Undergraduate Admissions Criteria

These are the general entry requirements for students who would like to apply for one of the Engineering Institute of Technology's Bachelor of Science degrees.

Applicants with Higher Education

Entry Requirements

This applies to Australian students whose highest level of study since completing secondary school is a higher education course. This includes students who are currently studying with another higher education provider and want to transfer to a course at EIT. It also applies to students who are currently studying with EIT and wish to switch to a different course. Students who have completed a bridging or enabling course with a higher education provider are also considered to be applicants with higher education.

Entry Requirements:

Students must fulfil the following requirements:

  • An Australian Senior Certificate of Education or equivalent; OR
  • A relevant (to the sub-discipline) Engineering Advanced Diploma or higher from an Australian higher education institution; OR
  • An overseas qualification equivalent to the above item from a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially accredited qualification undertaken at a tertiary institution such as a university, government technical college, or government recognized private college (EIT assesses overseas qualifications using Australian Government guidelines to determine their comparability to qualifications); AND
  • Satisfactory English language proficiency at an English pass level in an Australian Senior Certificate of Education or equivalent; OR
  • A specified level of achievement in a recognised English language test such as: IELTS (or equivalent) at a score of at least 6.0 (with no individual band score less than 5.5); or TOEFL equivalent;

It is desirable that applicants hold a Senior Certificate with:

  • Advanced Mathematics; or WACE Mathematics: Methods; or equivalent
  • Physics and Chemistry, with equivalents considered.

Please note: meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry to our programs. Applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

 

Applicants with Vocational Education and Training Study

Entry Requirements

This applies to Australian students whose highest level of study since leaving secondary school is a vocational education and training (VET) course. This includes study at a public TAFE or with another VET provider. Applicants with a VET qualification may have completed other study, such as a Year 10 or Year 12 secondary school certificate.

Entry Requirements:

Students must fulfil the following requirements:

  • An Australian Senior Certificate of Education or equivalent; OR
  • A relevant (to the sub-discipline) Engineering Advanced Diploma or higher from an Australian higher education institution; OR
  • An overseas qualification equivalent to the above item from a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially accredited qualification undertaken at a tertiary institution such as a university, government technical college, or government recognised private college (EIT assesses overseas qualifications using Australian Government guidelines to determine their comparability to qualifications); AND
  • Satisfactory English language proficiency at an English pass level in an Australian Senior Certificate of Education or equivalent; OR
  • A specified level of achievement in a recognised English language test such as: IELTS (or equivalent) at a score of at least 6.0 (with no individual band score less than 5.5); or TOEFL equivalent;

It is desirable that applicants hold a Senior Certificate with:

  • Advanced Mathematics; or WACE Mathematics: Methods; or equivalent
  • Physics and Chemistry, with equivalents considered.

Please note: meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry to our programs. Applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

 

Applicants with Recent Secondary Education

Entry Requirements

This applies to Australian students who have completed Year 12 (or equivalent) within the last two years, or completed their secondary education studies with a VET provider in the same timeframe. This includes students who have completed their studies interstate or overseas.

Entry Requirements:

Students must fulfil the following requirements:

  • An Australian Senior Certificate of Education or equivalent; OR
  • A relevant (to the sub-discipline) Engineering Advanced Diploma or higher from an Australian higher education institution; OR
  • An overseas qualification equivalent to the above item from a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially accredited qualification undertaken at a tertiary institution such as a university, government technical college, or government recognised private college (EIT assesses overseas qualifications using Australian Government guidelines to determine their comparability to qualifications); AND
  • Satisfactory English language proficiency at an English pass level in an Australian Senior Certificate of Education or equivalent; OR
  • A specified level of achievement in a recognised English language test such as: IELTS (or equivalent) at a score of at least 6.0 (with no individual band score less than 5.5); or TOEFL equivalent;

It is desirable that applicants hold a Senior Certificate with:

  • Advanced Mathematics; or WACE Mathematics: Methods; or equivalent
  • Physics and Chemistry, with equivalents considered.

Please note: meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry to our programs. Applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

 

Applicants with Work and Life Experience

Entry Requirements

This applies to people who completed secondary school more than two years ago and have not undertaken any further study with a VET provider or higher education institution.

