Admission Requirements

Listed are the minimum levels required for entry. Academic subjects relevant to the course of study are considered only. All listed qualifications are 'Pass' level minimum.

Country Foundation Diploma

Africa

Year 11 GCE A

Year 12 GCE A

Australia

Successful completion of Year 11 or equivalent (not offer to Australian)

Satisfactory ATAR score or IB 22
Successful completion of La Trobe Melbourne Foundation

Bangladesh

Year 11 with 50%

Completion of Higher School Certificate with a grade average of 50%

Argentina

Completion of High School Certificate

Brazil

Satisfactory pass in Certificado de Ensino Medio with an average of 6.0 in 4 subjects

Satisfactory pass in Certificado de Ensino Medio with an average of 7.0 in 4 subjects

Brunei

GCE O-levels with 4 passes

2 passes in the GCE A-levels

Cambodia

Upper Secondary Education(Year 11) with average C grade

Diploma of Upper Secondary Education(Year 12) with average C grade

Canada

Successful completion of year 11, 60% average

Successful completion of year 12, 60% average

Chile

Licencia de Educacion, average of grade of 5.5

Licencia de Educacion, average of grade of 5.7

China

Successful completion of Senior Middle 2 with an average of 70%

Successful completion of Senior Middle 3 with a B average or 75% average in 4 academic subjects

Colombia

Bachillerato with a minimum average of 65%

Bachillerato with a minimum average of 70%

Egypt

Satisfatory pass in Certificate of Secondary Education

Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education of Al-Azhar Training Diploma

Fiji

Successful completion of Form 6 School Leaving Certificate with an overall score of 260

Successful completion of Form 7 with a B in English and Maths and a pass in all other subjects, with an overall score of 240

France

Year 11 equivalent

accalaureate with an average of 10

Ghana

Successful completion of O-levels: passes in 3 subjects with a minimum E grade

2 passes in the GCE A-levels

Global Assessment Certificate

Average of 55%

Average of 65%

Hong Kong

Successful completion of Form 5 (HKCEE) with passes in 4 subjects

1 A-level pass and 2 AS-level passes in the HKALE

Hong Kong (new system)

  • Band 1 schools - minimum of 40 - 45% average
  • Band 2 schools - minimum of 45 - 50% average
  • Band 3 schools - minimum of 50 - 55% average

2 core subjects at Level 3 and 2 electives at Level 2

IB

21

22

India

Year 11 with 45%

Completion of the All India Senior School Certificate or State Board or Higher Secondary Education with 50%

Indonesia

SMU II with an average grade of 6.0

Completion of SMU III with an average grade of 7.0 in 4 academic subjects

Iran

High School Diploma

Pe-University Certificate

Japan

Successful completion of Kotogakko Year 2

High school graduation with a B-grade average or a GPA of 3.0

Kenya

Completion of KCSE with a D+ average; or GCE O-levels with passes in 4 subjects

Completion of KCSE with a C-grade average; or 2 passes in the GCE A-levels; or 3 passes in AS-levels

Korea

Year 11 (High School Senior Middle 2)with a C-grade average; GPA 3.0

High School Diploma GPA 3.0 (High School Senior Middle 3)

Lebanon

Completion of year 11 70%

Baccalaureat (Libanaise/Technique)

Macau

Pass in Senior Middle 2 or Form 5

Senior Secondary School Diploma

Malaysia

Successful completion of Form 5 (SPM); or successful completion of Senior Middle 2 or equivalent

2 passes at minimum D grade in the STPM; 4 B grades in academic subjects in Senior Middle 3

Malawi

Successful completion of O-levels: passes in 3 subjects with minimum E grade

2 passes in the GCE A-levels

Mauritius

GCE O-levels: 4 passes

GCE A-levels: 2 passes

Mexico

Bachillerato with a minimum average of 6.5

Bachillerato with a minimum average of 7

Mozambique

Yr 12 is not considered equivalent to Australian Yr 12.

