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2021 dates

Session Class DatesBreak
Session 1 4 January - 5 February 2021 -
  8-12 February
Session 2 15 February - 19 March 2021 -
   22-26 March
Session 3 29 March - 30 April 2021 -
Session 4 4 May - 4 June 2021 -
  7-11 June
Session 5 14 June - 16 July 2021 -
   19-23 July
Session 6 26 July - 27 August 2021 -
Session 7 30 August - 1 October 2021 -
  4-8 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
March 2021 29 March - 4 June 2021

Public Holidays: 2 April, 5 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
February 2021 22 February - 4 June 2021

Public Holidays: 2 April, 5 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
March 2021 29 March - 4 June 2021

Public Holidays: 2 April, 5 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
February 2021 22 February - 4 June 2021

Public Holidays: 11 Holidays: 2 April, 5 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
March 2021 1 March 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
March 2021

1 March - 19 October 2021

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

24-26 February 2021

June 2021

28 June 2021 - 22 February 2022

Public Holidays: 26 January, 2 April, 5 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, 2 April, 5 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
March 2021 1 March - 24 December 2021

Public Holidays: 2 April, 5 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
February 2021 29 February - 19 October 2021

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

24-26 February 2021

June 2021

28 June 2021 - 22 February 2022

Public Holidays: 26 January, 2 April, 5 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, 2 April, 5 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
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 2022 20-22 October 2021