Thursday, 9 October 2014

An intro of foundation programs in Australia

There are quite a few people who question the very existence of foundation express courses that are being offered in countries like UK and Australia. However, the majority of the so called opponents of these courses are not very much aware of what these programs are all about. Benefit of such courses then becomes a different subject matter altogether. So, if you are finding yourself in a similar type of situation and do not know much about the program, then read on to equip yourself with the right information, so that you can make an informed decision as to whether you should go for it or not.

What is a foundation program?


It is basically a UK-inspired study courses that has been designed and developed to help students fill the gap that they find existing between their current qualification levels and the qualification that is required to take admission in the university and degree of their choice in the future. The courses act as a bridge between international universities and international students who wish to go for higher studies in countries like UK and Australia. The courses are designed in such a manner that they compliment any sort of skill or knowledge or qualification that you might be currently finding yourself short of after having finished your high school. The courses are especially useful for students coming from education systems which are different from that of Australian universities. So, if you are coming from a different country and not very much aware of the education system of Australian system, then you must take up these courses before seeking admission at Australian universities as it will not only help you align yourself to the education system that is being adopted by Australian universities but also align your existing qualification to the higher degree programs that you wish to go for in the future.

The duration of such programs is usually not more than one academic year. However, if you happen to be in a bit of hurry then you can go for the intensive 4 and 6 months programs, which are especially designed for those people who wish to complete their programs at a fast rate. The courses are designed for foreign as well as local students, regardless of the place of their origin. However, if you belong to a nation which does not have English as its first language, then you can go for language courses as well.

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