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With so many courses on offer and a number of intakes that differ depending on your choice, be sure to time your application right by finding key dates and deadlines relevant to your study level and course below.

Before you check out dates, you may find it helpful to begin by understanding which study level your course of interest fits and the application portal you will need to apply via to help determine the correct deadline. If you’re looking for other key dates for the study period, view the relevant academic calendar.

Important Note: If you are an international future student, please refer to the International Student Apply section of this site for all information.

Undergraduate degrees - key dates

Open the term you wish to apply for undergraduate study to find dates.

Term 2, 2024, commences on 8 July and runs through to 4 October 2024.

Application opening and closing dates

Information for

Important dates

QLD Residents

QTAC (Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre) applications are open and close Monday, 24 June 2024.  Refer to QTAC Key Dates for more information.

NSW & ACT Residents

UAC (University Admissions Centre) applications are open and close Thursday, 30 May 2024.  Refer to UAC Key Dates for more information.

VIC, SA, NT, WA, TAS Residents

Applications are open via ApplyCQUni and close at midnight on Wednesday, 19 June 2024.

Past CQU Students Applying Direct

Direct applications are open and close at midnight on Monday, 24 June 2024.

Past and current CQU students include those studying a CQU TAFE, undergraduate, postgraduate or research higher degree, and our SUN, STEPS or TEP students.

Regional University Centres Partner Students

Direct applications are open for CQU’s Regional University Centre Partners and close at midnight on Monday, 24 June 2024.

Undergraduate courses with early closing dates for Term 2, 2024

Nursing courses

HLT54115 - Diploma of Nursing

  • Direct applications open on Friday, 1 March 2024 and close on Friday, 14 June 2024. 

CL91 - Bachelor of Nursing

  • UAC applications close on Thursday, 30 May 2024.
  • ApplyCQUni applications close on Wednesday, 19 June 2024.
  • QTAC applications close on Monday, 24 June 2024
  • Direct applications close on Monday, 24 June 2024.

Paramedic science courses

CM40 - Bachelor of Paramedic Science/Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Disaster Management

  • Direct applications close Thursday, 23 May 2024.

Psychology courses

CC42 - Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

  • Direct applications closed at midnight on 31 March 2024 and all offers are finalised for this course.

High school students applying for Start Uni Now

Applications for SUN for Term 2, 2024, close at midnight on Monday, 17 June 2024.

Term 3, 2024, commences on 4 November 2024 and runs through to 7 February 2025.

Application opening and closing dates

Information for 

Important dates 

QLD Residents

QTAC (Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre) applications for Term 3 opened in August 2023. They'll close on 24 June 2024 and reopen on 1 August 2024. Refer to QTAC Key Dates for more information.

NSW & ACT Residents

UAC (University Admissions Centre) applications open in April 2024. Closing dates will be available once applications open. 

VIC, SA, NT, WA, TAS Residents

Applications open in April 2024 via ApplyCQUni and close at midnight on Monday, 21 October 2024.

Past CQU Students Applying Direct

Direct applications are open and close at midnight Monday, 21 October 2024.

Past and current CQU students include those studying a CQU TAFE, undergraduate, postgraduate or research higher degree, and our SUN, STEPS or TEP students.

Regional University Centres Partner Students

Applications open in April 2024 for CQU’s Regional University Centre Partners via ApplyCQUni and close at midnight on Monday, 21 October 2024.

Undergraduate courses with early closing dates

There are currently no undergraduate courses in Term 3 with early closing dates.

High school students applying for Start Uni Now

Applications for SUN for Term 3, 2024, close at midnight on Monday, 14 October 2024.

Term 1, 2025, commences on 10 March and runs through to 6 June 2025.

Application opening and closing dates

Information for 

Important dates 

QLD Residents

QTAC (Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre) applications open in August 2024. Closing dates will be available soon.  Refer to QTAC Key Dates for more information.

NSW & ACT Residents

UAC (University Admissions Centre) applications open in April 2024. Closing dates will be available soon. Refer to UAC Key Dates for more information.

