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What best describes you?
Admission is based on your results from your previous studies at university, year 12 or previous studies at TAFE or another VET provider.
Previous studies at university
You must have successfully completed one of the following:
- A Curtin enabling or bridging course.
- The first year of a bachelor degree course at another Australian university.
- Four degree-level units via Open Universities Australia and met Curtin’s English language proficiency requirements.
- Four degree-level units at an Australian university and met Curtin’s English language proficiency requirements.
You must also meet any specific requirements for your chosen course.
High school results
You must have achieved the following:
1. Graduated from secondary school
Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) or equivalent interstate qualification.
2. Attained the ATAR score for your chosen course
Minimum or guaranteed ATAR score or equivalent. Year 12 WACE results are valid indefinitely and scores from 1992 onwards can be converted using the TISC ATAR calculator.
3. Achieved a scaled score of at least 50 your subjects
English ATAR, Literature ATAR or English as an Additional Language/Dialect ATAR, and the prerequisite ATAR subjects specific to your chosen course.
Admission to some Curtin courses is competitive and attaining the minimum ATAR may not guarantee admission.
TAFE or other VET provider
You must have achieved one of the following qualifications:
- Advanced Diploma
- Certificate IV.
You must also satisfy our English language proficiency requirements, through options such as completing certain TAFE communication units or the STAT test.
Ensure you also meet any specific requirements for your chosen course such as a portfolio submission.
Find out if you’re eligible for credit
If you have undertaken previous study or work that matches the content of some of your Curtin course units, you may be able to obtain credit for recognised learning, which exempts you from studying those units.
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