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’s 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 current interstate equivalents of SACE Stage 2 maths subjects. Subject names can vary year to year, so it is best to submit an enquiry to learn more about whether your study will meet the requirements. 

Interstate equivalents to SACE Stage 2 mathematics prerequisite subjects

SACE Mathematical Studies Mathematical Methods Specialist Mathematics
ACT Mathematics Methods (major); OR
Specialist Mathematics (major-minor)
Mathematical Applications Specialist Mathematics (double major)
NSW Mathematics Extension 1; OR
General Mathematics Mathematics Extension 2
QLD Mathematics B Mathematics A Mathematics C
TAS Mathematical Methods Mathematics Applied Mathematics Specialised
VIC Mathematical Methods Further Mathematics Specialist Mathematics
WA Mathematics 3C/3D Mathematics 3A/3B Specialist Mathematics 3C/3D

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