Entry requirements

To apply for our exchange program, you must:

  • be nominated by one of our partner institutions
  • have completed at least 1 year of full-time study
  • have a minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) of 2.5 on a 4 point scale, or equivalent
  • meet our English language proficiency requirements if English isn't your first language.

Partner institutions

We have partner institutions all over the world. Check if your university is one of our partner institutions.

Our partner institutions

Don't attend a partner institution?

If you don't attend one of our partner institutions, you can still come to QUT with our Study Abroad program.

Study Abroad

English language proficiency requirements

We accept scores from TOEFL (Internet based), IELTS (Academic), Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic), Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE).


You must have:
  • an overall band score of 6.5
  • no sub-score below 6.0.


You must have:
  • an overall score of 90
  • no sub-score below 20.

Cambridge ESOL exams

For courses requiring an IELTS of 6.5, with no subscore below 6, you must achieve:

  • CPE with a grade of C
  • CAE with a grade of A.


Study Abroad and Exchange Office

  • Phone: 3138 1217
  • Int. phone: +61 7 3138 1217
  • Fax: 3138 1216
  • Email: stae@qut.edu.au
  • Level 1, A Block, Room 102
    Gardens Point
    2 George St
    Brisbane QLD 4000
  • Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm
  • Postal address:
    QUT - Study Abroad & Exchange Office
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane QLD 4001