Make the switch to UWA

If you’re considering transferring to a top 100 university (QS 2023), UWA is the place to turn your ambitions into a reality.

There are numerous ways to transfer depending on your situation, and you may be eligible to have your credits rolled over. Wherever you are in your study journey, we’re here to help you make your transition to UWA a breeze.

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Transferring from another Australian university

  • Apply using ATAR or uni results
  • Credit for prior study
  • One year of full-time study satisfies English language requirements

What you need to know

  • Application will be assessed on your ATAR or university results
  • Results from another Australian university can be used to apply to UWA if you have undertaken degree-level studies for a minimum of one semester full-time (or equivalent).
  • You may be eligible to have your credits acknowledged so you won’t have to repeat subjects.
  • You must satisfy our English language competence requirement. If you have completed at least one full-time year (or equivalent) study towards a bachelor degree in Australia this will be sufficient.

Transferring from a Group of Eight (Go8) member

UWA is a member of the Go8 Credit Transfer Agreement which allows students of Go8 universities to easily transfer credits between member universities.


Transfer from TAFE or a professional college

What you need to know


Transfer from a non-Australian institution

What you need to know

  • Application will be assessed on your university results.
  • You must provide a clear scan or photo of your original academic documents.
  • You may need to provide the original document/son request.
  • You need to meet our English language competence requirements in addition to academic requirements.

Course prerequisites

Before applying to UWA, check if you meet the prerequisites for your course. If you have recently completed Year 12 in Australia, you may have satisfied the requirements by completing equivalent interstate subjects.

If you need help finding out if you satisfy UWA's requirements, contact us for more information.

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Our Future Students Centre is ready to answer all your questions.

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Phone – Domestic students
131 UWA (131 892)
8.30am–5.00pm (AWST), Monday to Friday

Phone – International students
+61 8 6488 1000
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