IELTS and TOEFL

The table below will give you an idea of minimum requirements for entry into various levels of study at Swinburne.

Requirements will vary in the postgraduate category depending on the individual course. Please check Course Search for requirements for specific courses.

 
IELTS
(Academic Module)
TOEFL
Paper 
Based
Internet
Based

Foundation Year (12 months)

Overall 5.5
513
65

Foundation Year (8 months)

Overall 5.5
No individual band below 5.0
513 
(minimum TWE 4.0)
65
(with no band less than 15)

Vocational Education:
Certificates II, III & IV

Overall 5.5
No individual band below 5.5
513 
(minimum TWE 4.0)
65
(with no band less than 15)

UniLink diploma (12 months)

Overall 6.0
537
75

UniLink diploma (8 months)

Overall 6.0
No individual band below 5.5
537
(minimum TWE 4.0)
75
(with no band less than 17)

Vocational Education:
Diploma & Advanced Diploma

Overall 6.0
No individual band below 6.0
537 
(minimum TWE 4.5)
75
(with no band less than 17)

Undergraduate

Overall 6.5
No individual band below 6.0
550 
(minimum TWE 5.0)
79
(with no band less than 18)

Postgraduate

Overall 6.5
No individual band below 6.0
550 
(minimum TWE 5.0)
79
(with no band less than 18)

Postgraduate (Psychology)

Overall 7.0
No individual band below 7.0
585
(minimum TWE 5.5)
95
(with no band less than 22)
  Please note that IELTS and TOEFL results should be no more than two years old at the time of application to Swinburne University of Technology.