Pathways to UniSA

If you are a prospective student, you might find the resources below useful before you commence your studies with UniSA. 

 We have listed information on studying at UniSA, including pathways, areas of study, admissions criteria, and credit transfers, as well as who to contact if you have further questions about future study with us. 

Applications for most on campus and external undergraduate and postgraduate programs are made through SATAC (the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre). Work through the 3 key steps and if you have any questions, you can get in touch with the UniSA Future Student Enquiries team or book a 1:1 appointment. 


Step 1: Explore our areas of study 
You can navigate our study pages to explore your options and find out more about our degrees, including defence related degrees.

Step 2: Check our admissions criteria

Step 3: Apply to UniSA 

If you are interested in studying one of UniSA’s 100% online degrees, apply directly to UniSA Online, without the need to apply through SATAC (the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre). Work through the 3 key steps and your application will be assessed within three business day. If you have any questions you can get in touch with a UniSA Online Degree Adviser. 


Step 1: Take UniSA Online's eligibility checker 
Answer a few short questions to see if you're eligible. You'll be given an option to request a call back, continue your application or save it for later. 

Step 2: Gather your relevant documents 

Step 3: Complete your application and send through your documents 

Use your completed LinkedIn Learning Pathway and UniSA Digital Badge to receive credit towards one 4.5 unit course in a UniSA degree. 

  • Get course credit into a UniSA degree 
  • Complete Learning Path on LinkedIn 
  • 100% online assessment with UniSA 
  • Earn a digital badge from UniSA 
  • Familiarise yourself with university-level study 

If you have any questions you can get in touch with a UniSA Online Degree Adviser

Transfer credit/RPL 

You may be eligible to receive a credit transfer or RPL (recognition of prior learning) for your previous study and/or work experience, normally reducing the time it takes to complete your studies. 

To see our pre-approved credit transfer agreements with other institutions, visit our online credit assessor. 


ADF Transition & Civil Recognition Project 

The ADF Transition & Civil Recognition Project assists defence veterans in having their military skills appropriately recognised in a civilian context. Find out more on their website. 

Have more questions?

Contact Future Student Enquiries

If you have any further questions, you can get in touch with the UniSA Future Student Enquiries team.