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Apply to study at UC

Thank you for applying to study at the University of Canberra, there are a number of ways to apply. Tell us who you are so that we can get you through the process as quickly and easily as possible.

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 some additional requirements for application. 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.

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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

International applicants should check the International application requirements before proceeding with their application.

All applicants wishing to study a Diploma should apply directly via the Applicant portal.

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 qualification 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.

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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

University of Canberra's Non Award program allows you to pursue your interests by studying independent units outside of any degree. This is a great way to further your knowledge and experience in other areas of study.

Fees for your Non Award units must be paid up front.

To apply for Non Award study, please complete and return the Cross Institutional and Non Award form (PDF).

If you have any enquiries, please email our Admissions Office

Students enrolled at another institution can apply to study individual units at the University of Canberra. These units will count towards their home institution degree.

To apply for Cross Institutional study, please complete and return the Cross Institutional and Non Award form (PDF), remembering to include approval from your home institution.

If you have any enquiries, please email our Admissions Office

Students who have previously studied or have relevant work experience may be eligible for credit or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) towards their degree.

To find out if your previous study will count towards your degree, check our credit transfer database.

For information on RPL- based admissions check the contact list on our website.

All applicants seeking credit toward a Bachelor degree at the University should apply directly via the Applicant portal.

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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These courses – which we refer to as ranked courses - have limited places available and therefore they are subject to competitive applicant selection and may have specific entry requirements. A complete list of ranked courses is available on our website.

Applicants interested in studying a ranked course should apply directly via the Applicant portal.

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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A school leaver is any student who is currently completing an Australian Year 12 or an International Baccalaureate in Australia. 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

If you are a recent school leaver who has chosen not to apply through the University Admissions Centre (UAC) and you are now looking to study at University we welcome you to apply using our new Express Application, an online application process that can provide an immediate response to prospective students.

You will be required to answer a minimal number of questions and choose the area of study you are interested in. The Express Application will assess you on the spot and provide either a provisional offer or advice on seeking further information.

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Students who are studying or have completed an overseas year 12 tertiary qualification can apply to the University of Canberra through the Applicant Portal. 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

We welcome you to apply using our new Express Application, an online application process that can provide an immediate response to prospective students.

You will be required to answer a minimal number of questions and choose the area of study you are interested in. Using the answers you provide, the Express Application assesses your eligibility to study at the University of Canberra. You will receive a provisional offer immediately or advice on how to seek further information on gaining entry to the study of your choice.

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