UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS
Year 11 & 12
HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE

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UNIVERSITIES OFFERING
STUDY OPPORTUNITIES
DURING YEAR 11 AND 12

opportunity to study a range of subjects
and will be prov...
GRIFFITH PROGRAM
SUBJECTS ON OFFER IN 2014
AT HILLCREST
GRIFFITH MATHS
This is a two-year program undertaken as
part of th...
able obtain guaranteed entry to an ICT
degree program as nominated by Griffith
University by selecting their course as the...
YEAR 12 STUDIES:
•	
Study the content of the second half
of Griffith Chem within the normal
delivery Year 12 Chemistry. Th...
BACHELOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL
MANAGEMENT
The program offers an analysis and
understanding of environmental problems
and issues...
BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING/
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
The Gold Coast program combines Civil
Engineering with a major in Environment...
•	

Calculate derivatives using the
sum, product, quotient and chain
rule. Know the derivatives of basic
functions.

•	

I...
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ECOLOGY
AND CONSERVATION BIOLOGY)
Graduates will have practical field skills
as well as laboratory an...
GRIFFITH INFOTECH YEAR 11
AND 12 PROGRAM

The
School
of
Information
and
Communication
Technology
(ICT),
Griffith Universit...
GRIFFITH INFOTECH
GUARANTEED ADMISSION
DEGREE PROGRAMS

(For entry in 2014)

Please note that 2013 OP scores and
Ranks are...
BACHELOR OF INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY	
This integrated program equips students to
meet the industry need for graduates who
ha...
BOND UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY STUDENT
FOR A SEMESTER
YEAR 11 AND 12
WHAT WILL I GET FROM THE
PROGRAM?
The Bond University Stu...
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
ENHANCED STUDIES
PROGRAM
YEAR 11 AND 12
WHAT WILL I GET FROM THE
PROGRAM?
The Enhanced Studies Pr...
GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY GUEST
PROGRAM
YEAR 11 AND 12
WHAT WILL I GET FROM THE
PROGRAM?
Through the Griffith University Early S...
SOUTHERN CROSS
UNIVERSITY HEAD START
PROGRAM
YEAR 11 AND 12
WHAT WILL I GET FROM THE
PROGRAM?
SCU Head-Start provides an o...
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HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE

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HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
UNIVERSITY SUBJECTS DURING
YEAR 11 AND 12
Please complete the details below and return to the Senio...
HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
21 Bridgman Drive Reedy Creek Q 4227
PO Box 2503 Burleigh BC Q 4220
Phone: 07 5593 4226 Fax: 0...
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  1. 1. UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS Year 11 & 12 HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE 1
  2. 2. UNIVERSITIES OFFERING STUDY OPPORTUNITIES DURING YEAR 11 AND 12 opportunity to study a range of subjects and will be provided with small group tutorials each Wednesday afternoon. The students complete their normal assessment requirements for their chosen subject. They have a two-day workshop at Griffith University at the end of semester one in Year 11 and 12 to experience life on campus and to participate in a range of practical sessions relating to their subject. Bond University Student for a Semester (External Studies) Students who achieve over the required % in the end of course exam are eligible for credit of the equivalent university subject towards selected courses at Griffith University. They are also able obtain guaranteed entry to selected Griffith University Courses by selecting their course as their first QTAC option. Hillcrest Christian College offers a range of opportunities for students to study a university subject whilst studying in Year 11 and 12. The following external University programs are available for students in Years 11 and 12: University of Queensland Enhanced Studies Program (External Studies) Griffith University Guest Program (GC Campus) Southern Cross University Head-Start Program (GC Campus & online) Details of the subjects on offer can be found in the accompanying booklet. STUDY A GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY SUBJECT AS PART OF NORMAL CLASSES Hillcrest Christian College is pleased to announce it is partnering with Griffith University in 2014 to offer a range of University subjects that will be taught as part of selected Year 11 and 12 subjects at the College. WHAT IS THE GRIFFITH PROGRAM? Griffith Subjects are an excellent opportunity for students to experience a university course whilst completing their senior studies at Hillcrest. The new Griffith University subjects are conducted over a two-year program and are undertaken as part of the College’s regular subject offerings in Year 11 and 12. Study is undertaken at Hillcrest. In partnership with Griffith University Gold Coast Campus students will have the 2 HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE At the conclusion of their studies they will receive a certificate of completion from Griffith University. The Subjects to be offered in conjunction with Griffith University in 2014 are: • Griffith Maths • Griffith Chem • Griffith Biology • Griffith InfoTech • Griffith InfoSys
