Lock in your study plans sooner

We understand the unique challenges you have faced over the past year and the impact they continue to have on your senior schooling. To give you certainty about your future, we are making early offers where you can receive an offer to study at Griffith before you receive your ATAR or IB Diploma results. Under this scheme, offers will be issued on 19 November 2021—so there’s no anxious waiting to find out what you’re doing or where you’re going next.

To be considered for an early offer, simply submit your QTAC application by 15 October listing one of the eligible degrees, and you will receive an invitation to apply.

What degrees can I apply for?

Choose from more than 60 degrees (including a selection of double degrees) from a wide range of study areas and start study in March 2022. Eligible students will receive their guaranteed offer on Friday 19 November.

See what’s available for Trimester 1 2022

Am I eligible?

If you’re a current Year 12 student in Queensland or northern New South Wales, you can be considered for an early offer if you are undertaking the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE), the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBD) or the Higher School Certificate (HSC) and meet the below criteria.

Qualification

Subjects

Level of Achievement

QCE

5 General subjects (including a General English subject)

A minimum mark of 65% across IA1, IA2 and IA3 in 2 General subjects

PLUS

A minimum mark of 50% across IA1, IA2 and IA3 in 3 General subjects

All applicants must have a minimum mark of 50% in a General English subject. Applicants for B Construction Management (Hons) must also have a minimum mark of 65% across IA1, IA2 and IA3 in General Maths or Maths Methods.

*see the FAQs below for an example of how your marks will be calculated

QCE

(including VET)**

A completed AQF Certificate III or AQF Certificate IV

PLUS

A General English subject

AQF Certificate III or IV qualification completed and awarded

PLUS

A minimum mark of 65% across IA1, IA2 and IA3 in a General English subject

Applicants for B Construction management must also have a minimum mark of 65% across IA1, IA2 and IA3 in General Maths or Maths Methods

*see the FAQs below for an example of how your mark will be calculated

IB Diploma

3 HL courses

PLUS

3 SL courses

(including an English course)

A minimum of 2 grades of 5 (HL or SL)

PLUS

A minimum of 4 passing grades (HL = 3, SL = 4)

All applicants must have a minimum passing grade in an English course (HL or SL). Applicants for B Construction Management must also have a minimum grade of 5 in a Mathematics course (HL or SL).

HSC

5 Board Developed Category A courses (including a Category A English course)

A minimum grade of B (on an A to E scale) in 2 Board Developed Category A courses

PLUS

A minimum grade of C (on an A to E scale) in 3 Board Developed Category A courses

All applicants must have a minimum grade of C in a Category A English course. Applicants for B Construction Management must have a minimum grade of B in a Category A Mathematics course.

**Note: Students with a completed AQF Diploma will be considered through the VET Guarantee rather than the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee scheme. Year 12 applicants with a completed AQF Diploma who are eligible through the VET Guarantee are able to receive offers from 19 November 2021.

How do I apply?

To be considered for an early offer, follow these 3 simple steps:

Step 1 – submit your QTAC application by 15 October, listing one of the available degrees in your preferences.

Step 2 – we will send you an invitation via email within a couple of days of you submitting your application. Check your email, including your junk and spam folders, for your invitation. You will also be able to see your invitation by logging into your QTAC application and clicking on ‘Outstanding Documents’.

Step 3 – upload your documentation to your QTAC application by 31 October.

What documentation do I need to upload to my QTAC application?

Qualification

Subjects

Documentation

QCE

5 General subjects (including English)

A full screenshot of your QCAA Student Portal learner account showing all IA1, IA2 and IA3 results, LUI number and the browser URL showing the QCAA web address*

or

QCAA statement of Provisional IA Results

QCE (including VET)

A completed AQF Certificate III or AQF Certificate IV

PLUS

General English

Completion certificate for your AQF Certificate III or Certificate IV

PLUS

A full screenshot of your QCAA Student Portal learner account showing all IA1, IA2 and IA3 results, LUI number and the browser URL showing the QCAA web address*

or

QCAA statement of Provisional IA Results

IB Diploma

3 HL courses

PLUS

3 SL courses

(including an English course)

A full copy of your school-issued Year 12 End Semester 1 report showing your Year 12 provisional results

HSC

5 Board Developed Category A courses (including English)

A full copy of your Student eRecord from your NESA Students Online account showing Stage 6 Preliminary Courses and results

PLUS

A full copy of your school-issued Year 12 Mid-Course/Year 12 End Semester 1 report 

* Screenshots of your Learning Snapshot or TrackEd are not sufficient.

