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English Language Requirements

Undergraduate Programs 

The tables below outline the tests and qualification requirements accepted by TOP to prove English language proficiency.

English language test scores must be less than two years old at the date of course commencement.

Course English Language Requirements
Diploma of Business IELTS Academic
A minimum overall score of 6.0 (min. 5.5 in each component)
TOEFL Paper-based
A minimum overall score of 550 (min. 5.0 in the Test of Written English)
TOEFL Internet-based
A minimum overall score of 60 (min. 22 in writing; min. 18 in speaking, listening and reading)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE)
A minimum overall score of 53 (min. 50 in each communicative skill)
TOP nominated English Provider (ELICOS)
English for Academic Purposes at Upper-Intermediate level
Diploma of Applied Finance and Accounting
Bachelor of International Business
Bachelor of Applied Finance and Accounting

Course English Language Requirements
Bachelor of Laws                                                IELTS Academic
A minimum overall score of 6.5 (min. 6.0 in each component)
TOEFL Paper-based
A minimum overall score of 570 (min. 5.0 in the Test of Written English)
TOEFL Internet-based
A minimum overall score of 80 (min. 22 in writing; min. 20 in speaking, listening and reading)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic
A minimum overall score of 58 (min. 50 in each communicative skill)
TOP nominated English Provider (ELICOS)
English for Academic Purposes at Advanced level

Prior Study Undertaken in English 

Applicants may not be required to undertake a language test if they can provide certified documentation as evidence that they have successfully completed:

  • One-year tertiary study in Australia or another English speaking country (1), OR
  • Secondary study or at least one-year full-time tertiary study in another country (2). The language in which this qualification was undertaken  must be in English.

Please note: applications are individually assessed on a case-by-case basis.


(1)

Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America, Republic of Ireland

(2)

American Samoa, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Cameroon, Cook Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Gambia, Gibraltar, Grenada, Ghana, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liberia Malawi, Maldives, Mauritius Namibia Nauru, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia Tanzania Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, Vanuatu Zambia, Zimbabwe