Student Portal Translate

English Further Study Pathways

Students who graduate from Australian Pacific College will be accepted by the institutions below without having to provide results of English examinations such as IELTS or TOEFL. This is conditional upon students meeting the academic requirements of these institutions and is subject to vacancies and the availability of programs at these institutions.

APC Pathway Institutions

APC has established direct entry arrangements with a number of Australian universities and higher education providers including Central Queensland University (CQUniversity), Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHS), UNSW Foundation Year, Macquarie University and University of Western Sydney (UWS) as well as with vocational providers. These arrangements enable students who have successfully completed the EAP course and met the English language and academic requirements to enter university, higher education and vocational courses without completing an IELTS examination. Students who are interested in continuing studies in Australia at university and/or college are encouraged to seek advice from the Academic Manager as early as possible. The information contained below is current at the time of publication (28/10/2015) and is subject to change by the pathway institution. Please ask our staff about up-to-date information.

Student visa holders can choose from over 250 courses from Certificate to Advanced Diploma level, as well as undergraduate and post-graduate degrees. 


  • Pathway Institutions
    • Please see HSP direct entry & pathway list. Click here
    • Successful completion of: EAP B
    • Extended essay, presentation and other task grades: B- or higher

    Australian Pacific Travel & Tourism (APTT) is the travel training specialist that can get you into the front line of the travel and tourism industry. They provide quality training with the emphasis on practical work skills thereby producing graduates of an exceptionally high calibre.

    Pathway Course Successful completion of
    All programs English for Academic Purposes

    • Please see HSP direct entry & pathway list. Click here
    • Successful completion of: EAP A
    • Extended essay, presentation and other task grades: B or higher

    Established in 1991, the Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHMS) has enjoyed remarkable growth. With a placement success matching its growth rate, the School continues its proud tradition of integrity, quality and educational excellence. Today, over 3000 students have studied at the school.
    Of those who have completed their studies, most are presently working in the hospitality industry around the world.

    Pathway Course Successful completion of
    All programs English for Academic Purposes

    Evolution Hospitality Institute is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO# 91256) in the hospitality arena. Our registration reaches out to both the domestic and international student market as the institute gained its CRICOS (CRICOS # 02869G) accreditation in 2007. The Institute specialises in the training of all hospitality sectors including Cooks and Pastry Cooks, food and beverage, accommodation and more. Evolution Hospitality has won the 2014 NSW Small training provider of the year award.  It has been a long road but with the dedication and passion of our staff, the students  support networks and Industry partners we have been able to achieve this. 

    Pathway Course Successful completion of
    EAP English for Academic Purposes

    Kaplan Business School

    Kaplan - Logo.gif

    CRICOS Provider No: 02426B
    http://www.kbs.edu.au

    Successful completion of: EAP A
    Extended essay, presentation and other task grades: B- or higher for Diploma program. B or higher for Graduate Certificate or higher qualification programs

    Pathway Course Successful completion of
    All programs English for Academic Purposes

    Macquarie University

    Macquarie.jpg

    CRICOS Provider No: 00002J
    http://www.mq.edu.au

    Successful completion of: EAP A
    Extended essay, presentation and other task grades: B +

    Successful completion of: EAP A
    Extended essay, presentation and other task grades: A- (degrees with higher English requirements)

    Located in the north of Sydney, MU is ranked in the world’s top 100 universities.
    MU has 30,000 students, including 8,500 international students. MU provides information and support for international students wishing to study at Macquarie, as well as for Macquarie students wishing to study overseas on exchange.

    Pathway Course Successful completion of
    All programs English for Academic Purposes

    Southern Cross University

    scu.png

    CRICOS Provider No: 01241G
    http://scu.edu.au/

    Successful completion of:
    EAP C: B- or higher for Vocational programs
    EAP A: B+ or higher for Bachelor and Master degree programs

    (See Academic Manager)

    Southern Cross University (SCU) is a modern university with campuses at Lismore, Coffs Harbour and the Gold Coast. It also has branch campuses in Sydney and Melbourne. SCU is ranked in the top 500 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16 and also ranked number one in Australia for international student support by the International Student Barometer 2015. SCU excels in research fields such as Geochemistry, Oceanography, Environmental Science and Management, Zoology, Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences and Forestry Sciences, among others.

    Pathway Course Successful completion of
    All programs English for Academic Purposes

    Successful completion of: EAP B
    Extended essay, presentation and other task grades: B or higher

    Pathway Course Successful completion of
    All programs English for Academic Purposes

    Successful completion of: EAP A
    Extended essay, presentation and other task grades: B for Undergraduate. B+ for Postgraduate.

    The University of Canberra (UC) enables learners to study domestically in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast or internationally in Hong Kong, China, Bhutan and Singapore. UC courses not only focus on ensuring graduates are well-versed in the theoretical knowledge of their industry of choice, but also have a strong practical component so that learners are prepared for employment upon completion of their studies.

    Pathway Course Successful completion of
    All programs English for Academic Purposes

    Successful completion of: EAP A
    Extended essay, presentation and other task grades: B+ or higher 

    USQ is a dynamic, young University that offers award programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level by on-campus, off-campus or online study. It intends to remain flexible to meet the needs of learners throughout Australia and internationally.

    Pathway Course Successful completion of
    All programs English for Academic Purposes

    Successful completion of: EAP A
    Extended essay, presentation and other task grades: B+ or higher

    Located in the greater Sydney region, the University of Wollongong is a key technological centre, 90 minutes drive or train ride from the centre of the city of Sydney.
    Wollongong University College offers courses that provides pathways to degree courses at UOW.

    Pathway Course Successful completion of
    All programs English for Academic Purposes

    Successful completion of: EAP A
    Extended essay, presentation and other task grades: B+ or higher

    WSU is one of the largest universities in Australia with over 36,000 students. Spread across six campuses it provides a welcoming university environment.
    WSU has a reputation for innovation and relevance in teaching and research, offering Bachelor, Master and PhD programs in more than 100 course areas. WSU provides a challenging study environment which aims to equip today's students with solutions for tomorrow's workplace.

    Pathway Course Successful completion of
    All programs English for Academic Purposes

    Successful completion of: EAP C
    Extended essay, presentation and other task grades: B- or higher for vocational programs

    Successful completion of: EAP B
    Extended essay, presentation and other task grades: B or higher for degree programs

    Pathway Course Successful completion of
    All programs English for Academic Purposes