The table below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at the institution. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate 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.
|Applicant background||Semester one / Full year intake for 2018|
|Number of students||Percentage of all students|
|(A) Higher education study
(includes a bridging or enabling course)
|(B) Vocational education and training (VET) study||<5||N/P|
|(C) Recent secondary education:
|(D) Work and life experience
(Admitted on the basis of previous achievement not in the other three categories)
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|Applicants with higher education study||
|Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study||
|Applicants with work and life experience||Demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level:
|Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years) with ATAR or equivalent
(for applicants who will be selected wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR)
|Year 12 or equivalent with ATAR 60|
|English Language Proficiency
(applicable to international students, and in addition to academic or special entry requirements noted above)
Equivalent IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with no skills band less than 5.5
ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in T1 2018
|(ATAR-based offers only, across all offer rounds)||ATAR (OP in QLD) (Excluding adjustment factors) *
[NB: Raw ATAR profile for all students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR]
|Highest rank to receive an offer *||N/P|
|Median rank to receive an offer #||N/P|
|Lowest rank to receive an offer *||N/P|
Other admission options
(For applicants who will be selected on a basis other than ATAR)
Applicants in any category whose study, work or life experiences have been impacted by disability, illness or family disruption will be given special consideration for admission. Each application will be considered on its merit, based on the evidence supplied by the applicant attesting to the circumstances of the applicant. Applicants for special entry may need to complete written or numerical tasks to assist with assessing eligibility for admission.
Advanced standing/academic credit/recognition of prior learning (RPL)
You may be entitled to credit for prior learning, whether formal or informal. Formal learning can include previous study in higher education, vocational education, or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning or various kinds of work and life experience. Credit can reduce the amount of study needed to complete a degree.
Applicants admitted based on prior higher education study may be eligible for Advanced Standing in the form of credit and/or recognition of prior learning (RPL) under the Torrens University Australia Credit Policy.
- Students with completed subjects may be eligible for specified credit and/or elective exemptions
- Students who have completed a qualification at AQF level 5 (diploma) or above may be eligible for block credit (where a block credit agreement exists)
- Students with a mix of formal study and informal and/or non-formal learning may be eligible for recognition of prior learning in addition to any credit approved.
Credit will not be applied automatically. Applicants must apply for credit and/or RPL as early as possible prior to each study period, with applications not accepted after week 2.
For further information about credit and recognition of prior learning please see https://www.torrens.edu.au/apply-online/course-credits