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Non-school leavers

If you're not straight out of school, don't worry – returning to study isn’t as intimidating as you think.

New things await

No matter your age or previous education, if you have the ambition, we can help you achieve your goals.

Depending on your circumstances, you might be able to gain entry into a UQ program based on:

  • high school study 
  • a diploma or advanced diploma 
  • previous university study.

If you don't meet our academic or English language requirements, we have pathways that can help you get into your preferred program.

Review our undergraduate entry requirements

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New things await

No matter your age or previous education, if you have the ambition, we can help you achieve your goals.

Depending on your circumstances, you might be able to gain entry into a UQ program based on:

  • high school study
  • university or TAFE study
  • work and life experience.

If you don't meet our entry requirements, we have pathways that can help you get into your preferred program.

Review our undergraduate entry requirements

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Credit for previous study

If you've completed previous study, you should check whether you're eligible for credit. 

Undergraduate

If you've studied at another uni or TAFE, or if you completed the International Baccalaureate, you might be eligible for credit.

Postgraduate

If you've studied at another university or served in the Australian Defence Force, you might be eligible for credit.

Undergraduate

If you've studied at another university, or if you completed the International Baccalaureate, you might be eligible for credit.

Postgraduate

If you've completed postgraduate studies at another university, you might be eligible for credit.

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Our guides have more information about the programs on offer at UQ, as well as how to study our English language courses. 

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