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Foundation Year - Jakarta

The Deakin College Foundation Studies Program is equivalent to upper secondary school (Year 12) and university foundation programs. It aims to prepare you for further study in a Deakin College diploma or into first year of selected Deakin University bachelor’s degrees.

The course comprises of a standard or extended track program. The standard track program consists of eight academic units: four core units and four elective units. The Extended track program has an additional four core units, one of which is chosen from two alternative core units.

It follows the syllabus and curriculum as the Deakin College Foundation Studies Program, with minor differences in the sequencing of units each trimester.

Various support services focusing on language, literary and numeracy assistance are also available to help you in your studies. Each unit includes four hours of class contact per week. Assessment for all units is continuous, and includes tests, assignments and case study analysis. Most units have a final three hour examination.

To graduate from the Deakin College Jakarta Foundation Year , you must complete and pass all eight/twelve units.

Your pathway to Deakin University

Please refer to the fees page for program fee information.

Location

Campuses

  • Jakarta, Indonesia

Duration

  • Eight to twelve months

Intakes

  • March, July and October
Course structure – Standard Program
Complete and pass eight units
  • FNDS013 Advanced Academic Communication Skills (Core)
  • FNDS014 Intercultural Studies (Core)
  • FNDS015 Information Technology (Core)
  • FNDS016 Advanced Academic Writing and Research (Core)
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

Note:MME101 Business Academic Skills will be replaced by MWL101 Personal Insight from T1, 2017 onwards.

Course structure – Extended Program

For students who do not meet the entry requirements of the standard track program,
an extended track program is also available with an additional four units that need to be
completed before continuing with the standard track program.

Complete and pass four units
  • FNDS010 Introduction to Academic Communication (Core)
  • FNDS011 Introduction to Academic Writing (Core))
  • FNDS012 Computer Skills (Core)
  • Elective

and

  • FNDH023 Essential Mathematics (Alternative core)*

OR

  • FNDA023 Mass Communication (Alternative core)

*If students are undertaking the Business or IT stream, it is suggested they undertake Essential Mathematics.

Students then progress to the standard track upon successful completion.

Elective units

(Choose one stream)

Arts Electives Not offered at all locations

  • FNDA020 Society and Culture
  • FNDA021 Law
  • FNDA022 Media
  • FNDA023 Mass Communication
  • FNDB022 Management
  • FNDB021 Economics
  • FNDB023 Marketing

Business Electives Not offered at all locations

  • FNDE020 Introduction to Systems Analysis
  • FNDB021 Economics
  • FNDH023 Essential Mathematics
  • FNDE021 Mathematics I
  • FNDE023 Mathematics II
  • FNDB020 Accounting
  • FNDB022 Management
  • FNDA021 Law
  • FNDB023 Marketing

IT Not offered at all locations

  • FNDE020 Introduction to Systems Analysis
  • FNDH023 Essential Mathematics
  • FNDE021 Mathematics I
  • FNDE023 Mathematics II
  • FNDE022 Physics
  • FNDB022 Management
  • FNDH021 Chemistry
  • FNDE024 Biology
  • FNDH022 Human Biology

Foundation to Deakin College diploma entry

After successfully completing the certificate, you will be eligible to enter a Deakin College diploma course which leads into the second year of the relevant bachelor's degree course at Deakin University.

Foundation to Deakin University first year entry

After successfully completing the Foundation program and meeting specified entry requirements, you may be eligible to apply for entry into the first year of selected Deakin University bachelor’s degrees that do not follow directly from Deakin College’s diploma courses. The Deakin University bachelor degrees for which you may be eligible to apply after completing the certificate and the entry criteria are listed below:

Single degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts B WP WB T1 T2 T3 Pathway excludes major sequences in Film and Video, Journalism, Media and Communication, Photography and Public Relations.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) B WP WB T1 T2 T3
  • Bachelor of Arts (Professional and Creative Writing) B WP T1 T2 T3
  • Bachelor of Communication (Digital Media) B T1 T2 T3
  • Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) B WP T1 T2 T3
  • Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations) B WP T1 T2 T3
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Animation and Motion Capture) B T1 T2
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance) B T1
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama) B T1
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Television) B T1 T2
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Photography) B WF T1 T2
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts) B WF T1 T2
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Communication Design) B WF T1 T2
  • Bachelor of Criminology B WP T1 T2
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education** B T1
  • Bachelor of Education (Primary)** B WP WB T1
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science (Marine Biology) WB T1 T2
  • Bachelor of International Studies B WP T1 T2
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy WB T1
  • Bachelor of Social Work WF T1

    Double degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce B WP WF T1 T2
  • Bachelor of Arts (Chinese)/Bachelor of Commerce B T1
  • Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of IT Security B WP T1 T2
  • Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Psychological Science B WP T1 T2
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science/Bachelor of Criminology WP T1 T2
  • Bachelor of Information Systems/Bachelor of Arts B WF T1 T2
  • Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Commerce B WP T1

Legend

  • B - Melbourne Burwood Campus
  • WP - Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
  • WF - Geelong Waterfront Campus
  • WB - Warrnambool Campus
  • T1 - Trimester 1 Entry
  • T2 - Trimester 2 Entry
  • T3 - Trimester 3 Entry
  • **The preferred pathway for the Engineering Stream is choosing 2 of the following: FNDH021 Chemistry, FNDE024 Biology or FNDH022 Human Biology and two of the mathematics units (FNDH023/FNDE021/FNDE023).

Transfer requirements

For more information on transfer requirements from the Foundation Program into Deakin College diplomas and Deakin University degrees, please send an email to dcoll-admissions@deakin.edu.au.