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Academic Preparation

CQUniversity offers a series of pre-university courses which provide excellent pathways into our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees if you are not able to meet the minimum academic or English language proficiency required for direct entry.

Upon successful application, you will receive a packaged offer for a suite of CQUniversity courses that will enable you to gain entry into the next course level. Our packaged offers may consist of a combination of English language courses or diplomas.

This pathway option is ideal if:

  • You want to get a feel for a study area before committing to a diploma or undergraduate degree
  • You want vocational education and training
  • You want a guaranteed pathway into a diploma or undergraduate degree at CQUniversity.

Start
Australian Year 10 or equivalent

Outcomes      
Certificate III: Year 1 of related CQUniversity diploma 
Certificate IV: Year 1 of related CQUniversity bachelor degree

This pathway option is ideal if:

  • You want to graduate with two qualifications – a diploma and an undergraduate degree
  • You want the flexibility of exiting with a diploma to enter the workforce earlier
  • You want a guaranteed pathway into an undergraduate degree at CQUniversity.

Start  
Australian Year 12 or equivalent

Outcomes      
Diploma: Year 1 of CQUniversity bachelor degree
Diploma: Year 2 of related CQUniversity bachelor degree as follows:

  • CF36 Diploma of Arts – year 2 of CA10 Bachelor of Arts
  • CG01 Diploma of Business Studies – year 2 of CA01 Bachelor of Business
  • CC25 Diploma of Digital Media – year 2 of CC24 Bachelor of Digital Media
  • CG36 Diploma of Information and Communications Technology – year 2 of CQ18 Bachelor of Information Technology
  • CC41 Diploma of Music – year 2 of CG51 Bachelor of Music
  • BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management
    • year 2 of CA01 Bachelor of Business (Management major): for other majors, you will be eligible for some credit exemptions which will need to be assessed on a case by case basis.
    • year 2 of CQ01 Bachelor of Accounting (no major)