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Portfolio applicants

Our Portfolio entry pathway assesses your ability to succeed in higher education based on a portfolio of evidence.

What do you need to supply?

You need to include an introductory letter, a resume, two written references and copies of any certificates, awards or academic records. An interview may also be required as part of the assessment.

  • Introductory letter
    Should be an explanation of why you want to attend university; the reasons and motivation behind the course you have chosen and your future career goals.
    Your letter should reflect your commitment, preparation to study and motivation to be successful.
  • Resume
    Should outline all your work experience to date. It should include details of paid work and any voluntary positions you have filled.
  • Academic records
    Should outline all your education to date, including: secondary schooling, leadership programs, sports coaching, umpiring accreditation, TAFE/Registered Training Organisation (RTO) qualifications, Industry training/accreditation, workplace training
  • Referees
    Should include a minimum of two written references, with at least one of these referees a professional / work / school reference

Courses not accepting applications through this pathway:

  • Bachelor of Aviation
  • Bachelor of Creative Industries - Screen Studies major
  • Bachelor of Engineering Courses
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) Honours
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Honours
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil & Environmental)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Environmental) Honours
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems) / Bachelor of Computer Science
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems) Honours / Bachelor of Computer Science
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Communications)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Communications) Honours
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Power)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Power) Honours
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Instrumentation Control and Automation)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Instrumentation, Control and Automation) Honours
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Marine and Offshore Systems) Honours
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) / Bachelor of Technology (Motorsports)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) Honours / Bachelor of Technology (Motorsports)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) Honours
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) Honours
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architecture)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architecture) Honours
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Ocean Engineering)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Ocean Engineering) Honours
    • Bachelor of Engineering Science
    • Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Business
    • Bachelor of Engineering Honours / Bachelor of Business
    • Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Laws
  • All Bachelor of Laws single and double degrees:
    • Bachelor of Laws
    • Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
    • Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Arts - double degree
    • Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Business - double degree
    • Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Criminology and Justice - double degree
    • Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Psychological Science - double degree
  • Bachelor of Science (Aviation)
  • Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science & Rehabilitation)
  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing) / Bachelor of Science (Midwifery) - double degree
  • Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy)
  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology
  • Bachelor of Technology (Aeronautical)

Applying

If you are an ATAR student, you need to submit your application via TISC. Otherwise you need to submit your application and documentation directly to us, using our online admission system.


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 2015. 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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