Entry Requirements

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Our minimum entry requirements for our courses at MIT are listed below. Please note that some course pathways will have additional requirements. If your country and/or qualification is not listed or you have any questions please contact your local MIT representative for more information.

 

Academic Entry Requirements

All applications are considered on a case by case basis and are subject to verification by an MIT Academic Manager. Please check the table below to see if you might eligible for study and contact our staff for more information.

 

Countries and RegionsFoundation StudiesDiploma Programs / Murdoch University Preparation Course
AustraliaSuccessful completion of Year 11.ATAR of 50 or more, or successful completion of the MUPC, or the Western Australian Universities Foundation Program (WAUFP).
BhutanSSC, ISC or HSC (Class XI) with minimum 60% average in academic subjectsSSC, ISC or HSC (Class XII) with minimum 50% average in 4 academic subjects
BangladeshHSC (Year 11) with minimum average 60%Completion of Year 12 (HSC) with minimum 50% average across academic subjects
BrazilCertificate de Ensino Medio with an average of 5.6 in final year resultsCertificate de Ensino Medio with an average of 6.0 in 4 subjects
CambodiaDiploma of Upper Secondary Education with minimum grade average of Dno direct entry
ChinaSenior Middle 2 with minimum average 60%Completion of Senior Middle 3 (Gao San)
ColombiaBachillerato with a minimum average of 65%Bachillerato with a minimum average of 60%
France / Reunion IslandCompletion of Première with minimum average 60%Baccalaureate or Diplome de Bachelier de l’enseignement or CFES
Hong Kong SARCompletion of Form 5Completion of HKDSE with 8 points** (best of 5 subjects) or GCE A Levels
IndiaSuccessful completion of Class XI - 60% across academic subjectsStateboard Class XII 60% average in 4 academic subjects, OR CBSE Class XII with minimum average of 50%
IndonesiaSMU 2, average grade of 7.0 in academic subjectsSMU 3, average 6.0 in academic subjects
JapanKotogakko Year 2 certificateUpper Secondary School Certificate of Graduation, overall grade average 65%
KenyaYear 11 or completion of KCSEKCSE with C average
KoreaSenior High School Year 2Senior High School Diploma
KuwaitYear 12 or General Secondary School Certificate (GSSC) - average grade of 50% in academic subjectsYear 12 or General Secondary School Certificate (GSSC) - average grade of 70% in academic subjects
MacauSenior Middle 2 or Form 5 with minimum average 60% or Completion of Senior Middle 3 (Gao San)Senior Middle 3 (Gao San)
MalawiMalawi School Certificate with minimum grade average of 6/92 \'E\'s in GCE A Levels, OR 1 A Level and 2 AS Levels
MalaysiaCompletion of SPM or Chinese high school Senior Middle 2Successful completion of STPM or UEC (Senior Middle 3 results acceptable) - 35 points or less (best 5 subjects)
Saudi Arabia / Oman / United Arab EmiratesYear 12 or General Secondary School Certificate (GSSC) - average grade of 60% in academic subjectsYear 12 or General Secondary School Certificate (GSSC) - average grade of 80% in academic subjects
NepalClass XII, minimum 50% average in 4 academic subjectsClass XII with 50% average in academic subjects
New ZealandYear 12Year 13
NigeriaWest African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) with minimum grade average of D or aboveCompletion of Senior Secondary School examination (WAEC or NECO) with 5 grades at C6 level, OR completion of Kaplan Global Foundation
PakistanHSC (Year 11) with minimum average 60%Completion of HSC (Year 12) with minimum 55% average across academic subjects
PhilippinesCompletion of Year 11 with minimum grade average of C (70%)High School Diploma with minimum grade average of 80% (B grade average)
RussiaCompletion of Certificate of Secondary Education Grade 11Completion of Certificate of Secondary General Education with a minimum grade average of 4/5
Singapore*GCE O Levels pass, GCE N Levels pass (in the Academic Stream), Nitec completionGCE A Levels, minimum 2 \'E\' grades; OR completion of Higher Nitec
South AfricaNational Senior Certificate with minimum 5 passes at 3 or aboveNational Senior Certificate with a grade average of 4
Sri Lanka*GCE O Levels, minimum D averageGCE A Levels, minimum 2 ‘E’ grades
TaiwanCompletion of Senior High School Year 2Completion of Senior High School
ThailandCompletion of Matayom 5Completion of Matayom 6
UkraineSuccessful completion of Grade 11 or completion of Certificate of Complete General Secondary EducationCertificate of Complete General Secondary Education or Maturity Certificate Grade 12 with a minimum grade average of 8/12
VietnamYear 11 with minimum GPA 6.5Year 12 (Tot Nghiep Pho Thong) with GPA 6.0
Zimbabwe / Zambia / Tanzania*GCE O Level average grade D, OR Secondary School Leaving Certificate with minimum grade average of D2 \'E\'s in GCE A Levels, OR 1 A Level and 2 AS Levels
International BaccalaureateYear 1 of International Baccalaureate Diploma ProgrammeCompletion of IB Certificate or Diploma with a minimum of 21 points over 6 IB units (average 4.0 on 1-7 scale)
CourseMinimum Entry Requirement (Satisfy any one of these entry requirements)
Foundation StudiesSuccessful completion of Year 11/12
Successful completion of Certificate III
Entry into the Foundation Studies may be possible on successful completion of 3 terms of Year 11
Non School Leaver entry is also available†
MUPC / DiplomaSuccessful completion of Year 12 with an ATAR of 50 or more
Successful completion of Foundation Studies
Successful completion of the Western Australian Universities’ Foundation Program (WAUFP) CPS 40+
Successful completion of Certificate IV
Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) Test Min 140
Non School Leaver entry is also available†

