Entry requirements for students from Australia

We have been welcoming students from Australia for many years and our staff are very familiar with the Australian education system and qualifications.

High entrance requirements for our degree programmes at Sheffield reflect the quality of the University.

The information below is for guidance only.

Entry requirements:

Undergraduate Programmes e.g. BSc, BA, BEng/MEng

A variety of qualifications can be considered for direct admission to undergraduate bachelor degree programmes.

All applications for undergraduate programmes should be made through UCAS.

A Level

Applicants with a minimum of 3 A levels will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes.

International Baccalaureate

Applicants with a minimum of 34 points will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes.

Other Qualifications

Australian School Leaving Certificates

Pass in the relevant Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate plus ATAR score as per table below:

A-Levels ATAR
A*AA     94
AAA       92
AAB       90
ABB       87
BBB       85

Postgraduate Taught Programmes e.g. MA, MSc

Holders of good bachelor degrees Ordinary/Honours or graduate diplomas with the following minimum requirements will be considered for entry to postgraduate diploma and masters programmes.

Bachelor degree Ordinary: very good pass

Bachelor degree Honours: minimum lower second class honours

Graduate Diploma: successful completion

Postgraduate Research Programmes e.g. MPhil, PhD, PhD with Integrated Masters

Holders of good masters degrees by coursework or by research will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate research programmes.