Pathways

South West TAFE

Whether you are just starting out at South West TAFE or have completed your Diploma / Advanced Diploma, Deakin will provide you with the tools and advice to help you transfer to Deakin when you are ready.

South West TAFE provides pathway students with the opportunity to enter university with credit for prior learning of up to one and a half years towards a Bachelor's degree.

The Deakin–South West TAFE Pathways Program provides guaranteed entry pathways from TAFE to university in a growing range of disciplines, subject to meeting reasonable entry standards.  This enables students to progress seamlessly from South West TAFE diplomas to Deakin degrees.

Guaranteed Pathways – Deakin–South West TAFE Pathways Program

If you have completed any of the following South West TAFE courses, you are eligible for guaranteed entry pathway in to Deakin. Complete the expression of interest form to receive a conditional offer.

TAFE Expressions of Interest

South West Course Deakin Course Maximum Credit points recognisedCampus of offerWhat you need for entry
Diploma Community Services Work CHC50612Bachelor of Social Work H33013Waterfront Cloud/OnlineGraded Diploma of Community Services Work (or equivalent), OR Non-graded diploma holders are required to provide evidence of literacy & numeracy.
Diploma of Accounting FNS50210Bachelor of Commerce M3008BurwoodCompletion of the diploma + 60% average mark
Diploma of Accounting FNS50210Bachelor of Commerce M3008Waterfront, Warrnambool, Cloud/OnlineCompletion of the diploma + 50% average mark
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care  CHC50113Bachelor of Early Childhood Education E3308Burwood Waurn Ponds Warrnambool Cloud/OnlineSuccessful completion of graded Diploma of Children's Services (ECE & Care) (or equivalent).  OR  Non-graded diploma holders are required to provide evidence of literacy & numeracy.  + 60% average mark
Diploma of Children's Services (Early Childhood Education and Care) CHC50908Bachelor of Early Childhood Education E3308Burwood Waurn Ponds Warrnambool Cloud/OnlineSuccessful completion of graded Diploma of Children's Services (ECE & Care) (or equivalent).  OR  Non-graded diploma holders are required to provide evidence of literacy & numeracy.  + 60% average mark
Diploma of Graphic Design CUV50111Bachelor of Arts A3008Burwood Waurn Ponds Warrnambool Cloud/OnlineCompletion of the diploma + 50% average mark
Diploma of Nursing  HLT51612Bachelor of Nursing H3268WarrnamboolSuccessful completion of the Diploma of Nursing.  AND  Registered or eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.  [Subject to availability of places]

Deakin also offers a wide range of credit for prior learning to South West TAFE graduates and many students complete the first part of the program at South West TAFE, then transfer to Deakin University to complete their degree.

For further information, please contact pathways@deakin.edu.au or call 1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733)

To find out what credit you may be eligible for, search our Credit for Prior Learning Database below and learn what credit you can receive from your qualifications at South West TAFE.

Deakin welcomes applications for credit from all TAFE courses. Even if your course isn't listed, you can still apply to Deakin and be offered credit for your studies. You can also apply for CPL if you have significant work experience in your chosen area of study.

 

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