IELTS and TOEFL are two standardized tests the students need to qualify with a satisfactory score, for seeking admissions in international universities. These exams are planned to assess Speaking, Listening, Writing and Reading skills of the examinee and many colleges have their minimum requirements. Many students find qualifying these exams a challenging task.
There are certain universities in Australia whose admission criteria does not stress much on IELTS and TOEFL score. These universities are a good option for students from non-English speaking countries who fear IELTS or TOEFL. These universities generally neglect your score in IELTS and TOEFL if the candidate’s language of teaching in secondary school was English.
Given below are 8 universities in Australia that accept Indian students without IELTS/TOEFL:
1Swinburne University of Technology
Located in Melbourne, Victoria, Swinburne University of Technology is a public university of technology. The university offers graduate and undergraduate courses in Business Administration and Management, Technology, Science, Marketing, Commerce, Accounting, etc. The university overlooks IELTS/TOEFL score if the medium of instruction has been English in secondary education else if they study English at the Swinburne English Language Centre.
2The University of Queensland
Located in the state of Queensland, Australia, the University of Queensland, is a public university. The university accepts students without IELTS/TOEFL score if the candidate either has completed full-time course with English medium or if they have been employed in an English speaking professional environment for a minimum of 5 years.
3The University of Adelaide
Located in Adelaide, South Australia, the university is a public university. This university enrolls international students if they complete a Pre-enrolment English Program (PEP) successfully. The program is held at the English Language centre in Adelaide, by the university.
4The University of New South Wales
The University of New South Wales is a public university that intakes students who do not meet the standard requirement, but are very careful with the conditional applications.
5The University of Southern Queensland
Located in Toowoomba, Queensland, The University of Southern Queensland admits students if they have completed their secondary education with English as a medium of instruction. The USQ conduit for admission is recommended on the university website too.
Located in Robina, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, is a private non-profit university. The university admits students if they have completed their secondary education with English as a medium of instruction. Also, various substitutes to IELTS/TOEFL like CAE, PTE, etc. are offered.
7The University of South Australia
Located in Australian state of South Australia, this public university accepts scores of tests like CPE, PTE instead of IELTS/TOEFL for foreign students from non-English speaking countries.
Located in Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia, Macquarie University is a public teaching and research university. This university admits eligible international students from non-English speaking countries without IELTS/TOEFL if the students accept an English program before the commencement of the desired course that they have been admitted too.