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Diploma of University Studies (DOUS)

Study Mode
  • Online

  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
  • Semester 3 (November)

Number of Units
  • 8 units

  • 1 year or part-time equivalent

  • -

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Start your university studies here!

Because we believe everyone deserves the opportunity to go to university, USQ’s Diploma of University Studies (formerly the Foundation Diploma of University Studies) is open to everyone. This program provides a quality foundation for tertiary study and will set you up for university success!

The core courses are offered online which will enable you to balance work, life and family commitments. You can choose to explore one of eight specialisations, and once successfully completed you can graduate with a degree qualification or provided you meet all the entry requirements, you can transfer directly into an undergraduate degree to reach your career goals. 


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