Curriculum

Curriculum

Students on the Foundation Studies Program study five subjects over two semesters. The subjects chosen depend on the bachelor degree program they eventually want to study at university. Please see the table below for details on the subjects and the degree programs they lead to:

Discipline Recommended Subjects Required Progression Score UoA Bachelor Degree (first year)
Architecture/Design Studies Design Studies (Feb)
Maths Studies
Computing and information Systems,
OR Physics
Critical Thinking (c)
English for Academic Purposes (c)
74% B Architectural Design
Commerce Economics
Maths Studies OR Maths Methods
Accounting OR Computing
Critical Thinking (c)
English for Academic Purposes (c)
77% B Commerce (Accounting, Corporate Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing)
74% B Economics
74% B Teaching/Economics (double degree)
Computer Science Computing and Information Systems
Maths Studies
Economics OR Design Studies
70% B Computer Science
70% B Mathematical & Computer Sciences
74% B Teaching/Mathematical & Computer Sciences
77% B Mathematical Sciences
Engineering Physics
Maths Studies
Specialist Maths
Chemistry
English for Academic Purposes (c)
77% B Eng (Computer Systems)
77% B Eng (Electrical &  Electronic)
77% B Eng (Mechanical)
77% B Eng (Mechanical and Aerospace)
77% B Eng (Mechatronic)
77% B Eng (Mining)
77% B Eng (Software)
77% B Eng (Telecommunications)
77% B Eng (Chemical)
77% B Eng (Civil & Environmental)
77% B Eng (Civil & Structural)
77% B Eng (Petroleum)
77% B Eng (Pharmaceutical)
Engineering Physics OR Biology OR Chemistry
Maths Studies
Specialist Maths
Critical Thinking (c)
English for Academic Purposes (c)
77% B Eng (Architectural)
77% B Eng (Mechanical & Sport)
77% B Eng (Chemical – Sustainable Energy)
77% B Eng (Chemical – Minerals Processing)
Finance Economics
Maths Studies
Accounting OR Computing
Critical Thinking (c)
English for Academic Purposes (c)
74% B Finance
B Finance (International)
Health Science Chemistry
Maths Studies OR Maths Methods
Physics OR Biology
Critical Thinking (c)
English for Academic Purposes (c)
83% B Medicine and Surgery*
83% B Dental Surgery*
70% B Nursing*
70% B Oral Health*
80% B Health Sciences
70% B Science
74% B Teaching/Science (Double)
Humanities Computing & Information Systems
Design Studies (Feb only)
Maths Methods
Economics
Critical Thinking (c)
English for Academic Purposes (c)
70% B Arts
74% B Teaching/Arts (double)
70% B Development Studies
70% B Environmental Policy and Management
70% B International Studies
80% B Laws
70% B Media
70% B Music
74% B Psychological Studies
70% B Social Science
70% B Languages
Life Science Chemistry
Maths Studies
Physics OR Biology
Critical Thinking (c)
English for Academic Purposes (c)
70% B Agricultural Sciences
70% B Food & Nutrition Science
77% B Viticulture & Oenology
77% B Science (Animal Science)
83% B Science (Veterinary Bioscience)*
77% B Science (Biomedical Science, Biotechnology, Marine Biology, Molecular & Drug Design, Natural Resources, Mineral Geoscience)
77% B Science (Evolutionary Biology, Biotechnology, Nanoscience & Materials, Space Science & Astrophysics, Laser Physics & Technology)

 

(c) Compulsory Subject
* Other selection criteria or quotas may apply. Some elective subjects may not be offered in every intake and are subject to demand. Students must consult the University of Adelaide 2014 Undergraduate prospectus for the full list and exact required pre-requisite subjects for their preferred degree.