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Senior Secondary Programs: 1. WA Universities’ Foundation Program is the equivalent to Year 12 and successful completion provides students with a guaranteed place at one of WA’s excellent public universities – The University of Western Australia, Curtin University of Technology. Murdoch University and Edith Cowan University. The Foundation program is also accepted by universities throughout Australia and overseas. 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. Curtin Stream Foundation Program is designed for students wanting to proceed to a undergraduate course at Curtin. 2. Year 12 WACE is the course local students undertake to matriculate to university and is available to international students. It is also offered in a January or April entry mode. The Year 12 WACE program offers a wider selection of subjects than the Foundation program, especially in the arts/humanities area. Year 12 WACE also provides students with pathways to vocational courses at TAFEWA. Admission, as above. Scholarships A range of Western Australian government Department of Education and Training academic awards are offered to top students entering a Foundation or Year 12 WACE Program. Contact Canning College for further information. Final results in both programs are determined by a combination of College marks and performance in a final external examination. Library / Learning Centre 3. Bridging Programs (including Year 11 Bridging to Foundation) are available for students requiring academic and/or English language upgrading. The length of the course depends on the individual needs of the student. Entry dates are available in January, April, July, September and November. Subjects offered are at Year 11 level and relate to those offered in Foundation and Year 12 programs.