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Entry pathways

If you intend to apply to one of our undergraduate courses as a non school leaver there are several pathways you can use to gain admission:

Explore your options

If you are not eligible for direct entry to one or our undergraduate courses, you may be eligible for entry via one or our University preparation / University orientation courses:

Professional experience counts

You don't necessarily need a degree to apply for a postgraduate course, at ECU your real-life, industry experience can count!

If you have a minimum of five years relevant professional experience, then you may be eligible for entry into one of our Graduate Certificate programs. More information.

We recognise your previous learning and experience

If you are applying for an undergraduate course and have completed previous Tertiary study; or you've completed a Diploma or above at a Registered Training Organisation; or you have significant equivalent professional experience or professional qualifications; you may be eligible for advanced standing within your course.


Important dates

2014

  • mid-March: Applications to courses commencing Semester 2 2014 are now open, check our mid-year entry page for more information
  • 30 May: Closing date for applications for Semester 2 2014 (international students)
  • 24 June: ECU South West (Bunbury) Open Day
  • 1 July: Closing date for applications to study the University Preparation Course (Education Assistant) and University Preparation Course (Education Assistant: Special Needs) on-campus for Semester 2 2014 (courses commence 5 July 2014)
  • 11 July: Closing date for applications to Masters By Research courses and the Doctor of Information Technology course for Semester 2 2014
  • 14 - 25 July: Orientation
  • 20 July: ECU Joondalup Open Day
  • 21 July: Closing date for supporting documentation for portfolio applications for Semester 2 2014
  • 25 July:
    • Closing date for applications to the Bachelor of Arts Honours for Semester 2 2014
    • Closing date for applications to the Bachelor of Creative Industries Honours for Semester 2 2014
  • 28 July: Semester 2 start
  • 6 August: ECU's Online Admission System closes for applications to courses commencing Semester 2 2014
  • (Date TBA) August: ECU's Online Admission System will open for applications to courses commencing Semester 1 2015
  • 10 August: ECU Mount Lawley & WAAPA Open Day
  • 11 August: Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) opens for applications to courses commencing Semester 1 2015
  • 30 September: Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) closes for "on time" applications
  • 29 November: Closing date for applications for Semester 1 2014. Note: early closing dates for specific courses will be published in September 2014 (international students)
  • 29 December: WACE (ATAR) results released on Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC)

2015

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