UNSW foundation studies

Gain access to the Group of Eight universities
by starting UNSW Foundation Studies in Thailand

Gain access to the Group of Eight universities 

by starting UNSW Foundation Studies

in Thailand

UNSW Foundation Studies

This Foundation Studies program is your supportive pathway to study in Australia. On completion of the program, you are guaranteed entry to the First Year of any UNSW degree. It also offers a pathway for direct application to any Australian university, including the Go8.

Be degree-ready: do you want to study a degree in Architecture, Business, Cyber Security, Medicine, Quantum engineering, or any of the hundreds of other professional pathways? The content you study in the Foundation Studies program has been developed in consultation with the UNSW faculties so you will be prepared for your degree.

You will enjoy a personalised learning experience with individual support from dedicated and experienced teachers. Regular feedback and ongoing assessments will keep you moving forward in developing both your academic

Progression: undergraduate degree in all Australian University including Go8 university

Weekly class time: Approximately 24 hours

Awarding body: UNSW College

Ranked 19th Worldwide

QS World University Rankings, 2024.

Ranked 2nd in Australia

QS World University Rankings, 2023.

Most Employable Graduates

AFR Top 100 Future leaders Award.

Leading Innovation

#1 Australian university
attended by start-up founders.

Guaranteed Offer

Guaranteed UNSW Sydney
offer after 3 weeks of study.

Entry Requirements

This program is open to students with the following educational record or qualifications

Completion of Year 11 of high school
Mathayom 5
Equivalent qualifications of 1-3 above
IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
Direct admission test

Fees & scholarships:


Start dates:

August 2024 - February 2025 (9 months)

Your Progression Options

UK Universities also accepting the UNSW Foundation Studies

  • University of Leeds
  • University of York

University accepting UNSW Foundation Studies

  • University of Leeds
  • University of York

Study Streams

A stream is the area of study that will help you prepare for the UNSW bachelor’s degree you want to complete. If you’re planning to study a Foundation Studies program or a Transition Program, you will need to choose the stream which aligns to your preferred degree.