Do you dream of being degree-qualified?

Achieve your academic and career goals with TAFE NSW Higher Education degrees, partnership degrees or articulation and credit transfer from diploma study into degree programs.

We also offer other programs to help you transition into degree study such as courses in academic transition skills and essential mathematics for higher education.

2016 Sydney TAFE Higher Education Student Handbook.

Reasons Sydney TAFE is better

  • Gain real skills - prepare for professional practice with the right balance of theoretical knowledge and practical, technical skills.
  • It’s personal - our small class sizes give you individual attention and group support.
  • Real-world experience - our degree courses are career-focused and practical with in-built internships and work placements to enhance your employability and career.
  • Make connections - get a head start while you study or after you graduate with our strong industry ties and job placement solutions.
  • Study on your terms - some programs offer a mix of classroom and online delivery allowing you to balance life around your studies.

TAFE NSW Higher Education degrees at Sydney TAFE

Sydney TAFE offers nationally recognised TAFE NSW Higher Education degrees, developed in consultation with industry and designed to give you the foundation knowledge and technical skills you need to excel in your chosen industry. Go to the online course information to apply/enrol or download the PDF:

Offered in partnership with Federation University Australia

Credit transfer pathways

Use credit from your Sydney TAFE diploma or advanced diploma towards a degree at university or the higher education provider of your choice.

Sydney TAFE has 500+ credit transfer arrangements with more than 20 higher education providers linking higher-level Sydney TAFE courses to degrees, potentially shortening your study time and saving you money.

TAFE NSW credit transfer database

Find out about courses with credit transfer pathways by checking the TAFE NSW credit transfer database See Degree Pathways 2017 (Pathways to university) brochure (PDF 4.67MB) for how to apply.

Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC) pathway

You can still achieve a degree even if you haven’t completed your Year 12 Higher School Certificate (HSC). The Tertiary Preparation Certificate (TPC) offers the fastest way to attain the required scores to enter degree-level study and enhance your career opportunities at the same time.

Contact Higher Education

Ph: 1300 360 601(within Australia)

+61 2 9217 2900 (outside Australia)


Antony Lowe

Antony Lowe

All my life, at some level, I wanted an education. I wanted a degree. Now I am living it. I’m living the dream.

Now studying Physiotherapy at Sydney University

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