Completing your online application

Applying online allows you to save your progress, submit all documents in a quick and easy process and receive confirmation once your application has been successfully submitted.

Application deadlines:

  • 5 January for Teaching Period 1 (Semester 1)
  • 5 June for Teaching Period 2 (Semester 2)

To submit your application you will need all necessary documentation as stated on the website for your chosen course. This may include certified academic transcripts, proof of work experience, academic English results and additional application forms.

The following courses have earlier application deadlines:

  • Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Bachelor of Veterinary Science – closing date 31 August.
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy – closing date 30 September.

Applicants for above courses must also complete a separate application form. We have provided information on how to apply for these courses.

Refer to the Courses and Fees table (p.14) in the undergraduate or postgraduate study guide for information on minimum prerequisites.

Steps to follow

1. Find a course

Search for a course in courses and study. If you have already done this move on to the next step.

2. Lodge your application

To register as a first time user on JCU’s online application portal you need to be on the webpage of your chosen course (for example: the Bachelor of Marine Science webpage).

Select Apply International and read through the information before selecting the apply option. You may also choose to or lodge your application with one of JCU’s authorised international representatives/agents.

To upload documents after submitting your application, log back in to your online application or click the Upload Supporting Documentation button.

Note: your academic transcripts must be accompanied by the grading scale/key/legend used at the institution where you have undertaken your previous studies. If documentation is in a language other than English, an official certified translation must be included and translated by the issuing institution or by an official translating service.

We will assess your application based upon academic and English entry requirements for your preferred course.

3. Receive your offer

If your application is successful, we will generate an offer which you will receive by e-mail.

The offer letter includes:

  • name and duration of the course you have been accepted into
  • tuition fees, student services and amenities fee and Overseas Student Health Cover
  • any credit you have been awarded for previous study (if course syllabus of previous subjects was provided with your application).

4. Accept your offer

Once you have received your Offer, sign each page, complete the Acceptance and Payment form, ensuring you meet any conditions outlined in your Offer Schedule and return it to International Admissions, or your JCU representative, along with any payment as set out in your Offer letter.

5. Apply for your student visa

JCU will then issue you an electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE). This is the document you will need to obtain a student visa for Australia. Further details will be provided upon acceptance of your Offer. Use your eCOE to obtain a student visa from your nearest Embassy or Consulate in your home country.