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How to apply for an undergraduate course

You don’t need to be a high school graduate to start an undergraduate degree. Find out how to apply to Curtin depending on your study or work background.

This page is for domestic students. View information for international students.

Please select the statement that best describes you:

Where to apply

Apply via TISC

Apply via TISC

Main round applications are closing soon!

If you haven’t already applied through TISC, there’s still time to nominate a Curtin course as your first preference.

Check out our advice on how to apply, changing preferences, entry pathways, scholarships and more.

Main round applications close 19 December 2022.

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Application dates

Looking to complete your studies in 2023? TISC applications for 2023 are still open.

Main round applications close: 11.59 pm 19 December 2022
Main round offers released: 23 December
Second round applications: 23 December 2022 – 15 January 2023
Second round offers released: 20 January 2023
Direct entry applications: 16 January – 20 February 2023

Where to apply

Did you know that TISC applications are not only for high school leavers?

Apply via TISC

Apply via TISC

Main round applications are closing soon!

If you haven’t already applied through TISC, there’s still time to nominate a Curtin course as your first preference.

Check out our advice on how to apply, changing preferences, entry pathways, scholarships and more.

Main round applications close 19 December 2022.

Application dates

Application dates

Looking to complete your studies in 2023? TISC applications for 2023 are still open.

Main round applications close: 11.59 pm 19 December 2022
Main round offers released: 23 December
Second round applications: 23 December 2022 – 15 January 2023
Second round offers released: 20 January 2023
Direct entry applications: 16 January – 20 February 2023

Where to apply

Did you know that TISC applications are not only for high school leavers?

Apply via TISC

Apply via TISC

Main round applications are closing soon!

If you haven’t already applied through TISC, there’s still time to nominate a Curtin course as your first preference.

Check out our advice on how to apply, changing preferences, entry pathways, scholarships and more.

Main round applications close 19 December 2022.

Application dates

Application dates

Looking to complete your studies in 2023? TISC applications for 2023 are still open.

Main round applications close: 11.59 pm 19 December 2022
Main round offers released: 23 December
Second round applications: 23 December 2022 – 15 January 2023
Second round offers released: 20 January 2023
Direct entry applications: 16 January – 20 February 2023

Where to apply

Did you know that TISC applications are not only for high school leavers?

Apply via TISC

Apply via TISC

Main round applications are closing soon!

If you haven’t already applied through TISC, there’s still time to nominate a Curtin course as your first preference.

Check out our advice on how to apply, changing preferences, entry pathways, scholarships and more.

Main round applications close 19 December 2022.

Application dates

Application dates

Looking to complete your studies in 2023? TISC applications for 2023 are still open.

Main round applications close: 11.59 pm 19 December 2022
Main round offers released: 23 December
Second round applications: 23 December 2022 – 15 January 2023
Second round offers released: 20 January 2023
Direct entry applications: 16 January – 20 February 2023

Previous studies at university

You must have successfully completed one of the following:

You must also meet any specific requirements for your chosen course.

High school results

You must have achieved the following:

1. Graduated from secondary school: Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) or equivalent interstate qualification.

2. Attained the ATAR score for your chosen course: Minimum or guaranteed ATAR score or equivalent. Year 12 WACE results are valid indefinitely and scores from 1992 onwards can be converted using the TISC ATAR calculator.

3. Achieved a scaled score of at least 50 your subjects: English ATAR, Literature ATAR or English as an Additional Language/Dialect ATAR, and the prerequisite ATAR subjects specific to your chosen course.

Admission to some Curtin courses is competitive and attaining the minimum ATAR may not guarantee admission.

Previous studies at TAFE or another VET provider

You must have achieved one of the following qualifications:

  • Advanced Diploma
  • Diploma
  • Certificate IV

Read more about applying with your TAFE qualifications.

You must also satisfy our English language proficiency requirements, through options such as completing certain TAFE communication units or the STAT test.