WELCOME TO OUR MELBOURNE CAMPUS

The University of Adelaide is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight universities and is consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world. In 2020, the University of Adelaide opened an interstate campus for the first time in its 147-year history. Located in Docklands, Melbourne the campus provides an innovative, 21st-century education to a growing community of learners, with the same exceptional teaching and student experience that the University is renowned for.

In partnership with the University of Adelaide we are proud to be offering a range of pathway programs for students in Melbourne.

As the preferred pathway provider for the University of Adelaide you can have confidence that the program you study with us will help prepare you for university study. Once you successfully complete your program at the College, you’re guaranteed entry to your packaged degree at the University. Our timetable ensures we have very small class sizes, so you can always rely on individual support and assistance from your teachers.

We are your alternative entry pathway to the University of Adelaide, with local campus support in the heart of Melbourne. Welcome to the University of Adelaide College, Melbourne Campus.

ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS

As a student at the Melbourne Campus, you will have access to first-class amenities in our purpose-built home at Docklands. For your convenience, the College and University are located together in the same building. View our 2022 Prospectus here for program details.

FOUNDATION STUDIES PROGRAM

Course Name: Foundation Studies Program (Standard)
CRICOS Course Code: 041530A

If you have completed the equivalent of Australian Year 11, you can join our Foundation Studies Program When you complete your study in the Foundation Studies Program you will progress to the Degree Transfer Program, and with successful completion you will be eligible to enter into your bachelor’s degree at the University of Adelaide, Melbourne Campus.

  
Program length:40 weeks (35 teaching weeks)
Intake dates:View our academic calendar for intake dates and other key dates
English entry requirements:IELTS 5.5 overall (all bands above 5.0) or equivalent
Academic entry requirements:Australian Year 11 or equivalent
CoursesEnglish for Academic
Purposes A and B
Critical Thinking A and B
General Maths A and B
Computing and Information
Systems A and B
Accounting A and B
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THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE

THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE COLLEGE

Area of studyBachelor degrees at the University of Adelaide, Melbourne CampusRequired progression score from the University of Adelaide CollegeIntakesRecommended subjects
Standard
MarchAugust
Business and EconomicsBachelor of Commerce74%English for Academic Purposes A and B

Critical Thinking A and B

General Maths A and B

Computing and Information Systems A and B

Accounting A and B
Computer Science /ITBachelor of Information Technology74%
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Note: Students should consult Degree Finder for degree prerequisites. You may be able to choose a major or double major, dependent on meeting progression score requirements. You can also talk to us! Student Services are here to help you.

Access to Foundation Studies courses may vary depending on the time of intake and bachelor’s degree choice. Listed courses are indicative only, and are subject to change. Courses offered by the University of Adelaide College, Melbourne Campus may change based on the University of Adelaide requirements.

DEGREE TRANSFER PROGRAM

Course Name: Degree Transfer Program Standard – Business
CRICOS Course Code: 086313E

Course Name: Degree Transfer Program Standard – Information Technology
CRICOS Course Code: 0101441

After your Foundation Studies you will progress to our Degree Transfer Program. When you successfully complete your Degree Transfer Program, you’re guaranteed entry straight into the second year of your bachelor’s degree at the University of Adelaide.

You will study a total of eight University courses over two semesters, plus a total of two language courses. The University courses are the same as those you would study in first year at University and you will receive full credit for all University courses you successfully complete.

  
Program length:12 months
Two semesters
Intake dates:View our academic calendar for intake dates and other key dates
English entry requirements:IELTS 5.5 overall (speaking and writing band 5.5 or above, with no other band below 5.0) or equivalent
Academic entry requirements:Australian year 12 or equivalent
Courses - BusinessAcademic English
Accounting Foundations
Business Finance
Business Lifecycles
Data Analytics
Financial Institutions Management
Introduction to Marketing
Personal Professional Development
Principles of Economics
Courses - Information TechnologyAcademic English A
Academic English B
Accounting Foundations
Business Finance
Business Lifecycles
Design Thinking: Problems to Practice
Foundations of Project Management
Introduction to Computer Systems,
Networks and Security
Introduction to Programming IT
IT Project
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THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE

THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE COLLEGE

Area of studySecond year bachelor degree destination at the University of AdelaideIntakesDegree Transfer Program Standard and Accelerated Courses (students must complete five courses* each semester)
StandardSemester 1
FebruaryJuly
Business and EconomicsBachelor of Commerce^Academic English

Accounting Foundations

Business Finance

Business Lifecycles

Data Analytics

Financial Institutions
Management

Introduction to Marketing

Personal Professional Development

Principles of Economics
Computer Science /ITBachelor of Information TechnologyAcademic English A

Academic English B

Accounting Foundations

Business Finance

Business Lifecycles

Design Thinking: Problems to Practice

Foundations of Project Management

Introduction to Computer Systems, Networks and Security

Introduction to Programming IT

IT Project
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Note: Not all courses will be offered in every intake and are subject to demand. Students should consult Degree Finder for degree prerequisites. You can also talk to us! Student Services are here to help you.

