English Language Entry Requirements

Australian Qualifications

English Language Requirements

Entry Level Entry Requirements
Diploma (Stage 1) Year 11 English with 50% or better
Minimum STAT score of 110
Diploma (Stage 2

Year 12 English with a C grade or 50%
English ATAR with a scaled mark of 50
English Literature ATAR with a scaled mark of 50
English as an Additional Language or Dialect ATAR with a scaled mark of 50    
STAT Written English (WE) 140

International Qualifications and Tests

English Language Requirements for Diploma (Stage 1)

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5 (no band below 5.0)
IELTS Indicator Same as IELTS
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 54 (R7, L6, S15, W17)
TOEFL Special iBT Home Edition Same as TOEFL
Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 57 (no score less than 57)
General Certificate of Education (GCE) O-level / SPM 1119 C
(GCE) AS-Level English C grade or better
(GCE) A-Level English E grade or better
Hong Kong - New Academic System HKDSE Core English Level 2
Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 42 (no score below 36)
Pearson Versant English Placement Test 50 (no score below 46)
Curtin English Gateway with B grade (no skill below C)
Group of Eight (G8) University Foundation Programs C or 50%
Phoenix Academy Cert IV English for Academic Purposes B2 (no band below B1+)
International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT) Academic English III with B2 (no band below B2)
Linguaskill 162 (154 in all bands)

Nursing

Stage 1 Diploma (Nursing) English Requirement
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 (no band below 6.0)
IELTS Indicator Same as IELTS
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 70 (R13, L12, S18, W21)
TOEFL Special iBT Home Edition Same as TOEFL
Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 57 (no score less than 57)
Linguaskill 169 (169 in all bands)

English Language Requirements for Diploma (Stage 2)

Diplomas of Commerce, Engineering and Information Technology

Diplomas of Commerce, Engineering and Information Technology English Requirement
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5 (no band below 5.5)
IELTS Indicator Same as IELTS
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 54 (R12, L11, S17, W20)
TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition Sames as TOEFL
General Certificate of Education (GCE) O Level /SPM 1119 C
Hong Kong - New Academic System HKDSE Core English Level 2
Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 42 (no score below 42)
Pearson Versant English Placement Test 50 (no score below 50)
Curtin English Gateway with B grade (no skill below B)
Group of Eight (G8) University Foundation Programs C or 50%
Phoenix Academy Cert IV English for Academic Purposes B2+ (no band below B2)
International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT) Academic English III with B2 (no band below B2)
Linguaskill 162 (162 in all bands)

Diplomas of Built Environment and Health Sciences*

Diplomas of Built Environment and Health Sciences* English Requirement
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 (no band below 6.0)
IELTS Indicator Same as IELTS
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 70 (R13, L12, S18, W21)
TOEFL Special iBT Edition Same as TOEFL
General Certificate of Education (GCE) O-level / SPM 1119 C
Hong Kong - New Academic System HKDSE Core English Level 3
Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 50 (no score below 50)
Pearson Versant English Placement Test 56 (no score below 56)
Curtin English Gateway with B+ grade (No skill below B+)
Group of Eight (G8) University Foundation Programs C or 50%
Phoenix Academy Cert IV English for Academic Purposes B2+ (no band below B2+)
Linguaskill 169 (169 in all bands)

Diploma of Health Sciences (Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, and Physiotherapy)

Diploma of Health Sciences (Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, and Physiotherapy)

English Requirement
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.5 (no band below 6.0)
IELTS Indicator Same as IELTS
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 79 (R13, L12, S18, W21)
TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition Same as TOEFL
General Certificate of Education (GCE) O-level / SPM 1119 C
Hong Kong - New Academic System HKDSE Core English Level 4
Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58 (no score less than 42)
Pearson Versant English Placement Text N/A
Curtin English N/A
Group of Eight (G8) University Foundation Programs C or 50%
Linguaskill 176 (169 in all bands)

Diploma of Health Science (Nursing)

Diploma of Health Science (Nursing) English Requirement
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.5 (no band below 6.5)
IELTS Indicator Same as IELTS
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 84 (R20, L20, S20, W24)
TOEFL Special iBT Home Edition Same as TOEFL
Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58 (no score less than 58)
Linguaskil Linguaskil

Diploma of Arts & Creative Industries (All majors excluding Mass Communications)

Diploma of Arts & Creative Industries (All majors excluding Mass Communications) English Requirement
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5 (no band below 5.5)
IELTS Indicator Same as IELTS
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 70 (R12, L11, S17, W20)
TOEFL Special iBT Edition Same as TOEFL
General Certificate of Education (GCE) O Level /SPM 1119 C
Hong Kong - New Academic System HKDSE Core English Level 2
Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 42 (no score less than 42)
Pearson Versant English Placement Test 50 (no score less than 50)
Curtin English Gateway with B grade (No skill below B)
Group of Eight (G8) University Foundation Programs C or 50%
International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT) Academic English III with B2 (no band below B2)
Linguaskill 162 (162 in all bands)

Diploma of Arts & Creative Industries (Mass Communications)

Diploma of Arts & Creative Industries (Mass Communications) English Requirement
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 (no band below 6.0)
IELTS Indicator Same as IELTS
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 70 (R13, L12, S18, W21)
TOEFL Special iBT Home Edition Same as TOEFL
General Certificate of Education (GCE) O-level / SPM 1119 C
Hong Kong - New Academic System HKDSE Core English Level 3
Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 50 (no score less than 50)
Pearson Versant English Placement Text 56 (no score less than 56)
Curtin English Gateway with B+ grade (No skill below B+)
Group of Eight (G8) University Foundation Programs C or 50%
Phoenix Academy Cert IV English for Academic Purposes B2+ (no band below B2+)
International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT) Academic English IV with B2+ (no band below B2+)
Linguaskill 169 (169 in all bands)

Master Qualifying Program (MQP)

Masters Qualifying Program English Requirement
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 (no band below 5.5)
IELTS Indicator Same as IELTS
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 70 (R12, L11, S17, W20)
TOEFL Special iBT Edition Same as TOEFL
Hong Kong - New Academic System HKDSE Core English Level 3
Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 50 (no score below 42)
Pearson Versant English Placement Test 56 (no score below 50)
Curtin English Gateway with B+ grade (No skill below B)
Linguaskill 169 (162 in all bands)