Admission requirements international

Admissions requirements

English requirements

The following table is a general guide to English admission requirements. If your English results are below the levels listed, you will require full-time English study at Navitas English before beginning your academic program at SIBT.

SIBT accepts the following English language results:

  • Academic IELTS
  • TOEFL
  • Relevant high school English language results (in some countries only - see table below for details)
  • Completion of an accredited Academic English program recognised by SIBT (email admissions@sibt.nsw.edu.au for details)

Results required for:

English Qualification Foundation Program (Extended) Foundation Program (Standard) Diploma

IELTS (Academic)

5.0 (min 5.0 in all bands)

5.5 (min 5.0 in all bands)

6.0 (min 5.5 in all bands)

TOEFL iBT

61-70

 71-78

79 and above

SPM English

Grade D7

 Grade C6

Grade B4

Pearsons Test of English
Academic (PTE)

35

 42

50

Cambridge English Scale

   162

169 (no skill less than 162)

Academic requirements

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Standard: Successful completion of Year 11 with 3 passes Extended: Successful completion of Year 11
  • Successful completion of Year 12 with HSC

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Completion of Afghanistan Baccalauria
  • Afghanistan Baccalauria grade average 60% in final year results

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Completion of Argentinean Higher Secondary Schooling (Bachiller or Bachillerato) with an average of 55%
  • Successful completion of Bachiller/Bachillero/ Bachillerato with an average grade of 70% or higher in the final year

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of the General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjahiya or Shehadet althanawiya)
  • Successful completion of the General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjahiya or Shehadet al-thanawiya) with an overall achievement of 70%

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Intermediate Certificate (Year 11) with a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Higher School Certificate (Year 12) with a GPA of 3.0 of above

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate (BHSEC) with a grade average of 65% in the best four subjects (excluding languages) OR Year 11 from CBSE or ICSE Boards with a mark of 60% or better.
  • Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate (BHSEC) with a grade average of 70% in the best four subjects (excluding languages) OR All India Senior School Certificate or the Indian School Certificate with an overall grade point average of 50%.

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Completion of COSC with 3 passes or more (8 or higher) OR GCE O Level with passes in 3 academic subjects.
  • Additional year of study after high school OR GCE A Level with passes in 2 academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Certificado de Ensino Medio with an average of 6.0 in 4 subjects
  • Certificado de Ensino Medio with an average of 7.0 in 4 subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Form5/GCE O level with passes in 3 academic subjects (E or better)
  • GCE A Level 2 passes (E or better)

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of the Diploma of Upper Secondary Education with 50% or higher
  • Diploma of Upper Secondary Education with a C grade average

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • GCE O Level with passes in 3 academic subjects
  • GCE A Level with passes in 2 academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Grade 11
  • Grade 12 with a minimum average C grade OR OAC (Ontario Academic Courses - equivalent to A Level - 5 passes)

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Licencia de Educación Media (Certificate of Secondary Education)
  • Successful completion of Licencia de Educación Media (Certificate of Secondary Education) with grade 5.5 or above

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Senior Middle 2
  • Senior Middle 3 with a 60% average in 4 academic subjects or Year 12 equivalent

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Bachillerato or Bachillerato Tecnico with an average 66% or below
  • Bachillerato or Bachillerato Tecnico with an average 67% or above.

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of the 12th year of schooling, equivalent to Australian Year 11 standards, with above average grades
  • Successful completion of either Studentereksamen, Hojere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) or Hojere Handelsekamen (HHX) with an average of 02 (adequate)

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Ecuadorean Bachillerato with an average score 11 for academic subjects
  • Successful completion of Ecuadorean Bachillerato with an average score 15 for academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Certificate of General Secondary Education < 50% / Certificate of Technical Secondary Education
  • Completion of Certificate of General Secondary Education >= 50% average in 4 academic subjects OR Completion of Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Salvadorean Bachillerato
  • Salvadorean Bachillerato Grade average of 5.6 in the final years result

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Form 6 average of 50% in best 3 subjects
  • Form 7 average of 50% in best 3 subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of the French Baccleaureat
  • French Baccalaureate with a grade average of 10 or above

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of the Senior High School (Abitur) or equivalent
  • Completion of the Abitur or Fachhochschulreife with a grade average of 6.0

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • GCE O Level with passes in 3 academic subjects
  • GCE A Level with passes in 2 academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of the 12th year of schooling, equivalent to Australian Year 11 standards, with above average grades
  • Completion of the Apolytirio (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with a pass mark of ‘13’ in four subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Senior Secondary 2 (Form 5)
  • HKDSE total score of 8 in the best 4 subjects from core units in Category A and Category C, i.e. 2 level 2s

