Pathway programs

Successful completion of a pathway course can provide eligibility into your chosen ACU undergraduate course.

  • Associate Degrees (two years full-time):
    Can be used to gain direct entry to the corresponding Bachelor course and may gain credit for the study you have undertaken.
  • Diplomas (twelve months full-time):
    The grades in a diploma program can be used to calculate your entry score, which will be considered in your application to gain entry to your chosen Bachelor course.
  • Certificates (six months full-time):
    The grades in a certificate program can be used to calculate your entry score, which will be considered in your application to gain entry to your chosen Bachelor course.
  • Vocational pathway courses (six months to 24 months part time and full time):
    Successful completion of these courses will give you direct entry to your chosen Bachelor course.

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Vocational Education Training (VET)

ACU also offers a range of nationally accredited vocational courses in Melbourne.

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