Charles Darwin University has helped in promoting the development of educational practices that provide the best quality learning experiences to all the students. The university is unique as it covers the largest area of the continent even after being located in a remote location. It is the only university that is based in the northern territory.
|Application Portal||Undergraduates, Postgraduates & International– Apply through SATAC|
Undergraduates – MyNextCourse (if conditions applicable)
|Application Fee||No application fee|
|Mode of Payment||Not applicable|
|Average SAT Score||Not applicable|
|Average ACT Score||Not applicable|
|International Application Deadlines||Offshore applications Semester 1 – February 2019|
Semester 2 – June 2019
Semester 3 – 14 October 2019
|Intake Seasons||February/ March for Semester 1 July for Semester 2|
November for the Summer semester
Students seeking admission at the Charles Darwin University need to take care of the following deadlines to complete the applications on time.
Given below are the semester-wise deadlines for international applicants.
|Semester 1 2019||Semester 2 2019||Semester 3 2019|
|Last date for submitting onshore applications||18 February 2019||8 July 2019||27 October 2019|
|Last date for submitting offshore applications||4 February 2019||24 June 2019||14 October 2019|
|Last date for submitting applications for course changes/transfers||18 February 2019||19 July 2019||29 November 2019|
Given below are the semester-wise deadlines for domestic undergraduate and postgraduate applicants.
|Semester 1||Semester 2||Semester 3|
|Undergraduate||September 2018||June 2019||21 October 2019|
|Postgraduate||August 2018||August 2018||April 2019|
An applicant is an international student if he/she is not an Australian citizen/permanent resident of Australia/New Zealand citizen/a holder of the Australian permanent humanitarian visa. Overseas students applying for undergraduate courses need to fulfill the requirements as discussed below.
How to apply: The international students can complete and submit filling the online form via SATAC.
Application fee: Online applications don’t require any application fee.
Admission requirements: Submit the document given below:
|Test||Undergraduate score requirement||Postgraduate score requirement|
|IELTS Academic Module||An overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0||An overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0|
|Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)||An overall score of 169||An overall score of 176|
|Navitas Academic English||The minimum percentage should be 55% in Academic English||The minimum percentage should be 65% in Academic English|
|Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency||An overall grade of B2||An overall grade of C1|
|TOEFL (Internet-based test)||A minimum overall score of 60||A minimum overall score of 79|
|Pearson Test of English (PTE)||The overall score should be 50||The overall score should be 58|
For international students, not all the postgraduate courses are applicable and hence the applicants should go through the courses and then decide which one to choose. All the information regarding the admission requirements is given on SATAC. The application process includes the following steps:
The admission requirements differ by course. A few of the courses may require an applicant to send additional documents such as a portfolio, appearing for an interview, or completing a clinical placement form.
Charles Darwin University offers a variety of graduate courses. The table given below describes the admission requirements for some of the popular courses offered by the institution.
|Master of Business Administration||Completion of a Bachelor's degree or graduate certificate in the business field from an accredited university or college.|
|Master of Business Administration (Professional Practice)||Completion of a Bachelor's degree or graduate certificate in the business field from an accredited university or college.|
|Graduate Diploma in Business Administration||Completion of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited university or college.|
|Master of Professional Accounting||Bachelor degree in any discipline other than accounting is required|
|Graduate Diploma of Emergency and Disaster Management||Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university|
|Master of Engineering||Completion of Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering Science, Civil and Structural, or an approved equivalent discipline.|
After the submission of articles, the applicants may have to wait for 2-3 months for the application to get processed and the arrival of the admission decision. Applicants are notified about the admission decision through an email. Applicants are sent a set of instructions guiding them through the enrollment procedure on acceptance of offer.