* Course names were correct at the time of publishing but may be subject to change at the discretion of the University of Adelaide.

^ This degrees offer majors. Depending on your major there will be required courses you will need to study. Our Student Services can advise you of these.

Access to Degree Transfer courses may vary depending on the time of intake and bachelor’s degree choice. Listed courses are indicative only, and are subject to change. Courses offered by the University of Adelaide College may change based on the University of Adelaide requirements.

Once you graduate you will progress into the second year of your packaged bachelor’s degree at the University of Adelaide:

AREAS OF STUDY

Business and Economics

Computer Science / IT

PRE-MASTER’S PROGRAM

Course Name: Pre-Master’s Program
CRICOS Course Code: 094934J

The College is the first education provider in Australia to offer a postgraduate bridging course to a Group of Eight university.

You will study bridging courses to develop your study, research and English skills, followed by four credit-bearing University courses in your chosen academic discipline. You will receive full credit for all University courses you successfully complete.

 Pre-Master's ProgramPre-Master's Program (Accelerated)
Program lengthTwo semestersOne semester
Program structureFive study and research skills courses
Four credit-bearing postgraduate courses
Two Academic English courses
Four credit-bearing postgraduate courses
One Academic English course
Intake datesView our academic calendar for intake dates and other key datesView our academic calendar for intake dates and other key dates
English entry requirementsIELTS 5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above) or equivalentIELTS 6.0 overall (all bands 5.5 or above) or equivalent
Academic entry requirementsSuccessful completion of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
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CoursesPRE-MASTER'S PROGRAM - BUSINESS STREAMPRE-MASTER'S PROGRAM - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STREAM
Academic English AAcademic English A
Critical Thinking for Postgraduate StudiesCritical Thinking for Postgraduate Studies
Intercultural StudiesIntercultural Studies
Quantitative Skills for Postgraduate StudiesQuantitative Skills for Postgraduate Studies
Study and Research SkillsStudy and Research Skills
Academic English B*Academic English B*
Accounting Concepts and MethodsFoundations of Computer Science
Principles of FinanceEngineering Communication and Critical Thinking
Quantitative MethodsProject Management Fundamentals
Economic Principles
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THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE

THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE COLLEGE

Area of studySecond year bachelor degree destination at the University of AdelaideIntakesIntakes
Pre-Master's Program Pre-Master's Program (Accelerated)Pre-Master's Program preparatory coursesPre-Master's Program credit-bearing University of Adelaide courses
SemesterSemesterSemesterSemester
MarchOctoberFebruaryJuly
Business and EconomicsMaster of AccountingAcademic English A

Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Studies

Intercultural Studies

Quantitative Skills for Postgraduate Studies

Study and Research Skills
Academic English B*

Accounting Concepts and Methods

Economic Principles

Principles of Finance

Quantitative Methods
Master of Accounting and Finance
Master of Applied Finance
Master of Finance
Master of Professional Accounting
Computer ScienceMaster of Computing and InnovationAcademic English B*

Foundations of Computer Science (6 units)

Engineering Commuincation and Critical Thinking

Project Management Fundamentals
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Note: Not all courses will be offered in every intake and are subject to demand. Students should consult adelaide.edu.au/degree-finder for credit-bearing course information. You can also talk to us! Student Services are here to help you.

Students enrolled in the Pre-Master’s Program will complete a total of 10 courses over 12 months. Students who qualify for the Pre-Master’s Program (Accelerated) will study 5 courses over 8 months.

Foundations of Computer Science is 6 credit units rather than 3 credit units.

* Academic English B is not a credit-bearing University of Adelaide course

Access to Pre-Master’s Program courses may vary depending on the time of intake and master’s degree choice. Listed courses are indicative only, and are subject to change. Courses offered by the University of Adelaide College may change based on the University of Adelaide requirements.

Once you graduate you will progress into your packaged master’s degree at the University of Adelaide.

AREAS OF STUDY

Business and Economics

Computer Science

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS

Course Name: English for Academic Purposes
CRICOS Course Code: 069098D

General Academic English
CRICOS Course Code: 094050A

Our English Language Programs are courses designed to help you excel in your chosen field. Learn to communicate with confidence and improve essential study skills in an English-speaking academic environment. Our courses are designed and taught by highly qualified and experienced English language teaching professionals. Students have voted University of Adelaide College as having the best English programs in Australia in the 2020 English Language Barometer (ELB) survey. The College is a member of English Australia and it is quality endorsed by the National English Language Teaching Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) endorsement.

