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University Certificate in Tertiary Preparation, Pre-Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
University rank #224 (QS) ,
The University Certificate in Tertiary Preparation (UCTP) for Undergraduate Studies is designed to help you meet the English language requirements for a QUT undergraduate degree that requires an overall IELTS score of 6.5 for entry.

This Pre-Bachelor Offers


 This one-semester program will also prepare you for undergraduate study by developing your:

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

During this program students study one faculty unit.  On successful completion, you can apply for academic credit for this faculty unit towards your bachelor program.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Communication 
  • Computing
  • One degree unit

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • CRICOS: 089122K

Minimum academic requirements

Successful completion of Year 12 or overseas equivalent at the required level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9675 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9675 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
This course is only available for international students.

Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


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