Kickstart your study journey with an ACU Diploma program. Access specialised support and gain credits to fast-track to the second year of your preferred Bachelor's degree at ACU.
Get a head start on your education and career goals with a Diploma from Australian Catholic University. Our Diploma programs are in-depth pathway programs suitable for students who do not meet the direct entry requirements to their preferred ACU Bachelor's degree.
Benefits of studying a Diploma program
Meet your goals without adding extra time to your journey. Gain credit for the first year of undergraduate study and transition directly into the second year of a related Bachelor's degree.
With smaller classes and more class time, you have more opportunities to collaborate with peers and be guided by highly-qualified and experienced teachers who understand your learning needs.
Our Diploma programs are discipline-specific, meaning the subjects you study and the content you learn are tailored to prepare you for further study in your chosen area.
With a dedicated Academic Literacy subject, you will be supported to build your understanding of academic concepts and develop your study skills to succeed.
We offer a range of discipline-specific Diploma programs.
Your first step towards further study and a career in business and commerce. Your pathway to the second year of ACU's Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business Administration.
An important stepping stone towards an exciting career in the booming IT industry. Your pathway to the second year of ACU's Bachelor of Information Technology.
Your first step to a future of making positive contributions to health. Your pathway to the second year of ACU's Bachelor of Biomedical Science.
Prepare for a career in the dynamic field of sports and exercise science. Your pathway to the second year of ACU's Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science.
Make an important contribution to health and wellbeing of others. Your pathway to the second year of ACU's Bachelor of Nutrition Science.
A pathway to a pre-service teacher degree in Early Childhood, Primary, or Secondary education.
A stepping stone to a wide choice of careers in areas such as government, industry, business, the creative arts and education.
A pathway to exploring studio-based art, graphic design or history and theory of art and design.
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