English Requirements

Higher Education Courses

Higher Education applicants for whom English is an additional language must have an IELTS Academic Module overall score of 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in each band) or equivalent. This level has been set to ensure the student will have the ability to successfully engage in study. At the discretion of the College, prospective students may be required to undertake an assessment of English language at their own cost and achieve a result at least equivalent to:

  • IELTS 7.0 (overall score)
  • Pearson (PTE) Academic Score of 66 (overall score)
  • Paper based (PBT) TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 587
  • Internet based (iBT) TOEFL score of 97.

Vocational Education and Training Courses

VET applicants for whom English is an additional language must have an academic IELTS Academic Module overall score of 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in each band) or equivalent. This level has been set to ensure the student will have the ability to successfully engage in their study. At the discretion of the College, prospective students may be required to undertake an assessment of English language at their own cost and achieve a result at least equivalent to:

  • IELTS 6.0 (overall score)
  • Pearson (PTE) Academic Score of 50 (overall score)
  • Paper based (PBT) TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 537
  • Internet based (iBT) TOEFL score of 75.

English test results must be no more than two (2) years old. After provision of scores above, if it is identified that a students’ English language skills are not proficient, the student may be required to undertake a further test at the students’ cost.

Other Entry Requirements

The College is an open access institution and admission is granted through the normal tertiary process of direct entry. Prospective students may be admitted via direct application. To support a successful study experience with the College, applicants are required to meet the following entry requirements:

Higher Education Entry Requirements

Bachelor of Health Science degree programs

  • Completion of Year 12, high school or an equivalent qualification in home country including study of a science related subject in the final two years of high school.
  • Mature age students who have not completed Year 12 or an equivalent qualification and have relevant work or life experience that indicates they would be able to manage the course work required will be considered for admission on a case by case basis.
  • English language ability - IELTS Academic Module Overall score of 7.0 (No less than 6.5 in each band) or equivalent (see above).

Students enrolling in courses that have a clinic component must meet the following conditions of enrolment:

The following requirements must be organised prior to commencing Clinical practicum and be recorded in student records before students are able to undertake any Clinic sessions. All current certification needs to be valid for duration of clinic session.

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Relevant State Working with Children check
  • Police checks

Vocational Education and Training Entry Requirements

Advanced Diploma, Diploma, Certificate qualifications

  • Completion of Year 12, high school or an equivalent qualification.
  • Mature age students who have not completed Year 12 or an equivalent qualification and have relevant work or life experience that indicates they would be able to manage the course work required will be considered for admission on a case by case basis.
  • English language ability - IELTS Academic Module Overall score of 6.0 (No less than 5.5 in each band) or Equivalent.

Students enrolling in courses that have a clinic component must meet the following conditions of enrolment:

The following requirements must be organised prior to commencing Clinical practicum and be recorded in student records before students are able to undertake any Clinic sessions. All current certification needs to be valid for duration of clinic session.

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Relevant State Working with Children check
  • Police checks