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What can I study?

With a large variety of courses to choose from, your journey at USQ can take many different directions. 

When can I commence study?

At USQ you have the flexibility to commence study at the beginning of all 3 semesters offered. Click the semester you wish to start in below for a list of the courses available.

Begin the year as a uni student! 

Head Start 2020

Semester 1

This semester begins Monday 24 February and concludes Friday 19 June 2020. The exam block is held Monday 8 June - Friday 19 June 2020.

Semester 2

This semester begins Monday 13 July 2020 and concludes Friday 6 November 2020. The exam block is held Monday 26 October - Friday 6 November 2020.


Semester 3

This semester begins Monday 16 November 2020 and concludes Friday 12 February 2021. The exam block is held Monday 1 February - Friday 12 February 2020.


Unsure which study area to choose?

You can choose courses from a variety of study areas. Check out the below study areas to learn more:

Does your course have a residential school?

In addition to exams, some online/external courses will also require that assessment is completed through ‘residential schools’. This is typically for practical courses within the Health, Sciences and Engineering areas. To check this, have a look at the notes within the Head Start course lists or for a more detailed look, visit the Residential School Schedule.