Australia

At UWE Bristol we are proud of our international reputation. With a thriving international community of students from over 140 countries worldwide, we are the perfect UK university to study at.

Entry requirements - Australia

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The experienced UWE Bristol International team will be happy to give you advice on the suitability of your qualifications for your chosen course.

Qualifications listed under each heading may satisfy UWE Bristol entry requirements to that level of study. This is not a guarantee of an offer of a place, which is at the University’s discretion.

Qualifications general to all Australian states

Entry onto foundation courses

If you do not meet the requirements for our Art and Design undergraduate degree courses, you may be considered for a foundation degree. You can find more information on the creative industries foundation courses available.

If you do not meet the requirements for our other undergraduate degree courses, you may be considered for a foundation or international year one course at our International College.

Upon successful completion, these courses offer guaranteed entry onto a UWE Bristol undergraduate degree course.

Entry onto undergraduate courses

AQF Certificate IV, AQF Diploma, RATE Advanced Certificate or RATE Associate Diploma is required for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate courses.

AQF Advanced Diploma or Bachelors degree (Ordinary) is required for entry onto Level 2/3 undergraduate courses.

The requirements listed above are the minimum requirements for entrance to UWE Bristol. Competitive courses may have higher requirements.

Entry onto postgraduate courses

Bachelors degree (Honours).

Please note: Where UWE Bristol has an academic agreement in place with an institution, greater flexibility in entry requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate courses may apply as outlined in those agreements.

Qualifications specific to Capital Territory

Entry onto undergraduate courses

Tertiary Entrance Statement. To be considered together with the UAI (University Admissions Index) and ACT Year 12 Certificate for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate courses.

Students must also pass at least five subjects (three majors and three minors; four majors and one minor; or five majors or more), of which at least three majors and one minor must be at tertiary accredited level.

Qualifications specific to New South Wales

Entry onto undergraduate courses

Higher School Certificate (HSC). To be considered together with the UAI (University Admissions Index) for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate courses.

Qualifications specific to Northern Territory

Entry onto undergraduate courses

Northern Territory Certificate of Education (NTCE). To be considered together with the Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate courses.

Qualifications specific to Queensland

Entry onto undergraduate courses

Overall Position (OP) to be considered together with the Tertiary Entrance Statement (TES) for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate courses.

Queensland Senior Certificate to be considered together with the Tertiary Entrance Statement (TES) and Overall Position (OP) for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate courses.

Qualifications specific to South Australia

Entry onto undergraduate courses

South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) to be considered together with the TER (Tertiary Admissions Rank) and a TES (Tertiary Entrance Score). Tertiary Entrance Rank (from 1997): a score of 88.20 or more should be obtained for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate courses.

Qualifications specific to Tasmania

Entry onto undergraduate courses

Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) to be considered in conjunction with the Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) and Tertiary Entrance Score (TES) for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate courses.

Qualifications specific to Victoria

Entry onto undergraduate courses

Tertiary Entrance Score (until 1993). Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Study Score. VCE to be considered together with the Equivalent National Tertiary Entrance Rank (ENTER) and study score for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate courses.

Victorian Equivalent National Tertiary Entrance Rank (ENTER) to be considered together with the study scores for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate courses.

Qualifications specific to Western Australia

Entry onto undergraduate courses

Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE) to be considered together with the Tertiary Entrance Score (TES) and Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER). Tertiary Entrance Rank (from 1998): a score of 88.20 or more should be obtained and Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE) from 1997 for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate courses.

English language requirements

To study at UWE Bristol you must demonstrate that your English level is high enough for university study. We accept a number of different Secure English Language Tests (SELT) for entry onto our degree courses, with IELTS being the most common. English language requirements vary slightly from subject to subject.

Please see a list of other acceptable English language qualifications.

What to do if you don't meet our entry requirements

If you do not quite meet our entry requirements, our International College offers a range of university preparation courses to teach you all you need to progress to UWE Bristol. We also have a pre-sessional English language course to get your English skills up to the standard required for entry to UWE Bristol.

Contacts

For UWE Bristol enquiries, please contact our expert:

Country manager

Ray PriestRay Priest
International Director: Asia Pacific
Managing Director: UWE International Educational Services
Based in Thailand

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International scholarships

Every year we offer a large number of scholarships to international students. Take a look at the full list of UWE Bristol International scholarships to find out more.

You may also want to consider other scholarships available from organisations independent of UWE Bristol.