Health Sciences Graduate Entry Foundation Course
|Minimum ATAR||Not applicable This figure refers to the ATAR level below which an application will not be considered. This is not a guarantee of admission.|
|STAT entry||N/A STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.|
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||6 months full-time or part-time equivalent|
This enabling course enables domestic students who have completed their undergraduate degree within a different field to complete essential pre-requisite undergraduate level units for entry into approved postgraduate programs such as Curtin’s Graduate Entry Master (GEM) courses.
Students select prerequisite units from the list of available options in the course structure below that are required to gain eligibility for application into a postgraduate program. As this course is student contribution exempt, a maximum of four units (100 credits) can be undertaken.
Completion of this enabling course may allow entry to:
- Master of Occupational Therapy
- Master of Nursing Practice
- Master of Pharmacy
- Master of Physiotherapy
- Master of Speech Pathology
Entry to these Master courses is competitive and a strong course weighted average is required.
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
English language proficiency
Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are as outlined in the IELTS table below. Additional information on how you can meet the English requirement can be found on the English proficiency page.
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Minimum ATAR This figure refers to the ATAR level below which an application will not be considered. This is not a guarantee of admission.
Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.
Selection rank adjustments (previously referred to as ATAR-related adjustments)
Details of the types of adjustment factors (bonus points) commonly available to applicants can be found on our StepUp to Curtin page.
ATAR and selection rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in the most recent intake period
View data on the ATAR and selection rank profile of offers made from the most recent intake period.
Mature age entry
A bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognised institution.
In addition to the course-specific admission criteria listed above, please read our general admission criteria. Our general admission criteria apply to all courses at Curtin University.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
Unfortunately fee information is not available for this course at this time. Please check out our Fee Calculator for an estimation of course fees.
The requirements of this course may attract additional costs. For more information visit other fees and charges.
View our student profile table to get an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Curtin University. This table provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available. It includes those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.
- More about studying at Curtin
- Visit the WA Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) website
- Visit the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) website
- Visit the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) website
- Our admission appeals and grievance process
Applicants applying with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
Applicants with other international qualifications
Find information on what qualifications you can use to apply for a Curtin course.