Undergraduate Admission Requirements

For International Students

Country

Qualification and Minimum Entry Requirements

Bangladesh

Completion of Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) with a minimum Grade Point average of 4.0 (70-79%) – separate evidence or English competency is required.

Brunei

Three passes (Grade C or better) in the Brunei Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level Exam (GCE) and two passes (minimum of 5 points) in the Brunei Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level Exam (GCE). Separate evidence of English competency is required.

China

Successful completion of the National College Entrance Examination (NCEE) (also known as Gao Kao) and obtain an aggregate of the required individual subjects which is equivalent to 67% of the overall maximum score, or a grade of 322/480,402/600, 503/750, 543/810 or 603/900 AND English competence OR completion of one year of a bachelor degree at a recognised university and English competence.

Hong Kong

Completion of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) with a point score of 15 from the best five subjects with at least a grade of 4 in English language or with separate evidence of English.

India

Completion of All India Secondary School Certificate awarded by Central Board of Secondary Education with an average of 60% in four subjects, one of which must be English (60% or better) or with separate evidence of competence in English or GCE ‘O’ Level – credit in 5 relevant academic subjects including English or 5 Credits and English Competence.

Indonesia

Successful completion of Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Atas (SMA) (Certificate of Completion from Academic Senior Secondary School) with an overall average grade of at least 8.0 and at last an overall grade of 8.0 from the Surat Keterangan Hasil Ujian Nasional (SKHUN) (Certificate of Graduation) with separate evidence of English required OR completion of one or two years of a bachelor degree at a recognised institution and English competence.

Japan

Successful completion of first year of a Gakushi (Bachelor’s degree) at a recognised institution – separate evidence of English competence is required.

Kenya

Completion of the Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) with a pass with credit (grade 6 or better) in three subjects and two passes (min of one C and one D grade) in the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) managed by the Kenya National Examinations Council- separate evidence of English competence is required.

Mauritius

Three ‘Ordinary’ level passes (minimum grade C) in the Cambridge School Certificate (CSC) GCE ‘O’ level and two ‘Advanced’ Level passes minimum of 5 points) in the Cambridge Higher School Certificate (CHSC) GCE ‘A’ Level; and a grade C or better in ‘O’ level English, English Literature of English Language OR Successful completion of the Charles Telfair Institute, Foundation Studies Program – separate evidence of English is not required.

Myanmar

Successful completion of two years full-time study of a three years Bachelor degree (in in arts, economics, commerce and management, foreign languages, and science (including computer science) OR Successful completion of one year full-time study of a four years Bachelor degree (in community health, education, law, nursing, paramedical sciences, pharmacy, technology (including computer technology and nautical technology) at a recognised institution – separate evidence of English competence is required.

Nepal

Completion of one year full-time study of a four years Bachelor, or two years full-time study of a three years Bachelor from a recognized higher education institution, separate evidence of English competence is required.

Oman

Successful completion of one year of a degree at a recognised institution – separate evidence of English competence is required.

Pakistan

Completion of the Pakistan Higher Secondary Certificate/Intermediate Certificate with at least an average of 75% of the total marks (825 out of 1100), separate English competency is required. This qualification does not satisfy subject prerequisites.

Russia

Successful completion of one year of a four years full-time Bakalavr at a State institution or fully accredited private institution – separate evidence of English competence is required.

Saudi Arabia

Successful completion of the first year of a four year full-time Bachelor degree at one of the Section 1 Higher Education  institutions listed on AEI CEP; separate evidence of English competence is required.

South Korea

Completion of High School Diploma with a score of 300 (75%) in the National University Entrance Examination (College Scholastic Ability Test) (CSAT) – separate evidence of English competence is required.

Sri Lanka

Three ‘Ordinary’ level passes (min grade C) and two ‘Advanced’ level passes (min of one C and one D grade) in the General  Certificate of Education (GCE) with grade C in ‘O’ level English, English Literature or with separate evidence of English competence OR Three ‘Ordinary’ level passes with minimum grades of credit and two ‘Advanced’ level passes with minimum grades equal to 6 points in the Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (GCE) (Excluding General Paper) with credit in ‘O’ level English or with separate evidence of English competence.

Thailand

Successful completion of one year full-time study of a four years Bachelor degree at one of the Section 1 Higher Education institutions listed on AEI CEP, separate evidence of English competence is required.

United Arab Emirates

Successful completion of one year full-time study of a four years Bachelor degree at one of the Section 1 Higher Education institutions listed on AEI CEP, OR Successful completion of one year full-time study of a four years Bachelor degree with at least Grade of 3.00 out of 4.00 at one of the Section 2 Higher Education institutions listed on AEI CEP AND separate evidence of English competence is required.

