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International Students

Entry Requirements

When choosing to study with Swinburne Online it is important to check that you meet the below prerequisite requirements before commencing your course.

Education Requirements

  • Applicants without a formal qualification but with at least four years of work experience (minimum two years full time) in a related industry will be considered if they can demonstrate that they can undertake the course with a reasonable prospect of success.
  • Must meet year 12 or equivalent minimum requirements – contact a Course Consultant to learn more.

English Language Requirements

International students are required to demonstrate English language proficiency, using one of the below means:

Contact one of our Course Consultants to find out if you are required to complete one of the following English language tests:

English Proficiency Tests

Minimum Entry Scores to Study at Swinburne Online

  • IELTS: Overall 6.0, with no band below 6
  • TOEFL(paper test):  550, with a written English score of 5
  • TOEFL(online test): 79, with no individual band below 18
  • PTE: 50 (no communicative skill less than 50)

Recent study in English

  • Have completed a minimum two years of a degree or Diploma (or equivalent) if the language of instruction is in English. Study must be completed within the last two years, and is demonstrated via letter from the institution confirming study length, date and language of delivery.

Once you have received your test contact us through our online application form or by calling our Course Consultants on 0061 800 4002 0400.