TAFE Guaranteed Entry

Want to take your TAFE qualification to the next level? We understand that many of our successful students come to us after completing TAFE studies. That’s why we’re offering guaranteed entry into many of our 2022 intake undergraduate programs for people who have previously completed, or will complete by mid January 2022, a Certificate IV, Diploma, or Advanced Diploma.*

How to apply

Applying is easy. Lodge your usual application through UAC, list one of our TAFE guaranteed programs as your first preference and we will do the rest.^

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Credit eligibility

An added benefit of TAFE Guaranteed Entry is that you could also be eligible for credit towards your chosen degree. This means shorter study time and the chance to dive into your new career sooner. You can even apply for credit before you start. Visit our credit website for more information on how this works.

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TAFE guaranteed programs

If you have completed a Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma, or are on track to complete by mid January 2022, you have guaranteed entry to the following degree programs in 2022:

*Please note that completed TAFE qualifications must be AQF level IV (Certificate IV), AQF level V (Diploma), or AQF level VI (Advanced Diploma) to be eligible for guaranteed entry. The Tertiary Preparation Certificate is excluded from this admission scheme. Applicants with a completed TPC may apply for admission, and their eligibility is determined based on their TPC score out of 300.

^Additional admission requirements must be met for admission to our Music and Performing Arts programs. Learn more about audition and entry criteria.

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