Interstate students

Are you thinking about moving to Adelaide to study at UniSA? Many of our students have moved here to come to University after graduating from high school elsewhere in Australia. Read on to learn more about how you can apply to study at UniSA using your interstate year 12 qualifications. 

Entry with interstate year 12 qualifications

To be eligible for entry to degree or associate degree programs you need to have qualified for one of the following:

  • ACT: ACT Year 12 Certificate
  • New South Wales: Higher School Certificate (HSC)
  • Queensland: Senior Certificate
  • Tasmania: Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE)
  • Victoria: Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)
  • Western Australia: Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE)
  • All states: International Baccalaureate

Applicants will be selected for entry to UniSA‚Äôs programs on the basis of completing the interstate year 12, achieving a competitive Selection Rank and meeting any pre-requisite requirements. Your Selection Rank is your ATAR including any adjustment factors (e.g. bonus points )

SACE Stage 2 Mathematics Studies is a common prerequisite in programs which require a level of mathematical knowledge from incoming students. The table below lists the interstate equivalents of SACE Stage 2 maths subjects.

Interstate equivalents to SACE Stage 2 mathematics prerequisite subjects

SACEMathematical StudiesMathematical MethodsSpecialist Mathematics
ACT Mathematics Methods (major)
Specialist Mathematics (major-minor)
Mathematical Applications Specialist Mathematics (double major)
NSW Mathematics Extension 1
General Mathematics Mathematics Extension 2
Queensland Mathematics B Mathematics A Mathematics C
Tasmania Mathematical Methods Mathematics Applied Mathematics Specialised
Victoria Mathematical Methods Further Mathematics Specialist Mathematics
WA Mathematics 3C/3D Mathematics 3A/3B Specialist Mathematics 3C/3D
IB Mathematics (HL)
Passed at minimum Grade 3 Mathematics (SL)
Passed at minimum Grade 4
Mathematics (HL)
Passed at minimum Grade 3 Mathematics (SL)
Passed at minimum Grade 4
Mathematics (HL)
Passed at minimum Grade 3
  • How to apply

    How to apply

    You need to apply through SATAC for most degrees. Find out more about how to get started.

    Application information
  • Adjustment Factors

    Adjustment Factors

    Year 12 students may be eligible to receive bonus points, with two different types available. 

    Find out if you are eligible
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    Student accommodation

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