Course dates

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2019 dates

Session Class DatesBreak
Session 1 7 January - 8 February 2019 -
Session 2 11 February - 15 March 2019 -
   18 March - 22 March
Session 3 25 March - 26 April 2019 -
Session 4 29 April - 31 May 2019 -
   3 June - 14 June
Session 5 17 June - 19 July 2019 -
Session 6 22 July - 23 August 2019 -
   26 August - 6 September
Session 7 9 September - 11 October 2019 -
Session 8 14 October - 15 November 2019 -
Session 9 18 November - 20 December 2019 -

2020 dates

Session Class DatesBreak
Session 1 6 January - 7 February 2020 -
   10 - 14 February
Session 2 17 February - 20 March 2020 -
   23 - 27 March
Session 3 30 March - 1 May 2020 -
Session 4 5 May - 5 June 2020 -
   8 - 12 June
Session 5 15 June - 17 July 2020 -
   20 - 24 July
Session 6 27 July - 28 August 2020 -
Session 7 31 August - 2 October 2020 -
   5 - 9 October
Session 8 12 October - 13 November 2020 -
Session 9 16 November - 18 December 2020         -

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

EAP 1 and EAP 2 Standard

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
October 2019 24 October 2019 - 4 February 2020

Public holidays: 27 January 2020

Break: 23 December 2019 - 3 January 2020

Thursday 24 October 2019
March 2020
26 March - 5 June 2020 Public holidays: 10 April, 13 April, and 4 May 2020 Thursday 26 March 2020
July 2020  23 July - 2 October 2020 Public holidays: 12 August 2020 Thursday 23 July 2020
November 2020  19 November - 5 February 2021

Public holidays: 26 January 2021

Break: 25 December 2020 - 1 January 2021

Thursday 19 November

EAP 1 and EAP 2 Extended

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation

February 2020

20 February - 5 June 2020 Public holidays: 10 April, 13 April, and 4 May 2020 Thursday 20 February 2020
June 2020  18 June - 2 October 2020 Public holidays: 12 August 2020 Thursday 18 June 2020
October 2020  15 October 2020 - 5 February 2021

Public holidays: 26 January 2021

Break: 25 December 2020 - 1 January 2021

Thursday 15 October 2020

EAP 3 Standard

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
October 2019 24 October 2019 - 4 February 2020

Public holidays: 27 January 2020

Break: 23 December 2019 - 3 Jan 2020

Thursday 24 October 2019
March 2020  26 March - 5 June 2020 Public holidays: 10 April, 13 April, and 4 May 2020 Thursday 26 March 2020
November 2020 19 November - 5 February 2021
Public holidays: 26 January 2021

Break: 25 December 2020 - 1 January 2021

Thursday 19 November 2020

EAP 3 Extended

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
October 2019 24 October 2019 - 4 February 2020

Public holidays: 27 January 2020

Break: 23 December 2019 - 3 Jan 2020

Thursday 24 October 2019

February 2020

20 February - 5 June 2020 Public holidays: 10 April, 13 April, and 4 May 2020 Thursday 20 February 2020

October 2020

15 October 2020 - 5 February 2021
Public holidays: 26 January 2021

Break: 25 December 2020 - 1 January 2021

Thursday 15 October 2020

Intensive Program

This is a 1-semester program

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
October 2019 16 October 2019 - 18 February 2020 

Public holidays: 27 January 2020

Break: 23 December - 3 January 2020

Wednesday 16 October 2019
February 2020 19 February - 16 June 2020 Public holidays: 10 April, 13 April and 4 May

Break: 13-17 April 2020
Wednesday 19 February 2020
June 2020 17 June - 13 October 2020 Public holidays: 12 August and 5 October

Break: 10-14 August 2020
Wednesday 17 June 2020
October 2020 14 October 2020 - 16 February 2021 Public holidays: 26 January 2021

Break: 21 December 2020 - 1 January 2021
Wednesday 14 October 2020

Standard Foundation

This is a 2-semester program.

