What you need to get in

General entry requirements for any Curtin course

To be eligible to study a foundation course at Curtin, you normally need to have completed the following:

  • Successful completion of Grade 11, 5 IGCSE/GCSE/O-levels or equivalent
  • IELTS overall band 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band or equivalent
  • Received a scaled mark of at least 50 in English ATAR or Literature ATAR or English as an Additional Language/Dialect ATAR.


There are a number of scholarships available to reward excellence and enable students from all backgrounds to realise their potential.

Overseas Secondary Education

There are overseas senior secondary school leaving qualifications, such as the International Baccalaureate Diploma, which could meet Curtin’s general entry requirements.

Have any questions about courses, entry requirements, alternative pathways or anything else Curtin related? We can answer it.