Course summary

The Undergraduate Qualifying Program (UQP) prepares international students for undergraduate study in business, tourism and hospitality, and information technology. It assists students to develop the skills necessary for success at the undergraduate level.

The course combines English language and academic skills development with academic, content-based studies. It is designed for international students whose academic qualifications and/or English proficiency levels are slightly below Southern Cross University’s entry requirements for undergraduate degrees.

Students who successfully complete the Undergraduate Qualifying Program will meet the academic and English language requirements for the following undergraduate degrees: Diploma of BusinessBachelor of Business and EnterpriseBachelor of Business AdministrationBachelor of Tourism Management, and Bachelor of Information Technology.

Students who successfully complete the UQP will be granted two units of credit towards these courses.

See major areas of study below for information on when and where other streams are offered.

The Undergraduate Qualifying Program (UQP) prepares international students for undergraduate study in business, tourism and hospitality, and information technology. It assists students to develop the skills necessary for success at the undergraduate level.

The course combines English language and academic skills development with academic, content-based studies. It is designed for international students whose academic qualifications and/or English proficiency levels are slightly below Southern Cross University’s entry requirements for undergraduate degrees.

Students who successfully complete the Undergraduate Qualifying Program will meet the academic and English language requirements for the following undergraduate degrees: Diploma of BusinessBachelor of Business and EnterpriseBachelor of Business AdministrationBachelor of Tourism Management, and Bachelor of Information Technology.

Students who successfully complete the UQP will be granted two units of credit towards these courses.

See major areas of study below for information on when and where other streams are offered.

English Language Proficiency (General English + English for Academic Purposes) and two units from a selection of undergraduate degrees.

Gold Coast study streams Start
Business, Tourism, Hospitality and Aviation March, July, November
Information Technology March, July, November
Lismore study stream Start
Business, Tourism, Hospitality and Aviation March, July

 


Course overview

Course code

9509921

Course abbreviation

UQP

Credit points

24

Equivalent units

3

Duration

15 weeks full-time

Duration

15 weeks full-time

Availability details

International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast Session 1 $9,450 ($3,150 per unit) 091558G
Lismore Session 1 $9,450 ($3,150 per unit) 091558G

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

To meet the requirements of this program students must complete 3 units, comprising:

  • 2 core units, and
  • 1 elective unit.

Schedule of units

Title Note

Core units

Students must successfully complete both core units and one elective unit concurrently.
ENGL1002 - English for Academic Purposes Note 1
EDUC1001 - Language and Learning in your Discipline Note 1

Electives

Select 1 unit from one of the following streams:

Course progressions

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

Title Note
In this program, English for Academic Purposes (EAP) classes are held every weekday, Monday to Friday throughout the session. EDU10010 and elective award units are typically after the EAP classes in the same session.

At Lismore campus, EAP classes are typically from 9:00am to 2:00pm with self-study from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. At Gold Coast campus EAP classes are typically from 8:30am to 1:15am, or 1:30pm to 6:15pm followed by an hour of self-study.

These scheduled timings are subject to availability.

Notes

Note 1: English for Academic Purposes 1