Future Students Change of Preference 2019

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Change of Preference 2019

No matter what your result is, it's all about choices

You may want to add a course to your preferences, or are wondering if your dream course is still within reach. You may want to change direction altogether.

Online live chat from Saturday 14 December

We're here to help you, right from the day your OP is released. JCU Advisors will be available online to guide you through your options and answer questions about courses. You can also find out more about entry pathways and chat about the student life.

Everyone is welcome to chat - whether you've just finished high school, are a parent of a student, want to return to study or are interested in pursuing postgraduate qualifications.

  • Explore all your course options
  • Get one-on-one advice
  • Learn how to change your QTAC application
  • Find out how to enrol and work out your timetable
  • Discuss anything about settling into uni life

If you're a parent and have questions about student support and your child's transition to university, we can help.

  • Saturday 14 December 2019
    9 am – 3 pm
  • Monday 16 December 2019
    9 am – 5 pm
  • Tuesday 17 December 2019
    9 am – 5 pm
  • Wednesday 18 December 2019
    10.30 am – 5 pm
  • Thursday 19 December 2019
    9 am – 5 pm
  • Friday 20 December 2019
    9 am – 5 pm

Get certainty on your future

JCU guarantees entry to a majority of courses for current year 12 applicants based on the final Overall Position (OP) result.

OP 1–5 recipients are guaranteed entry into most JCU course with all subject prerequisites waived.

Applicants awarded an OP 6–12 will be guaranteed entry into most JCU courses, though applicants must meet the course subject prerequisites. Talk to a JCU Advisor to find out more.

Programs excluded from the Guaranteed Admission Plan include:

  • Bachelor of Advanced Science
  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)
  • Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science
  • Bachelor of Nursing Science (Pre-Registration)
  • Bachelor of Nursing Science - Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Clinical Science
  • Bachelor of Psychological (Honours)

Many health science and science courses have prerequisites of Queensland Year 12 Chemistry and/or Maths. If you are missing prerequisites you may be able to complete a JCU preparatory or bridging subject to meet the requirements of your preferred degree. Find out more here and talk to a JCU Advisor about your options.

Discover more about your options. Visit the JCU courses and study page to find out more

Ready to chat now? JCU Advisors are available - click on the grey live chat button to start the conversation. You can also book a call.