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Senior English


This course will give you the essential knowledge and skills required to enter into tertiary-level studies that require a prerequisite knowledge of Senior English. 

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TIME Anytime
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
Full Fee

Course overview

This preparatory English course is designed to help you improve your English skills and become better equipped for further academic study at a tertiary level. It will also give you an appreciation for a wide variety of texts and help you develop a genuine enjoyment of literature.  

In this course you will engage with a wide variety of texts from different cultures and eras, explore and experiment with language, and create texts in a wide variety of styles and contexts. You will learn how language use varies according to context, purpose, audience, content, modes, and mediums, and discover how to use it appropriately, effectively, and accurately for a variety of purposes. You'll also develop higher-order thinking skills through the analysis, evaluation, and creation of a variety of literary and non-literary texts. 

Successful completion of this course is equivalent to Year 11/12 English. 

Course outcome:

Statement of Achievement

Individual learning support

During this course you'll receive individual tutorial support from a senior high school English teacher via email, phone, online classrooms, and discussion forums.

Unilearn pathways

Unilearn can help you complete prerequisite subjects to meet your university entrance requirements. Unilearn offers a range of online courses that can set you on the pathway to reaching your study goals. The best part is you can study at your own pace and enrol and get started at any time.

What you will study.


  • UNL14
    Senior English
    Unit description :
    In this course, students learn how language use varies according to context, purpose, audience, content, modes and mediums and how to use it appropriately, effectively and accurately for a variety of purposes. Students will also be required to develop higher-order thinking skills through the analysis, evaluation and creation of varied literary and non-literary texts. Unilearn Senior English Program is equivalent to Year 11/12 HSC/OP English.
  • Senior English
Ways to study
up to 1 year
  • Full fee: $1,005
  • International: $1,215

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Senior English (UNL14)

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Senior English

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Selection criteria

Unilearn has assumed that by enrolling into an online unit you are familiar with computers and are able to use programs such as Word, Excel and Adobe Reader as well as complete simple tasks such as the Save-As function, attaching a file, saving a low resolution image and inserting images and working with tables within Word documents.

Resources Required

Purchasing the Senior English textbook is not a requirement as there is an online version available in the online classroom. 

Need to know
  • Open for continuous enrolment.
  • Unilearn is completed via Connect. Delivered entirely online.  Self- paced. Once enrolled, students will have access within 48 hours their course materials.
  • 2 units per enrolment.
  • Cap of 2 units per enrolment is due to time requirements of each unit and student dedication. Each unit consists of two years of study condensed into one. Students enrolled in 2 units are essentially studying four years’ worth of content within a 12 month enrolment period.
  • Unit duration: 12 months from the enrolment
  • It is the responsibility of the student to check with their preferred university that our course meets their prerequisite requirements prior to enrolment
  • Minimum study time is 18 weeks – no exceptions
  • Completing our individual courses will not achieve or improve a QTAC rank or OP.

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online.