The table below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students in higher education courses at TAFE Queensland. It provides data on students that commenced higher education study and passed the census date in Semester 1, 2017 including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses and international students studying in Australia.

Student Profile
 Applicant background    Semester 1, 2017
 % of all
(a) Past higher education study
(includes a bridging or enabling course)
16 11.0%
(b) Past vocational educational and training (VET) study 41 28.3%

(c) Recent secondary education

  • Admitted soley on the basis of OP/selection rank (regardless of adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points)
  • Admitted where both OP/selection rank and additional criteria were considered (e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test, early offer conditional on minimum OP/selection rank)
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  • Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and OP/selection rank was not a factor (e.g. special consideration, audition alone, school recommendation scheme with no minimum OP/selection rank requirement, VET qualification completed during school)
64 44.1%
(d) Work and life experience
(Admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than the above)
5 3.4%
International Students 16 11.0%
All Students N/P 100.0%


L/N - Low numbers: the numbers of students is less than five.
N/A - Data not available for this item.
N/P - Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than five students. (The values of suppressed cells can be approximated by using the totals and subtracting the values of some other cells, but only to within five students of the actual number, thereby retaining the confidentiality of the cells marked "L/N".)


Course specific information

Engineering student
Associate Degree in Civil Engineering

The following information provides a summary of the OP and selection rank profile for the Associate Degree in Civil Engineering.

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Dental prosthetic student
Bachelor of Dental Prosthetics

The following information provides a summary of the OP and selection rank profile for the Bachelor of Dental Prosthetics.

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