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Distance from the USPP Campus
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Location Distance

Bondi Beach 9km Welcome 6


Bus stop to the city 10m
The University of Sydney 8
Central Station 2.4km
Why study the University of Sydney
Green Square train station 0.6km Preparation Programs (USPP) 12
The University of Sydney 3km

Contents
International Airport 7.8km Life in Sydney 14
Sydney City 3.9km Your home away from home 16
Studying University of Sydney
Preparation Programs 18
Help and support 20
Expert teaching  22

Programs

About The University of Sydney


Foundation Program (USFP)
Sydney City and The High Achievers
Preparation Program (HAPP) 24
Course information
and start dates  26

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Course structures  28
Subject descriptions 34

University of Sydney USFP entry requirements 42
Preparation Programs
The University of Sydney HAPP entry requirements 43
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The University of Sydney


entry requirements 44

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CareerAhead 49

Academic English
Preparation (AEP) 50

Apply

International students
How to apply 52
Application for admission form 53

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Program fees
and additional costs 55
USFP provided
a unique pathway
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to fulfil a dream

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that I thought
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was nearly

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impossible.
I saw it as the
perfect place to
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start my higher
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Arthika, Sri Lanka
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University of Sydney Foundation Program (USFP) graduate,
now studying Bachelor of Advanced Science at the University of Sydney
Welcome

Students and researchers come to the University


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of Sydney from all over the world to prepare

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for a life of challenge and change.

The diversity of our students and staff is matched


by the wide range of courses we offer we stand out
among Australias leading universities in the breadth
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of subjects you can study here. The University of Sydney is


the institution of choice for more than 20,000 international

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students from more than 130 different countries.

The University of Sydney Foundation Program (USFP)


and High Achievers Preparation Program (HAPP),
provide ideal support for our undergraduate programs.
By choosing these pathways you will have the chance
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to join many of the finest students and teachers in


one of the worlds leading universities.

Dr Michael Spence
Vice-Chancellor and Principal
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The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is one of the


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world's top research universities and
a member of the prestigious Group
of Eight network.
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The University of Sydney's reputation spans more than 160 years,

The University of Sydney


and is ranked in the top 50 universities* in the world.

Ourcurrent enrolment of more than 60,000 students


(includingmore than 20,000 international students
representingmore than 130 nationalities), enjoy an academic
experience of the highest quality.
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*QS World University Rankings 2016/17
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Great Sydney location State-of-the-art learning Experienced faculty Campus life Facts and figures
The University of Sydney is located in We have all the resources you will Academics from around the world The University is ranked No.1 for Number

one of the worlds best cities and you need right on campus, including bring intensive teaching and business student experience in Australia with
Students
are never far from Sydneys famous Australias largest university library experience that will inspire your more than 200 clubs and societies

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harbour, Opera House or beaches. and state-of-the-art technical, learning. The University is not just on campus^, from academic groups Undergraduate students 37,000
Studying on a beautiful campus, you computing and research facilities. about teaching. We take real-life to food, sport and debating clubs, Postgraduate coursework students 23,000
will be surrounded by green parkland As a top research university we problems and look at them from all so there is sure to be something for
Postgraduate research students 5,000
and a mix of rich heritage and modern offer the widest range of research angles, uniting the expertise and you. Run by students for students,
architecture. programs and receive top funding insights of staff and students across our choice of clubs are a great way Total 65,000

from the Australian government. multiple disciplines. to meet friends who share your International students 21,000
interests.
Diversity and Depth
A history of excellence
Countries represented in the 130+
student population
Over the past 160 years, we have
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maintained a long tradition of Alumni 300,000+


excellence in education where we Faculties and schools 16
develop curious minds and embrace
ARC centres of excellence 3
challenge and change. We have
influential alumni in public and Academic staff 3,520

private sectors around the world. Items in University Library 5.2


Holding integrity and quality close million+

to our hearts, students, staff, alumni, Student clubs and societies 200+
business, industry and government
alike are proud to be connected Worldwide Rankings
to the University of Sydney. QS World University Rankings 2016/17 46

THE World University Ranking 2016/17 60

The Daily Telegraph (United Kingdom) top


and The Huffington Post 10
(United States)*

Ranked 1st in Australia and 14th in the


world for graduate employability**

* N
amed among the worlds top 10 most
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beautiful universities.
** QS graduate employability
rankings 2016.
^ QS World University Rankings 2015-16.
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Why study the University of Sydney
Preparation Programs (USPP)

Each University of Sydney Preparation Program provides


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the academic foundation you need to progress to your

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chosen undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney.
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About the Programs Top performers (achieving a GPA of 9.3 or greater)


A choice of programs You will gain: Student Name Course offered at the University of Sydney

We offer a range of start dates and Progression to your chosen BENEDICTA Bachelor of Medical Science
course lengths depending on your

Why study the University of Sydney Preparation Programs (USPP)


undergraduate degree at DU Xinyao Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) /
academic level, time available, and the University of Sydney Bachelor of Project Management
university degree you wish to progress upon successful completion KONG Lingfei Bachelor of Commerce
on to study. Courses range from our of your desired program
17-week High Achievers Preparation LAI Huiwan Bachelor of Science / M Nutrition & Dietetics

Program to a 59-week Extended A smooth transition to university


LEONG Sook Mun Hannah Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology)
Foundation Program. Excellent preparation for starting
MAK Hoi Tim Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy)
undergraduate study
MENG Ke Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Biomedical)
Expert teaching Greater independent learning
The USPP faculty are experienced and critical thinking capabilities NG Ting Yi Debbie Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology)
in teaching international students NSEKELA Diana Matilda Bachelor of International and Global Studies /
A network of friends from
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and will inspire you to learn through B Laws


High progression rate
engaging and varied teaching around the world who have
OH Kyoungjoon Bachelor of Medical Science
It's about real learning. methods. A combination of shared your journey to the
independent study and group University of Sydney QU Qiang Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Nearly 100% of USFP students go
It's about real work. Bachelor of Commerce
on to study at a tertiary institution
work will develop your research, Support and advice through our
It's about personality. presentation and leadership skills dedicated Mentoring Program
SOK Bunyim Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Electrical) upon graduation
It's about how you to ensure you are thoroughly (for students studying the High TAKAHASHI Natsumi Bachelor of International and Global Studies In 2015, our year end graduating
develop yourself. prepared for your degree at Achievers Preparation Program). WANG Ziyuan Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / students achieved the following
the University. Bachelor of Commerce results:
Kate Quality assurance
Ukraine The University of Sydney Foundation
YAO Shun Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) 88.4% received offers to the
USFP student Essential preparation for university Programs (USFP) meet the requirements
University of Sydney
ZHANG Jingyi Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) /
for Foundation Programs which have
The University of Sydney and USPP been registered on CRICOS for delivery
Bachelor of Commerce
teams worked together to create the in Australia to overseas students
86.7% achieved a GPA greater
ZHU Jiale Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil)
perfect academic providing an academic preparation for than 6.5.
students seeking entry to first year
stepping stone towards university- undergraduate study or its equivalent.

level education. We offer a choice Scholarships


of programs with the University of Every year our high performing
students are awarded scholarships
Sydney Foundation Programs and to support their further study
High Achievers Preparation Program. at the University of Sydney.
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Find out more about our programs
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Life in Sydney

Set around a World-class culture


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Sydney hosts world-class exhibitions


beautiful natural at institutions such as The Australian

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Museum and Art Gallery of New
harbour, Sydney South Wales. There are also regular
provides a stunning performances of ballet, theatre
productions and opera at the famous
setting for your Opera House, the Sydney Theatre
Company and many other venues
studies. throughout the city.
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Food from around the globe Key facts


Enjoy a meal at some of Sydney's
famous 'eat streets' which have Population: 4.6 million
a truly global range of cuisines,

Life in Sydney
including Italian, Greek, French, Australias oldest and largest city
Spanish, Lebanese and Thai. Ranked in the top 5 of the 50 best
cities in the world to live, work
Choose one of the many famous and study, beating New York
beach restaurants with glorious and London*
views of the blue Pacific Ocean. Most popular city in the world for
international university students#
The great outdoors
Sydney has beautiful beaches and is Home to world-famous landmarks,
home to a lively surfing, caf and music Sydney Opera House and the
Sydney Harbour Bridge
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culture. The coastal location is great for


walking, cycling, boat trips and even The economic hub of Australia
helicopter tours. Average temperatures in
Summer: 14C (57F) to 25C (77F)
Nearby National Parks include Sydney Winter: 7C (45F) to 16C (57F).
Harbour, Royal, and the Blue Mountains
where you can enjoy picnics, swimming
and barbecues. With hot summers and
mild winters, you can enjoy everything
Sydney has to offer all year round.

Festivals and Events


Sydney has festivals and events
throughout the year, including
comedy, film, fashion, wine and music,
and it also hosts the unique
international Vivid light festival.
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* PwC Cities of Opportunity report, 2014.
#
2014 Global Cities Index.
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the house are my room
Your home away from home and my bathroom, and I love
Natasha making dinner.
It's very good in homestay so
don't be nervous.
Ran Yang (Vivien)
Experience real Aussie culture in a family
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Homestay student

homestay, enjoy city life in a safe and central

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Living costs in Sydney*
student residence, or share with friends in
a rental house or apartment. Accommodation
Homestay: $385 per person
3 per week
Rental: $165-400 per week.
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Student residences Other living costs
Across the city you will find a range
of student residences for those aged Cappuccino $3.80

Your home away from home


18 and older. These fully furnished Bottle of water $2.55
apartments offer you the chance Homestay
It's really convenient, Staying with a host is a great way Fast food combo meal $10.00
to live more independently while
providing communal areas and we have shopping malls to immerse yourself in an Australian Meal in an inexpensive
cooking facilities to share with and a train station. home environment, get to know the restaurant $15.00
your new friends. Most residences culture and practise your English. Cinema ticket $20.00
We usually just take This option is for students aged 17
provide 24-hour security. Fitness club $72 per month
a bus to college, it takes or younger and offers a safe and
Our College Accommodation 25 minutes. supportive place to live. All our hosts Weekly Opal card (smartcard travel
Coordinators can provide you with are thoroughly security checked and ticket) for buses, trains, light rail
Lea Wu homes are inspected before students and ferries limits fares to $60 a
assistance in finding a place to live. UniLodge Central Park
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are placed. week or less


Basic utilities for an apartment
2 Rental houses or apartments (electricity, heating, water, etc.)
If you prefer to live in a house $177.00 per month
or apartment, we can advise you
on rental or other accommodation Internet $68.00 per month.
options close to our campus. Note: All costs are estimates only and
correct at time of printing subject
to change without notice. All costs are
For information about current in Australian dollars. To convert to your
rental properties, visit: own currency, please visit: xe.com

domain.com.au All costs are sourced from: numbeo.com/


cost-of-living
realestate.com
For more information on living costs
flatmatefinders.com.au in Australia and the minimum financial
requirements to receive a student visa
flatmates.com.au please visit: studyinaustralia.gov.au/
global/live-in-australia/living-costs

For more information on Opal cards,


visit: opal.com.au
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1/ UniLodge (Student residence) * The living costs for a single person in Australia are $19,830 per year.
2/ UniLodge (Student residence) Any school-aged dependants accompanying overseas students to Australia
3/ Homestay will be required to pay full fees if they are enrolled in either a
government or non-government school.
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Studying the University of Sydney
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You will study with one of Australia leading providers for


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university preparation, which has an excellent reputation

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for delivering high quality education.

