4. How to apply

Applying for cross-institutional study at UQ is easy, but we recommend applying early. You can track the progress of your application online.

Apply online

Step 1 – Choose your course

Choose the course you want to study. Ensure you meet all entry requirements and that the application deadline has not passed.

Step 2 – Seek approval from your home institution

You must have approval from your home university before applying for cross-institutional study. Please speak to the relevant person at your current university and ensure you can get credit for your UQ studies.

Step 3 – Start your online application

Use UQ Online Applications to create an account. 

Complete all details on the application form and include all required documents and information requests. You can save an incomplete form and return later.

You will need to provide a complete academic transcript and/or testamurs with your application.

The transcript should detail all of the courses you studied and any degrees/diplomas that were awarded. 

Step 4 – Submit your application

If you are satisfied your application is complete, please submit it. 

After submission, you can access your application through My Applications.

If you are unable to access UQ Online Applications at all, you can download a hard-copy cross-institutional application form (PDF, 332KB).

Please submit completed forms to a Student Centre.

Closing dates

Applications for Semester 1 are due by 31 January.

For Semester 2, applications are due by 30 June and for Summer Semester (if relevant) applications are due by 31 October.

Late applications might be considered, but this can't be guaranteed. You must leave enough time for both your home university and UQ to organise the cross-institutional study. 

We recommend applying well before the closing date – cross-institutional study is a complex administrative arrangement. 

Step 5 – Manage your application

You can manage your application through My Applications

Log in to:

  • Upload documentation
  • Provide details of a referee
  • Withdraw your application
  • Accept, decline or defer an offer
  • Pay all or part of your fees
  • Ask a question using the messaging function.
Applications for some programs are assessed immediately. To change your preferences or update your details, please use the messaging function.

Next steps

You will be advised by the relevant faculty or school about the outcome of your application.

If you receive an offer to study with us, congratulations!

If you choose to accept, you will receive an enrolment pack with information about enrolment, fees, and studying at UQ.

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