2017 ESP courses are listed below.

Please note that Semester 1, 2017 Course Profiles will be uploaded early 2017, and are subject to change up until the commencement of Semester 1, 2017. However, the Semester 1, 2016 Course Profiles can be used as a guide up until this time (click on the course below, and then Semester 1, 2016 Course Profile).

You must read the relevant Course Profile before applying to ESP, so you are aware of specific course expectations, objectives, activities and contact hours. 

Language placement tests:  For courses marked with an asterisk (*) below, applicants must sit a language placement test to determine their suitability for the course.  Entry into these courses is subject to the successful passing of these placement tests.  

If the applicant’s language skills are determined as being too advanced for their chosen language course (or do not meet the minimum language requirement for entry), the applicant may be given the opportunity to study an alternative UQ language course more appropriate to their language skill level. This is determined on a case-by-case basis, and is dependent on course and quota availability, and approval from the School of Languages and Cultures, the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty, and UQ Admissions.

Further information regarding placement tests will be provided prior to enrolment.  

Quotas:  Some language courses have a limited number of places available, therefore not all suitably qualified applicants will be offered a place.  If an applicant misses out on a place in a relevant language course, they may be offered an alternative ESP course.  Note that the student must meet any prerequisites (if applicable) for the alternative course.  

Course Delivery Mode
Continuing German Language 1 (GRMN2010)*
 Highly recommended that students are concurrently studying Senior German. Quotas apply to this course (ie. places are limited).
Internal - St Lucia
Continuing Japanese 1A (JAPN2101)*
 Highly recommended that students are concurrently studying Senior Japanese (or equivalent). Not available to native Japanese speakers.
Internal - St Lucia
French Language A (FREN3112)*
 This course is advanced and is generally suitable for students who are beyond Year 12 level. Applicants should be concurrently studying Senior French OR have attended an immersion school OR have spent six months minimum in a French speaking country. Entry to the course is subject to the successful passing of a placement test held in January or February 2017.
Internal - St Lucia
Fundamentals in English to Chinese Translation & Interpreting (CHIN2750)*
 Open to native or background speakers of Chinese only.
Internal - St Lucia
Generos de composicion - Spanish (SPAN3330)*
 Advanced Spanish course. Quotas apply to this course (ie. places are limited).
Internal - St Lucia
Written Chinese Accelerated 1A (CHIN2201)*
 Accelerated course for students who have studied (or are studying) several years of Chinese at secondary school (or equivalent).
Internal - St Lucia