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Academic entry requirements

This is a guide of the minimum requirements for entry into our courses at Edith Cowan College. These entry requirements will vary depending on what you intend to study at ECU.

Please contact us via info@ecc.edu.au or your local authorised agent, if your country and/or qualification aren’t listed here.

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Academic requirements for Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

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Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Completion of Argentine Bachillerato

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Minimum 50% in 4 Year 11 General subjects (excluding English), and a pass/C in Year 11 English, or;
  • Certificate II, and a pass/C grade in Year 11/12 English

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • General Certificate of Education with a minimum average of 50%

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Grade 11 @ 2.5 GPA

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Bhutan Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum average of 50%

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Completion of Certificado de Ensino Medio

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • School Certificate / GCE minimum 36 points from 6 best subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Completion of Year 11 with a 60% average

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Grade 11 with 50%

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Senior Middle 2 or VET Year 2 with a minimum average of 50%

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Completion of Colombian Bachillerato

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Completion of Ecuadorean Bachillerato

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • General Certificate of Education with a minimum average of 50%

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Completion of Salvadorean Bachillerato

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • International Baccalaureate (Year 1)

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Form 5 with 50% in 4 subjects (excluding Physical Ed)

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • 3 x D grades (old grading system) / 3 (new grading system), or;
  • 4 x E grades (old grading system) / 2 (new grading system).

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Not applicable

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • SMU 2 with a minimum average of 7.0 or 70%

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Year 1 Diploma

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Completion of High School Diploma or Peeshdaneshgahe

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Completion of Kotogakko Year 2

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • General Certificate of Education with a minimum average of 50%

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum D grade average

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • General Secondary School Certificate with a minimum average of 50%

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • High School Leaving Certificate Year 2 @ D-grade

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a minimum of 4 passes

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • 3 x D grades (old grading system) / 3 (new grading system), or;
  • 4 x E grades (old grading system) / 2 (new grading system), or;
  • MCSE @ 5 passes < Grade 6

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Successful completion of Certificate of Senior Secondary Education with an average of 60%

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • 3 x D grades (old grading system) / 3 (new grading system), or;
  • 4 x E grades (old grading system) / 4 (new grading system)

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Completion of Mexican Upper Secondary School Program (Bachillerato or Preparatria program)

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Matriculation Examination Pass Certificate

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Secondary Certificate with a minimum average of 50% or GPA 2.0

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • NZ Form 6, or;
  • NCEA Level 2 (80 credits)

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • General Certificate of Education with a minimum average of 50%

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Not applicable

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Peruvian Official Certificate of Secondary Education

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Successful completion of Grade 11 (from K-12 education system) with a minimum 60% average

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Certificate of Secondary Education

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • General Certificate of Education with a minimum average of 50%

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • 3 x D grades (old grading system) / 3 (new grading system), or;
  • 4 x E grades (old grading system) / 4 (new grading system), or;
  • GCE N-levels with aggregate points of no more than 14 (based on best 3 academic subjects) and no more than 3 in English Syllabus A, or;
  • Completion of National ITE Certificate (NITEC)

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Year 11 with a minimum average of 60%

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • High School Leaving Certificate Year 2 with a D-grade average

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • 3 x D grades (old grading system) / 3 (new grading system), or;
  • 4 x E grades (old grading system) / 2 (new grading system), or;
  • Completion of ACBT Pre-Foundation Program

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • 2 years of Upper Secondary schooling

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Successful completion of Shahada al-Thanawiyya al-camma or Shahadat al-Dirasi al l-cdadiyya al-Amma al Kafa'a or Brevet

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Senior High School (Year 2) with a 60% average

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Completion of Matayom 5 with a GPA of 2.5

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Devlet Meslek Kise Diplomasi: Completion of High School Certificate

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • 3 x D grades (old grading system) / 3 (new grading system), or;
  • 4 x E grades (old grading system) / 4 (new grading system)

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Year 11 with GPA of 1.0 or D grade or 60%

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Completion of the Venezuelan Bachillerato

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Year 11 with a minimum average of 6.0

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • Zambian School Certificate/GCE with a minimum 36 points from 6 best subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation/Diploma (Year 1)

  • 3 x D grades (old grading system) / 3 (new grading system), or;
  • 4 x E grades (old grading system) / 4 (new grading system)

Academic requirements for Diploma (year 2)

