Start your pathway to further studies with the Bond University College University Preparation Program
The Bond University College - University Preparation Program prepares you for your university degree. Students learn the core academic skills required for entry into undergraduate study. Bond University College offers its students: state-of-the-art facilities, small class sizes and access to some of the world’s best teaching staff.
The Bond University College - University Preparation Program is open to Australian students, on a full time, flexible and/ or part-time basis who have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent or who have commensurate work experience.
The Bond University College - University Preparation Program is available to domestic students only. Please go to the Bond University College Foundation Program if you are an international student.
Study in a university environment and be integrated into the Bond community from day one.
As a Bond University College student, you are treated as a Bond University student from day one. This includes having full access to Bond's state-of-the-art facilities including the gymnasium and pool.The Bond University College University Preparation Program guarantees students a place in an undergraduate program in the faculties of Law, Business, Health Sciences* and Society & Design, provided their grades meet entry requirements. The Bond University College University Preparation Program also provides access to undergraduate programs at other Australian universities.
*with the exception of the Medical program.
What our students say
- Small class sizes offering personalised attention
- Extra learning support to prepare you for university study
- Study in a university environment, with full-use of the university facilities from day one and become a valued member of the Bond community
About the program
The Bond University College – University Preparation Program provides a pathway for domestic students to pursue undergraduate studies. Students learn the core academic and English language skills, as well as the independent learning skills required for entry to a range undergraduate programs at Bond University. The campus offers its students state-of-the-art facilities, small class sizes and highly qualified and experienced academic staff. Show more
The Bond University College – University Preparation Program provides a pathway for domestic students to pursue undergraduate studies. Students learn the core academic and English language skills, as well as the independent learning skills required for entry to a range undergraduate programs at Bond University. The campus offers its students state-of-the-art facilities, small class sizes and highly qualified and experienced academic staff. The program is open to domestic students who have completed the equivalent of Australian Year 11 on a full-time or part-time basis. The Bond University College – University Preparation Program is open to domestic students, on a full-time, flexible and/ or part-time basis. Show less
|Duration||2 semesters (8 months)|
|Program type||Bond College Program|
|Study area||Foundation Programs|
|CRICOS code||This program is not available to international students who intend to apply for a student visa.|
|Credit for prior study||For more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]|
The Bond University Preparation Program comprises of two semesters and eight (8) subjects, as follows:
University Preparation Program subject offerings
Students must complete the following six (6) subjects:
- BCUP01-001 Academic Skills
- BCUP01-011 Introduction to Entrepreneurship & Innovation
- BCUP01-004 Foundation Mathematics 1
- BCUP01-006 Literature in English
- BCUP01-008 Introduction to Multimedia
- BCUP01-009 World History and Politics
Students must also complete two (2) subjects from the following offerings:
- BCUP01-007 Introduction to Economics
- BCUP01-002 Society & Culture
- BCUP01-012 Foundation Mathematics 2
- STAT10-100 Elementary Maths (compulsory subject for HSM pathway only)
View full details on the recommended study sequence and enrolment order for this program.
Bond University College’s teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, teacher consultation sessions, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, computer labs and group projects.
Note: There is no direct pathway from Bond University College into the Medical program. Refer to the Medical Program section of the Bond University website for entry information.
The total program fees for the Bond University College - University Preparation Program are:
When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.
This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.
Students entering the Bond University College - University Preparation Program will have completed the academic requirements of Australian Year 11 or an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Certificate III.
For more information on academic requirements, email [email protected]