Making the switch
If you are a current Griffith undergraduate student, you can apply for an internal transfer if you wish to study another Griffith undergraduate program.
Application closing dates
Trimester 1, 2 and 3 – For most programs, applications close two weeks prior to commencement of classes. Refer to apply key dates or Academic Calendar for specific dates. Please note some programs may have an earlier closing date. Refer to the program entry in the Degree and Career Finder for more information.
Trimester 2 2020: Applications closed.
Trimester 3 2020: Applications open.
Trimester 1 2021: Applications will open on 1 August 2020.
Queensland Conservatorium program close dates
Applications for an internal transfer for the Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Acting and Bachelor of Musical Theatre for 2020 entry are now closed.
31 October 2020: Applications close for current Bachelor of Music students applying for an internal transfer to the Bachelor of Music in Performance for Trimester 1, 2021.
Current Bachelor of Music students wishing to change their major or undertake an additional specialisation for Trimester 1, 2021 must complete a Change of Instrument/Specialisation form and submit it to email@example.com by 31 January 2021. Applicants may be required to complete an audition. Please note: a separate Internal Transfer application is not required.
You can apply for an internal transfer if you are:
- a current continuing undergraduate student
- a commencing undergraduate student
- on leave or returning from leave of absence
- entitled to readmission
- a deferred student.
You can apply for an internal transfer if you are a current continuing undergraduate student.
If you haven't started at Griffith yet and want to change your program, campus or defer your start date you will need to submit a new application via the International Online Application System.
For other options visit taking a break from study.
Minimum Selection Rank
The minimum Selection Rank from the Trimester 1 January offer round will be the Selection Rank required for Internal Transfer into Trimester 2 or 3 in the same calendar year.
You will receive an email to your Griffith student email address with the outcome of your application. Many applications for internal transfer may not be able to be completed until all current Trimester results are finalised. For highly competitive programs, you may not receive the outcome of your application until closer to the Trimester start date.
Advice for applicants applying for an internal transfer to one of the following programs
Bachelor of Paramedicine, Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of Dental Hygiene, Bachelor of Dental Prosthetics, Bachelor of Dental Technology, Bachelor of Dental Technology/Bachelor of Dental Prosthetics.
For these highly competitive and/or quota managed programs, you may not receive the outcome of your application until closer to the trimester start date. Offers for these programs will not be made prior to December, with many offers released in January and inline with when the QTAC offers are released.
You may only enrol in the program you've received an admission offer for. You will need to enrol in your new approved program.
Award of credit on transfer
You do not need to apply for credit when your transfer is approved. This will be done as part of the transfer process and you will be advised of the outcome. For further information on the credit process you can visit Credit transfer.
Change to fees
For Commonwealth Supported students, changing your program could change your Fees Band. For International students there may be a change to the tuition fee applicable to the new program or the new semester of commencement. Visit Paying your fees.
Unsuccessful outcome and options
If you are not successful in obtaining a place in the tertiary program that most interests you, there are a number of ways to increase your chances of gaining a place in the future.
This process is often called 'upgrading' or 'admission pathways'.
If you are a domestic student, you can visit Admission Pathways to Griffith
for information on options to increase your chances of gaining a place at Griffith.
If you are an international student, see Understanding Entry Requirements