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How to apply

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Applications for 2021 are open now.

Apply through QTAC

Most people apply online through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC). This includes current Year 12 students, and people who've been out of school for a while.

If you're a mature-age student, find out about entry requirements and what qualifications can give you a selection rank.

Apply for Honours or postgraduate study

If you already have a bachelor's degree and want to apply for Honours, or for a graduate certificate, graduate diploma or master's program, apply direct to USC.

Apply for a short course

If you're applying for a Commonwealth supported place in an undergraduate certificate or graduate certificate (as part of the Federal Government's Job-ready Graduates package) apply direct to USC through the ApplyUSC portal.

international applicants

Information for international applicants from countries other than Australia or New Zealand.


How to apply for a higher degree by research.

Admission requirements

To be eligible for entry into one of our degrees, you need to meet certain admission requirements. These depend on what program or degree you want to study and at what level.

Applying to a degree from TPP

Outlines the process for applying for an undergraduate program having completed the Tertiary Preparation Pathway program.

Applying for credit

You can receive credit for previous study, qualifications and experience – cutting the time and cost of your study.

Applying to change your degree

For students who wish to change their program of study after they have started studying at USC.

Student Profile

A snapshot of undergraduate students who recently commenced study at USC.