University of Canberra College

University of Canberra College (UCC) is a pathway college to the University of Canberra (UC). Located on the University’s Bruce Campus in Australia, UCC offers International Foundation Studies, Diploma Entry Programs, and Graduate Certificate in Academic Foundations.

  • Average Tuition AUD 20,280
  • Students 2,200
  • Total Annual Cost AUD 20,280
  • Intakes February/June/October
  • Application Deadline December 1/ June 1
  • Transfer Yes

School Description

The University of Canberra College (UCC) offers pathway programs to students who wish to improve their English language skills or obtain skills and specific knowledge to be eligible to enter a University of Canberra (UC) degree. UCC offers a variety of pathway programs for international students. The University of Canberra International Foundation Studies prepares students for entry into the first year of a UC bachelor’s degree. The Diploma Entry Program prepares students for university and the diploma counts towards the first year of some UC bachelors degrees. The Graduate Certificate in Academic Foundations leads to UC Masters Degrees. Faculties at UC include Art, Design, Business, Government, Law, Education, Health, Science and Technology.

UCC offers its students on-campus and off-campus accommodation options. Students have access to laboratories, research facilities, sporting facilities, and student spaces that are fully equipped with WiFi and projection screens.

Pathway Programs

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Arts/Humanities/Society

    AUD 23,000 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The International Foundation Studies Program is one-year long. It is ideal for students wanting to gain entry into the first year of a bachelors degree program at the University of Canberra. The program is equivalent to Australian Year 12 and focuses strongly on the development of English language skills. The program is a multi-field program focused on four key disciplines: English, Mathematics, Technology, and Arts/Humanities/Society.

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Business

    AUD 19,380 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway; The Diploma of Business is 8 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 6.0 (or TOEFL, PTE, CAE, CPE equivalent).

    The Diploma of Business enables students to develop the knowledge and skills to help them succeed in business-related tasks. The successful completion of the Diploma leads to the second-year at University of Canberra Bachelors Degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Event and Tourism Management, Finance, International Business, Marketing Mangement, and Politics and International Relations.

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Business (Extended)

    AUD 29,070 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Business Extended is 12 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 5.5 (or TOEFL, PTE, CAE, CPE equivalent).

    The Diploma of Business enables students to develop the knowledge and skills to help them succeed in business-related tasks. The successful completion of the Diploma leads to the second-year at University of Canberra Bachelors Degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Event and Tourism Management, Finance, International Business, Marketing Mangement, and Politics and International Relations.

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Business Informatics

    AUD 19,380 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway; The Diploma of Business Informatics is 8 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 6.0 (or TOEFL, PTE, CAE, CPE equivalent).

    The program focuses on the issues surrounding business informatics and concepts related to Information Technology. The successful completion of the program leads to the Bachelors of Business Informatics at the University of Canberra.


  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Business Informatics (Extended)

    AUD 29,070 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Business Informatics Extended is 12 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 5.5 (or TOEFL, PTE, CAE, CPE equivalent). 

    The program focuses on the issues surrounding business informatics and concepts related to Information Technology. The successful completion of the program leads to the Bachelors of Business Informatics at the University of Canberra.

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Business, Government and Law

    AUD 13,080 Tuition Fee

    Master's Pathway: The Graduate Certificate in Academic Foundations (GCAF) offers students the opportunity to develop the skills required to succeed in a postgraduate study environment. The coursework includes Managing People, Introduction to Critical Thinking, Academic Writing and Research Skills, and Intercultural Academic Communication. The program is 6 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 6.0.

    The successful completion of the program leads to University of Canberra Master's Degrees in Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Management, Master of Business Management (Executive Leadership), Master of Business Management (Human Resource Management), Master of Business Management (International Business), Master of Business Management (Legal Studies), Master of Business Management (Marketing), Master of Business Management (Project Management), Master of Business Management (Public Administration), Master of Business Management (Sports Management), Master of Professional Accounting, and Master of Public Administration.

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Business, Government and Law

    AUD 13,080 Tuition Fee

    Master's Pathway: The Graduate Certificate in Academic Foundations (GCAF) offers students the opportunity to develop the skills required to succeed in a postgraduate study environment. The coursework includes Managing People, Introduction to Critical Thinking, Academic Writing and Research Skills, and Intercultural Academic Communication. The program is 6 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 6.0.

    The successful completion of the program leads to University of Canberra Master's Degrees in Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Management, Master of Business Management (Executive Leadership), Master of Business Management (Human Resource Management), Master of Business Management (International Business), Master of Business Management (Legal Studies), Master of Business Management (Marketing), Master of Business Management (Project Management), Master of Business Management (Public Administration), Master of Business Management (Sports Management), Master of Professional Accounting, and Master of Public Administration.

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Business, Government and Law

    AUD 13,080 Tuition Fee

    Master's Pathway: The Graduate Certificate in Academic Foundations (GCAF) offers students the opportunity to develop the skills required to succeed in a postgraduate study environment. The coursework includes Managing People, Introduction to Critical Thinking, Academic Writing and Research Skills, and Intercultural Academic Communication. The program is 6 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 6.0.