State-of-the-art facilities Sports and social activities


Trips, sports and social activities are
a great way to meet new friends and
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Our purpose-built campus features learn new skills. These activities, as


the latest facilities, including: well as cultural visits and excursions,
A reference and borrowing library are all part of your timetable so you
can develop beyond your academic

Studying at USPP
Computer and science laboratories
studies.
Art and design studios
Student common rooms Leadership programs
Music suite/practice rooms Taylors Action Group (TAG) is a
student group that enables you
Interactive whiteboards to arrange events and play a key role,
Telescopes for astronomy and make a positive impact on life
A health centre. during your studies.

Sydney is a wonderful Sydney on your doorstep Taylors Model United Nations is


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Located in the suburb of Waterloo, another great activity to help students


destination for build cross cultural relationships,
just five kilometres from the city
international students. centre, USPP provides easy access to communication skills and improve
People from all over the all the attractions Sydney has to offer. leadership capabilities.

world have made Sydney You can take a 20-minute bus ride
into the city centre or Green Square Supporting your career
their home so students train station is just a short walk away. We provide online resources and
from overseas are made to counselling to support your future
Connected to the University career. By creating a competency
feel most welcome. profile you will have the opportunity
You are just three kilometres from
USPP is located very near the University of Sydney main campus. to build and develop key employability
Staff from the University regularly skills.
to the city centre and major
visit our Waterloo location to talk to
universities, including the you about courses and university life.
University of Sydney, so
students have every
opportunity to experience
both university life and
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Sydneys many attractions.
Chris Norton
USPP Principal, Sydney
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Help and support

At USPP we offer a range of services to ensure


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you receive the very best care whilst you are

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away from home.

Academic support Personal support The teachers were very


Study Smart Health facilities
USPP teachers and students use Our well-equipped health centre
kind and helpful to all When students first walk
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this industry-leading online system is open throughout the day. of us. I came to visit them through our doors they
to share activities, learning materials outside classes many times are often a little nervous,
and information. Personal counselling
If you need someone to talk to about
to clarify the lessons and unsure and trying to

Help and support


Study guides study, health, career or personal issues, sometimes to ask some navigate through not only
These guides include curriculum and we are here to advise and assist you. other questions. They a new learning environment
assessment information plus further
course materials and practice Supporting the under 18s
would answer each of but a new country and
examination papers. Our Student Advisers offer additional them with patience and culture all in a second
support to our younger students. ask us whether or not their language. By the time they
The library You may also have a Caregiver who
In our large library you will find will keep in regular contact with
explanation was clear. leave our doors, they are
extensive print and digital materials the College and your parents. For I could never be more confident and self-assured
to support your course. You also have extra security, all under 18 student grateful than this. young adults who are more
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access to quality research materials accommodation must be approved


in the University of Sydney libraries. by the College. Anjie prepared to tackle the next
Indonesia
USFP graduate phase of their lives. And of
Now studying Chemical and Biomolecular
Technology Airport transfer Engineering at the University of Sydney course their English has
We have computer rooms and Wi-Fi For your peace of mind, we can
throughout the campus and iPads can arrange to meet you when you arrive significantly improved!
be borrowed from the library. at Sydney International Airport. We Helen Argyros
Social Science / English Teacher
All classrooms have interactive will give you a 24-hour phone number
whiteboards. in case you need to let us know about
changes to your flight details. Please
Tutorial groups let us know in advance if you need
Teacher-led groups or one-to-one an airport transfer. My teachers believe in me.
meetings are the place to ask The way they teach me, the
questions and receive additional
help with your studies. way they talk to me and the
way they give me feedback
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) makes me believe that I'm
Students should bring their own
computer to lessons due to significant hard working and I can get
instruction in the classroom being to go to university.
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conducted using our College intranet Kristen
site Study Smart. Vietnam
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USPP is taught by academics who know what


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Name
of Sydney. They will support you all the way.

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Rosie Giddings Paula Gothelf


Dean, USPP Associate Dean, USPP

I have a strong background at the University of Sydney I have worked at the University of Sydney Preparation

Subteaching
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having obtained my undergraduate degree and two Programs College for 22 years in various roles. After
Masters degrees at the University, as well as working completing my undergraduate and postgraduate study at the
in research there for five years. I am passionate about University of Sydney I worked in research for four years

Expert
international education, and became Dean of the before moving into teaching.

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preparation programs in 2001.
Our programs provide students with time to increase
As Dean, my role is to help students achieve their full their English language proficiency. They also prepare them
potential by supporting both their academic and welfare to meet the demands of a different teaching and learning
needs. I hold orientation information sessions, and manage environment, and to develop the academic skills required
our USPP Student Adviser Group, which helps students to support their future success at the University of Sydney.
to decide on subjects and final degree choices. The
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Foundation and High Achievers Preparation Programs University of Sydney graduates can effectively apply and
The feedback we receive allow students to take part in all aspects of University life, communicate knowledge. They are also global citizens I personally try to instil
and we take them on numerous excursions to the campus. who contribute to society in a meaningful way. The USFP
from our students in first and HAPP programs develop these qualities through our the students with the
year at the University of The University of Sydney values independent thought, academic and non curriculum activities. Students have confidence that their
Sydney is excellent. Our critical thinking skills, information literacy, an understanding the opportunity to be involved in our careers program, career goal is attainable,
of world affairs, and good communication skills. Our USPP clubs, events, leadership group, and charity activities
students do almost as well courses encourage all of these attributes in our students. which enable them to expand their outlook and to and also by acknowledging
as local students, which is develop and cement new friendships. how amazing they are
remarkable. We are so The world of work is now a global one, so studying at USPP for having the courage
will enable you to have contacts all around the world thanks
proud of them. to the 40+ different nationalities of students who study to aim for an education
with us. The cross cultural knowledge that you gain in another country at a
is immeasurable. highly ranked university.
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Programs
About the University of Sydney Foundation
Program (USFP) and High Achievers
Preparation Program (HAPP)
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Studying USFP or HAPP will give you the skills and preparation

Programs
you need to successfully begin an undergraduate degree at
Australias first and most experienced university.
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Working with the University Supporting your needs Keeping you on track
The University of Sydney oversees Our staff are experienced in You will have access to a Student
the setting and moderating of final recognising the needs of international Adviser who can help with both
examinations, you can be assured students. They are here to assist you academic and personal problems.

About USFP and HAPP


of the highest quality assessment. with anything from organising your Our Student Advisers, Associate Dean,
studies and selecting your university Careers Advisers and Dean of
Lecturers from the University course, to supporting you with any Students help by monitoring your
of Sydney visit USPP, givingyou the problems you may have. attendance and academic progress.
opportunity to find outmore about
your course options. Helping you settle in Course and career guidance The best thing about
Our experienced staff will assist We have on-campus Careers Advisers USFP was the excursions
you to settle into life at USPP and in who can offer you valuable course to the University of Sydney
Australia, offering you the support and careers advice. It's about more
and regular assurance you need to than just good grades in your pathway for classes. I see this as the
achieve your academic best. program, you need the best advice college's effort to ensure
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to help you prepare for the future. that we comprehend


With students from many different
countries and cultures, we provide the lesson fully, not just
an environment that respects theoretically.
everyone while accommodating Anjie
your individual needs. Indonesia
USFP graduate
Now studying Chemical
and Biomolecular Engineering
at the University of Sydney
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Course information and start dates

Your most effective path to a University of Sydney


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degree is through the USFP or HAPP. They are a

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rigorous, focused programs that provide you with
the right training for university.
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A choice of programs Grade Point Average (GPA) 2017 University of Sydney Foundation Programs (USFP) start dates
For the first 19 weeks you will study You will receive a grade for Program Intake Duration Orientation Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6 Start Uni

Depending on your previous Extended English, Australian Identity, each subject, other than English,
Standard January 40 weeks 31 January 31/01/2017 24/04/2017 17/07/2017 9/10/2017 _ _ March 2018
achievements and our requirements, Essential Computing Skills and the assessed on a 10-point scale. An 07/04/2017 30/06/2017 22/09/2017 15/12/2017

Course information and start dates


you can choose the right program Essential Student Skills Course, average score (GPA) is calculated
Extended February 59 weeks 6 February 06/02/2017 24/04/2017 17/07/2017 9/10/2017 06/02/2018 30/04/2018 July 2018
length and start date for you. plus two subjects from the 40-week across our eight different subjects. 07/04/2017 30/06/2017 22/09/2017 15/12/2017 13/04/2018 06/07/2018
Standard Program. Following this, Note: the Essential Computing Skills Intensive April 30 weeks 24 April 24/04/2017 17/07/2017 9/10/2017 _ _ March 2018
University of Sydney Foundation you must pass Extended English course is compulsory but is not a 30/06/2017 22/09/2017 15/12/2017
component of the GPA.
Programs (USFP) and Australian Identity to continue Standard July 40 weeks 17 July 17/07/2017 9/10/2017 06/02/2018 30/04/2018 _ _ July 2018
Standard Program (40 weeks) with the 40-week Standard Program. 22/09/2017 15/12/2017 13/04/2018 06/07/2018
High Achievers Preparation Program
The Standard Program takes 40 weeks (HAPP)
Extended August 59 weeks 7 August 07/08/2017 03/10/2017 06/02/2018 30/04/2018 23/07/2018 15/10/2018 March 2019

to complete. You will study five Assessments: 28/09/2017 15/12/2017 13/04/2018 06/07/2018 28/09/2018 21/12/2018
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subjects each semester acros a English language Program is designed for students who
Intensive October 30 weeks 9 October 9/10/2017 06/02/2018 30/04/2018 _ _ _ July 2018
15/12/2017 13/04/2018 06/07/2018
25-hour weekly timetable. Each English language proficiency is just missed out on direct entry to the
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subject is divided equally so you study assessed within the program and University of Sydney. It is a fast-
each one for each student is awarded a grade tracked program, which is a maximum 2017 High Achievers Preparation Program (HAPP) start dates
five hours per week. from A to F. The C grade is the of 18 weeks. HAPP will help you Program Intake Duration Orientation Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6 Start Uni
minimum required for entry to transition from high school High February 17 Weeks 20 February 20/02/2017 24/04/2017 _ _ July 2017
Intensive Program (30 weeks)* the University of Sydney. to starting your chosen Bachelor Achievers 13/04/2017 16/06/2017
The Intensive Program is similar Degree. High September 18 Weeks 18 September 18/09/2017 8/01/2018 March 2018
to the Standard Program but has 30 Academic progress Achievers 22/12/2017 - 19/01/2018
hours of lessons per week, meaning Academic progress is assessed You will study English and Uniprep,
you can complete the program more throughout each term and in final plus a choice of two of the following
quickly. examinations at the end of each per term: Australian History,
semester. Your performance is Literature, Sociology, Science USFP final grades HAPP
This program requires a higher English carefully monitored and you will Practicum and Advanced University entry is based on two The High Achievers Preparation
language level than the Standard be given regular feedback on Mathematics. separate results: Program is a competency based
Programme. Subject choice in the your progress. Final assessment 1 A letter grade for English course. By successfully completing
first study period is limited. includes a mixture of coursework all of your subjects, and meeting
2 A Grade Point Average (GPA) the English entry requirements,
and tests. for your other eight subjects.
Extended Program (59 weeks) you quickly progress to the degree
The Extended Program combines you wish to study at the University
the 40-week Standard Program with of Sydney^.
19 weeks of study skills and English
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language training.
These courses will be delivered ^ Some degrees require additional selection criteria i.e. Portfolio and/or audition and/or interview.
Turn to page 42 for a list of entry requirements. by Study Group Australia Pty Limited Please refer to course information on the Find a Course website at sydney.edu.au/courses
* Available for Science and Economics streams only. on behalf of the University of Sydney. Available courses depend on your entry grades, see page 43.
Programs
Course structures

