See our range of bridging and refresher courses for undergraduate students.

UoN Prep Bridging Courses

The UON Prep Bridging and refresher courses are designed to support you in your future studies regardless of your previous level of education.

On-campus courses

On-campus courses are available at Newcastle, Central Coast and Port Macquarie. The courses typically run for approximately 15 hours over one week and are offered during the break in the lead-up to the start of each semester.

Applications are now open to UON undergraduate and foundation studies students.

The following courses are available:

Click on the courses below for the course description, class times and locations.

Course Code Course Name Campus
PREP9500 Surviving Stats: Statistics for Tertiary Studies Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP7000 Mathematics for Nursing Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP7900 Foundation Chemistry Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP9400 Introduction to Undergraduate Chemistry Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP7700 Academic English for ESL Students Newcastle (Callaghan)
PREP8000 Writing Academic Essays Newcastle (Callaghan), Central Coast (Ourimbah) and
Port Macquarie
PREP8400 Essential UON Computing Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP8500 Advanced UON Computing Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP7800 Foundation Mathematics Newcastle (Callaghan) and Port Macquarie
PREP9300 Introduction to Undergraduate Mathematics Newcastle (Callaghan)
PREP7600 Academic Survival Skills Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP9000 Foundation Physics Newcastle (Callaghan)

Online short courses

Can’t make it to campus? We offer three short courses that are interactive, free and open to everyone whatever your age or level of education. The courses are flexible so you can complete them in your own time, at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home. All you need is internet access and a computer or laptop.

Click on the courses below to find out more

Academic Survival Skills Online Essential
        Numeracy The Secret Life of Matter: Foundation Chemistry

Online courses do not have a set timetable, however you should aim to complete the courses prior to the start of semester.