The application process to study at UQ varies depending on whether you are applying to an undergraduate, dual degree or postgraduate coursework program, a Research Higher Degree program, a pathway program (UQ Foundation, Associate Degree in Business or English studies) or to study for one or two semesters at UQ.

The application process varies, too, if you are an international student currently studying year 12 in Australia.

Are you applying for an undergraduate, dual degree or postgraduate coursework program?

If you are an international student, not currently studying year 12 in Australia, and would like to apply for an undergraduatedual degree or postgraduate coursework program at UQ, these are the steps you need to take:

  1. Choose your program
  2. Make sure you understand all the entry requirements before you apply.
  3. Read and understand the requirements for Streamlined Visa Processing.
  4. Download the relevant application form:
  1. Complete your application form, print out a copy, sign it and provide us with:
  • Documents to satisfy any program prerequisites as outlined in Courses and Programs.
  • Certified copies of all transcripts of results, award certificates, grading systems, and translations (if required). See section 7 of the hard copy application form.
  • Proof of English language proficiency. See also section 5 of the hard copy application form.
  • An application fee of AUD$100. See fee slip attached to the hard copy application form.
  1. Submit your application

Please note the following:

  • Do not send original documents as these will not be returned.
  • If you are demonstrating your English proficiency with a TOEFL Test Score and have completed it by IBT or CBT, you must send a copy of the official TOEFL Score Report to UQ.
  • Please ask the Educational Testing service to send the Official Score Report directly to the University of Queensland, Institution Code 0987.
  • If you are completing a paper based TOEFL Test, you must organise for UQ to receive an original copy of the official TOEFL Score Report.
  • The University does not accept institutional TOEFL tests.
  • If you sat an IELTS test and you can provide an IELTS Test Report Form number, you do not need to provide an official copy of your IELTS results to UQ.
  • If you are waiting for transcripts or current results, you may submit your completed application with a note advising when results are likely to be available.
  • You should forward a certified copy of your transcripts as soon as you receive them.
  • Please check that transcripts sent separately are clearly marked with your UQ Student ID, family name, first name, date of birth, anticipated program, and a notation that an application has already been submitted.

If you require further information about the application process please contact your international education representative or email UQ International: applicationstatus@uq.edu.au

IAS approved 04/06/2014

Are you studying year 12 in Australia?

If you are an international student currently studying year 12 in Australia, you will need to apply through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) for a place at UQ and for the Associate Degree in Business.

View the application process for international applicants studying year 12 in Australia.

If you want to apply for a dual degree program, you must satisfy program prerequisites, English language proficiency requirements and academic entry requirements for both programs.

 

IAS approved 04/06/2014

Are you applying to study for one or two semesters at UQ?

If you are an international student currently studying at an accredited overseas institution and would like to study at UQ for one or two semesters, please follow the steps on how to apply for a Study Abroad or Incoming Exchange program. 

If you are a currently enrolled UQ student looking for overseas study experiences, please go to UQ Abroad.

 

What is the Associate Degree in Business?

The UQ accredited Associate Degree in Business, delivered by UQ College at the UQ St Lucia campus, is a standalone qualification, or pathway into the fourth semester of UQ’s Bachelor of Business Management.

If you are an international student currently studying year 11 or 12 in Australia, you will need to apply through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).

How do I apply for the Associate Degree in Business as a standalone qualification?

  1. Make sure you understand all the entry requirements before you apply.
  2. Download the UQ College application form (PDF).
  3. Complete the application form, print out a copy, sign it and provide us with:
  • Certified copies of all transcripts of results, award certificates, grading systems, and translations (if required).
  • Proof of English language proficiency.
  1. Submit your application

How do I  apply for the Associate Degree in Business and Bachelor of Business Management pathway offer?

  1. Make sure you understand all the entry requirements before you apply.
  2. Download the UQ College application form (PDF) and the UQ Undergraduate application form (PDF).
  3. Complete both forms. You will need to complete the UQ Undergraduate application form with details of the Bachelor of Business Management including your intended start date. This will be the semester following your predicted final trimester at UQ College.
  4. Print both application forms and sign them. For the Associate Degree in Business only, you will also need to provide us with:
  • Certified copies of all transcripts of results, award certificates, grading systems, and translations (if required).
  • Proof of English language proficiency.
  1. Submit your application (please note that you will not have to pay an AUD$100 application fee for the pathway Bachelor of Business Management application).

Please note the following:

  • Do not send original documents.
  • If you are demonstrating your English proficiency with a TOEFL Test Score and have completed it by IBT or CBT, you must send a copy of the official TOEFL Score Report to UQ.
  • Please ask the Educational Testing service to send the Official Score Report directly to the University of Queensland, Institution Code 0987.
  • If you are completing a paper based TOEFL Test, you must organise for UQ to receive an original copy of the official TOEFL Score Report.
  • The University does not accept institutional TOEFL tests.
  • If you sat an IELTS test and you can provide an IELTS Test Report Form number, you do not need to provide an official copy of your IELTS results to UQ.
  • If you are waiting for transcripts or current results, you may submit your completed application with a note advising when results are likely to be available.
  • You should forward a certified copy of your transcripts as soon as you receive them.
  • Please check that transcripts sent separately are clearly marked with your UQ Student ID, family name, first name, date of birth, anticipated program, and a notation that an application has already been submitted.

If you require further information about the application process please contact your international education representative or email UQ International: applicationstatus@uq.edu.au.

If you want to study at UQ, but do not meet the academic entry requirements, you may consider enrolling in the UQ Foundation Year program

Delivered by International Education Services (IES), this program is designed to prepare you for undergraduate study at UQ. 

Apply online at the IES website. 

Are you applying for a research higher degree?

You may apply for a research higher degree at any time throughout the year. To apply you need to:

  1. Find a potential advisor
  2. Submit an expression of interest
  3. Apply for admission and scholarship

Visit the UQ Graduate School website for more information on how to apply to a research higher degree program.

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