
still offers the vibrant, cosmopolitan lifestyle
                                                        Transport Canberra will launch a Light Rail
of a modern city.                                       Network service adding to the range of
                                                        transport options available. Students will
                                                        find it even easier to get around the city
Sports lovers                                           and surrounding areas.
Canberra’s climate is perfect for participating
in and watching a variety of sports at the many         You will also be eligible for a student discount
excellent public facilities.                            when taking public transport in Canberra.
                                                        Information about routes and timetables
If you are interested in skiing, the Snowy
                                                        is available at transport.act.gov.au
Mountains are a two hour drive from
Canberra, making weekend trips to the snow              For more information about Canberra, visit:
easy and convenient.                                    canberrayourfuture.com.au
                                                        visitcanberra.com.au
For those interested in other sports, there are
many world-class facilities, including:                 studycbr.com.au
• Canberra Stadium, primarily used for rugby
    league and rugby union games                        Average maximum temperatures
• Manuka Oval, a historic venue for cricket             Canberra has four distinct seasons and is well
    and the Australian Football League (AFL)            known for having outstanding autumnal colour,
• The Australian Institute of Sport provides            clear blue skies in winter, a kaleidoscope of
    world class facilities for visitors to tour and     flowers in spring and very warm, dry summers.
    watch sports including football, athletics,         Average temperature (celsius / fahrenheit):
    swimming, netball, basketball and tennis.           • Summer - 27°C / 80.6°F
                                                        • Autumn - 20°C / 68°F
                                                        • Winter - 12°C / 53.6°F
^Australian Demographic Statistics, Australian Bureau
                                                        • Spring - 19°C / 60.2°F
of Statistics, January 2017
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                                           Welcome to your
                                                new home
                                                                    There are many accommodation options, but we recommend
                                                                   at least a short residence in homestay accommodation to help
                                                                                             you adjust to your new surroundings.

Canberra greeting
service
We can organise for you to be
met on your arrival in Canberra
and taken to your pre-arranged
accommodation.
For bookings:
greeting@anucollege.edu.au

                                                           Homestay accommodation                               • AHN Contents Insurance for you and
                                                           A homestay experience offers a supportive              your hosts as per AHN Insurance Policy
                                                           family-style environment to help you adapt to life     homestaynetwork.org/public/
                                                           in Canberra and Australia. The minimum period          ahninsurance
                                                           of homestay is four weeks.                           • All AHN homestay families associated with
                                                           Australian Homestay Network                            ANUC have been screened by AHN, and are
                                                                                                                  required to undertake a thorough registration
                                                           ANUC contracts the Australian Homestay
                                                                                                                  process. This includes training, police
                                                           Network (AHN) to provide safe, welcoming
                                                                                                                  checks, personal interviews and home-
                                                           and quality accommodation.
                                                                                                                  inspections in order to provide a high level
                                                           All AHN families are trained to assist you with:       of service and comfort to the student.
                                                           • settling into your new community
                                                                                                                To book, please visit
                                                           • understanding Australian culture                   homestaynetwork.org
                                                           • everyday conversational skills, including
                                                             English and ‘Aussie’ words and phrases
                                                                                                                Other accommodation options
                                                           • buying transport tickets, finding the local        We can help you to find your new home.
                                                             shops, banking, internet and mobile phone          For accommodation advice, please contact -
                                                             services and personal safety tips.                 student.support@anucollege.edu.au
                                                           As an AHN homestay student, you will                 For information on ANU campus
                                                           be provided with:                                    accommodation – rcc.anu.edu.au
                                                           • A supportive family environment and a home         For private rental accommodation in Canberra*
                                                             to live in with meals (optional) and utilities     – allhomes.com.au/ah/act/rent-residential
                                                           • A clean furnished room (this includes              For share house accommodation in Canberra* –
                                                             a bed, desk, wardrobe, chair and other             allhomes.com.au/ah/act/share-residential
                                                             necessary items)
                                                           • Ongoing support for you and your hosts
                                                           • AHN 24/7 professional phone support
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                                                                 I have so much love for my current house now!
                                                                    It’s a 10-minute walk to Canberra centre, one
                                                                     of Canberra’s biggest shopping centres, and
                                                                    a 5-minute walk to the hippie neighbourhood
                                                                 of Lonsdale. Also, it is only a 15-minute walk or
                                                                5-minute bike ride to ANU. It’s so convenient, so
                                                                                              close to everything!”
                                                                                                       Bella, Indonesia
                                                                                      ANUC graduate, current ANU student

Students under 18
If you are under 18 when you arrive, you will
need to live with an AHN homestay family.
Alternatively, you can live with a Department
of Immigration and Border Protection
(DIBP) approved relative. Professional
caregiver services can be arranged through
Professional Student Care (pscaustralia.
com.au) or International Student Alliance
(studentguardians.com).
If you are a student visa holder currently
enrolled in another institution in Australia,
you are required to inform ANUC at least
three weeks prior to the start of your program
that you require accommodation and need
to make the necessary arrangement through
the Homestay Network.

Guaranteed accommodation
ANU guarantees accommodation in one of
their Halls, Colleges, Lodges or other approved
accommodation for students who are:
• over 18 in the Foundation Studies and
  Diploma programs, commencing in
  January/February^
• graduating Foundation Studies students
  who have not taken the option earlier
• all undergraduate students in their first
  year and first semester at ANU who meet
  eligibility requirements.
While accommodation is guaranteed, ANU
cannot guarantee that you will receive your
first choice.
^
 Conditions apply, for more information,
please visit anu.edu.au/study/
accommodation/accommodation-
guarantee

*Please note: ANU College cannot vouch for the quality or
  authenticity of accommodation advertised on these websites.
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                         Life on our campus
                                                                            ANU students come from all over the world, creating
                                                                            a diverse and vibrant on-campus community where
                                                                                                  you can make lifelong friends.

