International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate is a comprehensive international education program offered in more than 140 countries.

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from students who have completed the International Baccalaureate Diploma program. To be admitted to the University, you must:

Minimum entry scores

International Baccalaureate students must meet equivalent entry standards to other applicants. The following table provides an overview of the International Baccalaureate Diploma points considered equivalent to various Australian Tertiary Admission Ranks.

 
2015 Conversion

IB points ATAR equivalent
2015 Conversion IB pointsWA course2015 Conversion IB pointsWA course ATAR equivalentInternational Baccalaureate equivalent29
ATAR equivalentInternational Baccalaureate equivalent 80
35 2015 Conversion IB pointsWA course ATAR equivalentInternational Baccalaureate equivalent92
37 95
2015 Conversion IB pointsWA course2015 Conversion IB pointsWA course ATAR equivalentInternational Baccalaureate equivalent38 ATAR equivalentInternational Baccalaureate equivalent 96
40
2015 Conversion IB pointsWA course ATAR equivalentInternational Baccalaureate equivalent98
42 99

Equivalent subjects

The following table shows International Baccalaureate subject equivalents to WA Certificate of Education courses, which will satisfy course and major prerequisites.

WA course International Baccalaureate equivalent
2015 Conversion IB pointsWA course2015 Conversion IB pointsWA course ATAR equivalentInternational Baccalaureate equivalentEnglish/Literature ATAR equivalentInternational Baccalaureate equivalent
  • Language A: Literature (SL) - 4 or above
  • Language A: Literature (HL) - 3 or above
  • Language A: Language and Literature (SL) - 4 or above
  • Language A: Language and Literature (HL) - 3 or above
  • English B (HL) - 5 or above
  • English A1 (SL) - 4 or above
  • English A1 (HL) - 3 or above
  • English A2 (SL) - 4 or above
  • English A2 (HL) - 3 or above
Mathematics 2C/2D
(Mathematics Applications ATAR [from 2016])
2015 Conversion IB pointsWA course ATAR equivalentInternational Baccalaureate equivalent
  • Mathematical Studies (SL) - 4 or above
Mathematics 3C/3D
(Mathematics Methods ATAR [from 2016])

  • Mathematics (SL) - 4 or above
  • Mathematics (HL) - 3 or above
2015 Conversion IB pointsWA course2015 Conversion IB pointsWA course ATAR equivalentInternational Baccalaureate equivalentMathematics: Specialist 3C/3D
(Mathematics Specialist ATAR [from 2016])
ATAR equivalentInternational Baccalaureate equivalent
  • Mathematics (HL) - 3 or above
  • Further Mathematics (SL) - 4 or above
  • Further Mathematics (HL) - 3 or above
  • Advanced Mathematics (SL) - 4 or above (old)

Chemistry 3A/3B
(Chemistry ATAR [from 2016])

2015 Conversion IB pointsWA course ATAR equivalentInternational Baccalaureate equivalent
  • Chemistry (SL) - 4 or above
  • Chemistry (HL) - 3 or above
Physics 3A/3B
(Physics ATAR [from 2016])
  • Physics (SL) - 4 or above
  • Physics (HL) - 3 or above