Note: all documentation must be combined into one pdf attachment for uploading to QTAC. This documentation is for Griffith University’s use only in assessing your eligibility for an early offer and not for the purposes of your QTAC application.

Approved applicants — what happens next?

Approved applicants will be notified via email on 9 November. Remember to check your email, including your junk and spam folders, to see if you have been approved. If your application has been approved, you need to check your preferences and make sure you have one of the approved Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee degrees as your first QTAC preference to ensure that you receive your early offer. If you need to reorder your preferences, you must do so by Tuesday 16 November.

Frequently asked questions

Common questions

Invitations and eligibility

When will I receive my invitation?

You should receive an invitation within 3 working days of submitting your application or adding new preferences provided your QTAC application includes one (or more) of the eligible degrees.

I have not yet received an invitation, what should I do?
  1. Ensure that you have listed one (or more) of the eligible degrees in your QTAC application.
  2. If you have included one of the eligible degrees and still not received any emails from QTAC after 3 working days of submitting, please check:
    1. your email junk/spam folder
    2. your QTAC online application for 'Outstanding Documents'
    3. your email address listed on your QTAC online application, and update where necessary.

If you have followed the above, and still not received an invitation, then contact us providing some key information such as your name, email, QTAC Application number and include ‘Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee’ in your comments and we will get back to you.

Can I apply without an invitation?

No, applications are by invitation only. If you wish to receive an invitation, you must list one or more of the eligible degrees in your QTAC application by no later than 15 October.

Are international Year 12 students eligible?

Griffith welcomes applications for the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee from International Year 12 students studying at a Queensland or northern NSW high school. Application is made via QTAC. International students can be considered for this scheme for Trimester 1 2022 admission if they meet the eligibility criteria. Offers to international students will be made directly by Griffith University, not QTAC.

Which Northern New South Wales high schools are eligible?
  • Alstonville High School
  • Ballina Coast High School
  • Banora Point High School
  • Bhaktivedanta Swami Gurukula School
  • Blue Hills College
  • Bonalbo Central School
  • Byron Bay High School
  • Cape Byron Rudolf Steiner School
  • Casino Christian School
  • Casino High School
  • Emmanuel Anglican College
  • Evans River K-12 School
  • Kingscliff High School
  • Kyogle High School
  • Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School
  • Mt St Patrick College
  • Mullumbimby High School
  • Murwillumbah High School
  • Nimbin Central School
  • Pacific Coast Christian School
  • Richmond Christian College
  • Shearwater the Mullumbimby Steiner School
  • Southern Cross School
  • Southern Cross School of Distance Education
  • St John's College Woodlawn
  • St Joseph's College Banora Point
  • St Mary's Catholic College Casino
  • Summerland Christian College
  • Tenterfield High School
  • The Rivers Secondary College Kadina High Campus
  • The Rivers Secondary College Lismore High Campus
  • The Rivers Secondary College Richmond River High Campus
  • Trinity Catholic College Lismore
  • Tweed River High School
  • Tweed Valley Adventist College
  • Wollumbin High School
  • Woodenbong Central School
  • Xavier Catholic College

Reports and grades - QCE students

How will my IA results be used to calculate my mark for Early Offer?

Your results will be added together and an average mark calculated for each subject.

Example:

Subject

IA1

IA2

IA3

Total

Mark

English

15/25

17/25

20/25

52/75

69%

General Maths

18/20

6/15

9/15

33/50

66%

Accounting

19/25

27/29

19/21

65/75

87%

Biology

9/10

18/25

7/15

34/50

68%

Modern History

16/25

21/25

17/25

54/75

72%

Can I provide a screenshot of my Learning Snapshot or Track Ed instead of the QCAA portal?

