Study at Canning College Australia
Pathways to University
Canning College, located in Perth (ranked as the World’s FOURTH best city, Economist, Global Survey 2004), is a senior college in Department of Education and Training. Canning specialises in providing university entrance pathways to local and international students.
Perth – Is a modern western style city of about 1.7 million people. It is large enough to offer residents the full range of efficient services and facilities but not big enough to suffer from problems such as pollution, traffic congestion and so on.
The Mediterranean type climate provides a comfortable natural environment. In general, Perth offers international students a welcoming, friendly and safe environment where they can enjoy a high quality education and lifestyle at reasonable cost.
Perth is also at the centre of a dynamic economy and the current mineral boom has provided record levels of employment and incomes.
People from around Australia and other countries come to Perth,
Western Australia to Live, Work and Study.
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Canning’s Programs – Canning offers senior secondary, certificate lV and higher education diploma programs.
Senior Secondary Programs:
The extensive selection of subjects provides students with the opportunity to prepare for any university course such as medicine, engineering, commerce, pharmacy, law, sciences (all areas), computing etc.
The program is available for entry in January or April each year. Admission is based on English proficiency (IELTS 5.5 or equivalent) and academic background – equivalent to a pass at Year 11 level.
A range of Western Australian government Department of Education and Training academic awards are offered to top students entering a Foundation or Year 12(TEE) Program. Contact Canning College for further information.
Final results in both programs is determined by a combination of College marks and performance in a final external examination.
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Subjects offered are at Year 11 level and relate to those offered in Foundation and Year 12 programs.
Final results are based on internal assessments.
Higher Education Diploma Program – Canning College offers Diploma of Commerce programs.
Advantages of Canning’s diploma programs
English Proficiency – IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, pass at Year 11 level in an English medium school system.
Academic – completion of secondary schooling.
Examples – A Levels, AS Levels, KCSE, ZimSec, Year 12, Foundation, ZSE,
Certificate lV, HKALE, Senior Middle 3, SMU 3, STPM, IB
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Certificate lV (Commerce) – Higher Education Preparation Course.
The Certificate lV course offers students an express pathway to university or diploma level courses. The intensive 6 month course is at Year 12 level and provides successful students with access to Diploma courses at Canning or first year entry to universities including Curtin University of Technology, Murdoch University and Edith Cowan University.
Entry times are January, April, July and September.
English – IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
Academic – satisfactory results at Year 11 level (eg O Levels, SPM, SMA 2 etc)
Canning College has close links with universities and English language colleges in Perth and can arrange packaged programs including Elicos and university courses.
Elicos schools with which Canning links include: Perth International College of English, English First, St Mark’s International College, CELT – University of Western Australia.
Foundation /Year 12 (TEE) programs can be packaged through to Curtin, Murdoch University and Edith Cowan University.
Certificate lV courses can be packaged with Curtin University of Technology.
Diploma of Commerce programs can be packaged through to Curtin and UWA.
The Diploma of Commerce: Curtin Stream can also be packaged with Curtin’s Miri campus (Malaysia).
Canning College – its features and services
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All services are included in the tuition fee – there are no additional costs for services or facilities.
Fees 2008 – all fees correct at the time of publication.
Diploma of Commerce Programs – per semester
2008 – A$6,700 per semester. Students in the UWA Stream pay an additional A$1,250 per Bridging Unit.
Certificate lV (Commerce)
2008 – A$10,600 (20 weeks); Single Unit – A$1,160
Senior Secondary Programs
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Local representatives – see website for contacts in your country.
Tel: (61 8) 93515665
Fax: (618) 93561119