Entry Requirements - Bachelor Degree

Applicants from all applicant groups who wish to study a Bachelor degree course must satisfy the following entry requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age (or turning 18 during your first year of studies) or 17y before the commencement of the first term;
  • Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (SSCE) or equivalent; which is Grade/Year 12 according to the Australian curriculum. Click here to check for high school / secondary school equivalencies.
  • Completion of a Diploma level qualification or higher issued under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF); or other equivalent qualifications. Click here to check for higher education equivalencies.
  • Experience Based Entry - for applicants who do not meet the requirements of entry criteria 1 or 2. Please read the section below on Experience Based Entry, Higher Education Pathway or contact an SAE Course Advisor directly for more information.
  • Required documents:
    • High school Certificate (Read this document for full list of high school equivalency)
    • High school transcript (Grade scale must be provided if not graduated in US, IB, UK or Indian curriculum), unless grades are mentioned as percentages (%)
    • Proof of English language proficiency

SAE recognises industry experience and previous studies from accredited institutions. Click here to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning.
For more information on SAE's entry requirements refer to the Student Selection, Admissions, Deferral and Transfer policy.