Support from the day
you arrive
On your orientation day,
ANUC will give you important
information about your program,
to help you adjust to your new
academic environment.

                                                           Great Canberra location                          Events and social activities
                                                           ANUC is located on the ANU campus, so you        ANUC offers a number of interesting and
                                                           can interact with Australian and international   enjoyable sightseeing, sporting and cultural
                                                           students from around the world.                  activities, with social events organised
                                                           The ANUC building is only a 10-minute walk       throughout the year. These events help you
                                                           from Canberra city centre, giving you easy       to get to know your classmates and teachers,
                                                           access to many attractions, shopping             and to meet Australian students studying
                                                           centres and other services.                      at ANU.

                                                                                                            These activities and events include:
                                                           Facilities and services                          • BBQs
                                                           By choosing to study at ANUC, you will benefit   • themed days
                                                           from facilities and services including:          • sports
                                                           • purpose-built classrooms with
                                                              computing facilities
                                                                                                            Academic support
                                                           • a comfortable student common room
                                                                                                            ANUC incorporates supervised self-directed
                                                             with kitchen facilities
ANU is ranked as                                           • quiet study and ICT resource areas
                                                                                                            learning into all programs. This provides
                                                                                                            another opportunity for you to receive

Australia’s most                                           Health and safety
                                                                                                            individual academic support and advice.

                                                                                                            Teachers are available to guide you on study
international                                              ANU has a dedicated team of students who
                                                           volunteer as UNISAFEGUARD Escorts. This free
                                                                                                            strategies and cross-cultural issues that may
                                                                                                            arise while studying in Australia. Advice is also
university, and is                                         service complements the regular UniSafe Bus
                                                           service offered by ANU.
                                                                                                            available on matters such as balancing study
                                                                                                            and personal commitments.
7th in the world.                                          Please visit facilities.anu.edu.au/services/
                                                           anu-security/safety-initiatives
                                                           for further information.
THE Most International Universities 2017
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Student welfare support
ANUC has two dedicated Student Support
Officers who provide assistance and
referrals for non-academic matters. If you
have accommodation, personal, medical
or legal questions, you can see a Student
Support Officer for guidance or referral.
The Student Support Officers also work
closely with individuals or groups of students
identified as requiring additional support,
such as students aged under 18, to ensure
a smooth adjustment to college life.

Access to ANU services
and facilities
As an ANUC student, you can get involved
in the many clubs and societies located on
and around campus. You will have access to
many of the University’s services and facilities,
such as:
• Medical Centre
• counselling services
• libraries
• Careers Centre
• Disability Services Centre
ANUC students enjoy the same access and
rates for ANU Sport facilities and services as
ANU students. For more information, head to
www.anu-sport.com.au
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Pathways
to success
at ANUC
Choose from a range of English language and pathway preparation programs that are
right for your academic level and the ANU degree you plan to study.

Foundation Studies (see pages 18-20)                           Academic English Preparation (AEP)                What’s involved?
Each pathway in the Foundation Studies program                 (see page 38)                                     Students enrolled in ANUC programs are
has been created to offer a route into the first               Each 10-week module in AEP has been created       provided with excellent resources for their
year in one of many degree programs, across                    to help students advance their proficiency        studies. Helpful and experienced academic
different subject areas. This program is designed              in using English in academic settings and to      staff are on hand to assist throughout the
for high school students aged 16 and over who                  develop the study skills needed for university.   duration of their program. As well as the
require additional academic preparation and to                                                                   timetabled lessons, students enrolled in ELICOS
further develop their English language skills in an                                                              or Foundation programs have supervised study
                                                               Access English (page 36)
academic environment.                                                                                            time, during which they coordinate their own
                                                               ANU Access English is a 10-week intensive
                                                                                                                 learning and assignments.
                                                               course with a strong focus on Academic English
ANU Express (see page 21)                                      designed to equip international students with
A fast-track program, delivered in 13 weeks,                   the academic skills and knowledge required
designed for high achieving students who just                  to transition successfully to postgraduate
missed direct entry to ANU. It covers a broad                  and undergraduate courses at ANU.
range of subjects to give access to many degree
programs at ANU. A focus on research helps
to prepare highly qualified students for academic
life and success on a shorter timescale than
the Foundation Studies program.

ANU Diplomas (see page 30-34)
With pathways to Science, IT and Arts, these
programs are designed for students who have
completed high school, and possibly another
year of study, but have not achieved the required
grades for direct entry to ANU or need further
English language training. By successfully
completing one of the ANU Diplomas you
can enter the second year of a range of
degree programs.*

*Students who meet the academic entry requirements to
  a Bachelor Degree at ANU but do not achieve the required
  English entry requirements can either package their degree
  with the required number of English modules in the ELICOS
  program, or apply to study the ANU Diploma of Science
  or ANU Diploma of Creative Design which does not have
  an upper cap on the academic entry requirements.
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     ANUC has a dedicated and enthusiastic
       group of teachers who have truly been
   a great source of motivation in my learning
        process. The rigorous curriculum and
      academic philosophy of the college has
 been instrumental in helping me acquire the
academic skills required for tertiary education
        at The Australian National University.”
                                Victoria, Singapore
                   ANUC graduate, current ANU student
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Foundation Studies
Programs
These programs provide excellent pathway options to ANU. They are designed to prepare
students with the necessary content, language, academic and research skills critical to a
confident and successful start at Australia’s leading university, The Australian National University.

