Undergraduate entry requirements for international students

To apply for an undergraduate course at the University of Sydney, you need to meet certain requirements – these are known as the minimum eligibility criteria. The following pages describe the requirements in detail, but basically you need to:

If you don’t have an acceptable senior secondary or tertiary qualification, there are some other options. You could enrol in the University of Sydney Foundation Program, and complete a course, equivalent to a final-year secondary qualification in Australia. Likewise, if you don’t meet the English language requirements, you could enrol in an English preparation course at the University’s Centre for English Teaching.

Students under 18 years of age

If you will be younger than 18 years of age when you arrive in Australia, you need to show that you will be cared for by a parent or a suitable nominated relative before the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) can grant you a visa.