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Your application is considered and if it meets our entry requirements an offer will be issued. Here is some information relevant to assessment of your application.

Assessment of Undergraduate Applications

Undergraduate applications submitted to the Tertiary Admission Centre are assessed by the TAC on behalf of CQUniversity. Assessment is based on satisfaction of English Language Proficiency requirements; achievement of Selection Rank standards including evaluation of OP or ATAR scores; satisfaction of any prerequisite requirements which may include but is not limited to senior subjects, auditions ,previous qualifications or statements of intent and then evaluation of any adjustment factors such as regional or equity schemes. Admission to courses is a competitive process and offers are made based on the merit of performance in meeting the entry requirements of a course and the number of places that are available in that course. In some instances, applicants will satisfy the entry requirements but will not receive an offer as there are more qualified applicants than available places.

Adjustment Schemes for Undergraduate Applicants

Adjustment factors that CQUniversity take into consideration in assessing a applicants Selection Rank are regional or equity-based. These schemes are applicable to all undergraduate courses except for the Bachelor of Education courses.

The regional adjustment scheme recognises that applicants from regional and remote Australia may not always have the same opportunities as applicants from capital cities. The Regional Bonus Scheme is currently administered through the Tertiary Admissions Centres (QTAC, UAC, UAC-ApplyWA, VTAC, SATAC)and is open to applicants who currently reside outside an Australian capital city. If you meet these criteria you will automatically receive an adjustment equivalent to one OP position or two ATAR positions or two selection rank improvements.

CQUniversity’s Equity Schemes are designed for prospective students who may have experienced difficult circumstances that have adversely impacted by previous or current studies. To be considered for the bonuses applicants are to apply individually to their relevant Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC, UAC, VTAC, SATAC) for a confidential assessment of their circumstances by Specialist Assessors. Overall bonuses are capped at a maximum of five OP positions or ten ATAR positions or 10 selection rank improvements from these schemes.

CQUniversity does not apply bonuses to an applicant's selection rank for elite athlete, coach or performer status. However, CQUniversity does participate in the Elite Athlete Friendly University Network and provides support to recognised elite athletes, coaches and performers. Details of the Elite Athlete, Coach and Performer Policy and Procedure.

Assessment of Postgraduate Applications

Postgraduate applications are assessed against the stated entry requirements criteria for a respective course. Applicants must satisfy all entry requirements to receive an offer so attention must be given to providing all the necessary documentation to accompany your application. Admission to courses is a competitive process and offers are made based on the merit of performance in meeting the entry requirements of a course and the number of places that are available in that course. In some instances, applicants will satisfy the entry requirements but will not receive an offer as there are more qualified applicants than available places.

Age of Applicants

Applicants to undergraduate courses (excluding the SUN program) who are under 17 years of age as at 1 November for the Term 3 admission period, 31 January for the Term 1 admission period or 1 July for the Term 2 admission period, who do not have a completed Year 12 qualification may only be considered for admission if their qualifications and level of attainment are acceptable to the Manager, Student Admissions and Advice.

If the outcome of your assessment is successful, an offer will be sent to the email account listed on your application. For help responding to an offer, visit Enrolment Made Easy. Depending on the course you are offered you may have the option to defer your commencement. Should you wish to defer, see the Deferring Offers section below to determine if you are eligible and how to do so. An offer may be made subject to conditions. These will be listed within the offer email. If you were made a conditional offer, you should still accept and enrol in your units. Conditions must be met by the date indicated on the offer or the offer will be cancelled.

If you are unsuccessful in your application and believe the University failed to properly assess your credentials for entry to a specific course than you can seek a review of your case by contacting Student Admissions and Advice Centre on 132786. Your request will be assessed in accordance with the Admission to CQUniversity Coursework Courses Policy and Procedure.

The following courses are not available for deferment:

Undergraduate

  • CV69 - Bachelor of Echocardiography and Cardiac Physiology and Graduate Diploma of Echocardiography
  • CG92 - Bachelor of Medical Imaging
  • CG91 - Bachelor of Medical Sonography and Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography
  • CK30 - Bachelor of Midwifery(Graduate Entry)
  • CB84 - Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)
  • CB29 - Bachelor of Oral Health
  • CB85 - Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)
  • CB86 - Bachelor of Podiatry Practice (Honours)
  • CC42 - Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)
  • CG84 - Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • CB87 - Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)

Postgraduate

  • CC70 - Graduate Diploma of Paramedic Science (Critical Care)
  • CC71 - Master of Clinical Chiropractic
  • CG17 - Master of Clinical Psychology
  • CC45 - Master of Teaching (Primary)
  • CL05 - Master of Teaching (Secondary)

If your course is not on the above course list it is available for deferment. Details on the deferment process.