 
IntakesCorresponds with chosen Foundation Studies Program, Degree Transfer Program or Pre-Master’s Program entry
Contact hours20 hours per week
Class sizeMaximum 18
Recommended study durationYou will be required to complete the recommended program duration according
to your current English level. Your English levels will be assessed before you begin
your General Academic English and/or English for Academic Purposes course.
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 RECOMMENDED DURATION FOR
FOUNDATION STUDIES PROGRAM, DEGREE
TRANSFER PROGRAM (EXTENDED) AND
PRE-MASTER’S PROGRAM*
IELTS 4.5 (TWO BANDS OF 4.0 AND ONE BAND OF 4.5) OR EQUIVALENT30 weeks^
IELTS 4.5 (THREE BANDS OF 4.5 OR HIGHER) OR EQUIVALENT25 weeks^
IELTS 5.0 (NO MORE THAN ONE BAND OF 4.0) OR EQUIVALENT20 weeks
IELTS 5.0 (NO MORE THAN TWO BANDS OF 4.5) OR EQUIVALENT15 weeks
IELTS 5.0 (NO MORE THAN ONE BAND OF 4.5) OR EQUIVALENT10 weeks
IELTS 5.0 (ALL BANDS 5.0 OR ABOVE) OR EQUIVALENTFive weeks
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Note: All applications will be assessed on an individual basis. For Pre-Master’s Program, English language requirements will depend on master’s program
and academic qualifications. For all other programs other entry criteria may apply. Please ask us for details.
* Only available to the Pre-Master’s Program with a length of two semesters.
^ Not available to the Pre-Master’s Program as 20 weeks is maximum duration.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2022

To find all the important dates in the year, including enrolment dates and program start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

ENGLISH ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  English Entry Requirements  
ProgramIELTSiBT TOEFLPearson Test of English
Foundation StudiesIELTS 5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above) or equivalent50 overall (15 or above in speaking and writing)46
Degree Transfer ProgramIELTS 5.5 overall (speaking and writing band 5.5 or
above with no band below 5.0) or equivalent
50 overall (16 or above in speaking and writing)48
Pre-Master's ProgramTwo semestersIELTS 5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above) or equivalent50 overall (15 or above in speaking and writing)46
One semesterIELTS 6.0 overall (all bands 5.5 or above) or equivalent57 overall (17 or above in speaking and writing)50
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FEES

We can’t wait for you to study a pathway program with us! Fees for 2022 can all be found on our Fees page.

MEET YOU IN MELBOURNE

Melbourne boasts a packed program of festivals, events, markets and exhibitions as well as Australia’s best and most stylish shopping, excellent coffee, art-filled laneways, a thriving cultural and music scene and much more! Melbourne also plays host to a great range of sporting events throughout the year including Aussie Rules football, soccer, rugby and grand slam tennis. Melbourne is also rated as one of the best student cities in the world.

The University of Adelaide, Melbourne Campus is located on the western fringe of the city in Docklands. The free city circle tram stops at our front door, and there are high-end shopping, cinemas and hotels just a short stroll away. On our campus, you’ll find everything you need including academic support, career services, and of course student ambassadors who will welcome you and introduce you to the neighbourhood.

Each year more than 200,000 international students from over 170 countries choose to come to Victoria to study. Study Melbourne will connect you to a community of international students, to help you have the best possible time while studying and living in Melbourne.

Find out why you should choose Melbourne as your destination to study:

ACCOMMODATION

We can’t wait to welcome you here! Accommodation plays an important part in creating a solid foundation for your academic success and personal growth. Maybe you will want to try staying with an Australian family, for a full cultural experience. Or perhaps, you’d like to live in a shared house with friends. If you want some privacy and quiet, you might prefer your own studio apartment. We can help you find a home that suits your particular needs.

Contact our Accommodation Manager to chat about your needs.
Email: collegeservices@adelaide.edu.au
Telephone:+61 8 8313 3229

At the University of Adelaide College Melbourne Campus, we specialise in providing students with the first step towards undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of Adelaide – one of the prestigious Group of Eight universities.

International students who choose to study at the Melbourne Campus are provided with a strong academic program, presented by experienced and highly qualified teachers. By ensuring our students work in small classes we are able to provide individual attention, support and guidance.

Ensuring that students feel part of our College community is one of our major priorities. There are a number of dedicated and caring professionals whose role it is to ensure that students feel at home at the College and are supported in their studies.

On behalf of all our staff I extend an invitation to you to join us here at the University of Adelaide College Melbourne Campus. It is a wonderful place to study and I am confident that you will enjoy your time here.

Siobhan Guy
National Campus Director
The University of Adelaide College.

Last updated: Tuesday, 14 Jun 2022
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