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Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Entry requirements

Make sure that you meet the minimum English language and academic entry requirements for the course you wish to study.

Academic requirements

Foundation studies

ProgramBusinessDesignEngineering/ScienceInformation Technology/Multimedia
Pre-requisiteNilNilCredit in AM/MA, and 2 SCI subject (PHY/BIO/CH)Nil
SPM5C5C5C5C
GCE ‘O’ Level5C5C5C5C
UEC3Bs3Bs3Bs3Bs
Bangladesh Secondary School Certificate3.53.53.53.5
Iran High School Year 1114 pts14 pts14 pts14 pts
Kenya KCSECCCC
Myanmar Matriculation Examination60%60%60%60%
GCC countries Thanawiya Amma (General Secondary Certificate of Education)60%60%60%60%
West African Senior Secondary Certificate5C5C5C5C

 

Diploma

ProgramBusiness
SPM3C
STPMGrade C (GP2.0)
UEC3Bs

 

Undergraduate

ProgramOther Business majorAccounting

Accounting & Finance

Finance
DesignEngineeringBachelor of Information & Communication TechnologyComputer ScienceScience
Pre-requisiteMA* or AMMA# or AMPreferably any art, design or media subjectAM+PHY/CHMA# or AMMAor AMMA**
+PHY/
BIO/CH
STPM 2Ps2Ps (GP2.33)2Ps2Ps2Ps2Ps2Ps
UEC5Bs5Bs inclusive of pre-req5Bs5Bs inclusive of pre-req5Bs inclusive of pre-req5Bs inclusive of pre-req5Bs inclusive of pre-req
‘A’ Levels incorporating Cambridge, CGE, UK, Malaysia, Singapore, & UK – Min 3 ‘A’ Level passes required8888888
ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank)60607075607070
Australian Foundation (min overall %)65%65%65%65%65%65%65%
Bangladesh Higher School Certificate3.53.53.53.53.53.53.5
China Gao San70%70%80%85%70%80%80%
GCC Thanawiya Amma + 1st year bachelor program70%70%70%70%70%70%70%
Middle East AL – Thanawaya (Kuwait, Oman, UAE & Saudi Arabia)50%50%50%60%50%60%60%
Indian and Pakistan Year 1265%65%65%65%65%65%65%
Indonesian SMA III74%74%74%74%74%74%74%
Iran High School Diploma plus pre-university degree (1 year)65%65%65%65%65%65%65%
International Baccalaureate IB Diploma (out of 6 subjects)24242426242424
Kenya KCSEC+C+C+C+C+C+C+
Ontario CPU60%60%70%70%60%70%70%
Sri Lankan A Levels 7 7 7 7 77 7
Vietnam Senior High School Year 1270%70%70%70%70%70%70%

 

Postgraduate Program by Coursework

ProgramMaster of Arts (TESOL)
MBA (International)Master of Construction Management
 
A recognised Bachelor Degree with minimum CGPA 2.5 or equivalent
A recognised Bachelor Degree at a credit level (CGPA 2.5 or equivalent)
Completion of a recognised Bachelor Degree

Notes:

*For STPM graduates, must attain Pass in AM/MA (SPM or STPM)
#A Level/equivalent: Pass in AM/MA or O Level/equivalent: Credit in AM/MA 
^A Level/equivalent: Pass in AM/MA or O Level/equivalent: Credit in AM
**Maths for Year 11, SPM, O Level or equivalent.

Codes:
MA – Mathematics (any)
AM – Advanced Mathematics
CH – Chemistry
PHY – Physics
BIO – Biology
SCI – Science

A Levels incorporating Cambridge GCE, UK, Malaysia, Singapore & UK
A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1

Sri Lanka A Levels
A=5, B=4, C=3, S=1


English language requirements

Each Swinburne course has a minimum English language requirement for entry.

Level of studyFoundationDiploma (2.5 year post SPM)Undergraduate
(all other majors)
Undergraduate
(major: Accounting | Accounting & Finance
Postgraduate (Coursework)MA (TESOL)
IELTS5.5 (no individual band below 5.0)5.0 (no individual band below 5.0)6.0 (no individual band below 6.0)6.0 (no individual band below 6.0)6.5 (no individual band below 6.0)7.0 (no individual band below 6.5)
TOEFL (Internet based)a656075 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20)75 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20)79 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20)90
SPMCCB*
UECB4B4B3* and B4*
1119CCB*
MUET4444
GCE ‘O’ Level**CCB*B*
GCE ‘A’ LevelDDDD
GCE AS Level#CCCC
International BaccalaureateMinimum of 4 in English A1 or A2 (Higher and Standard Levels) or
Minimum of 5 in English B (Higher Level)
Common European FrameworkB1B1B2B2B2B2
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Overall CAE score 47Overall CAE score 47Overall CAE score 52Overall CAE score 52Overall CAE score 58Overall CAE score 67
PTE Academic42 with no communicative skill score less than 4242 with no communicative skill score less than 4250 with no communicative skill score less than 5050 with no communicative skill score less than 5058 with no communicative skill score less than 5066 with no communicative skill score less than 58


Notes:

* Compulsory concurrent Supplementary English program for Undergraduate students

** Applicable for both English as First Language and English as Second Language

# AS Level – General Paper, English Language, Language and Literature in English or Literature in English

TOEFL:

a Foundation courses – with no band less than 15
  Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses – with no band less than 18
  MA (TESOL) course – with no band less than 20