Key information

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Study mode

On campus
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Campus locations

Wagga Wagga
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Duration

3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
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Admission information

6500

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CSU has a variety of pathways and admissions requirements for study. Details of the types of 'bonus points' and other ATAR-related adjustments commonly available to applicants are set out in the CSU institutional admissions information and CSU's general admissions policy.

You can also view details about the applicants who commenced this course last year in the ATAR profile and See the student profile.

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Session availability

Session 1 201830
Session 1 201830

Please note: all sessions may not be available at all locations or through all study modes. Please check the Course offerings section for more information.

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International students

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On campus

Campus locations

Wagga Wagga
  • This course is not available to international students.

Course highlights

Hands-on learning

One of a select few degrees in Australia with a focus specifically on professional and broadcast television production, our course features intensive hands-on experience. You'll gain experience in CSU's Media Centre, where you'll learn and create using industry-standard technologies in a full-scale professional television studio space.

Industry-standard facilities

You will have unrivalled access to a range of industry standard equipment including a multi-million dollar multi-camera studio, a six-camera HD live outside broadcast truck and an extensive range of post-production suites and field equipment. You'll also have access to the latest publishing and editing software for print media, television broadcast and online.

Strong industry connections

Gain a competitive advantage in industry from our extensive industry links, including relationships with major free-to-air and subscription television networks and production companies, offering unique opportunities for internships and work placements. Study under dedicated professionals with extensive industry experience, including visiting artists of national and international repute.

Quality learning material

The course is one of the few in Australia with a focus specifically on professional and broadcast television production. Not only does the course address all facets of production and operations in contemporary television and related industries, it also emphasises storytelling and promotes the development of a heightened aesthetic and cultural awareness.

Experience our campus

If you would like to see more of the great facilities and meet some of the academic staff in Communication and Creative Industries at CSU, you can book a course consultation. You can also book a tour of the campus you will be studying at.

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CSU's Bachelor of Stage and Screen (Television) is well supported with a professional internship placement program during your third year of study, providing further opportunities for practical training, network building and showcasing of skills.

Residential schools are a great way to practise what you are learning in a hands-on environment, and to meet your lecturers and classmates.

Some online courses include a residential school, where you will attend a CSU campus during certain sessions throughout your course.

The following subjects may have a residential school component:

From the early stages of your degree, you can apply for a range of international programs through CSU Global. You could take a session or two on exchange at one of CSU’s partner institutions across the world, go on a study tour during the holidays, or complete some of your practical placements in an unique location.

Are you after a unique CSU study experience? By participating in a CSU Global international study program you can gain a new perspective on where your degree can take you, and even complete your degree that little bit faster. CSU Global has many options available to fit with your course, interests and study needs.

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Career opportunities

CSU's Bachelor of Stage and Screen (Television) prepares you for a dynamic career in broadcast television and related industries.

Tell stories

Become a key player in the world of television as a scriptwriter, production manager, director or producer.

Get technical

Put your technical skills to work in sound production, post-production editing, studio production and other technical operations roles.

Take advantage of CSU's strong industry links

CSU is regarded as being a key provider of skilled staff to Australian networks and production houses, and skilled graduates are highly sought after by industry.

CSU's Bachelor of Stage and Screen (Television) prepares you for a dynamic career in broadcast television and related industries.

Tell stories

Become a key player in the world of television as a scriptwriter, production manager, director or producer.

Get technical

Put your technical skills to work in sound production, post-production editing, studio production and other technical operations roles.

Take advantage of CSU's strong industry links

CSU is regarded as being a key provider of skilled staff to Australian networks and production houses, and skilled graduates are highly sought after by industry.

Credit and pathways

Getting into uni isn’t just about your ATAR; we understand that if you’re given the chance to study something you’re passionate about, you can really shine. We offer a range of pathway options, including Early Entry – Schools Recommendation Scheme, Regional Bonus Points, and Indigenous Access Program (IAP) to help you get on track to your dream career.

Credit for prior learning and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants.

