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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 Business, Bachelor of Business and Enterprise, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor 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.

DurationLocationSession

15wks F

Gold Coast1, 2, 3
Lismore1, 2, 3

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

 

Assessment may be in the form of essays, reports, audio or video presentations, online quizzes, case analyses, and examinations.

During the English language component, the focus is on in-class intensive English language development.

During the academic units, on-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including face-to-face lectures and tutorials. Some units offer online activities, classes, pre-recorded and/or live lectures. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit. Students in the EAP component will comply with ESOS standards for such programs in terms of attendance.

This course is a pathway to a selection of undergraduate degrees at Southern Cross University.

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

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

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From the 1st of June, 2017, the term 'Distance Education' has been replaced with 'Online'

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