  3. 3. GRIFFITH PROGRAM SUBJECTS ON OFFER IN 2014 AT HILLCREST GRIFFITH MATHS This is a two-year program undertaken as part of the College’s regular Mathematics B course in Year 11 and 12.The course provides a foundation for later studies in mathematics and science at Griffith University. This course acts as a bridge between the students’ experience in mathematics in Years 11 and 12 and further tertiary study in mathematics. Students who achieve over 65% in the end of course exam are eligible for credit of the equivalent university subject towards selected courses at Griffith University. They are also able obtain guaranteed entry to selected Griffith University Courses by selecting their course as their first QTAC option. GRIFFITH CHEM This is a two-year program undertaken as part of the College’s regular Chemistry course in Year 11 and 12. The Griffith School of Environment offers Year 11 and 12 students at Hillcrest Christian College the opportunity to study a Griffith University chemistry course while undertaking Senior Chemistry. Griffith Chem is an excellent opportunity for students to experience a university course whilst completing their senior studies. Students who achieve over 65% in the end of course exam are eligible for credit of the equivalent university subject towards selected courses at Griffith University. They are also able obtain guaranteed entry to selected Griffith University by selecting their course as their first preference on their QTAC application. GRIFFITH BIOLOGY This is a two-year program taken over Year 11 and 12 in the Biology subject. The Griffith Health Group, Griffith University offers Year 11 and 12 students the opportunity to study Griffith Biology while undertaking Senior Biology at Hillcrest. Griffith Biology is an excellent opportunity for students to experience university courses whilst completing their senior studies. Students participate in on-campus practical experiences and tutorials during Year 12. Students who obtain credit for the course have the potential to obtain guaranteed entry to n degree program as nominated by Griffith University by selecting their course as their first QTAC option, provided they meet the entry requirements of the course. GRIFFITH INFOTECH This is a two-year program taken over Year 11 and 12 in the Information, Process and Technology Subject (IPT). The School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Griffith University offers Year 11 and 12 students the opportunity to study Griffith University ICT courses while undertaking Senior IPT at High School. Griffith InfoTech is an excellent opportunity for students to experience university courses whilst completing their senior studies. If students enrol in a Griffith University ICT degree they will be eligible for credit in 1001ICT Introduction to Programming for successfully completing Griffith InfoTech 1 in Year 11 and 1005ICT Object-oriented Programming for successfully completing Griffith InfoTech 2 in Year 12, credit for providing these courses are core requirements for their selected degree. Students who achieve over 65% in Griffith InfoTech 1 and Griffith InfoTech 2 are eligible for credit of the equivalent university subject towards selected courses at Griffith University. They are also HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE 3
  4. 4. able obtain guaranteed entry to an ICT degree program as nominated by Griffith University by selecting their course as their first QTAC option, provided they meet the entry requirements of the course. GRIFFITH INFOSYS This is a two-year program taken over Year 11 and 12 in the Information, Process and Technology Subject (IPT). UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS SUBJECT INFORMATION GRIFFITH CHEM YEAR 11 AND 12 PROGRAM The School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Griffith University offers Year 11 and 12 students the opportunity to study Griffith University ICT courses while undertaking Senior IPT at High School. Griffith InfoSys is a study of business informatics and is an excellent opportunity for students to experience university courses whilst completing their senior studies. The Griffith School of Environment Science offers Year 11 and 12 students at Hillcrest Christian College the opportunity to study a Griffith University chemistry course while undertaking Senior Chemistry. Griffith Chem is an excellent opportunity for students to experience a university course whilst completing their senior studies. If students enrol in a Griffith University ICT degree they will be eligible for credit in 1008ICT Business Informatics for successfully completing Griffith InfoSys Part 1 in Year 11 and Griffith InfoTech Part 2 in Year 12, providing these courses are core requirements in their selected degree. YEAR 11 STUDIES: • Study the content of the first half of Griffith Chem course within the normal delivery of Year 11 Senior Chemistry. Two nominated laboratory sessions and write-ups will contribute towards Griffith Chem. All content and laboratory sessions will be undertaken at School with your teacher. Students who achieve over 50% in Griffith InfoSys 1 are eligible for credit of the equivalent university subject towards selected courses at Griffith University. They are also able obtain guaranteed entry to an ICT degree program as nominated by Griffith University by selecting their course as their first QTAC option, provided they meet the entry requirements of the course. EXPRESSION OF INTEREST Please complete the Expression of Interest Form at the back of this booklet and return to the Senior Years Office at the College. 4 HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE Griffith Chem is a two year program during your Year 11 and 12. • Have the option of a day excursion to Griffith University to utilise practical equipment to complete an assessment in a water topic. This will be at the discretion of the school and Griffith University. • Complete the stage 1 examination for Griffith Chem towards the end of Year 11. This exam will be undertaken at School. Students who pass both laboratory sessions and achieve 50% or higher on the stage 1 examination will be invited to continue with the Griffith Chem program in Year 12. An administration/laboratory fee of $85 (to be reviewed before 2014) will be payable to Griffith University by students who continue with the Year 12 stage of the Griffith Chem course.
