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Apply to study at UC

Congratulations on deciding to apply to study at the University of Canberra. There are a number of ways to apply. Tell us who you are so we can get you through the process as quick and easy as possible.

A current school leaver is a student who is currently completing an Australian Year 12 or an International Baccalaureate in Australia and who is planning on studying at university directly after school.

School leavers applying to study at the University of Canberra are encouraged to apply and manage your preferences for undergraduate courses through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the Apply section of the UAC website to nominate up to nine courses you would like to study. Nominate the course you would most like to do first, followed by your second preference, and so on.

During the selection process, your course preferences are considered one at a time in the order in which you have listed them on your application.

Go to the UAC website

A non-current school leaver is an applicant who has been out of school for more than a year and is now looking to study at university. Whether you have taken a gap year or have been out of study for some time, you can apply as a non-current school leaver, either directly to the University of Canberra via the Applicant Portal or through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

The online applicant portal will step you through your application from beginning to end. The process should take around 15 minutes. You can exit your application at any step and return later if you need to.

Before you start your application you will need to create an applicant account and be issued with a user identifier and password.

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Applications to study a graduate certificate, graduate diploma or master level course by coursework at the University of Canberra can be made direct through the Applicant Portal or through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

The online applicant portal will step you through your application from beginning to end. The process should take around 15 minutes. You can exit your application at any step and return later if you need to.

Before you start your application you will need to create an applicant account and be issued with a user identifier and password.

Apply online now

Go to the UAC website

Applications to study a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), professional doctorate, or master level course by research at the University of Canberra must be made direct to the University via the Research Degree Application Form.

View full Research Degree Application Details

Applications from international students to study at the University of Canberra can be made direct through the Applicant Portal, by submitting an International Application Form or through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

To make sure our international students get the most out of their University of Canberra experience there are a number of additional requirements for applying. Please check the International application requirements before proceeding with your application.

The online applicant portal will step you through your application from beginning to end. The process should take around 15 minutes. You can exit your application at any step and return later if you need to.

Before you start your application you will need to create an applicant account and be issued with a user identifier and password.

Apply online now

International applicants can also apply by downloading the International Application Form and submitting it via post or e-mail.

Postal Address:
Admissions Office
Locked Bag 1
University of Canberra
ACT Australia 2601

Email Address:
international.admissions@canberra.edu.au

The University of Canberra welcomes and supports all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants looking for a university education. We offer a range of support services to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students including programs and services through the Ngunnawal Indigenous Higher Education Centre.

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants who have completed high school will automatically receive five additional points toward their ATAR to help you gain entry to the course of your choice.

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants who do not meet university admission requirements can apply for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation Program, which helps to build the skills needed for study at the University of Canberra.

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students should contact Ngunnawal Indigenous Higher Education Centre for more information about applying to the University of Canberra.

Contact the Ngunnawal Centre