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English competency

There are minimum English competency requirements set for ECU.

This page outlines ECU's English competency requirements for school leavers seeking entry to undergraduate courses (i.e. associate degrees, bachelors and double degrees) as well as the English competency requirements for University Preparation Courses.

WACE courses

  • English
  • Literature
  • English as an Additional Language/Dialect
Bachelor course
You must have achieved:
  • a scaled mark of at least 50, or
  • a final school letter grade of A, B, or C in two units in English, Literature or English as an additional Language/Dialect (Stage 2 or above) studied in Year 12

Certificate IV

Bachelor course
You must have achieved:
  • A completed Certificate IV which satisfies the requirements for entry to undergraduate courses

Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

Bachelor course
You must have achieved:
  • If you sat the STAT prior to February 2010:
    145 or greater on the STAT Written English Test
  • If you sat the STAT after February 2010:
    140 or greater on the STAT Written English Test
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