UON Prep
UON Prep Bridging Courses

What courses are offered?

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.

Enrolments for 2018 Summer and Online UONPREP courses will open in December 2017.

The following courses are available in Summer 2018.

Click on the links below for the course description, the class times and locations for the 2018 Summer UON PREP Courses.

Course Code Course NameCampus
PREP7000 Mathematics for Nursing Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP7600 Academic Survival Skills Newcastle (Callaghan) and Port Macquarie
PREP7700 Academic English for ESL Students Newcastle (Callaghan)
PREP7800 Foundation Mathematics Newcastle (Callaghan) Central Coast (Ourimbah) 
PREP7900 Foundation Chemistry Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP8000 Writing Academic Essays Newcastle (Callaghan), Central Coast (Ourimbah) and
Port Macquarie
PREP8200 Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP8400 Essential UON Computing Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP8500 Advanced UON Computing Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP9000 Foundation Physics Newcastle (Callaghan)
PREP9100 Physics for Engineers and Scientists Newcastle (Callaghan)
PREP9200 Newcastle (Callaghan)
PREP9300 Introduction to Undergraduate Mathematics Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP9400 Introduction to Undergraduate Chemistry Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP9410Introduction to Undergraduate Chemistry (Advanced)Newcastle (Callaghan)
PREP9500 Surviving Stats: Statistics for Tertiary Studies Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP9600 Newcastle (Callaghan), Central Coast (Ourimbah) and Port Macquarie
PREP9700 Newcastle (Callaghan)

Online short courses

Can’t make it to campus? We offer four 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 Maths for Engineering

Online courses do not have a set timetable, however they will be moderated by a tutor from 29 January 2018. You should aim to complete the courses prior to the start of semester.