USFP Standard and Intensive Program structure USFP Extended Program structure
1 Choose the course/s you wish to study at the University of Sydney and from the table below choose the Stream 1 Choose the course you wish to study at the University of Sydney (see pages 44-48) and from the table below choose
(area of study) consistent with the course/s. the Stream (area of study) consistent with the course/s.
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2 Identify the Compulsory Core subjects in the chosen Area of Study. 2 Identify the Compulsory Core subjects.
3 Choose one subject from the list in Group 1. Use the Recommended Subjects for each undergraduate course 3 For your first semester choose two subjects from the list of possible subjects consistent with the course you are

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offered as listed on pages 44-48 to help guide your choice. interested in studying at university. These subjects are considered part of your final GPA.
4 Choose one, two or three subjects from the list in Group 2. These subjects are available to students in all Streams. 4 Study a total of four subjects plus ECS and ESS subjects.
5 A total of ten subjects must be studied; English A and B, plus eight other subjects (four pairs or three pairs plus 5 On successful completion of the first 19 weeks above choose subjects as outlined for the Standard Program.
two minors). Each subject is studied for five hours per week. A minor is a subject only studied for one semester.
Essential Computing Skills is studied for ten hours and Student Skills sessions occur during student meetings.
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Stream (area of study) Stream (area of study)


Science/Engineering Economics/Commerce Arts/Media Music Science/Engineering Economics/Commerce Arts/Media Music Visual Art and Design
& IT/Health Science & IT/Health Science

Course structures
Prerequisite English A & B English A & B English A & B English A & B Compulsory  ll compulsory subjects are available for each stream.
A
Core Subjects Subjects - Australian Identity
Mathematics Mathematics - Music Core Theory (all streams) - Extended English
(Science) A & B (Humanities) A & B and Performance A - Essential Computing Skills (ECS) + Essential Student Skills (ESS)
- Music Core Theory
and Performance B Elective All subjects are available for each stream.
Subjects - Accounting A
Group 1 - Advanced Mathematics A & B
# #
- Accounting A & B#
These subjects are available for the Arts/Media and Music streams. (choose 2 - Australian Studies A
Elective - Biology A# & B# - Economics A# & B# - Australian Studies A# & B# subjects) - Chemistry A
Subjects Chemistry A# & B - Government and Law A# & B - Economics A# & B# - Economics A
(choose 1 - Information Technology A# & B# - Foundations of Social Science A# & B - Mathematics for Humanities A
subject) - Physics A# & B# -  Government and Law A# & B
-  International Studies A# (Politics)
- International Studies B# (Economics)
- Media Studies and Communication A# & B
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Group 2 All subjects in Group 2 are available for each stream.
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Elective - Accounting A# & B - Information Technology A & B


# #

Subjects - Advanced Mathematics A# & B# - International Studies A# (Politics) Economics student February Extended (59 weeks)
(choose 1, 2 - Australian Studies A# & B# - International Studies B# (Economics)
or 3 subjects) - Biology A# & B# - Mathematics (Humanities) A# & B Semester 1 Grade Semester 2^ Grade Semester 3^ Grade
- Chemistry A# & B - Media Studies and Communication A# & B
- Economics A# & B# -  Music Elective A# & B English D+ English A C English B C+
- Foundations of Social Science A# & B - Physics A# & B#
- Foundations of Visual Art and Design Elective A# & B Australian Identity Pass (6.0) Mathematics B 7.8 Accounting B 7.9
- Government and Law A# & B
ECS + ESS Pass Accounting A 8.0 Economics B 8.3

Subject Subjects marked with a can be taken as one semester long minors. Only two minors can be taken for each program.
#
Mathematics A 7.7 International Studies 7.3 ITA 8.0
Minors Note: Subjects offered are conditional on student numbers/preferences. A

Economics A 8.2

GPA 7.9

Sample Programs and GPA calculations

Science student January Standard (40 weeks) Commerce student April Intensive (30 weeks)
Semester 1 Grade Semester 2 Grade Semester 1 Grade Semesters 2-3 Grade

English A C- English B C English A* C English B C+

Maths A 7.2 Maths B 7.6 Maths A* 8.2 Maths B 7.6

Chemistry A 8.1 Chemistry B 7.5 Accounting A 8.1 Accounting B 7.5



January intake only.

April and October intakes not available.
Physics A 6.0 Information Technology B 7.2 Economics A
7.9 Australian Studies B 8.5
January Standard and Extended August intake only.
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Biology A 8.3 Biology B 8.9 Economics B 8.8 Essential Computing Skills + Essential Student Skills.
^ An additional academic subject may be studied in Semester 2 or 3.
GPA 7.6 Australian Studies A 8.0 * Each subject is studied 2 hours per day.

Each subject is studied for 60 hours in total.
GPA 8.1
Note: Subject selection may be limited. For a full list of subject descriptions, refer to pages 32-36.
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Course structures (continued)

High Achievers Preparation Program Structure


1 The program is a maximum of 18 weeks over 2 terms that prepares you for your chosen degree at the
University of Sydney.
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2 Two compulsory subjects are followed with a choice of two study options in each term.
3 The program is competency based. Available courses depend on your entry grades: see page 43. By successfully

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completing all of your subjects, and meeting the English entry requirements, you progress to the degree you wish to
study at the University of Sydney.
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High Achievers Preparation Program Structure and Content

Course Available Units of Study Details

Term 1 English Critical reading and writing

Course structures
Uni Prep 1 Development of high level
academic competencies

Two of
Humanities 1 (Aus History) Australian History
Humanities 2 (Literature) Literature
Humanities 3 (Sociology) Sociology
Science Practicum Suitable for Science/
Advanced Mathematics Engineering/Health Science
students

Mid-course break

Term 2 English Critical reading and writing


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Uni Prep 2 Development of high level


academic competencies

Two of
Humanities 1 (Aus History) Australian History
Humanities 2 (Literature) Literature
Humanities 3 (Sociology) Sociology
Science Practicum Suitable for Science/
Advanced Mathematics Engineering/Health Science
students
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USFP is a really
good program
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Programs
designed not
only to allow
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you to study

Course structures
at a prestigious
uni, but also to
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be able to do
well in it.

Andrew, Taiwan
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USFP graduate, now studying a combined degree of Bachelor of Commerce
and Bachelor of Laws at the University of Sydney
Programs
Subject descriptions
USFP Standard and Intensive programs
Subject Topics include Assessment Prerequisite Co-requisite Subject Topics include Assessment Prerequisite Co-requisite

English Chemistry (continued)


University Preparation English A & B
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Language skills including oral presentations, English 40% English A is a Nil. Chemistry B Properties of matter 50% coursework Chemistry A and At least
The subject provides training in the English language. academic writing, advanced reading coursework and prerequisite for Develops a basic understanding of the Additional chemical reactions and 50% at least Mathematics for
The courses aim to enhance the student's speaking, and comprehension, and active listening 60% examination English B. fundamental concepts of inorganic, organic and Reaction stoichiometry examination Mathematics for Humanities B,
reading, writing and listening comprehension skills in
results. Humanities. however

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Advanced academic skills, including results for both physical chemistry. Students will learn the Organic chemistry
the language. These skills provide students the
essential academic level required to study at critical analysis, independent learning, English A and laboratory and process skills needed for Energy and electrochemistry Mathematics for
university. time management, research, referencing English B. undergraduate study. Equilibrium, acids and bases. Science B is
and project management. Each topic is accompanied by practical work. recommended.

Accounting Economics
Accounting A Basic accounting concepts 50% coursework Nil. Nil. Economics A (Microeconomics) The Economic Problem 50% coursework Nil. Nil.
The aim of this subject is to provide students with Double-entry bookkeeping and 50% Gain insight into the operation and regulation of Demand & Supply and 50%
a basic understanding of the accounting process. Financial accounting reports examination the modern market based economy, including the Elasticity examination
Cash flow analysis. final results. main market models, government regulation Government Intervention results.
polices, and the need for government intervention Theory of the Firm
Accounting B Budgeting 50% coursework Accounting A. Nil.
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into the free market. Returns to Scale


The aim of this subject is to provide students with Ratio analysis and 50%
Markets.
a basic understanding of the management Accounting principles examination
accounting. Accounting standards and ethics. final results. Economics B (Macroeconomics) Circular flow of Income 50% coursework Nil. Nil.
Discover the operation of the economy and the Income & Expenditure Analysis and 50%
Australian Studies sectors and institutions within it. Understand why Economic Issues examination
economic activity contracts and expands, and how Economic Policy results.

Subject descriptions
Australian Studies A (Environmental Studies) Contemporary issues in the Australian 50% coursework Nil. Nil.
policies support the achievement of goals and International Trade.
This subject explores the diversity of the environment and 50%
targets.
Australian environment and the impact that Weather, climate and hazards of the Australian examination
people have on it. The course will help students to environment results.
better understand the country they are studying Issues and case studies in the Australian
Foundations of Social Science
in, and to develop an informed perspective on environment. Foundation of Social Science A Introduction to development theories used in 50% coursework Nil. Nil.
current environmental issues. An introduction to personal development, social the future study of Psychology and Sociology and 50%
change and research skills; which are key to the The nature-nurture debate examination
Australian Studies B Early Aboriginal life 50% coursework Nil. Nil.
undergraduate study of Psychology and Sociology. Socialisation agents in the development results.
Australian Studies B gives students insight into European exploration and 50%
Students learn a variety of research of a personal identity
Australian History including the early experiences Colonial development examination
methodologies and apply them to their chosen Social theory to explain change in society.
of Aboriginal lifestyle, conflict with European and Federation results.
Personal Interest Project (a 5000 word report).
Asian settlers post 1788, and Federation of Australia in the 20th century.
modern Australia. Students are given the Foundation of Social Science B Revision of essential research methodologies 60% coursework Foundations of Nil.
opportunity to further explore relevant areas of Students will also gain an understanding of very Builds on the Personal Interest Project from the Inequality and difference: the effects of and 40% Social Science A.
interest and develop skills in research important contemporary issues facing Australia previous course. The focus is on compiling data discrimination examination
presentations. such as: and strong report writing skills. Religion and belief: explores different belief results.
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Changing immigration systems and the importance of tolerance.