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Higher Secondary Certificate (Year 11) with an average of 60% or above in 4 subjects
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (Year 12) with an average 55% or above in 4 subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Higher Secondary Certificate (Year 11) with an average of 60% or above in 4 subjects
  • Successful completion of AISCE (CBSE) with an overall GPA of 50% in best 4 subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Higher Secondary Certificate (Year 11) with an average of 60% or above in 4 subjects
  • Successful completion of ISCE with an overall GPA of 50% in best 4 subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • SMA 2 (formerly SMU 2) with an average grade of 6.5 or above in best 4 academic subjects
  • SMA 3 (formerly SMU 3) with an average grade of 6.5 or above in best 4 academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • 3-year high school diploma
  • 4-year high school diploma (Diplom-e-Motevassette) overall GPA 14

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Year 11
  • Successful completion of Bagrut: (Matriculation Certificate) 9

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Kotogakko Year 2
  • Kotogakko 3 or Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma or Upper Secondary School Equivalency Examination with Grade average of 2.5 in final year results.

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Tawjihi with a 50% average or above in academic subjects
  • Tawjihi or General Vocational Secondary Education Certificate with 70% or above in academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Completion of Kazakhstan Secondary Education
  • Kazakhstan Certificate of Completed Secondary Education average grade of 3.0 in final year results OR Diploma of Vocation Technical Education

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with mean grade D
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with mean grade C-

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful Completion of Senior Middle 2
  • Senior Middle 3 with an average of 65% or above in 4 subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Completion of General Secondary Education Certificate, OR completion American High School Diploma
  • Completion of General Secondary Education Certificate OR completion American High School Diploma with average above 70%

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Certificate of Attestat Zrelosti (General Secondary Education) with average D (academic subjects only)
  • Certificate of Attestat Zrelosti (General Secondary Education) with average C (6) (academic subjects only)

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Upper Secondary School (Baccalauréat) mark below 6
  • Upper Secondary School (Baccalauréat) mark >= 6 in 4 Academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Brevet d'Etudes with 4 passes OR Completion of Technical secondary school or Professional Secondary school
  • Successful completion of the Baccalauret Libanais with a minimum overall grade of 9.5

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of the Libyan General Secondary School Leaving Certificate
  • Libyan General Secondary School Leaving Certificate Overall grade of 70% in final year results OR Vocational Secondary School Leaving Certificate overall grade of 70% in final year results

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful Completion of Senior Middle 2
  • Senior Middle 3 with an average of 65% or above in 4 subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • GCE O Level with passes in 3 academic subjects
  • GCE A Level with passes in 2 academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Form 5 (SPM) or equivalent OR successful completion of Senior Middle 2
  • STPM with a pass in 2 academic subjects, or UEC with a pass in 2 academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • GCE AS Level OR GCE O Level with passes in 3 academic subjects
  • GCE A Level with passes in 2 academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Bachillerato with an average below 6.0 for academic subjects
  • Bachillerato with an average of 7.0 or above in academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Completion of Grade 11 OR Moldova Diploma de Bacalaureat examination
  • Moldova Diploma de Bacalaureat grade average of6.0 or higher

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of the 2nd last year of the Senior Secondary Education with average 70%
  • Successful completion of Gerchilgee (Certificate of Senior Secondary Education) with average 70% in the final year

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Completion of Basic Education Standard X Examination OR Matriculation Examination
  • Successful completion of Myanmar Two Years of Postsecondary Study of Intermediate Certificate with a minimum overall percentage of 50% or successful completion of a recognised foundation studies program

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Year 11) Second Division with an average of 60% or above
  • Higher Secondary Certificate with an average of 50% in 4 subjects (not including native language) / HSC 1st Division

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • NCEA (National Certificate of Educational Achievement ) Level 2 with 140 points (including 14 credit points in Maths Level 1 or higher)
  • NCEA (National Certificate of Educational Achievement) Level 3 with 182 points (including 42 points from level 3 all university approved subjects and 14 credit points in Maths Level 1 or higher)

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Senior Secondary School examinations (WAEC or NECO) with 5 grades at D7 level
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate (WAEC or NECO) with 5 grades at C6 level

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Norwegian Certificate of Completion of Upper Secondary School Examinations with an average of <3.0
  • Norwegian Certificate of Completion of Upper Secondary School Examinations with an average >= 3.5 in 4 academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Completion of General Secondary Education Certificate or American High School Diploma
  • General Secondary Education Certificate or American High school Diploma grade average of 70% in the final year results

