Requirements by course

Open the accordion to find the relevant faculties requirements.

Course TypeUoM band^IELTS (academic English Only)TOEFL (paper-based test)*TOEFL (internet-based test)*Pearson Test of English (Academic)Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
Coursework programs6.56.5
(no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169
Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
77.0 overall, with written 7 and no band less than 6.0600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
65 +
written communicative skill of 65 and no other communicative skill below 50
185 +
no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill.
Course Type UoM band^ IELTS (academic English Only) TOEFL (paper-based test)* TOEFL (internet-based test)* Pearson Test of English (Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
Master of Publishing and Communications
Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing
Master of Journalism
Graduate Diploma/Certificate in Publishing and Communications (Advanced)
Graduate Diploma/Certificate in Journalism (Advanced)
7 7.0 overall, with written 7.0 and no band less than 6.0 600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
65 +
written communicative skill of 65 and no other communicative skill below 50
185 +
no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill.
Other Coursework programs 6.5 6.5
(no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169
Master by Research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
7 7.0 overall, with written 7.0 and with no band less than 6.0 600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
65 +
written communicative skill of 65 and no other communicative skill below 50
185 +
no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill.
Course Type UoM band^ IELTS (academic English Only) TOEFL (paper-based test)* TOEFL (internet-based test)* Pearson Test of English (Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
Master of Business Analytics 7 7.0 overall with no band less than 7.0 600-603+ Minimum requirement of 102 (written score of 24 and no band less than 21) We do not accept the Pearson Test of English (Academic) We do not accept the Cambridge English Advanced/Certificate of Advanced English
Master of Business Administration/Master of Marketing 7 7.0 overall with no band less than 6.5 600-603+ Minimum requirement of 102 (written score of 24 and no band less than 21) We do not accept the Pearson Test of English (Academic) We do not accept the Cambridge English Advanced/Certificate of Advanced English
Master of Entrepreneurship 7 7.0 overall, with no band less than 6.0 600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
65 +
written communicative skill of 65 and no other communicative skill below 50
185 +
no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill
Other Coursework programs 6.5 6.5
(with no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169
Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
Master of Commerce
6.5 6.5
(with no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 7 7.0 overall, with written 7.0 and with no band less than 6.0 600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
65 +
written communicative skill of 65 and no other communicative skill below 50
185 +
no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill.
Course Type UoM band^ IELTS (academic English Only) TOEFL (paper-based test)* TOEFL (internet-based test)* Pearson Test of English (Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
Master of Teaching (All streams)
Master of Educational Psychology
7+ 7.0
(no band less than 7.0)
600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 24;
Reading 24;
Listening 24
65 +
no communicative skill below 65
185 +
no skill below 185
Master of English in a Global Context 6.5 6.5
(no band less than 6.0)
577+
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58-64
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169
Other programs 7 Overall 7.0 (with written 7.0 and no band less than 6.0) 600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
65 +
written communicative skill of 65 and no other communicative skill below 50
185 +
no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill.
Course Type UoM band^ IELTS (academic English Only) TOEFL (paper-based test)* TOEFL (internet-based test)* Pearson Test of English (Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
Coursework programs 6.5 6.5
(no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) 6.5 6.5
(no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 6.5 6.5
(no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169
Course Type UoM band^ IELTS (academic English Only) TOEFL (paper-based test)* TOEFL (internet-based test)* Pearson Test of English (Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) 7 7.0 overall, with written 7.0 and no band less than 6.0 600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
65 +
written communicative skill of 65 and no other communicative skill below 50
185 +
no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 7 7.0 overall, with written 7.0 and no band less than 6.0 600 +
TWE 5.0
94
Writing 27;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
65 +
written communicative skill of 65 and no other communicative skill below 50
185 +
no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill.
JD (Juris Doctor) 7 7.0 overall, with written 7.0 and no band less than 6.0 610 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
65 +
written communicative skill of 65 and no other communicative skill below 50
185 +
no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill
Other Coursework programs 6.5 6.5
(with no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169.
Course Type UoM band^ IELTS (academic English Only) TOEFL (paper-based test)* TOEFL (internet-based test)* Pearson Test of English (Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
Other Coursework programs 6.5 6.5
(with no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169.
Course Type UoM band^ IELTS (academic English Only) TOEFL (paper-based test)* TOEFL (internet-based test)* Pearson Test of English (Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
Doctor of Clinical Dentistry
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Implants)
7 7.0
(no band less than 7.0)
Not accepted for this course Not accepted for this course Not accepted for this course Not accepted for this course.
Doctor of Dental Surgery
Doctor of Medicine
Doctor of Physiotherapy
Master of Genetic Counselling
7 7.0 overall, with written 7.0 and no band less than 6 600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
65 +
written communicative skill of 65 and no other communicative skill below 50
185 +
no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill.
Doctor of Optometry 6.5 6.5
(no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169.
Master of Clinical Audiology 7+ 7.0
(written 7.0 and no band less than 7.0)
600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 24;
Reading 24;
Listening 24
65 +
no communicative skill below 65
185 +
no skill below 185.