Changing rights and freedom
Asylum seekers. Foundations of Visual Arts and Design
Foundations of Visual Arts and Design Elective A Drawing 50% art making Nil. Nil.
Biology This elective course allows students to develop Printmaking and 50%
Biology A Cells 50% coursework Nil. Nil. their practical art making skills, plus their Painting examination.
An introduction to the fundamental concepts and Classification and 50% independent research and problem solving Digital art and design
processes of living organisms, and a study of Evolution examination abilities. History and Critical Theory of Art and Design.
modern biology in the context of the world around Mendelian Genetics results.
us. Develops practical, research, analysis and Genetic Engineering.
presentation skills.
Biology B Plant and animal systems 50% coursework Nil. Nil.
An introduction to the structures, processes and Ecology and 50%
systems of plants and animals. Study of the origin Origin of life examination
of life will demonstrate the evolution of the unique Continental drift results.
Australian ecology. Develops practical, research, Biochemistry.
analysis and presentation skills.

Chemistry
Chemistry A Basic chemical reactions 50% coursework Year 11 At least
Develops a basic understanding of the Introduction to stoichiometry and 50% Chemistry or Mathematics
fundamental concepts of inorganic, organic and Structure and bonding examination equivalent. for Humanities
physical chemistry. Students will learn the Each topic is accompanied by practical work. results. A, however
laboratory and process skills needed for Mathematics
undergraduate study. for Science A is
recommended.
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Subject descriptions (continued)
USFP Standard and Intensive programs (continued)
Subject Topics include Assessment Prerequisite Co-requisite Subject Topics include Assessment Prerequisite Co-requisite

Foundations of Visual Arts and Design (continued) Mathematics (continued)


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Foundations of Visual Arts and Design Elective B Design 50% Art making Foundations Nil. Mathematics for Science A Basic Arithmetic and Algebra 40% coursework Year 11 Nil.
Extends the skills developed in Elective B, plus the Computer Generated Imagery and 50% of Visual Arts This course is intended to give students an Functions and Quadratic Functions and 60% Mathematics or
techniques, critical language and understanding History and Critical Theory of Art and Design examination. and Design understanding of and competence in, aspects of Polynomials examination. equivalent.
Elective A.

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of art works gained throughout the course. Developing a body of work Mathematics that are applicable to the real world. Calculus
Students produce an additional body of work in Developing a portfolio of art work. It provides students with the background and Trigonometry.
Note: The final body of work and the portfolio is assessed
their preferred form. skills necessary for university study requiring a
by Taylors College and the Sydney College of Arts (Sydney
significant level of mathematics.
University).
Mathematics for Science A may be studied as a
minor.
Government and Law
Mathematics for Science B Further Trigonometry 40% coursework Mathematics for Nil.
Government and Law A Basic Legal Concepts: Customs, rules, laws 50% coursework Nil. Nil.
This course extends the mathematical studies of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions and 60% Science A.
(Development of Australian Law) Sources of Contemporary Australian Law and 50%
Mathematics for Science A with particular Sequences and Series examination.
This subject gives students an understanding of An exploration of the parties and processes in examination
emphasis on applications to physical problems. Further Calculus
the influences of the British parliamentary system the Australian criminal justice system. results.
Applications of Calculus to the Physical World
on the development of Australian law and the
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Counting Techniques and Probability.


system of government as it now exists. It also gives
an introduction to the criminal justice system Advanced Mathematics A Complex Numbers 40% coursework Students must Nil.
operating in Australia. The Advanced Mathematics course is designed for Matrices and 60% achieve a high
students with a special interest in mathematics Vectors examination. standard in the
Government and Law B (Issues in the Law) The nature and development of human rights 50% coursework Prerequisite: Nil.
who have shown that they possess special Mathematical Induction Mathematics
This subject introduces students to current issues Promoting and enforcing human rights and 50% Government and
aptitude for the subject. It provides students with Advanced Graphing Techniques. test held during

Subject descriptions
related to the protection and enforcement of Examples of contemporary human rights issues examination Law A.
the background and skills necessary for university Orientation at
human rights and the effectiveness of legal and The nature of world order results.
study requiring a high level of mathematics. the College and
non-legal measures in promoting peace and Themes and challenges for world order
Advanced Mathematics A may be studied as a be concurrently
resolving conflict between states. and responses to world order.
minor, subject to the prerequisite below. studying
Mathematics
Information Technology for Science A or
Information Technology A (Software for Business) Marketing through multimedia techniques 60% coursework Nil. Nil. have achieved
This 'hands on' course complements the theory Business modelling by creating customised and 40% exam. a high level in
learned in the Accounting / Business course by database applications Mathematics
providing the technical skills needed to customise Financial analysis using spreadsheet template for Science A.
programs, and use software to set up an internet- Ecommerce using web development tool.
Advanced Mathematics B Advanced Trigonometry 40% coursework Advanced Nil.
based company.
This subject extends topics from the core Further Integration and 60% Mathematics A
Information Technology B Development approaches 60% coursework Nil. Nil. Mathematics for Science course. The material is Advanced Applications of Calculus examination. or high
This subject will appeal to creative students wishing Analysis and design and 40% treated in considerable depth. Advanced Volumes achievement
to develop their own software and video games. Code and testing examination Mathematics B may be studied as a minor, Further Induction in Mathematics
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Students will learn screen design and how to write an Develop a complete software package, results. subject to prerequisites below. Binomial Theorem for Science A
actual program 'code' using common programming e.g. a game. Further Counting Techniques. and completion
languages. Students will learn game design and or concurrent
development and how to build 3D characters study of
and virtual worlds. Mathematics
for Science B.
International Studies
International Studies A (Politics) Origins of the sovereign state 60% coursework Nil. Nil.
Media Studies and Communication
An introduction to modern International and Global Evolution of the system of states to 1900: war, and 40% Media Studies and Communication A Language and communication, text and 50% coursework Nil. Nil.
politics. Explore the factors that shape politics, trade and imperialism examination This subject is for students who wish to enter context, different types of texts for different and 50% final
learn research and analysis skills, and present orally World Wars I and II results. the world of public relations and the mass media, purposes (genre), history and comparison of examination.
in student seminars. Cold War to Decolonisation journalism, TV, radio, film and digital media. newspapers and magazines, media ownership
Post-Cold War and contemporary era. It examines the meaning of language, media and and digital media.
communication, and takes a historical view of
International Studies B (Economics) Globalisation 50% coursework Nil. Nil.
the media in Australia, compares newspapers
Preparation for the undergraduate study of a wide Economic Development and 50%
and magazines and the power of media ownership.
range of international economics, business and International Trade examination
Digital media is another important part of
politics studies. The focus is on practical problem Foreign Exchange results.
this course.
solving through real case studies from the modern Global Financial Markets.
world of business. Media Studies and Communication B A case study on Ethics and privacy issues. Hard 50% coursework Media Studies and Nil.
Here we focus on the ethical issues facing news and soft news stories, visual images in and 50% final Communication
Mathematics journalists, then we learn to identify and analyse the news media. examination. A.
the most common types of stories in newspapers
Mathematics for Humanities A Basic Arithmetic and Algebra 40% coursework Year 11 Nil.
like hard news and soft news as well as learn how
Gain and understanding of real-world Functions and Quadratic Functions and 60% Mathematics or
to analyse and read images in the media.
Mathematics and its application in university Calculus examination equivalent.
study. Mathematics for Humanities A may be Trigonometry. results.
studied as a minor.
Mathematics for Humanities B Further Trigonometry 40% coursework Mathematics for Nil.
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This subject extends the mathematical studies of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions and 60% Humanities A or
Mathematics for Humanities A with particular Sequences and Series examination Mathematics for
emphasis on applications to problems in Financial Mathematics results. Science A.
Economics and Finance. Applications of Calculus to Economics
Statistics
Probability.
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Subject descriptions (continued)
USFP Standard and Intensive programs (continued) USFP Extended program
Subject Topics include Assessment Prerequisite Co-requisite Subject Assessment Prerequisite Co-requisite

Music English
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Music Core Performance A Develop music performance skills 50% coursework An equivalent to Nil.
Extended English* 50% coursework Nil. Nil.
This subject aims to prepare students who Attending concerts and 50% final ABRSM or AMEB
The English subject will be taught in modules, including attention to all four skills (reading, writing, and 50% final
want to take music for a tertiary subject or Performing in concert (solo, duo, ensemble) examination. Grade 6
speaking and listening), as well as grammar with extensive independent tutorial support for students results.
practical for

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degree at a university. Widening musical repertoire
with specific needs.
Meeting professional musicians. instruments.

Audition: In person or USB stick or via a web link or DVD. Australian Studies
Note: Students have the options to choose either the Con Extended Australian Identity* 50% coursework Nil. Nil.
pathway or the Taylors Pathway in this subject. The students This subject focuses on the human characteristics of contemporary Australian society, on the factors and 50% final
who select Con pathway will need to follow the university that have influenced the creation of an unique Australian identity and a diversity of Australian examination.
calendar and start their individual tuitions on a later date communities. The course aims to promote knowledge, skills, understanding and values regarding
(about 2 weeks) than the Taylors pathway. An additional Australias physical and human environments and aspects of Australian society and its individuals,
fee for individual tuition is payable for this subject. families and communities.
Music Core Theory A Music history 50% coursework An equivalent to Nil.
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This subject aims to prepare students who want to Music harmony and 50% final ABRSM or AMEB * As well as Extended English and Australian Identity, in the first 19 weeks students choose two subjects from Accounting A,
take Music for a tertiary subject or degree at a Music appreciation examination. Grade 5 theory Australian Studies A, Chemistry A, Economics A, Mathematics for Humanities A from the Standard Program. Science and Economics
university. It enables students to increase their Score reading. or a further stream students must study Mathematics for Humanities.
aural awareness and musicianship skills. placement
theory test

Music Elective A Solo and Ensemble Performance 50% coursework This subject Nil.
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Subject descriptions
This subject aims to develop a fundamental Music Theory (including Music History & Music and 50% assumes Subject Assessment Prerequisite Co-requisite
understanding of Music. Students will gain the Aural) examination. students have
opportunity to perform in concert (solo, duo and Individual Class (one-on-one lessons are some knowledge Advanced Mathematics
ensemble), attend concerts, meet professional provided to each student for an additional of musical
musicians and widen their music repertoire. fee). notation. An The Advanced Mathematics course is designed for students with a special interest in mathematics Competency Year 12 Nil.
audition and who have shown that they possess a significant aptitude for the subject. It provides students with based. Mathematics or
interview the background and skills necessary for university study requiring a high level of mathematics. equivalent.
are required. Application of mathematics to theoretical and real world problems and the ability to communicate
An additional mathematical ideas is emphasised throughout the course.
fee for individual
tuition is payable English
for this subject.
This subject provides training in the English Language and aims to enhance speaking, reading, Competency Nil. Nil.
Music Core Performance B Develop music performance skill 50% coursework Music Core Nil. writing and listening skills in English. Through a selection of topic areas-Group Structures in Society, based.
Attending concerts and 50% final Performance A. The Family, Culture, Global Issues, Gender and The Media students will achieve confidence
Performing in concert (solo, duo, ensemble) examination. An additional fee in academic text analysis.
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Widening musical repertoire for individual