No. Screenshots of results from your Learning Snapshot and TrackEd or similar are not acceptable. You must provide a full screenshot of your QCAA Student Portal learner account showing all IA1, IA2 and IA3 results, your LUI number and the browser URL showing the QCAA web address or your QCAA statement of Provisional IA Results.

Are Applied subjects considered?

No, only General subjects are considered.

What documentation do I need to provide for my completed VET qualification?

You are required to upload a full copy of your completion certificate issued by your qualification provider. Unless your school was the provider of your VET qualification, statements from your school confirming completion of the VET qualification are not acceptable.

I have completed an AQF Diploma, can I still apply for an early offer?

Students with a completed AQF Diploma will be considered through the VET Guarantee rather than the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee scheme. Year 12 applicants with a completed AQF Diploma who are eligible through the VET Guarantee are able to receive offers from 19 November 2021.

When do I have to upload my documentation by?

Your documentation must be uploaded to your QTAC application by 31 October 2021.

Reports and grades - HSC students

What if my school did not issue Year 12 End Semester 1 / Year 12 Mid-Course report cards?

We will accept a statement of your Year 12 Semester 1 results on school letterhead signed by the Principal or Deputy Principal.

Are NSW Board Developed Category B courses considered?

No, only Board Developed Category A courses are considered.

When do I have to upload my documentation by?

Your documentation must be uploaded to your QTAC application by 31 October 2021.

Reports and grades – IB Diploma students

What if my school did not issue Year 12 End Semester 1 graded report cards?

We will accept a statement of your Year 12 provisional results on school letterhead signed by the Principal or Deputy Principal.

When do I have to upload my documentation by?

Your documentation must be uploaded to your QTAC application by 31 October 2021.

Offers and preferences

How should I order my QTAC preferences?

In order to receive an early offer in November, you must have the March 2022 offering of one of the approved Early Offer Guarantee degrees listed as your first QTAC preference.

When will I receive my early offer?

If you meet the requirements, and you list one of the eligible degrees as your first preference, you will receive your offer from QTAC on Friday 19 November.

How long do I have to respond to my early offer?

For offers received on 19 November, you must respond by 4.00 pm on Friday 26 November 2021

What happens if I don't respond to my early offer?

It's very important that you don’t ignore your early offer as it will lapse if you take no action, and you will not receive any further offers from QTAC.

If you’re unsure about accepting your early offer, we suggest that you conditionally accept, which will allow you to reorder your QTAC preferences and be considered for other offers in December and January when your ATAR or IB Diploma results are known.

If my offer lapses, can it be reinstated?

Reinstatement may be possible in limited circumstances. Email application@griffith.edu.au to request reinstatement. Your email must include “Year 12 Early Offer – Reinstatement Request” in the subject line.

Can I defer my early offer?

Yes, you can defer your offer for a maximum of 1 year.

Need more information?

Talk to our study advisers to find out more about early offers for Year 12 students.

What degrees can I apply for in trimester 1, 2022?

Early offers for Year 12 students are available for the following degrees.