  5. 5. YEAR 12 STUDIES: • Study the content of the second half of Griffith Chem within the normal delivery Year 12 Chemistry. This will be undertaken at school with your teachers. GRIFFITH CHEM GUARANTEED ACCEPTANCE PROGRAMS • Attend the Griffith University campus on two days to complete Griffith Chem laboratory sessions and write-ups. Dates and times to be determined with anticipated dates in June/July. In addition to pre requisites some programs will indicate Recommended Study and/or Assumed Knowledge as detailed in QTAC Guide information. • Complete the end of course examination for Griffith Chem towards the end of Year 12 academic year. This will be undertaken at the University campus. WHAT DOES PARTICIPATING IN GRIFFITH CHEM MEAN TO YOU ? If you successfully complete Griffith Chem over the two years by completing the laboratory sessions and the two examinations at an overall pass or better, you will be awarded a formal Certificate of Completion by Griffith University. If you then enrol in a Griffith University degree program you will be eligible for credit for your first semester, first year, Griffith University chemistry course, either 1001ENV Chemistry, 1013ENV Chemistry in Biological Systems 1, or 1101BPS Chemistry A providing that course is a core requirement in your degree. In addition, if you have done very well in Griffith Chem, by achieving an overall Pass or better for laboratory sessions and achieving a percentage of 65% or better for the end of program examination, and meet the entry admission pre-requisites into a Science or Environment program as nominated by Griffith University, you will be eligible for guaranteed acceptance into your selected program on the proviso that you list that program as your first QTAC preference. (For entry in 2014) Please note that 2013 OP scores are a guide only for 2014. 2014 program offerings may be subject to change. Ensure you check QTAC Guide carefully. BACHELOR OF SCIENCE This program offers a pathway to developing specialised skills and practical knowledge for a variety of professional and research careers in the biological, chemical and environmental sciences. CAMPUS QTAC CODE PRE-REQUISITES 2013 OP Gold Coast 234112 English, Maths A or B 16 CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 228112 PRE-REQUISITES English, Maths A or B 2013 OP 16 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION BIOLOGY) Graduates will have practical field skills as well as laboratory and analytical expertise, for a career in conservation and conservation management, the management of threatened animals and plant communities. CAMPUS Gold Coast QTAC CODE 234702 PRE-REQUISITES English 2013 OP 16 CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 224812 PRE-REQUISITES English 2013 OP 16 HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE 5
  6. 6. BACHELOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT The program offers an analysis and understanding of environmental problems and issues through approaches drawn from biological, physical, and social sciences and mathematics. CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 224022 PRE-REQUISITES English 2013 OP 16 BACHELOR OF MARINE SCIENCE This program offers a multidisciplinary foundation in life and physical sciences as well as resource management, global climate change, food production, waste management with studies in biology, coastal physical sciences and coastal management through a wide range of core and elective courses and a marine industry placement. CAMPUS QTAC CODE PRE-REQUISITES 2013 OP Gold Coast 234142 English, Maths B 13 BACHELOR OF FORENSIC SCIENCE Graduates will acquire in-depth knowledge of new forensic analysis methods and innovations with professional training in handling criminal casework in forensic biology, chemistry and toxicology. CAMPUS Nathan Mt Gravatt QTAC CODE 228252 PRE-REQUISITES English, Maths B 2013 OP BACHELOR OF FORENSIC SCIENCE/ BACHELOR OF CRIMINOLOGY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE This double degree provides a grounding in the core elements of criminology and criminal justice - law, political science, sociology and psychology. The forensic component provides training in handling criminal casework in forensic biology, forensic chemistry. CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 228262 PRE-REQUISITES English, Maths B 2013 OP 12 BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING) This program has a strong interdisciplinary focus on formulating solutions to environmental problems and developing innovative ideas for the future. CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 224212 PRE-REQUISITES English, Maths B 2013 OP 13 BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (ENVIRONMENTAL)/ BACHELOR OF BUSINESS The program is a double degree in Environmental Engineering and Business Management. CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 228682 PRE-REQUISITES English, Maths B 2013 OP 12 BACHELOR OF URBAN AND ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING The program combines the knowledge and skills of planning with in-depth study of core environmental areas and prepares graduates for a career as an environmental scientist. CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 224512 PRE-REQUISITES English 2013 OP 16 6 HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
