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TAC APPLICATIONS FOR SEMESTER 1, 2017

Application and offer dates for TAC admissions for Semester 1, 2017 are as follows (subject to confirmation where advised):

QTAC:
Undergraduate
Weekly offer rounds commence 3 August
Early Offer Round released 21 October
Major Offer Round released 16 January
Further Offer rounds released:
2 February, 14 February, 16 February, 21 February
QTAC:
Graduate Entry Teaching
As above
UAC:
Undergraduate
September Round 1 released 2 September
September Round 2 released 23 September
October Round released 21 October
November Round released 11 November
December Round released 9 December
January Round 1 released 5 January
Main Round released 19 January
February Round 1 released 1 February
February Round 2 released 9 February
February Round 3 released 17 February
UAC:
Undergraduate
Offered progressively, on a weekly basis from October
VTAC:
Undergraduate
Early Round offers released 18 November
Major Round offers released 18 January
Round 2 offers released 7 February
Round 3 offers released 13 February
VTAC:
Graduate Entry Teaching
GET Round 1 Offers released 11 January
GET Round 2 Offers released 20 January
GET Round 3 Offers released 30 January
GET Round 4 Offers released 6 February
GET Round 5 Offers released 13 February

DIRECT APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR SEMESTER 1, 2017

Application dates for direct admissions for Semester 1, 2017 are as follows (subject to confirmation where advised):

3 August 2016 Applications open through online services for:
  • Direct admissions courses
  • Individual units
  • Cross-institutional studies
Applications open through Student Connect for:
  • Course transfer
  • Campus transfer
Applications open via application form for:
  • Terminated/Excluded ACU students seeking re-admission (R Form)
8 August 2016 Applications open through online service for:
  • Early Achievers Program (EAP)
17 October 2016 Closing date for applications to the following program:
  • Early Achievers Program (EAP)
31 October 2016 Closing date for applications to the following courses:
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)
  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology
  • Master of Psychology (Clinical)
  • Master of Psychology (Clinical)/Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental)
  • Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental/Doctor of Philosophy)
4 November 2016

Applications open via direct (online) for:

  • VTAC Graduate Entry Teaching courses
27 November 2016 Closing date for applications:
  • Diploma in Languages
30 November 2016 Closing date for applications:
  • Commencement of Studies Following Deferment
  • Apply for Readmission
2 December 2016

Applications open via direct (online) for:

  • VTAC undergraduate courses
  • NSW law courses
9 December 2016 Closing date for applications to the following course:
  • Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • Master of Professional Psychology
31 December 2016 Closing date for Course and Campus Transfer applications
27 January 2017 Closing date for applications to the following courses:
  • Graduate Certificate in High Performance Sport
  • Graduate Certificate in High Performance Sport Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate in Performance Analysis
  • Graduate Diploma in High Performance Sport
  • Master of High Performance Sport
31 January 2017
(still to be confirmed)
Closing date for applications to the following courses:
  • Graduate Certificate in Counselling
  • Graduate Diploma in Clinical Counselling
  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling (Child & Adolescent)
  • Master of Clinical Counselling
15 February 2017 FINAL closing date for all other direct applications – except those listed above
7 March 2017 Closing date for applications to Defer 2017 undergraduate offers.

EARLY ACHIEVERS PROGRAM

Successful EAP applicants who have their nominated their chosen ACU course as their highest eligible preference will receive an offer in the first offer round from their relevant TAC in January.

EAP APPLICATIONS FOR ENTRY IN SEMESTER 1, 2017

Summary of applications received.  Offer numbers will be updated in the next bulletin.

Campus Received

Applicant withdraws /
Duplicate
application

Application incomplete
– no offer
EAP
Unsuccessful

EAP Offer
with conditions

EAP Ballarat 145 4 27 60 54
Brisbane 146 3      4 39 100         
Canberra 76 3 4 16  53
Melbourne 594 18 35 174  367
North Sydney 362 11 45 133 173        
Strathfield 235 4 12 30 189
EAP TOTALS 1,558 43 127 452  936

60% of all applicants were made an offer.
91% of all applications were submitted by school leavers.

APPLICATIONS FOR ENTRY IN SEMESTER 1, 2017

Application Type Received In Process At School for Decision Ineligible Invalid Conditional Offers Full Offers
DIRECT Direct
(Excl Psychology)
2,118         481         204 69 182 100 1,082
Psychology
(Honours & PG)
2,923         141 2,195 171 231 66 119
Articulation 161          7 4 1 16 30 103
FLB UG
NSW Direct
9 9 0 0 0 0 0
VTAC
UG
Direct Entry
118 57 2 0 25 0 34
VTAC
GET
Direct Entry
74 63 0 0 10 0 1
Cohorts 189 0 0 0 2 0 189
Transfers 1,179 1,154 0 3 0 18
Commence after Deferment 629 112 0 0 0 0 517
DIRECT TOTAL 7,400 2,024 2,405 242 470 196 2,063 
 
T A C
OFFERS
QTAC:
Undergraduate
  412
QTAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
  79
UAC:
Undergraduate
  775
UAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
  106
VTAC:
Undergraduate
  746
VTAC:
Grad Entry Teaching
  0
TAC TOTAL  2,012
 

TOTAL Offers to date

196  4,075 

COURSES OPENING DIRECT - VTAC Undergraduate, VTAC Graduate Entry Teaching, NSW Law (graduate entry and dual degrees)

Following the opening of Graduate Entry Teaching courses in Victoria, direct applications have now opened for VTAC undergraduate courses for Semester 1, 2017 entry.  Applications have been opened as VTAC is no longer accepting new applications from prospective students.

Applicants who have already applied through VTAC cannot also apply direct.  Any alterations to their current application must be done through change of preference through VTAC.

Competitive courses will NOT be offered via Direct, therefore the following courses will only be available to existing VTAC applicants that have paid their application fee.

Courses NOT on offer (via direct) in Victoria are:

  • Bachelor of Nursing - Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Midwifery - Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Paramedicine - Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy - Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology - Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Nursing/ Bachelor of Paramedicine – Ballarat
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (NEW) - Ballarat

Please note that outcomes will not be sent out until the VTAC main offer round (January 11th for GET courses and January 18th for UG) – offers will be released progressively from these dates.

Admissions have also opened direct applications for law courses (including graduate entry and dual degrees) in NSW.

Law courses on offer (via direct) in NSW are:

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
  • Bachelor of Art/Bachelor of Laws
  • B Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Business Admin/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Global Studies
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Theology/Bachelor of Laws

Direct applications for VTAC direct and NSW Law degrees close 15 February 2017.

TRANSFER PROCESSING

Processing of transfer requests has commenced. Students who have applied for transfer have been notified that campus transfers will be completed by 23 December with remaining transfers being completed by mid January.

Please remember however that transfer applications do not close in Student Connect until 31 December 2016.  Any requests for transfer after this date need to be submitted via email to admissions@acu.edu.au with supporting reason for the late submission from the relevant Head of School.

REMINDER – ADMISSIONS WEEKLY TEAM MEETINGS

Please note that Admissions will hold their next fortnightly team meeting from 10:30 to 11:00 am on Wednesday 11 January 2017. Anyone trying to contact us during this time will need to leave a message and we will reply as soon as possible.

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