Application Process

There are several pathways to adult entry available for you. The general process is outlined below, however it’s best to get further advice from our Future Student Advisors.

  • Step 1Get advice

    Contact or set up a consultation meeting with a Future Student Advisor. Our friendly advisors will help you understand all the options available to you, based on your individual circumstances and can guide you through the next steps.

  • Step 2Find your degree

    The University has a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs available. We suggest considering both your intended career outcome and your personal interests when selecting a suitable program.

    Search for our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees by using  Degree Finder:

    Degree Finder
  • Step 3Still have questions?

    Check out the Ask Adelaide Knowledgebase if you need help with terminology or have any other questions

  • Step 4Get your documents ready

    If you are using old year 12 results, a TAFE, VET or ADF qualification, or prior university study to gain entry, then make sure you have results and transcripts handy. You may require these during the application process.

    If you are planning to take the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT), then you will need to arrange to sit this prior to submitting your application.

  • Step 5Apply through SATAC

    Apply through the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC) Link to external website. Be sure to include any existing qualifications you have such as, certificates or diplomas that could be recognised as prior learning and work toward your program’s prerequisites. If you have more than one result of qualification that makes you eligible for entry you can include them all in your application and we will consider your highest result.