Australian Catholic University


Australian Catholic University offers Box Hill Institute graduates a pathway to further study. The pathways include guaranteed entry or significant credit into many degree programs offered at ACU. 


Pathways to Australian Catholic University (ACU)

As a graduate of Box Hill Institute, you’re guaranteed entry and significant credit towards many degree programs at Australian Catholic University (ACU). Graduates with a Bachelor qualification may also gain entry into the ACU Master’s program.

As a graduate, you can:

  • Apply directly to ACU (no application fee)
  • Receive an early offer
  • Receive credit for your VET studies with your offer. 


View the courses with articulation arrangements here.


To apply you must:

  • Have completed a diploma or advanced diploma
  • Meet any specified prerequisite studies or their equivalent.

How to apply

International students can contact the ACU International Department to apply for admission.

Domestic students can find the latest information about applying by visiting the ACU website here.

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Packaged offers for International Students

With a package offer, international students can accept a place at Box Hill Institute and Australian Catholic University for a number of courses. It’s a cost-effective way to complete your diploma at Box Hill Institute and receive credit towards a place in a degree course offered by ACU.

Diploma of Nursing


Bachelor of Nursing

Duration: 2 years

Duration: 2 years
Intake: February

Application Process

  1. Complete a Box Hill Institute application form / Joint application form
  2. Complete a partner University application form
  3. Complete a partner University Applicant Checklist form
  4. If your application is successful, the Box Hill Institute will notify you of both offers and acceptance documents.

Box Hill Institute and Australian Catholic University will assess your packaged offer application, but all correspondence is managed through the Box Hill Institute International Office.

With a packaged offer, you must successfully complete the Box Hill Institute course to progress to the degree course.

When you apply for a packaged offer, you are committing to the Box Hill Institute and Australian Catholic University courses. Any subsequent transfers to other courses are not possible once you start studying.

To accept your offer, you must follow the instructions contained in your Letter of Offer.

Please contact the Box Hill Institute International Office for more information. 

Note: Applications for a package offer can only be processed through agents who are registered representatives of Box Hill Institute and the partner university. 

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