A big future begins with taking the right steps

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.

Find out how you can get a head start on your goals with a Diploma program.

About our Diploma programs

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

Fast track to the second year of a Bachelor degree

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.

Enjoy small class sizes and specialised support

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.

Engage in your chosen study area from day one

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. 

Build academic knowledge and study skills

With a dedicated Academic Literacy subject, you will be supported to build your understanding of academic concepts and develop your study skills to succeed. 

Diploma programs

We offer a range of discipline-specific Diploma programs. 

With us, you'll be supported to thrive during your studies and beyond.

Why study at ACU?

Top 2 % of all universities worldwide
Top 10 Catholics universities worldwide
Rated 5 stars for learner engagement, skills development and learning resources

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