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Standard requirements apply to all undergraduate and postgraduate courses except those with specific or higher requirements.

For academic requirements and Australian and overseas qualifications that may meet English requirements, check the individual course pages.

A successfully completed approved English Language Course may be considered only if it has been completed within two (2) years prior to the date the applicant will start the course at Murdoch University. This limitation period does not apply to applicants who:

  1. Meet the minimum institutional English language requirements AND
  2. Can show evidence that they have used English as the primary mode of communication in the time between achieving the English Language Competency and commencing studies at Murdoch University (this can be shown by producing evidence that they have been studying and/or working in a country where English is the official language).

*Recognised English-speaking countries include Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom and United States of America.

Standard requirements

InstitutionQualificationUndergraduate minimum requirementsPostgraduate minimum requirements
All Australian UniversitiesEnglish Academic Program / English Language Bridging coursesSuccessful completion of an academic English language bridging course of a minimum of 10 teaching weeks full-time duration or more, which satisfies the English Language entry requirements into degree level courses for that Australian UniversitySuccessful completion of an academic English language bridging course of a minimum of 10 teaching weeks full‐time duration or more, which satisfies the English Language entry requirements into degree level courses for that Australian University
Australia Education Management Group (AEMG)English for Academic Purposes 3 Direct Entry Program (DEP)DEP 70% or higherDEP 70% or higher
English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)EAP 2 Grade 70% or higherEAP 2 Grade 70% or higher
HKU SPACE (University of Hong Kong)English for Academic and Professional Purposes Part II (EAPP II)Minimum of Grade BN/A
International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT)Academic English IVUpper Intermediate Level (B2+)Minimum score of B2+ with no band less than B2+
Kaplan International PerthEnglish for Academic Purpose (EAP)EAP 65% or higherEAP 65% or higher
Language LinksEnglish for IELTS and Academic Purpose (EIAP)Upper Intermediate B levelUpper Intermediate B level
Milner International College of EnglishIELTS Preparation CourseSuccessful completion of the courseSuccessful completion of the course
Cambridge Proficiency in English Preparation CourseSuccessful completion of the courseSuccessful completion of the course
Cambridge Advanced English Preparation CourseSuccessful completion of the courseSuccessful completion of the course
Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)65% Overall with no macro skill less than 55%65% Overall with no macro skill less than 55%
Shenyang Institute of Engineering EAP (Articulation)65% Overall with no macro skill less than 55%N/A
Navitas EnglishAcademic English IVLevel 3 with an Overall pass of 50% in each unit with overall mark of 50% for each skillLevel 3 with an Overall pass of 50% in each unit with overall mark of 50% for each skill
Perth International College of English (PICE)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Attained a Level 7 of the Academic EnglishAttained a Level 7 of the Academic English
Phoenix AcademyAcademic English Program (AEP)CEFR B2+CEFR B2+
TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA)English for Academic Purposes (EAP)EAP Level 5 with ‘C’ grade in all skills, and ‘competent’ in Essay and SeminarEAP Level 5 with ‘C’ grade in all skills, and ‘competent’ in Essay and Seminar
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)Insearch Academic English ProgramPass Academic English 4Pass Academic English 4
UWA Centre for English Language Teaching (CELT)UWA CELT Academic Study Skills Bridging Course65% (C+) with no skill lower than 65% in Module 265% (C+) with no skill lower than 65% in Module 2

Higher requirements

Undergraduate courses

These undergraduate courses have specific or higher requirements.

