For entry into most EIT degree programs, you need to have completed a minimum level of education similar to successful completion of Australian Year 12 with good grades.

Some examples of upper secondary qualifications and a guide to the minimum grades that EIT will consider are listed below.

 

Global Qualifications

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma – Minimum aggregate score of 24 General Certificate of Education Advanced Levels (GCE “A Levels”) – Minimum grade of C in three subjects + a pass in Maths. All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Angola

Ensino Geral Certificado de Habilitações/ Certificado de Habilitações (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) Note: In order to gain entry, an additional year of study following the qualification; this may include a Foundation Studies Program, one year of study at a higher education institute or equivalent. Please note no credit will be granted on the basis of these studies.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

Bangladesh

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Grade average of 3.5 or above out of 5.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Belize

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) / CXC Associate Degree awarded by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC)

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

Bhutan

Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate (BHSEC)

Grade average of 60% in four academic subjects (including Maths and excluding any local languages).

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

Botswana

See Global Qualifications

Diploma awarded by the University of Botswana or accredited by the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) may also be considered for Year 12 equivalency.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Brazil

Diploma de Ensino Medio. Grade of Medio Superior or satisfactory completion of one year post-secondary study at a recognised institution. All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Bulgaria

Bulgarian Diploma of Completion of Secondary Education - Grade average of at least 4.0

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

Canada

High School Diploma (from relevant Territory or Province) - Completed with an overall average of at least 60% in the final year of results, plus at least 60% in Maths (except Quebec)

OR

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or OSSD) - Completed with an overall average of at least 60% in the final year of results (average is calculated out of 6 University Preparation Subjects). plus at least 60% in Maths (except Quebec)

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

Chile

Licencia de Educacion Media (Certificate of Secondary Education)

Note: Grade average of 6.0 to 7.0 (Muy Bueno) or satisfactory completion of one year study at a recognised tertiary or higher education institution

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

China

Successful completion of Gao Kao with an aggregate of the required individual subjects which is equivalent to 60% of the overall maximum score, or a grade of 288/480, 360/600, 450/750, 486/810 or 540/900 + a score of no less than 60% in Maths.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject toAdmissions Committee.

 

Colombia

Bachiller / Bachillerato (Secondary School Certificate). Grade average of 60 percent (+ minimum of 60% in Maths) or satisfactory completion of one year study at a recognised tertiary or higher education institution. All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

Egypt

See Global Qualifications.

 

Fiji

Fiji 7th form certificate – completed with an overall average (all subjects) of at least 60%

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

Gambia

West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) showing at least 5 subjects passed with C6 or better (English compulsory)

OR

General Certificate of Education Advanced Levels (GCE “A Levels”) – Minimum grade of C in three subjects + a pass in Maths.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Ghana

West African General Certificate of Education (A Level) / Higher School Certificate (HSC) Completed with an overall result of at least 5, with a C or above in Maths

Calculated from a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 A Level subjects where A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) – minimum of 2 passes and 1 credit (including a pass in Maths)
OR
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) - a minimum of 15 points for four core subjects and 2 electives and a minimum of a C in Maths
(where:5* 5**=6, 5=5, 4=4, 3=3, 2=2, 1=1 & A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1 & Attained with Distinction=3, Attained=1).

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

India

  • Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE): All India Senior School Certificate completed with 60% average in best 4 academic subjects (excluding local language and other non-academic subjects) in the final year + a minimum of 60% in Maths in the final year. 

OR 

  • Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE): Indian School Certificate completed with 60% average in best 4 academic subjects (excluding local language and other non-academic subjects) in the final year + a minimum of 60% in Maths in the final year. 

OR 

  • State board exams (excluding Punjab State Education Board (PSEB) and Haryana State Education Board (HSEB)): Higher Secondary Certificate/Intermediate Certificate completed with minimum grade average of 60% average across the 4 best academic subjects (excluding local language and other non-academic subjects) in the final year + a minimum of 60% in Maths in the final year. 

OR 

  • State board exams from Punjab State Education Board (PSEB) and Haryana State Education Board (HSEB): Higher Secondary Certificate/Intermediate Certificate completed with minimum grade average of 65% average across the 4 best academic subjects (excluding local language and other non-academic subjects) in the final year + a minimum of 65% in Maths in the final year. 

OR 

  • Diploma qualifications: Post-Year 10 Engineering Diploma in a relevant stream with at least a 60% average overall (or first division results) + at least a 60% average in all Maths units studied during the Diploma. 

 

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval. 

