UQ College

A culture of flexibility and innovation exists across all of our programs

UQ College programs are purposefully designed to give you the academic skills and knowledge necessary to achieve success with your tertiary studies and broader life skills.

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.

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 may be granted 24 units of credit (or 3 semesters of full-time credit) towards that degree program.

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, is an approved University of Queensland Bridging Program and provides recognised pre-requisite courses. Students who successfully complete this program can apply through QTAC with 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 delivers courses in Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology in intensive mode over a four week period in November - December at St Lucia Campus each year. Successful completion of these courses will satisfy the pre-requisite requirements in Maths B, Chemistry and Biology at The University of Queensland.

2014 Academic Calendar

Please click on the programs to your right for a detailed overview of each program.

How to Lodge a QTAC Application Information

Tertiary Preparation Program

AIM:

To provide a pathway for applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage or who wish to return to study, but lack the formal qualifications for University entry.

OVERVIEW:

UQ College Tertiary Preparation Program has no tuition fees, and is delivered over 28 weeks in two trimester periods. The program is offered at UQ College Ipswich Campus in: January and May and offered at St Lucia Campus in September.

Students learn skills required for successful university-level study. On completion of the program, students can use their grade point average to apply for entry into a university degree.

UQ College Tertiary Preparation Program students are part of the university community. The program is delivered on Ipswich and St Lucia campuses, and students have access to the full range of support services that the University of Queensland provides. This allows for a smooth transition into a University degree on successful completion of the Tertiary Preparation Program.

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 direction.

Over 85% of our graduates have been successful in obtaining entry into Bachelor Program and higher education awards of their choice.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

No formal minimum entry requirments apply. Applicants must be 18 years of age or have completed Year 12. The Tertiary Preparation Program is open to Australian domestic students as well as New Zealand citizens and holders of a permanent visa for Australia.

TPP Brochure

TPP Application Form

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 may 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.

http://www.uq.edu.au/study/program.html?acad_prog=1604#australian

The information and links below provide information for current and future students enrolled in the Associate Degree in Business.

http://www.bel.uq.edu.au/assocdbus-welcome

http://www.bel.uq.edu.au/assocdbus-first-year

Program plans

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:

Trimester 1 commencement (January)


Trimester 3 commencement (September)

This link provides an overview of the Associate Degree in Business Program structure and planning a program.

http://bel.uq.edu.au/assocdbus-program-plans

http://www.uq.edu.au/startingatuq/important-dates

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

http://www.uq.edu.au/study/program.html?acad_prog=1604#australian

  • attend appropriate information sessions held prior to and during Orientation.

http://www.uq.edu.au

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, 2014 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, post or fax.

Courses:

Maths B - Apply Mathematical Concepts to solve problems - $1,210

Chemistry - Invesitgate Chemical Science problems - $1,375

Biology - Invesitgate Biological Science problems - $1,375

Program Brochure

IPP Application Form