The University of Western Australia
Future Students

International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate is a comprehensive international education program offered in over 140 countries.

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from students who have completed the International Baccalaureate Diploma program. To be admitted to the University, you must:

Minimum entry scores

International Baccalaureate students must meet equivalent entry standards to other applicants. The following table provides an overview of the International Baccalaureate Diploma points considered equivalent to various Australian Tertiary Admission Ranks.

 
2015 Conversion

IB points ATAR equivalent
29
80
35 92
37 95
38 96
40
98
42 99

Equivalent subjects

The following table shows International Baccalaureate subject equivalents to WA Certificate of Education courses, which will satisfy course and major prerequisites.

WA course International Baccalaureate equivalent
English/Literature
  • Language A: Literature (SL) - 4 or above
  • Language A: Literature (HL) - 3 or above
  • Language A: Language and Literature (SL) - 4 or above
  • Language A: Language and Literature (HL) - 3 or above
  • English B (HL) - 5 or above
  • English A1 (SL) - 4 or above
  • English A1 (HL) - 3 or above
  • English A2 (SL) - 4 or above
  • English A2 (HL) - 3 or above
Mathematics 2C/2D
(Mathematics Applications ATAR [from 2016])
  • Mathematical Studies (SL) - 4 or above
Mathematics 3C/3D
(Mathematics Methods ATAR [from 2016])

  • Mathematics (SL) - 4 or above
  • Mathematics (HL) - 3 or above
Mathematics: Specialist 3C/3D
(Mathematics Specialist ATAR [from 2016])
  • Mathematics (HL) - 3 or above
  • Further Mathematics (SL) - 4 or above
  • Further Mathematics (HL) - 3 or above
  • Advanced Mathematics (SL) - 4 or above (old)

Chemistry 3A/3B
(Chemistry ATAR [from 2016])

  • Chemistry (SL) - 4 or above
  • Chemistry (HL) - 3 or above
Physics 3A/3B
(Physics ATAR [from 2016])
  • Physics (SL) - 4 or above
  • Physics (HL) - 3 or above

Further information

Foundation and bridging programs

Footnote links and information

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