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Admission Requirements

Academic entry criteria

Country Diploma Stage 1 Diploma Stage 2
Australia Completion of Year 11* or FSP < 250 Successful completion of Year 12
Afghanistan Completion of Afghanistan Baccalauria  
Argentina Completion of Argentine Bachillerato  
Bahrain Completion of General Secondary Education Certificate/Thanawiya or American High School Diploma Completion of A Levels or 1 year tertiary study
Bangladesh Completion of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Year 11. Completion of Higher secondary Certificate (HSC) Year 12 with a grade average above 50%.
Botswana GCSE O levels with a pass in 3 academic subjects Additional year of study after High School
Brazil Completion of Certificado de Ensino Medio Certificado de Ensino Medio grade average of 5.6 in final year results
Brunei GCE ‘O’ levels with passes in 3 academic subjects GCE’ A’ levels with 2 A Level passes OR 1 A Level pass and 2 AS Level passes
Canada Successful completion of Grade 11 Grade 12 with a minimum average of C grade
Canada Successful completion of Grade 11 Grade 12 with a minimum average of C grade
Chile Completion of Licencia de Educacion Media Licencia de Educacion Media final year grade of 4.0, plus an overall score on the Prueba de Seleccion Universitaria [entrance examination for public (and some private) universities] of 600 - 649.
China Completion of SM 2 SM 3 with 60% average in 4 academic subjects, or successful completion of Global Assessment Certificate with a GPA of 1.0 or an average of 60% or above.
Colombia Completion of Colombian Bachillerato Colombian Bachillerato final year grade of 53, plus an overall score on the National Aptitude Test [Test for all undergraduate students that want to apply to a university in Colombian territory - similar to SAT] of 200-249
Ecuador Completion of Ecuadorean Bachillerato  
Egypt Successful completion of General Certificate of Education Completion of A levels or 1 year tertiary study
El Salvador Completion of Salvadorean Bachillerato  
Fiji Form 6 School Leaving Certificate with overall 230 Form 7 average of 50% in best 3 subjects
France Baccalaureate-Year 11 Baccalaureate - Year 12 with an average above 10
Germany Completion of the Senior High School (Abitur) or equivalent  
Ghana Completion of GCSE O levels GCE A – Levels with 2 A Level passes OR 1 A Level pass and 2 AS Level passes
Global Assessment Certificate (GAC)   Successful completion of Global Assessment Certificate with a GPA of 1.0 or an average of 60% or above
Hong Kong Completion of Form 5 HKDSE with 8 to 10 points across 5 subjects
India Completion of Year 11-All India Senior School Certificate, Indian School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate. Year 12-All India Senior School Certificate, Indian School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate with an average above 60%
Indonesia Completion of SMA II SMA III with an average 70% Arts, Business, IT; 75% for Engineering and Health Science.
International Baccalaureate Completion of Year 1 Diploma Minimum of 20 over 6 IB subjects
Iran 3 year High School Diploma 4 year High School Diploma
Italy Completion of the Esame Di Stato  
Japan Kotogakko Year 2 Kotogakko Graduation Certificate with grade average 2.5
Jordan Completion of Tawjihi (General Secondary Education Certificate Exam) Completion of A Levels GCE A – Levels with 2 A Level passes OR 1 A Level pass and 2 AS Level passes., OR 1 Year Tertiary Study
Kenya KCSE ‘D’ average or GCE O Levels KCSE with ‘C’ grade average or GCE A Levels with 2 A Level passes OR 1 A Level pass and 2 AS Level passes.
Kazakhstan Completion of Kazakhstan Secondary Education Kazakhstan Certificate of Completed Secondary Education average grade of 3.0 in final year results
Korea High School Leaving Certificate Year 2 with a ‘D’ grade
Average, ‘Yang’ average in 4 academic subject, or average percentile rank of 6 in 4 subjects.
High School Leaving Certificate Year 3 with a ‘C’ grade average, or ‘Mi’ in 4 academic subjects, or average percentile rank of 5 in 4 academic subjects.
Kuwait Completion of Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a’ama (General Secondary School Certificate). General Secondary School Certificate with an average above 70% for Art, Business, IT.

