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Non-award study

Take advantage of our broad range of courses. Find individual courses that support your personal or professional development goals.

Most of our courses are available to non-award students. Applications for science courses are assessed on a case-by-case basis and will only be approved in exceptional circumstances. 

Available courses vary each semester. You can enrol in:

  • a maximum of 4 courses per semester
  • an overall total of 8 courses for non-award study.

To get started, find a course that's right for you:

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Choose how you'll study

You can apply to undertake non-award study either full-time or part-time.

Full-time non-award study

A full-time study load is usually 3 or more courses per semester. Full-time non-award study meets the requirements to obtain an Australian student visa.

You can enrol in:

  • a maximum of 4 courses per semester
  • an overall total of 8 courses for non-award study.

Part-time non-award study

A part-time study load is usually 1 or 2 courses per semester.

As a part-time student you won't be eligible for a student visa, so you must have an another type of valid Australian visa that enables you to study in this way.

Find a course

Most of our courses are available to non-award students. Applications for science courses are assessed on a case-by-case basis and will only be approved in exceptional circumstances.

To get started, find a course that's right for you:

Find a course

As a non-award student you'll attend classes and complete assessment alongside students enrolled in our programs. If you successfully complete a non-award course, you may be eligible for credit towards a UQ program. But you won't automatically qualify for admission to a program.