Meeting professional musicians. tuition is payable Humanities 1: Australian History
for this subject.
This course investigates the major economic, social and political issues that dominate Australian History Competency Nil. Nil.
Music Core Theory B Music history 50% coursework Music Core Nil. between the immediate post World War II period and today. During this time Australia has developed based.
Music harmony and 50% Theory A. from a largely agricultural and manufacturing society to a multi-cultural and highly urbanised country
Music appreciation examination. with political and social links to Asia becoming increasingly significant. During this period Australian
Score reading. rights and freedoms have been critical issues that have shaped the national outlook and sense
of what it means to be an Australian in the 21st Century.
Music Elective B Solo and ensemble performance 50% coursework Pass Music Nil.
Music theory and 50% final Elective A or
(including music history and music aural) examination. special audition
Humanities 2: Literature
Individual class (one-on-one lessons are and theory test. This subject is an elective in the course. It aims to provide training in analysis and communication Competency Nil. Nil.
provided to each student for an additional An additional fee needed for further academic studies. The course will enhance English language and literacy skills based.
fee). for individual through imaginatively and critically engaging with a range of texts in chosen areas of study.
tuition is payable
for this subject. Humanities 3: Sociology
This course investigates the contemporary social and cultural world. The course will explore the Competency Nil. Nil.
Physics interactions between persons, culture, society and the environment across time with the view of based.
Physics A (Mechanics, Electricity) Equations of motion 50% coursework Year 11 Physics At least explaining why some issues stay the same and why some change in the modern world. This course draws
This subject will offer learning experiences Forces and Newtons Laws and 50% final or equivalent. Mathematics upon cross-disciplinary concepts and social research methodologies from anthropology,
that help students develop an understanding Energy, momentum and work examination. for Humanities, communication, cultural studies, media studies, philosophy, psychology and sociology. By taking this
of physicists' work. Student will be introduced to Electrostatics and electrodynamics. but Mathematics course you will learn to conduct social research and to analyse your findings about the modern world.
the knowledge and applications which results for Science
from the work of physicists. is strongly Science Practicum
recommended.
Science Practicum assists in the development of language skills necessary for tertiary study. It also aids Competency Nil. Nil.
Experiments form a major component of the
the development of the research, analysis and laboratory skills necessary for undergraduate study in based.
course and are designed to develop practical skills
biology, chemistry and physics.
and introduce students to new technology.
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Physics B (Astrophysics, Waves and Light) Astrophysics 50% coursework Year 11 Physics At least Uni Prep 1 and 2
Develop practical, research and critical thinking Waves and Light. and 50% final or equivalent. Mathematics
This subject aims to investigate and consolidate academic skills in Research, Communication, Competency Nil. Nil.
skills. Subjects include Astrophysics (the study of examination. for Humanities,
Work Submission and Examination Techniques. based.
the Universe) and the real-life applications of but Mathematics
waves. Experiments and computer data analysis for Science
form a major part of this course. is strongly
recommended.
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USFP graduate, now studying Bachelor of Medical Science
at the University of Sydney
Programs Programs
USFP entry requirements HAPP entry requirements

English language English language


Test Extended Program Standard Program Intensive Program Test Other qualifications
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IELTS IELTS 5.0 (no band less than 5.0) IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.5) IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) IELTS IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5 for programs that have a direct entry overall IELTS cut-off score to the University of IELTS 6.5
Academic Academic
IELTS 6.5 with no band score less than 6.0 for programs that have a direct entry overall IELTS cut-off score to the University of IELTS 7.0

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TOEFL PB 483 (TWE 3.5) 506 (TWE 4) 534 (TWE 4) IELTS 7.0 with no band score less than 6.5 for programs that have a direct entry overall IELTS cut-off score to the University of IELTS 7.5

TOEFL IBT 56 (writing no less than 14) 62 (writing no less than 16) 73 (writing no less than 16) During or on completion of HAPP, if students wish to transfer from a degree with a lower IELTS cut-off to a degree with a higher
IELTS cut-off, and have not already met the IELTS cut-off for the new course, they will need to submit a new IELTS to meet
PTE Academic 42 (writing no less 42) 46 (writing no less than 46) 54 (writing no less than 46) the new course's IELTS requirement. Transfer is also subject to students meeting the HAPP academic entry requirements for the
relevant stream programs at the point of entry and will be assessed by the University's admissions team on a case by case basis.
CAE 154 162 169

Note: This information for the USFP entry requirements is intended as a guide only and is subject to change without notice. Academic
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Country Entry Requirements - The University of Sydney High Achievers Preparation Program
Gulf States General Secondary Education Certificate - 95% grade average in 4 best content-based subjects
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Academic Hong Kong Stream 1 HKDSE Best of 5, aggregate of 18


Stream 2 HKDSE Best of 5, aggregate of 15
Country Extended Program Standard Program Intensive Program
HKDSE Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education - aggregate based on 5** & 5* = 6, 5 = 5, 4 = 4, 3 = 3, 2 = 2, 1 = 1
Australia Year 11 (60% in relevant subjects) Year 11 (70% in relevant subjects) Year 11 (75% in relevant subjects) India All India Senior School Certificate awarded by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Stream 1 Best 4 externally examined subjects, an aggregate of 14.5
Bangladesh HSC HSC - 60% average HSC

USFP and HAPP entry requirements


Stream 2 Best 4 externally examined subjects, an aggregate of 12
China Senior Year 2 or Senior Year 3 Senior Year 2 or Senior Year 3 Senior Year 2 or Senior Year 3 India Higher Secondary Certificate awarded by state boards EXCEPT Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana
- 60% or above in relevant subjects - 70% or above in relevant subjects - 80% or above in relevant subjects Stream 1 An average of 90% in the best of 5 content-based subjects
Stream 2 An average of 80% in the best of 5 content-based subjects
Hong Kong Form 5 with satisfactory results in Form 5 with satisfactory results in Form 5 with satisfactory results
4 academic subjects 4 academic subjects in 4 academic subjects Indonesia Stream 1 SMA 3 (new system) - 9 in 4 best content-based subjects and good cohort ranking
SMU 3 (old system) - 90% average in 4 best content-based subjects and good cohort ranking
HKDSE - 2 Level 2 and 1 Level 1 in relevant HKDSE - 3 relevant subjects at Level 2 HKDSE - 2 Level 2 and 1 Level 3 in relevant
Stream 2 SMA 3 (new system) - 8 in 4 best content-based subjects and good cohort ranking
subjects subjects
SMU 3 (old system) - 80% average in 4 best content-based subjects and good cohort ranking
India HSC/Standard 11 - 60% in relevant subjects HSC/Standard 11 - 70% in relevant subjects HSC/Standard 11 - 80% in relevant subjects Japan Stream 1 Upper Secondary School Year 3 - Exemplary average (90%) in content-based subjects
Indonesia SMA 2 - GPA 6.5 in 4 academic subjects SMA 2 - GPA 7.0 - 7.5 in 4 academic subjects SMA 2 - GPA 8.0 - 8.5 in 4 academic subjects Stream 2 Upper Secondary School Year 3 - Very Good average (80%) in content-based subjects
Macau Stream 1 Form 6 (English Schools) 80% average in content-based subjects
Iran Year 11 with 14 / 20 in academic subjects Year 11 with 16 / 20 in academic subjects Year 11 with 18 / 20 in academic subjects Form 6 (Chinese Schools) 85% average in content-based subjects
Japan Kotogakko / Upper Secondary School Certificate Kotogakko / Upper Secondary School Year 2 Kotogakko / Upper Secondary School Year 2 with Stream 2 Form 6 (English Schools) 70% average in content-based subjects
Year 2 - Grade 3-4 in academic subjects - Grade 4-5 in academic subjects superior grades in academic subjects Form 6 (Chinese Schools) 75% average in content-based subjects
Malaysia Stream 1 STPM best 3 Advanced level subjects with an aggregate of 14;
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Korea High School Certificate Year 2 - Rank 4 - 5 High School Certificate Year 2 - Rank 2 - 3 High School Certificate Year 2 - Rank 1
STPM best 4 Advanced level subjects with an aggregate of 13;
Kuwait Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-aama / Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-aama / Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-aama / UEC average A2
General Secondary School Certificate with 70% General Secondary School Certificate with 75% General Secondary School Certificate with 90% Stream 2 STPM best 3 Advanced level subjects with an aggregate of 7;
in 4 relevant subjects in 4 relevant subjects in 4 relevant subjects STPM best 4 Advanced level subjects with an aggregate of 8;
UEC average B3
Macau Form 5 / Senior Middle 2 60% - 65% in academic Form 5 / Senior Middle 2 65% - 75% in academic Form 5 / Senior Middle 2 75% - 80% in academic
STPM - Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia - aggregate based on A=7, A- =6, B+=5, B=4, B-=3, C+=2, C=1
subjects subjects subjects
Russia Stream 1 Attestat - Certificate of Secondary Education. Minimum of grade 5 in 4 content-based subjects and grade 4 in 1 content-based subject
Malaysia SPM (or forecast) - aggregate of 30 or less across SPM (or forecast) - aggregated of 20 or less SPM (or forecast) - aggregate of 15 or less across Stream 2 Attestat - Certificate of Secondary Education. Minimum of grade 4 in 4 content-based subjects and grade 3 in 1 content-based subject
5 academic subjects across 5 academic subjects 5 academic subjects
Singapore Stream 1 Aggregate 320
Mexico Completion of Bachillerato - 6.0/60% in 4 Completion of Bachillerato - 7.0/70% in 4 Completion of Bachillerato - 7.5/75% Stream 2 Aggregate 290
relevant subjects relevant subjects in 4 relevant subjects
Aggregate is to be calculated based on the three best H2 subjects, and will be raised by either:
New Zealand Completion of 30 credits at NCEA Level 2 with Completion of 40 credits at NCEA Level 2 with Completion of 48 credits at NCEA Level 2 with - General Paper (GP) at H1 and one content-based subject (this can be at H1, H2 or H3) or
no fewer than 10 credits in each of 3 subjects no fewer than 12 credits in each of 3 subjects no fewer than 12 credits in each of 3 subjects - Knowledge and Inquiry (KI) at H2 level
(including Maths) (including Maths) (including Maths) Aggregate is calculated for H2 subjects based on A=120, B=100, C=80, D=60, E=40, with half the value for H1 subjects (e.g. A=60, B=50 and so on)
South Korea Stream 1 College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) 323 or General High School Diploma with an average of 90% in content-based subjects or
Russia Certificate of Secondary Education (Attestat) Certificate of Secondary Education (Attestat) Certificate of Secondary Education (Attestat)
A grade or 1 Ranked Grade with a position in cohort of top 4%
- minimum of a grade 2 in 3 subjects and a grade - minimum a grade 3 in 5 subjects - minimum of a grade 3 in 3 subjects and a
Stream 2 College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) 309 or General High School Diploma with an average of 80% in content-based subjects or
of 3 in 2 subjects minimum of grade 4 in 2 subjects
B or 2 Ranked grade
Saudi Arabia Tawjihiyah / General Secondary Education Tawjihiyah / General Secondary Education Tawjihiyah / General Secondary Education Sri Lanka Stream 1 A levels aggregate of 6 in best 3 subjects
Certificate with 70% in academic subjects Certificate with 75% in academic subjects Certificate with 90% in academic subjects
Stream 2 A levels aggregate of 4 in best 3 subjects
Singapore Singapore O Levels (or forecast) - aggregate of Singapore O Levels (or forecast) - aggregate of Singapore O Levels (or forecast) - aggregate Aggregate calculated based on A=4, B=3, C=2, S=1, F=0
30 or less across 5 academic subjects 20 or less across 5 academic subjects of 15 or less across 5 academic subjects Taiwan Stream 1 GSAT 5 Subjects with an overall grade of 65 or General High School Diploma with a Senior High School Leaving Certificate and an average of
Sri Lanka Sri Lankan O levels - C grade in 4 academic subjects Sri Lankan O levels - B grade in 4 academic Sri Lankan O levels - 2 A grades and 2 B grades in 90% in content-based subjects
subjects 4 academic subjects Stream 2 GSAT 5 Subjects with an overall grade of 55 or General High School Diploma with a Senior High School Leaving Certificate and an average of
80% in content-based subjects
Taiwan Senior Year 2 - 60% or above in 4 relevant subjects Senior Year 2 - 70% or above in 4 relevant subjects Senior Year 2 - 80% or above in 4 relevant subjects
Thailand Stream 1 Matayom 6 with GPA 3 on 4 point GPA scale
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Thailand Matayom 5 GPA 2.2 in academic subjects Matayom 5 GPA 2.5 in academic subjects Matayom 5 GPA 3.0 in academic subjects Stream 2 Matayom 6 with GPA 2.6 on 4 point GPA scale

