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Higher Education Studies at Swinburne

Swinburne offers a Higher Education Studies program in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).


What is Higher Education Studies?

Higher Education Studies gives you the chance to study university units while completing Year 12.
You'll receive credit for the units you’ve studied towards a relevant bachelor degree at Swinburne.

The Higher Education Studies program is recognised by the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) and calculates an ATAR aggregate as the equivalent to a fifth or sixth VCE Unit 3 and 4 sequence.
Up to 5 points will be added to your ATAR according to the level of achievement.


What are the benefits of Higher Education Studies?

Higher Education Studies will grant you credit towards a future university degree.
You'll experience attending lectures, working with current university students, interacting with academics and understanding the teaching methods of lectures and tutorials.

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology (FSET) Higher Education Studies program is made up of accredited undergraduate units which are recognised across a number of Swinburne degrees.


What units can I study?

The following units are available for the Higher Education Studies program. Units are studied in pairs under their respective faculties.

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology (FSET)

Faculty of Business and Enterprise (FBE)


How to apply

You can apply for Higher Education Studies by completing and submitting a Direct Application (Extension Studies) Form and following the steps outlined.


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