Program structure

To successfully complete the program you need to pass 60 Credit points of study. Each of our subjects are worth 5 credit points in value, so you need to complete and pass 12 subjects to complete the program.

Graded pathway entry – Successfully completing the program is one part. You must then gain an average overall mark across the subjects to enter into the Bachelor Degree or Diploma offerings. You can find this information on our ‘After TPP’ page.

Study Mode

With full time study mode you need to complete 4 subjects per study period across 3 study periods.

With part time study mode you need to complete 12 subjects per study period across a maximum of 6 study periods – you can manage this in a combination that suits you. For example you may choose to complete 2 subjects per study period for 6 study periods, or you may choose to complete 3 subjects in 2 study periods and 2 subjects 3 study periods.

You can take a Leave of Absence from the program for up to 12 months.

Online study periods

For 2019 the study periods are as follows:

Online study period (OSP)Online study period dates
1 (2019)7th January - 24th February
2 (2019)*4th March - 21st April
3 (2019)29th April - 16th June
4 (2019)8th July - 25th August
5 (2019)2nd September - 20th October
6 (2019)28th October - 15th December

*Not able to start the program in this study period.

Example Study plan

You will be given a study plan which may or may not look like this. The subjects in the coloured boxes are highly recommended and we encourage you to take them in the order as suggested.

Note: Where there are boxes with one subject code you are advised to choose these subjects. Where there are boxes with multiple subject codes you may choose from these.

 Subject 1Subject 2Subject 3Subject 4
Online Study Period 1 (2019)EDU0AC1
Academic Culture 
EDU0DL1
Digital Literacy 
EDU0MA1
Thinking Mathematically 
EDU0CT2/EDU0SC2
Online Study Period 2 (2019)EDU0AC2
Academic Writing 
EDU0DL2
Academic Digital Literacy 
EDU0CT3/EDU0SC3/
EDU0MA3/EDU0ST3 
EDU0CT3/EDU0SC3/
EDU0MA3/EDU0ST3
Online Study Period 3 (2019)EDU0AC3
Academic Presentations 
EDU0ST2
Thinking Scientifically 
EDU0MA2
Foundation Algebra 
EDU0CT4/EDU0SC4/
EDU0ST4

Subjects

There are 18 subjects to choose from. You can enrol in your subjects up until the date that the study period commences. Not all subjects run in every study period. You can change your subjects around to work with your study needs however please note the 2019 subject offerings below.

Commencing

 

January

March

May

July

September

November

  

ONLINE SP1

ONLINE SP2

ONLINE SP3

ONLINE SP4

ONLINE SP5

ONLINE SP6

EDU0AC1

Academic Culture

YesNoYesYesYesYes

EDU0AC2

Academic Writing

YesYesYesYesYesNo

EDU0AC3

Academic Presentations

NoNoYesNoYesYes

EDU0CT2

Thinking Critically

YesNoNoYesNoNo

EDU0CT3

Critical Reasoning

NoYesNoNoYesNo

EDU0CT4

Critical Inquiry

NoNoYesNoNoYes

EDU0DL1

Digital Literacy

YesNoYesYesYesYes

EDU0DL2

Academic Digital Literacy

NoYesNoNoYesNo

EDU0DL3

Professional Digital Literacy

NoNoYesNoNoYes
        

EDU0MA1

Thinking Mathematically

YesNoYesYesYesYes

EDU0MA2

Foundation Algebra

YesNoYesYesNoYes

EDU0MA3

Foundation Statistics

NoYesNoNoYesNo

EDU0SC2

Human Body Systems

YesNoNoYesNoNo

EDU0SC3

Foundation Cell Biology

NoYesNoNoYesNo

EDU0SC4

Foundation Chemistry

NoNoYesNoNoYes

EDU0ST2

Thinking Scientifically

YesNoNoYesNoNo

EDU0ST3

Thinking Mathematically

NoYesNoNoYesNo

EDU0ST4

World Changing Science

NoNoYesNoNoYes