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International Education Services (IES)


Basic Information

The IES motto is 'Innovation in Education'. IES delivers pathway programs to international students and technical solutions to the global education industry. Through its subsidiary brand PIER, IES leverages its industry knowledge, processes, relationships and expertise to develop solutions for clients across a variety of industries and markets. IES started in 1997 with the sole purpose of delivering IES Foundation Year, The University of Queensland’s sole foundation program.

The IES Foundation Year programs guarantee entry into most undergraduate programs at The University of Queensland to all international students who meet the specific standards for their chosen program (quotas may apply).

Our programs have been preparing international students for university since 1997 with more than 6,000 students having successfully transitioned into their chosen undergraduate degrees at UQ.

Popular Courses

English Pathway Program (10-week EPP)


Cricos Code:
090350K

World Ranking (QS):
NO.47

Course Duration:
10 weeks

  • Course Discipline:
  • Qualification Level:Non-Award
  • 2021 Course Tuition Fee (Annual): AUD$ 5,000
  • Faculty:
  • Australian State:Queensland
  • Australian City:Brisbane
  • Course Intake:

Foundation Year (Standard program)


Cricos Code:
088290B

World Ranking (QS):
NO.47

Course Duration:
40 weeks

  • Course Discipline:
  • Qualification Level:Foundation
  • 2021 Course Tuition Fee (Annual): AUD$ 29,200
  • Faculty:
  • Australian State:Queensland
  • Australian City:Brisbane
  • Course Intake:

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