Pathways

Kangan Institute


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Whether you are just starting out at Kangan, 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.

Kangan Institute provide 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.

Many students complete the first part of the program at Kangan, then transfer to Deakin University to complete their degree. Students are required to meet minimum entry requirements and, in some cases, may complete a Bachelor's degree with a further two years study.

Key benefits of credit for prior learning supported studies at Kangan Institute and Deakin University:

  • Students can work while studying.  Deakin offers flexible study options and, after completing a TAFE diploma, students can seek higher paid employment while undertaking part-time or full-time university study.
  • Pathways contribute to employability. Students will have a highly marketable mix of practical VET/vocational skills and theoretical higher education knowledge after graduating from Kangan Institute and Deakin.
  • Pathways provide staged and supported learning. Students will experience a supported transition from school to tertiary education via TAFE studies, as well as acquire the skills required for tertiary study while undertaking a diploma at Kangan Institute.

Contact pathways@deakin.edu.au for further assistance, or call 1300 DEGREE (1300 334 733)

Hume Multiversity – another local pathway to Deakin University

The Hume Multiversity offers those living in Hume an opportunity to undertake a Kangan Institute Diploma program and a range of undergraduate courses from satellite sites across Hume. The project is a partnership between Hume City Council, Kangan Institute and Deakin University.

The Hume Multiversity program provides guaranteed places in a range of Deakin Bachelor degrees with up to 18 months credit after successfully completing the two years of an Associate Degree (delivered at Hume Global Learning Centre - Craigieburn) with a Kangan Institute Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

Visit Hume Multiversity – Higher Education, Close to Home  for further information.

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

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.

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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