For Engineering and Health Science, students with General Secondary School Certificate with an average above 70%, need to complete one trimester of Maths, Physics and/or Biology in a bridging program before Diploma program.
La Reunion Successful completion of Year 11 Baccalaureate with an average of 10
Lebanon Baccalaureate Libanais-Year 11 Baccalaureate Libanais-Year 12 with an average above 10
Libya Completion of Libyan General Secondary School Leaving Certificate Libyan General Secondary School Leaving Certificate Overall grade of 70% in final year results, or Vocational Secondary School Leaving Certificate overall grade of 70% in final year results
Macau Senior Secondary School Diploma-Year 11, or Form 5 Senior Middle 3 with a 65% average in 4 subjects
Malawai Completion of 'O' Levels GCE A – Levels with 2 A Level passes OR 1 A Level pass and 2 AS Level passes
Malaysia SPM, SM2 or Ontario Grade 11 STPM with 2 passes at minimum E grade, UEC- Senior Middle 3 with 5 C7 grades, Ontario Grade 12 with an average above 50% in 6 best courses or GCE ‘A’ Levels with 2 A Level passes OR 1 A Level pass and 2 AS Level passes
Mauritius Completion of Form 5 / GCE O Levels GCE A – Levels with 2 A Level passes OR 1 A Level pass and 2 AS Level passes
Mexico Completion of Bachillerato Mexican Upper Secondary School Program (Bachillerato or Preparatria program) average grade of 6 for final year results
Moldova Completion of Moldova Diploma de Bacalaureat or Moldova Atestat de Studii Medii de Cultura Generala Certificate of Secondary Education Grade 11 with GPA of 4.0
Mongolia Successful completion of the Certificate of Secondary Education with a 60% average Successful completion of the Certificate of Secondary Education with a 70% average in 4 academic subjects
Myanmar Completion of Basic Education High School (BEHS) Examination (Matriculation) Myanmar Basic Education High School Exam grade of 40% in final year results
Nepal Completion of Higher Secondary Certificate (10+1)/Intermediate with average of 50% Higher Secondary School Certificate- Year 12 with an average above 60%
New Caledonia Successful completion of Premiere Examination or assessed on an individual basis French Baccalaureate with score of 8.5
New Zealand NZ Form 6 with a pass, or National Certificate of Educational Achievement(NCEA) with 80 credits at Level 2 NZ Form 7 Bursary Exam or NCEA Level 3 (42 credits) in university subjects from Level 3
Nigeria Senior Secondary School examinations (ie WAEC or NECO) with minimum 5 grades D7 Senior Secondary School examinations (ie WAEC or NECO) with minimum 5 grades C6
Norway Norwegian Certificate of Completion of Upper Secondary School Examinations Norwegian Certificate of Completion of Upper Secondary School Examinations with GPA of 2.4
Oman Completion of General Certificate of Education General Secondary Education Certificate or American High school Diploma grade average of 70% in the final year results
Pakistan Higher Secondary School Certificate/intermediate Examination certificate Yr 11 with an average above 50% Higher Secondary School Certificate/Intermediate Examination Certificate –Year 12 with an average above 50%
Papua New Guinea Higher School Certificate with a grade average of 50%  
Peru Peruvian Official Certificate of Secondary Education Peruvian Official Certificate of Secondary Education Grade average of 11.0 in final year results
Philippines High School Diploma Grade 11 with minimum average 60% High School Diploma with an average above 80%, plus one additional year of Tertiary study
Poland Successful completion of Year 11 Successful completion of Matura
Russia Certificate of Completed Secondary Education Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education grade average of 3.0 in final year.
Saudi Arabia Completion of General Certificate of Education General Secondary Education Certificate grade average 70% average in 4 academic subjects for Art, Business and IT

For Engineering and Health Science, students with General Secondary School Certificate with an average above 70%, need to complete one trimester of Maths, Physics and/or Biology in a bridging program before Diploma Program
Singapore Completion of Sec 4 (Express)/GCE 'O' Levels or equivalent OR Higher National Institute of Technical Education [ITE] Certificate (Higher ITE)

