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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
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
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%
Russian Federation Attestat o Srednem (Polnom) Onschem Obrazovanii (Certificate of [Complete] Education) GPA 4.5 and 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
Sri Lanka A Levels Best 3 subjects with an aggregate of 5
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.
†Excludes nationals from Eastern Asia region - Chinese, Hong Kong Chinese, Japanese, South Korean, North Korean, Macanese, Mongolian and Taiwanese

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.

Foundation Studies*

Country ANUC FS Extended ANUC FS Standard/Rapid
Australia Year 11 (60% in relevant subjects) Year 11 (70% in relevant subjects)
Indonesia SMA2 - GPA 6.5 in 4 academic subjects SMA2 - GPA 7.0 - 7.5 in 4 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
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
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

*Applications from students who have already completed Year 12 or equivalent qualifications taught in English will be assessed on a case by case basis.

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.