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Engineering

Engineers design, create and implement systems and infrastructure to help us run our lives. A university degree in Engineering will require good marks and an emphasis on maths, but you can also get a VET qualification or start with an engineering apprenticeship.

English as an additional Language
Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Advanced Mathematics
Any Science
Engineering
Industrial Technology

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Engineering
Information and Communication Technology

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Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor recreation and education is a rapidly growing field, and you could work in the tourism and recreation sector. You may not need formal qualifications, but specific outdoor recreation skills, eg. rock-climbing, could be beneficial. A VET qualification or degree could also help you find a role.

Nil

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Foundation English
Foundation Mathematics
Health Education
Indigenous Languages and Culture
LOTE
Outdoor Education
Personal Development
Sport and Physical Education
Tourism

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Business Administration
Sport and Recreation
Tourism and Travel

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Fitness

Help others maintain their fitness as a coach, trainer, outdoor educator, or even manage your own gym. A diploma in sports and fitness could help you kick start your career, or you could specialise with a university level qualification in fitness management or a related health science.

Foundation English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Biology
Health Education
Nutrition
Outdoor Education
Personal Development
Society and Culture
Sport and Physical Education
Tourism

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Food Technology
Sport and Recreation
Tourism and Travel

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Industrial Design

Design and create the items we use in our lives. You may be able to start with a VET qualification, depending on the sub-industry, but most roles require a university degree.

Physics
Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Advanced Mathematics
Design and Technology
Visual Art

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Nil
These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

Similar roles in the Design and Manufacturing industry:


Border Security

To work in Border Security and Customs you’ll need to have finished Year 12 or Year 10 and a Cert IV, plus you’ll have to go through their stringent selection process.

Nil

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Foundation English
Foundation Mathematics
Indigenous Languages and Culture
Legal Studies
LOTE
Politics
Society and Culture
Sport and Physical Education

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Aviation
Information and Communication Technology
Sport and Recreation
Tourism and Travel

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Music

While many roles will require industry-specific music knowledge (such as the ability to play your instrument) you may not need formal qualifications. A diploma or degree could help your career, and you’ll need formal qualifications to teach or work as a music therapist.

Music

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Business
Dance
Drama
Film Media and Theatre
Visual Art

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Nil
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ADF

Enjoy an exciting career with the defence forces. You’ll need to have finished Year 10 and meet their other entry criteria, and to become an officer you will need to meet additional requirements and may need a university degree.

Foundation English
Foundation Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Any Science
Engineering
Health Education
History
Legal Studies
LOTE
Outdoor Education
Personal Development
Politics
Society and Culture
Sport and Physical Education
Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Aviation
Engineering
Information and Communication Technology
Sport and Recreation

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Administration

Help organisations run smoothly and be responsible for managing day to day operations. You can learn on the job, start with a traineeship, or study business and administration at university.

Foundation English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Business
Information and Communication Technology
Legal Studies
Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Business Administration

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 


Advertising and Media

Help companies reach new audiences with a career in advertising. You’ll be working in a fast-paced and exciting environment, and while a degree or qualification is not essential, it could help you get further faster.

Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Business
Graphics
Society and Culture
Visual Art

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Business Administration
Information and Communication Technology

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Agriculture and Aquaculture

You won’t need any qualifications to begin work as a farm hand, but if you’d like to specialise or gain access to more advanced roles then you’ll need a VET or university level qualification.

Foundation English
Foundation Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Any Science
Business
Engineering
Geography
Indigenous Languages and Culture
Industrial Technology

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Animal Studies
Engineering

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Allied Health

Allied health professionals work alongside doctors and other health practitioners to prevent, diagnose and treat a range of conditions. You could work as a physiotherapist, podiatrist, dentist, dietitian, midwife, or sonographer, for example.

Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Advanced Mathematics
Any Science
Health Education
Indigenous Languages and Culture
LOTE
Nutrition
Personal Development
Society and Culture
Sport and Physical Education

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Sport and Recreation

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Architecture

Architecture is a competitive and highly specialised field, and you’ll need a university qualification before you can start work. Draftspeople and building designers need a VET qualification.

Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Advanced English
Design and Technology
History
Visual Art

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Engineering

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Art

Create, curator, teach, or sell art. Some roles, such as school art teacher or gallery curator, require formal qualifications, and you may find that a VET course or university degree in fine art helps bring in more work.

Nil

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Nil
Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Nil
These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Aviation

To become a pilot you’ll need to go through flight training, and could also study aviation at university. You could also work as a technician, in air traffic control, or as a flight steward, all of which require specialised training.

