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UC offers a wide variety of courses, from pathway programs that help you gain entry to university, all the way to the highest-level research degrees.

Detailed information on all courses offered at UC can be found on each course’s page. This will guide you on the admission requirements, English language proficiency requirements and any additional information to help you with your decision.

Check the Admission section on your course search for admission requirements for your chosen course.

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Have your supporting documents ready

When applying to study at UC, international applicants should include the following supporting documents along with their application:

  • certified copies of all relevant academic transcripts and award certificates from all your complete or incomplete study
  • evidence of your English proficiency level (if applicable)
  • evidence of your work experience in the form of a current resume and statements of employment which should be an official document from your employer outlining your job title, responsibilities and duration of employment (if applicable)
  • subject or unit outlines from your previous study (if you are seeking credit or advanced standing into your UC course)

If your documents are under a previous name, we will require official evidence of your change of name.

If your documents are not in English, we will require certified translations in addition to copies of your original documents.

English language requirements

All applicants wishing to study at UC must meet the English proficiency requirements for entry to their chosen course. For detailed information, check the requirements listed on each course’s page.

If you need extra help with your English proficiency, the UCC English Language Centre (UCCELC) offers English preparation courses.

Check our admission dates

Semester 1 2021

On time applications One month prior to the first day of Orientation Week
On time change of course applications close One month prior to the first day of Orientation Week
Orientation Week 1 February 2021
Classes commence 8 February 2021

Semester 2 2021

On time applications 1 June of that current year
On time change of course applications close 1 June of that current year
Orientation Week 27 July 2021
Classes commence 3  August 2021

*While late applications will be considered, we recommend that you submit your application with all the required documents by the on time application date. This should ensure that there is sufficient time to assess your application allowing you to start on your preferred start date.

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