Bond University College

Bond University College

As a student of Bond University College, you will benefit from academic and English language support that will prepare you for success in your future tertiary studies at Bond University on the Gold Coast.

About Bond University College

Institution Title :
Bond University College
Local Title :
Bond University College
Location :
Gold Coast

Located within Bond University’s classically designed campus on Queensland’s Gold Coast, Bond University College is fully integrated with the University’s educational structure and lifestyle.

Bond University College provides pathways to undergraduate study, including English language programs.

All programs have been designed in accordance with the University’s entry criteria, with a concentrated emphasis on intellectual development, academic processes and clear thinking.

As full members of the University community, Bond University College students enjoy access to Bond’s libraries, IT resources and research facilities, as well as student support services and recreational facilities.

The Bond University College difference

  • Situated on the Bond University Campus
    As a Bond University College student, you are immediately part of the Bond community with full access to all of Bond’s sporting and recreational facilities, student associations and clubs, providing you with the opportunity to meet people from around the globe.
  • Choice of starting dates
    Bond University College’s intakes in January, May and September coincide with Bond University’s semester start dates, allowing you to move straight into your chosen undergraduate program.
  • Personalised teaching environment
    In line with the University’s personalised approach, you will study in small class groups with teachers who know you by name and have an open-door policy to assist with specific problems or challenges. The major differentiator of the Diplomas over the Bachelor programs is that Diploma students are offered one additional hour of tuition per subject per week.
  • Student support
    In addition to the assistance available from teaching staff, students at Bond University College have access to free English language and academic skills workshops and individual appointments with our student support staff. Bond University College has partnered with Studiosity to provide an online after hours student support service for Diploma, Foundation and Diploma Preparation Program students. This service compliments the services offered by the on campus student support staff. Students also have access to the University’s counselling services, medical clinic and international student services team. Bond offers a safe and relaxed environment, with campus security operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Student mentoring
    You will receive regular feedback on your academic progress, with one-on-one help available. Weekly attendance monitoring and regular welfare checks will also ensure you are integrating into life at Bond.
  • Adjusting to the Australian style of learning
    Bond University College programs offer international students the chance to adjust to the more interactive, discussion-based style of learning practised in Australian universities. You will be eased into class participation in a supportive environment. All students undertake Academic Skills training that enables students to succeed in an Australian academic environment.
  • Progressive assessment
    Students are assessed progressively throughout the semester with a range of assessments including written, oral, group work and examinations

Study Areas

Architecture and Built Environment

The Diploma of Built Environment provides a foundation for a career in various property sectors. This program enables students to specialise in either property or construction management and quantity surveying.

  • Diploma of Built Environment

Business

The Diploma of Business offers a broad foundation for a range of career opportunities in the corporate sphere. Core subjects provide students with the fundamentals of accounting, economics, marketing and digital transformation of business.  Students will gain core skills in managing teams, leadership, communicating in groups, conflict resolution, problem-solving, individual and group decision making, information management, the use of different network technologies, and an understanding of ethics, morals and cultural beliefs. 

  • Diploma of Business

Arts

The Diploma of Arts opens up a wide range of career and further study opportunities in disciplines including Communication, Creative Arts, Film and Television, Global Studies (Sustainability), Humanities, International Relations, Journalism, Psychological Science and Social Science.

  • Diploma of Arts

Health Sciences

The Diploma of Health Sciences offers a broad foundation in biological and chemical sciences where students will gain an understanding of basic and applied sciences, including the anatomical, molecular and physiological processes of human health and function. Students will develop technical scientific and research skills using some of the latest research equipment, which can be applied across a broad range of industries.

  • Diploma of Health Sciences

Law

The Diploma of Legal Studies will be of interest to students planning a career where a knowledge of fundamental legal principles and basic legal skills will be of use, e.g. business administration, legal administration, federal, state or local government administration. It will also be of interest to students who have a general interest in the law as an area of study.

  • Diploma of Legal Studies

Creative Design

The Diploma of Creative Design opens up a wide range of career and further study opportunities in disciplines including Arts, Business, Commerce, Communication, Creative Arts, Film and Television, International Hotel and Tourism Management, Journalism, Social Science and Sport Management.  The program will teach students core skills (over three semesters) to enhance their career prospects, whether that be a recent school leaver or someone wishing to upgrade their qualifications.  Successful completion of the Diploma of Creative Design guarantees students a place in several undergraduate degrees at Bond University, with a possible 90 credit points credited towards their new program of study.

  • Diploma of Creative Design

Academic Pathways

The Bond University College Foundation Program provides a pathway for international students to pursue undergraduate studies. It meets the requirements for Foundation Programs, which are registered on CRICOS for delivery in Australia to international students, who are seeking entry to university undergraduate programs. Students learn the core academic and English language skills, as well as the independent learning skills required for entry into an undergraduate program at Bond University.

  • Foundation Program (International Students)

The Diploma Preparation Program provides a pathway for students to pursue undergraduate studies within a Higher Education Diploma Program. Students learn the core academic and digital literacy skills, as well as the independent learning skills required for entry to a Bond University Higher Education Diploma Program.

  • Diploma Preparation Program 

English Pathway

The English program is designed to improve academic English and study skills so students can enrol in Bond University programs.

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