         Pathways to
               ANU

   5
 Weeks            FS Extended               FS Extended                FS Extended           FS Extended
  Prep                 Term 1                    Term 2                    Term 3                Term 4
 Study

                  FS Standard               FS Standard                FS Standard            FS Standard                                 The Australian
                       Term 1                    Term 2                    Term 3                Term 4                                 National University

                                               FS Rapid                  FS Rapid              FS Rapid
                                                 Term 1                    Term 2                Term 3

Each term, students in all programs select                 Upon successful completion of the Foundation
courses based on their program and                         Studies program, and subject to meeting
discipline requirements (5 or 6 courses)                   ANU entry requirements, entry to your chosen
and attend additional SWOT sessions                        undergraduate degree program is guaranteed.
(i.e. Study, Workshops or Tutorials).                      Depending on your academic qualifications
Students at ANUC are also encouraged                       you can study Foundation Studies Rapid
to participate in sporting, cultural and                   (3 terms) or Foundation Studies Standard
recreational activities, ANUC careers                      (4 terms) or Foundation Studies Extended
                                                                                                          The ANUC Foundation Studies Standard/Rapid/Extended
sessions, and academic activities such                     (5-week preliminary term plus 4 terms of
                                                                                                          Programs meet the requirements for Foundation Programs
as optional discussion classes to improve                  10 weeks).                                     which have been registered on CRICOS for delivery in Australia
friendships, networking, academic skills                                                                  to overseas students providing an academic preparation
and employment prospects.                                                                                 for those seeking entry to first year undergraduate study
                                                                                                          or its equivalent.
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Foundation Studies
Standard and Rapid
The Foundation Standard and Rapid programs are a great choice for students who would benefit from
flexibility in their pathway to ANU. Each program is designed to provide students with the opportunity
to study diverse core and elective courses and obtain a competitive academic entry score for ANU.
Students can maximise their opportunity to meet pre-requisite course criteria for multiple ANU
programs and achieve the English requirement given the structure of the Foundation programs.

Foundation Studies Standard                       Foundation Studies Rapid                         Course selection requirements
The Foundation Studies Standard program           The Foundation Studies Rapid provides very       for ANU
is the flagship of the pathways at ANUC.          able, focused and confident students with a      • Students need to complete a minimum
The four term model delivered over 44 weeks       three term fast-track foundation program as a      of 2 terms of study (20 weeks) in discipline
offers students more flexibility in achieving a   pathway to ANU. It is advisable that students      elective courses identified by ANU Bachelor
competitive academic entry score for starting     selecting this 33 week program are confident       programs as Year 12 prerequisites.
at ANU.                                           English speakers, able to excel under pressure
                                                  with diverse assessment tasks such as critical
Students undertake the following:
                                                  analysis and oral presentations.
• a total of 20 courses over four terms
  (5 per term)                                    Students undertake the following:
                                                  • a total of 18 courses over three terms
• 12 compulsory courses are selected from
                                                    (6 per term)
  the English (Core Skills and Applied), plus
  Mathematics or Research Skills areas            • 9 compulsory courses are selected from
                                                    the English (Core Skills and Applied), plus
• 8 discipline electives (from the Science,
                                                    Mathematics or Research skills areas
  Business and Economics, Arts/Law,
  and Engineering and Computer Science            • 9 discipline electives (from the Science,
  discipline areas)                                 Business and Economics, Arts/Law,
                                                    and Engineering and Computer Science
                                                    discipline areas)
What does a week look like?
• All courses run twice a week totalling
  four hours each.
                                                  What does a week look like?
                                                  • All courses run twice a week totalling
• Two hours per fortnight of Study,
                                                    four hours each.
  Workshops or Tutorials (SWOT).
                                                  • Two hours per week of Study, Workshops
• Total tuition of 20-22 hours per week.
                                                    or Tutorials (SWOT).
                                                  • Total tuition of 26 hours per week.
2018 Intake dates
(Foundation Standard)
• 15 January                                      2018 Intake dates
                                                  (Foundation Rapid)
• 16 July
                                                  • 9 April
                                                  • 8 October
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Foundation
Studies Extended
Foundation Studies Extended provides students with the opportunity to enhance their
study, language skills and cultural awareness through five weeks of practical and focused
courses and a study tour experience to Sydney and the Illawarra region.

This program would appeal to international                 Upon successful completion of these                     Progression to ANU
students seeking specialised instruction                   preliminary courses (achieving a minimum                Entry to ANU occurs when a student successfully
to improve language and academic skills,                   average score of 50% and a minimum result of            completes the program and meets both the
and those wishing a well-supported and                     55% in the Foundation English course), students         English and academic entry requirements.
comprehensive introduction to studying                     will be eligible to progress to the first term of the   Please refer to the explanation on the ANUC
and living in Australia.                                   Foundation Studies Extended program.                    website on how the English and academic
In the Foundation Studies Extended program,                Across the whole Foundation Studies Extended            entry requirements are calculated:
students complete the following courses                    program, students study a total of 24 courses.          www.anucollege.edu.au
and activities across five weeks to develop                It is recommended that students allocate at
language, research and academic writing                    least the equivalent amount of time for class
skills as well as applied numeracy and cultural
                                                                                                                   2018 Intake dates
                                                           preparation, homework, assignments and self             (Foundation Extended)
awareness:                                                 study for each course they are enrolled.
• Foundation English                                                                                               • 21 May

• Maths in Society                                                                                                 • 19 November
                                                           Assessment
• The Social Psychology of Leisure                         You will be assessed throughout the
• Australian Landscape                                     Foundations program using a range
• Study tour to Sydney and the Illawarra region            of assessment tasks, which encourage                     Scholarships
                                                           the development of diverse skills.                       ANU College of Business & Economics
                                                           Assessment tasks may include listening and               International Merit Scholarship
What does a week look like?                                reading comprehension exercises, essays                  Each year the ANU College of Business and
• Foundation English runs four times each                  and reports, examinations, oral presentations            Economics may award up to two half-tuition
  week, totalling eight hours.                             and group discussions, research projects,                fee (50 per cent for one semester)
• Other courses run twice a week, involving                mathematical and scientific calculations and             sponsorships to eligible ANUC Foundation
  five hours of class work or language                     laboratory work. There is a strong focus on              Studies students. Students must accept
  immersion activities.                                    critical thinking, problem-solving and analysis.         an offer of degree study in the ANU College
• Two hours per week of Study, Workshops                                                                            of Business and Economics to be eligible.
  or Tutorials (SWOT).                                                                                              The scholarship is awarded to students
• Total tuition of 25 hours per week for the                                                                        based on their overall academic
  first five weeks. Then, for the remaining four                                                                    performance in the ANUC Foundation
  terms, total tuition will be 22 hours per week.                                                                   Studies program.
                                                                                                                    For full details, please visit cbe.anu.edu.au/
                                                                                                                    students/study-with-cbe/scholarships/
                                                                                                                    undergraduate-scholarships/
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ANU
Express
The ANU Express program is the shortest length academic and English language
pathway to ANU, exclusively delivered by ANUC.