QTAC course code Degree title Campus
272015Bachelor of Applied Financial Advice (1612)Online
226112Bachelor of Arts (1021)Nathan
232421Bachelor of Arts (1021)Gold Coast
232431Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business (1293)Gold Coast
226192Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business (1293)Nathan
228182Bachelor of Aviation (1517)Nathan
228901Bachelor of Aviation/Bachelor of Information Technology (1610)Nathan
229772Bachelor of Aviation Management (1367)Nathan
222061Bachelor of Business (1632)Nathan
230841Bachelor of Business (1632)Gold Coast
276085Bachelor of Business (1632)Online
231181Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Data Science (1605)Gold Coast
227931Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Data Science (1605)Nathan
227951Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Government and International Relations (1447)Nathan
235082Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Government and International Relations (1447)Gold Coast
272055Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Government and International Relations (1447)Online
262961Bachelor of Business Innovation (1616)Logan
272075Bachelor of Business Innovation (1616)Online
276105Bachelor of Child, Youth and Family Practice (1637)Online
263131Bachelor of Child, Youth and Family Practice (1637)Logan
232301Bachelor of Communication and Journalism (1597)Gold Coast
226211Bachelor of Communication and Journalism (1597)Nathan
232321Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Business (1608)Gold Coast
226221Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Business (1608)Nathan
226231Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Government and International Relations (1618)Nathan
232331Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Government and International Relations (1618)Gold Coast
226241Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Science (1617)Nathan
232341Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Science (1617)Gold Coast
234391Bachelor of Computer Science (1534)Gold Coast
234891Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) (1598)Gold Coast
232512Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1112)Gold Coast
226512Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1112)Mt Gravatt
227901Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Information Technology (1566)Nathan / Mt Gravatt
232531Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Information Technology (1566)Gold Coast
241292Bachelor of Design (1189)South Bank
236142Bachelor of Design (1189)Gold Coast
241341Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Business (1568)South Bank / Nathan
236131Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Business (1568)Gold Coast
233681Bachelor of Environmental Science (1547)Gold Coast
228811Bachelor of Environmental Science (1547)Nathan
228831Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Business (1582)Nathan
233661Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Business (1582)Gold Coast
228871Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Data Science (1600)Nathan
234561Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Data Science (1600)Gold Coast
233322Bachelor of Exercise Science (1171)Gold Coast
231342Bachelor of Exercise Science/Bachelor of Business (1420)Gold Coast
231642Bachelor of Exercise Science/Bachelor of Psychological Science (1421)Gold Coast
228252Bachelor of Forensic Science (1264)Nathan
228262Bachelor of Forensic Science/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1433)Nathan
227651Bachelor of Government and International Relations (1399)Nathan
231841Bachelor of Government and International Relations (1399)Gold Coast
272045Bachelor of Government and International Relations (1399)Online
231701Bachelor of Government and International Relations/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1607)Gold Coast
227921Bachelor of Government and International Relations/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1607)Nathan / Mt Gravatt
272065Bachelor of Government and International Relations/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1607)Online
233312Bachelor of Health Science (1093)Gold Coast
263312Bachelor of Human Services (1394)Logan
233451Bachelor of Human Services (1394)Gold Coast
276055Bachelor of Human Services (1394)Distance
233581Bachelor of Human Services/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1263) Gold Coast
263911Bachelor of Human Services/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1263)Logan / Mt Gravatt
276015Bachelor of Human Services/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1263)Distance
234522Bachelor of Industrial Design (1407)Gold Coast
228612Bachelor of Information Technology (1538)Nathan
234601Bachelor of Information Technology (1538)Gold Coast
235611Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Business (1570)Gold Coast
228791Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Business (1570)Nathan
234401Bachelor of Intelligent Digital Technologies (1596)Gold Coast
228801Bachelor of Intelligent Digital Technologies (1596)Nathan
235101Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management (1408)Gold Coast
227961Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management (1408)Nathan
272025Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management (1408)Online
235112Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management/Bachelor of Business (1482)Gold Coast
227971Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management/Bachelor of Business (1482)Nathan
272035Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management/Bachelor of Business (1482)Online
232252Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics (1116)Gold Coast
221132Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics (1116)Nathan
234142Bachelor of Marine Science (1328)Gold Coast
233921Bachelor of Pharmacology and Toxicology (1528)Gold Coast
231612Bachelor of Psychological Science (1012)Gold Coast
225521Bachelor of Psychological Science (1012)Mt Gravatt
231552Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Business (1013)Gold Coast
225531Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Business (1013)Mt Gravatt
226521Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1115)Mt Gravatt
232521Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (1115)Gold Coast
234152Bachelor of Public Health (1440)Gold Coast
233671Bachelor of Science (1634)Gold Coast
228911Bachelor of Science (1634)Nathan
228881Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts (1592)Nathan
234571Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts (1592)Gold Coast
234591Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business (1572)Gold Coast
228821Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business (1572)Nathan
234551Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Data Science (1601)Gold Coast
228861Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Data Science (1601)Nathan
233641Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Information Technology (1045)Gold Coast
228642Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Information Technology (1045)Nathan
226401Bachelor of Social Science (1576)Nathan
232651Bachelor of Social Science (1576)Gold Coast
234462Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (1279)Gold Coast
224312Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (1279)Nathan
224512Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning/Bachelor of Science (1512)Nathan
234502Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning/Bachelor of Science (1512)Gold Coast
241381Bachelor of Visual Arts (1651)South Bank
241391Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Business (1652)South Bank / Nathan

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