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Kaplan International Pathways

Kaplan Pathways in Australia partner with three of Australia’s top universities and one of New Zealand’s top universities. Take your first step towards undergraduate studies and academic success at university in Australia or New Zealand.

Our pathways colleges in Australia and New Zealand are part of a global network with over 10 years of experience in delivering pathway programs to international students.

The University of Adelaide College, Adelaide and Melbourne provides a range of direct entry pathway options and is the preferred pathway partner of the University of Adelaide.

The University of Newcastle College of International Education, Newcastle provides alternative pathway opportunities to over 130 undergraduate and postgraduate Degree Programs at the University of Newcastle.

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Massey University College, New Zealand is the official pathway to Massey University and prepares you for a seamless transition into the degree of your choice at a university ranked in the top 3% worldwide.

Murdoch College, Perth supports students from around the world as they take their first steps towards tertiary study at Murdoch University.

Students who are interested in studying with Kaplan in Australia can expect to choose between our foundation and university level programs, both of which are designed to provide a seamless transition into the first or second year of undergraduate studies at our partner universities.

Kaplan provides academic counseling to students to ensure their chosen pathway satisfies their academic needs and aspirations. Our colleges offer students additional academic and pastoral support when compared with university. Smaller class sizes allow our academics to provide each student the support they need to succeed.

We are as committed to helping you achieve your educational and career goals. Your success is how we measure our own.

As a part of the University population, our students have access to many of the world-class university facilities. Our programs are stream-based and degree focused, with students able to study the university curriculum in a supportive yet academically challenging environment, so that upon successful completion students satisfy the entry requirements for their chosen degree. The universities govern curriculum and assessment ensuring the highest academic quality. Progression is guaranteed providing the student meets the required academic standard/ completes their pathway program successfully.

Benefit from a global network with over 10 years
experience providing pathways to university.

Our Pathways business is part of Kaplan International Pathways.

Kaplan International Pathways works in partnership with a selection of Australian, UK and US universities to provide individual support and academic guidance through degree preparation and alternative entry programs to international students.

In 2014, Kaplan International Pathways helped more than 12,000 international students from 108 countries gain entry to undergraduate and graduate degrees at more than 40 prestigious universities around the world.

How Can We Help?

Students who choose to study at one of Kaplan's pathways colleges benefit from small class sizes, extra English language support plus one-to-one academic and pastoral support.

University Preparation

Our pre-university preparation or foundation level courses provide students, who have completed the international equivalent of Australian Year 11, with the core subject knowledge and study skills vital for success at university. The depth of the curriculum and breadth of learning serve as ideal preparation for the first year of undergraduate studies.

Alternative Entry

We offer a variety of programs, catering for student’s individual academic needs and aspirations. Students who have completed the international equivalent of Australian Year 12 may choose a diploma or degree transfer program, preparing them for entry in to the second year of an undergraduate degree at one of our partner universities here in Australia.

Language Support

Our academic English programs are designed to provide international students with the English language skills required to enter, confidently participate and successfully complete their chosen tertiary program. Program length maybe tailored according to language level and desired pathway.

Your Options

Kaplan offers a range of pre-university programs through our pathways colleges here in Australia as well as New Zealand in partnership with our prestigious university partners.

The University of Adelaide provides students with a pathway to undergraduate studies at the University of Adelaide—consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and one of Australia’s prestigious ‘Group of Eight’ universities. Located in the heart of the city of Adelaide, the College provides the thorough preparation, guidance, support and encouragement needed to help students fulfill their academic potential. The College is proud to be the University’s preferred pathway partner, successful completion of our Foundation Studies or Degree Transfer Programs provides students with a guaranteed place in the first or second year of their selected bachelor degree.

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The University of Newcastle College of International Education is the official on-campus pathway college to the University of Newcastle, providing entry to over 130 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at a world-class university.

Our goal is to prepare you for success at university. Studying at the College, you’ll benefit from small-class sizes and one-on-one support to gain the English and academic skills required to thrive at university and complete your degree with confidence.

At the same time, you will have access to all the exceptional facilities and services at the University of Newcastle. This includes 7 state-of-the-art libraries holding 1.3 million resources, over 150 clubs and societies, free career counselling and a Centre for Teaching and Learning that provides drop-in sessions and academic workshops.

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Massey University College (MUC) is your official pathway to a wide range of degrees at Massey University, one of New Zealand’s leading and most progressive universities.

MUC courses are designed to improve your English language and academic skills and prepare you for a seamless transition to your degree at Massey University.

From day one, MUC students have access to Massey University’s world-class facilities, services and social activities, while benefitting from small-class sizes and the personalised support of our highly qualified teachers.

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At Murdoch College, we offer various English courses and pathways into Murdoch University undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Graduate successfully from our Foundation Studies program and you’ll progress straight into the first year of your chosen degree. Our courses have been designed to improve your English language and academic skills and prepare you for a seamless transition to Murdoch University.

We’ve worked with Murdoch University academic staff to develop unit and course structures based around the university syllabus and teaching style, so you can be confident you’ll be receiving the academic development you need to be successful at the University and beyond.

Studying on-campus means you’ll be part of the University community from day one, with access to all the world-class facilities and services on offer. While you study, you’ll be able to interact with current university students to help you better prepare for the transition to your degree.

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