The UoN Prep Bridging Courses available at the University of Newcastle typically run for approximately 15 hours over one week.

UON Prep
UON Prep Bridging Courses

What's available?

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 to 20 hours over one week and are offered during the break in the lead-up to the start of each semester.

Applications for 2017 Summer and Online UONPREP courses will open 9 January 2017

The following courses are available in January and February 2017.

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
PREP8200 Grammar for Linguistics Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP8400 Essential UON Computing Newcastle (Callaghan), Central Coast (Ourimbah) and
Port Macquarie
PREP8500 Advanced UON Computing Newcastle (Callaghan), Central Coast (Ourimbah) and
Port Macquarie
PREP7800 Foundation Mathematics Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP9100 Introduction to Undergraduate Physics Newcastle (Callaghan)
PREP9200 Mathematics for Engineering Newcastle (Callaghan)
PREP9300 Introduction to Undergraduate Mathematics Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP9600 Introduction to Human Biology Newcastle (Callaghan), Central Coast (Ourimbah) and
Port Macquarie
PREP7600 Academic Survival Skills Newcastle (Callaghan), Central Coast (Ourimbah) and Port Macquarie
PREP9000 Foundation Physics Newcastle (Callaghan)
PREP9700 Physics for Medical Radiation and Health Sciences 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 OnlineMathematics for Essential Numeracy The Secret Life of MatterMaths for Science

Online courses are available from January 2017 and do not have a set timetable, however you should aim to complete the courses prior to the start of semester.