Satisfactory completion of VCE or the equivalent from any Australian state or territory; Foundation Program; or International Baccalaureate Diploma (with a score of at least 20 in IB).
If there have been circumstances that have made it hard for you to study in Year 12, you should consider putting in a special consideration application via VTAC’s Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS).
Completion or part completion of an Australian higher education qualification or equivalent.
Completion of an Australian VET qualification to a Certificate IV level or above, or VCAL Senior completion.
Applicants are assessed on the basis of work experience relevant to the program; determined by type and level of employment, details of employer and length of employment. References and/or a statement from the employer substantiating the work claim are required.
Applicants are also required to submit a short statement articulating how they will use the knowledge, skills, abilities and personal qualities gained through life experience to succeed in their chosen course.
If you have no prior Year 12, VET qualifications, HE studies or relevant work experience that meets the program minimum entry requirements, you may sit the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) and achieve the required minimum score.
Minimum STAT ‘Written English’ score: 125
Minimum overall STAT ‘Multiple Choice’ score: 110 overall (one of the Quantitative or Verbal scores must also be a minimum of 110)
FNDE021 and FNDE023 are offered free of charge once only. Any repeat attempts at any of these units will be charged at the current Foundation Program rate.
Domestic applicants with academic qualifications are assessed for comparability using, but not limited to, the following resources:
You can view our international admission requirements here.
If you have existing formal qualifications, you may be eligible for exemptions for those previous studies.
Students who believe broader assessment of their school results, work experience, community engagement and other training/education achievements would be relevant to their application, may submit a supplementary portfolio to support their application.
Applicants in the following categories should submit a supplementary portfolio:
Please note: Course specific English language requirements and pre-requisites must still be met.
This should be attached to your application and be 250-400 words in length. Your statement should answer the following questions:
This should include all your work experience to date. It should include details of any paid, unpaid, voluntary, school based, full or part-time work. Which skills did you utilise whilst gaining this work experience.
You may wish to submit names and contact details of one or two professional or personal referees to support your application.