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University partnerships

TAFE Queensland have partnered with some of Australia’s most respected universities to provide you with up-to-date skills for a changing workforce, along with the adaptable thinking needed to make your mark in any industry.

University of Canberra

Explore your creative passion and unleash your potential through an exciting range of university degrees delivered in Brisbane through our partnership with the University of Canberra. Whether you prefer to work hands on in the fashion industry, act in front of a camera, or dive into music, digital design, or interior architecture, we have a creative industries course that will get you experienced and into the workforce sooner.

Gain practical experience and develop key employability skills including communication, teamwork, and critical, creative and strategic thinking. Learn from industry professionals from both TAFE Queensland and the University of Canberra and graduate with real-world experience, ready to impress employers and launch your creative career.

Why choose a University of Canberra degree

Australia’s fastest-rising university

And one of the fastest rising in the world according to the 2022 QS World University Rankings.

#1 in the world for reducing inequalities

As rated in the 2022 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for meeting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and creating an impact towards achieving a more sustainable future for all.

Get taught by the best

Learn from leaders in their field and build professional connections with the best and brightest educators and professionals in arts and design.

The best of both worlds

Place yourself at the forefront of Queensland’s booming creative industries sector by getting the benefits of a university degree delivered in partnership with TAFE Queensland.

Commonwealth supported places

The Australian Government allocates a certain number of Commonwealth Supported Places to the University of Canberra each year, which are then distributed to students based on merit.

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Featured University of Canberra degrees

Southern Cross University

TAFE Queensland and Southern Cross University have joined forces to offer bachelor degrees on the Gold Coast at the Coomera campus. Southern Cross University is deeply rooted in its regional communities and demonstrates that world-class research, teaching and learning thrives outside metropolitan centres. Together we create and apply knowledge in partnership with our communities in fields that are regionally relevant and globally significant. The training facilities at our TAFE Queensland Coomera campus are acknowledged by industry as being among the best in Australia. Our world-class equipment and collaborative training spaces mean that students stay at the forefront of technology and graduate job ready. 

There's more than one way to get into your dream university course

TAFE Queensland has a range of pathway options that can get you started on your university degree sooner. If you didn’t finish Year 12, complete the required prerequisites, or get the ATAR you needed, TAFE Queensland can help you get into your preferred university degree.


Bachelor of Applied Management

Complete the bachelor in as little as one academic year and apply new skills in your workplace immediately. Credit transfers and recognition of prior learning are also available.