JYAC Foundations at VU

VU course code: JYAC | Level of study: Short course (non-award)
13 weeks
In person
City Campus, Footscray Park
11 June 2024
26 May 2024


Study the fully-funded Foundations at Victoria University, to reach your goal of studying a higher education undergraduate or diploma course.

In this course, you'll be introduced to a broad range of study skills needed to complete further study.

You'll learn valuable skills such as:

  • how to plan, research, write and present assignments to meet university standards
  • how to evaluate, analyse, and interpret complex data/text in order to form arguments and reach a conclusion
  • better ways to use technology to complete your coursework.

You will also gain a better sense of what course or career you'd like to pursue next, develop confidence in your ability to continue tertiary education and become familiar with VU's support services.

Completing our Foundations 13-week course can help you get your higher-education plans back on track.

Entry requirements

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.

Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Pathways to further study

Course Structure

To satisfactorily complete the Foundations at VU course students will need to pass four units:

  • two core units
  • two discipline specific units

Students will be advised that it may be a requirement to undertake a Mathematics unit in order to satisfy the conditions of entry into some Victoria University undergraduate degrees or higher education diplomas.

Course delivery


This course is fully government funded, and you will not incur a debt for tuition fees. You will need to pay non-tuition fees, including the annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF).