University Foundation Studies Accelerated - 1 Term (WSTC)

  • Effective from: 2016
  • Approved Abbreviation: Found Stud 1 CSPEN
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 9017
  • AQF Level: OT

This program applies to students who commenced in 2016 or later. 

University Foundation Studies Accelerated Program is a university entry program designed for domestic students who have completed a minimum of Year 12 or its equivalent. The program provides an academic entry pathway to first year undergraduate study or its equivalent. Students complete 45 credit points over one term. Subjects are designed to provide students with the generic skills needed for success at university in addition to more specialised discipline specific subjects intended to provide students with curriculum knowledge and skills to be successful in their chosen university course.

Study Mode

Four months (one term).

Program Advice

College Program Enquiries

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |


Campus Attendance Mode Advice
The College - Nirimba Education Precinct Full Time Internal See above


This program is available to Domestic Students only.

This program is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents aged 17 years or over and not currently enrolled in or completing Year 12 in the same year of intended admission. 

For more information on applying please see link to The College admission pages below.

Program Structure

Students must:

  • Complete all the subjects within their chosen sequence;
  • Pass LANG 0005 Academic English (WSTC) with a minimum C grade;
  • Achieve a GPA of 5.5 or higher in order to graduate.

In order to transition to a Diploma or Bachelor program at Western, students must meet the program completion rules. In addition, students must meet the relevant GPA entry requirements and any other admission criteria, which may include English language proficiency requirements or the attainment of specific grades, for entry into their intended diploma or undergraduate degree.

Recommended Sequence

Students must complete the following sequence.

Health Science/Nursing Sequence - Foundation Studies Accelerated - 1 Term

Subject Title Credit Points
LANG 0005Academic English (WSTC)10
NATS 0020Skills for Health Science (WSTC)5
MATH 0017Mathematics for Health Science (WSTC)10
NATS 0016Science for Health Professionals (WSTC)10
NATS 0009Health Communication (WSTC)10