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THE QUEENSLAND ATAR IN 2020 AND BEYOND
Students completing Year 12 in Queensland may graduate with an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). QTAC will be responsible for calculating the ATAR on behalf of Queensland universities. From 2021 the ATAR will be the primary admission pathway for Queensland Year 12 students applying to study a Griffith undergraduate program. Assessment of interstate ATARs remains unchanged.
VET PATHWAYS FOR SCHOOL LEAVERS
Griffith recognises and values VET qualifications completed at high school.
Certificates III and IV
A completed Certificate III or IV, plus completion of prerequisites, undertaken while at school, will allow you to apply to study a range of degrees at Griffith University. These degrees are identified in the Griffith Degree Finder.
A Certificate III or IV does not meet the English subject prerequisite.
A completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Diploma, undertaken while at school, meets the English subject prerequisite for admission. You will be a competitive applicant for a number of Griffith undergraduate degrees. These degrees are identified in the Griffith Degree Finder.
Find out more about your VET qualification, visit VET pathways.
For a comprehensive list of programs offered under the VET Guarantee visit Guaranteed Admission Scheme.
GUARANTEED ADMISSION SCHEME
Split across three categories, the Guaranteed Admission Scheme is open to school leavers as well as mature students.
Get a taste of Griffith with GUESTS
The Griffith University Early Start to Tertiary Studies (GUESTS) program offers senior high school students the opportunity to experience Griffith studies while still at school. The GUESTS At-School program allows students to experience Griffith health or science courses during Years 11 and 12. The GUESTS On-Campus or Online program allows motivated students to study up to two courses (subjects) at Griffith while still at school.
PREREQUISITES AND ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE
For some degrees we recommend you complete certain Year 12 subjects or equivalent before you commence your program. These requirements are outlined in the admission requirements on our Degree Finder.
If you are completing Year 12 interstate, or a non-standard curriculum the Prerequisites and Assumed Knowledge website provides details on our accepted equivalents to meet these requirements.
- Gold Coast and Logan Priority Access
- Educational Access Scheme (EAS)
- Elite Athlete Adjustment
Year 12 Subject Adjustment
Griffith awards subject adjustments for Senior subjects and university courses successfully completed in high school that require a high level of skill and knowledge.
As a current Year 12 student, you can be awarded an adjustment of 2 ranks per subject, including GUESTS courses, up to a maximum of 6 ranks.
ELITE ATHLETES PROGRAM
The Griffith Sports College provides elite athletes with the flexibility and support needed to achieve sporting excellence while completing their university studies.
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.
Programs for high achievers
Griffith Honours College
An extracurricular program for high-achieving students, Griffith Honours College offers initiatives such as mentoring, industry training and international experiences with partner universities.