Norwegian Vitnemal

The Vitnemål fra den Videregaende Skolen (Certificate of Upper Secondary Education) is the qualification giving access to higher education in Norway.

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from students who have completed the Vitnemål program. To be admitted to the University, you must:

  • satisfy the University's English language competence requirement by satisfactory performance in one of the English subjects detailed in the table below
  • achieve a sufficient number of points to be offered a place
  • satisfy any prerequisite subject requirements for your chosen course and major

Minimum entry scores

Vitnemål students must meet equivalent entry standards to other applicants. The following table provides an overview of the points considered equivalent to various Australian Tertiary Admission Ranks.

Students who have a grade of 4 or above in the Vitnemål, aren't required to complete an English Language test.

Norwegian Vitnemål Points ATAR equivalent
3.5 75
3.8 80
4.2 85
4.4 88
4.6 90
4.8 92
5 94
5.2 96
5.6 98


The Vitnemål subjects are graded out of 6.

Equivalent subjects

To satisfy course and major prerequisites, Vitnemål subjects will require individual assessment for equivalents to WA Certificate of Education courses.