InstitutionQualificationUndergraduate minimum requirements
All Australian UniversitiesEnglish Academic Program / English Language Bridging coursesSuccessful completion of an academic English Language Bridging course of a minimum of 10 teaching weeks full-time duration or more, which satisfies the English Language entry requirements into degree level courses for that Australian University
Australia Education Management Group (AEMG)English for Academic Purposes 3 Direct Entry Program (DEP) DEP 75% or higher
English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)EAP 2 Grade 80% or higher
HKU SPACE (University of Hong Kong)English for Academic and Professional Purposes Part II (EAPP II)Does not meet English for direct entry
International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT)Academic English IVAdvanced Level (C1)
Kaplan International PerthEnglish for Academic Purpose (EAP)EAP 75% or higher
Language LinksEnglish for IELTS and Academic Purpose (EIAP)Upper Immediate A level
Milner International College of EnglishIELTS Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Proficiency in English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Advanced English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)75% Overall with no macro skill less than 65%
Shenyang Institute of Engineering EAP (Articulation)Does not meet English for direct entry
Navitas EnglishAcademic English IVLevel 3 with an Overall pass of 65% in each unit with overall mark of 65% for each skill
Perth International College of English (PICE)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Attained a Level 8 of the Academic English
Phoenix AcademyAcademic English Program (AEP)CEFR C1
TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA)English for Academic Purposes (EAP)EAP Level 5 with ‘B’ grade in all skills, and ‘competent’ in Essay and Seminar
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)Insearch Academic English ProgramPass Academic English 5
UWA Centre for English Language Teaching (CELT)Academic Study Skills Bridging CourseB- (70-74%) with no skill lower than 65% in Module 2
InstitutionQualificationUndergraduate minimum requirements
All Australian UniversitiesEnglish Academic Program / English Language Bridging coursesDoes not meet English for direct entry
Australia Education Management Group (AEMG)English for Academic Purposes 3 Direct Entry Program (DEP) Does not meet English for direct entry
English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
HKU SPACE (University of Hong Kong)English for Academic and Professional Purposes Part II (EAPP II)Does not meet English for direct entry
International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT)Academic English IVDoes not meet English for direct entry
Kaplan International PerthEnglish for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Language LinksEnglish for IELTS and Academic Purpose (EIAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Milner International College of EnglishIELTS Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Proficiency in English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Advanced English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Shenyang Institute of Engineering EAP (Articulation)Does not meet English for direct entry
Navitas EnglishAcademic English IVDoes not meet English for direct entry
Perth International College of English (PICE)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Phoenix AcademyAcademic English Program (AEP)Does not meet English for direct entry
TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA)English for Academic Purposes (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)Insearch Academic English ProgramDoes not meet English for direct entry
UWA Centre for English Language Teaching (CELT)Academic Study Skills Bridging CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
InstitutionQualificationUndergraduate minimum requirements
All Australian UniversitiesEnglish Academic Program / English Language Bridging coursesDoes not meet English for direct entry
Australia Education Management Group (AEMG)English for Academic Purposes 3 Direct Entry Program (DEP) DEP 80% or higher
English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)EAP 2 Grade 90% or higher
HKU SPACE (University of Hong Kong)English for Academic and Professional Purposes Part II (EAPP II)Does not meet English for direct entry
International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT)Academic English IVDoes not meet English for direct entry
Kaplan International PerthEnglish for Academic Purpose (EAP)EAP 85% or higher
Language LinksEnglish for IELTS and Academic Purpose (EIAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Milner International College of EnglishIELTS Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Proficiency in English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Advanced English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)85% Overall with no macro skill less than 75%
Shenyang Institute of Engineering EAP (Articulation)Does not meet English for direct entry
Navitas EnglishAcademic English IVLevel 3 with an Overall pass of 70% in each unit with overall mark of 70% for each skill
Perth International College of English (PICE)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Phoenix AcademyAcademic English Program (AEP)Does not meet English for direct entry
TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA)English for Academic Purposes (EAP)EAP Level 5 with ‘A’ grade in all skills, and ‘competent’ in Essay and Seminar
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)Insearch Academic English ProgramPass Academic English 6
UWA Centre for English Language Teaching (CELT)Academic Study Skills Bridging CourseB (75-79%) with no skill lower than 70% in Module 2
InstitutionQualificationUndergraduate minimum requirements
All Australian UniversitiesEnglish Academic Program / English Language Bridging coursesDoes not meet English for direct entry
Australia Education Management Group (AEMG)English for Academic Purposes 3 Direct Entry Program (DEP) DEP 80% or higher
English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
HKU SPACE (University of Hong Kong)English for Academic and Professional Purposes Part II (EAPP II)Does not meet English for direct entry
International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT)Academic English IVDoes not meet English for direct entry
Kaplan International PerthEnglish for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Language LinksEnglish for IELTS and Academic Purpose (EIAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Milner International College of EnglishIELTS Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Proficiency in English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Advanced English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Shenyang Institute of Engineering EAP (Articulation)Does not meet English for direct entry
Navitas EnglishAcademic English IVDoes not meet English for direct entry
Perth International College of English (PICE)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Phoenix AcademyAcademic English Program (AEP)Does not meet English for direct entry
TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA)English for Academic Purposes (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)Insearch Academic English ProgramDoes not meet English for direct entry
UWA Centre for English Language Teaching (CELT)
Academic Study Skills Bridging Course
B (75-79%) with no skill lower than 70% in Module 2

Postgraduate courses

These postgraduate courses have specific or higher requirements.

