Why study Head Start
Your first Head Start course is free
Additional courses are discounted if you want to get further ahead.
Credits towards a related USQ degree
Gain credits for the courses you pass and you’ll have fewer courses to study when you start your degree.
Entry into USQ degree
Complete a course and gain entry into a related USQ degree! Remember, you’ll also need to meet the degree pre-requisites.
A taste of uni
Prepare yourself for university by getting a feel for on-campus or online study, developing uni-level study skills and discovering more about your potential degree.
Receive two credit points towards your Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) for each course successfully completed.
Choose how you study
It is your decision how to structure your Head Start studies - while still fulfilling your school commitments.
Apply for USQ Head Start
Follow simple our step-by-step application process.
Head Start key dates
Discover when you can commence Head Start and other important key dates.