Admission RequirementsApplicants are advised to consult the relevant Alphacrucis PH (ACPH) Course of Study Handbook for course specific academic entry requirements provided below.
Academic Entry Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the entry categories below:
- Recent Secondary Education
Completion of NSW Higher School Certificate with an ATAR of no less than 65, or the completion of the interstate or overseas equivalent qualification and result, or equivalent.
- Vocational Education and Training
Completion of an AQF Level 4 Certificate IV or higher by an authorized institution or registered training organisation.
- Higher Education
Completion of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree or higher by an authorized institution.
- Work and Life Experience
Applicants aged 21+ may be eligible for on the basis of mature age (provisional entry). These students will need to successfully complete their first 4 subjects to be permitted to continue without the Provisional Entry restrictions.
English Language Proficiency
If your first language is English or if you can provide satisfactory evidence that English was the medium of instruction in your secondary or tertiary studies (secondary or tertiary studies completed within 2 years at the time of your commencement at AC), you may be considered as meeting the requirement of proficiency in English.
If English is not your first language or was not the medium of instruction in your secondary or tertiary studies, you are required to demonstrate your proficiency in the English language by achieving a prescribed level in an approved English examination or test. Your English language proficiency test must be no more than two years old at the time you commence your studies at AC.
AC accepts the following English language proficiency test:
- IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
- PTE (Pearson Test of English)
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
- CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced)
Students are required to have attained an International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) score or equivalent according to the criterion noted below:
- Undergraduate/Bachelor Courses
6.5 overall score, minimum 6.0 in each subtest
Applicants are encouraged to contact the International Student Office if they are unsure of the equivalence of their English language proficiency test scores.
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) standards
AC’s Language, Literacy and Numeracy Policy outlines the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) standards for Vocational Education and Training (VET) students. Minimum LLN standards are stated in the relevant course admission requirements.
Computer literacy and internet access
AC students require access to computer and internet facilities, as written assignments are submitted online in typescript with some assignments requiring database and internet research.
The Student Profile gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at AC. It provides data on students that commenced study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.