Credit transfer and pathways
CREDIT FOR PREVIOUS STUDY
Students who have completed university-level courses at other institutions may receive credit for that coursework at the University of Newcastle. These credit transfers could help you complete your degree earlier or study new subjects rather than repeat prior learning.
Most often, we award credit to students who have completed Diploma programs or part of a Bachelor degree. See our Credit and Articulation Procedure for more information.
For international students who do not meet either the language or academic requirements for entry into an undergraduate program, a range of pathway courses are available.
The University of Newcastle Language Centre is an award-winning leader in teaching English language (ELICOS). With locations in both Newcastle and Sydney, students are offered 25 hours of class time per week, and can take part in an incredible student experience program that provides cultural experience alongside daily and academic language skills.
Newcastle International College (NIC) offers a fully-accredited pathway to UON degrees if you do not have the academic requirements for direct entry, or would prefer to study the first year of your undergraduate degree in a supportive environment especially designed for international students.
The NSW Technical and Further Education Commission, known as TAFE NSW, is Australia's leading vocational education and training provider. We have established pathways with TAFE and recognise credit from it across a number of our programs.