TAFE / VET pathways

Why take the next step?

If you want to take your education further and study a CSU degree, or you are thinking about a pathway via a TAFE / VET qualification there are many positive reasons for considering CSU.

Why 'TAFE / VET to CSU'?

Formal pathway programs

We work closely with a number of TAFE and VET partners and have developed a variety of credit packages and delivery options that you can choose from. Some of our partners even offer CSU degrees on our behalf.

CSU TAFE Partners

Guaranteed entry

If you have completed a TAFE / VET Diploma or Advanced Diploma, or Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC), you are eligible for guaranteed entry into most undergraduate courses.

More about Guaranteed entry

Recognition of prior learning

If you have completed TAFE / VET modules or study relevant to your chosen CSU degree, you could be eligible for credit or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). RPL may mean you don’t have to study one or more subjects to get your degree, saving you time and money!

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If you are applying for a CSU degree with a TAFE / VET Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification, we encourage you also to apply for our 'CSU TAFE to University and Pathway Scholarship'.

More about this scholarship

Study preparation support

Studying in a TAFE environment can be different to studying at a University. We offer quality support for TAFE / VET students in preparation for university study.

More about your study support


Hear from some of our students who have taken the step from TAFE to Uni and what they have to say about their experiences of studying with CSU.

Student stories