University of Adelaide College

The University of Adelaide College is part of the University of Adelaide which is the third oldest university in Australia. Located in Adelaide, South Australia, Adelaide College offers the following pathway programs: Degree Transfer, Foundation Studies, Pre-Masters and English Language.

  • International Students 24%
  • Intakes February/October/March
  • Transfer Yes

School Description

Adelaide College has small class sizes as a result of which students receive great focus from the academic staff, who deliver effective and personalized lessons. Upon completion of any of the pathway programs, students are guaranteed progression to their respective degree program at the University of Adelaide. Pre-Master’s Program students can obtain a Master’s degree in Business and Economics, Health Sciences or Arts at the University of Adelaide.

All of the students at Adelaide College are a part of the University of Adelaide and have access to all the University facilities and resources. The University is located on North Terrace in the Adelaide city centre and is within walking distance from the College. The main campus is home to the university’s main library, document services centre, social clubs, student societies, and sports, fitness and entertainment facilities. Students at Adelaide College can study on the University campus and have access to the student union, clubs and societies. There are several options for housing for students including home-stay (living with a local family), urbanest, university accommodation, student residences and independent rental and shared house accommodation. Additionally, the university’s International Student Advisors provide individual one-on-one support to international students regarding personal, financial, or educational concerns.

  • 01Member of the Group of 8 (Go8), a coalition of Australia’s leading universities.
  • 02The first University in Australia to offer a Pre-Master's program.
  • 03The General Academic English (GAE) pathway program is accredited by the National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS).

Pathway Programs

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Accounting

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in Accounting helps students acquire an understanding of the financial systems in society and the ability to apply their accounting knowledge in financial decision-making for accounting entities. The program is equipped with relevant subject matter required to help students easily progress into their bachelor degree program. 

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program. 

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Arts

    AUD 29,700 Tuition Fee

    Pre-Master's two-semester program: Depending on academic qualifications, English proficiency and master’s destination, students may be able to study a two-semester program (a Bridging semester and a Pre-Master's semester). Upon successful completion of the two-semester program in Arts, students are guaranteed progression to a Master of Arts degree at the University of Adelaide.

    The Bridging semester’s coursework includes Study and Research Skills, Intercultural Studies, Quantitative Skills, Critical Thinking, and Academic English. The Pre-Master’s semester covers four University courses and Academic English. The university courses vary depending on the master’s degree destination.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Arts

    AUD 14,850 Tuition Fee

    Pre-Master's one-semester program: Depending on academic qualifications, English proficiency and master’s destination, students may be able to enrol in the Pre-Master’s semester which is a one-semester program. Upon successful completion of the one-semester program in Arts, students are guaranteed progression to a Master of Arts degree at the University of Adelaide.

    The program covers four University courses and Academic English. The University courses vary depending on the master’s degree destination.

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    Australian Studies

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in Australian Studies explores a wide range of topics from humanities, education and social sciences to broaden the students' perspective of the Australian culture and society. 

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

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    Biology

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in Biology is an introductory program that involves the study of the phenomenon of life, basic biological concepts, and the structure and function of living things. 

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Business

    AUD 36,900 Tuition Fee

    Degree Transfer Program (Extended): The extended program is split into three semesters: the bridging semester, semester one and semester two. The program is designed to provide students with extensive background knowledge on the courses in their chosen degree at the end of which students move into the second year at the University of Adelaide Bachelor Degree Program. The business degree courses include Accounting, Economics, Statistics, Commercial Law and English. 

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Business

    AUD 29,800 Tuition Fee

    Degree Transfer Program (Standard): The standard program allows students with sufficient English and academic qualifications to study the first-year University of Adelaide curriculum with additional support. Once completed, students move into the second year at the University of Adelaide Bachelor Degree Program. The business degree courses include Accounting, Economics, Statistics, Commercial Law and English.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Business

    AUD 29,800 Tuition Fee

    Degree Transfer Program (Accelerate): The accelerated program is available for the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics programs. It enables students to gain entry into the second year of their selected bachelor program at the University of Adelaide in a shorter span of time. The business degree courses include Accounting, Economics, Statistics, Commercial Law and English.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Business and Economics

    AUD 29,700 Tuition Fee

    Pre-Master's two-semester program: Depending on academic qualifications, English proficiency and master’s destination, students may be able to study a two-semester program (a Bridging semester and a Pre-Master's semester). Upon successful completion of the two-semester program in Business and Economics, students are guaranteed progression to a Master of Applied Economics, Finance and Business Economics, Applied Finance, Finance, Accounting, Accounting and Finance, and Professional Accounting degree at the University of Adelaide.

    The Bridging semester’s coursework includes Study and Research Skills, Intercultural Studies, Quantitative Skills, Critical Thinking, and Academic English. The Pre-Master’s semester covers four University courses and Academic English. The university courses vary depending on the master’s degree destination.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Business and Economics

    AUD 14,850 Tuition Fee

    Pre-Master's one-semester program: Depending on academic qualifications, English proficiency and master’s destination, students may be able to enrol in the Pre-Master’s semester which is a one-semester program. Upon successful completion of the one-semester program in Business and Economics, students are guaranteed progression to a Master of Applied Economics, Finance and Business Economics, Applied Finance, Finance, Accounting, Accounting and Finance, and Professional Accounting degree at the University of Adelaide.

    The program covers four University courses and Academic English. The University courses vary depending on the master’s degree destination.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Chemistry

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in Chemistry equips students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for further study in chemistry, engineering, biology or health sciences. 

