Study at VU

Foundation studies courses

Our foundation studies courses are developed for those in the community that would like to gain employment or go on to further education.

We offer many courses designed to help you improve your language, writing, study and numeracy skills. Our courses are aimed at young people, mature aged students, migrants and refugees, Indigenous Australians and students with special needs.

Careers

Our courses are designed to help you develop and transition into:

  • further education and training
  • employment 
  • vocational courses.

Colleges

Our foundation studies courses are provided by VU College, VU English and Victoria University Polytechnic.

Short courses 3 courses

Code:
VNEAP
Duration:
1000 hours
Campus:
City Flinders
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.
Code:
JQAG
Fees (2016):

2018: A$9,300*
2019: A$10,000*
* fee per semester

Intakes (2016):

2018: October
2019: June and October

Duration:
26 weeks
Campus:
Footscray Park

Our International Foundations standard program prepares international students for entry into the first year of university study at VU.

Code:
JQAH
Fees (2016):

2019: A$10,000*
* fee per semester

Intakes (2016):

2019: February and June

Duration:
39 weeks
Campus:
Footscray Park

Our International Foundations extended program prepares international students for entry into the first year of university study at VU.

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