University entry pathways
Reach your career goalsAt Torrens University, it’s our belief that everyone deserves an education. Paired with an inclusive environment, our supportive approach to learning is tailored to suit any lifestyle or life stage. You’ll have the chance to forge a career you love, with everything you need to learn and thrive.
Pathways for high school graduatesWe believe individual strengths are a better indicator of future success than exam scores. That’s why we don’t consider ATAR our primary entry requirement. To study at Torrens University, we offer high school graduates the following entries and pathways:
Pathways for mature age studentsWe welcome individuals with life experience who want to pursue their passions. There are many pathways to entry for mature age students, no matter how long ago high school seems.
Additional informationWe give special consideration to applicants whose study, work or life experiences have been impacted by disability, illness or family disruption; Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants; domestic applicants with overseas qualifications; and applicants who have not studied secondary level English.
Applicants with higher education studyApplicants who have completed higher education may be considered for admission. This may include fully or partially completed qualifications, bridging or enabling programs and some subjects.
Applicants with recent secondary educationApplicants who have completed an Australian secondary school certificate or overseas Year 12 equivalent within the past two years may be considered for admission. Recent school leavers whose education and performance were interrupted or impacted (eg. disability, illness, family circumstances) will be given special consideration.
Applicants with vocational education and training VET studyApplicants who have completed vocational education study may be considered for admission. This may include fully or partially completed qualifications, units of competency, mix of formal and informal study and/or non-formal learning.
Applicants with work and life experienceApplicants who completed secondary education more than two years ago may be considered for admission if they have relevant work or life experience. This may include self-tuition, community and leisure activities, volunteering and industry experience.
Not sure what course is right for you?
Not sure what course is right for you?From study options to entry pathways, our Course and Careers Advisors can help find a course that fits you perfectly.
Why study with us?
Love the way you learn
Our fresh approach to teaching allows you to explore your passion.
Learn from industry-connected experts
Our academics are the best in the business. With their expertise and guidance, you can find a placement in the field you love.
A more collaborative experience
Our smaller class sizes provide a more immersive and effective learning environment. Collaborate with peers and spend more time with academics in your field.