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English Language Entry Requirements

The most recent English result will be used as evidence of English language proficiency.

Program

IELTS

TOEFL (IBT)

Academic English Preparation AEP 3 - Overall 5.0
with a minimum of 4.5 in each skill
AEP 4 - Overall 5.5
with a minimum of 5.0 in each skill
AEP 3 - Overall 40
(writing no less than 12)
AEP 4 - Overall 52
(writing with no less than 16) 
Access English 6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each band  Overall 68  (writing no less than 18)
4T Foundation Studies (Standard) 6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each band  Overall 68 (writing no less than 18)
3T Foundation Studies (Rapid) 6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each band  Overall 68 (writing no less than 18)

4T Foundation Studies (Extended)
(with 5 weeks preparation study)

5.5 overall with minimum 5.0 in each band   Overall 52 (writing no less than 16)
Diploma of Computing  6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each band   Overall 68 (writing no less than 18)
Diploma of Liberal Studies  6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each band   Overall 68 (writing no less than 18)
Diploma of Music  6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each band   Overall 68 (writing no less than 18)
Diploma of Creative Design  6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each band   Overall 68 (writing no less than 18)
Diploma of Science  6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each band   Overall 68 (writing no less than 18)

Academic Requirements

Diploma of Computing
Diploma of Creative Design
Diploma of Liberal Studies
Diploma of Music*
Diploma of Science

Country

Qualification

Entry Requirement

Australia

ATAR
QLD OP
ANU Foundation Studies Programs

70
13
62% - 68%

Bangladesh 1 year tertiary studies On a case by case basis
Bhutan 1 year tertiary studies On a case by case basis
China

Senior Middle 3

Gao Kao

 

 

80% 

480    324 (67.5% of total score)
660    446
750    506
900    608

Hong Kong

HKDSE

 

 

Best of 4, aggregate of 11

Assessed on the best 4 subjects excluding Chinese Language, Physical Education, Technology and Living, Tourism and Hospitality, Health Management and Social Care, and Religious Studies where 5** = 6; 5* = 5.5; 5 = 5; 4 = 4; 3 = 3; 2 = 2; and 1 = 1 HKDSE must include Core Maths & Extended Maths 1 for Diploma of Computing.

India ISC 75%
India AISSC Aggregate of  9
Indonesia Ujian Nasional (UN) Ujian Nasional (UN) GPA 7.5 in 4 academic subjects
International Baccalaureate   25

Japan

Upper Secondary School Certificate of Graduation (Year 3)

Average of 3.5 in academic subjects

Malaysia

STPM
UEC

Best 3 with minimum 2 C+ and 1 C, total 5
Aggregate of 24 across best 6 subjects

Nepal Higher Secondary School Certificate (10 +1)  80%
Pakistan 1 year tertiary studies On a case by case basis
Russian Federation Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Onschem Obrazovanii (Certificate of [Complete] Education) GPA 4.5and United State Examination Certificate

Singapore A level

8 aggregate best 3 H2 (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1) and best H1 (A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5)
Saudi Arabia
1 year tertiary studies On a case by case basis
South Korea CSAT

245 (Diploma)

Sri Lanka A Levels Best 3 subjects with an aggregate of 5
Taiwan GSAT 5 subjects with a grade of 55
Thailand Matayom 6 GPA 2.8
United Arab Emirates  1 year tertiary studies On a case by case basis
United Kingdom  A Levels Best of 3, 10 points (A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1) or best of 4, 12 points (whichever provides the higher rank)
United States

 

Accredited US high school diploma

 

GPA of 2.0 and one of the followings:

  • SAT score of 1430 (before March 2016 out of 2400)
  • SAT score of 1050 (after March 2016 out of 1600)
  • ACT score of 21

Vietnam Year 12 Graduation Diploma GPA 7.5

*For those studying the Diploma of Music, they must demonstrate proficiency in music by submitting a recorded performance ANU assessment, or a pass at Grade 5 standard of the Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) or equivalent. Progression to the performance major in the Bachelor of Music will require a second audition at ANU.

Applicants should be advised that assessment is on the basis of the highest qualification attempted and/or achieved. The University reserves the right to alter or discontinue its programs as required. The scores published should be used as a guide only and the University may vary these requirements at any time.




Acceptable English language test scores as per Department of Home Affairs (Please refer to the above tables for course specific entry requirements)

Where evidence of English Ianguage is required, the following minimum English language test score from the following providers will be accepted:

English language provider test

Minimum test score

Minimum test score where combined with at least 10 weeks ELICOS

Minimum test score where combined with at least 20 weeks ELICOS

International English Language Testing System

5.5

5

4.5

*Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper based

527

500

450

TOEFL internet based test

46

35

32

Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English)

162

154

147

Pearson Test of English Academic

42

36

30

Occupational English Test**

Pass

Pass

Pass

*The TOEFL paper based test will only be accepted from limited countries.
** The Occupational English Test includes a mark between A and E. An A or B is considered a pass.

The test must have been taken no more than two years before the student visa application is made.

Where our online application system indicates that documentary evidence of English language proficiency is required, it is important for you to attach these documents to your visa application before lodging your application. Failure to do so may result in visa refusal.

Country

ANUC FS Extended

ANUC FS Standard/Rapid

Australia

Year 11 (60% in relevant subjects)

Year 11 (70% in relevant subjects)

China Senior year 2 or Senior 3 - 60% or above in relevant subjects Senior year 2 or Senior 3 - 70% or above in relevant subjects
Hong Kong Form 5 with satisfactory results in 4 academic subjects
HKDSE - 2 Level 2 and 1 Level 1 in relevant subjects 
Form 5 with satisfactory results in 4 academic subjects
HKDSE - 3 relevant subjects at Level 2
Indonesia SMA2 - GPA 6.5 in 4 academic subjects
SMA2 - GPA 7.0 - 7.5 in 4 academic subjects
Japan Kotogakko/Upper Secondary School Certificate year 2 - Grade 3 - 4 in academic subjects 
Kotogakko/Upper Secondary School Certificate year 2 - Grade 4 - 5 in academic subjects 
Macau  Form 5 / Senior Middle 2 60 - 65% in academic subjects Form 5 / Senior Middle 2 65 - 75% in academic subjects
Malaysia SPM (or forecast) - aggregate of 30 or less across 5 academic subjects SPM (or forecast) - aggregate of 20 or less across 5 academic subjects
Singapore Singapore O levels (or forecast) - aggregate of 30 or less across 5 academic subjects Singapore O levels (or forecast) - aggregate of 20 or less across 5 academic subjects
South Korea High School Certificate Year 2 - Rank 4 - 5 High School Certificate Year 2 - Rank 2 - 3
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka O level C grade in 4 academic subjects
IGCES - 2 C grades and 2 D grades in 4 relevant subjects
Sri Lanka O level B grade in 4 academic subjects
IGCES - 2 B grades and 2 C grades in 4 relevant subjects
Taiwan Senior Year 2 - 60% or above in 4 relevant subjects Senior Year 2 - 70% or above in 4 relevant subjects
Thailand Matayom 5 GPA 2.2 in academic subjects Matayom 5 GPA 2.5 in academic subjects
Vietnam Year 11 - GPA 7.0 Year 11 - GPA 7.5

*Foundation program is not available to students who have completed Year 12 or equivalent qualifications taught in English. 

Applicants should be advised that assessment is on the basis of the highest qualification attempted and/or achieved.
The University reserves the right to alter or discontinue its programs as required. The scores published should be used as a guide only and the University may vary these requirements at any time.