Minimum entry criteria include:
- English-language requirements
- academic requirements.
Your work and life experience will also be considered.
To find specific entry requirements for this course, please select the section below that is most relevant to you.
Meeting the minimum entry criteria does not guarantee entry into this course.
This information is relevant if, in the 2 years prior to studying with us, you have completed (or will complete) one of the following:
- Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (e.g. VCE)
- an Australian or overseas equivalent to VCE
- an International Baccalaureate (IB).
Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English.
This information is relevant if you have completed an accredited award (such as a certificate or diploma) at an Australian Registered Training Organisation (usually a TAFE, polytechnic or other registered VET institute).
Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent).
Completion of the Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation (or equivalent).
This information is relevant if you’ve previously completed all or part of a university or other higher-education course.
Full or partial completion of an Australian Higher Education award (or equivalent).
Completion of two units of Higher Education studies.
Completion of a bridging or enabling course eg. Foundation course or equivalent.
This information is relevant if you left secondary school more than two years ago and haven’t studied since.
Five years (minimum) work/life experience in Human or Health Services or similar.
Applicants that completed an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate more than two years ago.
Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent).
Special entry programs
Special admission programs
If you are from a disadvantaged or underrepresented social, economic or cultural background, you may be eligible for one of our special admission programs. These programs are designed to help you access education more easily.
If you’re currently in Year 11 or 12, our exclusive VU Guaranteed program offers a guaranteed place in a university or TAFE course, before your final Year 12 exams.