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Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Argentine Bachillerato grade average of 4.8 in the final year results

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Minimum ATAR 50, and a pass/C grade in English, or
  • Minimum 50% in 4 Year 12 General subjects (excluding English), and a pass/C in Year 12 English, or
  • Certificate IV

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Completion of 1 year of recognised tertiary studies

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Grade 12 @ 2.5 GPA

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum average of 50%

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Certificado de Ensino Medio grade average of 5.6 in final year results

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Certificado de Ensino Medio grade average of 5.6 in final year results

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Completion of Diploma of Upper Secondary Education with a 60% average

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Successful completion of GED (High School Equivalency): with a minimum overall score of 600, and no content area module below 150.

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Senior Middle 3 or VET Year 3 with a minimum average of 70%

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Colombian Bachillerato final year grade of 53, plus an overall score on the National Aptitude Test of 200-249

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Ecuadorean Bachillerato Grade average of 12.5 in the final year results

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Completion of 1 year of recognised tertiary studies

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Salvadorean Bachillerato Grade average of 5.6 in the final year results

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • International Baccalaureate with minimum 20 points from 6 subjects, or;
  • Forecast with minimum 22 points from 6 subjects

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • HKDSE with 8 points across best 5 academic subjects from Category A and C (Excluding Physical Ed)

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • 2 passes in GCE A-Level, or;
  • 1 A-Level and 2 AS-Level, or;
  • 4 AS-Level passes (minimum D grade)

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Higher Secondary Certificate (10+2) with a minimum average of 55%, or;

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • SMU 3 with a minimum average of 7.0 or 70%

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Minimum of 20 points from 6 subjects

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Completion of Peeshdaneshgahe

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • High school graduation with an average of 2.5

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Completion of 1 year of recognised tertiary studies

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum C grade average

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • General Secondary School Certificate with a minimum average of 70%

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • High School Leaving Certificate Year 3 with a C-grade average

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum 2 passes, or;
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with a minimum 2Bs and 2Cs, or;
  • Nilai Gred Mata Pelajaran (NGMP) with a minimum average of 2.0

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Successful completion of Certificate of Senior Secondary Education (Gerchilgee) with an average of 70% in the final year

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • 2 passes in GCE A-Level, or;
  • 1 A-Level and 2 AS-Level, or;
  • 4 AS-Level passes (minimum D grade)

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Mexican Upper Secondary School Program (Bachillerato or Preparatria program) average grade of 6 for final year results

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Completion of 1 year of recognised tertiary studies

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Higher Secondary Certificate with a minimum average of 50% or GPA 2.0

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • NZ Form 7, or;
  • NCEA Level 3 (42 credits) in university subjects

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Completion 1 year of recognised tertiary studies

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Higher Secondary Certificate (10+2) with a minimum average of 55% not including humanities

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Peruvian Official Certificate of Secondary Education Grade average of 11.0 in final year results

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Successful completion of Grade 12 (from K-12 education system) with a minimum average of 80%

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Certificate of Secondary Complete General Education with GPA of 3.5

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Completion of 1 year of recognised tertiary studies

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • 2 passes in GCE A-Level, or;
  • 1 A-Level and 2 AS-Level, or;
  • 4 AS-Level passes (minimum D grade)

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Aggregate D in National Senior Certificate or Matriculation with a minimum 3 passes in higher level subjects

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • High School Leaving Certificate Year 3 with a C-grade average

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • 2 Cs in GCE A Level Forecast, or;
  • 4 AS-Level passes (minimum C grade);
  • (the above ones only valid until July 2023)
  • 2 passes (grade S) in GCE A-Level, or;
  • 1 A-Level and 2 AS-Level, or;
  • 4 AS-Level passes (minimum D grade), or;
  • 4 Passes in the ACBT Diploma (Year 2), or;
  • Completion of 8 units (modules) with minimum of 50% in all units in Lyceum Foundation Program;
  • Completion of ACBT Foundation Program

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Slutbetyg) 10 points

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Completion of A Levels or 1 year tertiary studies

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Senior High School (Year 3) with 60% in final year results

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Completion of Matayom 6 with a GPA of 2.0

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Devlet Meslek Lise Diplomasi with a minimum 60%

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • 2 passes in GCE A-Level, or;
  • 1 A-Level and 2 AS-Level, or;
  • 4 AS-Level passes (minimum D grade)

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Successful completion of American High School Diploma with a minimum score of 2.0; or
  • Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent PLUS with a SAT score of 1000; or
  • Successful completion of GED (High School Equivalency) with a minimum overall score of 580, and no content area module below 145.

