How to apply

My first degree

Nice work! Looks like you’re set to graduate from high school and start your first degree as an undergraduate student with us.

Find out all about your entry requirements and options below, as well as important dates and FAQs.

Your entry requirements

  • ATAR of 80.00 or higher, or equivalent
  • Completed English ATAR/Literature ATAR or EALD ATAR or equivalent with a final scaled score of 50 or higher

Early Offers

UWA's new Early Offers program can secure you a position at WA's top-ranked university even before you start your exams. Visit our Early Offers page to find out if you're eligible to apply.

Other entry options

Special Tertiary Admissions Test

If you received a final scaled score of less than 50, you may be invited to sit the STAT and pass to meet our requirements.

  • English ATAR
  • Literature ATAR
  • English as an Additional Language or Dialect ATAR
  • Or equivalent 


AccessUWA provides you with the opportunity to enrol in units without being formally admitted to a degree. Upon successful completion of a minimum number of units, you can apply for undergraduate admission based on your results.


If your academic achievements were adversely affected by certain disadvantages, you can apply for entry through our UWay program.

Indigenous pathways

Our School of Indigenous Studies provides two pathways to study at UWA if you haven’t met admission requirements.


This scheme sees eligible students receive an automated ATAR adjustment to assist with entry to UWA. If you completed your entire Year 12 studies at a Broadway UWA School, you will be eligible and no separate application is required.


Successfully completing the Fairway support program provides an entry pathway to our undergraduate degrees with an ATAR of 70 or higher (10 points below the standard UWA cut-off ATAR of 80).

First in Family

If you received an ATAR of 75-79.95 and your parents or guardians have not completed a university-level degree, you may be eligible for a place at UWA through the program. You are still eligible if you have siblings currently studying or planning to study at university.

Important dates

Applications for Semester 1, 2020 study open via TISC at the start of August and close at the end of September.

Frequently asked questions

Start my application

When you're ready, you can apply to TISC.

Apply to TISC

Non-school leavers

If you're not in Year 12 but have an ATAR, you can apply direct to us for an undergraduate course. Note you may be required to meet our English language competency levels.

Contact us



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