Course dates

Printable calendars

Download a printable calendar for our foundation and diploma programs, or our English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs.

Foundation and diploma 2019 academic calendar (PDF file, 122.8 KB)

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2019 academic calendar (PDF file, 153.6 KB)

General English 2019 academic calendar (PDF file, 78.3 KB)

General English

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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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