Entry Requirements

Endeavour College of Natural Health is a registered provider on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) for its clinical undergraduate degrees.

Entry Requirements

International students wishing to apply to Endeavour College may be eligible to enrol in:

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Myotherapy)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine).

If an international student is studying from their home country or is on a visa other than a student visa, they may be eligible to study the Bachelor of Complementary Medicine (fully online). Please discuss this option further with your Admissions Adviser.

Admissions processes are applied fairly and openly, with the key measure being the applicant’s passion and capacity to succeed in their chosen course and career.

Of course there are admissions criteria that all successful applicants must meet, to ensure this success is achievable. All admissions criteria apply consistently across all campus locations and study modes, with any course-specific criteria being outlined in the Inherent Course Requirements.

To gain entry to an accredited undergraduate course at Endeavour College, applicants must satisfy the general requirements and other entry requirements by type of background as outlined below.  

Applicant Background Entry Requirements
Applicants with higher education study
  • A completed higher education qualification at AQF level 5 (diploma) or above, or equivalent, from an Australian University or another accredited higher education provider OR
  • Successful completion of at least 1 semester of an AQF level 6 (Associate Degree) or above, or equivalent, from an Australian University or another accredited higher education provider OR
  • Successful completion of a Tertiary Preparation or University Bridging course.
  • In addition, applicants in this category must have studied a science related subject within their last two years of study (high school or higher education) (Evidence required in the form of academic transcript)

You may also be eligible for course credits into our Bachelor degrees – see the Credit Recognition page for more information.

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study
  • A completed vocational education qualification at AQF level 4 (Certificate IV) or above, or equivalent, from a registered training organisation (RTO) OR
  • Successful completion of at least 1 study period of an AQF level 5 (Diploma) or above, or equivalent, at a registered training organisation (RTO)
  • In addition, applicants in this category must have studied a science related subject within their last two years of study (high school or VET).

You may also be eligible for course credits into our Bachelor degrees – see the Credit Recognition page for more information.

Applicants with work and life experience Demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level:
  • broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • formal, informal or non-formal study, completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success.
NOTE: If Year 12 (or equivalent) is your highest level of previous study, completed more than two years prior, you may be requested to supply evidence of this completion also.
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* completed within the past two years including a science related subject in their final two years of high school, and able to meet the requirement of all applicants as outlined below (no specific ATAR requirement for these courses).

*See table below for equivalencies.

English Language Requirements
(all applicants with English as an additional language)

Prospective students with English as an additional language may be required to provide evidence of English testing, achieving a result at least equivalent to:

Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture):

  • IELTS 7.0 (overall score)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE 185-190)
  • Pearson (PTE) Academic Score of 65 (overall score)
  • Paper based (PBT) TOEFL score of 600
  • Internet based (iBT) TOEFL score of 100.

All other Bachelor degrees:

  • IELTS 6.5 (overall score); no sub-score less than 6.0
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE 176-184)
  • Pearson (PTE) Academic Score of 59 (overall score)
  • Paper based (PBT) TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 577
  • Internet based (iBT) TOEFL score of 90.
General Requirements - ALL APPLICANTS

All international applicants, regardless of background, must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be willing to attend an admissions interview upon submission of enrolment paperwork (in person or via teleconference / Skype)
  • Must be 18 years of age prior to entering Australia or commencement of study (if onshore)
  • Must meet self-declared minimum computer literacy standards and have unrestricted access to the internet and a personal email account
  • Must read and understand the Inherent Course Requirements for the course into which they are seeking admission and accept them prior to enrolment in the course
  • For Bachelor of Health Science courses which involve clinical practicum subjects, a valid Working with Children Check (or its equivalent) will be normally required to be supplied to the College prior to the second period of study. If the applicant knows of any reason why they will not pass a Working with Children Check, they should not apply for entry to these courses.

International Year 12 Equivalancies

Country Equivalent studies to Australian Year 12 (must include a science subject)
Australia Year 12
Brunei GCE “A” Levels
Canada Canadian Senior High School Graduation Diploma
China Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university, or for selected programs, meet the appropriate criteria for Gaok
Denmark Studentereksamen
Fiji University of the South Pacific Foundation Year or successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university or New Zealand
France French Baccalauréat
Germany Abitur
Hong Kong Hong Kong “A” Levels, Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education
India All India Senior School Certificate; Indian School Certificate awarded by the Indian Council of School Examinations; Indian Higher Secondary School Certificates from the State Boards of Gujarat, Maharastra, West Bengal and Karnataka
Indonesia Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university
International Baccalaureate Completed diploma
Japan Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university
Malaysia Malaysian STPM or Unified Examination (UEC)
Norway Norwegian Certificate of Completion of Upper Secondary School Examinations, Vitnemal, Examen Artium, Studenteksamen, Gymnaseksamen
Pakistan Intermediate/Higher Secondary School Certificate
Philippines Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university
Republic of Korea Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university or two years study at an approved junior college
Singapore Singapore/Cambridge “A” Levels
South Africa South African Senior Certificate since 2008 or Matriculation Certificate
Sri Lanka Sri Lankan “A” Levels
Taiwan Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university or two years study at an approved junior college
Thailand Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at university
UK GCE “A” Levels
USA US High School Certificate + SAT scores; SAT + AP scores; ACT scores; or High School Diploma and AP
Vietnam Successful completion of the first year of a bachelor degree at University. Graduates from selected Gifted Secondary High Schools with a Year 12 grade of 8.0 or above will be considered for a limited number of undergraduate programs