Your entry into most courses will be assessed on the basis of your academic qualifications and results. However, each institution sets its own admission requirements and most offer alternative pathways to applicants who don't meet these general requirements. Be sure to read the individual institution entries for details.
Who can apply through UAC?
- Who can be offered a place in a course?
Australian secondary studies
Including the International Baccalaureate Diploma and interstate subject comparisons
Australian tertiary and other studies
Such as AQF Certificates and Diplomas and information on credit for previous study
Including the New Zealand NCEA Level 3
For applicants who don't meet the entry requirements for their degree course
Such as tertiary preparation courses, entry schemes, STAT and employment experience
Special requirements for teaching, health and welfare-related courses
Including admission requirements for teaching courses in 2016 and the mandatory UMAT for medicine
English language proficiency
Providing evidence of proficiency in English and requirements by institution.
Selection criteria and the selection process
How do institutions select applicants, including non-Year 12 applicants?
- Quick reference: Admission requirements FAQ
Remember that being eligible doesn't guarantee you a place in a course. You'll have to compete with other eligible applicants – read selection criteria and the selection process for more information.