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Undergraduate

Academic Entry Requirements

English Entry Requirements

Academic Entry Requirements

If you wish to enrol in an undergraduate degree you will need to meet the academic entry requirements for the specific program.

These scores are a guide for entry into undergraduate diplomas and degrees at school leaving level.  Actual entry requirements may change.

If you have completed some University study or other equivalent qualifications and/experience, this will be taken into consideration.

By Country

Country

Requirement

Afghanistan

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Austria

Reifeprufungszeugnis or Matura

Azerbaijan

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Bangladesh

A minimum score of 65% or better in the Higher Secondary School Certificate (10+2 years of schooling) conducted by the Bangladesh Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education

Brazil

"Diploma de Ensino Medio" (Middle Education Diploma) or the old award, the "Certificado de Conclusao de 2º Grau" (Certificate of Conclusion of Second Level) with a minimum GPA of 8 out of 10 (average of all scores gained during studies)

Chile

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

China

Bachelor of Business
Hui Kao score of 80% -or- Gao Kao score required for entry into a 2nd tier University in the relevant province -or- successful completion of one year or more of full time tertiary study or equivalent

Diploma of Business
Hui Kao score of 75%

Colombia

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Denmark

Studentereksamen, Højere forberedelseseksamen or Højere handelseksamen or Hojere Tekniskeksamen (HTX)

Egypt

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Fiji

Satisfactory completion of Form 7 or the University of the South Pacific Foundation Year

France

Baccalaureat General, Baccalaureat Technologique or Baccalaureat de L'Ensignement du Second Degre

Germany

Abitur, Fachhochschulreife or Reifezeugnis with a minimum entry requirement of 4.0 (ausreichend)

Hong Kong

Bachelor of Business
Completion of HKDSE - Aggregate score range between 16 to 25 points depending on course based on the best 5 subjects selected from 4 core subjects (Chinese, English, Mathematics and Liberal Studies) plus 1 elective

Diploma of Business
Completion of HKDSE - Aggregate score range between 15 to 25 points depending on course based on the best 5 subjects selected from 4 core subjects (Chinese, English, Mathematics and Liberal Studies) plus 1 elective

Indonesia

Satisfactory completion of SKHUN/STK/ University Entrance Examination

Iran

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Iraq

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Italy

Diploma di Maturita, Esame di Stato

Japan

Upper Secondary School Certificate of Graduation (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shosho)

Jordan

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Korea

Korea Senior High School Leaving Certificate/ Diploma with a minimum overall grade average of 3 based on the final year results as follows: A=4=su, B=3=wu, C=2=mi, D=1=yang, F=Fail=gu

Kuwait

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Laos

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Libya

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Maldives

Advanced Level passes in the General Certificate of Education

Mauritius

Advanced Level passes in the General Certificate of Education

Mexico

"Preparatoria" with a minimum GPA of 8 out of 10 (average of all scores gained during studies)

Myanmar

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Nepal

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Netherlands

Successful completion of 'Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs' Diploma; or 'Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs' Diploma

New Zealand

Satisfactory completion of the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) with a minimum of 80 credits which includes 60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2

Nigeria

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Papua New Guinea

Satisfactory completion of either the NSW, ACT, QLD, PNG High School Certificate from Port Moresby International School (POMIS), Coronation College or St Joseph International Catholic curriculum or equivalent

Peru

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Philippines

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Russia

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Saudi Arabia

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Taiwan

Senior High School Leaving Certificate (Diploma) with average B grade in 5 main subjects

Tanzania

Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (must include a minimum of two principal passes in subjects)

Thailand

Satisfactory completion of the Matayom 6 Thai Certificate of Secondary Education with a minimum GPA of 2.7

Turkey

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

United Arab Emirates

Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a higher education institution or equivalent

Vietnam

Bachelor of Business
Successful completion of Years 11 and 12 (Senior Secondary School) with an average of 7.5

Diploma of Business
Successful completion of Years 11 and 12 (Senior Secondary School) with an average of 7.0

Zimbabwe

GCE Advanced Level (A Level)

English Entry Requirements

If your native language is not English you generally need to demonstrate your English language proficiency by achieving a score in a test Academic IELTS or TOEFL or Pearson (PTE Academic) (see table below). Other English language tests may also be accepted as proof of English language proficiency.

If you have successfully completed two years full-time study in which the language of instruction was English you may satisfy the English language requirement. To be considered, the study must have been undertaken no more than two years prior to the date of application. You will need to provide a certificate or statement issued by the Registrar's office of that institution confirming this.

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*Warranty under review

The above is a guide to JCU's minimum academic entry requirements for Bachelor degrees.

Students who do not meet these entry requirements may be able to enter the Bachelor of Business through the Diploma of Business pathway. Please note that some specialist degrees have a higher entry level. Please contact the JCU Brisbane Admissions Department if your country is not listed.

Students who have already completed an undergraduate degree (or part of) in their home country are also able to apply to study an undergraduate degree at JCU and may be eligible for credit.

If you do not meet the above entry requirements you may be able to enter JCU through a pathway program.