Undergraduate Requirements

When applying for entry into a Bachelor degree at ICMS you will need to meet certain academic and English language entry requirements. The information below provides some country specific examples. If your country or qualification is not listed please email info@icms.edu.au. If you do not meet the academic and/or English language proficiency requirements, pathway options are available through the Aspire Institute.

Academic Requirements

  1. International Baccalaureate - IB Diploma with a score of 24
  2. Cambridge International Examinations or Edexcel GCE – GCE A-Level with an aggregate of #6*

* Points are calculated on the basis that  A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1 and must include minimum 1 subject of Advanced Level or combination of Advanced and Advanced Subsidiary subjects. Advanced Subsidiary subjects are included in the aggregate and contribute the equivalent of half of a subject taken at Advanced Level: A=2.5, B=2, C=1.5, D=1, E=0.5

  1. BTEC - Successful completion of BTEC National Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in business or related area
  2. Successful completion of a qualification equivalent to an Australian high school Year 12. Please see country specific requirements for overseas qualifications below.
  3. Successful completion of Certificate Level IV qualification (under the AQF), or its equivalent

English Requirements

  1. English Language Tests 
English Language Test Minimum Result Required
IELTS (academic) Overall 6.0; Writing 5.5; Speaking 5.5
TOEFL i-BT Overall 69; Writing 19; Speaking 17
Pearson (academic) Overall 50; Writing 42; Speaking 42
Common European Framework (CEFR) Overall 50; Writing 42; Speaking 42
Common European Framework (CEFR) B2
Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) Overall 180; Writing 180; Speaking 180
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Overall 169; Writing 162; Speaking 162
English Assessment administered by the ICMS A satisfactory score ICMS indicating that no further English instruction is required to meet the entry requirements of the intended course of study

English Language Test must be completed within 2 years prior to the date of commencement of the ICMS course to which the applicant applied.

  1. Prior tertiary study in the medium of English
  • Undertaking tertiary level studies (University or VET), of at least one year’s duration, within Australia in the last five (5) years
  • Undertaking study, of at least one year’s duration, within a tertiary level program, at an approved institution where the language of instruction is English, undertaken within the last five (5) years
  1. Prior senior secondary study
  Prior Senior Secondary Qualification or equivalent Minimum Result Required in an English subject or equivalent Countries
Senior Secondary Qualification undertaken entirely in English NSW HSC English Band 2 American Samoa, Australia, Barbados, Botswana, Canada, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Mauritius, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, United Kingdom (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales), United States of America, West Indies, Western Samoa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
GCE A - Level D pass in English at full Advanced (A2)
GCSE/GCE O-Level C pass in English
International Baccalaureate (IB) English B at higher level (min grade 4) or English B at Standard level (min grade 5) or English A or A2: literature or language and literature at higher or standard level (min. grade 4)
Aspire Australian Foundation Program Pass in both English subjects
Senior Secondary Qualification undertaken in a language other than English, but contain an equivalent English subject to the required standard Danish Studentereksamen
  • grade 9 in B level English (only)
  • grade 7 in B level AND A level English
High School Diploma grade of 8 in English or English A Finland
  • Fachhochschulereife
  • Abitur
  • grade 3 in English
  • 7 points in English
HKDSE Level 3 in English language Hong Kong
  • C pass in 920 English
  • B pass in 914 English
  • VWO (pre-university education)
  • HAVO (Senior General Secondary English)
  • overall score of 7 in English
  • overall score of 8 in English
Vitnemal (final year of high school) 3 (G) in English Norway
  • Avgangsbetyg/Slutbetyg (Gymnasium) sessions before 2013
  • Avgangsbetyg/Slutbetyg (Gymnasium) sessions after 2013
  • 3 or G in English A
  • C in English 5