Entry Requirements:

Students must fulfil the following requirements:

  • An Australian Senior Certificate of Education or equivalent; OR
  • A relevant (to the sub-discipline) Engineering Advanced Diploma or higher from an Australian higher education institution; OR
  • An overseas qualification equivalent to the above item from a structured program of learning that leads to the full or partial achievement of an officially accredited qualification undertaken at a tertiary institution such as a university, government technical college, or government recognised private college (EIT assesses overseas qualifications using Australian Government guidelines to determine their comparability to qualifications); AND
  • Satisfactory English language proficiency at an English pass level in an Australian Senior Certificate of Education or equivalent; OR
  • A specified level of achievement in a recognised English language test such as: IELTS (or equivalent) at a score of at least 6.0 (with no individual band score less than 5.5); or TOEFL equivalent;

It is desirable that applicants hold a Senior Certificate with:

  • Advanced Mathematics; or WACE Mathematics: Methods; or equivalent
  • Physics and Chemistry, with equivalents considered.

Please note: meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry to our programs. Applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

 

Postgraduate Admissions Criteria

These are the general entry requirements for students who would like to apply for one of the Engineering Institute of Technology's Master of Engineering degrees.

Entry Requirements

To gain entry into this program, applicants need to fulfil the following requirements:

  • A recognized 3-year bachelor degree* in an engineering qualification in a congruent** field of practice.
  • An EIT Bachelor of Science (Engineering) degree* in a congruent** field of practice.
  • A 4-year Bachelor of Engineering qualification (or equivalent), that is recognized under the Washington Accord or Engineers Australia, in a congruent**, or a different field of practice at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
  • A 4-year Bachelor of Engineering qualification (or equivalent)* that is not recognized under the Washington Accord, in a congruent** field of practice to this program.
  • An appropriate level of English Language Proficiency equivalent to an English pass level in an Australian Senior Certificate of Education, or an overall Academic IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual band less than 6.0***, or equivalent as outlined in the EIT Admissions Policy.

*With integrated compulsory 12-week professional industry experience, training or project work of which 6 weeks are directly supervised by a professional/eligible professional engineer as determined by EIT.

**Congruent field of practice means a course with adequate, relevant content. Acceptable congruent fields are listed on the individual course pages.

***Applicants may have a maximum of one individual band of 5.5 and be granted entry subject to the provision of English language support by EIT.

 

Please note: There may be additional course-specific entry requirements. Please visit the individual course page for more information. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry to our programs. Applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

 

How to Apply

 

If you meet the entry requirements of your chosen course, select which type of student you are and find out how to apply below. Alternatively, you can contact an EIT Course Advisor.

 

Domestic and International Online Students

  1. Please ensure you are eligible to study your desired course by reading the specific entry requirements available on the individual course page.
  2. Complete the EIT application form by clicking on the “Apply Now” on the individual course page.
  3. Wait for your offer.
    The EIT Admissions Team will assess your application, which will take approximately 7 working days*. During this time period you will be notified if further documents are required. This may cause a delay in the process.
  4. Receive your offer.
    If your application is successful, you will receive a Letter of Offer.
  5. Review your Letter of Offer.
    Once you have reviewed your Letter of Offer you will need to submit your acceptance by the specified due date.

*Please note that this is an estimate. Applications will differ on a case by case basis depending on course specifics and the completeness of applications.

Domestic On-Campus Students

  1. Please ensure you are eligible to study your desired course by reading the specific entry requirements available on the individual course page.
  2. Complete the EIT application form available here: <download link>.
    Please ensure you send all of the required supporting documents outlined on the last page of the application form. Please send your completed application form and supporting documents to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  3. Wait for your offer.
    The EIT Admissions Team will assess your application, which will take approximately 7 working days*. During this time period you will be notified if further documents are required. This may cause a delay in the process.
  4. Receive your offer.
    If your application is successful, you will receive a Letter of Offer.
  5. Review your Letter of Offer.
    Once you have reviewed your Letter of Offer you will need to submit your acceptance by the specified due date.

*Please note that this is an estimate. Applications will differ on a case by case basis depending on course specifics and the completeness of applications.

 

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