    The successful completion of the program leads to University of Canberra Master's Degrees in Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Management, Master of Business Management (Executive Leadership), Master of Business Management (Human Resource Management), Master of Business Management (International Business), Master of Business Management (Legal Studies), Master of Business Management (Marketing), Master of Business Management (Project Management), Master of Business Management (Public Administration), Master of Business Management (Sports Management), Master of Professional Accounting, and Master of Public Administration.

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Communication

    AUD 19,380 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Communication is 8 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 6.0 (or TOEFL, PTE, CAE, CPE equivalent).

    The program focuses on equipping students with the skills and knowledge required to succeed in communications. The successful completion of the program leads to Bachelors of Arts, Communication in Advertising or Public Relations or Media Arts and Public Affairs, Media Arts and Production and Journalism from the University of Canberra.

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Communication (Extended)

    AUD 29,070 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Communication Extended is 12 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 5.5 (or TOEFL, PTE, CAE, CPE equivalent).

    The program focuses on equipping students with the skills and knowledge required to succeed in communications. The successful completion of the program leads to Bachelors of Arts, Communication in Advertising or Public Relations or Media Arts and Public Affairs, Media Arts and Production and Journalism from the University of Canberra. 

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Design

    AUD 22,760 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Communication is 8 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 6.0 (or TOEFL, PTE, CAE, CPE equivalent).

    The Diploma of Design equips students with the skill set for creative thinking, visual communication, technology, and 2D and 3D design. The successful completion of the Diploma leads to Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture and Landscape Design from the University of Canberra. 

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Design (Extended)

    AUD 27,430 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Communication Extended is 12 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 5.5 (or TOEFL, PTE, CAE, CPE equivalent).

    The Diploma of Design equips students with the skill set for creative thinking, visual communication, technology, and 2D and 3D design. The successful completion of the Diploma leads to Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture and Landscape Design from the University of Canberra. 

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Education

    AUD 13,080 Tuition Fee

    Master's Pathway: The Graduate Certificate in Academic Foundations (GCAF) offers students the opportunity to develop the skills required to succeed in a postgraduate study environment. The coursework includes Managing People, Introduction to Critical Thinking, Academic Writing and Research Skills, and Intercultural Academic Communication. The program is 6 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 6.0.

    The successful completion of the program leads to University of Canberra Master's Degree in Education Studies. 

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    English

    AUD 23,000 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The International Foundation Studies Program is one-year long. It is ideal for students wanting to gain entry into the first year of a bachelors degree program at the University of Canberra. The program is equivalent to Australian Year 12 and focuses strongly on the development of English language skills. The program is a multi-field program focused on four key disciplines: English, Mathematics, Technology, and Arts/Humanities/Society.

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Information Technology

    AUD 19,380 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Communication is 8 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 6.0 (or TOEFL, PTE, CAE, CPE equivalent).

    The Diploma of Information Technology equips students with the skills and knowledge required for understanding any field of contemporary information technology. The successful completion of the Diploma leads to Bachelor of Information Technology, Bachelor of Business Informatics, and Bachelor of Software Engineering from the University of Canberra. 

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Information Technology (Extended)

    AUD 29,070 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Communication Extended is 12 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 5.5 (or TOEFL, PTE, CAE, CPE equivalent).

    The Diploma of Information Technology equips students with the skills and knowledge required for understanding any field of contemporary information technology. The successful completion of the Diploma leads to Bachelor of Information Technology, Bachelor of Business Informatics, and Bachelor of Software Engineering from the University of Canberra. 

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Mathematics

    AUD 23,000 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The International Foundation Studies Program is one-year long. It is ideal for students wanting to gain entry into the first year of a bachelors degree program at the University of Canberra. The program is equivalent to Australian Year 12 and focuses strongly on the development of English language skills. The program is a multi-field program focused on four key disciplines: English, Mathematics, Technology, and Arts/Humanities/Society.

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Network and Software Engineering

    AUD 28,500 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Network and Software Engineering is 12 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 6.0 (or TOEFL, PTE, CAE, CPE equivalent).

    The Diploma of Network and Software Engineering equips students with in-depth knowledge of design, development, and software-based systems. The successful completion of the program leads to University of Canberra Bachelors degrees in Network and Software Engineering and Software Engineering. 

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Science and Technology

    AUD 13,080 Tuition Fee

    Master's Pathway: The Graduate Certificate in Academic Foundations (GCAF) offers students the opportunity to develop the skills required to succeed in a postgraduate study environment. The coursework includes Managing People, Introduction to Critical Thinking, Academic Writing and Research Skills, and Intercultural Academic Communication. The program is 6 months long and suitable for international students with IELTS 6.0.

    The successful completion of the program leads to University of Canberra Master's Degrees in Business Informatics, Master of Information Technology, and Master of Information Technology and Systems.

  • Building level B 2617/5 University Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia

    Technology

    AUD 23,000 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The International Foundation Studies Program is one-year long. It is ideal for students wanting to gain entry into the first year of a bachelors degree program at the University of Canberra. The program is equivalent to Australian Year 12 and focuses strongly on the development of English language skills. The program is a multi-field program focused on four key disciplines: English, Mathematics, Technology, and Arts/Humanities/Society.

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  • GPA Required
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 46
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50
  • Minimum PTE 42

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    Established in 2015

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    Students are required to have a TOEFL score of 60, an IELTS score of 6 and a PTE score of 50 for submission into the Pre-Master's foundation program.

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