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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 (not offered to Australians, as equivalent to year 12)

Satisfactory ATAR score or IB 20
Successful completion of La Trobe Melbourne Foundation

Bangladesh

Refer to Admissions

Higher Secondary Certificate grade average of 3.5 in final year results

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 C

120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level

Cambodia

Upper Secondary Education(Year 11) with average C grade

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

Senior Middle School 2 with minimum 70%

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

Colombia

Successful completion of Bachillerato

Bachillerato with 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

Hong Kong

Successful completion of Secondary 5

HKDSE 8 points from best 4 subjects

IB

15

20

India

Refer to Admissions

All India Senior School Certificate or State Board or Higher Secondary Education with 60%

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

Kotogakko Year 3, 50% D grade average

Kenya

5 KCSE at grade D7 or above

5 KCSE at grade C6 or above

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% average

Baccalaureat (Libanaise/Technique)

Macau

Senior High School (Year 2) with 60% average

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 passes GCE O level minimum grade D

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 Higher School Certificate with a grade average of 45%

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

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

Refer to Admissions

Higher School Certificate/Intermediate Examination Certificate with a grade average of 60%

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

Successful completion of Certificate of Secondary Education

Successful completion of Certificate of Secondary Education with minimum grade 4.0

Saudi Arabia

General Secondary Education Certificate

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

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 - 3 passes (academic - D or above)

120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level / Sri Lankan A levels 3 passes

Taiwan

Senior High School (Year 2) with 60% average

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 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

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 grade D or above

United Arab Emirates

General Secondary Education Certificate

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

United Kingdom

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 6.0 average

Successful completion of Year 12 with 6.0 average

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
Diplomas of Bioscience
Diploma of Engineering
Diploma of Health Sciences
Diploma of Mass Media and Communications

Cambridge English

Level B2

Level C1

HKDSE

3

4

IB English

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

IELTS (Academic)

5.5 (no band score below 5.0)

6.0 (no band score below 5.5)

La Trobe Melbourne

EFS 4B

EFS 5B

PTE Academic

42 (no skill less than 36)

50 (no skill less than 42)

SPM/STPM English

C

B

TOEFL-Internet

55 (Writing no less than 16)

60 (Writing no less than 20)

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.