  7. 7. BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING/ BACHELOR OF SCIENCE The Gold Coast program combines Civil Engineering with a major in Environmental Science whilst the Nathan program combines Electronic and Computer Engineering with Applied Maths or Physics or Environmental Engineering. CAMPUS QTAC CODE PRE-REQUISITES 2013 OP Gold Coast 234812 English, Maths B 10 CAMPUS QTAC CODE PRE-REQUISITES 2013 OP Nathan 228372 English, Maths B 12 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE/ BACHELOR OF INFORMATION This program builds on the increasing reliance of science on computing and information technology such as collecting and analysing data from laboratory instruments; storing and retrieving information and related studies. CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 228642 PRE-REQUISITES English, Maths B 2013 OP 16 GRIFFITH MATHS YEAR 11 AND 12 PROGRAM The course revises and extends basic integral and differential calculus of one variable, introduces partial derivatives and basic vector algebra in two and three dimensions. It provides a foundation for later studies in mathematics and science. COURSE AIMS This course acts as a bridge between the students’ previous experience in mathematics and further tertiary study in mathematics. It provides the basis for the acquisition of the basic computational and theoretical skills necessary for the practising scientist, mathematician, engineer and pilot and introduces students to the mathematical way of thinking desirable in the training of these professionals. The course revises and extends basic integral and differential calculus of one variable, introduces partial derivatives and basic vectors in three dimensions. It provides a mathematical foundation for later studies in mathematics and science. LEARNING OBJECTIVES After successfully completing this course as part of Year 11 and 12 Mathematics B students should be able to: • Manipulate 2D and 3D vectors and use vector addition and subtraction as well as the dot and cross product of vectors. Use these ideas in problems involving geometric, force and velocity vectors. • Know and use the standard addition formulas for sin, cos and tan. Be able to prove some of the simpler trig addition formulas. Understand and use the inverse trigonometric functions. • Define and evaluate reasonably straightforward limits and be able to use and interpret the limit definition of the derivative. HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE 7
  8. 8. • Calculate derivatives using the sum, product, quotient and chain rule. Know the derivatives of basic functions. • Identify the local maxima, minima and points of inflection of straightforward functions and use this information to sketch the graphs of these functions. • State and use the small change formula appropriately. • Convert word problems into mathematics and analyze them using calculus. • State and calculate Taylor approximations to standard functions. • State and use l’Hopital’s rule to evaluate 0/0 limits. • Understand the definition of integrals using Riemann sums and be able to provide a variety of situations in which the integral is used besides areas under curves. • State the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus and be able to evaluate simple definite and indefinite integrals. • Be able to use straightforward substitutions to evaluate integrals. • Use definite integrals to calculate areas. • Understand the geometric meaning and the analytic definition of partial derivatives. Calculate the first and second derivatives of straightforward functions and be able to apply the small change formula for functions of several variables. GRIFFITH MATHS GUARANTEED ACCEPTANCE PROGRAMS (For entry in 2014) Please note that 2013 OP scores are a guide only for 2014 In addition to pre requisites some programs will indicate Recommended Study and/or Assumed Knowledge as detailed in QTAC Guide information. 2015 program offerings may be subject to change. Ensure you check QTAC Guide carefully. BACHELOR OF BIOMOLECULAR SCIENCE (ADVANCED) This 4 year program offers specialisations in the sought after areas of drug design & development, cell therapies, plant & environmental biotechnology. CAMPUS QTAC CODE PRE-REQUISITES 2013 OP Gold Coast 234172 English, Maths B 10 CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 228292 PRE-REQUISITES English, Maths B 2013 OP 10 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE This program offers a pathway to developing specialised skills and practical knowledge for a variety of professional and research careers. CAMPUS QTAC CODE PRE-REQUISITES 2013 OP Gold Coast 234112 English, Maths A or B 15 CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 228112 PRE-REQUISITES English, Maths B 2013 OP 15 8 HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
