Entry Requirements | Foundation Studies | Trinity College, Melbourne

Entry Requirements

Foundation Studies is a robust academic program for high-achieving international students who wish to broaden their outlook and work hard to gain entry to a course of their choice at the University of Melbourne.

Academic Entry Requirements for Trinity College Foundation Studies Main Intakes

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Country

Entry Requirement

Australia

Completion of Year 11 with B average

Cambodia

Completion of Upper Secondary Education with B average

Colombia

Completion of Bachillerato with 80% average

Ecuador

Year 12 marks of 15 and above in relevant subjects

GCC Countries

Completion of Year 12 with 80% average

Hong Kong

Completion of Form 5 with 2 subjects at level 3 and 2 subjects at level 4

India

Completion of Year 11 with Second Class pass. 
Completion of Year 12 with Third Class pass. 

Indonesia

Main Intakes: Completion of SMA 3 with 7 average
August Comprehensive Extended Intake: Completion of SMA 2 with 7 average

(I)GCSE O Levels

6 passes including 4 subjects at B level
Preliminary results accepted for Malaysia, Singapore and Sri Lanka

International Baccalaureate

Completion of 1st year IB Diploma with 23 aggregate in relevant 5 subjects

Iran

Completion of Year 11 with grade 15 average

Japan

Upper Secondary School Certificate with 4 average

Kenya

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with B average

Macau

Completion of Form 5 (Year 11) with 75% average

Malaysia

SPM with 6 subjects at B level, forecast results accepted
UEC: Completion of Senior Middle 2 with 70% average, forecast results accepted

Mexico

Completion of Bachillerato with 9 average

Myanmar

Completion of Myanmar Matriculation with 70% average

New Zealand

Completion of NCEA 2 with ‘Excellent’ average

Pakistan

Completion of Higher Secondary School Certificate with B average

People’s Republic of China

Main Intakes: Completion of Senior Middle 3 with 80% and above in relevant subjects
August Comprehensive Extended Intake: Completion of Senior Middle 2 with 80% and above in relevant subjects

Russia

Certificate of General Secondary Education (ATTESTAT)  with 4 average

South Korea

Higher School Leaving Certificate 75% average (average ranking of 3)

Taiwan

High School Leaving Certificate with B average

Thailand

Completion of M6 with 75% average or GPA 3.0

The Philippines

Completion of Year 11 with an 80% average in relevant subjects 

Vietnam

Main Intakes: High School Certificate with 7 average.
August Comprehensive Extended Intake: Completion of Year 11 with 7 average.

Other countries and other curriculums

Please contact Trinity College, applications will be considered individually

Please note that Trinity College will base assessment on results in relevant academic subjects. The above minimum entry requirements are deemed to be equivalent to Australian Year 11. Trinity College may issue a conditional letter of offer based upon first semester, forecast, mock or preliminary results. 

English language requirements

Depending on the student’s country of origin, evidence of language proficiency may include results from:

  • The Trinity College English Test
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • Pearson PTE Academic 

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Intake

Minimum English Requirement (any one of the following)

Extended Intakes

Overall IELTS of 5.5

Overall TOEFL: iBT 46 (Institution code: 2056)

Overall TOEFL from 2018: iBT 60

Pearson: 42

A satisfactory result on the Trinity English Test

All other intakes


Overall IELTS of 6.0

Overall TOEFL: iBT 60 (Institution code: 2056)

Overall TOEFL from 2018: iBT 70

Pearson: 50

A satisfactory result on the Trinity English Test

Some students will require an IELTS certificate in order to meet immigration requirements of their student visa application. If there are variances in IELTS band scores, a student's appropriate intake may be revised by Trinity College Admissions staff. For some countries, a satisfactory mark in English satisfies Trinity College English language requirements.

Please contact Trinity College online or telephone: +61 3 9348 7130 with any questions regarding entry requirements. 

 

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