ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

PROGRESSION TO UNIVERSITY IN QUEENSLAND

Minimum entry levels for 10950NAT Certificate IV in University Preparation are described below:

  • Forecast results are accepted where appropriate.
  • Consideration is given to the actual subjects studied. Depending on your preferred undergraduate program, a minimum grade in mathematics may also apply.
  • Entry to the Express Program may require higher academic grades than those listed in the chart below.
  • We will only accept an application if the results indicate the student will have a good chance of passing the program.
  • Depending on the qualifications, 11 or 12 years of schooling is also required.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS – AUSTRALIAN STUDENTS

  • Be at least 16 years of age at the time of commencement in the course;
  • Completed Year 11 with a passing grade of C or 50% in at least 4 subjects plus numeracy and literacy requirements

or

  • Demonstrated academic ability, aptitude and capacity for study:

     * pass in the IES College Placement Test (English language)

     * pass in the IES College Maths Diagnostic Test

     * interview with the Academic Executive

     * teacher testimonial(s) or work samples

 

Numeracy

  • Passing grade of C or 50% in Year 11 General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods, or equivalent

or

  • Demonstrated mathematical ability: a 50% pass in the IES College Maths Diagnostic Test plus interview with the Academic Executive

or

  • Passing grade in Year 11 Essential Maths or Short Course in numeracy (Non-Math Pathway Only)

 

Literacy

  • Passing grade of C or 50% in Year 11 English, Essential English or Short Course in Literacy or equivalent

or

  • Demonstrated English language ability: pass in the IES College Placement Test plus an interview with the Academic Executive

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS – INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ONLY

COURSEEXTENDEDSTANDARDEXPRESS
IELTS5.0 Writing band 5.05.5 No band less than 5.06.0 Writing band 6.0, other bands 5.0 or above
TOEFL (iBT)567078
GCE O LevelsCCB
HK DSELevel 2Level 2Level 3
Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE)Overall 42Overall 49 Individual bands 43Overall 60 Individual bands 50
Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)-CC
Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)-CC

ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS – INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ONLY