More about Credit

We understand that if you’re given the chance to study something you’re passionate about, you can really shine. We offer a range of pathway options, including Early Entry – Schools Recommendation Scheme, Regional Bonus Points, and Indigenous Access Program (IAP) to help you get on track to your dream career.

Credit for prior learning and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants.

More about Credit

If you’ve studied before, you may be able to fast-track your postgraduate degree with Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL). If you’ve completed relevant tertiary study, you could be awarded credit for your postgraduate degree. Get in touch to see if you’re eligible for credit based on your previous qualifications or industry experience.

No special arrangements apply. Existing credit packages within the degrees replaced by this course will be renegotiated upon approval of the course documentation and structure.

Check your eligibility for credit

Course offerings

The Bachelor of Stage and Screen (Television) is only available to study on campus.

The Bachelor of Stage and Screen (Television) is only available to study online.

You can study the Bachelor of Stage and Screen (Television) online or on campus.

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Enrol TypeModeCampusFee typeSession1Session2Session3Admission Code
DirectOn campusWagga WaggaFPOSYNNIABQ
UACOn campusWagga WaggaCGSYNN211794
DirectOn campusWagga WaggaCGSYNNKAB

LEGEND
CGS: Commonwealth Government supported places
FPPG: Fee-paying postgraduate places
FPOS: Fee-paying overseas student places
Admission Code: For your reference if required during your application process
NO TAC: An admission code is not required for applications to CSU Study Centres
TEMP: An admission code has not yet been assigned for this course

Check your session and application dates open_in_new

Campus locations listed for online students are purely for administrative purposes and have no relevance to the student experience.

Enrol TypeModeCampusFee typeSession1Session2Session3Admission Code
DirectOn campusWagga WaggaFPOSYNNIABQ
UACOn campusWagga WaggaCGSYNN211794
DirectOn campusWagga WaggaCGSYNNKAB

LEGEND
CGS: Commonwealth Government supported places
FPPG: Fee-paying postgraduate places
FPOS: Fee-paying overseas student places
Admission Code: For your reference if required during your application process
NO TAC: An admission code is not required for applications to CSU Study Centres
TEMP: An admission code has not yet been assigned for this course

Luke Sheldon – Bachelor of Stage and Screen (Television)

"I was fortunate to get a job straight out of uni. I got a call from Fox Sports a couple of weeks before the end of uni offering me a technical directors position where I currently work – all thanks to CSU."

Luke Sheldon – Bachelor of Stage and Screen (Television)

Subjects

For each 8 point subject you are enrolled in, you should expect to spend 10 to 12 hours per week working on assignments and assigned readings, tutorial assistance, individual or group research/study, forum activity, workplace learning, and attending lectures, residential schools, or examinations.

If you are studying four subjects per session, this is equivalent to a full-time job. The workload for some subjects may vary as a result of approved course design.

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Please note: this course offers a number of specialisations detailed in the course structure below. You will only need to complete the subjects relevant to your chosen specialisation in addition to core foundation subjects.

The below information is for new students. Current students should select their subjects by checking the Handbook for the year of their enrolment

ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN STAGE AND SCREEN
Exit point only

Students must satisfactorily complete 128 points to graduate with an Associate Degree. Of these, 32 points are allocated to core studies, 72 points are allocated a discipline specialisation (see Bachelor specialisation subjects listed below - note that under CSU policy students cannot be awarded an Associate Degree with a specialisation noted), and 24 points are allocated to an elective study strand of the student's choice from offerings within the School of Communication & Creative Industries (or from other schools, with the approval of the Course Director).

Core subjects:
CCI100 Introduction to Media Production
COM111 Professional Writing
IKC101 Indigenous Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
ETH205 Ethics and Law for Creative Industries


BACHELOR OF STAGE AND SCREEN (SPECIALISATION)

Students must satisfactorily complete 192 points to graduate. Of these, 56 points are allocated to core studies and capstone collaborative projects, 104 points are allocated to a discipline specialisation, and 32 points are allocated to an elective study strand of the student's choice from offerings within the School of Communication & Creative Industries (or from other schools with the approval of the Course Director).

