Taylors College (Sydney) – University of Sydney Foundation Program

Taylors College provides world class, specialized programs in university preparation and secondary school education. With over 85 years experience in the education industry, we have achieved unparalleled success in preparing students for their university study. Taylors College (Sydney) provides University of Sydney Foundation Program exclusively for University of Sydney.

University of Sydney

Founded in 1850, the University of Sydney is today one of the world’s top 40 universities. It is engaged in active academic and exchange partnerships with top-ranked institutions in 37 countries in Europe, America and Asia. In 2009 the National Union of Students again rated us ‘Best in Australia’ for student support.

The University of Sydney is Australia’s first university. It is also one of the largest universities in Australia with over 47,000 students, including 8,500 international students from over 100 different countries. The University of Sydney is a key member of the Group of Eight research-intensive universities, the Academic Consortium 21, and the Worldwide Universities Network global research alliance.

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University of Sydney Foundation Program

The University of Sydney and Taylors College have worked closely together to create the University of Sydney Foundation Program (USFP). The University of Sydney Foundation program, is an intensive, focused program which guarantees entry to the University of Sydney upon successful completion.

USFP students are guaranteed a place in the undergraduate course of their choice at the University of Sydney upon achieving the necessary requirements. Every year, more than 80% of USFP graduates who apply to the University of Sydney are offered a place.

USFP is delivered in 20-week semesters (or 10-week terms for 30-week programs). After completing the first semester you may have the option to repeat a unit, take a different subject or extend your program and study at a slower pace. Students are counseled through this process on an individual basis to select the best study option. This flexibility allows you to study in the way that gives you the best chance of success.

You may choose the stream (area of study) consistent with the course you wish to study at university:

Stream (Area of study) Compulsory core subjects Group 1 Elective subjects
(choose 1, 2 or 3 subjects)
Group 2 Elective subjects
(choose 1 or 2 subjects)
Science/
Engineering & IT/
Health Sciences
English (Science) A & B
Mathematics (Science) A & B
Advanced Mathematics A* & B*
Biology A* & B*
Chemistry A* & B
Physics A* & B*
Information technology A* &B*
Accounting A* & B*
Advanced Mathematics A* & B*
Australian Studies A* & B*
Economics A* & B*
Foundations of Social Science A* & B
Biology A* & B*
Chemistry A* & B*
Foundations of Visual Art and Design Elective A* & B
Government, Law and Information A* & B
Media Studies and Communication A* & B
Music Elective A* & B
Physics A* & B*
Information Technology A* & B*
Economics/
Commerce
English (Humanities) A & B
Mathematics (Humanities) A & B
Accounting A* & B*
Economics A* & B*
Government, Law and Information A* & B*
As above
Subject Minors Subjects marked with a * can be taken as one semester long minors. Only 2 minors can be taken for each program
Note: Subjects offered are conditional on student number/preferences

Student Success

The Faculty of Economics and Business attracted 39% of University of Sydney foundation graduates. The highly competitive faculties of Pharmacy and Architecture, each attracted 2% of the students. Eight students were offered places in the Combined Law Programs and nine students in Medical Science as a pathway to the Graduate Medical Program at the University of Sydney.

The top students GOH, Siak Yong from Singapore and SUN, Ya Min from China both achieved GPA’s of 9.8 and were offered places in their first preference courses, Bachelor of International and Global studies/Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications) at the University of Sydney, respectively. GOH, Siak Yong was awarded the prestigious Sue Harlen Merit Scholarship, valued at $10,000, for his academic excellence, communication and leadership skills.

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  • Intake 1: October – Jun
  • Intake 2: Feb – Dec
  • Intake 3: Apr – Dec(Intensive)
  • Intake 4: July – Jun

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