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CPEE postgraduate award programs are fully accredited by the Australian Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).

It all starts here

We understand that applying to study may be a bit daunting so we are here to help make that process as streamlined as possible. With any application the most important element is the completeness of the required documentation. While this can be a time consuming process to get it all together we have provided a guide to speed through that process and get you studying as soon as possible.

The 4 golden rules of applying to study:

  1. Do I meet the entry requirments
  2. Do I have the required documentation
  3. Have I had the required documents certifed
  4. Have I submitted the required documentation

The application process can vary according to the program you wish to study so its important that you check this on the program specification page.

All applications are made to the CPEE Higher Education Manager (HEM) via Online Application or Hardcopy Submission. Applications may have extra requirements, which will be listed on the applicable enrolment application form or requested following your initial submission. It is important to include all requested documentation with your application to avoid delays in processing. 

If you have any questions regarding this proces please rach out to us and we will assist where we can. 

Past Alumni

If you have studied with CPEE in the past and want to study another program you will need to complete a new offline program application.

Semester Enrolment

Exisiting students enrolling into the next semester of study. 

Application to Study

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Before You Apply

The first step any future student should take is to consider and complete the following steps before begining the application:

  • Review the program:

    Note admission criteria, admission instructions, requirements & structure and any additional information listed.

  • Check entry requirements:

    Ensure that you have satasfied the entry requirments for the program you are applying for. Refer to the individual program listing and its entry requirements when considering your appication

  • Review fees:

    Review fees and related costs;

  • Check English language requirements:

    If you are from a non-English-speaking background, review the English language requirements and ensure that you can provide evidence of your English proficiency if required.


What you will be required to submit

Requirements do vary between courses, so it is important to check any unique requirements prior to submission. Your application will need to include a number of mandatory items. For most applcations these include:

  • Personal and contact details,
  • Photographic Proof of Idenity, 
  • Document/s to confirm citizenship and residency status,
  • Current C.V,
  • Academic Transcript of highest completed relevent formal education.

Where indicated, documents must be certified as a true copy of the original unless otherwise stated. 

CPEE accepts scanned documents submitted online in support of applications for admission to its programs. All submitted supporting documents must be true and complete records. Applicants should be prepared to provide original documents or original certified copies of supporting documents upon request at any time.

All official documents submitted must be certified for authenticity. Certification of documents should follow the Australian guideline

As part of the admission process CPEE may contact the original issuing authority, educational or other relevant organisation or individual, whether in Australia or overseas, to verify submitted documents. A failure to provide documents on request, or the discovery of either fraudulent documents or a misrepresentation of true circumstances in association with your application, may lead to the rejection of the application for admission, the withdrawal of offer, or the cancellation of enrolment. Additional supporting documentation may be required to support your application based on your circumstances.


CPEE may award Specified Credit or Unspecified Credit. The awarding of credit means that a student who successfully applies for credit shall have a reduced number of Units to complete their CPEE program to meet the requirement for graduation. For example, a CPEE student who has been awarded 2 Units of Credit in the Masters of Pavement Technology will need to complete (pass) a further 6 Units to meet graduation requirements.

FM002: Application For Academic Credit

PR042: Procedure for Awarding of Academic Credit


Supporting documents must be provided to CPEE as certified copies of original documents. A certified copy (often a photocopy) is an endorsement or certificate stating that it is a true copy of the original document.

  • Certified supporting documentation
    • When sending your documents and academic transcripts with your application, please be sure to send only certified copies, DO NOT send original documents. Academic transcripts are not required if you have previously studied with the Centre for Pavement Engineering Education within the last 10 years.
  • Who can certify my documents?
    • In Australia people from the following professional and occupational groups:
      • an accountant – member of a recognised professional accounting body or a Registered Tax Agent
      • a person listed on the roll of the Supreme Court of a State or Territory or the High Court of Australia as a legal practitioner
      • a barrister, solicitor or patent attorney
      • a police officer
      • a postal manager
      • a principal of an Australian secondary college, high school or primary school
      • a medical practitioner
      • a Justice of the Peace (with a registration number in the State in which they are registered)
      • a minister of religion
      • An authorised officer at:
      • a tertiary admissions centre: UAC, VTAC, QTAC, SATAC, TISC;
      • the Admissions Officer or Student Services Office at any Australian university or TAFE college
      • the official records department of the institution that originally issued the document(s)
    • Who can certify documents outside of Australia?
      • an authorised officer of an Australia overseas diplomatic mission
      • an authorised officer of an Australian Education Centre
      • a school headmaster or other recognised examining authority

All official documents submitted must be certified for authenticity. Certification of documents should follow the Australian guideline: 


All applications require proof of citizenship. Different types of proof are acceptable depending on whether you are an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or international applicant.

