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Mid-year Application

Admissions are no longer accepting late applications for Semester 2. If students wish to commence studies they will need to apply for Semester 1, 2015.

2015 Direct Application Dates

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

No offers are currently being made for Semester 1, 2015. Admissions will advise when we will commence making offers.

EAP Applications open Monday 11 August.

2015 TAC Application Dates

  • VTAC – opened 4 August
  • QTAC – opened 5 August
  • UAC – opened 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;

Changes to Psychology programs for 2015

There has been a change of name for the following courses:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Psychology is now Master of Professional Psychology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology is now the Graduate Diploma in Psychology

The Master of Psychology (Educational and Development) may be offered in Brisbane for Semester 1, 2015 subject to approval. The application process for this course will only be opened after the 8 October if Academic Board approves the course.

Withdrawn Courses from Semester 1, 2015

The Faculty of Health Sciences has suspended these courses from Semester 2, 2014 onwards:

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Social Work

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

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:

2219


Admissions have issued-

Direct offers made:

1550

Conditional offers made:

12

Cohort offers made:

185

QTAC offers

182

UAC mid-year main offers

420

VTAC mid-year offers

128


 

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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