Turkey Devlet Lise Diplomasi / State High School Devlet Lise Diplomasi / State High School Devlet Lise Diplomasi / State High School Vietnam Stream 1 Year 12 Graduation Diploma GPA 9.0 or Year 12 High School Final Result from the approved gifted high schools with 9 in all content-based subjects
Diploma results 2 in academic subjects Diploma - minimum of Grade 2 in 3 subjects and Diploma - minimum of Grade 3 in 3 subjects and Stream 2 Year 12 Graduation Diploma GPA 8.0 or Year 12 High School Final Result from the approved gifted high schools with 8 in all content-based subjects
Grade 3 in 2 subjects Grade 4 in 2 subjects
For information about which courses are Stream 1 and which are Stream 2 see pages 44-48. If you have the grades to gain entry
Vietnam Year 11 - GPA of 7.0 Year 11 - GPA of 7.5 Year 11 - GPA of 8.0 to Stream 1 courses, you can also gain entry to Stream 2.
Students who meet direct entry requirements to The University of Sydney programs will not be eligible for the HAPP program.
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The University of Sydney course USFP USFP HAPP Semester Years USFP Recommended subjects The University of Sydney course USFP USFP HAPP Semester Years USFP Recommended subjects
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Academic English Stream intake stream (one or more) Academic English Stream intake stream (one or more)
Grade Grade Grade Grade

Programs
Agriculture and Environment Education and Social Work
B Food and Agribusiness 6.7 C 2 Mar 4 Economics, Chemistry A &/or B, Biology A &/or B, B Education (Early Childhood) 6.9 B- 2 Mar 4 Arts, Foundations of Social Science A &/or B,
Science Economics A &/or B Economics Australian Studies A &/or B, Dependent on major
B Science in Agriculture 6.4 C 2 Mar 4 Economics, Chemistry A & B, Biology A &/or B B Education (Secondary: Humanities and 6.9 B- 2 Mar 5 Arts Foundations of Social Science A & B,
Science Social Sciences)/B Arts Economics A &/or B, International Studies A &/or B

B Education (Secondary: Mathematics)/ 6.9 B- 2 Mar 5 Science Biology A &/or B, Chemistry A &/or B, Physics A &/or B,
Architecture, Design and Planning B Science Advanced Mathematics A &/or B
B Architecture and Environment 6.9 C+ 2 Mar 3 Economics, Foundations of Visual Art A &/or B B Education (Secondary: Science)/ 6.9 B- 2 Mar 5 Economics, Biology A &/or B, Chemistry A &/or B or Physics A &/or B
Science B Science Science
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B Design Computing 6.7 C+ 2 Mar 3 Economics, Information Technology A &/or B,


B Social Work 6.9 C 2 Mar 4 Arts Foundations of Social Science A & B
Science Foundations of Visual Art A &/or B
B Design in Architecture* 7.5 C+ 1 Mar 3 Economics, Foundations of Visual Art and Design A &/or B
Science Engineering and Information Technology

B. Design in Architecture (Hons) 7.7 C+ 2 Mar 5 Economics, Foundations of Visual Art and Design A &/or B B Computer Science and Technology 6.8 C 2 Mar/Jul 3 Economics, Information Technology A &/or B

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& M. Architecture Science Science

B Computer Science and Technology 7.3 C 2 Mar/Jul 3 Science Information Technology A & B,
Arts and Social Sciences (Advanced) Advanced Mathematics A &/or B
B Arts 6.8 C 2 Mar/Jul 3 Arts, Foundations of Social Science A & B, B Engineering Honours (Advanced) 8.5 C 1 Mar/Jul 4 Science Advanced Mathematics A & B, Physics A & B,
Economics Government and Law A &/or B Chemistry A &/or B
B Arts (Languages) 7.8 C 2 Mar 4 Arts, Foundations of Social Science A & B, B Engineering Honours (Aeronautical) 7.3 C 2 Mar/Jul 4 Science Physics A & B, Chemistry A &/or B,
Economics Government and Law A &/or B Advanced Mathematics A &/ or B
B Arts (Media & Communications) 7.6 B- 2 Mar/Jul 4 Arts, Media Studies & Communication A & B, B Engineering Honours 7.3 C 2 Mar/Jul 4 Science Chemistry A & B, Advanced Mathematics A &/or B,
Economics Foundations of Social Science A & B (Chemical and Biomolecular) Physics A A &/or B
B Arts/B Social Work 6.8 C 2 Mar 5 Arts Foundations of Social Science A & B B Engineering Honours (Civil) 7.3 C 2 Mar/Jul 4 Science Physics A & B, Advanced Mathematics A &/or B
B Arts/B Economics 7.4 C+ 2 Mar/Jul 4 Economics Economics A &/or B, Foundations of Social Science A &/or B B Engineering Honours (Civil)/ 8.0 C+ 1 Mar 5 Science Physics A & B, Advanced Mathematics A &/or B,
B Economics 7.4 C+ 2 Mar/Jul 3 Economics, Economics A & B, International Studies A &/or B, B Design in Architecture* Foundations of Visual Art and Design A &/or B
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Science Government and Law A &/or B


B Engineering Honours (Electrical) 7.3 C 2 Mar/Jul 4 Science Physics A & B, Information Technology A &/or B,
B International and Global 7.4 C 2 Mar 3 Arts, International Studies A & B, Economics A &/or B, Advanced Mathematics A &/or B
Studies Economics Government and Law A &/or B
B Engineering Honours (Flexible First Year) 7.3 C 2 Mar 4 Science Physics A & B, Chemistry A &/or B, &/or Advanced
B Political, Economic and 6.8 C 2 Mar/Jul 3 Arts, Economics A & B, Foundations of Social Science A & B, Mathematics A &/or B
Social Sciences Economics International Studies A &/or B,
B Engineering Honours (Biomedical) 7.3 C 2 Mar/Jul 4 Science Advanced Mathematics A &/or B, Chemistry A & B,
Government and Information A &/or B
Biology A &/or B

Business School B Engineering Honours (Mechanical) 7.3 C 2 Mar/Jul 4 Science Advanced Mathematics A &/or B, Physics A & B

B Commerce 8.0 C+ 2 Mar/Jul 3 Economics, Economics A & B, Accounting A & B B Engineering Honours (Mechatronic) 7.3 C 2 Mar/Jul 4 Science Advanced Mathematics A &/or B, Physics A & B
Science B Engineering Honours (Space Major) 8.9 C 1 Mar/Jul 4 Science Advanced Mathematics A & B, Physics A & B,
B Commerce/B Arts 8.0 C+ 2 Mar/Jul 5 Economics Economics A & B, Accounting A & B, Foundations of Social Chemistry A &/or B
Science A &/or B B Engineering Honours (Software) 7.3 C 2 Mar/Jul 4 Science Advanced Mathematics A &/or B, Physics A & B,
B Commerce/B Science 8.0 C+ 2 Mar/Jul 5 Economics, Accounting A &/or B, Economics A &/or B, Information Technology A & B
Science Science depends on major
B Engineering Honours/B Arts 7.3 C 2 Mar/Jul 5 Science Advanced Mathematics A &/or B, Physics A & B,
B Commerce (Liberal Studies) 9.1 C+ 1 Mar/Jul 4 Economics Economics A & B, Accounting A &/or B Chemistry A &/or B, Foundations of Social Science A &/or B

B Engineering Honours/B Commerce 8.0 C+ 2 Mar/Jul 5 Science Advanced Mathematics A &/or B, Physics A & B and/or
Dentistry Chemistry A &/or B, Accounting A &/or B, Economics A &/or B

B Oral Health A+C^ C+ Mar 3 Science Chemistry A &/or B and Biology A &/or B B Engineering Honours/B Medical Science 7.3 C 2 Mar/Jul 5 Science Advanced Mathematics A &/or B, Physics A & B,
Chemistry A & B, Biology A &/or B

B Engineering Honours/B Science 7.3 C 2 Mar/Jul 5 Science Advanced Mathematics A &/or B, Physics A & B,
Please note that we use the abbreviation B for Bachelor of,M for Master of and D for Doctor of throughout these course tables.
Chemistry A & B, Biology A &/or B
* Courses with a limited number of places. The GPA listed is the minimum.
B Engineering Honours/ 7.3 C 2 Mar/Jul 5 Science Advanced Mathematics A &/or B, Physics A &/or B,
** Please refer to the University's Course Search or 'Find a Course' website, sydney.edu.au/courses/ for more information on progression
B Project Management Chemistry A &/or B, Economics A &/or B
requirements for double degrees.
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Guide to minimum entry requirements for undergraduate studies at the University of Sydney for entry in 2018. All the entry requirements B Engineering Honours/B Music Studies A (6.9) +C C 2 Mar 5 Science, Advanced Mathematics A &/or B, Physics A & B,
and other information listed are a guide only and are subject to change. For more course information, visit the University of Sydney Find Music Chemistry A &/or B, Music A & B
a Course website: sydney.edu.au/courses/
Students must start the course of their choice in the immediate subsequent semester. A gap in the study period cannot occur.
^ A+C stands for ATAR (or equivalent) plus other selection criteria, for example, audition or interview.
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(continued)

Undergraduate studies Undergraduate studies


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The University of Sydney course USFP USFP HAPP Semester Years USFP Recommended subjects The University of Sydney course USFP USFP HAPP Semester Years USFP Recommended subjects
Academic English Stream intake stream (one or more) Academic English Stream intake stream (one or more)
Grade Grade Grade Grade