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Intermediate/Higher Secondary School Certificate with an average of 50%
  • Intermediate/Higher Secondary School Certificate with an average of 50% for 4 subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Completion of year 11 with at least 4 passes in academic subjects. (Average C grade in academic subjects for Accelerated course)
  • National High School Certificate with average B grade for academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Completion of the Paraguayan Bachillerato
  • Paraguayan Bachillerato Grade average of 4.0 in final year results

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Certificado de Educacion Secundaria with an average grade below 14
  • Certificado de Educacion Secundaria – average grade of 14 or above

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Standard: Successful completion of Year 11 with with an 60% average Extended: Successful completion of Year 11 with with an 80% average
  • Year 12 with an 75% average

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Egzamin Maturalny or Liceum
  • Successful completion of Egzamin Maturalny or Liceum with an average of 45% based on all compulsory subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Al-Thanawaya - Al Amah General Secondary Education Certificate : below 65%
  • Al-Thanawaya – Al Amah General Secondary Education Certificate: 65% or above

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Certificate of Completed Secondary Education
  • Certificate of Completed Secondary General Education with GPA of 3.0

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • General Secondary Education Certificate with an average of 50% or above
  • General Secondary Education Certificate with an average of 65% or above

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Form 5 OR GCE O Level with passes in 3 academic subjects
  • GCE A Level with passes in 2 academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Completion of Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate (Form 6)
  • Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate (Form 6) Grade average of 5.0

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • NSC (National Senior Certificate) less than 4
  • NSC (National Senior Certificate) 4 or above

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Título de Bachillerato
  • Título de Bachillerato with average grade of 7.0 in final year results

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • GCE O Level with passes in 3 academic subjects
  • GCE A Level with passes in 2 academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Sudan School Certificate grade average 50% in final year results
  • Sudan School Certificate grade average 70% in final year results

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of the Slutbetyg Från Gymnasieskola (Sweden Secondary School Certificate)
  • Successful completion of the Slutbetyg Från Gymnasieskola (Sweden Secondary School Certificate) with a grade of 1.6 or higher

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Completion of Swiss Cantonal Maturity Certificate, or Cantonal Commercial Maturity Certificate
  • Swiss Cantonal Maturity Certificate, or Cantonal Commercial Maturity Certificate grade average of 3.5 in final year results, or Swiss Federal Maturity Certificate grade average of 3.6 on a 6-point scale), 5.2 (10-point scale) or 2.6 (5-point scale) in final year results

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Completion of Senior Middle 2 with an average of 60% in 4 subjects
  • Senior Middle 3 with an average of 60% in 4 subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • GCE O Level with passes in 3 academic subjects OR COHSC (Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate) with < 2 passes OR National Form VI Examination / Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) with < 2 passes
  • 2 passes in GCE A-levels/COHSC (Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate) with 2 passes OR National Form VI Examination / Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) with 2 passes

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Matayom 5 with a GPA of 2.2
  • Successful completion of Secondary 6 (Matayom 6) with a GPA of 2.0 or above

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Devlet Meslek Diplomasi
  • Devlet Lise Diplomasi (4 years) Grade 3

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • GCE O Level with passes in 3 academic subjects
  • GCE A Level with passes in 2 academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Ukraine Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education with a GPA of 3.0
  • Ukraine Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education with a GPA of 3.75 in final year results

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • General Secondary Education Certificate (Thanawiya aamah) with an overall achievement of 55%
  • Tawjihiyya 70% or above average

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • GCE O Level with passes in 3 academic subjects
  • GCE A Level with passes in 2 academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Year 11
  • USA Grade 12 with a GPA of 2.75 to 2.99; or SAT (2005) with a score of 1400 to 1499

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Completion of the Venezuelan Bachillerato OR Completion of Technical/Vocational high school
  • Venezuelan Bachillerato Grade average of 12 or above in the final year results

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • Successful completion of Year 11
  • Year 12 with a grade average of 5.0 or above

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • GCE O-Level with passes in 3 academic subjects
  • GCE A-Level with passes in 2 academic subjects

Academic Requirements

Foundation Program,Diploma

  • GCE O Level with passes in 3 academic subjects
  • GCE A Level with passes in 2 academic subjects OR ZIMESC A level

Other accepted qualifications:

Other accepted qualifications:

General Certificate of Education (GCE)

GCE O level with passes in 3 academic subjects (E or better)

GCE A-levels with 2 passes (E or better)

Global Assessment Certificate (GAC)

Contact SIBT Admissions for entry requirements

Global Assessment Certificate GPA of 1.0 or an average of 60% or above

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Aggregate score of < 21

Aggregate score of 21 or above

SIBT accepts certified forecast/provisional examination results on pre-requisite courses but final results are required prior to enrolment.