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Mid-year Application Dates for Direct Admissions

31 July 2014

Closing date for all other postgraduate Education programs available by direct application (not via QTAC, UAC or VTAC), and cross-institutional study applications for postgraduate Education units.

2015 Direct Application Dates

Semester 1 2015 direct applications will open Monday 4 August, including transfer applications.

Admissions staff are busy updating SOZCINF and SZACIDF in preparation for Government reporting and 2015 Course Browser opening.

2015 TAC Application Dates

  • VTAC – open 4 August
  • QTAC – open 5 August
  • UAC – open 6 August for undergraduate and 4 September for graduate-entry teaching courses offered in NSW/ACT.

Changes to the Education Master’s programs for 2015

The Master of Education Leadership and the Master of Religious Education have been reviewed as per normal review cycle and the course rules have been amended to ensure compliance with AQF requirements from January 2015. As such from 2015 these Masters programs will require students to complete 120cp (instead of the current 80cp) to graduate with these awards.

Changes have also been approved to the entry requirements for these courses to take effect from semester 2 2014:

The eligibility criteria for admission to the MRED has also been amended to:

  1. Four year Bachelor degree in Education; or
  2. Bachelor degree in an area other than Education and a recognised teaching qualification; or
  3. Bachelor degree in an area other than Education and Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies

The eligibility criteria for admission to the MEDLEA have also been amended to:

  1. Four year Bachelor degree in Education; or
  2. Bachelor degree in an area other than Education and a recognised teaching qualification;

Emails are currently being sent to eligible applicants who applied for the relevant Postgraduate Certification, Graduate Certificate and Diploma programs to check if they wish to apply for the Masters course for Semester 2 2014.

New TAC Courses for 2015

The new Bachelor of Social Work has been redeveloped into a 4 year course beginning 2015. The requirement for prior study status has now been removed. The course will be offered at Canberra, Strathfield and Brisbane.

The Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry) will be offered at North Sydney from 2015.
The Bachelor of Biomedical Science will be offered at Brisbane, Melbourne and North Sydney


All undergraduate transfers for Semester 2 2014 have now been processed.

Commencement following deferment forms

All CD forms for Semester 2, 2014 have been processed. If any students believe they have completed this form and it has not been processed, please advise them to contact Admissions.

EAP Video now online

Admissions video entitled Preparing your EAP application has been updated for 2015, embedded on the website this week, and can be viewed at http://www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/alternate_entry/early_entry/how_to_apply/.

Student Centre staff: please familiarise yourselves with the steps covered in the video to assist with answering EAP applicant queries.

Overview of information EAP applicants require:

  • Personal email address (not school or work)
  • TAC application number
  • 200 word Statement on their Community Experience (typed, saved, and ready to copy and paste)
  • Referee contact details regarding their Community Experience (Name, Organisation, Position, Email address)
  • Once EAP applicants have gathered the above information they will be able to apply online when EAP applications open 11 August - 20 October.

2014 Mid-Year Applications

Admissions have received-
Direct applications:


Admissions have issued-

Direct offers made:


Conditional offers made:


Cohort offers made:


QTAC offers


UAC mid-year main offers


VTAC mid-year offers



Reminder – Re: Admissions Weekly Team Meetings

Please note that Admissions hold their weekly Team Meeting 10.30-11.30am each Tuesday morning (Qld time). Anyone trying to contact us during this time will need to leave a message and we will reply as soon as possible in due course.

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