Advanced Mathematics
Physics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Engineering
Extension Mathematics
Industrial Technology

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Aviation

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Beauty

Help others feel amazing and look their best with a career in haircare or beauty therapy. An apprenticeship or traineeship could help you get started, and you could take a VET course or on the job training to increase your employability. University-level qualifications in nursing or cosmetic care could also be useful.

Foundation English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Biology
Business
Health Education
Nutrition
Personal Development
Sport and Physical Education

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Hair and Beauty
Sport and Recreation

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Biology

Research the living world including plants, animals, even microbes, and your work could be part of finding medical cures, protecting biodiversity, or understanding our planet. You could start with a diploma or degree in biological science, then specialise down the track.

Any Science
Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Biology

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Animal Studies

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Border Security

To work in Border Security and Customs you’ll need to have finished Year 12 or Year 10 and a Cert IV, plus you’ll have to go through their stringent selection process.

Nil

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Foundation English
Foundation Mathematics
Indigenous Languages and Culture
Legal Studies
LOTE
Politics
Society and Culture
Sport and Physical Education

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Aviation
Information and Communication Technology
Sport and Recreation
Tourism and Travel

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

Similar roles in the Government and Defence industry:


Chemistry

Chemists work in the fields of manufacturing, mining, engineering, and medical research. You could potentially work as a lab assistant or in chemical manufacturing without any qualifications, but a degree will help you get further into the field.

Advanced Mathematics
Chemistry
Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Any Science
Extension Mathematics
Physics

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Food Technology

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Community Health

Community Health professionals work to improve the health of communities across Australia. You could find yourself working in local health programs, consulting on policy, or tackling endemic health issues.

Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Any Science
Health Education
Indigenous Languages and Culture
LOTE
Nutrition
Personal Development
Society and Culture
Sport and Physical Education

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Nil
These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Dance

You could perform or become a dance teacher, choreographer, an actor or other entertainer. You’ll need highly specialised dance skills and qualifications, and a VET qualification or degree could help expand your options in other related areas.

Foundation English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Nil
Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Nil
These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

Similar roles in the Arts and Recreation industry:


Digital Marketing

Manage online and social media marketing campaigns for business and industry. While you may not need any formal qualifications to secure a job, a degree or diploma will make you more competitive.

Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Business
Computer Science
Economics
Graphics
Society and Culture
Software Development
Visual Art

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Information and Communication Technology

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Doctors

Expect a highly competitive entry process, but a career in medicine could be extremely rewarding. You’ll need to carefully consider the prerequisites for the programs you want to apply for, as they can vary.

Advanced Mathematics
Any Science
Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Any Science
Biology
Extension Mathematics
Health Education
Indigenous Languages and Culture
Nutrition
Personal Development
Physics
Society and Culture
Sport and Physical Education

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Nil
These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

Similar roles in the Health industry:


Drone Technology

Work in drones could see you piloting remote aircraft to conduct environmental surveys, photographing tourist hotspots, or transporting materials. This field is just taking off, and you’ll need a Remote Pilot Licence to actually fly drones for work. Other qualifications in robotics, engineering, technology, software or photography could also be helpful.

Nil

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Engineering
Software Development
Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Aviation
Engineering
Information and Communication Technology

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Engineering

Engineers design, create and implement systems and infrastructure to help us run our lives. A university degree in Engineering will require good marks and an emphasis on maths, but you can also get a VET qualification or start with an engineering apprenticeship.

English as an additional Language
Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Advanced Mathematics
Any Science
Engineering
Industrial Technology

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Engineering
Information and Communication Technology

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Entertainment

Work in theatre, film, fine art, dance, opera, music, literary publishing, television, radio, or even gaming. Some roles will require specialist skills and formal VET qualifications, and a university degree could increase your employability.

Dance
English as an additional Language
English Literature
Film Media and Theatre
Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Nil
Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Nil
These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Events

Organise and host exhibitions, shows, conferences, weddings, performances, festivals and community events. There are entry-level roles available, but most people in this industry have a VET qualification or degree.

Film Media and Theatre

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Nil
Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Nil
These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Finance

Manage financial assets and help others plan financial strategies with a career in this field. To provide any kind of financial, accounting or bookkeeping service you’ll need at least a Cert IV, and a university level qualification could help you go further.

Advanced Mathematics
Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Economics
Extension Mathematics

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Nil
These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 


Fire and Rescue

Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Outdoor Education
Personal Development
Society and Culture
Sport and Physical Education

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Sport and Recreation

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Fitness

Help others maintain their fitness as a coach, trainer, outdoor educator, or even manage your own gym. A diploma in sports and fitness could help you kick start your career, or you could specialise with a university level qualification in fitness management or a related health science.

