Course summary

The Undergraduate Qualifying Program (UQP) prepares International students for undergraduate study in a range of business and tourism degrees offered by Southern Cross University. 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.

The Undergraduate Qualifying Program (UQP) prepares International students for undergraduate study in a range of business and tourism degrees offered by Southern Cross University. 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.

English Language Proficiency (General English + English for Academic Purposes) and two units from a selection of undergraduate degrees offered by the School of Business and Tourism. Topics could include accounting, finance, economics, business law, statistics, marketing, management, ethics and sustainability.


Course overview

Course code

9509921

Course abbreviation

UQP

Credit points

24

Equivalent units

3

Duration

0.375 years full-time

Duration

0.375 years full-time

Availability details

International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast Session 1 $10,130 ($3,377 per unit) 091558G
Lismore Session 2 $10,130 ($3,377 per unit) 091558G

Course requirements

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

  1. To meet the requirements of this program you must complete 3 units comprising:
    1. All units in Part A; and
    2. 2 units from Part B.

Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note
Students must successfully complete Part A and Part B concurrently.

Part A

ENG10002 - English for Academic Purposes Introductory Note 1

Part B

Select 2 units from the following:
EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline Introductory
MAT10706 - Quantitative Methods with Economics Introductory
ACC10707 - Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
MKT00075 - Marketing Principles Introductory

Course progressions

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

Title Level of learning Note
In this program, Part A English for Academic Purposes (EAP) classes are held every weekday, Monday to Friday throughout the session. Part B 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