Programs
Engineering and Information Technology Law (continued)

B Information Technology 7.5 C 2 Mar/Jul 4 Science Information Technology A & B, Economics A & B, Government,
B Economics/B Laws 8.0 B- 1 Mar/Jul+ 5 Economics
Advanced Mathematics A & /or B Law & Information A & B

B Information Technology/B Arts 7.5 C 2 Mar/Jul 5 Science Information Technology A & B, Advanced Mathematics B Engineering (Honours)/B Laws 8.0 B- 1 Mar/Jul+ 6 Science Physics A & B, Chemistry A &/or B
A & /or B, Foundations of Social Science A &/or B
Information Technology A & B,
B Information Technology/B Laws 8.0 B- 1 Mar/Jul+ 6 Science
B Information Technology/ 8.0 C+ 2 Mar/Jul 5 Science Information Technology A & B, Government, Law & Information A &/or B
B Commerce Advanced Mathematics A & /or B, Accounting A &/or B B International and Global Studies Arts, Economics A & B,
8.0 B- 1 Mar 5
/B Laws Economics Government, Law and Information A &/or B
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B Information Technology/ 7.5 C 2 Mar/Jul 5 Science Information Technology A & B,


B Medical Science Advanced Mathematics A & /or B, Chemistry A & B Four of Physics A &/or B, Chemistry A &/or B, Biology A
B Science/B Laws 8.0 B- 1 Mar/Jul+ 5 Science
&/or B Government, Law and Information A &/or B
B Information Technology/ 7.5 C 2 Mar/Jul 5 Science Information Technology A & B,
B Science Advanced Mathematics A & /or B, Depends on Major
Music
B Project Management 7 C 2 Mar/Jul 3 Science, Physics A +/or B; Economics A &/or B,

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Economics Information Technology A &/or B B Music (Composition) A (6.2) +C C 2 Mar 4 Music Any two subjects

B Project Management/B Arts 7 C 2 Mar/Jul 5 Science, Physics A &/or B, Economics A &/or B, Information B Music (Performance) A (6.2) +C C 2 Mar/Jul 4 Music Any two subjects
Economics Technology A &/or B, Foundations of Social Science A &/or B
B Music Studies A (6.2) +C C 2 Mar/Jul 3 Music Any two subjects

Health Sciences B Music Studies/B Arts A (6.2) +C C 2 Mar 5 Music Music A & B, Foundations of Social Science A & B

B Applied Science 7.3 C 2 Mar 3 Science Chemistry A & B, Biology A & B, Physics A &/or B, Dip Music A (6.2) +C C 2 Mar/Jul 2 Arts, Music Music A & B
(Exercise and Sports Science) Foundations of Social Science A &/or B
Nursing
B Applied Science 8.0 C+ 1 Mar 5 Science Chemistry A & B, Biology A & B, Physics A &/or B
(Exercise and Sport Science)/ B Nursing (Advanced Studies) 7.0 C+ 2 Mar 3 Arts, Biology A & B, Foundations of Social Science A & B
M Nutrition and Dietetics* Economics,
Science
B Applied Science 7.5 C+ 2 Mar 4 Science Chemistry A & B, Biology A & B, Physics A &/or B,
(Exercise Physiology) Foundations of Social Science A &/or B B Arts/M Nursing 6.9 C+ 2 Mar 4 Arts, Biology A & B, Foundations of Social Science A & B
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Economics,
B Applied Science 7.6 C 2 Mar 4 Economics, Physics A &/or B, Chemistry A &/or B, Biology A &/or B
Science
(Diagnostic Radiography) Science
B Health Science/M Nursing 6.9 C+ 2 Mar 4 Arts, Biology A &/or B, Foundations of Social Science A & B,
B Applied Science 7.5 C+ 2 Mar 4 Arts, Biology A & B, Foundations of Social Science A &/or B,
Economics, Dependent on Major
(Occupational Therapy) Economics, Chemistry A &/or B
Science
Science
B Science/M Nursing 6.9 C+ 2 Mar 4 Science, Chemistry A & B, Biology A & B, Foundations of Social
B Applied Science (Physiotherapy)* 8.5 C+ 1 Mar 4 Science Chemistry A &/or B, Physics A &/or B,
Economics Science A & B
Biology A & B

B Applied Science (Speech Pathology) 7.6 C+ 2 Mar 4 Arts, Biology A & B, Foundations of Social Science A &/or B Pharmacy
Economics,
Science B Pharmacy* 7.3 C 2 Mar 4 Science Chemistry A & B, Physics A &/or B, Biology A &/or B

B Health Sciences 6.9 C+ 2 Mar 3 Arts, Biology A &/or B, Foundations of Social Science B Pharmacy & Management * 7.3 C 2 Mar 5 Science Chemistry A & B, Physics A &/or B, Biology A &/or B
Economics, A &/or B, Dependent on Major
Science Science

B Medical Science 7.3 C 2 Mar/Jul 3 Economics, Chemistry A & B, Biology A &/or B or Physics A &/or B
Law+
Science
Arts, Social Science A & B, Government,
B Arts/B Laws 8.0 B- 1 Mar/Jul+ 5 B Liberal Arts and Science 6.2 C 2 Mar/Jul 3 Arts, Economics, Dependent on Major
Economics Law & Information A & B
Science
B Arts (Media and Communications) Arts, Media Studies & Communication A & B, Government, Law
8.0 B- 1 Mar/Jul+ 6 B Psychology* 7.8 C 2 Mar 4 Economics, Biology A & B, Foundations of Social Science A & B,
/B Laws Economics & Information A & B
Science, Arts Dependent on major
Economics A & B, Accounting A &/or B,
B Commerce/B Laws 8.0 B- 1 Mar/Jul+ 5 Economics B Science 6.8 C 2 Mar/Jul 3 Economics, Physics A &/or B, Biology A &/or B or Chemistry A &/or B,
Government, Law & Information A &/or B
Science Dependent on Major
Economics,
B Design in Architecture/B Laws* 8.0 B- 1 Mar 5 Foundations of Visual Art and Design A & B B Science (Advanced) 7.8 C 2 Mar/Jul 3 Science Physics A &/or B, Biology A &/or B or Chemistry A &/or B,
Science
Dependent on Major
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Please note that we use the abbreviation B for Bachelor of,M for Master of and D for Doctor of throughout these course tables.
Guide to minimum entry requirements for undergraduate studies at the University of Sydney for entry in 2017. All the entry
* Course with a limited number of places. The GPA listed is the minimum.
requirements and other information listed are a guide only and are subject to change. For more course information, visit the
** Please refer to the University's Course Search or 'Find a Course' website, sydney.edu.au/courses/ for more information on progression University of Sydney Find a Course website: sydney.edu.au/courses/
requirements for double degrees.
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Undergraduate studies
With your future CareerAhead will help you:
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Course USFP USFP HAPP Semester Years USFP Recommended Subjects


Academic English Stream Intake Stream (one or more)
Grade Grade career in mind,

Programs
Identify your natural strengths
Science (continued) we have introduced and the skills you need to improve
B Science (Advanced Mathematics) 8.0 C 2 Mar/Jul 3 Science Advanced Mathematics A & B, Either Physics A &/or B,
Chemistry A &/or B a new careers Get a better understanding of the
employment market in your home
program to our
B Science/B Arts 6.8 C 2 Mar/Jul 4 Economics, Physics A &/or B, Biology A &/or B or Chemistry A &/or B,
Science Foundations of Social Science A & B, Dependent on Major country, as well as in Australia

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B Science/M Nutrition and Dietetics* 8.0 C+ 1 Mar 5 Science Chemistry A & B, Biology A & B
Write an impressive CV
and a personal statement
Preparation programs.
Veterinary Science
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B Animal and Veterinary Bioscience 6.9 C 2 Mar 4 Economics, Chemistry A & B and Biology A & B Boost your confidence by
Science
practising interview skills
B Veterinary Biology/ A (7.7) +C^ C+ 2 Mar 6 Science Physics A &/or B, Chemistry A & B and Biology
D Veterinary Medicine** A&B Skills for success Make the right choices for your

The University of Sydney entry requirements and CareerAhead


The CareerAhead service is designed future career.
to give you a head start in todays
competitive graduate employment At The University of Sydney
market by helping you become Even when you progress on to your
a confident, highly skilled and degree at The University of Sydney,
extremely employable graduate. your career support continues.
This comprises completing a range
How CareerAhead works: of assignments from your personal
Guide to entry qualifications
Before you arrive development plan that will help you
Please note that we use the abbreviation
You will receive helpful information develop the skills you need to work
B for Bachelor of
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and advice from our admissions team in your chosen career when you
M for Master of
about CareerAhead and what it can graduate. Assignments include
D for Doctor of
do for you. activities such as volunteer work
and taking the leadership role in
Key to Symbols
When you arrive sports teams and societies.
A & B Part A and Part B must be completed.
You will get a full overview of the
A &/or B Complete both Part A and Part B or choose either Part A or Part B. Mar Offered in the March semester only.
CareerAhead program and complete
Mar/Jul Offered in both the March and July semesters. July intake is reviewed annually and maybe cancelled without notice. an online skills assessment in your
# Mid year entry is available. However, students may have limited options available in Semester 2. Some courses may own language. You will then receive
take longer to complete or require attendance at Summer School. Please refer to the relevant faculty for further
details.
a full report that highlights your
existing skills and specific areas
+ Combined Law students who commence in July do not commence their law studies until the March semester. While
students will usually be able to complete in the standard duration listed, there are limited options available in you need to focus on developing.
Semester 2 which may result in enrolment issues for some students.

A(6.2) +C Minimum USFP GPA for Music 6.2 and Visual Art 5.7* and additional selection criteria (portfolio, audition, At USPP
interview, questionnaire, STAT or other may apply). Refer to course information on the 'Find a Course' website at
sydney.edu.au/courses for more details. You will participate in a wide range
* There are a limited number of places available in this course. It is possible that not all students will be offered
of activities and projects that are
a place or be able to accept an offer once course capacity is reached. designed to develop a whole range
** Please refer to the University's Course Search or 'Find a Course' website, sydney.edu.au/courses/ for more of employability skills.
information on progression requirements for double degrees.
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^ A+C stands for ATAR (or equivalent) plus other selection criteria, for example, audition or interview.

