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International 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.

Academic Requirements

Country Foundation Diploma

Afghanistan

Completion of Afghanistan Baccalauria

Afghanistan Baccalauria grade average 60% in final year results

Australia

Successful completion of Year 11 or equivalent - International students only (3 core subjects D or above)

Year 12 satisfactory ATAR score or completion of Foundation Studies programˆ

Azerbaijan

Successful completion of Attestat

Attestat with minimum grade 4.0

Bangladesh

Year 11 with GPA of 5.0

Completion of Year 12 (Higher Secondary Education Board with GPA of 3.5)

Brazil

Completion of Certificado de Ensino Medio

Certificado de Ensino Medio grade average of 5.6 in final year results

Brunei

3 GCE passes minimum grade D

120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level

Cambodia

Year 11 average of C

Diploma of Upper Secondary Education with a minimum score of 50%

Canada

Successful completion of year 11, 60% average

Successful completion of year 12, 60% average

Chile

Successful completion of Licencia de Educacion Media

Licencia de Educacion Media final year grade of 4.0, plus an overall score on the Prueba de Seleccion Universitaria of 600 - 649

China

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

Senior Middle School 3 with 60% average/Engineering and Computer Science 70%

Colombia

Successful completion of Bachillerato

Bachillerato with a minimum average of 70%

Egypt

Certificate of Secondary Education with 60% average

Advanced Certificate of Secondary or Technical Education with 60% average

Fiji

Form 6 average of 50% in best 4 subjects

Form 7 average of 50% in best 3 subjects

France

Completion of the French Baccleaureat

French Baccleaureat: Grade Average of 10/20

Ghana

5 passes in SSCE at grade D7 or above

5 passes in SSCE at grade C6 or above

Global Assessment

Average of 55%

Average of 65%

Gulf States

Completion of Tawjahiya / Thanawiya: minimum 60% average

Completion of the Foundation Studies Programˆ

Hong Kong

Successful completion of Secondary 5

HDSKE 8 points from best 4 subjects

IB

15

20

India

Year 11 with 55% (top 4 academic subjects)

Completion of the All India Senior School Certificate or Higher Secondary Education with 60% (top 4 academic subjects)

Indonesia

SMU II with an average grade of 6.0

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

International Baccalaureate

Minimum of total 15 points

Minimum of total 20 points

Iran

High School Diploma

Pe-University Certificate

Japan

Successful completion of Kotogakko Year 2

Kotogakko Year 3, 50% D grade average or GPA 2.5

Kazakhstan

Successful completion of Attestat / Svidetel stvo o Srednem Obschchem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education)

Attestat / Svidetel stvo o Srednem Obschchem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education) with minimum grade 4.0

Kenya

5 KCSE at grade D7 or above

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

Korea

Year 11 with a C grade average or General Senior High School Certificate

High School leaving certificate  50% C grade average

Kuwait

Completion of Tawjahiya / Thanawiya: minimum 60% average

Completion of the Foundation Studies Programˆ

Lebanon

Completion of year 11 70%

Baccalaureat (Libanaise/Technique)

Macau

Successful completion of Senior High School (Year 2) with 60% average

Successful completion of Senior High School (Year 3) with 60% average

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

Mauritius

3 GCE passes minimum grade C

120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level

Mexico

Bachillerato with a minimum average of 6.5

Bachillerato with a minimum average of 7

Myanmar

Completion of basic Education High School Examination Matriculation: Pass overall

Successful Completion of technical high school diploma with an overall pass

Nepal

Completion of the All India Senior School Certificate or Higher Secondary Education with 60%

Completion of Higher School Certificate with a grade average of 60%

Nigeria

5 passes in SSCE at grade D7 or above

5 passes in SSCE at grade C6 or above

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 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

Year 11, B average (High school Diploma)

Successful completion of Associate Degree

Russia

Certificate of Secondary Education GPA of 3.0 or above

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

Saudi Arabia

Completion of Tawjahiya / Thanawiya: minimum 60% average

Completion of the Foundation Studies Programˆ

Singapore

GCE O levels – 3 passes (academic - D or above)

120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level

South Africa

Successful completion of Year 11

Successful completion of Year 12

Sri Lanka

GCE O-levels with 4 passes

GCE A-levels with 2 passes OR Sri Lanka A-Levels with 3

Taiwan

Successful completion of Senior High School (Year 2) with 60% average

Successful completion of Senior High School (Year 3) with 60% average

Tanzania

Certificate in Secondary Education - 5 passes at grade E

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) /East Africa Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE): 2 subjects at grade grade E or above. National Form VI Examination /Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE): grade S or above in 2 subjects

Thailand

Successful completion of Matayom 5 with GPA of 2.5

Successful completion of Matayom 6 with GPA of 2.00

Turkey

Successful completion of Lise Diplomasi

Successful completion of Lise Diplomasi — Grade 3 (60% or above)

Uganda

5 passes at Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) grade 8 or above (2 semester)

2 passes at Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) when grades 1-6 are obtained. Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) /East Africa Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE) - 2 subjects at grade D or above

United Arab Emirates

Completion of Tawjahiya / Thanawiya: minimum 60% average

Completion of the Foundation Studies Programˆ

United Kingdom

3 GCE passes minimum grade C

120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level

USA

Successful completion of Year 11 or equivalent

Successful completion of High School Diploma with GPA of 2.5

Vietnam

Successful completion of Year 11 with 6.0 average. Hoàn thành lớp 11 với điểm trung bình 6.0

Successful completion of Year 12 with 6.0 average. Hoàn thành lớp 12 với điểm trung bình 6.0

Zambia

5 passes at ZSC with minimum grade 8 (2 semesters)

Successful completion of Foundation Studies

Zimbabwe

5 passes in ZGCE O Level at grade D (2 semesters)

2 passes in ZIMSEC A level grade D

English Requirements

English language qualification Foundation Studies  Diploma of Business
Diploma of Information Technology
Diploma of Bioscience
Diploma of Engineering
Diploma of Health Sciences
Diploma of Media and Communication
Cambridge English Level B2 Level B2 Level C1 Level C1
HKDSE 3 3 4 4
IB English Minimum of 3 in English A or minimum of 4 in English B Minimum of 3 in English A or minimum of 4 in English B Minimum of 4 in English A or minimum of 5 in English B Minimum of 4 in English A or minimum of 5 in English B
IELTS (Academic) 5.5 (no band score below 5.0) 5.5 (no band score below 5.5) 6.0 (no band score below 5.5) 6.5 (no band score below 6.0)
La Trobe Melbourne EFS 4B EFS 4B EFS 5B EFS 6B
PTE Academic 42 (no skill less than 36) 42 (no skill less than 42) 50 (no skill less than 42) 64 (no skill less than 59)
SPM/STPM English C C B B
TOEFL-Internet 55 (Writing no less than 16) 55 (Writing no less than 20) 60 (Writing no less than 20) 60 (minimum SLR 18: W22)

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.