Courses with higher English language requirements

The following courses have higher English language requirements. To view the criteria, please click the course and go to the admission criteria tab.

Please download the English competency equivalents chart.pdf [68kB] for requirements of accepted English proficiency tests other than the IELTS Academic.

Faculty / School Course
Faculty of Health Sciences Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
Comprehensive Stream
Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Registered Nurse Conversion Australian Registration Nurse Stream*

The specific requirement listed below does not apply to B-NURSCON – Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Conversion Program for Registered Nurses (Top-up) offered at Curtin Singapore campus
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Bachelor of Pharmacy
Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy) (Honours)
Bachelor of Science (Oral Health Therapy)
Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy)
Bachelor of Science (Speech Pathology)
Bachelor of Social Work
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Physiotherapy*
Master of Clinical Physiotherapy*

Master of Dietetics*
Master of Molecular Medicine*
Master of Nursing Practice*
Master of Occupational Therapy*
Master of Pharmacy – Graduate Entry Master (GEM)*
Master of Psychology (Clinical/Counselling)*
Master of Psychology (Professional)*
Master of Speech Pathology – Graduate Entry Master (GEM)*
Doctor of Physiotherapy*
All postgraduate coursework programs offered by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine.
Faculty of Humanities Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)
Bachelor of Education (Primary Education)
Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education)
Master of Teaching**
Faculty of Science and Engineering Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Science (Medical Radiation Science) – Major: Medical
Imaging/Radiation Therapy
Higher Degree by Research English Language Entry Requirements refer to the course page on

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