Your success is important to us so if you find yourself questioning your subject choices or chosen program, let us help. Below is a guide with links to information on - adding, dropping, changing subjects and transferring to another program.

Explore the right program

Your first step is to have a conversation with a Study Success Adviser. They can help you work through your options with clear, easy to understand information and support you to make the changes – if that’s what you decide to do.

How to add or drop subject

Add subject - Once you have discussed your study plan with your Study Success Adviser, you need to lodge an application form with your Study Success Adviser. This needs to be done no later than Wednesday Week 0. 

Drop subject -  If you decide to drop a subject, whether before or after enrolment, you must consult your Study Success Adviser. no later than Friday Week 4 (Census Date). Please remember academic and financial penalty will apply after census date.

Application to add extra subject.

How to apply for a program transfer

If you discover another program that you feel is more aligned to achieving your future goals or learning outcomes, you will need to complete an 'Application to Transfer to Another UTS College Program' and arrange a consultation with one of our Study Success Advisers listed above. This needs to be done no later than Wednesday Week 0.

Transfer to Another UTS College Program application form.


In order to transfer to another UTS College program, you:

  • need to apply by the deadlines
  • must have completed one semester of your current program
  • must not have failed more than two subjects in your previous semester.

Note that, if you have failed more than two subjects or have completed more than one semester of your current program, you will be required to submit a personal statement with your application.

If you have previously transferred to another UTS College program, you will not be eligible to apply.


Applications are only accepted from Results Release Date until 5pm Monday of Week1 (the week classes commence).

Visa considerations

For international students, changing your program may have implications to your student visa.

Speak to staff in the Student Centre about the impact of any change to your study plan on your student visa.

If you already hold a visa covering the period of your UTS degree you will also need to contact the UTS International Office (Level 3A of the UTS Tower Building) to advise them of your change of program.