How to Apply to CQUniversity
How you apply will depend on whether you are a domestic or international student, your educational background, the level of study or training you wish to apply for, and the specific requirements of your certificate, diploma, degree, pathway or short course.
Explore more information on the pre-application checklist, important dates and other application information as your first step.
When you’re ready, you can apply from your course page or via the best application portal for your situation - start with your study level below. If you are an International future student visit International Apply Now for more information.
Apply for Your Study Level
Apply for TAFE certificates and diplomas
Power your future and get started on a TAFE course. Find details to apply direct - online, on campus or via phone today.
Apply for undergraduate degrees
Ready to apply for an undergraduate degree? Discover the best way to apply for your individual circumstances.
Apply for Postgraduate Degrees
Apply for your postgraduate degree directly online at CQU with New-Year, Mid-Year and Summer terms or start-anytime options.
Apply for Entry Pathways
Find quick links to apply for our SUN, STEPs or STN entry pathways courses.
Apply for a Research Higher Degree
Discover the steps to applying for a Research Higher Degree, from finding or proposing a project to submitting a preliminary proposal.
Apply for Short Courses and Micro-credentials
If you’re ready to apply for a short course or micro-credential, we have quick links to get you started.
Apply as a Current or Past Uni Student
Apply Related Information
Important Application Dates
Find the application deadlines and key dates relevant to your study level and course.
Getting ready to apply to study with CQU? Find important dates and other information you’ll need to consider in the application process.
Unique Student Identifier (USI)
Find out more about why you need a USI and how to apply or search for an existing number so you can apply for a TAFE or university course.