All subjects have a value of 8 points unless otherwise stated.

Core subjects:
CCI100 Introduction to Media Production
COM111 Professional Writing
IKC101 Indigenous Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
ETH205 Ethics and Law for Creative Industries
CCI300 Professional Practice in Communication and Creative Industries (24 points)

Specialisation subjects:

Acting specialisation

ACT120 Fundamentals of Acting
ACT101 Fundamentals of Voice and Movement
ACT121 Techniques of Acting
VPA111 Live Studio Collaboration
ACT201 The Actor and the Process
VPA200 Creative External Production
ACT202 The Actor and Performance
VPA209 Studio and Location Practice
COM220 Script Analysis and Interpretation
VPA303 Stage and Screen Project 1 (16 points)
COM323 Culture, Creativity and Storytelling
VPA 302 Industry and Internship Experience

Design specialisation
DES107 Design Implementation
DES109 Introduction to Stage & Screen Design
DES108 Design Communication
VPA111 Live Studio Collaboration
DES213 Design and Production 1
VPA200 Creative External Production
DES214 Design and Production 2
VPA209 Studio and Location Practice
COM220 Script Analysis and Interpretation
VPA303 Stage and Screen Project 1 (16 points)
COM323 Culture, Creativity and Storytelling
VPA302 Industry and Internship Experience

Multiplatform Producing and Storytelling specialisation
MPI111 Multiplatform Concepts and Storytelling
MPI112 Business of Multiplatform
MPI113 Multiplatform Construction
VPA106 Introduction to Sound Platform
MPI221 World Design and Creation
TVP106 Television Production
COM220 Script Analysis and Interpretation
MPI303 Multimedia Production Project
GRP209 Design for Communication OR PHT116 Introduction to Digital Photography
VPA303 Stage and Screen Project (16 points)
COM323 Culture, Creativity and Storytelling
VPA302 Industry and Internship Experience

Sound specialisation
VPA101 Fundamentals of Design
VPA104 Introduction to Digital Imaging
VIS101 Visual Communication
VPA106 Introduction to Sound Production
VPA111 Live Studio Collaboration OR VFX105 3D Modelling and Rendering OR COM112 Digital Media
OR GRP225 Experimental Design
VPA216 Interactive Sound and Space
TVP203 Television Post Production
VPA213 Music Technology
VPA215 Broadcast Sound
VPA315 Portfolio (16 points)
ART304 Aspects of Design
ART222 Art, Technology and Culture

Television specialisation
TVP105 Television Technology
TVP106 Television Production 2
VPA106 Introduction to Sound Production
VPA111 Live Studio Collaboration
TVP203 Television Post Production
VPA200 Creative External Production
COM220 Script Analysis and Interpretation
TVP204 Outside Broadcast Production
VPA209 Studio and Location Practice
VPA303 Stage and Screen Project (16 points)
COM323 Culture, Creativity and Storytelling
VPA302 Industry and Internship Experience

Elective Subjects (32 points)
Students undertake four electives (32 points) chosen from elective offerings within the School of Communication & Creative Industries, or from other schools through consultation and with the approval of the Course Director (e.g. script writing offerings from the School of Humanities & Social Sciences).

Acting specialisation – full-time:

Year 1 - Session 1
ACT120 Fundamentals of Acting
ACT101 Fundamentals of Voice and Movement
COM111 Professional Writing
CCI100 Introduction to Media Production

Year 1 - Session 2
ACT121 Techniques of Acting
VPA111 Live Studio Collaboration
IKC101 Indigenous Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
[ ] Elective

Year 2 - Session 1
ACT201 The Actor and Process
VPA200 Creative External Production
COM220 Script Analysis and Interpretation
[ ] Elective

Year 2 - Session 2
ACT202 The Actor & Performance
VPA209 Studio & Location Practice
ETH205 Ethics & Law for Creative Industries
[ ] Elective

Students may exit at this point with an Associate Degree in Stage and Screen.

