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Pathways to university for International students

At the CDU International College, we offer pathways designed to ensure you get the most out of your studies.

Attend classes at the modern CDU Waterfront campus in Darwin City, with access to state-of-the-art facilities and comprehensive CDU student support.

Specialised language development, a well-rounded curriculum and smaller class sizes provide the support necessary to meet your goals and prepare for the real world.

Courses at the CDU International College

Foundation studies


Completion of a Foundation Studies program provides access to most CDU undergraduate degrees.

First-year Diplomas


After completion of the First-year Diploma you may progress to the second year of one of the following degrees of a Business, Accounting, Digital Enterprise, Computer Science or IT undergraduate degree.

Masters Preparation and Qualifying programs


Students who successfully complete the Masters Preparation Program or Masters Qualifying Program gain direct entry to postgraduate programs listed in the prospectus.

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    Latest Application Date (Offshore)

    Latest Application Date (Onshore)

    Latest Acceptance Date


    Teaching begins

    Census Date

    Semester 1 2021

    15 February 2021

    26 February 2021

    22 February for offshore & 1 March for onshore

    25-26 February 2021

    1 March 2021

    22 March 2021

    Semester 2 2021

    5 July 2021

    16 July 2021

    15 July for offshore & 19 July for onshore

    15-16 July 2021

    19 July 2021

    9 August 2021

    Summer Semester 2021 - 2022

    25 October 2021

    5 November 2021

    1 November for offshore & 8 November for onshore

    4-5 November 2021

    8 November 2021

    29 November 2021

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