  9. 9. BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION BIOLOGY) Graduates will have practical field skills as well as laboratory and analytical expertise, for a career in conservation and conservation management. CAMPUS Gold Coast QTAC CODE 234702 PRE-REQUISITES English 2013 OP 15 CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 224812 PRE-REQUISITES English 2013 OP 15 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ENVIRONMENT) Graduates will be prepared for a successful environmental career, helping to resolve many of the issues currently facing society, including biodiversity and species loss, drought, planning. BACHELOR OF MARINE SCIENCE This program offers a multidisciplinary foundation in life and physical sciences as well as resource management, global climate change, food production, waste management with studies in biology, coastal and physical environments. CAMPUS QTAC CODE PRE-REQUISITES 2013 OP Gold Coast 234142 English, Maths B 12 BACHELOR OF FORENSIC SCIENCE Graduates will acquire in-depth knowledge of new forensic analysis methods and innovations with professional training in forensic studies. CAMPUS Nathan Mt Gravatt QTAC CODE 228252 PRE-REQUISITES English, Maths B 2013 OP 12 CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 224112 PRE-REQUISITES English 2013 OP 15 BACHELOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT The program offers an analysis and understanding of environmental problems and issues through approaches on a range of issues. CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 224022 PRE-REQUISITES English 2013 OP 15 HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE 9
  10. 10. GRIFFITH INFOTECH YEAR 11 AND 12 PROGRAM The School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Griffith University offers Year 11 and 12 students at Hillcrest Christian College the opportunity to study Griffith University ICT courses while undertaking Senior IPT. Griffith InfoTech is an excellent opportunity for students to experience university courses whilst completing their senior studies. Griffith InfoTech is a two-year program taken over your Year 11 and 12. Year 11: • Study the content of Griffith InfoTech 1 as part of Year 11 Senior IPT. Students will complete the assessment items associated with the Griffith University course 1001ICT Introduction to Programming. All content and assessment items will be undertaken at School with your teacher. • Participate in an optional day excursion to Griffith University to attend a lecture and a computing workshop in conjunction with ICT university students. This will be at the discretion of Hillcrest Christian College and Griffith University. Year 12: • Study the content of Griffith InfoTech 2 as part Year 12 Senior IPT. Students will complete the assessment items associated with the Griffith University course 1005ICT Object-oriented Programming. All content and assessment items will be undertaken at School with your teacher. • 10 Participate in an option of a day excursion to Griffith University to attend a lecture and a computing workshop in conjunction with ICT students. This will be at the discretion of Hillcrest Christian College and Griffith University. HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE WHAT DOES PARTICIPATING IN GRIFFITH INFOTECH MEAN TO YOU AS THE STUDENT? If students successfully complete both stages of Griffith InfoTech by completing the assessment items at an overall pass or better, they will be awarded a formal Certificate of Completion by Griffith University. If you then enrol in a Griffith University ICT degree you will be eligible for credit in 1001ICT Introduction to Programming for successfully completing Griffith InfoTech 1 and 1005ICT Object-oriented Programming for successfully completing Griffith InfoTech 2, providing these courses are core requirements in your degree. In addition, if you have done very well in Griffith InfoTech 1, by achieving an overall mark of 65% or higher in the assessment items, and meet the admission prerequisites into an ICT degree program as nominated by Griffith University, you will be eligible for guaranteed admission on the proviso that you list that program as your first QTAC preference (see list of Griffith InfoTech guarantee admission degree programs). Please be assured that the undertaking of Griffith InfoTech along with your IPT subjects will in no way be detrimental to your class results.
