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UWE Bristol - Australia

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At UWE Bristol we are proud of our international reputation. With a thriving international community of students from over 140 countries worldwide, we are the perfect UK university to study at.

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Entry requirements - Australia

The experienced UWE Bristol International team will be happy to give you advice on the suitability of your qualifications for your chosen programme of study.

Qualifications listed under each heading may satisfy UWE Bristol entry requirements to that level of study. This is not a guarantee of an offer of a place, which is at the University’s discretion.

All students must also have a recognised English language qualification.

Qualifications general to all Australian states

Entry onto foundation programmes

If you do not quite meet the entry requirements for our undergraduate programmes, UWE Bristol offers foundation degrees or undergraduate degrees with foundation year entry.

Entry onto undergraduate programmes

AQF Certificate IV, AQF Diploma, RATE Advanced Certificate or RATE Associate Diploma is required for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate programmes.

AQF Advanced Diploma or Bachelors degree (Ordinary) is required for entry onto Level 2/3 undergraduate programmes.

Entry onto postgraduate programmes

Bachelors degree (Honours).

Qualifications specific to Capital Territory

Entry onto undergraduate programmes

Tertiary Entrance Statement. To be considered together with the UAI (University Admissions Index) and ACT Year 12 Certificate for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate programmes.

Students must also pass at least five subjects (three majors and three minors; four majors and one minor; or five majors or more), of which at least three majors and one minor must be at tertiary accredited level.

Qualifications specific to New South Wales

Entry onto undergraduate programmes

Higher School Certificate (HSC). To be considered together with the UAI (University Admissions Index) for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate programmes.

Qualifications specific to Northern Territory

Entry onto undergraduate programmes

Northern Territory Certificate of Education (NTCE). To be considered together with the Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate programmes.

Qualifications specific to Queensland

Entry onto undergraduate programmes

Overall Position (OP) to be considered together with the Tertiary Entrance Statement (TES) for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate programmes.

Queensland Senior Certificate to be considered together with the Tertiary Entrance Statement (TES) and Overall Position (OP) for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate programmes.

Qualifications specific to South Australia

Entry onto undergraduate programmes

South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) to be considered together with the TER (Tertiary Admissions Rank) and a TES (Tertiary Entrance Score). Tertiary Entrance Rank (from 1997): a score of 88.20 or more should be obtained for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate programmes.

Qualifications specific to Tasmania

Entry onto undergraduate programmes

Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) to be considered in conjunction with the Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER) and Tertiary Entrance Score (TES) for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate programmes.

Qualifications specific to Victoria

Entry onto undergraduate programmes

Tertiary Entrance Score (until 1993). Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Study Score. VCE to be considered together with the Equivalent National Tertiary Entrance Rank (ENTER) and study score for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate programmes.

Victorian Equivalent National Tertiary Entrance Rank (ENTER) to be considered together with the study scores for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate programmes.

Qualifications specific to Western Australia

Entry onto undergraduate programmes

Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE) to be considered together with the Tertiary Entrance Score (TES) and Tertiary Entrance Rank (TER). Tertiary Entrance Rank (from 1998): a score of 88.20 or more should be obtained and Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE) from 1997 for entry onto Level 1 undergraduate programmes.

What to do if you don't meet our entry requirements

If you do not quite meet our entry requirements, our International College offers a range of university preparation courses to teach you all you need to progress to UWE Bristol. We also have a range of Pre-sessional English language courses to get your English skills up to the standard required for entry to UWE Bristol.

Representatives in your country

Our extensive overseas representative network offers enquirers and applicants a variety of services.

Global visits and events

If you are interested in studying at UWE Bristol you may be able to come and meet us through one of our global visits. View all upcoming events.

International scholarships

Every year we offer a large number of scholarships to international students. Take a look at the full list of UWE Bristol International scholarships to find out more.

You may also want to consider other scholarships available from organisations independent of UWE Bristol.

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