Excelsia College

Admission criteria and entry schemes

To be eligible for entry to Excelsia College courses you must meet the general requirements listed in one or more of the following categories:

  • satisfy English language proficiency requirements for the course you are applying to
  • be selected in competition with other eligible applicants.

Also, refer to UAC’s general information about university admission criteria.

Undergraduate applicants

Australian Year 12 students

Selection will be based on completion of an Australian Year 12 or equivalent , including the International Baccalaureate (IB).

Overseas Year 12 equivalent

Applicants who have completed a secondary school qualification from an overseas institution within the past two-years, will have their application assessed by the International Admissions team to determine equivalency with the Australia secondary school certificate, using NOOSR and/or NARIC guidelines

Criteria that may apply in addition to a Year 12 qualification

If applicable details on additional selection requirements are outlined in the course descriptions in the UAC course search.

Other admission options

Tertiary Preparation Programs

If you have completed a Tertiary Preparation Program, your application will be considered on this basis.

Limited ATAR

If you are eligible for a Limited ATAR, your application will be considered on this basis.

Applicants who have completed prior higher education study may be assessed and selected for admission if they meet one or more of the following criteria, in addition to any course-specific entry requirements including but not limited to interviews, referee reports and portfolios:

  • For bachelor degree, associate degree and undergraduate certificate – a completed higher education qualification at AQF level 4 (certificate IV) or above, or equivalent, from an accredited higher education provider or from a registered training organisation (RTO)

Other admission options

Tertiary Preparation Programs

If you have completed a Tertiary Preparation Program, your application will be considered on this basis.

Applicants who have completed prior vocational education study may be assessed and selected for admission if they meet one or more of the following criteria, in addition to any course-specific entry requirements including but not limited to interviews, referee reports and portfolios:

  • For bachelor degree, associate degree and undergraduate certificate – a completed higher education qualification at AQF level 4 (certificate IV) or above, or equivalent, from an accredited higher education provider or from a registered training organisation (RTO)

Other admission options

Tertiary Preparation Programs

If you have completed a Tertiary Preparation Program, your application will be considered on this basis.

To discuss your eligibility before submitting an application to UAC, contact Excelsia College.

Mature-aged or post-school applicants may be admitted based on employment experience and/or an interview process. You are encouraged to apply and contact Excelsia College to find out how you can enter into a program.

Applicants who do not meet the formal entry requirements may be considered on a case by case basis.

Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

Mature-aged or post-school applicants may be admitted on the basis of the STAT Multiple Choice test.

There are commonly accepted overseas secondary qualifications that Excelsia College may take into consideration. Check your qualification.

Contact Excelsia College to discuss eligibility for admission before submitting an application to UAC.

English language proficiency

If you hold overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications from countries where English is not the standard language of instruction, you must provide evidence of English language proficiency.

General information for Excelsia College

Courses available

Undergraduate Postgraduate

Important dates

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