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2016 ATAR and IB cut-offs

Academic entry requirements for domestic undergraduate students
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Find out all the undergraduate courses that are available, and their Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR), or International Baccalaureate (IB) cut-offs.

The scores listed below can change from year to year, but this gives you an idea of what you need to achieve to gain entry in 2017.

Cut-offs and IBs by faculties

Agriculture and Environment

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
511006 B Environmental Systems 80.00 29
511009 B Food and Agribusiness 80.00 29
511001 B Science in Agriculture 75.00 27

Architecture, Design and Planning

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
511103 B Architecture and Environments
85.00 31 
511102 B Design Computing
80.00 29
511101 B Design in Architecture 95.00 37

Arts and Social Sciences

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
511200 B Arts 82.50 30
511208 B Arts (Languages) 98.50 41
511207 B Arts (Media and Communications) 95.00 37
511260 B Arts/B Economics 90.00 33
511300 B Arts/B Social Work 82.50 30
511913 B Arts/M Nursing 82.50 30
511235 B Economics 90.00 33
511236 B Economics/D Medicine† A+C A+C
511227 B International and Global Studies 92.50 35
511226 B Political, Economic and Social Sciences 82.50 30

A+C  A combination of ATAR (or equivalent score) plus additional selection criteria (eg portfolio, audition or interview). Check the details for your specific degree at sydney.edu.au/courses

†  Additional selection criteria apply to all double degrees. Degrees combined with the Doctor of Medicine have a minimum ATAR of 99.95.  

Business

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
511504 B Commerce
95.00 37
511510 B Commerce (Liberal Studies) 98.00 40
511530 B Commerce/B Arts 95.00 37
511535 B Commerce/B Science  95.00  37 
511541 B Commerce/D Medicine†  A+C  A+C 

A+C  A combination of ATAR (or equivalent score) plus additional selection criteria (eg portfolio, audition or interview). Check the details for your specific degree at sydney.edu.au/courses

†  Additional selection criteria apply to all double degrees. Degrees combined with the Doctor of Medicine have a minimum ATAR of 99.95.  

Dentistry

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
511401 B Oral Health A+C A+C

A+C  A combination of ATAR (or equivalent score) plus additional selection criteria (eg portfolio, audition or interview). Check the details for your specific degree at sydney.edu.au/courses

Education and Social Work

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
511612 B Education (Early Childhood) 77.00 27
511600 B Education (Primary Education)* 85.00 31
511603 B Education (Secondary: Human Movement and Health Education)* 80.00 29
511605 B Education (Secondary: Humanities and Social Sciences)/B Arts 82.50 30
511607 B Education (Secondary: Mathematics)/B Science 83.00 30
511608 B Education (Secondary: Science)/B Science 83.00 30
511615 B Social Work 80.00 29

* Students entering teaching programs will need to have achieved a minimum of three Band 5s in their NSW Higher School Certificate, one of which must be English (not ESL). Similar requirements will be applied to the IB and other Australian year 12 qualifications. For other secondary qualifications applicants will need to achieve the minimum scores provided as a guide as well as achieve good results in English (not ESL). Applicants who need to meet English proficiency requirements through a test such as IELTS complete those requirements separately.

Engineering and Information Technologies

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
511795 B Computer Science and Technology
81.30 30
511796 B Computer Science and Technology (Advanced)
87.00 32
511700 B Engineering Honours (Advanced Engineering Program) 97.50 39
511716 B Engineering Honours (Aeronautical) 90.00 33
511758 B Engineering Honours (Biomedical) 90.00 33
511735 B Engineering Honours (Chemical and Biomolecular) 90.00 33
511741 B Engineering Honours (Civil) 90.00 33
511762 B Engineering Honours (Civil)/B Design in Architecture 95.00 37
511747 B Engineering Honours (Electrical) 90.00 33
511756
B Engineering Honours (Flexible First Year Program)
90.00
33
511729 B Engineering Honours (Mechanical) 90.00 33
511730 B Engineering Honours (Mechatronic) 90.00 33
511734 B Engineering Honours (Space Engineering Major) 99.00 42
511753 B Engineering Honours (Software) 90.00 33
511780 B Engineering Honours/B Arts 90.00 33
511760 B Engineering Honours/B Commerce 95.00 37
511790 B Engineering Honours/B Medical Science 90.00 33
511790 B Engineering/B Music Studies A+C A+C
511784 B Engineering Honours/B Project Management 90.00 33
511770 B Engineering Honours/B Science 90.00 33
511797 B Information Technology 92.00 34
511765 B Information Technology/B Arts 92.00 34
511761 B Information Technology/B Commerce 95.00 37
511763 B Information Technology/B Medical Science 92.00 34
511764 B Information Technology/B Science 92.00 34
511785 B Project Management 86.00 31
511783 B Project Management/ B Arts 86.00 31

A+C  A combination of ATAR (or equivalent score) plus additional selection criteria (eg portfolio, audition or interview). Check the details for your specific degree at sydney.edu.au/courses

