International undergraduate academic entry requirements

To be accepted into our undergraduate courses, you need to have achieved a certain ranking, grade or score in your senior secondary qualification.

You can download the Guide to International Undergraduate Academic Entry Requirements in pdf format for more information on some common senior secondary qualifications we consider for admission to our undergraduate courses. Please note that the entry requirements published are a guide only and are subject to change. Entry requirements vary from year to year and the entry scores stated here will not necessarily result in an offer of a place. Additional requirements may also apply for some courses. For more information, please refer to the University’s ‘Find a Course’ website at

If you are a student from China, please check our Gaokao requirements below.

You can download the Guide to International Undergraduate Entry Requirements 2015 for all programs on pdf format.

For a full list of international qualifications that are accepted by the University of Sydney for entry to undergraduate courses, visit the Recognised International Secondary Qualification page.

Students from China: academic entry requirements in the Gaokao examination