The UQ Foundation Year program is accredited to provide students with a 30954QLD Certificate IV in University Preparation.
Students who achieve the specific standards are guaranteed a place in the first year of undergraduate courses at The University of Queensland.
Graduates enter all faculties of UQ including Arts; Sciences; Business, Economics & Law; Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology; Health Sciences and Social & Behavioural Sciences.
Students who are Australian citizens or who hold current Australian Permanent Residency status are not able to be admitted to the program.
There are three different programs, with five intake dates throughout the year.
Available in January each year this program contains an extra seven week module consisting of Mathematics and intensive English taught via PierSim, a 3-D simulation experience.The program is suitable for all students who have reached an IELTS of 5.0, especially younger students, students with high academic aspirations (e.g. Pharmacy, Vet Science studies) and students who need to increase their English language competency.
Recommended for students with good academic results and English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. The program has two start dates each year - February and July.
Available in May and September each year this program is designed for students who have stronger English language proficiency (IELTS 6.0 or above) and are capable of handling a faster pace of tuition.
Also suitable for students who have completed a matriculation program in their own country but have not quite met the entry levels for undergraduate study or who need to gain assumed knowledge in certain subjects.
|Program||Teaching Week Duration||Holiday Week Duration|
|January Standard PLUS|
48 weeks duration
28 weeks duration
48 weeks duration
39 weeks duration
|Program||Start Date||Completion Date||Graduation|
|January Standard PLUS 2013|
|February Standard 2013|
|May Express 2013|
|July Standard 2013|
|September Express 2013|
|January Standard PLUS 2014|
|February Standard 2014|
|May Express 2014|
|July Standard 2014|
|September Express 2014|
|January Standard PLUS 2013||1439.52Kb|
|February Standard Program 2013||79.96Kb|
|May Express Program 2013||1438.54Kb|
|July Standard Program 2013||78.22Kb|
|September Express Program 2013||79.76Kb|
|January Students PLUS Program 2014||78.9Kb|
|February Standard Program 2014||85.1Kb|
|May Express Program 2014||102.6Kb|
|July Standard Program 2014||134.5Kb|
|September Express Program 2014||80.1Kb|