InstitutionQualificationPostgraduate minimum requirements
All Australian UniversitiesEnglish Academic Program / English Language Bridging coursesSuccessful completion of an Academic English Language Bridging Course of a minimum of 10 teaching weeks full‐time duration or more, which satisfies the English Language entry requirements into degree level courses for that Australian University
Australia Education Management Group (AEMG)English for Academic Purposes 3 Direct Entry Program (DEP) DEP 75% or higher
English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)EAP 2 Grade 75% or higher
International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT)Academic English IVMinimum score of C1+ with no band less than C1+
Kaplan International PerthEnglish for Academic Purpose (EAP)EAP 70% or higher
Language LinksEnglish for IELTS and Academic Purpose (EIAP)Upper Immediate A level
Milner International College of EnglishIELTS Preparation CourseSuccessful completion of the course
Cambridge Proficiency in English Preparation CourseSuccessful completion of the course
Cambridge Advanced English Preparation CourseSuccessful completion of the course
Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)75% Overall with no macro skill less than 65%
Navitas EnglishAcademic English IVLevel 3 with an Overall pass of 65% in each unit with overall mark of 65% for each skill
Perth International College of English (PICE)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Attained a Level 8 of the Academic English
Phoenix AcademyAcademic English Program (AEP)CEFR C1
TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA)English for Academic Purposes (EAP)EAP Level 5 with ‘B’ grade in all skills, and ‘competent’ in Essay and Seminar
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)Insearch Academic English ProgramPass Academic English 5
UWA Centre for English Language Teaching  (CELT)Academic Study Skills Bridging CourseB- (70-74%) with no skill lower than 65% in Module 2
InstitutionQualificationPostgraduate minimum requirements
All Australian UniversitiesEnglish Academic Program / English Language Bridging coursesDoes not meet English for direct entry
Australia Education Management Group (AEMG)English for Academic Purposes 3 Direct Entry Program (DEP) DEP 75% or higher
English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT)Academic English IVDoes not meet English for direct entry
Kaplan International PerthEnglish for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Language LinksEnglish for IELTS and Academic Purpose (EIAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Milner International College of EnglishIELTS Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Proficiency in English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Advanced English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Navitas EnglishAcademic English IVLevel 3 with an Overall pass of 65% in each unit with overall mark of 65% for each skill
Perth International College of English (PICE)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Phoenix AcademyAcademic English Program (AEP)Does not meet English for direct entry
TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA)English for Academic Purposes (EAP)EAP Level 5 with ‘B’ grade in all skills, and ‘competent’ in Essay and Seminar
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)Insearch Academic English ProgramDoes not meet English for direct entry
UWA Centre for English Language Teaching  (CELT)Academic Study Skills Bridging CourseB- (70-74%) with no skill lower than 65% in Module 2
InstitutionQualificationPostgraduate minimum requirements
All Australian UniversitiesEnglish Academic Program / English Language Bridging coursesDoes not meet English for direct entry
Australia Education Management Group (AEMG)English for Academic Purposes 3 Direct Entry Program (DEP) DEP 80% or higher
English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT)Academic English IVDoes not meet English for direct entry
Kaplan International PerthEnglish for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Language LinksEnglish for IELTS and Academic Purpose (EIAP)Advanced C level
Milner International College of EnglishIELTS Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Proficiency in English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Advanced English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Navitas EnglishAcademic English IVDoes not meet English for direct entry
Perth International College of English (PICE)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Phoenix AcademyAcademic English Program (AEP)Does not meet English for direct entry
TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA)English for Academic Purposes (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)Insearch Academic English ProgramPass Academic English 6
UWA Centre for English Language Teaching  (CELT)Academic Study Skills Bridging CourseB (75-79%) with no skill lower than 70% in Module 2
InstitutionQualificationPostgraduate minimum requirements
All Australian UniversitiesEnglish Academic Program / English Language Bridging coursesDoes not meet English for direct entry
Australia Education Management Group (AEMG)English for Academic Purposes 3 Direct Entry Program (DEP) DEP 80% or higher
English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)EAP 2 Grade 90% or higher
International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT)Academic English IVDoes not meet English for direct entry
Kaplan International PerthEnglish for Academic Purpose (EAP)EAP 85% or higher
Language LinksEnglish for IELTS and Academic Purpose (EIAP)Advanced C level
Milner International College of EnglishIELTS Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Proficiency in English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Advanced English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)85% Overall with no macro skill less than 75%
Navitas EnglishAcademic English IVLevel 3 with an Overall pass of 70% in each unit with overall mark of 70% for each skill
Perth International College of English (PICE)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Phoenix AcademyAcademic English Program (AEP)CEFR C1+
TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA)English for Academic Purposes (EAP)EAP Level 5 with ‘A’ grade in all skills, and ‘competent’ in Essay and Seminar
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)Insearch Academic English ProgramDoes not meet English for direct entry
UWA Centre for English Language Teaching  (CELT)Academic Study Skills Bridging CourseB (75-79%) with no skill lower than 70% in Module 2
InstitutionQualificationPostgraduate minimum requirements
All Australian UniversitiesEnglish Academic Program / English Language Bridging coursesDoes not meet English for direct entry
Australia Education Management Group (AEMG)English for Academic Purposes 3 Direct Entry Program (DEP) Does not meet English for direct entry
English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
International Institute of Business and Technology (IIBT)Academic English IVDoes not meet English for direct entry
Kaplan International PerthEnglish for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Language LinksEnglish for IELTS and Academic Purpose (EIAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Milner International College of EnglishIELTS Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Proficiency in English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Cambridge Advanced English Preparation CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Navitas EnglishAcademic English IVDoes not meet English for direct entry
Perth International College of English (PICE)English for Academic Purpose (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Phoenix AcademyAcademic English Program (AEP)Does not meet English for direct entry
TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA)English for Academic Purposes (EAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)Insearch Academic English ProgramDoes not meet English for direct entry
UWA Centre for English Language Teaching  (CELT)Academic Study Skills Bridging CourseDoes not meet English for direct entry

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