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2020 & 2021 dates

Session Class DatesBreak
Session 1 04 January - 05 February 2021 -
   08-12 February
Session 2 15 February - 19 March 2021 -
   22 - 26 March
Session 3 29 March - 30 April 2021 -
Session 4 04 May - 04 June 2021 -
   07 - 11 June
Session 5 14 June - 16 July 2021 -
   19 - 23 July
Session 6 26 July - 27 August 2021 -
Session 7 30 August - 01 October 2021 -
   04 - 08 October
Session 8 11 October - 12 November 2021 -
Session 9 15 November - 17 December 2021 -

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

EAP 1 and EAP 2 Standard

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
November 2020  23 November - 5 February 2021

Public holidays: 26 January 2021

Break: 25 December 2020 - 1 January 2021

18 - 20 November
March 2021 29 March - 4 June 2021

Public Holidays: 02 April, 05 April, 26 April and 3 May 2021

24 - 26 March 2021
July 2021 26 July - 1 October 2021 Public Holidays: 11 August 2021 21 - 23 July 2021
November 2021 22 November 2021 - 4 February 2022

Public Holidays: 26 January 2022

Break: 27 December 2021 - 1 January 2022

17 - 19 November 2021

EAP 1 and EAP 2 Extended

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
October 2020  19 October 2020 - 5 February 2021

Public holidays: 26 January 2021

Break: 25 December 2020 - 1 January 2021

14 - 16 October 2020
February 2021 22 February - 4 June 2021

Public Holidays: 02 April, 05 April, 26 April and 3 May 2021

17 - 19 February

2021

June 2021 21 June -  1 October 2021 Public Holidays: 11 August 2021 16 - 18 June 2021
October 2021 18 October 2021 - 4 February 2022

Public Holidays: 26 January 2022

Break: 27 December 2021 - 1 January 2022

13 - 15 October 2021

EAP 3 Standard

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
November 2020 23 November - 5 February 2021
Public holidays: 26 January 2021

Break: 25 December 2020 - 1 January 2021

18 - 20 November 2020
March 2021 29 March - 4 June 2021

Public Holidays: 02 April, 05 April, 26 April and  3 May 2021

24 - 26 March 2021
November 2021 22 November 2021 - 4 February 2022

Public Holidays: 26 January 2022

Break: 27 December 2021 - 1 January 2022

17 - 19 November 2021

EAP 3 Extended

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation

October 2020

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

Break: 25 December 2020 - 1 January 2021

14 - 16 October 2020
February 2021 22 February - 4 June 2021

Public Holidays: 11 Holidays: 02 April, 05 April,26 April and 3 May 2021

17 - 19 February 2021
November 2021 18 October 2021 - 4 February 2022

Public Holidays: 26 January 2022

Break: 27 December 2021 - 1 January 2022

13 - 15 October 2021

IELTS Advanced

Course start month Class dates
March 2021 29 March 2021 - 4 June 2021
October 2021 18 October 2021 - 24 December 2021

Intensive Program

This is a 1-semester program

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
October 2020 19 October 2020 - 16 February 2021 Public holidays: 26 January 2021

Break: 21 December 2020 - 1 January 2021

14 - 16 October

2020

February 2021 29 February 2021 - 22 June 2021

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

Break: 5 - 9 April 2021

24 - 26 February

2021

June 2021 28 June - 19 October 2021 Public Holidays: 11 August and 4 October 2021

23 - 25 June

2021

October 2021 25 October - 22 February 2021

Public holidays: 26 January 2021

Break: December 2020 - 1 January 2022

20 - 22 October

2021

Standard Foundation

This is a 2-semester program.

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
June 2020 22 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

17 - 19 June 2020

October 2020 19 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

14 - 16 October 2020

February 2021

29 February - 19 October

2021

Public Holidays: 02 April, 05 April, 26 April and May 3

2021

24 - 26 February 2021

June 2021

28 June 2021 - 22 February

2022

Public Holidays: 26 January, 02 April, 05 April, 26 April. May 3 and 11 August 2021

Breaks:

  • 9 - 13 August 2021
  • 27 December 2021 - 1 January 2022

23 - 25 June 2021

October 2021

25 October 2021 - 22 June

2022

Public Holidays: 26 January, 02 April, 05 April,

26 April and May 3 2021

Breaks:

  • 27 December 2021 - 1 January 2022
  • 18 - 22 April 2022

20 - 22 October 2021

Extended Foundation program

This is a 3-semester program. It is only available for February intake.

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
February 2021 29 February - 24 December 2021

Public Holidays: 02 April, 05 April, 26 April, 3 May, 11 August, 4 October  2021

Breaks:

  • 5 - 9 April 2021
  • 9 - 13 August 2021

24 - 26 February 2021

Diploma programs

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

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

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
June 2020 22 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
17 - 19 June 2020
October 2020

19 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

14 - 16 October 2020

February 2021 29 February - 19 October 2021

Public Holidays: 02 April, 05 April, 26 April and May 3

2021

24 - 26 February 2021

June 2021

28 June 2021 - 22 February 2022

Public Holidays: 26 January, 02 April, 05 April, 26 April. May 3 and 11 August 2021

Breaks:

  • 9 - 13 August 2021
  • 27 December 2021 - 1 January 2022
23 - 25 June 2021
October 2021

25 October 2021 - 22 June 2022

Public Holidays: 26 January, 02 April, 05 April,

26 April and May 3 2021

Breaks:

  • 27 December 2021 - 1 January 2022
  • 18 - 22  April 2022
20 - 22 October 2021

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
February 2021 1 March - 26 June 2021
July 2021 26 July - 20 November 2021

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
October 2020

19 October 2020 - 26 February 2021

The range of faculty units available in October is limited.

14 - 16 October 2020
February 2021 29 February - 26 June 2021 24 - 26 February 2021
July 2021 26 July - 20 November 2021 21 - 23 July 2021
October 2021 25 October 2021 - 25 February 202220 - 22 October 2021