Foundation English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Biology
Health Education
Nutrition
Outdoor Education
Personal Development
Society and Culture
Sport and Physical Education
Tourism

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Food Technology
Sport and Recreation
Tourism and Travel

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Government

There are thousands of roles in many different areas, but government roles can be exciting and give you the opportunity to serve your community. You could start with a traineeship with your local council, or study governance, politics or international relations at university.

Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Economics
Geography
History
Indigenous Languages and Culture
Legal Studies
LOTE
Personal Development
Politics
Society and Culture

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Nil
These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Graphic Design

Work with colour, shape and design and create visual elements for marketing and social media. A VET design qualification or degree in Graphic Design will improve your employability, and you’ll also need industry-specific technology skills.

Nil

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Computer Science
Foundation Mathematics
Graphics
Information and Communication Technology
Standard English
Visual Art

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Business Administration
Information and Communication Technology

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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HR and Recruitment

Recruitment specialists find new staff for their own or other organisations, and Human Resource staff manage existing staff. It may be possible to work in recruitment with no formal qualification, but most roles in HR will require a university level qualification.

Foundation Mathematics
Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Business
Indigenous Languages and Culture
Legal Studies
LOTE
Politics
Society and Culture
Standard Mathematics
Tourism

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Business Administration
Information and Communication Technology
Tourism and Travel

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Industrial Design

Design and create the items we use in our lives. You may be able to start with a VET qualification, depending on the sub-industry, but most roles require a university degree.

Physics
Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Advanced Mathematics
Design and Technology
Visual Art

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Nil
These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

Similar roles in the Design and Manufacturing industry:


Interior Design

Design and create interior spaces for homes, workplaces, public spaces and institutions. You’ll need a degree to become an interior architect, but could start in the industry with a short course or diploma in interior design.

Any Art or Design
Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Design and Technology
Engineering
Foundation Mathematics
Graphics
Industrial Technology
Information and Communication Technology
Visual Art

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Engineering
Furnishing
Information and Communication Technology

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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IT Support

Help individuals and organisations manage their software and online systems. You can find courses at the diploma and degree level which will give you the skills and knowledge you need to start your career.

Nil

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Computer Science
Information and Communication Technology
Software Development

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Information and Communication Technology

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Journalism

Research, report, and write across any print, TV or digital media platform as a journalist. You could start your career as an intern or cadet, or study journalism at university.

Film Media and Theatre
Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Drama
Politics
Society and Culture

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Nil
These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Land Management

Land Management is also known as Conservation or Environmental Management. Many land management agencies offer traineeships, or you could specialise with a university degree or VET course.

Advanced Mathematics
Any Science
Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Biology
Chemistry
Engineering
Extension Mathematics
Geography
History
Indigenous Languages and Culture
Outdoor Education
Society and Culture

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Animal Studies

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

Similar roles in the Environment industry:


Landscape Design

Roles in this industry vary from highly specialised, university qualified landscape architects through to garden maintenance crews. To take on more advanced roles you may need a VET qualification in landscape design or horticulture, or seek out a degree.

Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Advanced English
Advanced Mathematics
Design and Technology
Engineering
Geography
Industrial Technology

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Horticulture

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Law

Help people resolve disputes and understand their rights with a career in law. You may not need any qualifications to begin your career as a legal assistant, but a university degree is required for most legal roles.

Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Legal Studies
Politics
Society and Culture

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Business Administration

These vocational training areas are some of the options that align with this field. Your school may offer other courses which are also aligned. 

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Libraries

Work in school, community, university, or institutional libraries, and help people locate and use the information they need. Qualified librarians need a degree or diploma, but you could find a job as a library assistant to get started.

Advanced English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Extension English
Geography
History
Information and Communication Technology
Legal Studies
LOTE
Politics
Society and Culture

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Business Administration
Information and Communication Technology

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Logistics

Be part of the system that moves goods and people around Australia and the world. Logistics management often requires university qualifications, but there are entry-level roles available such as picking/packing and warehousing.

Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Business
Economics
Engineering
Geography
LOTE
Tourism

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Aviation
Tourism and Travel

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Manufacturing

Roles in this industry vary from highly specialised technical roles through to assembly-line production. While you can start in some roles with on the job training, look for manufacturing traineeships and consider upgrading your skills with engineering qualifications.

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Business
Design and Technology
Foundation English
Foundation Mathematics
Graphics
Industrial Technology

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Business Administration
Engineering
Food Technology
Furnishing

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Maths and analysis

Mathematical scientists use data and analytics to solve real-world problems, and this is a highly specialised industry. You’ll usually need a university level qualification to work in this industry, although you could start with a Diploma or Science if you need an alternative pathway.

