Many TAFE NSW courses offer you the opportunity to gain both vocational and university qualifications.
Integrated programs are offered by TAFE NSW Institutes in conjunction with a number of partner universities. They allow you to enrol simultaneously in both a TAFE NSW course (Diploma or Advanced Diploma) and a related higher education partner Degree program. Check with your local TAFE NSW Institute for details of integrated programs available.
Many TAFE NSW courses offer you a credit transfer pathway to a university or a higher education qualification through arrangements with university and higher education providers in NSW and other parts of Australia.
'Articulation' agreements define the amount of credit you'll receive for your TAFE qualification towards a university or higher education qualification.
TAFE NSW has agreements with universities and higher education providers in metropolitan and regional NSW and interstate.
For a full list of universities and higher education providers offering credit transfer across a specific TAFE NSW course industry area, refer to the relevant document in the list below.
Credit transfers can take various forms such as:
Information about eligible TAFE NSW courses and agreed credit transfer arrangements is provided below, grouped by TAFE NSW course industry areas.
Credit transfer arrangements apply for all TAFE NSW Institutes and campuses which offer the listed qualifications.
Individual TAFE NSW Institutes may have additional arrangements to those listed above. For further information, please contact your local Institute.
Before enrolling or applying for credit transfer you should contact both the relevant TAFE NSW Institute and the relevant university or other higher education institution to make sure you have the correct and up-to-date information about articulation/credit transfer and to find out the application procedures.
Processes for applying for credit transfer differ from university to university. You'll usually need to provide evidence of your TAFE NSW qualification when you apply for entry or at enrolment. Check the process with your chosen university or higher education provider. Availability of credit transfer does not guarantee automatic entry.
Links to relevant university and higher education provider websites are included in the list of TAFE NSW courses eligible for credit transfer.
Where there is no TAFE NSW articulation agreement for either your chosen TAFE NSW course or chosen university or higher education provider, you may still approach any Australian university to negotiate your own credit transfer. You can request credit transfer if you have successfully completed: