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Undergraduate

Enabling Course for Science, Engineering and Health

Enabling Course for Science, Engineering and Health - - EN-SCENHL Science and Engineering
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.
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July

This course is available on a part-time basis in special circumstances. A study program is determined by the Coordinator, School of Science, following an interview and an assessment of your study interests and academic background. Depending on units undertaken, this may not be a standard full-time load.

Duration 1 year full-time

Course overview

Please note: The information below is correct at the time of publication. If the proposed Higher Education Reform Package is approved by the Australian Government, there may be changes to eligibility, application processes, and fees for this Enabling course.

Are you interested in studying a bachelor degree in health or science? If you haven't had many  opportunities to advance your science and mathematics skills, you may be interested in undertaking this foundation course. You will develop a strong background in maths and the ‘enabling' sciences which will prepare you to successfully tackle a degree in science, engineering or health.

The course is delivered through a combination of study at Curtin and Canning or Tuart College. Upon completion you must achieve a certain course weighted average (CWA) to be eligible for some courses:

  • For entry into Pharmacy, Physiotherapy or Medical Radiation Science, you must pass 200 credits with a CWA of 75% or more.
  • For entry into all Engineering courses, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy you must pass 200 credits with a CWA of 65% or more.
  • For entry into all other courses within the Faculty of Science and Engineering and the Faculty of Health Sciences, you must pass 150 credits with a CWA of 50% or more, plus meet any other specific course prerequisites.
  • Enabling course students who have passed 100 credits (Including COMS0001) with a CWA of >65% or more, may be considered for Portfolio Entry.
  • Completion of the enabling course is not an accepted pathway for entry into the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery.

Admission criteria

In addition to the course-specific admission criteria listed below, please read our general admission criteria. Our general admission criteria apply to all courses at Curtin University.

Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students

Minimum ATAR This figure refers to the ATAR level below which an application will not be considered. This is not a guarantee of admission.

Not applicable

STAT entry 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.

Not applicable.

Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.

ATAR-related adjustments

Details of the types of ‘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.

Essential WACE courses

Not applicable.

E-profile information

All enabling course applicants are required to complete an e-profile. Applicants will be provided with a link to an online resource in order to assist you in completing and submitting your e-profile.

English language proficiency

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.

Other requirements

If you're from a non-English speaking background you may be directed to English language bridging courses. Applicants who have limited educational opportunity are encouraged to apply.

Please refer to the following statement before applying for this course:

Notes

This course is available on a part-time basis in special circumstances. A study program is determined by the Coordinator, School of Science, following an interview and an assessment of your study interests and academic background. Depending on units undertaken, this may not be a standard full-time load.

Fees

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.

Why Enabling Course for Science, Engineering and Health?

  • Study in a mature and supportive environment with our partners at Canning and Tuart Colleges.
  • You will also be given access to all Curtin facilities such as the library, computer and science laboratories.
  • Your study package will be tailored to suit your academic background and future goals.

How this course will make you industry ready

Through this course you will develop the fundamental knowledge and skills in STEM you need to pursue further undergraduate studies in fields such as biology, chemistry, computing, forensic science, health, mathematics, physics, and many others.

Student profile

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.