Equivalent subjects to published course prerequisites

You can take the following equivalent subjects for entry to University of Melbourne undergraduate degrees

Published course prerequisite Equivalent subjects or tests Subject/Test provider Score required Notes and further information
VCE Biology 3/4 UniLearn Biology UniLearn Overall grade of at least 75% MUST include online lab activities
BIOL10004 Biology of Cells and Organisms
(CAP assessed mode)
The University of Melbourne  

Subject available via our Single subject study program (CAP)

MUST be completed in Assessed mode

BIOL10005 Genetics and the Evolution of Life
(CAP assessed mode)

The University of Melbourne

 

Subject available via our Single subject study program (CAP)

MUST be completed in Assessed mode

VCE Chemistry 3/4

Chemistry subjects successfully completed at post-secondary or University level

Various

 

Subjects MUST include a significant practical component. Online tertiary Chemistry subjects will not satisfy the University's Chemistry prerequisite.

CHEM10007 Fundamentals of Chemistry
(CAP assessed mode)

The University of Melbourne

 

Subject available via our Single subject study program (CAP)

MUST be completed in Assessed mode

UniLearn Chemistry*

UniLearn

Overall grade of at least 75%*

MUST include online lab activities

VCE English 3/4

An English language test approved by the University:

  • IELTS
  • TOEFL
  • Pearson Test of English
  • CAE tests

Various

Achieve the minimum scores  set for the English language test

Where English is your first language, the preferred test is the Pearson Test of English.

Successful completion of a minimum of one year full time study (100 credit points) in a graded tertiary program (delivered and assessed in English).

Various

  

ENGL10005 Modern and Contemporary Literature
(CAP assessed mode)

The University of Melbourne

 

Subject available via our Single subject study program (CAP)

MUST be completed in Assessed mode

ENGL10002
Literature and Performance
(CAP assessed mode)

The University of Melbourne

 

Subject available via our Single subject study program (CAP)

MUST be completed in Assessed mode

Open Universities undergraduate Arts and Humanities subjects such as:

  • ENG110 - Approaches to English Literature
  • LCS14 - Culture and Society: Introduction to Cultural Studies

Open Universities Australia

  
VCE Mathematical Methods 3/4

Calculus and Probability Online

The University of Melbourne Commercial

It is recommended that students take both units

 

UniLearn Senior Mathematics

UniLearn

Overall grade of at least 60%

 

MAST100012 Introduction to Mathematics
(CAP assessed mode)

The University of Melbourne

 

Subject available via our Single subject study program (CAP)

MUST be completed in Assessed mode

VCE Physics 3/4

PHYC10005 Physics 1: Fundamentals
(CAP assessed mode)

The University of Melbourne

 

Subject available via our Single subject study program (CAP)

MUST be completed in Assessed mode

VCE Specialist Mathematics 3/4

MAST10005 Calculus 1
(CAP assessed mode)

The University of Melbourne

 

Subject available via our Single subject study program (CAP)

MUST be completed in Assessed mode

  • Domestic students (adults planning to return to study) can meet prerequisites with an adult VCE program.
  • Most undergraduate subjects and some graduate subjects are available for single subject enrolment through CAP but availability of single subject study (CAP) for international students is likely to be limited depending on your visa status and course enrolment
  • None of the English language tests listed will assist with your academic preparations for a return to study. If you are an adult returning to study see non-school leaver page for information about preparing for a return to study.

* UniLearn Chemistry meets the prerequisite for the Bachelor of Science only. Bachelor of Biomedicine applicants cannot meet the Chemistry prerequisite with this subject.