* GCE A-level scores are calculated from 2 subjects where A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1
Advanced Supplementary (AS) level results may be included in the aggregate and contribute the equivalent at GCE A-level A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0

** HKDSE Points Level 5**,5*,5=5, 4=4, 3=3, 2=2, 1=1. All category A and C subjects – Core and elective can be used for calculation.

†Students 18 years of age or older may be considered mature age students and are able to apply for Non School Leaver entry. High school results, TAFE, or Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications, work experience or other informal study may be accepted in support of your application. 

All applications are considered on a case by case basis and subject to verification by an MIT Academic Manager. Please check with MIT for more information.


 

Non-School Leavers (Domestic Students)

If you’re 18 years of age or older, you may be considered a mature age student and might be able to apply for Non-School Leaver entry. High school results, TAFE, or Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications, work experience, community involvement or other informal studies may be accepted in support of your application.

You may also be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for studies you have completed previously. Find out more by downloading our RPL form.


 

English Entry Requirements

Our Diplomas, Foundation Studies and MUPC require an intermediate to an upper-intermediate level of English. If you are not sure whether your English is at the required level, please contact our staff for advice. If you need to improve your English to be eligible for your chosen course, you can enrol in our English Language course.
Our English Language course offers flexible options to help you get into the course you want. To learn more, see our General English or English for Academic Purposes pages.

English Language TestFoundation StudiesDiploma CoursesMUPC
Australian Year 11 / 1250% pass in English50% pass in English50% pass in English
English for Academic Purposes (EAP)60% pass60% pass65% pass
General Certificate of Education (GCE)GCE O Level (D minimum)GCE O Level (C minimum)GCE O Level (C minimum)
International English Language Testing System (IELTS)5.5 Overall (no band below 5.0)5.5 Overall (no band below 5.0)6.0 Overall (no band below 5.5)
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL®)Paper based 527
iBT 46
Paper based 527
iBT 46
Paper based 534 iBT 73
Pearson Test of English4242 50
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)162162169

 


 

Recommended Study Duration 

The length of your study course will be determined by your current English level. If you are already an advanced English speaker, you will be assigned a shorter study course. See the table below for a comparison of the different course lengths available, measured in weeks. Please note that the recommended weeks may differ based on band scores for individual skills. Please contact our staff for any further advice.

 

English LevelRecommended GE / EAP Duration
IELTSFoundation Studies / Diploma / Course requiring 5.5 (IELTS 5.5, no band below 5.0)MUPC (IELTS 6.0, no band below 5.5)Course requiring 6.0 (IELTS 6.0, no band below 6.0)Course requiring 6.5 (IELTS 6.5, no band below 6.0)
IELTS 4.0 (two bands of 3.5 and one band of 4.0) or equivalent35 weeks 40 weeks45 weeksNot available
IELTS 4.0 (three bands of 4.0 or higher) or equivalent 30 weeks35 weeks40 weeks50 weeks
IELTS 4.5 (two bands of 4.0 and one band of 4.5) or equivalent25 weeks 30 weeks35 weeks45 weeks
IELTS 4.5 (three bands of 4.5 or higher) or equivalent 20 weeks25 weeks30 weeks40 weeks
IETLS 5.0 (no more than one band of 4.5) or equivalent 15 weeks20 weeks 25 weeks35 weeks
IELTS 5.0 (all bands 5.0 or above) or equivalent 10 weeks 15 weeks20 weeks30 weeks
IELTS 5.5 (all bands 5.0 or above) or equivalentNot required10 weeks15 weeks25 weeks
IELTS 5.5 (Reading OR Writing 5.5 or above) or equivalentNot required 10 weeks 10 weeks20 weeks
IELTS 5.5 (Reading AND Writing 5.5 or above) or equivalent (Listening AND Speaking 5.0 or above) or equivalentNot required10 weeks10 weeks 15 weeks
IELTS 6.0 (all bands 5.5 or above) or equivalentNot requiredNot required 10 weeks10 weeks
IELTS 6.0 (all bands 6.0 or above) or equivalentNot required Not required Not required 10 weeks