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Certificate IV Tertiary Preparation Program

The TPP is a nationally accredited pre-university course equivalent to Year 12 or a Foundation program. It is designed to prepare you for studies in a range of bachelor's degrees offered by the University of Newcastle, including Medicine. Students may also use the TPP to gain access to an NIC Diploma in the areas of Business and Commerce, Engineering, IT, and Media and Communication.

Your direct pathway to the University of Newcastle

Fees

Year International Students

2015

A$17,700 (total tuition fee)

A$2,212.50 per module

Newcastle International College RTO ID Number: 70243

Subjects

Select eight modules, comprising of four core modules and four modules from a chosen stream

Core Modules (compulsory)

  • BUS107A Introduction to Computing
  • COM200A Communication Skills I
  • COM201A Communication Skills II
  • ICS001A Intercultural Studies

Electives Streams (indicative)

Business, Law and Commerce

  • BUS100A Accounting
  • BUS103A Economics
  • BUS104A Mathematics
  • BUS110A Legal Studies

Education and Arts

  • BUS104A Mathematics

Plus electives to be chosen from

  • BUS103A Economics
  • BUS110A Legal Studies
  • COM100A Information Design
  • COM106A Creative Cultures
  • HBI001A Human Biology

Engineering, Science and Information Technology

  • MTH001A Advanced Maths I
  • MTH002A Advanced Maths II
  • PHY001A Physics I

Plus electives to be chosen from

  • BIO001A Biology
  • CHE001A Chemistry
  • COM100A Information Design

Health Science

  • BUS105A Statistics
  • HBI001A Human Biology
  • SCN100A Health Science

Plus electives to be chosen from

  • BIO001A Biology
  • CHE001A Chemistry

Next level of study

NIC Diploma programs

OR

Year 1 of a University of Newcastle bachelor's degree

Bachelor's degrees are offered by the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Education and Arts
  • Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
  • Faculty of Health
  • Faculty of Science and Information Technology