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Our diplomas are ideal for you if you don’t meet the academic requirements for entry into a University of Canberra (UC) degree straight away. Written in partnership with UC, the diplomas are tailored to your next step.

You’ll find our teaching style is fresh, vibrant, and collaborative, giving you plenty of opportunities to make friends and build your social network. You’ll benefit from being part of our lively student community, which boosts your confidence ready for entry to UC after your program is successfully completed.

Study a UC College diploma and when you successfully complete your studies, you'll receive guaranteed entry* to the corresponding UC undergraduate degree. In fact, most of our diplomas take you straight into the second year of your UC degree, So you're not wasting any time at all! Choose from diplomas in the areas of business, communication, design, health information technology, or science.

Our diplomas are studied over two terms (8 months) of full-time study and our specialised diploma courses - Diploma of Health and Diploma of Science are 2 semesters (12 months) of full-time study and are registered as Higher Education Diplomas.

Our Diplomas

How to apply

Complete the online application form through UC’s online applicant portal and upload all relevant certified documentation*, such as your birth certificate or Australian passport and academic transcripts, as requested on the form.

If you have any questions with your application please contact UC College.

*A certified copy of a document is witnessed and signed to be a true copy of the original by an authorised person, such as a Justice of the Peace. Please see the full list of people who can certify your documents.

Inherent requirements

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course, you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course.

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