The Course Enrolment Guide is designed to help you enrol in the right units for your course
Course maps provide a visual outline of the sequence of the units and electives for each course.
Course maps are based on the official ACU Handbook and are subject to change.
Any queries regarding the course structure should be directed to your course coordinator.
Course rulesCourse Rules 2023
Recognition of Prior Learning
If you have already studied at university level or have significant relevant work experience, you can apply fortowards your ACU course.
Please note that study modes and unit availability are subject to change and not all units are on offer at all times. Units might be offered in different modes (attendance, multi-mode or online). If you are unsure which mode is the most suitable for you, please contact your course coordinator prior to enrolling.
Minimum enrolment numbers apply to all units. The University reserves the right to cancel units with low enrolment numbers. Students will be advised of cancellations prior to the start of semester and offered an alternative unit if one is available. You must enrol for the whole academic year if you commence in Semester 1 or if you are re-enrolling. You can change your enrolment up until the census date for each semester or professional term. See thefor key dates.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University may need to cancel or change the campus or study modes of unit offerings, possibly at short notice. Please ensure you check your student email account regularly and refer to your timetable to confirm delivery method.
The Diploma is a one year (full-time) course that mirrors the learning found in the first year of the Bachelor of Exercise Science with the addition of a transition unit to help build study skills and equip you with industry relevant knowledge.
You will graduate with a formal standalone qualification on successful completion of the specified 8 units plus gain credit for first year entry to to a range of exercise science degrees and potentially other discipline bachelor degrees, allowing you to transition straight into second year with credit.
We are here to support you from start to finish. We ensure smaller class sizes, offer tailored support as you transition to university study, and provide a range of student services to help you succeed. This approach is aimed at allowing a wider range of students to have a positive and successful transition to university study as well as facilitating our students to create a more immediate and broad impact in the fields of exercise and sport.
For all general enquiries, or questions regarding your course enrolment, fees, timetabling, results or graduation please contact AskACU.