Year 3 - Session 1
VPA303 Stage & Screen Project (16 points)
COM323 Culture, Creativity & Storytelling
[ ] Elective

Year 3 - Session 2
CCI300 Professional Practice in Communication and Creative Industries (24 points)
VPA302 Industry & Internship Experience


Design specialisation – full-time:

Year 1 - Session 1
DES107 Design Implementation
DES109 Introduction to Stage & Screen Design
COM111 Professional Writing
CCI100 Introduction to Media Production

Year 1 - Session 2
DES108 Design Communication
VPA111 Live Studio Collaboration
IKC101 Indigenous Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
[ ] Elective

Year 2 - Session 1
DES213 Design & Production 1
VPA200 Creative External Production
COM220 Script Analysis and Interpretation
[ ] Elective

Year 2 - Session 2
DES214 Design and Production 2
VPA209 Studio & Location Practice
ETH205 Ethics & Law for Creative Industries
[ ] Elective

Students may exit at this point with an Associate Degree Stage and Screen.

Year 3 - Session 1
VPA303 Stage & Screen Project (16 points)
COM323 Culture, Creativity & Storytelling
[ ] Elective

Year 3 - Session 2
CCI300 Professional Practice in Communication and Creative Industries (24 points)
VPA302 Industry & Internship Experience  

Multiplatform Producing and Storytelling specialisation – full-time:

Year 1 - Session 1
MPI111 Multiplatform Concepts and Storytelling
MPI112 Business of Multiplatform
COM111 Professional Writing
CCI100 Introduction to Media Production

Year 1 - Session 2
MPI113 Multiplatform Construction
VPA106 Introduction to Sound Production
IKC101 Indigenous Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
[ ] Elective

Year 2 - Session 1
MPI221 World Design and Creation
TVP106 Television Production
COM220 Script Analysis and Interpretation
[ ] Elective

Year 2 - Session 2
MPI303 Multimedia Production Project
GRP209 Design for Communication OR PHT116 Introduction to Digital Photography
ETH205 Ethics and Law for Creative Industries
[ ] Elective

Year 3 - Session 1
VPA303 Stage and Screen Project (16 points)
COM323 Culture, Creativity and Storytelling
[ ] Elective

Year 3 - Session 2
CCI300 Professional Practice in Communication and Creative Industries (24 points)
VPA302 Industry and Internship Experience


Sound specialisation – full-time:

Year 1 - Session 1
CCI100 Introduction to Media Production
VPA101 Fundamentals of Design
VPA104 Introduction to Digital Imaging
VIS101 Visual Communication

Year 1 - Session 2
VPA106 Introduction to Sound Production
VPA111 Live Studio Collaboration OR VFX105 3D Modelling and Rendering OR COM112 Digital Media
OR GRP225 Experimental Design
COM111 Professional Writing
[ ] Elective

Year 2 - Session 1
VPA216 Interactive Sound and Space
TVP203 Television Post Production
IKC101 Indigenous Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
[ ] Elective

Year 2 - Session 2
VPA213 Music Technology
VPA215 Broadcast Sound
ETH205 Ethics and Law for Creative Industries
[ ] Elective

Year 3 - Session 1
VPA315 Portfolio (16 points)
ART304 Aspects of Design
[ ] Elective

Year 3 - Session 2
CCI300 Professional Practice in Communication and Creative Industries (24 points)
ART222 Art, Technology and Culture


Television specialisation – full-time:

Year 1 - Session 1
TVP105 Television Technology
TVP106 Television Production 2
COM111 Professional Writing
CCI100 Introduction to Media Production

Year 1 - Session 2
VPA106 Introduction to Sound Production
VPA111 Live Studio Collaboration
IKC101 Indigenous Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
[ ] Elective

Year 2 - Session 1
TVP203 Television Post Production
VPA200 Creative External Production
COM220 Script Analysis and Interpretation
[ ] Elective

Year 2 - Session 2
TVP204 Outside Broadcast Production
VPA209 Studio & Location Practice
ETH205 Ethics & Law for Creative Industries
Elective

Students may exit at this point with an Associate Degree Stage and Screen.