  11. 11. GRIFFITH INFOTECH GUARANTEED ADMISSION DEGREE PROGRAMS (For entry in 2014) Please note that 2013 OP scores and Ranks are a guide only for 2014 In addition to pre requisites some programs will indicate Recommended Study and/or Assumed Knowledge as detailed in QTAC Guide information. 2014 program offerings may be subject to change. Ensure you check QTAC Guide carefully. All ICT programs include practical team project for external clients or an industry placement to provide first-hand experience to students in their last year of studies. BACHELOR OF INFORMATION This program helps students succeed in a variety of information technology jobs. The selection of majors allows students to choose pathways that emphasise either technical or less technical aspects of the IT. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Systems analyst, software developer, IT support and client services, database and systems administrator, project manager, quality manager, technical writer CAMPUS Gold Coast QTAC CODE 234312 PRE-REQUISITES Nil ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE English plus either Maths A or B (4SA) 2013 OP/RANK 16/66 CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 228612 PRE-REQUISITES Nil ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE English plus either Maths A or B (4SA) 2013 OP/RANK 16/66 BACHELOR OF MULTIMEDIA This program introduces students to a range of multimedia design, production, management, and evaluation skills. Students can specialise in a variety of areas according to their interests. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Multimedia designer, editor, production manager in games, websites, Internet and publishing, sound, music production. developer, computer marketing and video CAMPUS Gold Coast QTAC CODE 234322 PRE-REQUISITES Nil ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE English plus either Maths A or B (4SA) 2013 OP/RANK 16/66 CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 228652 PRE-REQUISITES Nil ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE English plus either Maths A or B (4SA) 2013 OP/RANK 16/66 BACHELOR OF BUSINESS INFORMATION Students gain technical knowledge and business skills in preparation for a corporate or government information technology job, which typically involves identifying the needs of business users, finding innovative applications of IT in the business, communicating and negotiating solutions. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Business analyst, mobile technology manager, online content specialist, e-marketing and communications consultant, manager of computer-based information systems. CAMPUS Gold Coast QTAC CODE 234381 PRE-REQUISITES English (4SA) ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE Maths A or B (4SA) 2013 OP/RANK 16/66 CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 228741 PRE-REQUISITES English (4SA) ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE Maths A or B (4SA) 2013 OP/RANK 16/66 HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE 11
  12. 12. BACHELOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY This integrated program equips students to meet the industry need for graduates who have skills in both information technology and multimedia production. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES See separate entries for Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Multimedia. CAMPUS Gold Coast QTAC CODE 234352 PRE-REQUISITES Nil ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE English (4SA); Maths A or B 2013 OP/RANK 16/66 CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 228662 PRE-REQUISITES Nil ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE English (4SA); Maths A or B 2013 OP/RANK 16/66 BACHELOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY This program enables students to complete their information technology degree in a shorter time (2 or 2.5 years) CAREER OPPORTUNITIES See entry for Bachelor of Information Technology. CAMPUS Gold Coast QTAC CODE 234372 PRE-REQUISITES Nil ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE English (4SA); Maths A or B (4SA) 2013 OP/RANK 14/70 CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 228702 PRE-REQUISITES Nil ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE English (4SA); Maths A or B (4SA) 2013 OP/RANK 14/70 12 HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE BACHELOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY@WORK This program allows students to gain full- time employment in the information technology industry after 12 months of intensive study (which includes summer semester). The rest of the degree is parttime, including online and intensive mode summer courses. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES See entry for Bachelor of Information Technology. CAMPUS Logan QTAC CODE 264222 PRE-REQUISITES Nil ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE English, plus either Maths A or B (4SA) 2013 OP/RANK 16/66 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE/BACHELOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY This program builds on the increasing reliance of science on computing and information technology in collecting and analysing data from laboratory instruments and storing and retrieving large volumes of experimental data. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Information technology, designing, writing, testing, documenting and maintaining computer applications, development work in commerce. CAMPUS Nathan QTAC CODE 228642 PRE-REQUISITES English (4SA); Maths B (4SA) ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE At least one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics 2013 OP/RANK 16/66
  13. 13. BOND UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY STUDENT FOR A SEMESTER YEAR 11 AND 12 WHAT WILL I GET FROM THE PROGRAM? The Bond University Student for a Semester Program is a great chance to kick-start your university career because you’ll study a Bond subject, meet university students and professors, and get involved in university life. You might even discover a new career that interests you. You might find this program challenging at times, because of the extra study and classes you must attend each week, but if your parents and teachers agree that you’re capable, then we highly recommend you apply for Student for a Semester. THINKING OF PURSUING TERTIARY STUDIES AT BOND UNIVERSITY ONCE YOU COMPLETE HIGH SCHOOL? Bond University offers students who successfully complete two Student for a Semester subjects with direct admission into some of our full degree programs (some restrictions apply*) at Bond University upon completion of their Year 12 studies.
