UON Prep
UON Prep Bridging Courses

What courses are offered?

The UON Prep Bridging 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 the 2019 UON PREP Winter Courses have now closed.

The 2020 UON PREP Summer teaching period will begin in late January, please check this website for updates. Enrolment will open in December 2019 for the 2020 UON PREP Summer courses.

The table below displays the UONPREP Courses that target specific skill areas. 

Click on the links below for course descriptions,class times and locations for 2019 Winter UONPREP Course Offerings (now closed).


Academic Survival Skills Online

PREP7600 Academic Survival Skills N N N N
PREP7700 Academic English for ESL StudentsN N N N
PREP8000 Writing Academic Essays Y Y Y N
PREP8200 Y N N N
PREP9500 Surviving Stats: Statistics for Tertiary Studies Y Y N N
PREP1050Academic Reading and Writing OnlineNNNY
PREP7900 Foundation Chemistry Y N N N
PREP9000 Foundation Physics Y N N N
PREP9100 Physics for Engineers and Scientists Y N N N
PREP9400 Introduction to Undergraduate Chemistry Y N N N
PREP9600 Introduction to Human BiologyNNN N
PREP9700 Physics for Medical Radiation and Health SciencesN N N N
PREP1010 The Secret Life of Matter: Foundation Chemistry Online N N N Y
PREP1030 Mathematics for Science Online N N N Y
PREP8400 UONLine Essentials Y N N N
PREP8500 Advanced UON Computing NN N N
PREP9100 Physics for Engineers and Scientists Y N N N

Mathematics for Engineering Online

PREP9200 Mathematics for EngineeringN N N N
PREP1020 Essential Numeracy Online N N N Y
PREP9300 Introduction to Undergraduate MathematicsN N N N
PREP7000 Mathematics for Nursing NN N N
PREP9200 N N N N
PREP1040 N N N Y
PREP7800 Foundation Mathematics Y N Y N
PREP1030 Mathematics for Science Online N N N Y

Online short courses

Can’t make it to campus? We offer five 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

These fully online courses do not have a set timetable. However, they will be moderated by a tutor between 1 July to 19 July 2019. You should aim to complete the courses prior to the start of semester. Enrol now and give yourself a head-start!