New Brand Announcement

We are pleased to announce that the Sydney City School of Business will now be operating under a new name: Australian National Institute of Management and Commerce (IMC). This name change is an important part of a larger strategy to redirect the School in a way that aligns with future models of education that incorporate innovation and new technologies into learning and teaching that is integrated within a smart campus model.   Read more >

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Admission Criteria

Admission-Criteria 

Applicants with higher education study

Applicants whose highest level of study enrolment since leaving secondary education is a higher education course.

Entry Requirement
  1. The applicant holds a Bachelor degree at AQF level seven or equivalent, with a GPA of 4.0 out of 7.0, from a recognised higher education provider; OR
  2. The applicant has been admitted to candidature for a law degree in an Australian or New Zealand higher education provider.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available and will be assessed in accordance with TOP's RPL policy and procedure. Please refer to the Application for Credit Recognition form and the RPL policy and procedure for further details. 

How to Apply


Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)

Applicants whose admission is based secondary education undertaken at school TAFE or other VET or higher education provider (Australian or overseas equivalent) that was completed (or will be) in the current year or within the previous two years.

Entry Requirement

Australian Year 12 Students: 

  1. Have completed the equivalent of the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) in Australia or New Zealand, achieving a level equivalent to an indicative ATAR score of 85; OR
  2. Have passed the International Baccalaureate examination with a result of 35 points or higher.

Selection Rank Adjustment
If you do not meet the standard criteria for admission, you may be considered under the Top Adjustment Factors.

Adjustment factors for the LLB
An applicant may receive a maximum of 10 Adjustment Points through a combination of subject adjustment points and other adjustment/equity points.

Subject Adjustment:
Applicants may receive a maximum of 3 adjustment points per Top preference in their UAC application.
Points may be gained for achievement in English Advanced Band 6, English Extension 1 or 2 Band 3 - 4; or Mathematics extension 1 or 2 Band 3 - 4.

Educational/Social Disadvantage: 
Rural and regional performers
These form part of the National Access Scheme. 5 Adjustment points may be awarded for each factor.

Indigenous Entry Program (to be supplied separately).


International overseas Year 12 applicants

TOP will accept and assess official translations of overseas qualifications from the following countries:

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 21 
United Entrance Certificate (UEC) [Malaysia] 10
General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level 11
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 80
British Columbia Certificate of Graduation (Canada) 5.6
Alberta High School Diploma (Canada) 86
ISC & CBSE [India] 80%
ISBE [India] 90%
SAT [US] 1350
Abitur 2.7
Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education 3.0
Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong 8.5
STPM or Matrikulasi 3.22
Kuwait General School Secondary Certificate 80 

 

How to Apply

English Language Proficiency

All applicants with overseas qualifications applying for the Bachelor of Laws degree at TOP's School of Law need to provide evidence of English proficiency. You can do this by completing an approved language test and meeting a minimum qualification requirement. Check HERE for requirements.