Let your values create value. Our Passion for Business (P4B) program gets you early entry into ACU, nurtures your learning potential and gives you a step up in your future business career.

Applications for the P4B 2019 intake are now open.

Pay it forward with Passion for Business

Use your passion and commitment to take care of business. We’ve designed our Passion for Business (P4B) program to provide you with everything you need for an early, competitive edge in your future career.

Benefits include:

  • early entry into an ACU P4B course
  • access to our Academic Skills workshops, CareerHub and networking events
  • study abroad opportunities
  • $500 textbook vouchers awarded to the top three P4B students at the end of Semester 1
  • access to the Leading with Impact program
  • an invitation to our ACU P4B welcome event.

“My experience at ACU has shaped me into the successful graduate I am today. The skills I was taught and relationships I developed opened the door to my role as a Human Resources Assistant for prestige cosmetics brand, Napoleon Perdis.”

Rachelle Soliman
Bachelor of Commerce (HR)

Eligibility and admission criteria

You can apply for admission into the P4B program if you meet any two of the following criteria:

  • you completed Year 12 or equivalent
  • you completed a business subject or related subject in Year 12 or equivalent
  • you completed a business-related VET qualification or equivalent
  • you can demonstrate previous work experience, including volunteer work experience.

Eligible P4B courses

How to apply

You can apply for the next Passion for Business intake by following a two-step process.

Please note: Before applying, you should confirm your chosen course is offered at your preferred ACU Campus. You can do this by visiting the relevant course page from the above list of eligible P4B courses.

Step 1: Complete P4B online application

Fill out and submit our P4B online application. Include a 200-300 word written statement demonstrating the following:

  • your passion for business
  • any aspirations you have
  • your future career goals.

Apply for P4B program

Step 2: Apply via TAC

When you’ve submitted your application to us, you next need to apply for your chosen ACU business course through your local state tertiary admissions centre (TAC).

Be sure to list ACU as your highest eligible preference.

To get started on your TAC application, visit one of the following TAC websites:



Application dates and deadlines

Make sure you get your application and preferences in on time. See below for each TAC’s relevant dates for the 2019 P4B intake.

Applications open 2 August 2018
Likely deadline for schools 29 September 2018
Applications close for main round 14 December 2018
Results released 15 December 2018
Change of preference closes 17 December 2018 – 8 January 2019
Offers released 20 December 2018 – 16 January 2019
UAC Date
Applications open 1 August 2018
Likely deadline for schools 28 September 2018
Applications close for main round 4 January 2019
Results released 14 December 2018
Change of preference closes 6 January 2019
Offers released 11 January 2019
Applications open 6 August 2018
Likely deadline for schools 27 September 2018
Applications close for main round 7 December 2018
Results released 14 December 2018
Change of preference closes 19 December 2018
Offers released 16 January 2019

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