Victoria University – Change of Preference
Victoria University is one of the few unis in Australia to offer both TAFE and higher education. Victoria Polytechnic, our TAFE division provides opportunities for students to transition seamlessly between courses at all levels and across all disciplines. Known as pathways, they provide a variety of ways for you to get into your chosen course. They also offer great flexibility with a range of study options, and multiple entry and exit points to each program to help you get to where you need.
Courses on offer include:
- Business, Legal, IT and Logistics
- Community Services
- Creative Arts
- Early Childhood and Education Support
- Hair, Make-up and Beauty
- Nursing and Health
- Sport and Massage
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PATHWAYS FROM DIPLOMAS TO DEGREES
'Pathway' is a term we use to refer to the different ways you can get into your chosen course. These pathways are designed to suit all types of students regardless of their prior experience, ATAR, age, socioeconomic or educational background. We offer a streamlined pathway from some one-year diplomas with a full credit so you can go straight into the second year of a bachelor degree. Discover how you can pursue your dream career with VU’s pathways.
Our partnerships with industry employers ensure our programs are mapped to industry needs. Our purpose-built learning spaces feature the latest technology, state of-the-art facilities and equipment so that your learning environment reflects your future workplace. Our current industry connections include the Western Bulldogs Football Club, Western Health, Linfox, Alfred Health, Apprenticeships Matter, DTS Food Laboratories, CISCO, Redhat and Clare Court Children’s Centre.
At Victoria Polytechnic we are committed to providing fully-supported, flexible study options that suit every student’s needs. Our Blended Learning model replaces traditional paper-based theory with a cohesive combination of face-to-face teaching and technological based learning activities.
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PATHWAYS FOR ALL TYPES OF STUDENTS
Our study ‘pathways’ connect courses between TAFE and university undergraduate and postgraduate courses, giving you more flexible and accessible opportunities for learning.
CHC50113 Diploma of Early
Childhood Education and Care
EBEC Bachelor of Education
Graduates of our Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care can pathway directly into the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with up to a full year of credit.
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“The University gave me the confidence and knowledge to move forward in my career, and opportunities to build my professional network. During my studies I undertook a cooperative education year with TFE Hotels as a receptionist, which gave me a foot in the door at entry level. At the end of my co-op year, TFE offered me a place in their Future Leaders Program, and when that finished, an Assistant Manager role at Travelodge Docklands. Within 12 months I became the hotel manager of Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne, Flinders Street.”
Diploma of Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)