 For more information about this unique opportunity please contact the Office of Future Students on 1800 074 074. SUBJECTS You can view the list of subjects available in January 2014 semester here: http://www.bond.edu.au/prod_ext/ groups/public/@pub-admissionsdomgen/documents/genericwebdocument/ bd3_010024.pdf Subjects for the May 2014 semester will be made available in March 2014. BOND UNIVERSITY APPLICATION DATES Applications for the January Semester will be open online from 2014 8 November—6 December Applications for the May 2014 Semester will be open online from Friday 14 March—Friday 18 April Applications for the September 2014 Semester will be open online from Friday 11 July—Friday 8 August Further information can be found at: http://www.bond.edu.au/study-at-bond/ experience-options/student-for-asemester-program/index.htm *Please note: Direct entry is not automatically applicable for a Bachelor of Laws or Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery. All offers are conditional upon the completion of Year 12. Credit for subjects cannot be applied towards the Bachelor of Architecture due to the structure of the degree, however direct admission will still be accepted. Please contact your Mrs Henderson for further information on how to be offered direct entry for study at Bond. HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE 13
  14. 14. UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND ENHANCED STUDIES PROGRAM YEAR 11 AND 12 WHAT WILL I GET FROM THE PROGRAM? The Enhanced Studies Program (ESP) provides students with an opportunity to extend their knowledge and find out more about university study, assessment and campus life by doing a university subject during semester one of Year 12. WHAT CAN I STUDY? Whatever your interests, we offer a selection of entry courses in: 
Engineering/ IT, 
Humanities, 
Science and Maths, 
Business and Law, 
and Languages. Hillcrest Christian College facilitates student’s enrolment and study in external courses in the ESP Program. These include: CHEM1010: FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY Provides an introduction to Chemistry as a molecular science and an understanding of the structure and reactions of organic molecules. MATH1051: CALCULUS AND LINEAR ALGEBRA 1 Provides an important foundation in calculus and linear algebra that will prove useful for further studies in pure and applied sciences, engineering, finance or further mathematical pursuits. MATH1061: DISCRETE MATHS Provides an introduction to discrete Maths and will be useful for students who are planning to study advanced mathematics, 14 HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE computer science, engineering or science and information technology. PHYS1001: MECHANICS AND THERMAL PHYSICS I Provides an introduction to kinematics, dynamics, momentum and energy, rigid body rotation, elasticity and fluids, oscillations, and thermodynamics. RELN1000: WORLD RELIGIONS Introduces students to the basic principles of many of the world religions: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and New Religious Movements and spiritualties. Further information can be found at: http://www.uq.edu.au/esp/  
  15. 15. GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY GUEST PROGRAM YEAR 11 AND 12 WHAT WILL I GET FROM THE PROGRAM? Through the Griffith University Early Start to Tertiary Studies (GUESTS) Program, motivated students can study a university course (subject) while at high school. They can experience the challenge and excitement of university life, and have the chance to receive guaranteed entry into Griffith University. As a GUESTS student, you will attend class with undergraduate students. You’ll be enroled as a non-award Griffith University student and receive a student ID card. You will also have access to a range of resources and services including libraries, online learning resources, careers advice and learning skills workshops. Griffith University sponsors GUESTS students, so you won’t need to pay tuition fees or student contribution charges while studying through the program. Personal study costs such as textbooks, stationery and photocopying will be your responsibility. GUESTS students who complete one university course and achieve a Pass grade or better are eligible to receive a Guaranteed Offer of Entry to a wide range of undergraduate degree programs at Griffith University. GUESTS students receive one bonus admission rank towards other Griffith University degree program preferences when applying through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) or the NSW Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). WHAT CAN I STUDY? You can choose a course from the following: • Business and government • Criminology and law • Education • Engineering and information technology • Environment and planning • Health • Humanities, social sciences and languages • Music • Science and aviation • Visual and creative arts • External courses Summer Semester courses will include practical laboratory sessions, internal lectures and lectures delivered via podcast. GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY APPLICATION DATES Semester 1 – Year 11 students apply for the GUESTS program in October to commence in February the following year. Semester 2 (July) - Year 12 students applying must submit their application by 30 May. Summer Semester – Applications open until 15 September. Year 11 students only can apply to undertake a course in the Summer Semester. Further information can be found at: http://www.griffith.edu.au/admissions/ guests-program HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE 15
