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Tertiary Enabling Program (TEP)

CDU's free Tertiary Enabling Program (TEP) is an alternative pathway into university.  With TEP, you'll have the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to succeed at university.

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Sit the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

If you are 18 years and older, and are applying for a CDU course that accepts special entry, you could choose to sit the STAT or be considered based on a previous STAT result.

You will need a score of 135 or more received after 2009 or 145 or more before 2009 to be eligible for entry into most CDU courses.

Find out more about STAT.

Use your employment and life experience to gain admission

If you have not received an ATAR (or equivalent) or other qualifications you can submit a Personal Competencies Statement and/or Employment Experience.

This will give you the opportunity to demonstrate that you have the skills and qualities needed to be successful at university.

Further information on how to write the Personal Competencies statement according to the guidelines can be found on the SATAC website.

Visit SATAC.

International students

Access our international pathways