SCI Admission

Your Step-by-Step Guide

Domestic Student

General Admission Requirements

 

At least one of the following academic entry criteria must be met by an applicant for any undergraduate course:

  1. HSC/Year 12 passed with minimum ATAR of 65;
  2. Satisfactory completion of an authorised Tertiary Preparation Program, Tertiary Orientation Program, or a Foundation Year Program through an accredited higher education institution provided at:
    • Australian Universities;
    • TAFE Institutes;
    • Government approved Registered Training Organizations (RTOs).
  3. Satisfactory completion of one year of accredited full-time study in the associated discipline at Certificate IV or greater level at a licensed Australian supplier of tertiary education, as follows:
    • Certificate IV;
    • Diploma of Business;
    • Advanced Diploma;
    • Vocational Graduate Certificate;
    • Vocational Graduate Diploma;
    • Associate Degree;
    • Bachelors’ Degree.

International Students

General Admission Requirements

 

  1. At least one of the following academic entry criteria must be met by an International applicant for the undergraduate course:
    • HSC/Year 12 certificate or a minimum ATAR of 65 or equivalent or an international equivalent qualification recognised by National Office for Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR)
    • Satisfactory completion of an authorised Tertiary Preparation Program, Tertiary Orientation Program, or a Foundation Year Program through an accredited higher education institution provided at:
      • Australian Universities;
      • TAFE Institutes;
      • Government approved Registered Training Organizations (RTOs);
      • An approved foreign provider recognised by NOOSR.
    • Satisfactory completion of one year of accredited full-time study in the associated discipline at Certificate IV or greater level at a licensed Australian supplier of tertiary education, as follows:
      • Certificate IV;
      • Diploma of Business;
      • Advanced Diploma;
      • Vocational Graduate Certificate;
      • Vocational Graduate Diploma;
      • Associate Degree;
      • Bachelors’ Degree.
  2. Satisfactory completion of one year of accredited full-time study in an associated discipline at Certificate IV or greater level at an accredited foreign education provider as recognised by NOOSR.
  3. If English is not the first language of the applicant, they should satisfy the ‘English Proficiency Requirements’ given in the sections below.
  4. Once admission is approved to the Institute, ‘Genuine Temporary Entrant’ (GTE) criteria as defined by the Australian Department of Home Affairs verification process will be undertaken;
  5. SCI GTE Form must be completed;
  6. The completed GTE Form will be assessed by SCI staff;
  7. Satisfactory GTE and payment of required tuition fees will lead to issuance of Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
  8. Students are to provide SCI with student visa proof to demonstrate that they have the right to study in Australia.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

All applicants must fulfil the following criteria in relation to the overall entry criteria for admission to a course:

If English is the first language of the applicant, applicants need to have citizenship or permanent long-term residency (minimum ten years) and/or completed secondary or higher education (tertiary) studies in an English -speaking country recognised by SCI.

Those countries are American Samoa, Fiji, Jamaica, New Zealand, Solomon Islands, UK, Australia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, USA, Botswana, Guyana, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Zambia, Canada, Ireland, Liberia, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, Zimbabwe.

To verify applicants’ English language competency for admission, SCI requires all applicants to provide proof of citizenship/residency and/or completed secondary or higher education (tertiary) studies in an English- speaking country recognised by SCI.

If English is not the first language of the applicant or the applicant has not completed secondary or tertiary education entirely in English, including all teaching, assessments, and examinations, the applicant must also fulfil one of the following requirements:

i. An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of 6.0 or higher with no band lower than 5.5 or equivalent score from an approved English language higher education entry testing system; or

ii. Successful completion of an approved English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course.

Note: Other tests of the English language may also be used to satisfy the English language requirement. The table below presents the equivalence of different tests
acceptable scores for SCI admission.

Campus Contact Info

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+61 2 9633 3287
admin@sci.edu.au

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