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A general guide to the qualifications that may be used to determine English language proficiency for admission to RMIT University.

Minimum scores for study Level

Qualification Type Foundation Studies/ Vocational Education Associate Degree Undergraduate Postgraduate
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

One of:

- Minimum of 3 in English A1 at Higher Level (HL) or Standard Level (SL);

- Minimum of 3 in English A2 at Higher Level (HL) or Standard Level (SL);

- Minimum of 3 in English B at Higher Level (HL);
or
- Minimum of 4 in English B at Standard Level (SL).

One of:

- Minimum of 4 in English A1 at Higher Level (HL) or Standard Level (SL);

- Minimum of 4 in English A2 at Higher Level (HL) or Standard Level (SL);

- Minimum of 4 in English B at Higher Level (HL);

or

- Minimum of 5 in English B at Standard Level (SL).

Not applicable
Cambridge IGCSE   C / 4 or better in English – First Language or English Literature   Not applicable

  C / 4 or better in English – Second Language for Foundation Studies

  B / 6 or better in English – Second Language for Vocational Education, Associate Degree and Undergraduate

Not applicable
Cambridge International A Levels  Achieve minimum C grade in an A Level subject that is taught and examined solely in English (excludes language subjects and Mathematics and Music).   Not applicable
South Australian Matriculation English Studies or ESL or EAL with grade of C

English Studies or ESL or EAL with grade of C+

English Studies or ESL or EAL with grade of B Not applicable
Ontario  Score of 50% or better in ENG4U, ENG4C or equivalent. Not applicable
Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)

Study Score of at least 20 in ESL or EAL; or 15 in units 3 and 4 in any other VCE English subject.

Study Score of at least 25 in ESL or EAL; or 20 in units 3 and 4 in any other VCE English subject. Study Score of at least 30 in ESL or EAL; or 25 in units 3 and 4 in any other VCE English subject. Not applicable

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