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Applying

We want to make your applying process as smooth as possible. Depending on your educational background, your applying process will be slightly different.

Make sure you read all the applying information that's relevant for you.

Australian and New Zealand students

Recent secondary education

Apply to get into QUT based on your high school results, completed this year or in the last two years. This also includes students who have done vocational education and training (VET) study at school.

How to apply with recent secondary education

Higher education study

Apply based on completed or partially completed degree studies at QUT or another university, including enabling courses (also known as bridging or tertiary preparation courses) offered by higher education providers.

How to apply with higher education study

Vocational education and training (VET) study

Apply based on any vocational education and training (VET) study at TAFE or other VET providers.

How to apply with VET study

Work and life experience

Apply based on experience you’ve developed during your professional life, or your Year 12 high school results from more than two years ago.

How to apply with work and life experience

Ready to apply?

If you've checked out the best way for you to apply to QUT, follow our step-by-step applying guide and get started on your future.

Undergraduate applying guide

Postgraduate applying guide

What happens next?

Find out what happens after you submit your application to QTAC, including information about changing your preferences and receiving your offer.

Your next steps

Need help getting in?

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

Our Oodgeroo Unit offers the Centralised Assessment Selection Program (CASP), which can help you get into university based on any previous study you’ve done, as well as your personal achievements.

About CASP

Adjustment schemes

We have adjustment schemes for elite athletes and students with difficult circumstances. You may also get an adjustment depending on the subjects you studied at high school.

Explore adjustment schemes

Worried you won't get in?

If you're concerned your results won't be good enough to get into your preferred course, there are other pathways open to you. Find out how you can still get into the course you want.

Helping you get into your course

International students

Coursework degrees

Apply for a full QUT undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree.

How to apply for full QUT degrees

English language and pathway programs

Good English language skills will help you succeed at your study in Australia. Apply for an English language or pathway program with the QUT International College.

How to apply for English language and pathway programs

Exchange and study abroad

Apply to come to QUT for one or two semesters on exchange or through study abroad.

How to apply for exchange and study abroad

I'm studying the Australian Year 12 curriculum

If you're an international student studying the Australian Year 12 curriculum either overseas or in Australia, follow this applying process.

How to apply if you're studying the Australian Year 12 curriculum

Research degrees

Follow our step-by-step guide to apply for a research degree, including the Master of Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy, and professional doctorate.

Apply for a research degree