Designed for students who just missed out                         What does a week look like?
on receiving an offer for direct entry to ANU,                    • All courses run twice a week totalling four
and like the Foundation Standard and Rapid                          hours each.
programs, ANU Express offers students a
                                                                  • Two hours per week of Study, Workshops
range of core and elective courses.
                                                                    or Tutorials (SWOT).
                                                                  • Average total tuition of 26 hours per week
The ANU Express program                                             over 13 weeks.
comprises the following courses
                                                                  • Students in the ANU Express program will
for one term:
                                                                    study a total of 6 courses.
• Independent Research: Advanced*
• Quantitative or Qualitative Research Skills
                                                                  2018 Intake dates
• Maths or Applied English
                                                                  • 26 March
• Three academic content courses
                                                                  • 24 September

                                                                  *The Independent Research: Advanced course commences
                                                                    with an initial 2-week introductory program with a final week
                                                                    of independent work allowing for the finalisation of course
                                                                    requirements.

    2                  ANU Express                       1                                     The Australian
  Weeks                      Term 1                     Week                                 National University

ANU Express, CRICOS Course Code: 079652M. This course
will be delivered by Study Group Australia Pty Limited trading
as ANU College on behalf of The Australian National University.
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ANUC
entry requirements
Foundation Studies
Entry to the program is dependent on meeting the ANUC English language
and academic entry requirements.
This information is intended as a guide only and is subject to change without notice.
For the most current information, please visit anucollege.edu.au

English language

 English Test                     ANUC Foundation Studies Extended                                    ANUC Foundation Studies Standard/Rapid
 IELTS Academic                   IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)                                   IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5)
 TOEFL PB                         525 (minimum 3.5 in all subsections)                                550 (minimum 4.0 in all subsections)
 TOEFL IBT                        52 (writing no less than 16)                                        68 (writing no less than 18)
 PTE Academic                     49 (min 48)                                                         57 (min 50)

Academic

 Country              ANUC Foundation Studies Extended                                                                ANUC Foundation Studies Standard/Rapid
 Australia            Year 11 (60% in relevant subjects)                                                              Year 11 (70% in relevant subjects)
 China                Senior year 2 or Senior 3 - 60% or above in relevant subjects                                   Senior year 2 or Senior 3 - 70% or above in relevant subjects
                      Form 5 with satisfactory results in 4 academic subjects                                         Form 5 with satisfactory results in 4 academic subjects
 Hong Kong
                      HKDSE - 2 Level 2 and 1 Level 1 in relevant subjects                                            HKDSE - 3 relevant subjects at Level 2
 Indonesia            SMA2 - GPA 6.5 in 4 academic subjects                                                           SMA2 - GPA 7.0 - 7.5 in 4 academic subjects
                      Kotogakko / Upper Secondary School Certificate year 2 - Grade 3 - 4                             Kotogakko / Upper Secondary School Certificate year 2 - Grade 4 - 5
 Japan
                      in academic subjects                                                                            in academic subjects
 Macau                Form 5 / Senior Middle 2 60 - 65% in academic subjects                                          Form 5 / Senior Middle 2 65 - 75% in academic subjects
 Malaysia             SPM (or forecast) - aggregate of 30 or less across 5 academic subjects                          SPM (or forecast) - aggregate of 20 or less across 5 academic subjects
                      Singapore O levels (or forecast) - aggregate of 30 or less across 5                             Singapore O levels (or forecast) - aggregate of 20 or less across 5
 Singapore
                      academic subjects                                                                               academic subjects
 South Korea          High School Certificate Year 2 - Rank 4 - 5                                                     High School Certificate Year 2 - Rank 2 - 3
 Taiwan               Senior Year 2 - 60% or above in 4 relevant subjects                                             Senior Year 2 - 70% or above in 4 relevant subjects
 Thailand             Matayom 5 GPA 2.2 in academic subjects                                                          Matayom 5 GPA 2.5 in academic subjects
 Vietnam              Year 11 - GPA 7.0                                                                               Year 11 - GPA 7.5

Applicants should be advised that assessment is on the basis of the latest qualification attempted and/or achieved.
The University reserves the right to alter or discontinue its programs as required. The scores published should be used as a guide only and the University may vary these requirements at any time.

Note:
1. Students must be at least 16 years old for the Foundation Studies Extended Program and 17 years old for the Foundation Studies Standard/Rapid upon course commencement.
2.	Students intending to study at ANU are required to be at least 17 years of age by the first day of the commencing semester.
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ANU Express
entry requirements
Pathway to ANU
ANU Express is designed for students who just missed out on receiving
an offer for direct entry to ANU.
This information is intended as a guide only and is subject to change without notice.
For the most current information, please visit anucollege.edu.au

English language

English Test            Entry requirement
                        Regular degree programs: 6.5 (no bands less than 6.0)
IELTS Academic
                        Bachelor of Laws: 7.0 with at least 6 in each component
                        Regular degree programs: 80 with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing
TOEFL IBT               and 18 in Speaking and Listening
                        Bachelor of Laws: 100 with a minimum of 22 in all four sections
or an equivalent qualification recognised by ANU

