Entry requirements

Academic and English entry requirements 

To study at Taylors College you will need to meet certain conditions, called entry requirements. Entry into the High School Program is based on your English language level academic qualifications.

If you don't have the required level of English, you can enrol in our Academic English Preparation (AEP) program.

English language requirements:

  • Academic IELTS of 4.5 with no band less than 4.5
  • TOEFL PB: 450 TWE 3.5
  • TOEFL IBT: 45 (writing no less than 12)
  • PTE Academic: 34 (writing no less than 35)
  • CAE pre 2015: 36
  • CAE 2015 onwards: 147

Country-specific academic entry requirements:

Country Qualification*
Australia Year 9
China Junior Year 3 (60%)
Hong Kong Form 3 with 5 pass in relevant subjects
India SSC/Standard 9 - 1st class pass
Indonesia SMP3 with pass in 5 subjects
Iran Year 9 with 10/20 in 5 subjects
Laos Completion of first year of upper secondary school with pass in 5 academic subjects
Macau Form 3/Junior 3 with 5 passes
Malaysia Form 3/Junior 3 with 5 passes
Myanmar Completion of Middle School with Pass in 5 academic subjects
Russia Year 9 with 5 passes
Singapore Sec 2 Express/Sec 3 Normal with 5 pass
South Korea Year 3 Middle School C in 5 academic subjects
Taiwan Junior Year 3 - (60%)
Thailand Matayom 3 with grade 2 or higher in relevant subjects
Vietnam Year 9 with GPA 7.0

* If your qualification or country is not listed then please contact us for more information.

English language requirements:

  • Academic IELTS of 5.0 with no band less than 5.0
  • TOEFL PB: 483 TWE 3.5
  • TOEFL IBT: 56 (writing no less than 14)
  • PTE Academic: 42 (writing no less than 42)
  • CAE pre 2015: 41
  • CAE 2015 onwards: 154

Country-specific academic entry requirements:

Country Qualification*
Australia Year 10
China Senior Year 1 (60%)
Hong Kong Form 4 with 5 pass in relevant subjects
India SSC/Standard 10 - 1st class pass
Indonesia SMA 1 with pass in 5 subjects
Iran Year 10 with 10/20 in 5 subjects
Laos Completion of 2nd year of upper secondary school with pass in 5 academic subjects
Macau Form 4/Senior 1 with 5 passes
Malaysia Form 4/Senior 1 with 5 passes
Myanmar Completion of first year of Higher Secondary with Pass in 5 academic subjects
Russia Year 10 with 5 passes
Singapore Sec 3 Express/Sec 4 Normal with 5 pass
South Korea Year 1 High School Rank 4
Taiwan Senior Year 1 - (60%)
Thailand Matayom 4 with grade 2 or higher in relevant subjects
Vietnam Year 10 with GPA 7.0

* If your qualification or country is not listed then please contact us for more information.

Direct entry into Year 12 is only available to students who have completed the Year 11 Preliminary HSC course.

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