Federation University

Federation University is one of Australia's oldest, yet we're modern and progressive in everything we do. While others look inwards, clinging to the familiar, we've been reaching out to new communities since 1890, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they're greater together. We provide high-quality vocational and higher education across a national and international network of campuses and teaching locations. With our six domestic campuses stretching across Victoria - from the Wimmera and Ballarat, to Berwick and Gippsland - we're sure you'll find a campus that's right for you. A campus in Brisbane, Queensland, provides further opportunities for international students and student mobility. Flexible study options make accessing our courses more convenient for those who wish to combine work and study commitments Federation University allows students access to a range of TAFE and higher education programs, and improved pathways to move between these two tertiary levels. Our emphasis is on personal attention to students: academic, social and personal support and the development of flexible, innovative programs providing students with the knowledge and skills for both the workplace and life.

Provider CRICOS: 00103D

Entry requirements for Federation University

General Admission Policy: Federation University welcomes applications from the following categories of applicants for admission to studies in the higher education division: Those who have: completed VCE/year 12; completed other programs; those with combinations of approved year 12 studies not covered above; who have not completed year 12 or other post-compulsory studies but who, on the basis of work and life experience including participation in various training programs, believe that they could cope with and benefit from further formal studies. Applications: Applicants seeking entry into FedUni are advised to contact the enquiries centre, telephone: 1800 333 864 to determine the most appropriate application procedure. Students who have been successful in meeting VCE/Year 12 requirements during the previous two years are considered for admission on the basis of their results and ATAR. Applicants must meet the specified program requirements such as prerequisite subjects and study scores for Years 11 or 12. For some programs selection is based primarily on successful interview or audition. Applicants who have not completed Year 12 or its equivalent, or who are considering transferring between programs within the University will be assessed on their background including: work and life experiences; education level; motivation and commitment to study.

Transfering your previous study credits

Wherever possible, we want to give you recognition for your previous studies and experience. Credit may be granted for study, learning or experience, in any or all of the following cases: credit transfer for previous successful study at FedUni or previous successful study at another higher education or TAFE institution; recognition of prior learning for learning acquired in a credentialed context other than higher education or TAFE or in an uncredentialed context, such as through work or life experience; complementary credit specific studies approved in advance by a Program(s) Committee which are successfully completed at another institution. Applications for credit transfer and notice of intent to apply for recognition of prior learning should be lodged with Student HQ at the time of application for admission. Students should be advised of provisional credit offered at the time they accept a place in the program.

External study opportunities

Online distance learning is available for some programs.

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