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You’re generally considered an undergraduate if you have never completed a university degree before. There are plenty of pathways into undergraduate study, depending on your study or work background.

Applicants with recent secondary education

Learn how to apply if you have completed your secondary education in Australia within the past two years.

Applicants with work and life experience

See how to apply if you’ve completed a pathway program, finished secondary education more than two years ago or spent time in the workforce.

Applicants with vocational education and training study

Learn how you can gain entry with a TAFE or other vocational education training (VET) qualification.

Applicants with higher education study

Find out how to apply and what credit you may be eligible for if you have previous higher education study.

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I am a domestic applicant with an overseas qualification

Learn how to apply if you’re a domestic applicant with overseas senior secondary school leaving qualifications.

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I am an international student

Find out how you can study practical, internationally-recognised courses at one of our vibrant campuses in Australia, Dubai, Malaysia, Mauritius and Singapore.

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