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

Our pathways options can help you improve your admissions 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 a pathway to your preferred degree. Explore the options below.

Pathways to study

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.

Pathways options

Bridging and preparatory programs

Preparatory 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 rank for entry into an undergraduate degree and meets the English subject prerequisite.

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Griffith College, TAFE and other providers

We partner with Griffith College, TAFE and private providers to offer pathways into a range of Griffith degrees.

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Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation

Successful completion of the full certificate from an approved institution guarantees a place in a range of Griffith programs. You may undertake specific modules to meet subject prerequisite requirements. A minimum rank is available for two or more successfully completed modules.

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STAT and alternative entry

If you're over 18 and don't have formal qualifications, you may be eligible for alternative entry to Griffith. Or you may sit the Special Tertiary Admissions Test to gain an entry rank and meet the Griffith English subject prerequisite.

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Griffith Personal Statement

An alternative pathway that 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 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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Upgrading via university study

You can upgrade your admission rank by undertaking studies in an alternative Griffith program. This pathway may also provide academic credit towards your preferred program, reducing the time need to complete your studies.

Rural Priority Access Scheme

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 a pathway to your preferred program.

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

Access and equity information

Griffith offers a number of pathways and preparation programs to encourage and support students from various backgrounds.

Credit transfers

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Degree and career finder

Start browsing programs and admission criteria.

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

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