  16. 16. SOUTHERN CROSS UNIVERSITY HEAD START PROGRAM YEAR 11 AND 12 WHAT WILL I GET FROM THE PROGRAM? SCU Head-Start provides an opportunity for Year 11 and 12 students to gain direct entry and advanced standing into a variety of courses offered at Southern Cross University. Free from university fees, the program offers you the chance to gain a taste of university life stimulate your interest in academic pursuits and enhance your educational performance and longterm aspirations. The program has been designed for students who have the academic capability to succeed at university. Applicants will be selected on merit, based on their academic performance, a personal statement and the recommendation of their Principal. WHAT CAN I STUDY? A typical three-year university degree requires you to complete 24 units of study. These units are usually comprised of core units and elective units. Through Head-Start you will have the choice to study one of two units. Both units have been selected as they can be used as core units or elective units within a large number of courses offered by Southern Cross University. The options available for study in 2014 are Communication in Organisations and Human Physiology. COMMUNICATION IN ORGANISATIONS Offered during our First Session 2014 at our Gold Coast, Lismore and Coffs Harbour campuses. Good communication skills are essential in most professional 16 HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE settings. This unit aims to provide you with communication skills necessary for employment and academic study. Topics covered include public speaking and verbal reporting, intercultural communication, academic integrity and skill development in negotiation and persuasion. You will also be introduced to a range of communication theories and concepts designed to increase your understanding of the role interpersonal communication has within our day-today lives. 

 he study program for the T Communication in Organisations unit will include tutorials and lectures. HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY Offered during our Second Session 2014 at Gold Coast, Lismore and Coffs Harbour campuses

 his unit is ideal for those T interested in developing their scientific knowledge and skills. With a predominant focus on the physiological mechanisms of the human body, human physiology also provides students with extensive clinical experience leading to student confidence and proficiency within a laboratory environment. As a practical based unit that encompasses areas of study focusing on physiological investigation and measurement it is most suited to those who have an interest in a scientific field of study. 

The study program for this unit will include practical laboratory sessions, internal lectures and lectures delivered via podcast. SOUTHERN CROSS APPLICATION DATES: Applications open in May and close in August for Year 11 and 12 students. Further information can be found at: http://scu.edu.au/headstart/
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  19. 19. EXPRESSION OF INTEREST UNIVERSITY SUBJECTS DURING YEAR 11 AND 12 Please complete the details below and return to the Senior Years office at the College. Mrs Henderson or Mr van Bruggen will then be in contact to arrange a time to meet to discuss in more detail possible options for 2014. STUDENT NAME CLASS GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY Subjects embedded into Senior Studies (Studied at School) Tick one or more subjects that you have an interest in. UNIVERSITY SUBJECT COLLEGE SUBJECT ¨ GRIFF MATHS Maths B ¨ GRIFF CHEM Chemistry ¨ GRIFF BIOL Biology ¨ GRIFF INFOTECH IPT ¨ GRIFF INFOSYS IPT BOND UNIVERSITY Student for a Semester (Study on Campus) What area of interest would you like to undertake a semester subject in? (See detailed program in this booklet for current offerings by the University.) UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND Enhanced Studies Program (Study on Campus or External) What area of interest would you like to undertake a semester subject in? (See detailed program in this booklet for current offerings by the University.) SOUTHERN CROSS UNIVERSITY Head-Start Program (Study on Campus) What area of interest would you like to undertake a semester subject in? (See detailed program in this booklet for current offerings by the University.) HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE 19
  20. 20. HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE 21 Bridgman Drive Reedy Creek Q 4227 PO Box 2503 Burleigh BC Q 4220 Phone: 07 5593 4226 Fax: 07 5593 4227 www.hillcrest.qld.edu.au office@hillcrest.qld.edu.au ACN 010381334 ABN 68 947 459 366 CRICOS 01043C Hillcrest Christian College is an interdenominational ministry of Reedy Creek Baptist Church and is operated by Hillcrest Christian College Ltd. 20 HILLCREST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE

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