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With over 80 courses available, you can select a subject that:

Builds on your favourite subjects at school

Take your studies to the next level by studying a subject that you know you enjoy.

You'll have access to innovative study spaces and learning technologies, as well as USC's student support services to help you rise, and shine. Services include academic and study support, career advice and wellbeing services including free counselling.

Expands your horizons

Study a subject that isn't offered at school to try out different study areas and careers.

Interests you most

Study something you’re passionate about. It's a great way to do what you love and can help you stay motivated in high school.

Suits your career aspirations

Use the career guide to find a degree to match your career choice, then work towards gaining credit towards that degree by choosing Headstart subjects that are related to that degree.

Gains credit toward a future degree

Save time and money in your future study by working towards a degree while in Headstart.

  • Find a USC degree that interests you
  • Look at the 'What will I study?' tab to see what introductory courses you need to study towards that degree
  • Then, see which of those courses are available through Headstart
Is a core course

Not sure what to study in Headstart? Want to build up your academic skills? COR109 Communication and Thought is a component of nearly all USC undergraduate degrees and provides an excellent introduction to university study.

Available courses

Choose courses available to Headstart students from a range of study areas, including:

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