Step 3: Check you meet the entry requirements

You need to meet specific entry requirements to be considered for entry to each of our courses.

Academic entry requirements

See the course details for the entry requirements for your course.

Find a course

We'll assess your previous study and results to see if you meet the academic entry requirements.

Some courses have other entry requirements, like auditions, interviews, portfolios or questionnaires. Make sure you check your course details for entry requirements and application due dates.

International Year 12 students

If you're an international Year 12 student currently studying at an Australian high school, your academic entry is based on your OP or rank score.

English proficiency requirements

To assess your proficiency, we accept test results from:

  • IELTS (Academic)
  • TOEFL iBT (Internet based)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
  • Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE)

How do I find my English language requirements?

You can find the English language requirements for your course in the course information.

You can also see a list of language requirements by study area.

List of English language requirements by study area

You must take your proficiency test no more than 2 years before the start of your course.

QUT IELTS Test Centre

If you are in Australia, you can complete the IELTS proficiency exam at our test centre.

When registering for a TOEFL test, you can organise to send your results directly to us. Our TOEFL institution code is 9778.

International Year 12 students

International Year 12 students currently studying at an Australian high school must either:

  • meet these same requirements
  • obtain 4 Sound Achievements in Authority Senior English or English for ESL Learners (or interstate equivalent).

Don't meet the entry requirements?

If you don't meet the English language or academic requirements, there may be other ways to get into your course.

The QUT International College offers English language and academic pathway programs to help you meet the entry requirement for your preferred course.


International Admissions

  • Postal address:
    QUT Admissions
    Victoria Park Road
    Kelvin Grove, QLD, 4059