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Secondary school results

Minimum requirements for secondary school results can change, depending on the country where you completed secondary study.

If your country and/or qualification aren't listed here, please contact us about the minimum entry requirements for your country.

CountryQualifications and general entry requirementsEntry to ECU courses (except those with higher entry requirements)Higher entry requirementsSpecial English entry requirements
BahrainSuccessful completion of one year of tertiary study or a recognised completed diploma from a recognised tertiary or higher education institution.


BangladeshSuccessful completion of Higher Secondary Certificate or equivalent3.54.0
BruneiA Levels** - Pass on a completed Accredited Diploma57
Canada

General High School Diploma

 

Specific requirements may vary according to province. Ontario: Average of 4 best Ontario Academic Courses.

65%75%
ChinaGao Kao or successful completion of one year of tertiary study.65.6%70%
DenmarkStudentereksamen (stx) or Hojere Forberedelseseksamen (hf)67.59
France

Completion of the Baccalaureat General or Baccalaureat Technologique (High School Leaving Certificate)

1014
GermanySuccessful completion of the Abitur / Zeugnis der Allgemainen Hochschulreife or Reifezeugnis (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)65%78%3, plus a recommendation letter from school
GhanaGCE A levels or equivalent**57
Hong KongHKALE**

5

7D for English

HKDSE

 

Made up of the best 5 subjects with a minimum core subject level of 3 (Mathematics minimum level 4) and excluding any category B subjects.

14

163 for English, with no score below 3
IndiaHigher Secondary Certificate or equivalent65%78%55% for English
IndonesiaSMA III7.38.5
IranHigh school diploma and pre-university certificate with a minimum grade of 12


IrelandIrish Leaving Certificate

 Grade D Ordinary Level or above
JapanSuccessful completion of one year of tertiary study*


JordanSuccessful completion of one year of tertiary study or a recognised completed Diploma*


KenyaKenyan Certificate of Secondary Education 7 subjects (excluding Kiswahili) 1st divisionBA
KoreaSuccessful completion of one year of tertiary study*


KuwaitSuccessful completion of one year of tertiary study*


MalawiGCE A levels or equivalent**57
MalaysiaSTPM or A Levels**B in the best 5 subjects (apart from English)
B4 for English in SPM or STPM General Paper (Full Pass)
MauritiusGCE A Levels or equivalent**57
NamibiaGCE A Levels or equivalent**57
NepalHigher Secondary School Certificate from the Higher Education Board or equivalent65%78%
NorwayCertificate of Upper Secondary Education - (Vitnemal)344 for English
OmanSuccessful completion of one year of tertiary study or a recognised completed Diploma*


PakistanHigher Secondary School Certificate/Intermediate Certificate65%78%
PolandSuccessful completion of Matura


QatarSuccessful completion of one year of tertiary study or a recognised completed Diploma*


RussiaSuccessful completion of one year of an approved Bakalavr/Specialist Diploma (Average 4)


Saudi ArabiaSuccessful completion of one year of tertiary study or a recognised completed Diploma*


SeychellesGCE A Levels or equivalent**57
SingaporeGCE A Levels or equivalent**57C 6 for English in O Levels
South AfricaCompletion of the Senior Certificate, indicating the minimum requirements have been met for admission to a Bachelor Degree

C or 60 or 5 for English
South/Latin AmericaSuccessful completion of one year of tertiary study*


Sri LankaSri Lankan A Levels**57
SwedenUpper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Slutbetyg)1216VG or MVG for English A or English B
TanzaniaGCE A Levels or equivalent**57
TaiwanSuccessful completion of one year of tertiary study*


ThailandSuccessful completion of one year of tertiary study*


TurkeySuccessful completion of one year of tertiary study*


United Arab EmiratesSuccessful completion of one Diploma*


United KingdomGCE A Levels or equivalent**57
UgandaUganda Advanced Certificate in Education (UACE)57
USAHigh School Graduate Diploma with a combined SAT above 1100 in Maths and Critical Reading, where both subjects must be above 40011001300
ACT with no score below 22029
VietnamSuccessful completion of one year of tertiary study or recognised completed Diploma*


ZambiaGCE A Levels or equivalent**57
Zimbabwe

GCE A Levels or equivalent

 

Note: A=5 points, B=4 points, C=3 points, D=2 points, E=1 point (Minimum of 2 subjects).

57
Specific Tests / AwardsAcademic Entry RequirementsStandard EntryHigher EntrySpecial English Entry Requirements
International Baccalaureate DiplomaMinimum of 24 points (Minimum of 28 points for Law), consisting of aggregate from 3 higher level & 3 subsidiary level24283 at Higher Level for English
Western Australian universities’ Preparatory Program (WAuPP)Subject to annual change5065ELACS 50
Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) - Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR)

Must meet the minimum ATAR for the course you wish to study.

 

Note - Other equivalent Australian states' tertiary entrance examinations are accepted.

55-<8080 A scaled mark of at least 50 in either:
  • WACE English; or
  • WACE Literature; or
  • WACE English as an Additional Language/Dialect
Note Description
* Must be a recognised tertiary or higher education institution
** A=5 points, B=4 points, C=3 points, D=2 points, E=1 point (Minimum of 2 subjects)
*** Specific requirements may vary according to province. Ontario: Average of 4 best Ontario Academic Courses
**** Other states' tertiary entrance examinations accepted - Entry requirements may differ depending on state
***** Made up of the best 5 subjects with a minimum core subject level of 3 (Mathematics minimum level 4) and excluding any category B subjects
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