Guaranteed Admissions Plan

If you receive an ATAR of 90 and above, you are guaranteed entry into most JCU courses with all subject prerequisites waived.

Applicants awarded an ATAR of 73 and above will be guaranteed entry into most JCU courses, but need to meet the course subject prerequisites.

The Guaranteed Admissions Plan is open to all domestic and international applicants completing Year 12 in Australia.


Frequently Asked Questions

Most of JCU’s courses are included which covers off on Study Areas like Arts, Business, Law, Engineering, Science, Information Technology, Pharmacy, Sport and Exercise Science.

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Arts – Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Arts – Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Arts – Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences

Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science

Bachelor of Business – Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Bachelor of Information Technology

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Environmental Practice

Bachelor of Geology

Bachelor of Information Technology

Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Marine Science

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

Bachelor of Planning

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science – Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)

Bachelor of Sport & Exercise Science

Bachelor of Technology and Innovation

Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events


There are some exclusions such as the following courses:

Bachelor of Advanced Science

Bachelor of Business - Bachelor of Psychological Science

Bachelor of Clinical Science

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Bachelor of Nursing Science (Pre-Registration)

Bachelor of Nursing Science - Bachelor of Midwifery

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Psychological Science

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science - Bachelor of Psychological Science

Bachelor of Veterinary Science


Your QTAC application with JCU as one of your six preferences and Year 12 results will determine your eligibility for this plan. This means you don’t need to submit a separate application.

Applications to study at JCU in 2021 will open through QTAC on 4 August.

First of all you need to create your Application Services account. Here is a helpful video on How to apply with QTAC.


You are only eligible for the Guaranteed Admissions Plan based on your Year 12 results before any adjustment factors, such as the Regional Preference Scheme are applied.


The Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) operates a centralised tertiary application service. QTAC assess applications using entry requirements that are provided by JCU and then make offers to successful applicants during offer rounds.