English Language Proficiency
Applicants for whom English is not their first language must provide certified documentary evidence that their secondary schooling, or tertiary studies of at least one year, were conducted in the English language; or evidence of satisfactory results in an accepted English Language Proficiency examination, as set out in the table below.
| Examination||Minimum Score |
|IELTS||6.0 with no band less than 6.0|
|TOEFL iBT (Internet-based)||60 with no score less than 20|
|PTE Academic||50 with no score less than 50|
Applicants with Recent Secondary Education (School Leavers)
Applicants for admission into the Bachelor of Management and Entrepreneurship will be required to provide evidence of completion of the NSW Higher School Certificate or its interstate or overseas equivalent.
Applicants with Higher Education
Applicants who have completed a higher education qualification (associate degree, bachelor degree, graduate certificate or graduate diploma) in any discipline are be eligible for admission.
Applicants with VET or TAFE studies
Applicants who have completed senior secondary studies or equivalent qualification with a VET or TAFE provider within the last two years are eligible for admission.
Applicants with Work and Life Experience
Applicants who do not have a NSW Higher School Certificate (or equivalent) or completed their secondary education more than two years ago and have not undertaking or completed vocational education training (VET) or higher education study since then can apply for admission using work and life experience.
“Experience” could include a combination of factors which demonstrate readiness for higher education. Includes mature age entry, professional experience whether completion of the Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) is required or not, community involvement or work experience.
For more information please visit the Applicants with Work and Life Experience information page
International applicants may be admitted to the Bachelor of Management and Entrepreneurship if they have successfully attained the NSW Higher School Certificate or interstate or overseas equivalent and they meet the English Language Proficiency requirement (please see table above).
International students applying for admission to Excelsia College courses must have reached the age of 18 years by the commencement of their studies.
CREDIT AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL)
If the applicant is successful they will be issued an offer letter and a written agreement. Students will need to respond to the offer within 6 weeks. This is done online and a confirmation will be emailed back to the applicant. At this point, applicants are welcome to apply for Credit or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). If you are eligible for credit or RPL, you may be exempt from completing some units and you may be able to finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.
Please refer to the Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning Policy reference.
Download the Student Selection and Admissions Policy and Procedure.