Course details

CRICOS course code: 093462M

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

The Certificate IV in University Preparation (10246NAT) for STEM high achievers is designed to help propel outstanding students' interests towards a career in allied health, engineering, and science into the first year of their undergraduate degree at the University of Queensland.

Students are enrolled in the Certificate IV in University Preparation, an academically demanding program, which is delivered in intensive face-to-face study mode over 18 weeks at the modern campuses of IES College in Brisbane.

BENEFITS OF THE CERTIFICATE IV IN UNIVERSITY PREPARATION (10246NAT) FOR STEM HIGH ACHIEVERS

  • Successful completion of the accelerated curriculum guarantees entry to semester 1 studies at UQ. Quota restrictions apply.
  • Teachings conducted in small class sizes with other high performing students. Science-oriented curriculum for outstanding students interested in STEM related degrees.
  • Dedicated STEM academics will lead in your courses, field trips and UQ faculty visits.
  • A comprehensive suite of academic support services such as student services, UQ alumni and IES Mates, and mentorship programs are readily accessible to students.
  • Students will gain science and technical skill-sets to assist in their global employability and career success.

ASSESSMENT

Throughout the Certificate IV in University Preparation (10246NAT) for STEM high achievers’ program, academic achievement is carefully monitored, and students are given regular feedback concerning their progress. The type of assessments is dependent on the subject, but normally comprises of examination papers, and assignments to be completed by a specified date during the course, laboratory practical work (if relevant) and seminar participation evaluations.

COURSE STRUCTURE

Students study the compulsory subjects Academic English and Mathmatics.

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Course opportunities

Start date: 15 September 2020
Duration: 18 weeks
Study mode: Full time
Address

University of Queensland Foundation Year (International Education Services)

Level 1, 495 Boundary Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia

Entry criteria

Students from other countries should have country specific qualification equivalent to Australia.

As part of the application process, prospective students will complete a pre-enrolment interview conducted by an IES College representative in order to be eligible to enrol into the Certificate IV in University Preparation (10246NAT) for high achievers.

Students may also provide evidence of English competency in the form of an IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 for all sub bands).

Address

University of Queensland Foundation Year (International Education Services)
Level 1, 495 Boundary Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia