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Entrance requirements

As a school leaver, to be eligible to study a bachelor degree at Curtin you normally need to have done the following:

  1. Obtained an ATAR score from high school that is equivalent to the cut-off score for the course you wish to study
  2. Received a scaled mark of at least 50 in:
  • English (stage 2 or 3); or
  • Literature; or
  • English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EALD) (stage 2 or 3).

Some of our courses also have prerequisites, which are subjects you need to have passed in your year 12 exams.

Overseas and interstate applicants

Overseas and interstate applicants need to have completed secondary education that is deemed equivalent to the admission standards outlined above. Please contact the University Admission Centre on +61 8 9266 7805 or email if you would like your interstate or overseas qualifications assessed prior to submitting your application.

If you don't qualify

Don’t worry, there are many other ways to gain entry to Curtin.