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Computer Science

    AUD 41,700 Tuition Fee

    Degree Transfer Program (Extended): The extended program is split into three semesters: the bridging semester, semester one and semester two. The program is designed to provide students with extensive background knowledge on the courses in their chosen degree at the end of which students move into the second year at the University of Adelaide Bachelor Degree Program. The Computer Science degree courses include Core Maths, Computing, Programming, Statistics and English.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Computer Science

    AUD 32,200 Tuition Fee

    Degree Transfer Program (Standard): The standard program allows students with sufficient English and academic qualifications to study the first-year University of Adelaide curriculum with additional support. Once completed, students move into the second year at the University of Adelaide Bachelor Degree Program. The Computer Science degree courses include Core Maths, Computing, Programming, Statistics and English.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Computing and Information Systems

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in Computing and Information Systems helps student develops an understanding of computers and information systems that will enable them to practically apply their knowledge. 

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Critical Thinking

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in Critical Thinking gives students the opportunity to successfully study a range of subjects at a University level. Students are taught concepts and methodologies that help develop analytical thinking skills. 

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Design Studies

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in Design Studies focuses on the general principles of creative problem-solving and effectively communicating ideas, information, and products. 

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Economics

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in Economics equips students with the know-how of resource production, allocation, and distribution. Students study microeconomics and macroeconomics. 

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Engineering

    AUD 42,600 Tuition Fee

    Degree Transfer Program (Extended): The extended program is split into three semesters: the bridging semester, semester one and semester two. The program is designed to provide students with extensive background knowledge on the courses in their chosen degree at the end of which students move into the second year at the University of Adelaide Bachelor Degree Program. The Engineering degree courses include Physics, Core Maths, Engineering Maths, Computing/Programming and English.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Engineering

    AUD 32,800 Tuition Fee

    Degree Transfer Program (Standard): The standard program allows students with sufficient English and academic qualifications to study the first-year University of Adelaide curriculum with additional support. Once completed, students move into the second year at the University of Adelaide Bachelor Degree Program. The Engineering degree courses include Physics, Core Maths, Engineering Maths, Computing/Programming and English.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    English For Academic Purposes (EAP)

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in EAP provides an introduction to the Western Academic culture aiming to equip students with the necessary communicative skills to successfully undertake an undergraduate degree.

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    General Mathematics

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in General Mathematics aims to prepare students for tertiary study in health science, psychology and commerce.

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Health Sciences

    AUD 29,700 Tuition Fee

    Pre-Master's two-semester program: Depending on academic qualifications, English proficiency and master’s destination, students may be able to study a two-semester program (a Bridging semester and a Pre-Master's semester). Upon successful completion of the two-semester program in Health Sciences, students are guaranteed progression to a Master of Public Health degree at the University of Adelaide.

    The Bridging semester’s coursework includes Study and Research Skills, Intercultural Studies, Quantitative Skills, Critical Thinking, and Academic English. The Pre-Master’s semester covers four University courses and Academic English. The university courses vary depending on the master’s degree destination.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Health Sciences

    AUD 14,850 Tuition Fee

    Pre-Master's one-semester program: Depending on academic qualifications, English proficiency and master’s destination, students may be able to enrol in the Pre-Master’s semester which is a one-semester program. Upon successful completion of the one-semester program in Health Sciences, students are guaranteed progression to a Master of Public Health degree at the University of Adelaide.

    The program covers four University courses and Academic English. The University courses vary depending on the master’s degree destination.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Mathematical Methods

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in Mathematical Methods gives students the ability to understand mathematical concepts and develop solutions to applied or theoretical mathematical problems. This program satisfies prerequisite requirements for a number of University of Adelaide bachelor degrees.

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Music Appreciation And Practice

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in Music Appreciation and Practice comprise two segments - appreciation and practice. Designed to develop a student’s knowledge of the history of music, this program equips students with analytical and observational skills. Students also get the opportunity to study from a specialist in performance and composition. 

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Musicianship

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in Musicianship helps develop a student's understanding of music, notation, aural recognition, and identification. Students also learn how to analyze rhythm, pitch, tonality, and harmony. The program teaches students different musical techniques as well as other important musical theoretical and practical exercises.

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Nutrition

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in Nutrition enables students to practically apply the knowledge gained to design, evaluate and modify food, health and nutritional lifestyle choices. Students will also learn about food production, labelling and marketing. 

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Physics

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in Physics explores the study of matter and energy by classical and modern physicists.

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Science/Health Science

    AUD 41,700 Tuition Fee

    Degree Transfer Program (Extended): The extended program is split into three semesters: the bridging semester, semester one and semester two. The program is designed to provide students with extensive background knowledge on the courses in their chosen degree at the end of which students move into the second year at the University of Adelaide Bachelor Degree Program. The Science/Health Science degree courses include Chemistry, Biology, Core Maths, Computing and English. 

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Science/Health Science

    AUD 32,200 Tuition Fee

    Degree Transfer Program (Standard): The standard program allows students with sufficient English and academic qualifications to study the first-year University of Adelaide curriculum with additional support. Once completed, students move into the second year at the University of Adelaide Bachelor Degree Program. The Science/Health Science degree courses include Chemistry, Biology, Core Maths, Computing and English.

  • 132 Grenfell St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

    Specialist Mathematics

    AUD 26,500 Tuition Fee

    The Foundation Studies Program in Specialist Mathematics draws on and deepens a student's mathematical knowledge, skills, and understanding, and provides opportunities for students to develop their skills in using rigorous mathematical arguments and proofs and using mathematical models.

    Students in the Program are enrolled as University of Adelaide students with provisional admission to the Degree program of their choice. The admission is conditional upon fulfiling the required grades in the Program.

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