Diploma of English for University Studies

University of Southern Queensland USQ

The Diploma of English for University Studies is ideal for students wishing to gain a formal undergraduate award in English language proficiency for professional or employment purposes. It is also an ideal path for those students wishing to further develop English language skills to gain entry into a USQ Education degree or postgraduate studies in Psychology. The course is designed to give students a formal qualification while helping build advanced written and spoken communication skills to a level ready to meet the demands of university studies in Education and other disciplines.

Entry Requirements:

Students must have successfully completed the Certificate of English for University Studies. Students must be at least 18 years in the year of the proposed enrolment. All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Structure:

1 year full-time; 2 years part-time. This program consists of eight core courses as seen below. Students must first successfully complete the four core courses from the Certificate of English for University Studies (EUS1001, EUS1002, EUS1003, EUS1004). After that, students progress to complete the remaining four Diploma courses. All eight courses can be taken in a single academic year for those pursuing full-time studies.

Subjects you can Study:

English for university studies

Study Pathways:

Upon successful completion of the Diploma of English for University Studies, you may be eligible for entry into the following: Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Early Childhood, Graduate Diploma of Learning and Teaching, Graduate Diploma of Teaching, Master of Learning and Teaching, Master of Professional Psychology, Master of Psychology (Clinical).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Springfield No info No Full time 1 year
Springfield No info No Part time 2 years

At the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), you won’t just gain knowledge, we’ll help you discover belief. Belief that you can do it. We make it easier for you to fit study into your life and will support you through the challenges that life and study bring. 

USQ redefines flexible and online study and we are determined to prepare you for the virtual workforce. 

We are proud to be ranked Queensland’s number one university for graduates in full-time work^. In just over 50 years as a higher education provider, we have become internationally recognized for our practical, world-class research that delivers high impact solutions, and teaching excellence. 

Studying on-campus at one of our three locations (Toowoomba, Springfield, and Ipswich) is a rewarding way to undertake a university degree in an innovative and friendly environment. Or, you can join more than 77% of our students who study online with us, one of the top 3 Australian universities for online study*. There is also the option to fast-track most degrees by studying over summer.

If you’re looking to study a pathway program, or your first degree, we provide personalised support to help you reach your career goals. 

We offer degrees in:
  • Business and Commerce
  • Creative Arts and Media
  • Education
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health and Community
  • Humanities and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Law and Justice
  • Sciences. 
Make this year the start of something great. With the option to study online or on-campus, full-time or part-time, we’ll help you unleash the courage to achieve your dreams. 

^ Graduations Destinations Survey, 2014-2016. 
* Online Study Australia, 2017.

USQ Research 

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is a young, dynamic regional university that has evolved into a multi-campus teaching and research institution that provides education and research impact worldwide. 
USQ’s research and research training programs position the institution to support Australia’s innovation agenda, play a major role in regional development, and maintain a culture of scholarship and excellence that informs and inspires its learning and teaching program. 

We are committed to performing research that is not only of academic relevance, but is engaging with industry and our stakeholders contributing to innovation that benefits our communities and the nation. 

USQ’s areas of research focus include:  
  • Agriculture and Agribusiness;
  • Cultural Heritage and Archaeology;
  • Digital Studies, principally the Digital Life initiative;
  • Environmental Sciences; 
  • Health and Behavioural Sciences, principally Regional Health and Wellbeing; 
  • Materials and Mechanical Engineering;
  • Mathematical and Data Sciences, principally Computational; 
  • Mathematics and Space Sciences; and  
  • Regional Community and Economic Development.

Contact

Australian & New Zealand
Phone: +61 7 4631 5315 
Freecall: 1800 269 500 
Email: study@usq.edu.au 
Fax: +61 7 4635 5550 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

International
Phone: +61 7 4631 5543 
Email: international@usq.edu.au 
Fax: +61 7 4635 9225 
Skype: usq.international 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
Monday to Friday (except public holidays) 


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