Foundation studies

Key Information

Duration

8 months

Intake date

September 2024

Fees

IDR 137,700,000

About Foundation Studies

Preparing you for dual-degree undergraduate studies

Overview

The Foundation Program has been specifically designed for Indonesian students. It aims to prepare you for entry into the first year of a Deakin University Lancaster University Indonesia dual award bachelor degree.

You will study one of two streams depending on whether you have an offer for a Business or IT undergraduate course and you will have various support services focusing on language, literacy and numeracy assistance to help you in your studies.

Course structure 

The course consists of two streams to prepare you for a bachelor degree in either Business or Information Technology (IT). The program consists of eight academic units: five core units and three elective units specific to either the Business or IT steam. 

Each unit includes four hours of classes per week. Assessment for all units is continuous and includes tests, assignments and case study analysis.

Unit selection for first trimester

  • FNDS013 – Advanced Academic Communication Skills

  • FNDS015 – Information Technology

  • FNDE021 – Maths I

  • FNDB022 - Management

Unit selection for second trimester

Business stream

  • FNDS016 - Advanced Academic Writing and Research

  • FNDS014 - Intercultural Studies

  • FNDB020 - Accounting

  • FNDB021 - Economics

Information Technology stream

  • FNDS016 - Advanced Academic Writing and Research

  • FNDS014 – Intercultural Studies

  • FNDE023 - Maths II

  • FNDE025 Programming Fundamentals

Entry requirements:

English language requirements – 

IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)  
 
Academic requirements – 

The Foundation Studies programme has been designed for Indonesian students who have completed the SMU3, with a grade of at least 7.0 in 4 academic subjects (and must include relevant subjects such as Maths)

Assessment for all units is continuous and includes tests, assignments and case study analysis.

To graduate from the Foundation Program, you must complete and pass all eight units in the program. 

To progress into an undergraduate dual-award degree at, you will require an overall pass rate of at least 65%, with a minimum passing grade of 50% for all units.