Entry Requirements - Undergraduate - Bachelor of Education

School Leavers

  • Students applying to Murdoch University on the basis of their completed secondary school studies need to achieve the following:
  • WA Certificate of Education (WACE), achieved at high school graduation, or its equivalent
  • A scaled mark of 50 or more in English, Literature, or English as an Additional Language or Dialect (all Stage 2 or 3), or equivalent English competency
  • An Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) between 70.00 or greater (indicative)
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***If you finished high school in the last 18 months and just missed out on direct entry minimum scores, Murdoch offers a free, four week, alternative entry preparation course called OnTrack Sprint. Upon successful completion, you will be eligible for an offer to study at Murdoch in any of over 80 undergraduate courses.

Non-School Leavers

A number of admissions pathways are available to non-school leavers. A combination of the following types of qualifications may be assessed to determine your eligibility:

  • High school results
  • Previous university study, minimum of two units successfully completed
  • TAFE/VET qualifications, Cert IV or higher
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) score of 140 in Written English
  • Murdoch Institute of Technology, or other equivalent university preparation courses
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***If you don't meet any of the above requirements, you may still be able to apply for entry by undertaking one of Murdoch's Access Pathway Programs.

TAFE Diploma Students

The School of Education allows for advanced standing for the following TAFE diplomas, click here (Advanced Standing) for more information.

  • Diploma of Education Support (CHC51308)
  • Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC501130)

International Students

In addition to meeting Murdoch University's minimum entry requirements, international students will also need an Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 7.0 (with no band less than 7.0) for entry into School of Education Bachelor programs.

Indigenous Students

An alternative pathway called K-track (14 weeks) is provided for free by Murdoch's Kulbardi centre.