Our Passion for Business (P4B) program provides you with direct entry and an early offer into an ACU business course. This enables you to focus on completing school with the knowledge you’ve been awarded a place in the degree of your choice.

Open to both school and non-school leavers, P4B nurtures your learning potential and gives you a step up in your future business career.

Applications for the P4B 2020 Intake are now open

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More than your Score: Passion for Business

Use your passion and commitment to take care of business. We’ve designed our Passion for Business (P4B) program to provide you with everything you need for an early, competitive edge in your future career.

You will receive numerous benefits from P4B, including:

  • an early conditional offer from ACU prior to completing your final exams
  • direct entry for QLD and NSW meaning you do not have to apply through TAC to come to ACU
  • access to our Academic Skills workshops, CareerHub and networking events
  • study abroad opportunities
  • $500 textbook vouchers awarded to the top three P4B students at the end of Semester 1
  • access to the Leading with Impact program
  • an invitation to the Business School’s First Years’ welcome event.
Jennifer Temelkovska

"My dream was to become a successful business woman and ACU had the course, extra-curricular activities and friendly welcoming vibe to assist me in making my dream a reality. I began by applying for P4B and was very relieved to find out I was accepted into the program and I had a guaranteed place before my Year 12 exams. I am currently in my final year of studies and undertaking professional work experience in marketing. I feel so blessed to have been able to meet and build relationships with other P4B students, lecturers and industry professionals. I know that the friends I have made in university will become friends for life as we have consistently supported each other throughout our degree.”

Jennifer Temelkovska
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business Administration

Eligible P4B courses

Admission criteria

Applicants can apply for admission into a P4B courses if they meet any two of the following admission criteria:

  • completion of Year 11 or equivalent; or
  • completion of a business subject or business-related subject in year 11 or equivalent; or
  • completion of a business-related VET qualification or equivalent; or
  • demonstrated work experience including volunteer work experience.

Applicants must complete Year 12 and meet the University’s English proficiency requirements and demonstrated work experience including volunteer work experience..

How to apply

Applications are now open. You can apply for the next intake by following the below steps.

Please note: Before applying, you should confirm your chosen course is offered at your preferred ACU campus. You can do this by visiting the relevant course page from the above list of eligible P4B courses.

Step 1: Complete P4B online application

Fill out and submit our P4B online application form. Include a 200-300 word written statement demonstrating that you meet any two of the admission criteria, and the University English requirement, stated above. 

You will be notified of the outcome of your P4B application within 4-6 weeks of your submission.

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Step 2: Apply via TAC - Victoria Only

For Victorian applicants, we still need you to apply for your chosen ACU Business course through VTAC. Please note the list of eligible P4B courses above. 

Be sure to list this ACU P4B course as your highest eligible preference.

Please note: While you may receive a successful P4B outcome from ACU, you will still need to be made a formal offer to study through your relevant TAC.

To get started on your VTAC application, and to view application dates and deadlines, visit the VTAC website


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