Academic

Country                 Qualification          Entry requirement                   Country                       Qualification                 Entry requirement
Australia               HSC                    ATAR 75                             Saudi Arabia                  1 year tertiary studies On a case by case basis
Bangladesh              1 year tertiary studies On a case by case basis            South Korea                   CSAT                          308
Bhutan                  1 year tertiary studies On a case by case basis                                                                        Best 3 subjects with an
                                                                                   Sri Lanka                     A levels
                                                                                                                                               aggregate of 6
                        Senior Middle 3        85%
                                               480    332 (69% of total score)     Taiwan                        GSAT                          5 Subjects with a grade of 59
                        Gao Kao
China                                          660    455                          United Arab Emirates          1 year tertiary studies On a case by case basis
                                               750    518
                                               810    559                                                                                      Best of 3, 11 points or
                                               900    621                                                                                      best of 4, 13 points

                                               Best of 4, aggregate of 13                                                                      GCE A Levels are assessed by
                                                                                                                                               best 3 or best 4 subjects. A*=6,
                                               Assessed on the best 4 subjects     United Kingdom                A level                       A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1. If 4
                                               excluding Chinese Language,                                                                     or more subjects are presented
                                               Physical Education, Technology                                                                  the best 4 or best 3 subjects will
Hong Kong               HKDSE                  and Living, Tourism and                                                                         be used, whichever provides the
                                               hospitality, Health Management                                                                  highest rank
                                               and Social Care, and Religious
                                               Studies where 5**=6; 5*=5.5;                                                                    ACT 22 or
                                               5=5; 4=4; 3=3; 2=2 and 1=1                                                                      SAT 1500 out of 2400 or
                                                                                                                                               SAT 1100 out of 1600
India                   ISC                    79%
                                                                                                                                               Besides SAT or ACT results,
India                   AISSC                  Aggregate of 11                                                                                 students must also achieve US-
                                                                                                                 Accredited American
                                                                                   United States                                               accredited high school diploma
Indonesia               Accepted but limited to a select number of schools                                       high school diploma
                                                                                                                                               with an overall WGPA of 3.2 for
International                                                                                                                                  programs with an ATAR cut-off
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Baccalaureate                                                                                                                                  below 90, or an overall WGPA of
                                                                                                                                               3.5 for programs with an ATAR
                                               Best 3 subjects with an
Malaysia                STPM                                                                                                                   cut-off of 90 or above
                                               aggregate of 8
                                                                                                                 Year 12 Graduation
Pakistan                1 year tertiary studies On a case by case basis            Vietnam                                                     GPA 8.0 (7 in Maths)
                                                                                                                 Diploma
                                               9 aggregate best 3 H2
                                                                                  Applicants should be advised that assessment is on the basis of the latest qualification attempted
                                               (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1)
Singapore               A level                                                   and/or achieved.
                                               and best 1 H1
                                                                                  The University reserves the right to alter or discontinue its programs as required. The scores
                                               (A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)
                                                                                  published should be used as a guide only and the University may vary these requirements at any time.
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Foundation Studies
and ANU Express
courses
Compulsory courses                    Elective courses*

 English Core Skills                    Sciences/Computing/                                   Business & Economics                                   Arts, Law and
 Applied English                        Engineering                                                                                                  Social Sciences
 Mathematics                                                                                                                                         Australian Studies and Politics
                                        Mathematics                                           Mathematics
 OR                                                                                                                                                  European Studies
                                        Physics                                               Business Studies
 Research courses:                                                                                                                                   History: World Events
                                        Chemistry                                             Microeconomics
 Qualitative Research Skills                                                                                                                         History: 20th Century
                                        Biology                                               Macroeconomics
 Quantitative Research Skills                                                                                                                        International Studies
                                        Maths Extension                                       Maths Extension
 Logic and Critical Reasoning                                                                                                                        Legal Studies
                                        Web Development & Design                              Critical Thinking
 Mathematical Investigations                                                                                                                         Critical Thinking
                                        Programming Fundamentals                              Psychology: Attitudes,
                                                                                              Prejudice and Bias                                     Psychology: Attitudes,
                                        Critical Thinking
                                                                                              Social Psychology                                      Prejudice and Bias
                                        Psychology of Learning
                                                                                              Legal Studies                                          Social Psychology
                                        Psychology: Attitudes,
                                        Prejudice and Bias                                    Qualitative Research Skills                            Music
                                        Social Psychology                                     Quantitative Research Skills                           Qualitative Research Skills
                                        Qualitative Research Skills                           Independent Research Project                           Quantitative Research Skills
                                        Quantitative Research Skills                                                                                 Independent Research Project
                                        Independent Research Project

                                      Electives
                                      * Students need to complete a minimum of two terms (20 weeks) of elective discipline courses (e.g., Chemistry A + Chemistry B for Bachelor
                                         of Science chemistry major) to meet ANU bachelor program year 12 prerequisite requirements as stated on the ANU program information.
                                      ** Core and elective courses are offered across a four term schedule and on a stand-alone basis. Courses are not sequential and can be
                                          taken in any order (e.g., Biology B before Biology A) – based on enrolment start date.
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CareerAhead
CareerAhead is a careers program specifically designed to help ANUC students
understand their key skills and abilities for future employability.