Health Sciences

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
512630 B Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography)  95.00  37 
512655 B Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)  85.00 31
512658 B Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)/ M Nutrition and Dietetics
99 42
512652 B Applied Science (Exercise Physiology)  90.00 33
512600 B Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) 
93.00 35
512605 B Applied Science (Physiotherapy) 
99.00 42 
512610 B Applied Science (Speech Pathology)  95.00 37 
512670 B Health Sciences 80.00 29

Law

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
511801 B Arts/B Laws 99.50 43
511801 B Arts (Media and Communications)/
B Laws
99.50 43
511801 B Commerce/B Laws 99.50 43
511801 B Design in Architecture/B Laws 99.50 43
511801 B Economics/B Laws 99.50 43
511801 B Engineering Honours/B Laws 99.50 43
511801 B Information Technology/B Laws 99.50 43
511801 B International and Global Studies/B Laws 99.50 43
511801 B Science/B Laws

99.50 43
511801 B Science (Advanced)/B Laws 99.50 43
511801 B Science (Advanced Mathematics)/B Laws 99.50 43

Medicine

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
511541 B Commerce/D Medicine† A+C A+C
511236 B Economics/D Medicine† 
A+C A+C
512097 B Medical Science/D Medicine†
A+C A+C
512098 B Medical Science/D Medicine (for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only)† A+C A+C
512309 B Music Studies/D Medicine†  A+C  A+C 
512097 B Science (Advanced)/D Medicine†  A+C  A+C 
512098 B Science (Advanced)/D Medicine (for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only)† A+C  A+C 

A+C  A combination of ATAR (or equivalent score) plus additional selection criteria (eg portfolio, audition or interview). Check the details for your specific degree at sydney.edu.au/courses

†  Additional selection criteria apply to all double degrees. Degrees combined with the Doctor of Medicine have a minimum ATAR of 99.95.  

Nursing

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
511913 B Arts/M Nursing  82.50 30 
511916 B Health Sciences/M Nursing 80.00 29
511925 B Nursing (Advanced Studies)  84.00 31 
511914 B Science/M Nursing 83.00 30

Pharmacy

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
512400 B Pharmacy 90.00 33

Science

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
512009 B Liberal Arts and Science 70.00 25
512080 B Medical Science (first-year entry) 90.00 33
512081 B Medical Science (second-year entry) A+C A+C
512097 B Medical Science/D Medicine† A+C A+C
512098 B Medical Science/D Medicine (for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only)† A+C A+C
512040 B Science 83.00 30
512094 B Science/B Arts 83.00 30
512099 B Science/M Nutrition and Dietetics 98.50 41
512041 B Science (Advanced) 95.00 37
512042 B Science (Advanced Mathematics) 98.00 40
512093 B Science (Advanced)/D Dental Medicine† A+C A+C
512097 B Science (Advanced)/D Medicine† A+C A+C
512098 B Science (Advanced)/D Medicine (for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only)† A+C A+C
512085 B Psychology 96.00 38

A+C  A combination of ATAR (or equivalent score) plus additional selection criteria (eg portfolio, audition or interview). Check the details for your specific degree at sydney.edu.au/courses

†  Additional selection criteria apply to all double degrees. Degrees combined with the Doctor of Medicine have a minimum ATAR of 99.95. The degree combined with the Doctor of Dental Medicine has a minimum ATAR of 99.5 (separate requirements apply to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicant-only courses).

Sydney College of the Arts

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
512200 B Visual Arts A+C A+C

A+C  A combination of ATAR (or equivalent score) plus additional selection criteria (eg portfolio, audition or interview). Check the details for your specific degree at sydney.edu.au/courses

Sydney Conservatorium of Music

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
512308 B Music (Composition) A+C A+C
512301 B Music (Music Education) A+C A+C
512311 B Music (Performance) A+C A+C
512306 B Music (Performance-Jazz) A+C A+C
512307 B Music Studies A+C A+C
512310 B Music Studies/B Arts A+C A+C
512309 B Music Studies/Doctor of Medicine A+C A+C

A+C  A combination of ATAR (or equivalent score) plus additional selection criteria (eg portfolio, audition or interview). Check the details for your specific degree at sydney.edu.au/courses

†  Additional selection criteria apply to all double degrees. Degrees combined with the Doctor of Medicine have a minimum ATAR of 99.95.  

Veterinary Science

UAC code Course 2016 ATAR 2016 IB
512105 B Animal and Veterinary Bioscience 85 31
512101 B Veterinary Biology/D Veterinary Medicine† A+C A+C

A+C  A combination of ATAR (or equivalent score) plus additional selection criteria (eg portfolio, audition or interview). Check the details for your specific degree at sydney.edu.au/courses

†  Additional selection criteria apply to all double degrees.  

Please note that we use the abbreviation ‘B’ for ‘Bachelor of’, ‘M’ for ‘Master of’ and ‘D’ for ‘Doctor of’ throughout these course tables.