Year 3 - Session 1
VPA303 Stage & Screen Project (16 points)
COM323 Culture, Creativity & Storytelling
[ ] Elective

Year 3 - Session 2
CCI300 Professional Practice in Communication and Creative Industries (24 points)
VPA302 Industry & Internship Experience

Graduation requirements

As a CSU student, throughout your course you have a responsibility to continue to develop skills in English language, literacy and numeracy as appropriate to your discipline. This ongoing development will enable you to effectively participate in your course and graduate prepared to enter the workforce.

Students must complete 192 points at pass level or better.

Fees and costs

If you are an Australian or New Zealand permanent resident find out more about domestic fees. Eligible students can defer these fees through the HECS-HELP government student loan system.

If you are an international student, find out more about international fees.

Additional course-related expenses you may need to consider.

  • Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).
  • Textbooks (you may be able to purchase these second-hand).
  • Travel and accommodation expenses for any workplace learning, field trips or residential schools.
  • Uniforms (e.g. shirts, polo tops, scrubs or overalls).

Tax deductions: in some instances you may be able to claim a tax deduction for self-education expenses. Please seek independent qualified taxation advice to find out if you qualify.

If you are an Australian or New Zealand permanent resident, find out more about domestic fees.

Eligible students can defer these fees through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government student loan system.

Additional costs you may need to consider include the Student Services and Amenities Fee.

If you are not an Australian or New Zealand permanent resident, find out more about international fees.

Additional costs you may need to consider include the Student Services and Amenities Fee.

In some instances a tax deduction may be claimed for self-education expenses. Please seek independent qualified taxation advice.

Already studied with CSU? Our 10 per cent Alumni discount applies to this course.

Online students receive one free textbook per subject.

If you are an Australian or New Zealand permanent resident, find out more about domestic fees.

If you are not an Australian or New Zealand permanent resident, find out more about international fees. Additional costs you may need to consider include the Student Services and Amenities Fee.

Support

Finishing high school this year? Taking a few years off to find out what you really want to do in life? Need to attend classes from anywhere in the world?

When you study with CSU, we’ll be with you all the way, helping you develop your study and academic skills in person, online or over the phone. Whatever your situation, Student Central is your first point of call as a CSU student. Our friendly support team can answer all your questions, whether you are studying on campus or online.

When you study with CSU, we’ll be with you all the way, helping you develop your study and academic skills in person, online or over the phone. Whatever your situation, Student Central is your first point of call as a CSU student. Our friendly support team can answer all your questions, whether you are studying on campus or online.

When it comes to postgraduate study, we understand that having the right kind of support is key to your success. You’ll enjoy flexible learning that allows you to fit study into your life, at a time that suits you. Our team are only a phone call or email away and you can even use our online chat for any questions you may have. We can also help you connect with scholarships, grants, loans, and assistance that can make further study affordable. At CSU, we’re with you every step of the way.

As a HDR candidate, we recognise you’ll need specialised support to help you achieve your research goals. Our dedicated Research Office is your central point of contact for researchers and supervisors. CSU also has a number of Research Support Services designed to support researchers, supervisors and HDR candidates across their research endeavours and careers. Academic and personal support is available including Indigenous services, international support, counselling, disability services, equity and diversity, health information, spiritual support, mentoring, child care support, professional development and more.

Prospective Higher Degree by Research candidates may apply for a scholarship to cover their tuition fees, living costs and research costs. Please visit the CSU Higher Degree by Research Scholarships for more information. The main round of Australian Government funded Research Training Program scholarships is open for applications in September and October each year.

We have a wide range of scholarships available to help you with the costs of studying at CSU. There are scholarships based on academic performance or your personal circumstances. Other scholarships and grants cover specific costs like accommodation and textbooks, and some offer funds that you can use in any way to enhance your university experience. Find a scholarship to suit your needs and apply now.

A series of scholarships are available for students, including some that are specific to this course.

