You can apply for nearly any undergraduate course at UTS if you:
There are a few courses with special requirements. See the list of courses with special requirements below.
What qualifications will be considered in my application?
Recent school leaver qualifications
If you're a recent school leaver, you'll be considered for admission based on your ATAR (or equivalent Year 12 result e.g. International Baccalaureate, interstate or overseas equivalent qualifications, NZ NCEA Level 3), plus any adjustment points you are eligible for through the various admissions schemes we offer.
Non-recent school leaver qualifications
If you're a non-recent school leaver, these qualifications are considered for admission to most UTS courses, in addition to your Year 12 results (there are a few exceptions, see courses with special requirements below).
Australian university qualifications
You have completed some study from a Bachelor or Associate degree within the same institution (study must be within the same course, combined studies to make up the length of study required are not considered). Check below to see what length of study will be considered depending on the course you are applying for at UTS:
Provided you meet matriculation:
- 1 year of full time equivalent study or more (48 credit points at UTS or equivalent) will be considered for applications to all UTS courses except those with special entry requirements.
- 0.5 years of full time equivalent study or more (24 credit points at UTS or equivalent) will be considered for applications to Arts and Social Sciences (except Education courses), Business, Design, Architecture and Building, Health (except Sport and Exercise Science courses) and Science courses at UTS
- 0.2 years of full time equivalent study or more (12 credit points at UTS or equivalent) will be considered for applications to Business and Science courses at UTS
If you are applying for a combined course (e.g. Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Laws), the course with the higher requirement applies (e.g. Bachelor of Laws).
- A completed Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Masters (coursework or research)
- Doctorate (complete or incomplete)
Tertiary preparation and foundation studies programs
All courses at UTS will consider:
- NSW TAFE Tertiary Preparation Certificate (gained from 1997 onward).
Business courses at UTS will also consider:
- Other completed Tertiary Preparation Courses from Australian institutions.
TAFE and private provider studies
All courses at UTS will consider:
- Completed AQF Diploma or Advanced Diploma
- Completed Associate Diplomas that required one year of full time study or more.
Business, Health and Science courses at UTS will also consider:
- Completed Certificate IV.
Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)
Most UTS courses (except scholarship courses, accelerated nursing courses or single and combined Law courses) consider the STAT Multiple Choice Test, provided you are 20 years of age as at 1 March for the year of intake, and your STAT results were obtained in the last three calendar years (e.g. for 2020 admission, STAT results obtained in 2019, 2018 or 2017 can be considered).
ASK UTS if you have any other qualifications, including overseas study, that is not mentioned on this page and we’ll let you know if that study will be considered in your application (remember to include your UAC application number in your enquiry).
Courses with special requirements
Some courses have their own special entry requirements. Click on the courses below to find out more.
- Bachelor of Accounting (intended for recent school leavers only)
- Bachelor of Information Technology (intended for recent school leavers only)
- Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) (non-recent school leavers only)
- Bachelor of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse Entry) (non-recent school leavers only)
- Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education
- Bachelor of Education Bachelor of Arts in International Studies