Applicants must meet one (1) of the following criteria:

Applicants must meet one (1) of the following criteria:
ASuccessful completion of a bachelor degree from an Australian higher education institution or overseas equivalent
BSuccessful completion of an overseas higher education course of at least three years duration (minimum AQF Level 6 or equivalent), with a minimum credit grade average.
CAt least five years (5) appropriate full-time managerial or professional experience

Applicants must demonstrate a recognisable level of responsibility as part of their work experience. Position accountability in a range of areas such as budgeting, staffing, project management, financial management or other relevant supervisory experience should be evident in the applicant’s work history. While senior levels of volunteer experience may be considered, normally the majority of the work should be in a paid, fulltime capacity

DSuccessful completion of at least two award or at least two non-award subjects (at AQF Level 8 or above) from an Australian higher education institution or overseas equivalent.


Work experience as a basis for admission: applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a full Statement of Service for all work experience listed. The Statement must contain independent evidence of the duration and level of work experience.


1.  English Language Tests

English Language TestMinimum Result Required
IELTS (academic)Overall 6.0; Writing 5.5; Speaking 5.5
TOEFL i-BTOverall 69; Writing 19; Speaking 17
Pearson (academic)Overall 50; Writing 42; Speaking 42
Common European Framework (CEFR)B2
Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE)Overall 169; Writing 162; Speaking 162
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)Overall 169; Writing 162; Speaking 162
English Assessment administered by the ICMSA satisfactory score ICMS indicating that no further English instruction is required to meet the entry requirements of the intended course of study

English Language Test must be completed within 2 years prior to the date of commencement of the ICMS course to which the applicant applied.

2. Prior tertiary study in the medium of English

  • Undertaking tertiary level studies (University or VET), of at least one year’s duration, within Australia in the last five (5) years
  • Undertaking study, of at least one year’s duration, within a tertiary level program, at an approved institution where the language of instruction is English, undertaken within the last five (5) years

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    All diploma subjects need to be passed in order to progress to our University Partners.

    Entry requirements are subject to change. Malaysia STPM score based on: A1=8;A2=7;B3=6;B5=4;B6=3;C7=2;C8=1, If you will be under 18 years at the commencement of your program please contact Aspire for information on care and welfare arrangements..

    There is no RPL available within the Foundation Program. All 10 specified subjects must be completed. Forecast results are accepted where appropriate.


    International students on student visas must complete their course within the duration specified on their Confirmation of Enrolment (COE). The course duration is based on a full-time study load in each study period.