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2020 dates

Session Class DatesBreak
Session 5 15 June - 17 July 2020 -
   20 - 24 July
Session 6 27 July - 28 August 2020

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Session 7 31 August - 2 October 2020 -
   5 - 9 October
Session 8 12 October - 13 November 2020 -
Session 9 16 November - 18 December 2020         -
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
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
March 2021 25 March - 4 June 2021

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

Thursday 25 March 2021
July 2021 22 July - 1 October 2021 Public Holidays: 11 August 2021 Thursday 22 July 2021
November 2021 18 November 2021 - 4 February 2022

Public Holidays: 26 January 2022

Break: 27 December 2021 - 1 January 2022

Thursday 18 November 2021

EAP 1 and EAP 2 Extended

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
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
February 2021 18 February - 4 June 2021

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

Thursday 18 February

2021

June 2021 17 June -  1 October 2021 Public Holidays: 11 August 2021 Thursday 17 June 2021
October 2021 14 October 2021 - 4 February 2022

Public Holidays: 26 January 2022

Break: 27 December 2021 - 1 January 2022

Thursday 14 October 2021

EAP 3 Standard

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
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
March 2021 25 March - 4 June 2021

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

Thursday 25 March 2021
November 2021 18 November 2021 - 4 February 2022

Public Holidays: 26 January 2022

Break: 27 December 2021 - 1 January 2022

Thursday 18 November 2021

EAP 3 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

October 2020

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

Break: 25 December 2020 - 1 January 2021

Thursday 15 October 2020
February 2021 18 February - 4 June 2021

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

Thursday 18 February 2021
November 2021 14 October 2021 - 4 February 2022

Public Holidays: 26 January 2022

Break: 27 December 2021 - 1 January 2022

Thursday 14 October 2021

IELTS Advanced

Course start month Class dates
October 2020 19 October 2020 - 24 December 2020
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
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

February 2021 24 February 2021 - 22 June 2021

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

Break: 5 - 9 April 2021

Wednesday 24 February

2021

June 2021 23 June - 19 October 2021 Public Holidays: 11 August and 4 October 2021

Wednesday 23 June

2021

October 2021 20 October - 22 February 2021

Public holidays: 26 January 2021

Break: December 2020 - 1 January 2022

Wednesday 20 October

2021

Standard Foundation

This is a 2-semester program.

Course start month Class dates Session breaksOrientation
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

February 2021

24 February - 19 October

2021

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

2021

Wednesday 24 February 2021

June 2021

23 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

Wednesday 23 June 2021

October 2021

20 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

Wednesday 20 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 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

February 2021 24 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

Wednesday 24 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 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

February 2021 25 February - 19 October 2021

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

2021

Thursday 25 February 2021

June 2021

24 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
Thursday 24 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
Thursday 21 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 2020 24 February - 19 June 2020
July 2020 20 July - 13 November 2020
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 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
February 2021 26 February - 26 June 2021 Friday 26 February 2021
July 2021 23 July - 20 November 2021 Friday 23 July 2021
October 2021 22 October 2021 - 25 February 2021 Friday 22 October 2021