Available courses - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Courses available to Headstart students

Choose from courses in the following study areas:

For more information on location, Semester of offer and entry requirements click on the course links below. Please note some courses offered to Headstart students have additional entry requirements, which are listed below.

Business and commerce

BUS102 Economics for Business *
BUS104 Discovering Management *
BUS105 Marketing Essentials *
BUS106 Accounting for Business *
TSM102 The World of Tourism, Leisure and Events *

Communication, design and creative industries

CMN101 Introduction to Creative Entrepreneurship *
CMN103 Introduction to the Creative Industries *
CMN105 Introduction to Screen Media *
CMN106 Contemporary Communication Theory and Trends *
CMN107 Communication for the Creative Professional *
CMN108 Issues in Social Media *
CMN116 Playing with Words : an Introduction to Creative Writing Craft *
CMN117 Playing with Genre *
CMN130 Introduction to Journalism *
DES101 Elements of Design *
DES102 Visual Storytelling *
DES103 Fundamentals of Photography *
DES104 Art, Design and Visual Culture *
DES105 Introduction to Design and Concept *
DES107 Drawing Practice)
DRA100 Acting 1: The actor's craft-Headstart students may be required to attend rehearsals in addition to the scheduled classes
EGL120 The ' English' Tradition: An Introduction to Literary Studies *
FSH100 Introduction to Key Concepts of Fashion *
MUS100 Intro to Songwriting and Production
SGD100 Introduction to Game Design *
SGD101 Game Art: Introduction to 2D & 3D *


EDU101 Human Development and Learning
EDU103 Integrating ICT into Learning
EDU115 Creative Expression and Play through the Arts
EDU118 Foundations of Numeracy
EDU119 English Language and Literacy

Environmental studies

ENP101 Introduction to Urban Design & Town Planning - Studio I
ENP103 Planning Theory, Governance and Politics
ENP104 Planning Economics and Urban Analytics
GEO100 Changing Planet Earth *
GEO101 Introducing Human Geographies *

Health sciences

HLT103 Professional Health Communication - Starting Semester 2 2021
LFS100 Cell Biology - Must be in Year 12 and studying Biology
LFS103 Introductory Bioscience * - Must be in Year 12 and studying Biology
LFS112 Human Physiology - Must be in Year 12 and studying Biology
LFS122 Human Anatomy - Must be in Year 12 and studying Biology
PUB102 Environment and Health *
PUB104 Introduction to Behavioural Health *
PUB112 Public Health Foundations

Law and Criminology

CRM101 Introduction to Criminology * - Please note: antirequisite course JST102
CRM102 Understanding Crime *
CRM105 Policing *
JST101 Justice and the Australian Legal System * - Please note: antirequisite course LAW101
LAW101 Foundations of Australian Law A

Languages and linguistics

JPN110 Japanese A
JPN111 Japanese B - Please note: JPN110 is a prerequisite for this course

Psychology and social sciences

COU180 Introductory Counselling Skills
HIS100 What makes Australia? History of Australian popular culture: The twentieth century and beyond *
HIS140 Global Citizens: A History of Humanity *
INT101 Introduction to International Relations: An Australian Perspective
INT102 Global Environmental Politics
PSY100 Introduction to Psychology A * - Please note: SCS101 is an antirequisite for this course
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology B
SCS101 Foundations of Human Behaviour * - Please note: PSY100 is an antirequisite for this course
SCS110 Australian Society: How does(n't) it work? - An Introduction to Sociology *
SCS130 Introduction to Indigenous Australia *
SWK100 Introduction to Social Work Practice Theories

Science, IT and engineering

CSC100 Computer Science Project and Ethics - Prerequisite ICT112
ENG101 Foundations of Engineering - Please note: there are two 4 hour field trips during the semester that Headstart students need to attend. View the course outline for more details.
ENG104 Introduction to Engineering Design
ICT110 Introduction to Data Science * - Recommended to be studying Digital Solutions
ICT112 Programming Fundamentals * - Recommended to be studying Digital Solutions
ICT115 Introduction to Systems Design * - Recommended to be studying Digital Solutions
MTH103 Introduction to Applied Mathematics - Must be studying Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics
MTH104 Introductory Calculus - Must be studying Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics
SCI102 Biodiversity and Ecology - Must be studying Biology
SCI105 Chemistry - Must be studying Chemistry
SCI107 Physics - Must be studying Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics
SCI110 Science Research Methods - Recommended to be studying General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics
SCI113 Discovering Science

Sport and exercise science

SPX101 Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science
SPX102 Introduction to Coaching Science

*This is an online offering. Please note, some lectures and workshops are live and may not be recorded, and assessments may require face to face attendance. Please read over the course outline for further details on the course requirements.

Semester of offer at each location is subject to change, please refer to class timetable before completing an application.

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