Skills for success                                    How CareerAhead works:
All Foundation Studies students will undertake a      Before you arrive                                   At ANU
CareerAhead survey that is designed to identify       You will receive helpful information and advice     Once you commence your degree at ANU, you
their skills, strengths and abilities. Each student   from our admissions team about CareerAhead          will be able to use the university’s career centre,
will receive individual feedback about his or her     and what it can do for you.                         ANU Careers. This centre runs events including
results. This allows students to develop their                                                            Graduate Jobs Fairs and employer visits to the
key skills and explore their career interests.                                                            campus. As a member of a university with a
                                                      At ANUC
                                                                                                          vibrant and diverse culture, you will also have
                                                      You will receive an introduction to career skills
                                                                                                          the opportunity to develop your career skills
                                                      as part of your foundation studies. You also will
                                                                                                          by undertaking volunteer work and taking a
                                                      have the opportunity to participate in voluntary
                                                                                                          leadership role in sports teams and societies.
                                                      workshops that will allow you to practise CV
                                                      writing and interview skills.
                                                                                                          CareerAhead will help you:
                                                                                                          • identify your natural strengths and
                                                                                                             the skills you need to improve
                                                                                                          • w
                                                                                                             rite an impressive CV and a
                                                                                                            personal statement
                                                                                                          • b
                                                                                                             oost your confidence by practising
                                                                                                            interview skills
                                                                                                          • identify and use appropriate language
                                                                                                             for job interviews and the workplace

                                                      My teachers have passion to advance students’ ability.
                                                      They always make the effort to teach individual students
                                                      so now I have confidence to speak and write English. Before
                                                      I studied in ANUC, I just expressed my opinion as broken
                                                      English that I learned from Aussie friends. Now I can use
                                                      English as my decent second language, not broken English.”
                                                      Wonkyeong, Korea
                                                      ANUC graduate, current ANU student
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Course descriptions
After studying Foundation Studies, you will be ready to join
the first year of an undergraduate degree at ANU.

Foundation Studies (Standard & Rapid)
Compulsory subjects
English Core Skills (A to E)                                                       Chemistry
Each term, students will undertake a core English skills subject, which            Students wanting to develop their understanding of basic chemistry
has a particular focus on reading, writing, listening or oral language skills.     principles may do so through four subject offerings (Chemistry A to D).
A thematic approach is taken to teaching these core language skills, with          These four subjects cover theoretical and practical explorations into
the primary aim to prepare students for a successful transition to a first         chemical reactions, organic and inorganic chemistry, atomic theory and
year university program.                                                           biochemistry. Students will be challenged to critically evaluate and debate
                                                                                   scientific arguments and claims in order to solve problems. Scientific report
Applied English (A to D)                                                           writing, as well as the methods of conducting laboratory experiments, is a
The complementary academic skills that accompany a study of the English            feature of each of these subjects.
language are applied across a number of elective areas of study, chosen
by the student. Skills such as referencing and citation, report writing,           Computer Studies
note taking and conducting professional presentations are taught                   Web Design and Development (Computer Studies A) and Programming
through discipline-related electives.                                              Fundamentals (Computer Studies B), are two subjects on offer to students
                                                                                   wanting to pursue further study in the computer sciences or for those
Mathematics                                                                        students who simply wish to pursue a particular passion, interest or curiosity
Successful mathematics learning lays the foundations for study in many             they may have in this area. Both subjects have a theoretical and practical
disciplines at tertiary level and in the applications of those disciplines.*       focus, engaging students in current ICT methodologies and practices.
Given the importance placed on students continuing to study mathematics
at the senior level in the Australian National Curriculum, all students in the     Critical Thinking^
Foundation Studies program will be required to undertake at least one              Students, across three different subject offerings, will have the opportunity
mathematics subject. Students will have the option of studying either              to learn how to analyse problems, and interpret and assess the validity
Mathematical Investigations as a single subject, or a combination of senior        of arguments. A theoretical and practical analysis is undertaken on how
mathematics subjects (Maths A to D). Students wanting to study mathematics         flaws in argument and reasoning can and have led to errors in judgment
at an advanced level have the option of studying one of two extension              in a range of situations in political, business and other contexts.
maths subjects, or both.
                                                                                   Economics
                                                                                   Students have the opportunity to investigate and explore the basic
Elective subjects                                                                  economic problem of scarce resources in our society through the lens of
Australian Studies and Politics                                                    an economist on either a micro or macro scale. Microeconomics focuses
This subject is designed to help students gain an understanding of some            on issues that affect individuals and companies, whilst macroeconomics
of the people, ideas and events that have shaped Australian society.               focuses on issues that affect the economy as a whole. These two subjects
Throughout this subject, students are encouraged to compare Australian             may be studied independently, but for students who study both, a full
culture with their own home culture, and to reflect on how their own               appreciation for how all aspects of an economy work together is gained.
societies function and have shaped them as individuals.
                                                                                   European Language and Cultural Studies
Biology                                                                            The objectives of this subject are to develop students’ conceptual
There are two Biology subjects on offer: Biology A focusing on cellular and        understanding of European culture, including its art, history, music
human biology; and Biology B comprising a separate study on ecology,               and politics, as well as its global influences. This elective also provides
evolution and the environment. Both subjects enable students to acquire            students with the opportunity to develop European language skills at a
numeracy and language skills, as well as practical experience, through             beginner’s level and to discuss key factors influencing modern Europe.
laboratory work.
                                                                                   History
Business Studies                                                                   Key moments in Western civilisation, and major historical events of the
A study of accounting, finance and investments, business enterprise and            twentieth century, are explored in two history subject offerings. Historical
marketing principles are offered to students across four independent Business      events in these subjects are introduced not as a series of dates, but as a way
Studies subjects (A to D). Students undertaking any of these business subjects     of developing a basic framework for thinking about how and why Western
will have the opportunity to develop their written and oral language skills in a   society and philosophy has emerged in its current form. Students will have
business context. Sound decision making based on mathematical calculations         the opportunity to engage with digital humanities, and to analyse primary
and relevant business knowledge underpin each of these business subjects.          and secondary sources, across a range of fascinating historical topics.
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                                                                           Foundation Studies (Extended)
                                                                           5 week preliminary program
Independent Research                                                       Foundation English
Students in this subject will be able to undertake an independent          This subject enables students to develop their reading,
research project on a suitable topic, which complements their broader      writing, listening, comprehension and speaking skills via a
academic studies. Students will learn how to devise a research topic       range of learning modes, including in-class work and language
or question, develop an appropriate methodology, conduct and log           immersion activities. An explicit focus of this subject is placed
research, and report on findings.                                          on English language structure and socio-cultural aspects
                                                                           of the English language in an Australian setting.
International Studies
This subject examines global trends and key issues in international        Mathematics in Society
relations. It explores the concept of global citizenship and looks at      This subject enables students to develop their language and
forms of governance that have originated in different countries, as well   mathematical skills through a variety of learning experiences,
as various governing bodies such as the United Nations, ASEAN and          which are primarily focused on living in Australia. Topics
the G20. Students are encouraged to reflect on how the Australian          covered include money management, wage comparisons,
political system is comparable to, and different from, the system of       income tax and the graphing of travel data. Students also gain
politics that operates in their own country.                               an appreciation of the financial commitments associated with
                                                                           owning and running a car, as well as weighing up rental versus
Legal Studies
                                                                           home ownership options.
This subject aims to provide students with a foundational
understanding of the Australian legal system, and an appreciation
                                                                           Social Psychology of Leisure
of how it differs to other legal systems around the world. Students
                                                                           This subject enables students to develop their research,
will learn how to construct a legal argument, resolve legal issues and
                                                                           analytical and report writing skills whilst gaining an appreciation
express a point of view. Criminal law is used as the main focus topic
                                                                           for Australian culture in a leisure setting. Students will have the
to develop students’ writing, debating and higher order thinking skills.
                                                                           opportunity to design a simple research investigation into a
Music                                                                      relevant topic that interests them, such as gender difference
Students in this subject will be able to develop their conceptual          in recreation choices, or the health benefits of leisure.
understanding of music as a unique form of communication, with its
own language and cultural influences. This elective enables students       Australian Landscape
to develop instrumental skills for beginners and accomplished musicians,   Students in this subject will be given the opportunity to
offering the opportunity to create and perform music on a preferred        develop their written and oral language skills whilst gaining
and new instrument (recorder, voice or percussion) in a creative,          an understanding of the geographical, historical and cultural
free-spirited and collaborative way.                                       constructs of Australia. A range of in-class activities and
                                                                           language immersion activities in Canberra and beyond will
Physics                                                                    enable students to gain a multifaceted view of Australia.
Students have the opportunity to undertake Physics study across
four possible subjects (Physics A to D). Topics students are introduced
to include the fundamental laws of classical mechanics, electromagnetic
waves and optics, electricity and magnetism in the physical environment,
and revolutions in modern physics. Students will use algebraic as
well as graphical representations to perform relevant calculations
and data analysis.

