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.

Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already studied at university at an appropriate level or have significant relevant work experience, you might be eligible to apply for credit / recognition of prior learningcredit / recognition of prior learning towards your ACU course.

Elective Units delivered in ACU Terms (Fully Online)

Several of the units shown on your above 2024 Elective Units list are delivered as ACU Online units. These units are offered fully online in one or several 'ACU Terms'. Please find the commencing and finishing dates as well as the Census Dates for the four ACU Terms in the table below.

Please note that students studying on a student visa must take no more than one third of their entire course online and must be enrolled in at least one face-to-face unit in each study period.

Should you have any questions about the selection of your elective units, please contact your Course Coordinator. 


Study Period

Commencing and Finishing Dates

Census Date

ACU Term 1

Mon 29 Jan 2024 to Sun 7 April 2024

Mon 12 Feb 2024

ACU Term 2

Mon 22 April 2024 to Sun 30 June 2024

Mon 6 May 2024

ACU Term 3

Mon 15 July 2024 to Sun 22 Sep 2024

Mon 29 July 2024

ACU Term 4

Mon 7 Oct 2024 to Sun 15 Dec 2024

Mon 21 Oct 2024

General Enrolment Information

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 (on campus, multi-mode, online scheduled or online unscheduled). 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 the Academic CalendarAcademic Calendar for key dates.

Professional Practice

Students participating in Professional Practice or Community Engagement activities might be asked to complete a range of background checks, certifications, immunisations and registrations as required by Federal and State/Territory laws prior to commencing their placement, practicum or field experience. Please refer to the Work Integrate LearningWork Integrate Learning webpage to see which requirements you need to fulfil for your study program in your State/Territory. Further information can also be obtained from your Course Coordinator.

General advice

For all general enquiries, or questions regarding your course enrolment, fees, timetabling, results or graduation please contact AskACU.

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