United Kingdom

Three GCE O-level/GCSE passes and two GCE Advanced level passes (minimum 5 points: A=5; B=4; C=3; D=2; E=1). You must have Grade C or better in GCE O-level/GCSE English, English literature or English language, or provide separate evidence of English competence.

USA

FROM 2016 – United States High School Diploma or a High School Diploma based on a US curriculum with a GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 (or an average grade of B) and a Total score (Evidence-based Reading and Writing section and Math section) of at least 1000 out of 1600 in the SAT from the same sitting, a minimum of 400 in Evidence-based Reading and Writing section, and 400 in Math section is required. Separate evidence of English competence is not required.

Vietnam

From 2015 completion of the Bang Tu tai or Bang Tot nghiep Pho thong Trung hoc (Vietnamese Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma) with at least 8.00 in the score for graduation evaluation, separate evidence of English competence is required. For 2014 only – Completion of the Bang Tu tai or Bang Tot nghiep Pho thong Trung hoc (Vietnamese Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma) with an average of at least 80% in the four academic subjects (Maths, Literature and two elective subjects) in the Thi Tot Nghiep Pho thong Trung hoc (Secondary School Leaving Examination), separate evidence of English
competence is required.
Zimbabwe Completion of the Zimbabwe Certificate of Secondary Education Advanced Level conducted by ZIMSEC with at least two Advanced level subjects passed at Principal level (Subsidiary pass is not acceptable) and achieved the required national Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) using the GCE A-Level Conversion AND a Grade C or better in English subject in Zimbabwe Certificate of Secondary Education at Ordinary Level.

Note: Students from countries not listed above should contact Curtin Sarawak for further details.

Malaysian (Undergraduate)

Country

Qualification and Minimum Entry Requirements

Malaysia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:
* Bachelor of Commerce courses (applies to all Commerce Single and Double Majors),Bachelor of Business Administration,
Bachelor of Technology
(Computer Systems and
Networking), Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication) and Bachelor of Science (Applied Geology)(Honours)

** Bachelor of Engineering

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) (Malay medium) – A minimum of 5 points obtained from at least two but no more than three Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) subjects (General Paper not accepted) and fulfil English Entry Requirement; points calculated as follows:

A=5, A- =4, B+ =4, B=3, B- =2, C+ = 2, C=1

OR

A minimum of 5 points obtained from two or three Advanced Level subjects; OR two Advanced level subjects and a maximum of two Advanced Subsidiary Levels (AS) are required and fulfill English Entry Requirement; Points calculated as follows:
Grades awarded from 2010 onwards:

A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1.

Grades awarded up to 2009:

A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1

AS Levels equal half of that of an Advanced Level, e.g. 3 points for an A*, 2.5 points for an A (prior to 2010);

OR

* Completion of the Malaysian Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) (Senior Middle Level) with 15 points aggregated from the best five academic subjects and fulfil English Entry Requirement. Points calculated as follows:
A1 = 8, A2 = 7, B3 =6, B4 =5, B5 =4, B6 =3, C7 =0, C8 =0

OR

**Completion of the Malaysian Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) (Senior Middle Level) with 22 points aggregated from the best five academic subjects and fulfil English Entry Requirement. Points calculated as follows:
A1 = 8, A2 = 7, B3 =6, B4 =5, B5 =4, B6 =3, C7 =0, C8 =0

Indicative Cut-Off Scores


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Cut-off scores key:

GCE : General Certificate of Education
STPM : Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia
IB : International Baccalaureate
ATAR : Australian Tertiary Admission Rank – applicable to all Australian matriculation
HKDSE : Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education
India : Includes All India Senior School Certificate awarded by The Central Board of Secondary School Education (CBSE), Indian School Certificate (ISC) awarded by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), Higher School Certificate (HSC) awarded by one of the State Secondary School Boards. Certificates awarded by the CBSE and the CISCE are generally considered to represent a higher level of achievement than state certificates.
Sri Lanka : GCE ‘A’ level issued by the Department of Examinations

Score Conversion for Advanced level/GCE/GCSE:
Grades awarded from 2010 onwards: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1
Grades awarded up to 2009: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1
AS Levels equal half of that of an Advanced Level, e.g. 3 points for an A*, 2.5 points for an A (prior to 2010)

Subject Grades Conversion for STPM : A=5, A- =4, B+ =4, B=3, B- =2, C+ = 2, C=1
The following UEC subjects are included in the aggregate of best five subject:
• Mathematics • Advance Mathematics I • Advance Mathematics II • Biology • Chemistry • Physics • Business Studies • Bookkeeping and Accounts • Accounting
• Economics • History • Geography • Computing and Information Technology

Note: scores for individual prerequisites may be taken into consideration for assessment purposes.

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