3. Pathways

Not everyone takes the same path to postgraduate study. If you don't meet a program's entry requirements, there are some options to help you on your way.

We're here to help you find the best pathway to suit your requirements.

Master's by coursework

If you don’t meet the entry requirements for admission to your preferred master's program, we will consider you, where possible, for an 'articulation offer'.

Many of our coursework programs are offered in "suites", which begin at graduate certificate level and progress to master's level (or beyond).

You could start with a graduate certificate (or a graduate diploma, if appropriate) and progress to a coursework master's degree.

Program suites provide flexible entry and exit points, and allow you to start with the fundamentals and build on each qualification as you go.

Your study pathway will depend on your program and faculty. Please see the academic program you are interested in studying for specific pathway alternatives, or contact us for more information.

English language proficiency pathways

To succeed at UQ, you will need excellent English language skills. If you meet all the academic entry requirements for your preferred program, but need further English language training to satisfy our English language proficiency requirements, you can follow one of our English language pathways through the Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education (ICTE-UQ).

Learn more about English language pathways

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Dictionary of UQ Terminology

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When you apply to university, you might encounter new or unfamiliar terminology. Here's what some of these words mean.

Admission terms and definitions

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