More information about undergraduate scholarships

Indigenous students can access the Indigenous Academic Success Program (IASP). This free program is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled at CSU. It gives you one-on-one access to tutors to help you with your assessments and prepare you for exams.

International students

Gain an internationally recognised qualification with CSU at one of our vibrant regional campuses, or study online from the comfort of your own home - anywhere in the world!

You can also study accounting, business and information technology courses at a CSU Study Centre in Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney.

Browse through the tabs below for more information or visit our International website to discover more about an Australian university experience like no other.

Please note: if you choose to study online with CSU, the course study mode will not meet necessary requirements for granting Australian student visas.

There are minimum Academic and English Language requirements for admission to CSU courses. These requirements ensure that our students have the best chance for success. Minimum requirements can vary from country to country, so please take some time to review our entry requirements  before starting your application. If you cannot find the requirements for your country please contact us.

At CSU, we understand that you are making a financial investment in your future and we want to make sure that you receive the best value for money for your education. That’s why our students enjoy more affordable course tuition fees than other Australian universities, while still receiving a high standard of education.

Tuition fees are set for the duration of your course and don’t go up each year.

CSU Alumni receive a discount on fee-paying postgraduate courses – so if you study your bachelor’s degree with us, and decide to continue your studies at CSU, you could save 10 per cent off your postgraduate tuition.

Please note: whether you study on campus or online, textbooks and other items that you may be required to purchase during your study are not included in the tuition fees.

More information on tuition and other fees.

More information on fees for on-campus study in Australia.

Aside from course tuition fees, all students who choose to study on campus incur other fees such as accommodation, Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and other living expenses.

If you choose to study online, some subjects may require you to attend compulsory residential schools in Australia. Residential schools are held on campus in Australia for up to five days during certain sessions.

Please check the residential schools tab in the Course highlights section above (or your offer of admission if your application is successful) for more information on which subjects may have a residential school component.

Online courses for international students do not meet the requirement for an Australian Student Visa, therefore you will need to check that you can obtain an appropriate visa for any residential school session. For more information about visas, visit the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection. More information about residential schools can be found on our Future Students Hub.

CSU campuses offer a uniquely Australian living experience. Most of our campuses have accommodation on-site with many of the buildings nestled among gum trees with native wildlife like kangaroos and kookaburras sharing the space. Off-campus accommodation options can also be arranged.

Few universities in Australia can match the range of accommodation available at CSU’s campuses. Campus life offers all the facilities of a small village with community spirit, helping you to meet lots of new friends while living in a safe and secure environment.

Find out more about CSU’s accommodation options.

Whether you choose to study online or on campus, our international support services can make all the difference. From managing visa requirements to study support, and career advice, we’ve got you covered and our friendly staff will help make your university experience one you will never forget.

At CSU, we work with trained international recruitment agents in more than 40 countries to help you find the course and study option that is right for you. Our agents can assist you to apply for study either on campus in Australia or online. Depending on your country of citizenship you may be required to apply to CSU via an agent. Visit our International agents page for more information.

How to apply

Applying to CSU is easy. Choose how you want to apply below, or get in touch with CSU and we can help you with your application.

Universities Admissions Centre
(UAC)

Are you a school leaver wanting to study on campus?

Important dates

30 Sep 2017
UAC on time applications close

Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre
(VTAC)

Want to study at Albury-Wodonga Campus and don’t live in NSW or ACT?

Important dates

16 Jan 2018
VTAC first round offers released

Charles Sturt University
(CSU)

Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Important dates

30 Oct 2017
2018 Session 1 Application closing date

30 Oct 2017
2017 Session 3 Extended Application date

23 Feb 2018
2018 Session 2 Applications open

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Apply direct to CSU

Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Important dates

30 Oct 2017
2018 Session 1 Application closing date

30 Oct 2017
2017 Session 3 Extended Application date

23 Feb 2018
2018 Session 2 Applications open

Check the full list of application dates open_in_new

Apply anytime

Applications for our research degrees can be lodged at any time. Before applying, you should make contact with the appropriate Sub-Dean of Graduate Studies.

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