Year 12 subject adjustment pathway

You are eligible to receive adjustments for subjects and university courses that you successfully complete in high school that require a high level of skill and knowledge.

Adjustment factors will be automatically applied to your OP or Tertiary Entrance Rank when you apply for an eligible USQ degree through QTAC.

For admissions in 2020

 Queensland QCE New South Wales HSC Adjustment Factor to apply
Min 4 Semesters of Sound Achievement 2 unit courses band 2 or higher  
 Accounting N/A 2 ranks
 Aerospace Studies N/A  2 ranks
 Ancient History  Ancient History  2 ranks
 Biology Biology  2 ranks
 Business Management N/A  2 ranks
 Business Studies Business Studies  2 ranks
 Chemistry Chemistry  2 ranks
 Economics Economics  2 ranks
Engineering Technology Engineering Studies  2 ranks
Film, Television and New Media N/A  2 ranks
Geography Geography  2 ranks
Health Education Personal Development, Health and Physical Education  2 ranks
 Information Processing and Technology Information Process and Technology  2 ranks
 Information Technology Systems N/A  2 ranks
Languages other than English (LOTE) Any two unit language course from Category A  2 ranks
 Legal Studies Legal Studies  2 ranks
Marine Science N/A  2 ranks
Maths C HSC Mathematics Extension 1 & 2  2 ranks
Modern History Modern History  2 ranks
 Physics Physics  2 ranks

 

For admissions in 2021 and beyond

Queensland ATAR New South Wales HSC Adjustment Factor to apply
Minimum grade C in Units 3 & 4 2 unit courses band 2 or higher
Accounting N/A 2 ranks
Aerospace Studies N/A 2 ranks
Ancient History Ancient History 2 ranks
Biology Biology 2 ranks
Business Business Studies 2 ranks
Chemistry Chemistry 2 ranks
Economics Economics 2 ranks
Engineering Engineering Studies 2 ranks
Film, Television and New Media N/A 2 ranks
Geography Geography 2 ranks
Health Personal Development, Health and Physical Education 2 ranks
Languages other than English (LOTE) Any two unit language course from Category A 2 ranks
Legal Studies Legal Studies 2 ranks
Marine Science N/A 2 ranks
Specialist Mathematics HSC Mathematics Extension 1 & 2 2 ranks
Modern History Modern History 2 ranks
Physics Physics 2 ranks