Enabling Course for Science, Engineering and Health
|Indicative ATAR||Not applicable Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.|
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||1 year full-time|
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.
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
Indicative TER (ATAR) Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.
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.
Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.
Essential WACE courses
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.
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:
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 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.
- 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.
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.