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The University of Sydney High Achievers Preparation Program (USHAPP)

The High Achievers Preparation Program is a 17-week program specifically designed for high achieving students who have excellent academic results. It helps the students fast-track into the first year of their bachelor degrees at the University of Sydney. 

The program was created through the combined educational expertise of both the University of Sydney and Taylors College.

Flexible study options

Choose the subjects you want:

You can select 2 specific topics of study during the program, which will align to the Bachelor Degree you wish to study. You have the option of 2 subjects in term 1. 

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Course information

The High Achievers Preparation Program is perfect for you if you’ve achieved excellent grades in English and relevant subjects.

The program takes 17 weeks to complete. You will study a regular pattern of 4 subjects in each term (2 terms), each subject for five hours a week, a total of 20 hours of class time per week.

Course Structure

Duration  Course Available Units of Study Details
 17 Weeks
Term
1
English Critical reading and writing
Uniprep 1 Development of high level academic competencies*
Select two of the following units
Humanities 1
(Aus History)
Australian History
Humanities 2
(Literature)
Literature
Humanities 3
(Sociology)
Sociology
Science Practicum
Suitable for Science/Engineering/Health Science students
Advanced Mathematics
Suitable for Science/Engineering/Health Science students
 Mid-course break
Term
2
English Critical reading and writing
Uniprep 2 Development of high level academic competencies*
Select two of the following units
Humanities 1
(Aus History)
Australian History
Humanities 2
(Literature)
Literature
Humanities 3
(Sociology)
Sociology
Science Practicum
Suitable for Science/Engineering/Health Science students
Advanced Mathematics
Suitable for Science/Engineering/Health Science students

2017 Start dates

Intake  Weeks Term 1 Term 2 Start Uni
February 17 20/02 - 13/04/2017 24/04 - 16/06/2017 July 2017
September 17 18/09 - 22/12/2017 08/01 - 19/01/2018  March 2018

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