UQ College Programs
A suite of programs offer you the opportunity to engage in higher education studies and pathways to boost study and career opportunities.
Associate Degree in Business
If you would like to undertake higher education studies through pathways that will boost your study and career opportunities. The University of Queensland’s UQ College is the place for you. By choosing to study the Associate Degree in Business, you will be supported to achieve your potential through a student-centred learning approach, small classes, specialist teachers and excellent facilities.
Successful completion of this UQ accredited degree provides a strong standalone qualification and, upon successful completion of the Associate degree in Business with a cumulative grade point average of 4 (on a 7 point scale), you will be eligible to apply for UQ’s Bachelor of Business Management.
Tertiary Preparation Program
This bridging program offers domestic students a robust program with a pathway to further study options at The University of Queensland and other higher education universities.
The Tertiary Preparation Program, equivalent to Year 12 completion, is an approved UQ Bridging Program and provides recognised pre-requisite courses. Successful students can apply through QTAC for an entry rank or re-rank.
There are three intakes per year, January and May are delivered at UQ Ipswich Campus and our September intake is at St Lucia Campus.
Intensive Four Week Prerequisite Program
UQ College is delivering courses in Mathematics and Biology in intensive mode over a four week period in November - December at St Lucia Campus. Successful completion of these courses will satisfy the pre-requisite requirements in Maths B and Biology at The University of Queensland.
Tertiary Preparation Program
NO TUITION FESS APPLY
The Tertiary Preparation Program is delivered over 28 weeks in two trimester periods. The program is offered full-time at UQ College Ipswich Campus in: January and May and offered at St Lucia campus in September.
The primary aim of this non-award program is to develop and equip students with the skills and attributes needed to successfully engage in tertiary study. Learners undertaking this program will develop an extensive range of academic skills and competencies essential to successful tertiary study.
The Tertiary Preparation program offers a different pathway to achieving a degree.
To enrol in this Program you need to be 18 or have completed Year 12.
The Tertiary Preparation Program attaracts a very broad profile of students looking for a new start or seeking the opportunities offered through the targeted course offerings. Our current cohort includes students who didn't undertake Year 12; students with a very successful career, now seeking a new career underpinned with a solid academic experience; and students focussed on one or two courses only, depending on their needs and diredction.
Over 85% of our graduates have been successful in obtaining entry into UQ Bachelor degrees and higher education awards of their choice.
For students studying the whole TPP (5 courses) a grade point average is used to calculate a QTAC entry rank or re-rank and for those who choose to study one or more courses only to meet their prerequisite study needs, will need to achieve the minimum grade of Pass or 4.
Associate Degree in Business
The program is delivered across 4 trimesters enabling students to graduate in 16 months. Successful completion of this UQ accredited degree provides a strong standalone qualification and, upon meeting specific standards, seamless entry into the fourth semester of UQ's Bachelor of Business Management, or into programs at other Universities.
Students who successfully complete the Associate Degree in Business with a cumulative grade point average of 4 (on a 7 point scale) in their business subjects may be granted admission to the Bachelor of Business Management at UQ and will be granted 24 units of credit (or 3 semesters of full-time credit) towards that degree program.
As a UQ College student, you will study at UQ's beautiful Ipswich campus, which combines state-of-the-art learning spaces and the latest technology with hertiage architecture.
The Associate Degree in Business is accredited by The University of Queensland and students are enrolled with the University who will confer the award.
This link provides information valid for students commencing from 2013, including how to apply and the course list.
The information and links below provide information for current and future students enrolled in the AssocDBus.
Programs are provided so you know what courses you are expected to enrol in every trimester depending on your commencement in the program. Program plans can be seen below:
This link provides an overview of the Associate Degree in Business Program structure and planning a program.
To plan your program, you should:
- read the Official rules and Course lists under the Program Rules and Requirements link in the Courses and Programs section at the following link
- attend appropriate information sessions held prior to and during Orientation.
Intensive Four Week Pre-requisite Program
UQ COLLEGE PROVIDES ATERNATE PATHWAYS TO HIGHER EDUCATION
UQ College is delivering courses in Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology in intensive mode over a four week period in November/December at St Lucia Campus.
Successful completion of these courses will satisfy the pre-requisite requirements in Maths B, Chemistry and Biology at The university of Queensland.
Dates: Tuesday November 18, 2013 to Saturday December 13, 2014. Students attend from 8.30am - 5pm Monday to friday, with 4 Saturday Tutorials, of which 3 are optional.
Application: To determine your suitability, it is important that you complete an Application Form located below and return it completed through email, postal or fa by fax.