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

  • Predicted ATAR of 75 or higher (check individual course pages for more information), or equivalent for 2021 entry
  • Completed English ATAR/Literature ATAR or EALD ATAR or equivalent with a final scaled score of 50 or higher
Some majors require you to have a scaled score of 50 or more in WACE Mathematics Applications ATAR, or equivalent. 

If WACE Mathematics Methods ATAR or Mathematics Specialist ATAR is recommended for your major, you may need to take extra maths units in your degree.

Check individual major pages for more information.

New 2021 entry for School Leavers

We've introduced new pathways for current Year 12 school leavers to apply for admission to our main undergraduate degrees. 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 above 

First in Family

If you received an ATAR below 80 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, 2021 study are open. You can apply directly to UWA or via TISC.

If you’re applying for the New 2021 Entry Pathways for School Leavers, you will need to submit your application directly to UWA via UWA Apply by 18 December 2020. If you’re applying via TISC, you should follow the dates and deadlines as set by TISC.


Frequently asked questions

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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.

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