GCE ‘N’ Level with aggregate points of not more than 14 (based on best 3 Academic subjects), or 70% average in 4 academic subjects
GCE A levels with 2 A Level passes OR 1 A Level pass and 2 AS Level passes
Slovakia Completion of Gymnasia Year 12  
Slovenia   Completion of Gymnasia Year 13 with C average
Solomon Islands Completion of Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate (Form 6)  
South Africa Completion of Year 11 * Completion of Year 12 *
Spain Completion of Spanish Secondary School Diploma  
Sri Lanka Completion of Year 11/GCE 'O' levels or equivalent GCE A levels with 2 A Level passes OR 1 A Level pass and 2 AS Level passes
Syria Successful completion of Shahada al- Thanawiyya al-cAmma or Shahadat al-Dirasi al l-cdadiyya al-Amma al Kafa'a or Brevet Completion of Gymnasia Year 13 with ‘C’ Average
Sweden Completion of Swedish Secondary School Certificate Avgangsbetyg with a grade average of 2.5 and a 4 in English
Switzerland Completion of Swiss Cantonal Maturity Certificate, or Cantonal Commercial Maturity Certificate  
Sudan Sudan School Certificate grade average 50% in final year results.  
Taiwan Senior High School Diploma Year 11 Senior High School Diploma Year 12 average above 60% in 4 subjects
Tanzania Completion of GCE 'O' Levels or equivalent GCE A Levels with 2 A Level passes OR 1 A Level pass and 2 AS Level passes
Thailand Completion of Matayom 5 with GPA of 2.5 Completion of Matayom 6 with GPA of 2.0
Turkey Completion of Lise Diploma, Year 11* or equivalent Devlet Lise Diplomesi –Year 12 with an average above 50%
Uganda Completion of GCE 'O' Levels or equivalent GCE A Levels with 2 A Level passes OR 1 A Level pass and 2 AS Level passes
Ukraine Completion of Ukraine Certificate of Complete Secondary Education Ukraine Certificate of Complete Secondary Education grade average of 3.0 in final year results
United Arab Emirates Completion of General Secondary Education Certificate, or American High School Diploma General Secondary Certificate with an average above 70% for Art, Business and IT.

For Engineering and Health Science, students with General Secondary School Certificate with an average above 70%, need to complete one trimester of Maths, Physics and/or Biology in a bridging program before Diploma Program
United Kingdom GCE ‘O’ levels with passes in 3 academic subjects * GCE A levels with 2 A Level passes OR 1 A Level pass and 2 AS Level passes
United States Grade 11* Successful completion of Grade 12 of equivalent with a SAT score of 1000
Venezuela Completion of the Venezuelan Bachillerato  
Vietnam Completion of Year 11* Completion of Year 12 with 5.5 average
Zambia Completion of GCE 'O' Levels or equivalent GCE A levels with 2 A Level passes OR 1 A Level pass and 2 AS Level passes
Zimbabwe Completion of GCE 'O' Levels or equivalent GCE A levels with 2 A Level passes OR 1 A Level pass and 2 AS Level passes
Others Applications will be considered individually
*Admission is based on the most recent academic results/other criteria may apply/ Equivalent qualifications will be considered

English Entry Criteria For Diploma

  Diploma of Arts, Business, Engineering or IT Diploma Of Health Science
IELTS (Academic) IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5 correlate as FCE or CAE overall score of 162 with no skill less than 154 IELTS 6 with no band lower than 6 correlate as FCE or CAE overall score of 169 with no skill less than 169
TOEFL 525 (Paper)
46-59 (IBT) with a minimum score of 14 in speaking and writing bands
195 (Computer) and TWE 3
550 (Paper)
60-78 (IBT) with a minimum score of 20 in speaking and writing bands
213 (Computer)
GCE ‘O’ Level / IGCSE
GCE ‘A’ Levels
C6
C6
B4
B4
SPM / UEC
English 119
C4
C6
B3
C5
Hong Kong HKDSE Level 3 / Form 5-60% HKDSE Level 4 / Form 5-65%
Pearson’s (PTE Academic) 42 50
ECAE EAP 2 (plus minimum attendance requirements or a satisfactory pass or recommendation (from the ELICOS Academic Director) in a preparatory language program EAP 3
CELUSA (Academic English) AE3 AE4
Year 12 SACE

Entry into Stage 1:

  • For Diploma of Arts leading to Bachelor of Education programs – pass an approved English subject in year 11
  • All other Diploma – evidence of English at an equivalent level

Entry into Stage 2:

  • For Diploma of Arts leading to Bachelor of Education programs – pass an approved English subject in year 12
  • All other Diploma – required ATAR and any pre-requisites

Entry into Stage 1:

Evidence of English at an equivalent level

Entry into Stage 2:

Required ATAR and any pre-requisites

PVT 50 56
Bradford General Academic English Program (GAE) 50-56% --

Students who have studied in schools with English Instruction for two years or more meet the minimum English Language Requirements, with the exception of students undertaking the Diploma of Health Sciences who will be asked to sit an additional English Test.

CELUSA Academic English Entry Requirements

Level Entry requirements^ Duration
Elementary IELTS 3.5 or equivalent 10 weeks
Level 1 IELTS 4.0 or equivalent 10 weeks
Level 2 IELTS 4.5 or equivalent 10 weeks
Level 3 IELTS 5.0 or equivalent 10 weeks
Level 4 IELTS 5.5 or equivalent 10 weeks
Level 5 IELTS 6.0 or equivalent 10 weeks
Level 6 IELTS 6.5 or equivalent 10 weeks