Entry requirements for the UWA Foundation Program

Entry to the UWA Foundation Program is for international students who meet these English language and academic requirements.

You should be aware that international students who are granted Australian permanent residency after accepting a place in the course may complete UWAFP, but are not guaranteed entry to UWA.

English language requirements

Students are expected to achieve these test scores at orientation:

COURSE INTENSIVE (30 WEEKS) STANDARD (40 WEEKS) EXTENDED (60 WEEKS)
IELTS COURSEIELTSTOEFL PAPERTOEFL (IBT)SINGAPORE GCE O LEVELGCSE/IGCSE; GCE A LEVELHKCEEHKALE USE OF ENGLISHSPM5.5 (no band less than 5.5) INTENSIVE (30 WEEKS)5.5 (no band less than 5.0) STANDARD (40 WEEKS)5.0 (no band less than 5.0)
TOEFL PAPER EXTENDED (60 WEEKS)525 TWE 4.5 513 TWE 4.0 500 TWE 4.0
TOEFL (IBT) 71 (Writing 19) 65 (Writing 16) 56 (Writing 16)
SINGAPORE GCE O LEVEL C6
C6 D7
GCSE/IGCSE; GCE A LEVEL COURSEIELTSTOEFL PAPERTOEFL (IBT)SINGAPORE GCE O LEVELGCSE/IGCSE; GCE A LEVELHKCEEHKALE USE OF ENGLISHSPMC INTENSIVE (30 WEEKS)C
STANDARD (40 WEEKS)D
HKCEE EXTENDED (60 WEEKS)Level 3
Level 3 Level 2
HKALE USE OF ENGLISH E
E E
SPM

C+

C+
C+

Academic requirements

UWA Foundation Program has one over-riding admissions policy -– Taylors College Perth will accept your application only if your past results indicate that you are able to pass the UWA Foundation Program.

Australia
Year 11
Bahrain
Secondary School Leaving Certificate
Bangladesh [1]
Higher Secondary School Certificate/Intermediate Certificate (Yr 11 or 12)
Brunei
GCE O Level (or forecast)
China [1]
Gao Er or Gao San (Yr 11 or 12)
Germany
Intermediate School Leaving Certificate (Yr 11)
Hong Kong
HKCEE
India [1]
Standard XI or Standard XII or equivalent
Indonesia
SMU 2 or SMU 3
Iran [1]
High School Diploma/Pre University Certificate
Japan
Year 2 or Year 3 Upper Secondary School Certificate
Kenya
GCSE O Level or Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education
Korea
Grade 11 or 12 Senior High School Certificate
Kuwait
General Secondary School Certificate
Macau
Form 5 or Senior Middle 2
Malaysia
SPM (or forecast), Senior Middle 2 or UEC (or forecast)
Oman
Secondary School Leaving Certificate
Pakistan [1]
Intermediate/Higher Secondary School Certificate (Yr 11 or 12)
Qatar
General Secondary Education Certificate
Russia [1]
Certificate of Secondary Education (Attestat)
Saudi Arabia
General Secondary Education Certificate
Singapore
GCE O Level Forecast/Preliminary
Sri Lanka [1]
Sri Lankan GCE O Levels and A Levels
Taiwan
Senior High School Year 2 or 3
Thailand
Matayom 5 or Matayom 6
Turkey [1]
State High School Diploma
UAE
General Secondary Education Certificate
Vietnam [1]
Year 11
Other countries
Please contact the International Admissions Centre

[1]: Subject to Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) approval.