VIC, SA, NT, WA, TAS Residents

Applications via ApplyCQUni open in April 2024. Closing dates will be available soon. 

Past and Current CQU Students* Applying Direct

Direct applications for 2025 are open. Closing dates will be available soon.

*Past and current CQU students include those studying a CQU TAFE, undergraduate, postgraduate or research higher degree, and our SUN, STEPS or TEP students.

Regional University Centres Partner Students

Applications for CQU’s Regional University Centre Partners via ApplyCQUni will open in April 2024. Closing dates will be available soon.

Principal’s Recommendation Scheme (PRS)

PRS applications for Term 1, 2025, open on Thursday, 1 August 2024 via our Apply Direct portal. Apply by Monday, 2 December 2024.

Offers will be released from Monday, 2 September 2024. 

High school students applying for Start Uni Now

Closing dates for Term 1 2025 SUN applications will be available soon.

Courses with early closing dates

The following courses will have early closing dates for Term 1, 2025. Specific course closing dates will be available soon.

CV69 - Bachelor of Echocardiography and Cardiac Physiology/Graduate Diploma of Echocardiography

CG92 - Bachelor of Medical Imaging

CM17 - Bachelor of Medical Science (Pathway to Medicine)

CG91 - Bachelor of Medical Sonography/Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography

CM16 - Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry)

CL91 - Bachelor of Nursing

HLT54115 - Diploma of Nursing

CB84 - Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

CB29 - Bachelor of Oral Health

CG95 - Bachelor of Paramedic Science

CM40 - Bachelor of Paramedic Science/Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Disaster Management

CB85 - Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)

CC42 - Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

Postgraduate degrees - key dates

Open the term you wish to apply for postgraduate study to find dates.

Applications are open via the direct application online portal and close at midnight on Monday, 24 June 2024.

Postgraduate courses with early closing dates

Nursing courses

CH79 - Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Re-Entry)

  • Applications close on Monday, 24 June 2024. Offers are released progressively.

Teaching courses

CM43 Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)

CC45 Master of Teaching (Primary)

CL05 Master of Teaching (Secondary)

  • If you have studied with CQU previously, applications via the direct application online portal close at midnight on Monday, 24 June 2024.
  • All other applications should apply via QTAC; applications via QTAC for Term 2, 2024, close on Monday 24 June 2024.

Applications are open via the direct application online portal and close at midnight on Monday, 21 October 2024.

Postgraduate courses with early closing dates

CM49 - Master of Clinical Psychology (Advanced Entry)

  • Opening and closing dates for the Master of Clinical Psychology (Advanced Entry) will be available soon. 

Applications are open via our direct application online portal. Closing dates will be available soon.

Postgraduate courses with early closing dates

The following courses will have early closing dates for Term 1, 2025. Specific course closing dates will be available soon. 

Nursing courses

CH79 - Graduate Certificate in Nursing (Re-Entry)

Teaching courses

CM43 Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)

CC45 Master of Teaching (Primary)

CL05 Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Psychology courses

CG17 - Master of Clinical Psychology

CL68 - Master of Professional Psychology

TAFE Certificates and Diplomas – key dates

Our TAFE certificates and diplomas are available throughout the year and can have multiple intakes. You can enrol up until two weeks after the commencement date.

Check your course of interest for details on which intake months apply. Apply direct or via your course page.

Intake commencement date Due date to apply  

January – 2 January 2024

Monday, 8 January 2024

February – 5 February 2024

Monday, 12 February 2024

March – 4 March 2024

Monday, 11 March 2024

April – 2 April 2024

Monday, 8 April 2024

May – 6 May 2024

Monday, 13 May 2024

June – 3 June 2024

Monday, 10 June 2024

July – 3 July 2024

Monday, 8 July 2024

August – 5 August 2024

Monday, 12 August 2024

September – 2 September 2024

Monday, 9 September 2024

October – 7 October 2024

Monday, 14 October 2024

November – 4 November 2024

Monday, 11 November 2024

December – 2 December 2024

Monday, 9 December 2024

Ways to apply

If you’re unsure how you should apply and the relevant dates to keep in mind, explore the different ways to apply for our wide range of courses.