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Standard requirements apply to all undergraduate 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 Foundation result 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

InstitutionQualificationMinimum requirements
University Foundation or Preparation Programs (from English-speaking countries)*Successful completion of an 8-12 month foundation program leading to a Bachelor degreeSuccessful completion of the Foundation program
Canning CollegeCertificate IV in University Access Program (UAP)Successful completion of Cert IV UAP
Edith Cowan UniversityUniversity Preparation Course (UPC)Minimum C grade in General English or the Equivalent
HELP University MalaysiaFoundation Program in Arts or ScienceSuccessful completion with a Credit (65 - 75%) grade in the core English subjects
Murdoch Institute of TechnologyMurdoch University Preparation Course (MUPC)Successful completion of the MUPC
MUPC (1 trimester)Successful completion of the 'Introduction to Academic Communication' unit
Foundation StudiesSuccessful completion of the MIT Foundation Studies
Murdoch UniversityMurdoch University Foundation ProgramAt least 70% (distinction) in both FDN022 and FDN025
K-TrackSuccessful completion of the K-Track Program
Kulbardi WangkinySuccessful completion of the Kulbardi Wangkiny course
FlexiTrackSuccessful completion of the FlexiTrack course
OnTrack SprintSuccessful completion of the OnTrack Sprint course
OnTrackSuccessful completion of the OnTrack course
Northern Consortium United Kingdom (NCUK)International Foundation Year (IFY)

EAP Grade C no band less than D for each band

WAUFP CollegesWestern Australian Universities Foundation Program (WAUFP)A score of 50% in English Language and Australian Cultural Studies (ELACS)

Higher requirements

These undergraduate courses have specific or higher English requirements.

InstitutionQualificationMinimum requirements
University Foundation or Preparation Programs (from English-speaking countries)*Successful completion of an 8-12 month foundation program leading to a Bachelor degreeDoes not meet English for direct entry
Canning CollegeCertificate IV in University Access Program (UAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Edith Cowan UniversityUniversity Preparation Course (UPC)Does not meet English for direct entry
HELP University MalaysiaFoundation Program in Arts or ScienceDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch Institute of TechnologyMurdoch University Preparation Course (MUPC)Does not meet English for direct entry
MUPC (1 trimester)Does not meet English for direct entry
Foundation StudiesDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch UniversityMurdoch University Foundation ProgramDoes not meet English for direct entry
K-Track Successful Completion of the K-Track Program
Kulbardi WangkinyDoes not meet English for direct entry
FlexiTrackSuccessful Completion of the FlexiTrack course
OnTrack SprintSuccessful Completion of the OnTrack Sprint course
OnTrackSuccessful Completion of the OnTrack Course
Northern Consortium United Kingdom (NCUK)NCUK EAPDoes not meet English for direct entry
WAUFP Colleges Western Australian Universities Foundation Program (WAUFP)Does not meet English for direct entry
InstitutionQualificationMinimum requirements
University Foundation or Preparation Programs (from English-speaking countries)*Successful completion of an 8-12 month foundation program leading to a Bachelor degreeSuccessful completion with a 75% average
Canning CollegeCertificate IV in University Access Program (UAP)Successful completion with min 65% in the Academic Communication Modules A & B
Edith Cowan UniversityUniversity Preparation Course (UPC)Minimum A grade in General English or the Equivalent
HELP University MalaysiaFoundation Program in Arts or ScienceDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch Institute of TechnologyMurdoch University Preparation Course (MUPC)Completion with an average of 78%
MUPC (1 trimester)Min 70% in the 'Introduction to Academic Communication' unit
Foundation StudiesCompletion of the MIT Foundation Studies with a min average of 78%
Murdoch UniversityMurdoch University Foundation ProgramDoes not meet English for direct entry
K-TrackDoes not meet English for direct entry
Kulbardi WangkinyDoes not meet English for direct entry
FlexiTrackDoes not meet English for direct entry
OnTrack SprintDoes not meet English for direct entry
OnTrackDoes not meet English for direct entry
Northern Consortium United Kingdom (NCUK)NCUK EAPEAP Grade B no band less than C for each band
WAUFP CollegesWestern Australian Universities Foundation Program (WAUFP)A score of 50% in English Language and Australian Cultural Studies (ELACS)
InstitutionQualificationMinimum requirements
University Foundation or Preparation Programs (from English-speaking countries)* Successful completion of an 8-12 month foundation program leading to a Bachelor degreeDoes not meet English for direct entry
Canning CollegeCertificate IV in University Access Program (UAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Edith Cowan UniversityUniversity Preparation Course (UPC)Does not meet English for direct entry
HELP University MalaysiaFoundation Program in Arts or ScienceDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch Institute of TechnologyMurdoch University Preparation Course (MUPC)Does not meet English for direct entry
MUPC (1 trimester)Does not meet English for direct entry
Foundation StudiesDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch UniversityMurdoch University Foundation ProgramDoes not meet English for direct entry
K-TrackDoes not meet English for direct entry
Kulbardi WangkinyDoes not meet English for direct entry
FlexiTrackSuccessful completion AND have attended a satisfactorily completed at least 6 years of primary and secondary education taught and assessed in English in a recognised *English-speaking country, including at least 2 years between years 7 and 12
OnTrack SprintSuccessful completion AND have attended a satisfactorily completed at least 6 years of primary and secondary education taught and assessed in English in a recognised *English-speaking country, including at least 2 years between years 7 and 12
OnTrackSuccessful completion AND have attended a satisfactorily completed at least 6 years of primary and secondary education taught and assessed in English in a recognised *English-speaking country, including at least 2 years between years 7 and 12
Northern Consortium United Kingdom (NCUK)NCUK EAPDoes not meet English for direct entry
WAUFP CollegesWestern Australian Universities Foundation Program (WAUFP)Does not meet English for direct entry
InstitutionQualificationMinimum requirements
University Foundation or Preparation Programs (from English-speaking countries)*Successful completion of an 8-12 month foundation program leading to a Bachelor degreeSuccessful Completion with an 85% average
Canning CollegeCertificate IV in University Access Program (UAP)Does not meet English for direct entry
Edith Cowan UniversityUniversity Preparation Course (UPC)Does not meet English for direct entry
HELP University MalaysiaFoundation Program in Arts or ScienceDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch Institute of TechnologyMurdoch University Preparation Course (MUPC)Does not meet English for direct entry
MUPC (1 trimester)Does not meet English for direct entry
Foundation StudiesDoes not meet English for direct entry
Murdoch UniversityMurdoch University Foundation ProgramDoes not meet English for direct entry
K-TrackDoes not meet English for direct entry
Kulbardi WangkinyDoes not meet English for direct entry
FlexiTrackDoes not meet English for direct entry
OnTrack SprintDoes not meet English for direct entry
OnTrackDoes not meet English for direct entry
Northern Consortium United Kingdom (NCUK)NCUK EAPDoes not meet English for direct entry
WAUFP CollegesWestern Australian Universities Foundation Program (WAUFP)A score of 75% in English Language and Australian Cultural Studies (ELACS)

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