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Undergraduate domestic applications via Tertiary Admissions Centre (TAC)

If you're a domestic student and want to apply for an undergraduate degree such as a bachelors, you'll find information about application opening and closing dates at your local state tertiary admissions centre website:

  • NSW and ACT: For undergraduate domestic applications to our North Sydney, Strathfield and Canberra campuses, visit the UTAC website.
  • Qld: For undergraduate domestic applications to our Brisbane campus, visit the QTAC website.
  • Vic: For undergraduate domestic applications to our Ballarat and Melbourne campuses, visit the VTAC website.

If applying direct is your right direction 

Dates and deadlines for direct applications to ACU

Who can apply direct?

We accept direct applications from the following applicants:

  • Undergraduate courses: international applicants
  • Postgraduate courses: domestic and international applicants
  • Research degrees: domestic and international applicants
  • Pathway programs: domestic and international applicants.

Undergraduate domestic applications

Most undergraduate domestic applications will occur via your local state tertiary admissions centre (see above).

However, we accept direct entry in a small number of circumstances, including:

  • closing of VTAC applications
  • non-secondary education applicants for business and law courses (eg applicants with previous higher education, VET or work experience).

Visit our course finder to check if your preferred course accepts direct applications

Semester two 2018 application dates

Open date

Applications for midyear entry are open for the following study types:

  • direct admission courses
  • individual units
  • cross-institutional studies.

Applications are also open for terminated or excluded ACU students seeking readmission. 

Closing date

Midnight 15 July 2018

Apply now

Visit our course finder to check if your preferred course accepts midyear entry and to apply online

Visit our how to apply page to learn more about the application process

Visit our terminated or excluded students page to apply for readmission 

Community Achiever Program (CAP)

Open date

Applications for the next Community Achiever Program (CAP) intake open at 10am on 1 May 2018.

Closing date

Midnight 31 July 2018

Apply now

Visit our applying to the CAP page to apply for the 2019 intake online

Course and campus transfers

Open date

Applications for course and campus transfers are currently open.

Closing date

Midnight 30 June 2018

Apply to transfer

Visit our internal transfers page to apply for a course or campus transfer 

Applications to defer

Open date

Applications to defer your course are currently open.

Closing date

13 August 2018

Apply to defer

Visit our deferring or withdrawing page to apply for a course deferment

Research courses

Open date

Applications are currently open for 2018 admission to the following research courses:

  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Master of Theology (Research).

Applications have closed for 2018 admission for the following research courses:

  • Doctor of Education 
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Social and Political Thought.

Master of Education (Research) closing date

Applications are currently open for the July 2018 intake of the Master of Education (Research).

The closing date is 30 May 2018.

Apply for a research course

Visit our research students page to find out how to apply 

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