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Interstate Students

We welcome applicants from across Australia.  If you live outside of South Australia and are interested in studying at the University of Adelaide, this page can translate some of the important information about applying to study with us.

The tables below break down the states specifics so you can easily relate the entrance criteria and admissions process to you.

For a start you'll  need to apply through the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre, or SATAC. Also, quickly check your state's equivalent subjects for pre-requistes.

If you're outside of Australia, head to our International pages.

SA South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) SATAC
ACT ACT Year 12 Certificate Universities Admissions Centre (UAC)
New South Wales Higher School Certificate (HSC) Universities Admissions Centre (UAC)
Queensland Senior Certificate Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC)
Tasmania Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) Directly through the relevant university
Victoria Victoria Certificate of Education (VCE) Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC)
Western Australia Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC)

Or (for all states): International Baccalaureate

Interstate equivalents to SACE mathematics prerequisites
South Australia Mathematical Studies Mathematical Methods Specialist Mathematics
ACT Mathematics Methods (Major) or Specialist Mathematics (Major-Minor) Mathematical Applications Specialist Mathematics (Double Major)
NSW Mathematics Extension 1 or
General Mathematics Mathematics Extension 2
Queensland Mathematics B Mathematics A Mathematics C
Tasmania Mathematical Methods Mathematics Applied Mathematics Specialised
Victoria Mathematical Methods Further Mathematics Specialist Mathematics
Western Australia Mathematics 3C/3D Mathematics 3A/3B Specialist Mathematics 3C/3D

To apply:

  • Use our Degree Finder to find the degrees you'd like to apply for, noting pre-requisites and other admission requirements like auditions or interviews
  • Apply through SATAC, where your Year 12 score will be converted into an appropriate ATAR
  • Be sure to visit Study Adelaide to get a feel for living and studying in Adelaide

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