UNE Pathways Enabling Courses

Program Pathways Enabling Course
Institution/Unit University of New EnglandTeaching & Learning Centre
Contact Ingrid Wijeyewardene, Pathways Enabling Course Coordinator


Phone: 02 6773 5189

Mode of offer Distance ONLY
Location of offer Online only
Full/part-time/length Part time over two-four trimesters (with period of candidature open for four years)
Program structure Four units totalling 24 credit points, comprising two Foundation units and two pathways elective units. Maximum of 12 credit points can be taken in one trimester
Program completion Within 4 years
Academic entry requirements None
Other entry requirements Students must be Australian citizens and will have completed year 12 ORĀ may have left school in year 10 or 11 and been in the workforce for a period of time.Students have not previously completed any part of a course leading to an award of the university.
Tuition fees None
Other fees None
Other program information Foundation units can be attempted or completed only once. Pathways elective unit may be attempted only twice.If three Pathways elective units are attempted and not passed, candidature shall lapse
Nature of courses Foundation units focus on academic literacies of academic writing, critical thinking, information literacy and computer literacy. FNDN101 has a top-down approach, introducing students to genres and text types that they are likely to encounter in their elective units. FNDN102 has a bottom-up approach to help students refine their writing skills. Elective units are drawn from suitable first year units offered within the schools.
Certificate None (Students can request an academic transcript if they want to use it for entry into another institution)
Other relevant information Successful completion of the Pathways Enabling Course provides the basis for admission to most undergraduate courses at UNE.