Current Students Enrolment Change course (Variation to Study)

Change course (Variation to Study)

If you are currently admitted to a course and have completed subjects under your course, you may be eligible to apply for a course transfer.

Who cannot apply to course transfer?

If you wish to transfer to one of the following courses you must apply through Division of Tropical Health and Medicine Change Course form.

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Physician Assistant)
  • Bachelor of Nursing and Midwifery, or
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science

If you wish to transfer to a course no listed above and:

  • are a new domestic student and have not yet studied any subjects, please use the change of preference form.
  • are looking to study a subsequent or concurrent degree complete an Application to study at JCU form
  • are seeking to study Honours, speak to your course coordinator.

If you are a JCU Brisbane or JCU Singapore student, please contact you respective enrolment team.

For any other student please follow the steps below.

Steps to apply

Step 1 – Choose your course

Go to the JCU Course and Subject Handbook to browse courses.

Step 2 – Meet application eligibility criteria and course requirements

  • Have no outstanding Sanctions in place that prevent enrolments of subjects;
  • International sponsored students must have permission from their sponsor to transfer courses;
  • Have met the Course and Subject Handbook Requirements for the new course

Step 3 – Complete forms

Complete the Variation to Study application.

If you have completed study at another tertiary institution and are seeking credit towards your new course please complete an Application for Credit.

Closing dates

Closing dates for applications are listed under Important Dates.

When will you hear back

We will endeavour to email your JCU student account with an outcome within 20 University working days of receipt of a complete application. Some application outcomes may take longer.

If you are unsuccessful, you will remain admitted to your current course.

If you are successful, once you are admitted into the course you are transferring to you will be automatically withdrawn from your current course. We recommend you read the Course Transfer Procedure which includes further information around the assessment of an application.

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