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Whatever you want to be and wherever you want to study there's a place for you at CQUniversity Australia. Now is the time to kick off your application for 2014. Depending on what type of student you are, and what level of study that you wish to pursue and which campus you would like to study at, there is a different application process. You'll find all the possibilities covered below.

Although there are exceptions, the common application process for domestic students applying for undergraduate program is as follows:

  • Queensland campuses - apply through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).
  • Sydney Campus - apply through the Univeristies Admission Centre (UAC).
  • Melbourne Campus - apply through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC).

If you run into any problems or have any queries, please give our Student Admission team a call on:

Support is also available from your relevant Tertiary Admissions Centres (TAC) (where applicable):

  • QTAC 1300 GO QTAC (1300 467 822) AEST, 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday (AEST)
  • UAC 02 9752 0200 (8.30am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (AEDST))
  • VTAC 1300 364 133 (9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday (AEDST)

We look forward to welcoming you to CQUniversity in 2014.

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Other Entry Options

Cross Institutional

Students enrolled in undergraduate or coursework postgraduate programs at other tertiary institutions may apply to undertake CQUniversity courses for credit towards their award programs. This category of admission is termed cross-institutional enrolment. Information on application procedures for cross-institutional enrolment may be obtained by calling the Student Contact Centre on 13CQUni (132786) or email us at

A letter of approval for the course(s) selected from the student's home institution must accompany the application.

An application of cross-institutional enrolment applies only to one academic year. Students wishing to continue their enrolment into subsequent academic years must apply again in full.

Cross-institutional students who are Commonwealth supported students at their home institution are eligible to enroll as Commonwealth supported students for their studies at CQUniversity. Postgraduate full fee-paying students are able to access FEE-HELP if they are accessing FEE-HELP at their home institution. However, any Commonwealth supported student who chooses to enroll in a course that is offered only on a full fee-paying basis at CQUniversity eg a postgraduate courses, will be required to pay the full fee. They may be eligible to access FEE-HELP for that fee.

Applicants seeking admission can do so by downloading the Cross Institutional application form.

Credit Transfers

If you have undertaken study in the last ten years, you may be eligible for credit towards your CQUniversity degree. Please ensure you consult the Course Credit Policy, Principles and Procedures for further information prior to submitting your application.

To apply for course credit, you will need to download and complete the Application for Course Credit Form and submit it along with the following documentation:

  • a certified graded transcript
  • course outlines for each course for which you are requesting credit

TAFE/VET Credit Transfer Process

If you have studied at TAFE you need to provide the following:

Please note that credit is only granted for qualifications at Diploma level and higher.  No credit is awarded for Certificate levels.

International Universities/Institutions Credit Transfer Process

If you have studied at a University or Institution outside of Australia, you need to provide the following:

  • Application for Credit Transfer Form; AND
  • Certified graded transcript with grade explanations; AND
  • Course outlines for each course for which you are requesting credit; AND
  • Program Information that includes program duration and number of courses required; AND
  • University/Insitution details that include name and location.

Please ensure that all documentation provided is official and translated into English.