USC makes admission offers for postgraduate programs to applicants who are judged to have a reasonable expectation of success in the program to which they are made an offer, in accordance with the Admissions, Enrolment and Graduation – Academic Policy.
International applicants must meet specific entry requirements and apply directly to USC International.
To be eligible for admission as a domestic student to a postgraduate program at the University of the Sunshine Coast, an applicant needs to:
- have completed a bachelor degree from an Australian higher education institution or recognised equivalent. In addition, programs may have additional requirements including:
- some prior study in a particular area
- a minimum GPA in undergraduate study
- particular work or professional experience
- professional standing / recognition in, or membership of, a professional body
With Graduate Certificate programs, alternative entry criteria may be specified such as:
- formal study undertaken for awards at the sub-degree level;
- programs provided by recognised professional bodies, employers and other authorities;
- relevant professional registration or vocational experience; and
- demonstrable expertise.
Refer to the program specific admission requirements in the 'Why study this program?' tab of your selected course.
- Have satisfied the English language proficiency requirements. If English is not your first language, you need to meet the minimum English language requirements for your chosen program.