Research Methods^
Students have the option of developing their conceptual understanding
of fundamental research principles and approaches in qualitative and
quantitative research in two separate subject offerings. Students are
                                                                           * Shape of the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics, May 2009, ACARA, p.4.
shown how to assess the validity and reliability of collected data,        ^
                                                                             Compulsory courses Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods are summarised
and practise their report writing skills for research investigations.         in the elective overview provided for Research Methods and Logic and Critical
                                                                              Reasoning is summarised within Critical Thinking.
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ANU
entry requirements
The following is a guide for entry to ANU from ANUC Foundation Studies and ANU Express.

This information is a guide only and is subject to change without notice.
Please go to the ANU website for the most up-to-date information:
anu.edu.au/study/apply
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 College                             Program                                                               Overall score          Prerequisites and other requirements              Duration
                                     B Archaeological Practice                                             69%                    –                                                 3 years
ANU College of Arts                  B Arts                                                                69%                    –                                                 3 years
& Social Sciences                    B Art History & Curatorship                                           69%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B Classical Studies                                                   69%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B Criminology                                                         69%                    –                                                 3 years
                                                                                                                                  February start only. Foundation students should
                                                                                                                                  attend an interview, take part in drawing classes
                                     B Design                                                              Case-by-case                                                             3 years
                                                                                                                                  and submit a portfolio. Register for interview at
                                                                                                                                  soa.anu.edu.au/registration-information
                                     B Development Studies                                                 69%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B Environmental Studies                                               69%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B European Studies                                                    69%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B International Relations                                             75%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B Languages                                                           69%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B Latin American Studies                                              69%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies                              69%                    –                                                 3 years
                                                                                                                                  Audition by submission of DVD/CD recording
                                     B Music                                                               69%                                                                      3 years
                                                                                                                                  for performance stream only
                                                                                                                                  Case by case assessment.
                                     B Philosophy (Hons) Arts                                              Case-by-case                                                             4 years
                                                                                                                                  College approval required.
                                     B Political Science                                                   75%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B Policy Studies                                                      69%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B Politics, Philosophy and Economics                                  85%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B Politics, Philosophy and Economics/Juris Doctor                     85%                    –                                                 3 years
                                                                                                                                  February start only. Foundation students should
                                                                                                                                  attend an interview, take part in drawing classes
                                     B Visual Arts                                                         Case-by-case                                                             3 years
                                                                                                                                  and submit a portfolio. Register for interview at
                                                                                                                                  soa.anu.edu.au/registration-information
ANU College of Asia                  B Asian Studies                                                       69%                    –                                                 3 years
& the Pacific                        B International Security Studies                                      75%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B Pacific Studies                                                     69%                    –                                                 3 years
ANU College of Business              B Accounting                                                          73%                    –                                                 3 years
& Economics                          B Actuarial Studies                                                   Case-by-case           Advanced Maths                                    3 years
                                     B Business Administration                                             70%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B Commerce                                                            70%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B Economics                                                           73%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B Finance                                                             73%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B International Business                                              73%                    –                                                 3 years
                                     B Statistics                                                          73%                    –                                                 3 years
ANU College of                       B Advanced Computing (Hons)                                           75%                    Advanced Maths                                    4 years
Engineering &                        B Advanced Computing (R & D) (Hons)                                   95%                    Case by case. College approval required.          4 years
Computer Sciences
                                     B Engineering (Hons)                                                  75%                    Advanced Maths                                    4 years
                                     B Engineering (R & D) (Hons)                                          95%                    Case by case. College approval required.          4 years
                                     B Information Technology                                              69%                    Advanced Maths                                    3 years
                                     B Software Engineering (Hons)                                         74%                    Advanced Maths                                    4 years
ANU College of Law                                                                                                                85% in Advanced Academic English.
                                     B Laws (Hons)                                                         91%                                                                      4 years
                                                                                                                                  Case by case. College approval required.
ANU College of Medicine, B Biotechnology                                                                   69%                    Chemistry                                         3 years
Biology & Environment    B Genetics                                                                        75%                    Chemistry                                         3 years
ANU College of Physical  B Health Science                                                                  75%                                                                      3 years
& Mathematical Sciences B Medical Science                                                                  75%                    Chemistry                                         3 years
                         B Psychology (Hons)                                                               80%                    –                                                 4 years
                         B Science                                                                         69%                    –                                                 3 years
                         B Science (Psychology)                                                            69%                    –                                                 3 years
                         B Science (Adv) (Hons)                                                            80%                    –                                                 4 years
                         B Environmental & Sustainability                                                  69%                                                                      3 years
                         B Environmental & Sustainability (Adv) (Hons)                                     80%                                                                      4 years
                         B Mathematical Sciences                                                           80%                    Advanced Maths                                    4 years
                                                                                                                                  Students may be required to submit two
                                                                                                                                  referee reports and attend an interview.
                                     B Philosophy (Honours) Science                                        Case-by-case           College approval required. Students interested    4 years
                                                                                                                                  in Philosophy (Hons) Asia and the Pacific
                                                                                                                                  Studies should apply for the Science program.
Applicants are advised that assessment is on the basis of the latest qualification attempted and/or achieved.
The University reserves the right to alter or discontinue its programs as required. The scores published should be used as a guide only and the University may vary these requirements at any time.
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ANU Diploma
of Computing
Start your pathway to a Bachelor of Information Technology and a dynamic,
global and fast changing career.

