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 2018 Summer and Online UONPREP courses will not open until next January. Please check back in December for the exact date.

The following courses are available in Summer 2018.

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

Course Code Course NameCampus
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)
PREP8000 Writing Academic Essays Newcastle (Callaghan), Central Coast (Ourimbah) and
Port Macquarie
PREP8400 Essential UON Computing Newcastle (Callaghan)
PREP8500 Advanced UON Computing Newcastle (Callaghan) and Central Coast (Ourimbah)
PREP7800 Foundation Mathematics Newcastle (Callaghan) and Port Macquarie
PREP9100 Introduction to Undergraduate Physics Newcastle (Callaghan)
PREP9300 Introduction to Undergraduate Mathematics Newcastle (Callaghan) 
PREP9000 Foundation Physics 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

Online courses do not have a set timetable, however will be moderated by a tutor from up until the beginning of semester 1 2018. You should aim to complete the courses prior to the start of semester.