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
February 2019 20 February - 15 October 2019

Public holidays: 19 April, 22 April, 25 April, 6 May, 14 August and 7 October 2019

Breaks:

  • 22-26 April 2019
  • 12-16 August 2019
Wednesday 20 February 2019
June 2019 19 June 2019 - 18 February 2020

Public holidays: 14 August, 7 October and  27 January 2019

Breaks:

  • 12-16 August 2019
  • 23 December 2019 - 3 January 2020
Wednesday 19 June 2019
October 2019 16 October 2019 - 16 June 2020

Public holidays: 27 January 2020, 10 April, 13 April and 4 May 2020

Breaks:

  • 23 December - 3 January 2020
  • 13-17 April 2020
Wednesday 16 October 2019
February 2020 19 February - 13 October 2020

Public holidays: 10 April, 13 April, 4 May, 12 August and 5 October

Breaks:

  • 13-17 April 2020
  • 10-14 August 2020
Wednesday 19 February 2020
June 2020 17 June 2020 - 16 February 2021

Public holidays: 12 August, 5 October and 26 January

Breaks:

  • 10-14 August 2020
  • 21 December 2020 - 1 January 2021
Wednesday 17 June 2020
October 2020 14 October 2020 - 15 June 2021

Public holidays: 26 January 2021, 2 April, 5 April and 3 May 2021

Breaks:

  • 21 December 2020 - 1 January 2021
  • 12-16 April 2021
Wednesday 14 October 2020

Extended Foundation program

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
February 2019 20 February - 20 December 2019

Public holidays: 19 April, 22 April, 25 April, 6 May, 14 August and 7 October

Breaks:

  • 22 April-26 April 2019
  • 12 August-16 August 2019
Wednesday 20 February 2019
February 2020 19 February - 18 December 2020

Public holidays: 10 April, 13 April, 4 May, 12 August and 5 October

Breaks:

  • 13-17 April 2020
  • 10-14 August 2020
Wednesday 19 February 2020

Diploma programs

(Business, Creative Industries, Information Technology, Engineering and Health Science)

These are 2-semester programs. The 3-semester option is available for February intake.

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
June 2019 20 June - 18 February 2019

Public holidays: 14 August, 7 October and  27 January 2019

Breaks:

  • 12-16 August 2019
  • 23 December 2019 - 3 January 2020
Thursday 20 June 2019
October 2019 17 October 2019 - 16 June 2020

Public holidays: 27 January 2020, 10 April, 13 April and 4 May 2020

Breaks:

  • 23 December - 3 January 2020
  • 13-17 April 2020
Thursday 17 October 2019
February 2020 20 February 2020 - 13 October 2020

Public holidays: 10 April, 13 April, 4 May, 12 August and 5 October

Breaks:

  • 13-17 April 2020
  • 10-14 August 2020
Thursday 20 February 2020
June 2020 18 June 2020 - 16 February 2021

Public holidays: 12 August, 5 October and 26 January

Breaks:

  • 10-14 August 2020
  • 21 December 2020 and 1 January 2021
Thursday 18 June 2020
October 2020 15 October 2020 - 15 June 2021

Public holidays: 26 January 2021, 2 April, 5 April and 3 May 2021

Breaks:

  • 21 December 2020 - 1 January 2021
  • 12-16 April 2021
Thursday 15 October 2020

Graduate Certificate in Communication programs

(Business, Information Technology, Engineering and Health Science)

These are 1-semester graduate certificate programs that offer up to 1 semester advanced standing into the related masters program.

Course start month Class dates
July 2019 22 July - 31 December 2019
February 2020 24 February - 19 June 2020
July 2020 20 July - 13 November 2020

Please refer to the QUT academic calendar for more information regarding orientation and other key dates.

University Certificate in Tertiary Preparation programs (undergraduate/postgraduate)

These are 1-semester programs.

Course start month Class datesOrientation
July 2019 19 July - 15 November 2019 Friday 19 July 2019
October 2019
18 October - 21 February 2019

The range of faculty units available in October is limited.

Friday 18 October 2019
February 2020 21 February - 19 June 2020 Friday 21 February 2020
July 2020 17 July - 13 November 2020 Friday 17 July 2020
October 2020

16 October 2020 - 26 February 2021

The range of faculty units available in October is limited.

Friday 16 October 2020