Getting Started

Getting Started

Access to Resources

All eGSA resources are located on QUT Blackboard. Online access to resources is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, whatever location provided there is a reliable internet access. Students and staff from ATN universities (Curtin, QUT, RMIT, UniSA and UTS) can use the resources by following these access instructions. For all others: Please email the e-Grad School Coordinator for advice on accessing eGSA materials.


Registration

Moderated modules

Registration is required for modules that are offered in moderated form. The dates for running these moderated modules are advertised in advance and participants are required to register as places are limited.

For ATN research students: Registrations are normally managed by your university administrators around 6 weeks prior to the commencement of the moderated module.

Course fee: ATN research students can participate free of charge as the ATN universities contribute an annual payment towards the running of the programs.

For all others: Please email the e-Grad School Coordinator for registration information.

Course fee: $450 plus GST per person per module.

Non-moderated self paced modules

For ATN research students: Registrations are not required for the non-moderated self-paced modules. Access to these modules is automatic once the QUT Blackboard account is created. ATN students should be able to see these modules on their QUT Blackboard homepage.

For all others: The non-moderated self-paced modules are only available to ATN students. Please email the e-Grad School Coordinator for options on accessing the modules.


Technical requirements

The resources are 100% online. Participants need to have reliable internet connection to be able to access the resources.

The preferred browser for using QUT Blackboard is Firefox. For more information on technical requirements and testing, see Blackboard Inc.'s list of supported browsers.


Language and Computer Proficiency

The courses are conducted in English. Participants are required to have an intermediate level of English proficiency. Although IELTS or TOEFL results are not required, the level of English required to maximise the learning experience should be equivalent to at least IELTS overall score of 6.5 OR TOEFL score of 90.

Participants are expected to have an intermediate knowledge of word processing software like Microsoft Word and must know how to use search engines like Google.