Foundation Studies Program

CRICOS Code 085026J

This is your pathway to a Diploma or Bachelor program. To obtain your Foundation Studies Program certificate, you must complete and pass at least eight out of nine units.

You need to complete four compulsory units:

  • Academic Study Skills
  • Essential Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Accounting.

If you pass all level 2 subjects and achieve an overall grade of 65 percent — with an overall grade of at least 60 percent in Academic Study Skills 2 — you will be eligible for direct entry into the Bachelor of Business, the Bachelor of International Business or the Bachelor of Information Technology. If you pass all level 2 subjects but do not achieve an average of 65 percent overall, you will be able to proceed to the Diploma of Business or Diploma of Information Technology.

Note: this program is only available to international students.


8 months


February, June, October

Please note: La Trobe University Sydney Campus offers foundation as an alternative entry point to our degree programmes. This course is delivered on behalf of Navitas Bundoora Pty Ltd, a Higher Education provider, CRICOS 03312D.