Myanmar

Successful completion of Year 11 equivalent (Myanmar Matriculation)

1 year of post-secondary study with an overall grade of 60%

Nepal

Completion of Higher School Certificate with a grade average of 45%

Completion of Higher School Certificate with a grade average of 55%

Oman

General Secondary Education Certificate/ Thanawiya Amma

Additional year of study following General Secondary Education Certificate or Year 12 program

Pakistan

Completion of Higher School Certificate with a grade average of 50%

Completion of Higher School Certificate\Intermediate Certificate with a grade average of 55%

Papua New Guinea

Completion of Senior High School with a grade average of 60%

Completion of Senior High School with a grade average of 70%

Phillipines

High School Diploma and National College Entrance Examination with B average

Successful completion of Associate Degree

Russia

Certificate of Secondary Education GPA of 3.0 or above (at grade 11)

Certificate of Secondary Education GPA of 4.0 or above (at grade 11)

Saudi Arabia

General Secondary Education Certificate

Additional year of study following General Secondary Education Certificate or Year 12 program

Singapore

GCE O-levels (or forecast) with 4 passes

2 passes in the GCE A Levels or forecast

South Africa

Successful completion of Year 11

Successful completion of Year 12

Sri Lanka

GCE O-levels: 4 passes

2 passes in the GCE London A Levels Sri Lanka GCE A levels - 3 passes

Sweden

Assessed on an individual basis

Avgangsbetyg with a grade average of 2.5 and a 4 in English

Taiwan

Successful completion of Senior Middle 2 with an average of 60%

Successful completion of Senior Middle 3 with a B average or 70% in 4 academic subjects

Tanzania

Successful completion of O-levels with passes in 4 subjects or equivalent

2 passes in the GCE A-levels

Thailand

Successful completion of Matayom 5 with a GPA of 2.5

Successful completion of Matayom 6 with a GPA of 2.00

Turkey

Successful completion of Lise Diplomasi

Lise Diplomasi - Grade 3 (60% or above)

Uganda

Successful completion of O-levels with passes in 4 subjects (or equivalent)

2 passes in the GCE A-levels

United Arab Emirates

General Secondary Education Certificate

Additional year of study following General Secondary Education Certificate or Year 12 program

UK Education System

5 GCE passes minimum grade C

120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level

USA

Successful completion of Grade 11 or equivalent

Successful completion of High School Diploma with GPA of 2.5

Vietnam

Successful completion of Year 11 with 5.0 average

Successful completion of Year 12 with 6.0 average

Zambia

GCE O levels - 4 passes

2 passes in the GCE A levels

Zimbabwe

GCE O levels - 4 passes

2 passes in the GCE A Levels or ZimSec

English Admission Requirements

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Course Requirements

GCE O/L English

English-C6

GCE A/L general

English-D7

SPM/STPM Eng

C

HK CEE Eng

3

IELTS (Academic)

5.5 no band than 5

TOEFL-Paper

525 TWE 4.0

TOEFL-Internet

72 no band less than 18

La Trobe Melbourne

4b EFS

PTE Academic

48 no skills less than 46

*La Trobe Melbourne will accept the successful completion of at least one year of senior secondary or post secondary program, where English was the language of instruction and at a suitable academic level, only if completed within the last two years.

 

Diploma of Bioscience, Diploma of Health Sciences, Diploma of Mass Media and Communications

English language qualification Foundation Studies
Diploma of Business
Diploma of Information Technology
Diplomas of Bioscience
Diploma of Health Sciences
Diploma of Mass Media and Communications

GCE O-level English

English - C6

English - C6

GCE A-level General

English - D7

English - C6

SPM/STPM English

C

B

HKCEE English

3

2

HKALE

D

C

HKDSE

3

4

IELTS (Academic)

5.5 (no band score below 5.0)

6.0 (no band score below 5.5)

TOEFL-Paper

525 TWE 4.0

550 TWE 5.0

TOEFL-Internet

72 (no band less than 18)

80 (no band less than 20)

La Trobe Melbourne

EFS 4

EFS 5

PTE Academic

48 (no skill less than 46)

50 (no skill less than 50)

If you do not have one of the above qualifications, you may still be able to enter a La Trobe Melbourne diploma program if you have successfully completed at least one year of an eligible senior secondary or post-secondary program within the last two years. This program must be at a suitable academic level, with English as the language of instruction. For a list of eligible programs, contact admissions@latrobemelbourne.edu.au. You may also meet the English language requirement through undertaking an English language direct entry course.