CQUniversity Australia has one of the largest and fastest-growing footprints of any university in Australia. It has quickly become Australia's largest regional university. Already renowned as one of the nation's most inclusive universities, CQUniversity is now also a more comprehensive university following the merger with CQ TAFE in 2014. They have opened the doors wider, making university more accessible and applicable to more people.
Students can choose from more than 300 TAFE and university courses on offer across dozens of disciplines, including Apprenticeships, Trades and Training, Business, Accounting and Law, Creative, Performing and Visual Arts, Education and Humanities, Engineering and Built Environment, Engineering Trades, Health, Information Technology and Digital Media, Psychology, Social Work and Community Services, Science and Environment, Service Industries, Transport and Safety Sciences and Work and English, Study and Work Preparation.
Students can study on-campus at one of the many locations around Australia, or by distance education and benefit from ongoing support and access to dedicated Distance Education Study Centres and hubs located across Australia.
Courses are designed alongside industry and delivered by award-winning and highly experienced teaching professionals using a practical approach, ensuring students graduate with up-to-date, real-world skills.
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Entry requirements for CQUniversity
Applicants who have completed Year 12 at an Australian secondary school (or equivalent) are eligible for admission under CQUniversity's standard admission requirements. The Student Education Profile (or equivalent) is used as the general basis for selection. Entry to courses is subject to quota availability.
Applications are welcomed and encouraged from non-school leavers, whose entrance qualifications do not correspond with those prescribed above, but who can present evidence of alternative qualifications, experience, maturity and motivation. Mature-age applicants are generally advised to sit the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) conducted by the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC); Universities Admissions Centre (UAC); Victoria Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC); and South Australia Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC).
Transfering your previous study credits
Applicants who have previously or partially completed studies towards a recognised tertiary qualification may apply for credit towards a recognised CQUniversity award course. Credit will only be granted for a maximum of 50% of the course. When applying for credit, it is the responsibility of the student to submit certified copies of documentation verifying results, as well as other information relating to the studies previously undertaken, such as a unit/subject synopsis and assessment requirements.
External study oppurtunities
A significant number of programs are available through distance education, with students enjoying innovative teaching and resources, as well as access to a wide range of personal and academic support services.