English and foundation programs

English language programs

Applicants who do not meet the English language requirement for direct entry may consider an Academic English Program or may be eligible for the University of Melbourne English Language Bridging Program (UMELBP).

English Language Bridging Program

Hawthorn-Melbourne is endorsed by the University of Melbourne as the sole external provider of the University of Melbourne English Language Bridging Program (UMELBP).

Hawthorn-Melbourne has been providing students with English language training for more than 25 years. It offers a range of high-quality programs to help you meet the University’s English language requirements and prepare you for study in Australia.

The UMELBP provides a direct English language pathway from Hawthorn-Melbourne to specific courses at the University of Melbourne. This 10-week program recreates authentic academic activities aimed at developing English language and study skills.

All undergraduate courses and many graduate courses accept the UMELBP as a pathway option.

More information about the English Language Bridging Program

Academic English language programs

Hawthorn-Melbourne also conducts academic English language programs including:

  • IELTS Preparation Program
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Intensive Academic Preparation
More information about Hawthorn-Melbourne

Foundation programs

Foundation programs have been designed in collaboration with Australian universities to create a curriculum the bridges secondary and university studies. The University of Melbourne accepts a large number of foundation studies programs as entry pathways to our undergraduate courses.

Trinity College Foundation Studies

Trinity College Foundation Studies (TCFS) has helped students make a successful transition from school in their home country to the University of Melbourne for over 20 years.

Graduates of Trinity College Foundation Studies are guaranteed a place in the University of Melbourne course of their choice if they satisfy the prerequisites and meet the required scores.

TCFS offers accelerated and extended programs to meet your individual needs, and the curriculum is supervised by the University of Melbourne’s Academic Board.

More information about Trinity College Foundation Studies

Other Australian foundation programs

The University of Melbourne also accepts a large number of other Australian foundation programs as a pathway to study the University.

A guide to the University’s undergraduate course entry requirements for Australian foundation programs can be found here.