Applying to study overseas can be difficult, but we are here to help you. Learn how to apply using our step-by-step guides, see if you meet our English language requirements, and find an authorised ACU agent in your country to assist with the application process.  

Before you apply

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Read through our list of things you should know before you begin your application. 

English proficiency requirements

To study at university in Australia, you need to meet a minimum level of English proficiency in a recognised test such as IELTS or the ACU English Test. 

Learn more about our English proficiency requirements

Talk with an ACU education agent

If you need help applying, you can contact an authorised ACU education agent in your home country. We currently have 195 agents in 65 countries. 

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Begin the application process

Study undergraduate 

Confirm your international applicant status and follow our step-by-step guide to applying for an undergraduate course, such as a bachelor or associate degree. 

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Study postgraduate 

Start your international application for a postgraduate coursework degree, including a graduate certificate, graduate diploma and masters by coursework.

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Study research

Find out how to apply for a research degree as an international applicant, including a masters by research, doctorate and PhD.

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Apply to study English

Learn how to apply for an English language course at the ACU English Language Centre. Read about our English placement test, intake dates and more.

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Need help applying?

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Moving overseas to study is a big step. Whether you visit an education agent to help with your application or submit your application yourself, there are many things to consider.  

We are here to assist

Contact our international student support team if you have any questions about your application to study at ACU. We can also answer your enquiries about arriving, living and studying in Australia.

Contact the friendly team at international student support

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Important dates

Learn about the key dates on the academic calendar, including application deadlines, census dates and class timetables.

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Student fees

Learn about our transparent international tuition fee structure, which helps our overseas students plan their journey with us well in advance. 

Plan your fees

Get settled in 

Feel at home before you land in Australia with our guidance on arriving, finding somewhere to live, living costs and more.

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Living costs

Prepare for life in Australia by accessing our guide to living costs, including tips on budgeting and managing your finances.

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