Entry Requirements

To be accepted to study on a student visa in Australia, you will need to demonstrate a sufficient level of English language proficiency, and meet minimum academic requirements.

English language skills
English language skills are a requirement for receiving an Australian student visa. IELTS is the only test accepted by the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) for visa purposes.

Institutions set their own English language requirements for course entry, and the IELTS score needed for your course may be different to the score needed to secure your visa.

IELTS test to have been conducted not more than 24 months before the day on which the application was made.

Academic requirements
To gain entry into an Australian undergraduate course you will need to have an Australia Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (Year 12), or the overseas equivalent. Some undergraduate courses may also have specific pre-requisite subjects.

As well as the satisfactory completion of at least one degree at undergraduate level, your institution may take research ability or relevant work experience into consideration.