Improve your opportunity to gain a place in your preferred study program

Our admission pathways options can help you improve your selection rank, upgrade to your preferred Griffith undergraduate program or satisfy subject prerequisites. We also have access schemes that can help you gain entry to Griffith.

Making the most of your preferences when you apply can also help provide an admission pathway to your preferred degree. Explore the options below.

Admission pathways to study

Admission pathways can lead you in the right direction towards your preferred program. Bridging, preparatory and pathway programs are available to help you upgrade to your preferred undergraduate program or to satisfy subject prerequisites.

Minimum Age Requirements

You can apply for an undergraduate program at Griffith University if you are 17 years of age (or older). If you are 16 years of age, you must have completed Year 12 or have a completed Diploma or higher qualification. If you are under 16, contact Griffith directly to discuss your eligibility.

Admission pathways options

Bridging and enabling programs

Enabling programs can provide pathways to university study if you lack formal qualifications required for entry to an undergraduate degree. Bridging courses can help you meet subject prerequisites.

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Single course of study

Successfully completing a minimum of two single courses (degree subjects) of study can provide you with a Selection Rank for entry into an undergraduate degree and meets the English subject prerequisite.

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Upgrading via university study

You can improve your Selection Rank by undertaking studies in an alternative Griffith degree. This pathway may also provide credit transfer towards your preferred degree, reducing the time needed to complete your studies

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Griffith College, TAFE and VET

From VET Certificates and Diplomas to University level Associate Degrees, we partner with Griffith College, TAFE Institutes and private providers to offer admission pathways into a range of Griffith undergraduate degrees.

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Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation

Successful completion of the Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation from TAFE Queensland is an excellent admission pathway to a range of Griffith degrees. You can also undertake specific modules to meet subject prerequisite requirements.

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STAT and employment experience

If you're over 18 and don't have formal qualifications, you may be eligible for entry to Griffith based on completion of the Special Tertiary Admissions Test or your employment experience.

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Griffith Personal Statement

This experience-based scheme allows you to apply for entry to Griffith based on your skills and knowledge and your personal and professional competencies.

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Logan Direct Admission Scheme

This experience-based scheme provides a pathway for mature age applicants to study a range of undergraduate programs at the Logan campus. Applicants write a personal statement to demonstrate skills, motivation and commitment to succeed in university study

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Rural Priority Access Pathway

To help develop the next generation of doctors, dentists and other healthcare professionals who are familiar with the issues facing rural communities, a number of places are set aside in select Griffith health degrees for which students from rural backgrounds can apply.

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International students

We offer a range of academic and English language pathway options

Make the most of your preferences

When you apply, it is important to include alternative degrees in your preference list that can provide an admission pathway to your preferred program.

Explore the fact sheets below to see best preferences and how they can lead to your chosen degree.

Credit transfers

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Degree and career finder

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KEY DATES

Our Academic Calendar site lists key dates for QTAC and UAC applications, as well as other helpful reminders.

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