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Admission Criteria

See Academic entry requirements for more information on what you need to be eligible to enrol.

Students who have successfully undertaken higher education at a recognized institution or university, will be accepted for admission into Wentworth Institute of Higher Education. Where students have completed a subject at a similar level at an Australian institution, credit transfer will be granted.  Applicants may also apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). Submit an application for advanced standing that meets the requirements of the ‘Advanced Standing and Credit Transfer Policy’.

Applicants who have undertaken any VET study within the last ten years since leaving school may be eligible for admission to a WIN course with credit transfers (advanced standing). Submit an application for advanced standing that meets the requirements of the ‘Advanced Standing and Credit Transfer Policy’;

Students who complete vocational programs at Wentworth Institute (WIN) at a credit level or higher may be eligible for exemptions in their higher education study at Wentworth Institute.

WIN will also review students applying for admission from other institutions and may offer exemptions based on the pattern of study and the level of achievement.

Credit may be granted for work experience, volunteering, internships or workplace training where that learning can be documented to the satisfaction of the Course Coordinator that it upholds the integrity of the higher education award to which it applies. The onus shall be on the applicant to provide appropriate evidence or demonstrate the relevant skills, knowledge and understanding that are inherent in the relevant higher education award.

WIN has approved articulation agreements in place for certain VET courses which specify the number of course credits you may be entitled to. Please click here for find our Articulation Agreements Register for the complete list.

NB This may require a student to undertake tasks to enable their learning outcomes to be assessed.

Recent school leavers will be admitted into the undergraduate degree programs if they meet at least one of the entry requirements (Sound or Satisfactory achievement in all subjects, UAI 54.1 or ATAR 58.00).

Entry may be offered to applicants with work experience, volunteering, internships or workplace training where that learning can be documented by the Registrar as being equivalent to applicants with formal qualifications who are offered entry into WIN’s programs.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

WIN is committed to providing higher education pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who do not have an HSC or other qualification may apply to study at WIN through an alternative entry program.

Domestic applicants with overseas qualifications

Australian citizens or permanent residents with overseas qualifications are assessed after they have provided certified documents for academic achievements (and transcript if relevant).

Others

Having attained the age of 18 to 21 years and having not completed a Higher School Certificate or its equivalent must provide a portfolio of work and demonstrate that they have successfully met one of the following educational entry requirements through the completion of:

  • A Special Tertiary Admissions Test administered by UAC, OR
  • Submit an application for advanced standing that meets the requirements of the ‘Advanced Standing and Credit Transfer Policy’;
  • Having reached a standard of education deemed suitable by the Dean as to be the equivalent of completion of Year 12 so as to give the applicant reasonable prospects for completing the course of study.

Having obtained the age of 21 (Mature Age Entry),  having not previously enrolled in a degree at a higher education provider and can provide evidence that they have reasonable prospects for academic success at WIN in the undergraduate course/s they are applying.

NB If the applicant is an international student, they must be at least 18 years of age when they start the course.

All international applicants are expected to be proficient in English.ie have an IELTS overall band score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5, or equivalent.

You must provide evidence of your English language proficiency with your application.

You are strongly advised to complete this entry requirement before travelling to Australia by studying for and sitting an IELTS test in your home country.

NB International students who don’t meet our English proficiency requirements can undertake an ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) program at WIN prior to studying our degree course.

See English language proficiency requirements for more information on what you need to be eligible to enrol.

All students are welcomed to join ‘0’ week for orientation. A welcome pack will be provided to all new students.

The table below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at the institution. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses, and international students studying in Australia.

Applicant Background Number of Students Percentage of all Students
(A) Higher education study
(includes a bridging or enabling course)
N/A 0%
(B) Vocational education and training (VET) study N/A 0%
(C) Recent secondary education

  • Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR (regardless of whether this includes the impact of adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points)
  • Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered (e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test, early offer conditional on minimum ATAR)
  • Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor (e.g. special consideration, audition alone, schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement)
N/A 0%
(D) Work and life experience
(Admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than the above)
N/A 0%
(E) International students 279 100%
All students 279 100%

L/N – Low numbers: the number of students is less than 5.
N/A – Data not available for this item.
N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students.

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