Indonesia

Sekolah Menengah Atas (SMA) or Surat Keterangan Hasil Ujian Nasional (SKHUN or previously STK) - Minimum grade average of 6.5 out of 10

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

Japan

Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shosho (Upper Secondary School) qualification including a pass in Maths.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

Kenya

Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education. Successful completion with C+ average in their best 7 subjects + minimum of C+ in Maths. All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Lebanon

Baccalauréat with a minimum total pass mark of 10 and a 60% requirement in Maths.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Malawi

Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) with six O-level passes or two passes in the GCE A-levels + Satisfactory completion of one year postsecondary study at a recognised tertiary institute.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

Malaysia

Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) Grade average of 2.0 (C) or better in General Studies and in 3 other subjects
OR
Unified Examination Certificate Grade of C8 (Pass) in minimum of 5 academic subjects

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

Mauritius

Higher School Certificate (HSC) and General Certificate of Education (GCE) - Completed with an overall result of at least 7, with a C or above in Maths. Marks are calculated as a total of 3 Advanced Level subjects where A*/A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 and E=1. Advanced Subsidiary subjects may be considered.

 

Mexico

Preparatorio / Titulo Academico de Bachiller / Diploma de Bachiller with a 6.0 grade score.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Morocco

Baccalauréat / Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire plus a minimum 60%or C grade in Math.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

Mozambique

Certificado de Habilitações Literarias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) plus a minimum C Grade or 60% in Math.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

Namibia

Higher Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC higher and ordinary level): At least 6 subjects, with maths and science subjects all studied at higher level, and all subjects passed with at least grade 3 or C.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

Nepal

  • Minimum GPA of 2.41 (60%) overall in all academic subjects in Yr 12 + a minimum of B grade (60% - 69%) in Maths 

OR 

  • Post-Year 10, 3-Year CTEVT Diploma of Engineering in a relevant stream, with an overall minimum aggregate of 60% (i.e. First Division results) with at least a 60% average in all Maths units studied during the Diploma. 

 

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval. 

Nigeria

Senior Secondary School (WAEC/NECO) examinations (at least 4 academic subject passes with C grade average, + a minimum of a C grade in Maths).

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Pakistan

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate/Intermediate Certificate - 60% average in best 4 academic subjects in final year (excluding local language and other non-academic subjects) + a minimum of 60% in Maths in the final year. 

OR 

  • Post-Year 10 Engineering Diploma in a relevant stream with at least a 60% average overall (or first division results) + at least a 60% average in all Maths units studied during the Diploma. 

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Papua New Guinea

Higher School Certificate - Grade average of 3.0 on 4 point scale (or Grade of B, including Maths).

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

Saint Lucia

Associate degree when studied at Sir Arthur Lewis Community College

OR

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) / CXC Associate Degree

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

Scotland

Scottish Qualifications Certificate – Higher (4 subjects) – with an average grade of C (including Math).

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

Singapore

Singapore-Cambridge GCE A Levels - Minimum grade of C in three subjects + a pass in Maths.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Somalia

Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Shahaadada Dugsiga Dare) + must have satisfactorily completed one year of study at a higher education institute or equivalent which is recognised on CEP.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee.

 

South Africa

National Senior Certificate in Mathematics (from 2008)

 

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan GCE A-Level - Minimum grade of C in three academic subjects + a minimum C grade in Maths

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Sudan

Higher Secondary School Certificate / The Secondary School Certificate + 1 years of higher education studies or equivalent supplementary studies

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Tanzania

Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) - Satisfactory completion of the Certificate of Secondary Education and at least two passes in a principal subject for the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education - including Maths with a Minimum of C grade in Advanced Certificate.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Turkey

Lise Diploması (High School Diploma or Secondary School Diploma) Grade average of minimum 50 percent or 2.5+ out of 5.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

Uganda

Successful completion of Advanced Certificate in Education (UACE) with passes in six subjects (with at least two passes in principle subjects) including a pass in Maths.

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

United Arab Emirates

Tawjihiyya (General Secondary Certificate) – 60% overall including a pass in Maths. All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee approval.

 

USA

High School Diploma + SAT scores

AP + SAT

GED + SAT

SAT I + SAT II

HSD + Enhanced ACT

GED + Enhanced ACT

All applications will be considered on a case by case basis and are subject to Admissions Committee

 

Vietnam

Successful completion of the Upper Secondary Education Graduation Diploma (1975 onwards) with a minimum average of 70% in 4 subjects with one subject to be Maths OR Successful completion of one year of a bachelor’s degree at a recognised university.

 

Zambia

See Global Qualifications.

 

Zimbabwe

See Global Qualifications.

 

For all other countries, applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

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