Make the Change to CQUniversity
There’s plenty of reasons domestic students make the change to CQUniversity. Whether you’re looking for a leader in online education with over 40 years’ experience teaching out-of-classroom, a university with over 20 national locations, that understands the added support needed when you’re juggling life’s priorities or need an extra hand, or perhaps a more practical and one-to-one learning experience from a university that genuinely cares – we’ve got you covered. When you make the move to CQUni you may also be eligible for credit transfer for the study you’ve completed at your current institution too.
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- Highest commenced and/or completed qualification is a Certificate/Diploma.
- Highest commenced qualification is a Bachelor or above and is completed in the last 10 years
- Highest completed qualification is a Diploma or above and is completed in the last 10 years
- Highest commenced qualification is a Postgraduate or above and is completed in the last 10 years
- Highest completed qualification is a Graduate Certificate or above and is completed in the last 10 years
- Credit for Prior Learning Kit Built Environment & Design
- Credit for Prior Learning Kit Engineering & IT
- Credit for Prior Learning Kit Aviation
- Credit for Prior Learning Kit MBA (Leadership)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
If you have undertaken study in the last ten years, or relevant in-formal or non-formal learning, you may be eligible for credit towards your course. Please note that some courses have reduced timeframes within which prior study remains eligible for credit. Full details on the requirements for each course can be found in the CQUni Handbook.
International students can apply for a credit pre-assessment through iStart, our easy to use online application system for international students. For more information please visit the International Credit Transfers page.
Credit applications should be submitted at least four (4) weeks before the relevant term commences, please refer to CQUniversity Academic Calendar for key dates.
Applications must be complete with all supporting documentation to be assessed. It is the student’s responsibility to provide this documentation. CQUniversity is not responsible for obtaining documents from other institutions, organisations or individuals.
Applications submitted less than four (4) weeks before term commencement will be assessed, however CQUniversity cannot guarantee the assessment will be completed or credit awarded prior to the commencement of Term or Census Date.
To ensure your application is assessed for your commencement term, please refer to the information on this web page and the Credit Calculator FAQ's and submit your application and supporting documentation on time.
For Domestic students, we recommend you search the Credit Calculator as your first step to determine eligibility. Credit for prior learning is assessed only after you have accepted your offer with CQUniversity. Please contact email@example.com
International students can apply for a credit pre-assessment through iStart, our easy to use online application system for International students.
For more information please refer to the International Student Credit Transfer page.
Credit assessment is a complex process due to the number of factors that need to be individually assessed. Complete applications may take up to four (4) weeks to be assessed and finalised. Submit your complete application as early as possible to ensure you receive an outcome before the Last Day to Add and/or Census Date. During peak periods there may be a delay.
A complete application is when CQUniversity has received all relevant documentation required to make an assessment. You will receive notification at this time.
Credit application outcomes will be sent via email to your student account.
Students have until Census Date to withdraw from unit/s for the current term without financial or academic penalty. Key dates, including the last day to add units and Census date, are listed in the Academic Calendar.
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