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International student entry requirements for undergraduate degrees and diplomas

This page is an overview of entry requirements for international students wishing to study an undergraduate degree or diploma at AUT University. Contact your registered AUT University agent or international centre for specific information for your country or course of study.

Diploma

Please see the university entry equivalents table below for requirements for your country. If your country isn’t listed, contact the International Centre.

Bachelors degree

To be admitted to an AUT University undergraduate degree all applicants are required to have  University Entrance. This is the minimum level of entry to study a degree. See the university entry equivalents table below for requirements for your country. If your country isn’t listed, contact the International Centre. Please note, because of competition for places, entry level above the minimum may be required for admission to some programmes.

Graduate diploma and graduate certificate

Graduate diplomas (one year) and graduate certificates (one semester) are considered undergraduate programmes but students need to generally have completed an undergraduate qualification for entry.

University entry for AUT diplomas and degrees: sorted by country

This table lists the qualification or entry criteria that you will need from your home country to gain university entrance to AUT. It has entrance criteria for undergraduate diplomas and degrees.

Diploma
Undergraduate degree
Equivalent to New Zealand year 12 (6th form) or equivalent
Equivalent to New Zealand year 13 (7th form) or equivalent
Australia

Australia

  • Completion of year 12 with a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) score of 69.6. (Qld OP of approx 14 or lower)
Brazil
Brazil
  • One year successful study at a recognised institution of university standing
Canada
  • Grade 12 certificate
Canada
  • 65% overall average grade (Ontario)
China
  • Year 3 certificate of graduation, minimum 75%
China
  • Senior high school graduation AND: either 1 year of successful study at bachelors level; or completion of a 2-year diploma,with good grades, at a recognised university
Fiji
  • Fiji school leaving certificate
Fiji
  • Fiji form 7, aggregate over 4 subjects of 250, with a minimum of 50 in English
  • USP Foundation year, 7 passes with a minimum of C in Communication
France

France
  • Baccalaureat de L’enseignement du second degree with a minimum of 10
  • Diploma de Bachelier de L’enseignement du second degree with a minimum of 10
GCE
GCE
  • For A levels taken in countries other than UK, at least 3 results and must have achieved at least 1 grade at level C or above
  • A result in General Studies cannot be included among the 3 on which the application is based
Germany
  • Mittlere reife/realschulabschluss
Germany
  • Successful completion of senior high school - Abitur
Hong Kong
  • HK Certificate of Education
Hong Kong
  • Diploma of Secondary Education with 3 subjects achieved at level 4 or better, including English and 2 elective subjects.
India
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (standard xii), minimum 60%
India
  • A year’s successful study at a recognised institution of university standing; or an overall average over four subjects (not including native languages and non-academic subjects) of 75% in either the Higher Secondary School Examination or the All India Senior Secondary School Certificate, with a minimum of 60% in English

International Baccalaureate
  • The diploma must have been completed (24 points minimum)
Indonesia
  • SMU 7.0 
Indonesia
  • Successful completion of one year's tertiary study at a recognised institution
  • SMU, minimum 8.5
Japan
  • Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate
Japan
  • Successful completion of High School Diploma with a B average
  • Successful completion of one year in a recognised university
  • Successful completion of a junior college degree diploma of 2-3 years duration
Malaysia
  • SPM, or
  • Chinese unified exams
Malaysia
  • STPM with 3 principal passes
  • A maximum of 15 points over 6 academic subjects in the unified examination certificate, which must include 1 of chemistry, physics or advanced mathematics
  • A levels with at least 3 results with 1 grade at level C or above
  • SAM with a Tertiary Entrance Rank of 69.6
  • Canadian pre-university exam
  • Australian completion of year 12 with a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) score of 69.6. (Qld OP of approx 14 or lower)
Mexico

Mexico
  • Successful completion of one year's tertiary study at a recognised institution
Nepal
Nepal
  • Bachelor degree with upper second division
Nigeria
Nigeria
  • Successful completion of Advanced National Technical Certificate at a recognised tertiary institution or
  • Advanced National Commercial Certificate at a recognised tertiary institution
Norway
Norway
  • Successful completion of Videregaende Skole
Pakistan
Pakistan
  • Successful completion of one year’s tertiary study at a recognised tertiary institution
Philippines
Philippines
  • Successful completion of one year’s tertiary study at a recognised tertiary institution
Russia
  • Certificate of Secondary Education; or
  • Certificate of Maturity 
Russia
  • Successful completion of one year's tertiary study at a recognised tertiary institution
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
  • One year of successful study towards a bachelor degree at a recognised university or
  • Successful completion of a diploma at a recognised college of technology or
  • Successful completion of a junior health diploma at a recognised tertiary institution or
  • Successful completion of a higher technical institute diploma at a recognised tertiary institution
Singapore
  • CEO O level in 4 subjects
Singapore
  • GCE A levels, with 3 passes: a minimum of 2 H2 passes and a third pass at H1 or H2 level plus at least an E grade in N-level/O-level mathematics or additional mathematics
South Africa

South Africa
  • Complied with the matriculation requirements of the South African Certification Council and achieved an aggregate of at least C, with at least a D in English, in the Matriculation Certificate or Senior Certificate
South Korea
  • High School Diploma
South Korea
  • A minimum of 250 in the Korean university entrance examination
Sri Lanka
  • GCE O levels
Sri Lanka
  • GCE A levels, with 3 passes with a minimum of one at C, or bette
Sweden
Sweden
  • Successful completion of Avgangsbetyg
  • Successful completion of Slutbetyg Fran Gymnasieskola
Taiwan
  • Senior High School
Taiwan
  • Successful completion of senior high school and a 2 year junior college diploma
  • Successful completion of junior high school and a 5 year junior college diploma
  • Successful completion of one year's tertiary study at a recognised tertiary institution
Thailand
  • Matayom 6
Thailand
  • Matayom 6 with either 80% or more of grades at level 4 or a GPA of 2.5 or higher, with a relevant subject mix
  • Successful completion of one year's tertiary study at a recognised tertiary institution
UAE
  • 70% or better in Tawajihyya (Secondary School Certificate)
UAE
  • Successful completion of one year's tertiary study at a recognised tertiary institution
UK
  • A and AS Levels GCSE (Higher Grades)
UK
  • Successful completion of GCE A levels. Assessment for university entrance is based on the number
USA
  • High School Diploma
USA
  • High school diploma plus acceptable SAT scores
Vietnam
  • Universal graduation with a grade of 7 when out of 10 or 30 when out of 40
Vietnam
  • Successful completion of one year's tertiary study at a recognised tertiary institution


Last updated: 14-Feb-2014 8.06pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.

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