International students must satisfy our English language proficiency requirements for admission. For applicants whose first language is not English they will need to have:

  • Achieved the required level for the course you are applying for. The scores to meet the various levels are shown below; or
  • Successful completion of an approved secondary or tertiary qualification, taught in the English language in a country where English is the official language or the main language spoken (for up to an overall IELTS of 6.5) with evidence no more than five years old on the proposed date of commencement of the course; or
  • Successfully completed a pre-course English program from an approved ELICOS Provider.

Other evidence of English language proficiency may be accepted.

Evidence of English language proficiency must be no more than two years old on the proposed date of commencement of the course.

Undergraduate Programs

IELTS

(Academic)

TOEFL

(Paper)   

TOEFL

(Internet) 

Pearson

PTE Academic

Cambridge

English Advanced

CAE

Applicable to all undergraduate
programs except those specified below
6.0 Overall
with
6.0 Speaking
6.0 Writing
550 Overall
4.5 TWE
72 Overall
with
18 Speaking
18 Writing

50 Overall
with
50 Speaking
50 Writing

B2
Arts – High Achievers Program
Midwifery
Nursing (Pre-Registration and Graduate Entry)
Nutrition and Dietetics
6.5 Overall
with
6.0 Speaking
6.0 Writing
6.0 Reading
6.0 Listening
580 Overall
4.5 TWE
80 Overall
with
18 Speaking
18 Writing
18 Reading
18 Listening

58 Overall
with
50 Speaking
50 Writing
50 Reading
50 Listening

C
Nursing (Post-Registration) 6.5 Overall
with
6.5 Speaking
6.5 Writing
6.0 Reading
6.0 Listening
580 Overall
4.5 TWE
80 Overall
with
22 Speaking
22 Writing
22 Reading
22 Listening

58 Overall
with
58 Speaking
58 Writing
50 Reading
50 Listening

C
Law and Legal Practice
Law and Legal Practice (Honours)
Speech Pathology
7.0 Overall
with
6.5 Speaking
6.5 Writing
6.5 Reading
6.5 Listening
600 Overall
4.5 TWE
94 Overall
with
22 Speaking
22 Writing
22 Reading
22 Listening
 65 Overall
 with
58 Speaking
 58 Writing
 58 Reading
 58 Listening
C
Education
Medicine 
7.0 Overall
with
7.0 Speaking
7.0 Writing
7.0 Reading
7.0 Listening 
600 Overall
5.0 TWE
96 Overall
with
24 Speaking
24 Writing
24 Reading
24 Listening
 65 Overall
 with
65 Speaking
 65 Writing
 65 Reading
 65 Listening
C



 

Postgraduate Programs

IELTS
(Academic)

TOEFL
(Paper)   

TOEFL
(Internet) 

Pearson
Overall

Cambridge
English Advanced
CAE

Applicable to all postgraduate programs except those specified below 6.0 Overall
with
6.0 Speaking
6.0 Writing 
550 Overall
4.5 TWE
72 Overall
with
18 Speaking
18 Writing
50 Overall
with
50 Speaking
50 Writing

 B2

Accounting
Arts – TESOL
Audiology
Business Administration
Business
Midwifery
Nursing
Social Work
Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL)
Laws (International Law and International Relations)

6.5 Overall
with
6.0 Speaking
6.0 Writing
6.0 Reading
6.0 Listening

580 Overall
4.5 TWE 
80 Overall
with
18 Speaking
18 Writing
18 Reading
18 Listening
58 Overall
with
50 Speaking
50 Writing
50 Reading
50 Listening

C
Speech Pathology
Physiotherapy
Nutrition and Dietetics
Occupational Therapy
7.0 Overall
with
6.5 Speaking
6.5 Writing
6.5 Reading
6.5 Listening
600 Overall
4.5 TWE
94 Overall
with
22 Speaking
22 Writing
22 Reading
22 Listening
65 Overall
with
58 Speaking
58 Writing
58 Reading
58 Listening
C

Medicine
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Juris Doctor

7.0 Overall
with
7.0 Speaking
7.0 Writing
7.0 Reading
7.0 Listening
600 Overall
5.0 TWE
96 Overall
with
24 Speaking
24 Writing
24 Reading
24 Listening
65 Overall
with
65 Speaking
65 Writing
65 Reading
65 Listening
C

Psychology (Clinical) 

7.0 Overall
with
7.0 Speaking
7.0 Writing
7.0 Reading
7.0 Listening
 NA 94 Overall
with
23 Speaking
27 Writing
24 Reading
24 Listening
65 Overall
with
65 Speaking
65 Writing
65 Reading 65 Listening
 NA
Teaching 7.5 Overall
with
7.5 Speaking
7.5 Writing
7.5 Reading
7.5 Listening
630 Overall
5.5 TWE
108 Overall
with
27 Speaking
27 Writing
27 Reading
27 Listening

73 Overall
with
73 Speaking
73 Writing
73 Reading
73 Listening

B

Research Higher Degrees (PhD)

IELTS
(Academic)

TOEFL
(Paper)   

TOEFL
(Internet) 

Pearson
Overall

Cambridge
English Advanced
CAE

Applicable to all higher degrees by research except those specified below

6.5 Overall
with
6.0 Speaking
6.5 Writing 
6.0 Reading
6.0 Listening

580 Overall
4.5 TWE
80 Overall
with
18 Speaking
22 Writing
18 Reading
18 Listening
58 Overall
with
50 Speaking
58 Writing
50 Reading
50 Listening
 C

Psychology (Clinical)

7.0 Overall
with
7.0 Speaking
7.0 Writing
7.0 Reading
7.0 Listening
NA  94 Overall
with
23 Speaking
27 Writing
24 Reading
24 Listening
 65 Overall
with
65 Speaking
65 Writing
65 Reading 65 Listening

 NA

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