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Venezuelan Bachillerato Grade average of 10.0 in the final year results

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Year 12 with a minimum average of 6.0

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • Zambian School Certificate/GCE with a minimum 18 points from 6 best subjects

Academic Requirements

Diploma (Year 2)

  • 2 passes in GCE A-Level, or;
  • 1 A-Level and 2 AS-Level, or;
  • 4 AS-Level passes (minimum D grade)

Academic requirements for Post-Graduate Qualifying program

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Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • - Honours Bachelor degree (3 years) awarded by a Section 1 institution
  • - Honours Bachelor degree (4 years) awarded by a Section 2 institution

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Completion of a 3 year, full-time Bachelor Degree from Royal University of Bhutan, or one of its constituent Colleges or Institutions

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Licenciado/Licenciatura from Section 1 - Public institutions, CRUB members and other institutions offering accredited postgraduate programs.
  • 3 years or 6 semesters full-time
  • Bacharel/Bacharelado, Licenciado/Licenciatura or Título Profissional (e.g. Titulo de Biólogo (Biologist)) from Section 2 - Other higher education institutions.
  • 4 years or 8 semesters full-time

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • A Bachelor degree equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree.

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Three year, post-secondary qualification from an institution recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Título de [specialisation], Título profesional or Diploma with título de [specialisation] from Section 2 – Other recognised institutions
  • 4 years full-time
  • Licenciado from Section 2 – Other recognised institutions
  • 4 years full-time

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Tecnologo from Section 1 – Leading institutions
  • 3 years full-time

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • - 3 year Bachelor degree awarded in 3rd or Pass Division or Class by a Section 2 institution; or
  • - 3 year Bachelor degree awarded in 2nd, 3rd or Pass Division or Class by a Section 3 institution

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • - A Sarjana (S1), awarded by a Section 1 institution in or after 1998 following a program identified as accredited by BAN-PT with a rating of C - at least eight semesters (four years) of full-time study (144-160 credits)
  • - Diploma III from Section 1. Three years full-time (110-120 credits) with minimum rating of A or B

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • 3 year Bachelor degree awarded by a Section 1 institution at pass division or second division

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Higher National Diploma (3 year full-time; or 2 year full-time, post National Diploma) from institutions accredited by the National Board of Technical Education

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Completion of a Bachelor degree from a section 2 college of higher education 4 year duration with a final grade of 3.0, 75% or B

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • - A Bachelor degree awarded by a Section 1 institution requiring three years of full-time study in any division or grade for a 3 year Bachelor.
  • - An Honours Bachelor degree awarded by a section 2 institution in either the second or third division or with a letter grade of C or D requiring at least three years of full-time study.

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Experto from Section 1 - Ministry of Education
  • i. 1 or more years full-time
  • ii. after Profesional
  • iii. in the same field of specialisation as the Profesional
  • Segunda y Ulterior Especialización from Section 1 - Ministry of Education
  • i. 1 or more years full-time
  • ii. after Profesional Técnico or Profesional

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • - Any Bachelor's degree in non-professional discipline awarded by Section 3 institutions

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Diploma o Nepolnom Vysshem Obrazovanii

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • - Completion of a Bachelor degree from a Higher or Private Institution (assessments are made on a case-by-case basis)
  • - A Bachelor degree from a teacher college 4 year full time duration with a grade of pass or good

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • - Completion of a Bachelor degree with a GPA of 1.75 or better

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • - Completion of a Bachelor degree from a section 2 or other licensed UAE instruction, 4 years full time with a grade below 3 out of 4

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Licenciado or título professional from Section 2 - Other officially recognised institutions
  • 4 years full-time

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • A Bang Tot nghiep Dai hoc (University Graduation Diploma) awarded by a Section 2 institution with the title of Bang Cu nhan (Bachelor degree) or a professional title, such as Ky su (Engineer), or Bac si Y khoa (Physician) requiring four years of regular, full-time study (Chinh Quy)

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

Academic Requirements

Post-Graduate Qualifying Program

  • Equivalent to an Australian Associate Degree

English Entry Requirements

International students must also be able to demonstrate English language proficiency before being admitted to a course.

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