Master of Clinical Education#
Master of Clinical Ultrasound#
Master in Surgical Education#
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education#
Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Clinical Ultrasound#
Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Surgical Education#

7 7.0 overall with no band less than 7.0 600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
65 +
written communicative skill of 65 and no other communicative skill below 50
185 +
no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill.
Master of Medicine (Radiology) 7 7.0 overall with no band less than 7.0 600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
65 +
no communicative skill below 50
185 +
no skill below 169.
Master of Nursing Science 7 7.0
(written 7.0 and no band less than 6.5)
600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 20;
Reading 20;
Listening 20
65 +
written communicative skill of 65 & no communicative skill below 58
185 +
no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill.
Master of Psychiatry 7+ 7.0
(with no band less than 7.0)
600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 24;
Reading 24;
Listening 24
65 +
no communicative skill below 65
185 +
no skill below 185.
Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)
Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)
Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)/Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)/Doctor of Philosophy
7 7.0 overall with no band less than 7.0 Not accepted (due to accreditation requirements) Not accepted (due to accreditation requirements) Not accepted (due to accreditation requirements) Not accepted (due to accreditation requirements)
Master of Social Work 7+ 7.0
(written 7.0 and no band less than 7.0)
600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 24;
Reading 24;
Listening 24
65 +
no communicative skill below 65
185 +
no skill below 185.
Master of Speech Pathology 7+ 7.0
(written 7.0 with no band less than 7.0)
600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 24;
Reading 24;
Listening 24
65 +
no communicative skill below 65
185 +
no skill below 185.
Master of Sports Medicine 7 7.0
(written 7.0 with no band less than 7.0)
600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 24;
Reading 24;
Listening 24
65 +
no communicative skill below 65
185 +
no skill below 185.
Master of Rehabilitation Science 7 7.0
(written 7.0 with no band less than 7.0)
600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 24;
Reading 24;
Listening 24
65 +
no communicative skill below 65
185 +
no skill below 185.
Other Coursework programs 6.5 6.5
(no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169
All Masters by Research
All Research Doctorates
7 7.0 overall, with written 7.0 and no band less than 6.0 600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
65 +
no communicative skill below 65
185 +
no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill.
Course Type UoM band^ IELTS (academic English Only) TOEFL (paper-based test)* TOEFL (internet-based test)* Pearson Test of English (Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
Coursework programs 6.5 6.5
(no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169.
Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
6.5 6.5
(no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169.
Course Type UoM band^ IELTS (academic English Only) TOEFL (paper-based test)* TOEFL (internet-based test)* Pearson Test of English (Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 7 7.0, Written 7.0 and no band less than 6.0 600 +
TWE 5.0
94 +
Writing 27;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
65 +
written communicative skill of 65 and no other communicative skill below 50
185 +
no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill.
Other Coursework programs 6.5 6.5
(no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169.
Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Veterinary Science (Research)
6.5 6.5
(no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 + Writing 21; Speaking 18; Reading 13; Listening 13 58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169.
Course Type UoM band^ IELTS (academic English Only) TOEFL (paper-based test)* TOEFL (internet-based test)* Pearson Test of English (Academic) Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)
Coursework programs 6.5 6.5
(with no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Fine Arts (all streams)
Master of Music(all streams)
6.5 6.5
(with no band less than 6.0)
577 +
TWE 4.5
79 +
Writing 21;
Speaking 18;
Reading 13;
Listening 13
58 +
no communicative skill below 50
176 +
no skill below 169.

Notes

^Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) Examination
For each UoM band, the scores required are as follows:

  1. UoM band 6.5: 180+, no skill below 180
  2. UoM band 7.0: 185, no less than 185 in Writing and 180 in each other skill
  3. UoM band 7+: 185+, no skill below 185.

* Required scores must be achieved from a single test report, even if you have sat for multiple tests
# Offered in conjunction with Melbourne Custom Programs.