To study at MIT, you must meet the academic, English language, visa, and GTE (Genuine Temporary Entrant) requirements. Learn about the entry requirements you must satisfy to get into an MIT program.

Undergraduate course academic requirements

International applicants must be 18 years of age at the commencement date of the course.

Domestic applicants must be 17 years of age as of the commencement date of the course or unit

International applicants must satisfy MIT’s GTE and financial requirements.

All applicants must meet prerequisites for the course if the course has prerequisites.

The table below shows the academic requirements by country. If your country is not listed above, it does not necessarily mean that MIT cannot assess your application. To find out if you meet our academic requirements, contact us at

Admission criteria for applicants with recent secondary education
Applicants with recent secondary education are those who completed Year 12 within the last two years. They’ll need to satisfy the following requirements:

  • Successful completion of Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), HSC (Higher Secondary Certificate) or the equivalent in their state or territory, or
  • Successful completion of the International Baccalaureate.
Applicants must satisfy the following course prerequisites, if applicable. For more information on prerequisites, visit the relevant course page at


Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English in VCE or equivalent; a study score of at least 20 in any Mathematics in VCE or equivalent.

Non-year 12 Prerequisite
Compulsory: As for Year 12 or equivalent.

Applicants with higher education study Applicants are eligible for admission if they’ve completed full-time equivalent higher education study (the number of units or courses will vary depending on the institution; however, this is equivalent to 4 units at MIT).
If applicants do not meet this requirement, we'll assess the application based on their previous academic history, including their higher education study results, Year 12 or equivalent study scores, and a personal statement.

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study
Completion of an AQF Certificate IV or above from a Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

Applications with work and life experience
Applicants under this category will be assessed on a case-by-case basis on one or more of the following:

  1. Requirements for applicants who did not complete Year 12:
    • Substantial relevant work experience that demonstrates that you’ve satisfied the entry requirements for the course, or
    • Completion of any relevant non-formal courses, and
    • A personal statement outlining their motivation to study the course and details of personal circumstances, including their life and work experience. Applicants should provide any aspect of their personal history that may support their application, including community service, work experience, and achievements
  2. Requirements for applicants who completed Year 12 more than two years ago:
  3. Applicants who completed their Year 12 studies more than two years ago but have not completed any VET or higher education studies are assessed according to their Year 12 results.


Applicants with a Bridging and enabling course
Successful completion of a Foundation Studies or Tertiary Preparatory program at a university, TAFE, or Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are assessed the same way as applicants under the above categories.

Applicants with International Baccalaureate (IB) results
Successful completion of the IB Diploma with at least 25 points.
For applicants with IB, a notional ATAR is provided by the local Tertiary Admissions Centre (TAC), which is used in the same way as ATAR for determining eligibility.
IB students who have not been awarded the diploma may be considered on a case-by-case basis if the student meets the following conditions:

  • Student has undertaken the full IB Diploma Programme or was a retake candidate.
  • Student has received a combined score of 20 or more total points.
  • Student has undertaken Theory of Knowledge, Extended Essay and at least six HL/SL subjects.
  • Student has not received the grade ‘N’ or ‘P’ for any subject or result, including award status and TOK/EE matrix points.


Domestic applicants with overseas qualifications
Applicants with overseas qualifications need to establish whether their qualifications are equivalent to Australian qualifications. The Admissions Officer will assess the course level in terms of the Australian Qualifications Framework according to AEI-NOOSR Country Education Profiles online.
The Admissions Officer will then assess whether the qualification is suitable for entry into that course according to the course entry requirements.

Successful completion of Higher School Certificate (HSC) with First Division or 3.5 CGPA.

Successful completion of Diploma of Upper Secondary Education with a C grade average.

Successful completion of Senior High School -3 year (Gao San) with minimum 80% average marks or equivalent.

Successful completion of Senior School Certificate (CBSE) or Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)with 60% average marks or equivalent.

Successful completion of SMA 3 (Sekolak Menegah Atas) (Year 12) with a minimum of 70% average marks.

Successful completion of Certificate of General Secondary Education with an overall average of 65%.

Successful completion of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum grade average of B.
Minimum subjects required to complete: 8 subjects.

Successful completion of Upper Secondary School with a pass mark of 7.0 or higher.

Successful completion of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or Proficiency Level/Intermediate Certificate with 60% in Numerical Grade, B in Letter Grade, or 2.5/4.0 in Grade Point.

Successful completion of National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 or equivalent with a minimum of 80 credits; 60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2.

Completion of Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) or Intermediate Certificate (Pre-Eng. & Pre-Meds streams) with a minimum average of 65%.

Completion of Senior High School (Academic Stream) with 85% average grade.
Awarded after 2018 upon completion of senior high school (grade 12).

Three passes in A-Level excluding language subjects or equivalent Foundation Studies program offered by a nationally accredited institution deemed equivalent to the Australian National Standards for Foundation Programs.

Successful completion of Bang Tot nghiep Trung hoc Pho thong (Upper secondary school Graduation Diploma) with 70% average marks.

Completion of Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (Year 12).
Completion of the IB Diploma with at least 25 points.
GCE A Level with 4 points calculated on two or three A /AS level subjects. Advance level mark A=5, B=4, C=3, D=1, E=1. Advanced Subsidiary level mark calculated as half of A level points.

Postgraduate course academic requirements

We assess postgraduate courses applications on the basis of a Bachelor degree or equivalent overseas qualifications. For more information on entry requirements, see the relevant course information page or contact us at

English language requirements

To study at MIT, you'll need to be able to read, speak, write, and listen to English as this is the language of instruction. Find out more.

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