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What will I learn?

Highlights

  • Complete in one semester full-time.
  • Pathway to postgraduate programs that have an IELTS entry requirement of 6.5 (no sub-scores below 6).
  • Study one faculty unit that counts towards your chosen QUT postgraduate program while developing your English language capability and academic literacy.

Why choose this course?

The University Certificate in Tertiary Preparation (UCTP) for Postgraduate Studies is designed to help you meet the English language requirements for a QUT postgraduate degree that requires an overall IELTS score of 6.5 for entry. During this one semester program, you will study one faculty unit while developing your:

  • academic English language
  • lateral thinking
  • research skills
  • presentation skills

This program will move you beyond vocabulary, syntax, and grammar, to cognitive, conceptual knowledge, and formal academic language.

Course articulation

To progress into a QUT postgraduate degree program that has an IELTS entry requirement of 6.5, you will need to successfully complete University Certificate in Tertiary Preparation with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 on a 7-point scale.

Which department am I in?

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) International College

CRICOS

089123J

Study options

Full Time (13 weeks)

Tuition fees
AUD $10,050 per course (48 credit points)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 November 2022, 27 February 2023, 24 July 2023, 20 November 2023

Venue

Kelvin Grove Campus

Victoria Park Road,

KELVIN GROVE,

Queensland,

4059, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a completed recognized Bachelor degree. English language requirements: TOEFL iBT Overall 71; Listening: 10, Reading: 14, Writing: 18, Speaking: 14; IELTS Academic Overall 6; Reading, Writing: 5.5, Listening, Speaking: 5; Cambridge English Score Overall 169; Reading, Writing: 162, Listening, Speaking: 154; Pearson PTE (Academic) Overall 50; Reading, Writing: 46, Listening, Speaking: 38.

For international students

A completed recognised Bachelor degree.

TOEFL iBT Overall 71; Listening: 10, Reading: 14, Writing: 18, Speaking: 14

IELTS Academic Overall 6; Reading, Writing: 5.5, Listening, Speaking: 5

Cambridge English Score Overall 169; Reading, Writing: 162, Listening, Speaking: 154

Pearson PTE (Academic) Overall 50; Reading, Writing: 46, Listening, Speaking: 38

Duolingo English Test (DET): 100 and Production Score of 80

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

QUT is a young, research-intensive university, ranking in the top 200 universities globally (THE World University Rankings 2021).

  • Australia’s top young university under 50 (THE, 2020)
  • A world-class institution with a global outlook
  • Home to a range of high-tech learning facilities
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