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About The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is a public research university located in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850 as Australia's first university, it is regarded as one of the world's leading universities. The university is one of Australia's six sandstone universities.

The University of Sydney is a member of the Group of Eight, an alliance of leading Australian universities recognised for their teaching excellence and research.

Excellent rankings

  • Ranked 1st in Australia and 4th in the world for graduate employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2022)
  • Ranked 38th in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2022)
  • Accounting and Finance: 3rd in Australia, 24th in the world (QS Subject Rankings, 2022)
  • Anatomy and Physiology: 1st in Australia, 12th in the world (QS Subject Rankings, 2022)
  • Arts and Humanities: 1st in Australia, 12th in the world (US News and World Report)
  • Business and Management Studies: 3rd in Australia, 47th in the world (QS Subject Rankings, 2022)
  • Engineering – Civil and Structural: 2nd in Australia, 17th in the world (QS Subject Rankings, 2022)
  • Medicine: 1st in Australia, 18th in the world (QS Subject Rankings, 2022)
  • Nursing: 1st in Australia, 12th in the world (QS Subject Rankings, 2022)
  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology: 2nd in Australia, 14th in the world (QS Subject Rankings, 2022)

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One-year Foundation pathway

You will follow the specialist Kings Advanced Level Foundation. This is based on A-levels and taught by A-level teachers.

Depending on your degree of choice, you will study a combination of relevant subjects along with the compulsory subjects of Data Handling/Statistics and Communication/Study Skills.

At a glance

Colleges:

  • Kings Bournemouth
  • Kings Brighton
  • Kings London
  • Kings Oxford

Start dates:

  • September 2022
  • January 2023
  • September 2023

Entry requirements:

  • Completed 11 – 12 years of schooling
  • Minimum IELTS 6.5

Minimum age:

  • 16.5

Length:

  • 1 academic year (3 terms)

Lessons:

  • Average 21 hours per week, plus homework and private study

Class size range:

  • 8 – 12

Learning outcomes

  • Raise academic qualifications to UK university entrance level
  • Raise English to university level 
  • Develop learning and self-study skills for degree level 
Advanced Level Foundation

The University of Sydney entry criteria

Students from Kings are able to apply to The University of Sydney following completion of their Advanced Level Foundation.

They can enrol to the whole range of courses offered at the university.

For full entry requirements, see The University of Sydney website.


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