Depending on your background there are many different ways to get into university

If you completed Year 12, your ATAR, rank or OP does not expire, you may already be able to apply for your chosen degree. The ATAR and rank information on our Degree Finder provides an indication of the achievement that may be required and should be used as a guide only.

Degree Finder

You can also find information here on how to apply for each degree. Our admission pathway options can help you improve your Selection Rank, upgrade to your preferred Griffith undergraduate degree or satisfy subject prerequisites.

If you didn't complete Year 12 we have access schemes that can help you gain admission 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.

Minimum age requirements

You can apply for an undergraduate degree at Griffith University if you are 17 years of age (or older). Domestic applicants under the age of 17 seeking admission must have completed their secondary studies to year 12 level or completed an AQF Certificate 3 or higher and all admission requisites.

Domestic applicants who are less than 16 years at the time that they would commence their studies at the University are required to contact 1800 677 728 for further information.

Admission pathway options

Guaranteed Admission Scheme

Our Guaranteed Admission Scheme provides more opportunities into a range of Griffith undergraduate degrees for applicants with ATAR 80+, IB28+ and for those who have completed a VET qualification.

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VET pathways to Griffith

Griffith values applicants from a variety of VET pathways. Whether you have studied a Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation (CATP) to a Diploma, we can offer you pathways into a wide range of Griffith undergraduate degrees.

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Griffith Personal Statement

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

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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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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

Griffith College provide excellent pathways - whether you simply wish to gain a prerequisite or transition to a Griffith University degree with credit transfer.

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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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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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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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Aptitude for Engineering Assessment

The Aptitude for Engineering Assessment (AEA) provides a pathway for you to gain admission into Engineering programs if you successfully complete the multiple-choice test.

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International students

We offer a range of academic and English language pathway options

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Find out how to gain credit transfer for your prior study and experience

Degree Finder

Start browsing undergraduate degrees and admission criteria.

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Please refer to Key Dates for application closing dates. For other key dates, including open enrolment for your trimester, please refer to the Academic Calendar.


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