Course changes and transfers

Sometimes plans go a different way, industries change or you change your mind. Use this page to learn more about how to make slight changes to your current degree or change to another course.

Change requests

  • Change to a different course

    Sometimes plans go a different way, industries change or you change your mind. Your Course Coordinator or Course Director can provide you with advice if you're interested in changing courses.

    Eligibility

    If you’ve accepted your offer and it’s before your first session starts or you are in your first session of study, you’ll need to complete a new application for admission with the new course you’d like to study.

    Once you’ve completed your first session of study, you can submit a request to change to a different course.

    If you are studying on an International Student Visa (on campus), you will need to submit a new Application for Admission as you cannot transfer courses.

    You cannot transfer to:

    • Bachelor of Dental Science
    • Bachelor of Paramedicine
    • Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)
    • Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)
    • Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Bachelor of Veterinary Science
    • Diploma of Exercise Studies
    • Doctor of Medicine
    • Graduate Diploma of Psychology
    • Master of Speech Pathology
    • Master of Teaching (Primary)
    • Master of Teaching (Secondary)
    • Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology

    If you wish to study one of these courses you will need to apply again. Some of these courses accept applications via UAC, while others are Direct to Charles Sturt. For further details please view our Online Course Brochures.

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  • Choose a specialisation

    If you're enrolled in a generic version of your course you can choose a specialisation or major.

    Keep in mind: 

    • specialisations are not available for all courses
    • specialisations or majors must be nominated prior to graduating.
    • it is your responsibility to select subjects that align with your course structure and
      enrolment pattern. Refer to the Handbook for your year of commencement.

    For more information see the Admissions Policy

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  • Move up an articulated set of courses

    Moving up in an articulated set of courses is not an automatic process. As a current student you need to submit a request to continue your study to the next level.

    Submit this request before the Census date of the Session in which you wish to start.

    Check that you meet the admission requirements in the Course Handbook

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  • Transfer to Honours

    Studying Honours will give you a competitive edge in your career.

    Eligibility is based on academic performance. If you're eligible to apply your faculty will usually invite you.

    Submit your application before the Census date of the Session in which you wish to start.

    Check that you meet the admission requirements in the Course Handbook

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How to submit a request

  • Go to the Student Portal
  • Search the form name and submit the request
  • You can check the status of your request on your Student Portal
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