Why study the ANU Diploma                                        Progression
of Computing?                                                    Successful completion is achieved by receiving
The ANU Diploma of Computing is an exciting                      no more than one fail or incomplete grade and
pathway enabling students to progress to ANU                     achieving a GPA of at least 4.0 out of 7.0.
and follow their passion. The diploma prepares                   You will then receive 48 units of credit.
students with the skills and knowledge required                  The transition from the Diploma to the Bachelor
to progress into the second year of a Bachelor                   will enable you to complete a Bachelor of
of Information Technology at The Australian                      Information Technology after two additional
National University.                                             years of study for the following majors:
                                                                 • Computational Foundations
Course structure and content                                     • Computer Engineering
You will be required to complete 48 units
                                                                 • Human-Centric Computing
of study over the two semesters of eighteen
weeks each.                                                      • Information Systems
                                                                 • Information-Intensive Computing
The follow courses are compulsory:
                                                                 • Intelligent Systems
ANUC1100	Introduction to Programming
             and Algorithms                                      • Software Development
ANUC1710	Web Development
          and Design
ANUC1110	Introduction to Software Systems
ANUC2400          Relational Databases
ANUC1101	Professional Communication
ANUC1001	Business Information Systems
ANUC1003          Algebra and Calculus Methods
ANUC1005	Discrete Mathematical Models

2018 Intake dates
• 19 February
• 23 July

                                                                                            Computing and Information Systems
                                                                                            fields of study at ANU were awarded

                                                                                                                   5 stars
                                                                                                        for graduate starting salaries
                                                                                                        and graduate employments.
Diploma of Computing CRICOS Course code:084573A. This course will be delivered by Study Group
Australia Pty Limited trading as ANU College on behalf of The Australian National University.                          2018 Good Universities Guide
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ANU Diploma
of Creative Design
Your pathway to a Bachelor of Design: opening the door to your dream career.

Why study the ANU Diploma                                          Course structure and content
of Creative Design?                                                You will be required to complete 48 units
The ANU Diploma of Creative Design                                 of study over the two semesters of eighteen
provides students with the ideal preparation                       weeks each.
for progressing to ANU with the necessary skills
                                                                   The following courses are compulsory:
and knowledge to pursue their Bachelor degree.
Students progress to the second year of the                        ANUC1101 Professional Communication
Bachelor of Design after successful completion                     ANUC1113	Digital Culture: Being Human
of the Diploma. Students need to achieve a                                   in the Information Age
credit average of 5.0.                                             ANUC1120	Art and Design Histories:
The Diploma encompasses both classical and                                   Making and Meaning
digital courses that provide a comprehensive                       ANUC1121          Visual Communication 1
awareness of the past and future of design.
                                                                   ANUC1122	Precise Drawing
Students gain a holistic view of design,
                                                                             and Model Making
development and programming that is
essential for their future studies and career.                     ANUC1710          Web Development and Design

This pathway option is suitable for students                       Students choose one of the following
who have not met the portfolio requirement                         two courses:
for direct entry into the Bachelor of Design.                      ANUC1123          Figure and Life
                                                                   ANUC1124          Image and Object

                                                                   Students choose one of the following
                                                                   two courses:
                                                                   ANUC1100 	Introduction to Programming
                                                                              and Algorithms
                                                                   ANUC1104          Introduction to Social Psychology

                                                                   2018 Intake date
                                                                   • 19 February
                                                                                                                            The ANU College of
                                                                                                                         Arts & Social Sciences
                                                                                                                                       is ranked

                                                                                                                               1st in
Diploma of Creative Design, CRICOS Course code: 093907J. This course will be delivered by Study Group
                                                                                                                           Australia
                                                                                                                                 QS World University Rankings
Australia Pty Limited trading as ANU College on behalf of The Australian National University.                                              by Faculty 2017/18
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