COUNTRYEXTENDEDSTANDARDEXPRESS
ArgentinaYear 11 - 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 8.5 & above (4 academic subjects)
AustraliaYear 11 (60% in 4 academic subjects)Year 11 (70% in 4 academic subjects)Year 12 (70% in 4 academic subjects)
BangladeshYear 11 - C or 5.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - C or 5.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 12 - B or 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)
British/UK0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - B grades (4 academic subjects)
Brunei0 Levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 Levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 Levels - B grades (4 academic subjects)
CambodiaSecondary certificate OR 0 Levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)Secondary certificate OR 0 Levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)Secondary certificate OR 0 Levels - B grades (4 academic subjects)
CanadaGrade 11 - 70% & above (4 academic subjects)Grade 11 - 70% & above (4 academic subjects)Grade 12 - 85% & above (4 academic subjects)
ChileGrade 11 - 4.7 & above (4 academic subjects)Grade 11 - 4.7 & above (4 academic subjects)Grade 11 - 5.5 & above (4 academic subjects)
ChinaSenior 2 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)Senior 2 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)Senior 2 - 90% & above (4 academic subjects) OR Senior 3 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)
ColumbiaYear 11 - 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 8.5 & above (4 academic subjects)
EcuadorYear 11 - 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 8.5 & above (4 academic subjects)
Hong KongForm 5 - 60% & above (4 academic subjects)Form 5 - 60% & above (4 academic subjects)HKDSE - Level 3 in two subjects Category A subjects
Indonesia SMU 2 - grades 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)SMU 2 - grades 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)SMU 3 - grades 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)
International Baccalaureate Year 11 certificate - grade 4 (4 academic subjects)Year 11 certificate - grade 4 (4 academic subjects)Year 11 certificate - grade 5 (4 academic subjects) OR Year 12 certificate - grade 4/5 (4 academic subjects)
JapanSenior 2 - Grade 3 and above (4 academic subjects)Senior 2 - Grade 3 and above (4 academic subjects)Senior 3 - Grade 4 and above (4 academic subjects)
KoreaSenior 2 - average rank 4 (4 academic subjects) or Korea High School Equiv. exam - 70°/o in 4 academic subjectsSenior 2 - average rank 4 (4 academic subjects) or Korea High School Equiv. exam - 70% in 4 academic subjectsSenior 2 - average rank 3 (4 academic subjects) or Korea High School Equiv. exam -80% in 4 academic subjects
MacauForm 5 - 60% & above (4 academic subjects) OR Senior 2 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)Form 5 - 60% & above (4 academic subjects) OR Senior 2 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)Form 6 - 75% & above (4 academic subjects) OR Senior 3 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)
MalaysiaSPM - B & above (4 academic subjects)SPM - B & above (4 academic subjects)SPM - B x 2 subjects + A- x 2 subjects (4 academic subjects)
MexicoSecondary High School - 7 & above (4 academic subjects)Secondary High School - 7 & above (4 academic subjects)Secondary High School - 8.5 & above (4 academic subjects)
Middle East CountriesYear 12 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)Year 12 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)Year 12 - 90% & above (4 academic subjects)
MongoliaYear 11 - 70% & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 70% & above (4 academic subjects)Year 12 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)
MyanmarMatriculation Cert. - 60% & above (4 academic subjects) OR 0 Level - C grades ( 4 academic subjects)Matriculation Cert - 60% & above (4 academic subjects) OR 0 Level - C grades ( 4 academic subjects)Matriculation Cert - 75% & above (4 academic subjects) OR 0 Level - B grades (4 academic subjects)
PakistanCompletion of Higher Secondary - C or 70% & above (4 academic subjects)Completion of Higher Secondary - C or 70% & above (4 academic subjects)Completion of Higher Secondary - B or 80% & above (4 academic subjects)
PhilippinesHigh School Diploma - C or 70% & above (4 academic subjects)High School Diploma - C or 70% & above (4 academic subjects)High School Diploma - B or 80% & above (4 academic subjects)
Papua New GuineaHigh School Certificate - C &
above (4 academic subjects)
High School Certificate - C &
above (4 academic subjects)
High School Certificate - B &
above (4 academic subjects)
RussiaYear 11 - 3 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 3 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 5 & above (4 academic subjects)
Singapore0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - B grades (4
academic subjects)
South AfricaSenior Certificate - C & above (4 academic subjects)Senior Certificate - C & above (4 academic subjects)Senior Certificate - B & above (4 academic subjects)
Sri Lanka0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - B grades (4 academic subjects)
TaiwanSenior 2 - 65% & above (4 academic subjects)Senior 2 - 65% & above (4 academic subjects)Senior 3 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)
ThailandMatayom 5 - 3.0 & above (4 academic subjects) (Year 11)Matayom 5 - 3.0 & above (4 academic subjects) (Year 11)Matayom 6 - 3.0 & above (4 academic subjects) (Year 12)
TurkeyYear 11 - 4 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 4 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 5 & above (4 academic subjects)
USAYear 11 - GPA 2.9 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - GPA 2.9 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 12 - GPA 2.5 & above (4 academic subjects)
VietnamYear 11 - 7 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 7 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 8.0 & above (4 academic subjects) OR Year 12 - 7.5 & above (4 academic subjects)
ZambiaSenior Certificate - C & above (4 academic subjects)Senior Certificate - C & above (4 academic subjects)Senior Certificate - B & above (4 academic subjects)
Zimbabwe0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - B grades (4 academic subjects)
Other CountriesPlease contact the Enrolments Office at info@iescollege.com