Extension Mathematics
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

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Mental Health

Support individuals to care for their mental health with a career in this field. Some roles, such as psychology, require a high level of university education, and you’ll need to study English at school to qualify. You could also get started with a mental health or counselling degree or certificate.

Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Any Science
Health Education
Indigenous Languages and Culture
LOTE
Personal Development
Society and Culture
Sport and Physical Education
Standard Mathematics

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

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Mining

Mining is a growing industry, and you can get started with just a traineeship, but more advanced qualifications include at university level will allow you to apply for more varied roles.

Advanced Mathematics
Extension Mathematics
Physics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Biology
Chemistry
Engineering
Industrial Technology
Information and Communication Technology
Software Development

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Information and Communication Technology

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Music

While many roles will require industry-specific music knowledge (such as the ability to play your instrument) you may not need formal qualifications. A diploma or degree could help your career, and you’ll need formal qualifications to teach or work as a music therapist.

Music

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Business
Dance
Drama
Film Media and Theatre
Visual Art

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Network Admin

Design, build, support and maintain ICT networks using your skills in programming, mathematics and telecommunications. Entry-level roles may require a diploma and relevant programming skills, and you could progress to a university degree.

Standard English
Standard Mathematics

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Advanced Mathematics
Computer Science
Graphics
Software Development

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Business Administration
Information and Communication Technology

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Nursing

Care for people of all ages as a nursing professional. To become an Enrolled Nurse you’ll need a Diploma of Nursing, but to become a Registered Nurse you’ll need a university degree. You may be able to start as a nursing assistant or support worker with a traineeship or VET qualification.

Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Any Science
Health Education
Indigenous Languages and Culture
Nutrition
Personal Development
Sport and Physical Education
Standard Mathematics

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Sport and Recreation

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Online Security

Protect people and organisations from online cyber threats in this field. You could work for large corporations or government organisations, and you’ll most likely need a university level qualification to find a role.

Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Advanced Mathematics
Computer Science
Engineering
Software Development

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Engineering
Information and Communication Technology

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Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor recreation and education is a rapidly growing field, and you could work in the tourism and recreation sector. You may not need formal qualifications, but specific outdoor recreation skills, eg. rock-climbing, could be beneficial. A VET qualification or degree could also help you find a role.

Nil

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Foundation English
Foundation Mathematics
Health Education
Indigenous Languages and Culture
LOTE
Outdoor Education
Personal Development
Sport and Physical Education
Tourism

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Business Administration
Sport and Recreation
Tourism and Travel

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Physics

Physicists aim to solve questions about the structures and functions of matter in our universe. You could work in astronomy, environmental physics, work with advanced materials, or even build the supercomputers of the future. You generally need a university qualification to work in physics, but there are some diplomas which you could use as a pathway entry-point.

English as an additional Language
Extension Mathematics
Physics
Standard English
Standard Mathematics

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Any Science

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Police

You don’t necessarily require a degree to join the police, although university qualifications (in any field, not just policing and justice) can boost your chances of getting in. You should look at the requirements for the police force you want to join.

Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Health Education
Indigenous Languages and Culture
Legal Studies
LOTE
Personal Development
Society and Culture
Sport and Physical Education
Standard Mathematics

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

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PR

Work with the public and spread your brand’s message with a career in public relations. You don’t need any qualifications to get started in this field, but a degree or diploma could improve your employability.

Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Business
Economics
Legal Studies
Personal Development
Politics
Society and Culture

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Business Administration

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Project Management

Project Managers are highly organised people who make sure any project runs smoothly. You’ll generally need a degree to find a job, but could start with a VET qualification and gain experience before moving into project management.

Foundation English
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Advanced Mathematics
Business
Engineering
Industrial Technology
Standard Mathematics

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Business Administration
Engineering

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Property and Real Estate

To work in real estate you’ll need to take a short course and register in your state. You could also benefit from a course in sales and marketing, or can study property at university if you choose.

Nil

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Business
Economics
Foundation English
Foundation Mathematics
Legal Studies

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Business Administration
Retail

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Research

Research new treatments and work with doctors, pharmacologists, biomedical scientists and other professionals. Most jobs require university level qualifications, but there are some roles for lab and research assistants which start with a traineeship.

Advanced Mathematics
Chemistry
Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Biology
Extension Mathematics
Health Education
Nutrition
Personal Development
Physics
Sport and Physical Education

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

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Restaurants and Bars

Find a fast-paced job in the food and beverage industry. You won’t need a qualification to get started, but you could specialise with a degree in restaurant management, formal chef training, or even start your own business.