If you are an Australian Citizen proof may be one of the following:

  • Australian Birth Certificate or
  • Current Australian Passport

If you are a Permanent Resident (including humanitarian visa holders)

  • Current Passport (showing Perment Residency visa) or
  • Permanent Resident Visa Documents

Other applicants including international.

  • Birth Certificate or
  • Current Passport

For relevant qualifications:

  • Provide a copy of the Certificate or confirmation of completion from the institute there you studied.
  • Provide a copy of your official record of results for all relevant tertiary studies. Academic records must include a key to the grades or marks shown.

Qualifications from overseas institutions

  • Applicants with qualifications from overseas institutions should provide a translated English copy of their qualification with their application form

You must meet the English language requirements of CPEE to be eligible for a place. As a graduate student, you can satisfy the English language requirements in a number of ways depending on your circumstances. In order to meet the requirements, you must fulfil one of the options below.

  1. The applicant’s first spoken language is English and secondary and/or undergraduate studies were conducted in English, or
  2. Successful completion of a tertiary degree program of minimum 3 years full time equivalent where the degree program was both instructed and examined in English, or
  3. An English language proficiency test valid within 2 years prior to submission of the application that meets any of the following or their equivalent.
    • IELTS (Academic) - 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0)
    • TOEFL (PBT) 575 TWE 4.5; TOEFL (iBT) 88 (no score below 20)
    • PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 50
    • Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade
    • Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade
    • Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade

Students must have access to the internet, email, word processing and spreadsheet programs for the duration of their study.

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

Ensure that you have read and understood the responsibilities associated with being a student with CPEE. Equally, what you can expect from CPEE and its responsibilities as a higher education provider. This includes expected acceptable behaviour, academic conduct, privacy, data responsibilities, use of systems, software along with our policies and procedures. 

These T&C's are important as by enrolling in a program provided by Centre for Pavement Engineering Education Inc. (CPEE) (ABN: 23368959740; PRV12121), you are agreeing to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of enrolment Terms and Conditions of Enrolment. If you require any assistance or clarification, please contact CPEE on 03 98905155. You will be prompted to accept these Terms when submitting your application. 


Program Fees

Fees are charged on a unit enrolment basis each semester. Invoices will be issues at the begining of each semester and are payable as per the invoice terms. 

The information and table below outlines the approximate fees that a student will incur for their semester enrolment into a unit of study in the year indicated. It is possible, however, for students to undertake units from other providers towards completion of a postgraduate program, in which case the unit fees may vary. Please note all fees are reviewed annually as per the Policy on Student Unit Fees and Policy on Student Administrative Fees. Fees are subject to change. All fees for the following calendar year will be listed on this page in October each year.   

2024  (All fees are GST free) Student Type  
Domestic International Field of Education
Program Standard
Per Unit
Per Unit
Graduate Certificate in Asset Management $3,595.00 $4,130.00 080315
Graduate Certificate in Project Management $3,595.00 $4,130.00 080315
Graduate Certificate in Pavement Technology $3,595.00 $4,130.00 030999
Master of Pavement Technology $3,595.00 $4,130.00 030999
MPT:  Unit 629 Industry Research Proposal * $359.50 $413.00  
MPT:  Unit 630 Industry Research ** $3,235.50 $3,717.00  
Single Unit (Non Award) $3,595.00 $4,130.00 030999

*   Beginning in Semester 1 2024, Unit 629 will incur a semester fee of 10% of the unit fee in that year.
**  Beginning in Semester 2 2024, Unit 630 will incur a semester fee of 90% of the unit fee in that year.


Submitting an Application

New students how have not previously studied with CPEE before can apply electronically through the CPEE online application portal.

To submit your application:

  • Click on the “Apply Online” link at the top of this page;
  • Complete the 6 steps in the application process, including the electronic submission of certified copies of your supporting documents (as applicable);
  • You can start, pause and recontinue your application whenever you need to using the Saved Application ID or your email;
  • Upon submission of your application, you will be notified by email that it has been received. Please keep this email for your records.

If you are a returning student looking to underatke a new program please complete the Returning Student New Program Application and email to CPEE 

Closing Dates

If you intend to study one of the Centre for Pavement Engineering Education private provider programs, please make sure that you check the application closing dates for your program. Applications received after these dates may be considered for the next available intake:

  • Semester 1 – 4 March 2024
  • Semester 2 – 5 August 2024
Where to Send

Applications are submitted electronically through the online portal. If you have to provide further informartion outside of the application submission portal you can do so via email to CPEE. 

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You will receive notification regarding your application within 1-2 weeks from submission. We will keep you updated of the application progress.
Once your application has been assessed you will receive an email from CPEE. If successful an offer letter will be sent.

Acceptance of offer

Your offer letter will contain instructions on accepting your program offer. Usually this is to enrol in your first Unit. Alternatively you can defer your program offer if you choose to do so.

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