If you want to change to a course at a different institution, you must apply through QTAC. March 9, 2016. Didn’t get an offer? Consider an upgrading pathway. If you didn’t get into the course you wanted, upgrading pathways can improve your chances of entry in the future by giving you a better selection rank or meeting entry requirements. Sit the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) or document your employment experience. Study a course that can meet subject prerequisites or improve your selection rank.