For more information visit: sydney.edu.au/courses/


Programs Because the University of
Sydney is world renowned,
Academic English Preparation (AEP) it gives me a plus to get my
degree there as opposed to
a degree from my country.
Then I can go back to my
country and try and
If you need to increase your level of English language skills
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help it.
in order to study an academic course, Academic English

Programs
Nely
Preparation (AEP) is the perfect solution.
Mozambique
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AEP at a glance Personal study plan Delivered on campus


No IELTS required on successful When you apply, your English Your AEP lessons consist 2017 start dates
completion of the required level competence level will be determined. of 23 tuition hours per week.
of AEP When you arrive on campus you will 2 January

Academic English Preparation (AEP)


This means you do not need to take then be assessed to make sure you Teachers 6 February
an IELTS test before progressing start your English course at the AEP teaching staff are highly
to your academic program. right level. qualified and experienced 20 March
professionals in the English as 24 April
Fast, effective progress in speaking, Extension a Second Language (ESL) field. 12 June
writing, reading and listening You may extend your study plan
The program focuses on maximising if you do not manage to achieve the Academic support 17 July
your progress in each of the four required level for your academic You will receive academic advice 4 September
core English skills. course. to ensure you make a smooth 9 October
transition to your academic program.
Fundamental skills for Maximise your support 20 November
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academic learning Class sizes are kept small so your Course length
You will develop note taking, progress can be monitored closely. The minimum course length
essay writing, presentations and is ten weeks.
summarising skills to help you learn Regular testing
faster and with greater confidence. Your progress will be regularly
To help achieve this, modern checked to help ensure you reach
educational technology is your full potential, with reports
used extensively. provided every five weeks.
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International application for admission
How to apply University of Sydney Preparation Programs
Please print clearly in English and in BLOCK letters. Please tick boxes where appropriate.

Local representative information


Agent name Agent URN

Student details
You can apply to USFP or HAPP directly or through
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Family name Given names

your local agent. Whichever option you choose, Title Date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy) Age Gender: Male Female (please tick)

Country of birth Nationality


were available to help you every step of the way. Are you a Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia? Yes No (please tick)

Home address

City State/Province
To apply direct (students) To apply through an agent Package Program Offer
Visit: taylorscollege.edu.au/apply, Complete the application form and You can obtain an offer letter Country Postcode
or return it to your local representative or conditional offer letter for Home telephone number (including country code) Mobile telephone number (including country code)
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complete the application form and along with the supporting documents Foundation Programs (USFP),
Email
return it to the Admissions Centre outlined in step two. For a list of USPP the High Achievers Preparation
along with the supporting documents authorised representatives Program (HAPP) and the
outlined in step two. in your country, please visit: undergraduate program Parent/alternative contact details
taylorscollege.edu.au/about/agent of the University of Sydney. Name Relationship to student
Address This will enable you to apply Home address (if different from student address)
Admissions Centre Student visas for a visa for the duration of
City State/Province
Level 24, 201 Elizabeth Street For information on student visas to the full package program.
Sydney NSW 2000, Australia Australia, please go to the Immigration Country Postcode
Australia website immi.gov.au Please contact the Admissions Home telephone number (including country code) Mobile telephone number (including country code)
E: anziscadmissions@studygroup.com Centre or USPP to facilitate your Business telephone number (including country code) Fax number (including country code)
Conditional Offer and
Email
Confirmation of Enrolment.

Visa details
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Do you have a current Australian Visa? Yes No (please tick) If Yes, please provide a copy of your current visa.

Are you applying for a Student Visa? Yes No (please tick)


STEP 2
Visa type Visa subclass Visa expiry date
Attach the following documents:
V  erified copies of your academic
qualifications (translated into English)
Evidence of English language proficiency
Passport details
STEP 1 A  copy of your passport (or Birth Passport number Passport expiry date Please provide a copy of your current passport
Complete all sections of the International Certificate) and a copy of your visa
application for admission form. if you have a current Australian visa.
English Language
All international students must demonstrate an acceptable level of English proficiency to gain admission to the USPP academic programs. Please provide evidence
of your English language proficiency by submitting your English language test results taken in the last two years.

Academic IELTS (Score) Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking

Other (please supply)


For all other tests accepted by the Admissions Department, please refer to taylorscollege.edu.au

Previous education Please attach verified copies of all academic transcripts or reports (translated into English).
Name of qualification Year awarded
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STEP 3 STEP 4 Name of school/college/university


Submit your application to a USPP Your application will be reviewed Country/State Language of instruction
local representative or directly to USPP for eligibility, and you will be notified
If you are currently completing a qualification, please indicate when you expect to complete this study (mm/yyyy)
anziscadmissions@studygroup.com in writing of the outcome.
Course selection
Recommended weeks of Academic English Preparation (AEP)# AEP start date

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Intensive April October Standard January July Extended February August Year
High Achievers Preparation Program February September
Foundation stream Arts/Media* Economics/Commerce
*Not available in the Intensive Program, April and October intake.
Music Science/Engineering and IT/Health Science
Only available for January Standard Program and August Extended Program.
Visual Art and Design
AEP is for foundation programs only
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Program fees and additional costs
List three subjects for the Standard Program from Group 1 and/or Group 2 on page 22, and two for Extended program. The subjects I wish to study are:
Subject 1 Subject 2 Subject 3

Package program offer


Do you wish to receive a conditional undergraduate Letter of Offer from the University of Sydney? Yes No (please tick) For a full list of the 2017 fees, visit: taylorscollege.edu.au
Will you apply for a visa to cover the undergraduate program? Yes No (please tick)

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Undergraduate offer. The Undergraduate course I would like to study at the University of Sydney is: (in order of preference)
2017 Fee payment schedule
Preference 1 Major
Intake Fee (AU$) First instalment Second instalment Third instalment
Preference 2 Major
Academic English January, February, $5,350
Preference 3 Major Preparation (AEP) (10 weeks March, April, June,
study July, September
October and
Caregiver arrangements November
If you are under 18 years of age, do you require the College to recommend a Caregiver? Yes No (please tick)

If No, please advise the name and address in Australia of your Caregiver. Caregivers name The University of Sydney Foundation Program
Caregivers address in Australia Standard Program 31 January $32,000 $16,000 On acceptance $16,000 03/7/2017

17 July $32,000 $16,000 On acceptance $16,000 23/01/2018


Accommodation

Program fees and additional costs


Extended Program 6 February $42,300 $14,100 On acceptance $14,100 03/07/2017 $14,100 23/01/2018
Do you require assistance with accommodation? Yes No (please tick) Length of stay (weeks)
Accommodation start date (dd/mm/yyyy) What type of accommodation do you require? Homestay (Single) 7 August $42,300 $14,100 On acceptance $14,100 23/01/2018 $14,100 09/07/2018

Intensive Program 24 April $32,000 $16,000 On acceptance $16,000 25/09/2017


OSHC details (if applicable) 9 October $32,000 $16,000 On acceptance $16,000 16/04/2018
Do you currently hold an OSHC policy? Yes No (please tick) Name of OSHC provider
OSHC membership number OSHC expiry date
The University of Sydney High Achievers Preparation Program
For your convenience, OSHC will be included automatically on your invoice unless you provide us with details of your alternative policy.
Preparation Program 20 February $23,500 $23,500 On acceptance
Please select type of cover you wish to receive: Single Dual Family Multi Family (please tick)
Preparation Program 18 September $23,500 $23,500 On acceptance
If Yes, flight details including date, time and flight number should be sent to
Airport transfer Do you require airport transfer? Yes No (please tick)
the Admissions Centre as soon as possible to arrange the airport collection

Supplements Accommodation Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)


Disability All International students are required
Fee (AU$) Fee (AU$) to maintain OSHC for the duration
Do you have a disability, impairment or long-term medical condition which may affect your studies? Yes No (please tick) If Yes, please indicate the area/s of impairment:
Enrolment fee* $325 Accommodation placement fee $300
of their student visa. Students are
Acquired brain impairment Hearing/Deaf Intellectual Learning Physical Medical condition Mental illness Mobility Vision required to purchase Visa Length
If you have a disability, would you like to receive advice on support services, equipment and facilities which may assist you? Yes No (please tick)
Stationery and textbook costs $350-$600 Homestay Single room $385 Cover which will be outlined on your
(approximate) (includes 16 meals per week)^ offer letter and payable with the initial
tuition fees. Discounts apply for cover
Declaration and signature (This application must be signed; otherwise it will not be accepted) Music subject fee# $2,800
greater than 12 months.
I wish to be considered for admission to the course(s) I have shown on this application form. I agree that where I do not meet the entry requirements for the selected course or suite of courses that I will be offered Airport transfer fee (one way) $185
an alternative Study Group course. I declare that to the best of my knowledge the information supplied within this application and the documentation supporting it is correct and complete. I acknowledge that
the provision of false or misleading information may result in non-acceptance of the application or immediate exclusion from Taylors College. I authorise Taylors College, where necessary, to obtain from any other For further details on the fees
educational institution evidence of my academic records or seek other corroborating evidence with respect to my application. I also understand that Taylors College is required under Section 19 of the ESOS Act Living costs per year (estimated) $20,000 associated with OSHC please refer to:
2000, to inform the Department of Immigration and Border Protection about changes to my course enrolment and any breach of my student visa conditions relating to satisfactory academic performance. I also
understand that under the provisions of the ESOS Act 2000, Taylors College may release information provided in this application to Australian Commonwealth and State agencies. taylorscollege.edu.au
Taylors College is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 of the Commonwealth of Australia. Taylors College collects and uses any personal information provided to itself in accordance with the Act. The type of information
and the use and disclosure of that information without any prior approval is set out in the Privacy Policy which can be found at: taylorscollege.edu.au. By signing this application I acknowledge that I have read the For the full information on our
Privacy Policy and consent to the use and disclosure of my personal information as set out in the Privacy Policy.
preferred provider Worldcare, please
By indicating that I wish to receive a conditional offer from the University of Sydney, I agree to an online university application being submitted by Taylors College on my behalf. The declaration above (including the
privacy statement) similarly applies to the University of Sydney application and the way in which they will collect and use my information. The Universitys privacy policy can be found at: sydney.edu.au/privacy.html
visit: oshcallianzassistance.com.au

Signed (Student) Date (dd/mm/yyyy) * Compulsory fee and non-refundable.


# Music in USFP: Students of the Foundation Program can choose to be taught individual instrumental studies either by teachers
Signed (Parent/Legal Guardian*) Date (dd/mm/yyyy) of the Conservatorium or by teachers at USPP. The cost of instrumental studies varies but in general it will cost approximately
* If applicant is under the age of 18. $2,800 to study with a USPP teacher and approximately $4,400 to study with a teacher at Conservatorium.

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This is a guide only. Actual costs may vary slightly.
Note
Send your application to: ^ Students aged under 18 living in homestay accommodation will be invoiced at the time of enrolment for the period until
1. Information provided may be made available to Commonwealth and State agencies and the Director of the Tuition Admissions Centre, Level 24, 201 Elizabeth Street, they turn 18. Monthly instalment payment plan is available.
Protection Service, pursuant to obligations under the ESOS Act 2000 and the National Code. Sydney NSW 2000, AUSTRALIA Note: Current as at September 2016 and subject to change without notice. Please refer to the USPP website to confirm fees.
2. A ny school-aged dependants accompanying overseas students to Australia will be required to pay full fees E: anziscadmissions@studygroup.com All fees and additional costs are quoted in Australian dollars. All prices include GST where applicable. Payment made
if they are enrolled in either a government or non-government school. by credit cards (Visa, MasterCard and American Express) will attract a 2.5% surcharge.
or to your local representative
For information about Terms and Conditions, please visit our website at http://www.taylorscollege.edu.au/admissions/terms-conditions
Provider: Study Group Australia Pty Limited trading as Taylors College. CRICOS Provider Code: 01682E
20865A_06/15
Provider: The University of Sydney. CRICOS Provider Code: 00026A