COUNTRYEXTENDEDSTANDARDEXPRESS
ArgentinaYear 11 - 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 8.5 & above (4 academic subjects)
AustraliaYear 11 (60% in 4 academic subjects)Year 11 (70% in 4 academic subjects)Year 12 (70% in 4 academic subjects)
BangladeshYear 11 - C or 5.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - C or 5.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 12 - B or 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)
British/UK0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - B grades (4 academic subjects)
Brunei0 Levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 Levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 Levels - B grades (4 academic subjects)
CambodiaSecondary certificate OR 0 Levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)Secondary certificate OR 0 Levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)Secondary certificate OR 0 Levels - B grades (4 academic subjects)
CanadaGrade 11 - 70% & above (4 academic subjects)Grade 11 - 70% & above (4 academic subjects)Grade 12 - 85% & above (4 academic subjects)
ChileGrade 11 - 4.7 & above (4 academic subjects)Grade 11 - 4.7 & above (4 academic subjects)Grade 11 - 5.5 & above (4 academic subjects)
ChinaSenior 2 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)Senior 2 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)Senior 2 - 90% & above (4 academic subjects) OR Senior 3 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)
ColumbiaYear 11 - 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 8.5 & above (4 academic subjects)
EcuadorYear 11 - 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 8.5 & above (4 academic subjects)
Hong KongForm 5 - 60% & above (4 academic subjects)Form 5 - 60% & above (4 academic subjects)HKDSE - Level 3 in two subjects Category A subjects
Indonesia SMU 2 - grades 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)SMU 2 - grades 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)SMU 3 - grades 7.0 & above (4 academic subjects)
International Baccalaureate Year 11 certificate - grade 4 (4 academic subjects)Year 11 certificate - grade 4 (4 academic subjects)Year 11 certificate - grade 5 (4 academic subjects) OR Year 12 certificate - grade 4/5 (4 academic subjects)
JapanSenior 2 - Grade 3 and above (4 academic subjects)Senior 2 - Grade 3 and above (4 academic subjects)Senior 3 - Grade 4 and above (4 academic subjects)
KoreaSenior 2 - average rank 4 (4 academic subjects) or Korea High School Equiv. exam - 70°/o in 4 academic subjectsSenior 2 - average rank 4 (4 academic subjects) or Korea High School Equiv. exam - 70% in 4 academic subjectsSenior 2 - average rank 3 (4 academic subjects) or Korea High School Equiv. exam -80% in 4 academic subjects
MacauForm 5 - 60% & above (4 academic subjects) OR Senior 2 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)Form 5 - 60% & above (4 academic subjects) OR Senior 2 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)Form 6 - 75% & above (4 academic subjects) OR Senior 3 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)
MalaysiaSPM - B & above (4 academic subjects)SPM - B & above (4 academic subjects)SPM - B x 2 subjects + A- x 2 subjects (4 academic subjects)
MexicoSecondary High School - 7 & above (4 academic subjects)Secondary High School - 7 & above (4 academic subjects)Secondary High School - 8.5 & above (4 academic subjects)
Middle East CountriesYear 12 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)Year 12 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)Year 12 - 90% & above (4 academic subjects)
MongoliaYear 11 - 70% & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 70% & above (4 academic subjects)Year 12 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)
MyanmarMatriculation Cert. - 60% & above (4 academic subjects) OR 0 Level - C grades ( 4 academic subjects)Matriculation Cert - 60% & above (4 academic subjects) OR 0 Level - C grades ( 4 academic subjects)Matriculation Cert - 75% & above (4 academic subjects) OR 0 Level - B grades (4 academic subjects)
PakistanCompletion of Higher Secondary - C or 70% & above (4 academic subjects)Completion of Higher Secondary - C or 70% & above (4 academic subjects)Completion of Higher Secondary - B or 80% & above (4 academic subjects)
PhilippinesHigh School Diploma - C or 70% & above (4 academic subjects)High School Diploma - C or 70% & above (4 academic subjects)High School Diploma - B or 80% & above (4 academic subjects)
Papua New GuineaHigh School Certificate - C &
above (4 academic subjects)
High School Certificate - C &
above (4 academic subjects)
High School Certificate - B &
above (4 academic subjects)
RussiaYear 11 - 3 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 3 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 5 & above (4 academic subjects)
Singapore0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - B grades (4
academic subjects)
South AfricaSenior Certificate - C & above (4 academic subjects)Senior Certificate - C & above (4 academic subjects)Senior Certificate - B & above (4 academic subjects)
Sri Lanka0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - B grades (4 academic subjects)
TaiwanSenior 2 - 65% & above (4 academic subjects)Senior 2 - 65% & above (4 academic subjects)Senior 3 - 80% & above (4 academic subjects)
ThailandMatayom 5 - 3.0 & above (4 academic subjects) (Year 11)Matayom 5 - 3.0 & above (4 academic subjects) (Year 11)Matayom 6 - 3.0 & above (4 academic subjects) (Year 12)
TurkeyYear 11 - 4 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 4 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 5 & above (4 academic subjects)
USAYear 11 - GPA 2.9 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - GPA 2.9 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 12 - GPA 2.5 & above (4 academic subjects)
VietnamYear 11 - 7 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 7 & above (4 academic subjects)Year 11 - 8.0 & above (4 academic subjects) OR Year 12 - 7.5 & above (4 academic subjects)
ZambiaSenior Certificate - C & above (4 academic subjects)Senior Certificate - C & above (4 academic subjects)Senior Certificate - B & above (4 academic subjects)
Zimbabwe0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - C grades (4 academic subjects)0 levels - B grades (4 academic subjects)
Other CountriesPlease contact the Enrolments Office at info@iescollege.com

IES ENGLISH PATHWAY PROGRAM

Students who have not quite met the English requirements for 10950NAT Certificate IV in University Preparation can enquire about enrolment into the IES English Pathway Program (EPP). This program provides intensive English language instruction to improve Academic English skills and knowledge. There are 10 and 20 week options available depending on a student’s current English language proficiency.

For advice and assistance in obtaining pre-entry English language courses, please contact the Enrolments Team at info@iescollege.com.