Foundation English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Business
Economics
Health Education
Nutrition
Society and Culture

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Food Technology

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Retail and Shopping

Serve customers, manage shops, or plan retail strategies with a career in this field. You won’t need any qualifications to get started, but learning about management and sales could help you improve your career prospects.

Foundation English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Business
Design and Technology
Graphics
Personal Development
Society and Culture
Standard English
Standard Mathematics
Tourism

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Business Administration
Furnishing
Retail

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Robotics

Robotic technology is in demand, and robots can be found everywhere from the international space station to modern factories, and even in science and exploration. A VET qualification or university degree is usually required for work in this industry.

Physics
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Engineering
Industrial Technology
Software Development

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Engineering
Information and Communication Technology

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Sales and Marketing

Help brands sell their products and services through marketing and customer service. There are many entry-level roles in sales which require no qualifications, but if you want access to more advanced roles a diploma or degree in marketing could be helpful.

Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Business
Economics
Graphics
Information and Communication Technology
Society and Culture
Tourism
Visual Art

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Business Administration
Hospitality
Retail
Tourism and Travel

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Teaching

To become a teacher you’ll need a degree, and will need to meet maths and English requirements and prove your fitness to teach. To become a teacher’s aide or work in early childhood you could start a traineeship or seek a VET course.

Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Outdoor Education
Personal Development
Society and Culture

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Early Childhood

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Tech and Software Development

Design and create software systems and be part of the growing tech sector. You’ll need practical skills and in this industry your experience counts. Fast track your career with a degree in software, or look for a VET qualification to get you started.

Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Advanced Mathematics
Computer Science
Extension Mathematics
Graphics
Industrial Technology
Software Development

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Information and Communication Technology

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Tourism and Travel

Help people plan their trips, ensure their stay is comfortable, and enable access to tourist hotspots with a career in this industry. You won’t need any qualifications to get started, but a diploma or degree could improve your employability and give you access to more advanced roles.

Foundation English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Business
Foundation Mathematics
Geography
History
Indigenous Languages and Culture
LOTE
Society and Culture
Tourism

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Hospitality
Sport and Recreation
Tourism and Travel

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Trades

Trades include carpentry, plumbing, automotive, masonry, and construction among others. You’ll generally be able to start with an apprenticeship, but if you can’t find one you can study a trade through a VET provider or TAFE.

Nil

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Business
Design and Technology
Engineering
Foundation English
Foundation Mathematics
Industrial Technology

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Engineering
Trade

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Transport

While there are some high-level roles in the transport industry, there are also many entry-level roles. You may need to gain a specific driving licence, and could upskill with a logistics course.

Nil

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Engineering
Foundation English
Foundation Mathematics
Industrial Technology
LOTE

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Urban Planning

Plan and design the cities and urban spaces of the future. You’ll need a university degree to work in this field, and may need to specialise after your initial degree.

Standard English

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Business
Computer Science
Design and Technology
Geography
Graphics
History
Indigenous Languages and Culture
Industrial Technology
Information and Communication Technology
Legal Studies
Politics
Society and Culture
Standard Mathematics

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Business Administration
Engineering
Information and Communication Technology

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Veterinary Science

Care for animal health and work with pets, working animals on farms, or even exotic zoo animals in this field. You could become a vet nurse or assistant with a certificate in animal care, but to become a qualified Veterinarian you’ll need a degree.

Advanced Mathematics
Chemistry
Standard English

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Any Science
Biology
Extension Mathematics
Health Education
Nutrition

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Animal Studies

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Web Design

Web designers create online experiences for brands, businesses and organisations. You will need industry-specific skills to begin your career, and you can study web design at a VET or university level or gain the required skills through experience.

Foundation English
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Business
Computer Science
Design and Technology
Engineering
Graphics
Industrial Technology
Information and Communication Technology
Software Development
Visual Art

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Business Administration
Engineering
Information and Communication Technology

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Workplace Training and Assessment

This field of adult education is growing, as organisations look to improve the way they onboard and upskill their staff. You will most likely need a VET or university qualification, depending on the field you want to work in.

Standard English
Standard Mathematics

Note: Each university sets their own prerequisites, and you need to check which subjects are required with the universities you want to attend. However, even if these subjects are not prerequisites, it is highly likely that the content will be assumed knowledge for your degree. 

Business
Health Education
Indigenous Languages and Culture
Legal Studies
LOTE
Personal Development
Society and Culture
Tourism

Note: These subjects are not usually required for university degree entry, but the content may be useful.

Business Administration
Tourism and Travel

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