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What is OnTrack?


OnTrack is a 14-week university enabling course that qualifies you to apply directly for any undergraduate degree at Murdoch University that requires a Selection Rank of 70 or less. It is also approved as a full-time study option by Centrelink.

OnTrack will provide you with:

  • A supportive, adult learning environment in which to develop effective study habits and learning strategies
  • The tuition you need to develop your academic skills, knowledge and understandings to an undergraduate level
  • Assistance to explore and select an undergraduate degree program that matches your aspirations, interests and talents
  • A network of peer and academic support at Murdoch University

How much does it cost?

OnTrack is a fee-free course so there is no cost to you. Additionally, OnTrack is approved as a full-time study option by Centrelink so you can apply for payments if you meet other eligibility requirements.

What is my commitment?

OnTrack requires 14 weeks of commitment to full-time study.

OnTrack attendance has changed, making it even easier for you to choose OnTrack for your preparation to study at Murdoch university

Days of Attendance for at each campus are as follows:

  • Rockingham - Monday and Wednesday (8:30am-5:30pm*)
  • Mandurah - Tuesday and Thursday (8:30am-5:30pm*)
  • Murdoch (South Street)
    o    Stream 1: Monday and Wednesday (8:30am-5:30pm*)
    o    Stream 2: Tuesday and Thursday (8:30am-5:30pm*)

    *Times are subject to change and this will be reflected in the official timetable that you receive at your first lecture.

    The teaching day will commence from 0830 and run to 1730, with breaks in between.
    Despite the change in contact time, the OnTrack course is still a Full Time course for the purposes of CentreLink.

Am I eligible to apply?

OnTrack is a supportive program designed to provide preparation and access to people who aspire to achieve a university degree but do not qualify for direct entry into Murdoch University.

You are eligible to apply for OnTrack if you:

  1. Are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or hold a Permanent Residency or Humanitarian Visa
  2. Are beyond compulsory school age:
    • You are over 18 years of age OR
    • You have completed year 12 OR
    • You will be at least 17 years and 6 months old by 1st January in the year you will undertake OnTrack
  3. Are ready to undertake pre-university study and have demonstrated this by:
    • You have completed year 11 or year 12 and have achieved 'B' or higher in general English or a 'D' or higher in ATAR English OR
    • You have completed any Certificate IV, any Certificate III or a Certificate II in General Education for Adults OR
    • You have achieved 130 or more for the written component or 125 or more for the multiple choice component of the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) OR
    • You do not have any of the above qualifications but you are willing to undertake an OnTrack Readiness Evaluation (RES).  
      Submit an application to study OnTrack to receive information on how to sit the OnTrack Readiness Evaluation.
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