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If you completed high school interstate, or if you studied the IB, you can check your Year 12 subjects and results to see if you meet our program prerequisites.

Select one of the below to view comparable subjects and results:

Queensland Australian Capital Territory New South Wales South Australia/Northern Territory Tasmania Victoria Western Australia International Baccalaureate

If you have completed Australian Year 12 subjects not listed here, please contact:

Domestic students
UQ Admissions
Phone: (07) 3365 2203
Email: admissions@uq.edu.au

International students
UQ International Admissions
Email: applicationstatus@uq.edu.au  

Queensland (including external senior subjects)

UQ subject prerequisite

QLD Year 12 subject equivalent

(Achieve four SA's or better)

English

- English
- English for ESL Learners

Mathematics A

- Mathematics A
- Mathematics in Society

Mathematics B

- Mathematics B
- Mathematics I

Mathematics C

- Mathematics C
- Mathematics II

Physics

- Physics

Chemistry

- Chemistry

Biology

- Biology

Australian Capital Territory

UQ subject prerequisite

ACT Year 12 subject equivalent

(Achieve 50 per cent – as percentage grade – in T Majors only)

English

- English
- Language and Literature
- World Literature
- ESL (English as a Second Language)

Mathematics A

- Mathematical Applications

Mathematics B

- Mathematics
- Specialist Mathematics
- Mathematical Methods

Mathematics C

- Specialist Mathematics
- Mathematics Advanced Extended

Physics

- Physics
- Electronics

Chemistry

- Chemistry

Biology

- Biology
- Human Biology
- Biological Science

New South Wales

UQ subject prerequisite

NSW Year 12 subject equivalent

(Achieve performance band 2+)

English

- English Standard
- English Advanced
- English as a Second Language
- English Extension 1 or 2

Mathematics A

- General Mathematics
- Maths in Society
- Maths in Practice

Mathematics B

- Mathematics (2U to 4U)
- Mathematics Extension 1 or 2
- Mathematics

Mathematics C

- Mathematics (3U and 4U)
- Mathematics Extension 1 and 2

Physics

- Science (3U or 4U)
- Physics (2U)
- Physics

Chemistry

- Science (3U or 4U)
- Chemistry (2U)
- Chemistry

Biology

- Biology (2U)
- Biology

South Australia and Northern Territory

UQ subject prerequisite

SA and NT Year 12 subject equivalent

C- or better (from Publicly Assessed Subjects only)

English

- English
- English Studies
- English as a Second Language Studies
- English Communication

Mathematics A

- Mathematical Studies
- Mathematics 1

Mathematics B

- Quantitative Methods
- Mathematical Methods

Mathematics C

- Specialist Mathematics
- Mathematics 2

Physics

- Physics

Chemistry

- Chemistry

Biology

- Biology

Tasmania

UQ subject prerequisite

TAS Year 12 subject equivalent

SA or better (exit level of achievement)

English

- English
- Literature
- Writer’s Workshop
- World Literature
- English Studies
- English Communications
- English Writing 

Mathematics A

- Mathematics Applied
- Mathematics Applied (SS5C)

Mathematics B

- Mathematics Methods (SS5C)
- Maths Stage 2 or 3
- Algebra and Geometry
- Analysis and Statistics
- Mathematics

Mathematics C

- Mathematics Specialised (SS5C)
- Maths Stage 2 and 3

Physics

- Physics (SS5C)
- Physical Sciences
- Applied Science
- Physical Sciences

Chemistry

- Chemistry

Biology

- Biology

Victoria

UQ subject prerequisite

VIC Year 12 subject equivalent

25+ (study score)

English

- English
- English (ESL)
- Literature
- English Language   

Mathematics A

- Further Mathematics

Mathematics B

- Mathematical Methods

Mathematics C

- Specialist Mathematics

Physics

- Physics

Chemistry

- Chemistry

Biology

- Biology

Western Australia

UQ subject prerequisite

WA Year 12 subject equivalent

50 per cent + (subject scaled mark)

English

- English
- English (Stage 2 or 3)
- English for ESL Students
- English Literature
- English Course
- English as an Additional Language or Dialect

Mathematics A

- Maths 1
- Maths IV
- Modelling with Mathematics
- Mathematics Stage 2C/D
- Mathematics Stage 3A/B
- Discrete Mathematics

Mathematics B

- Calculus
- Applicable Mathematics
- Maths II
- Mathematics Stage 3C/D
- Mathematics Specialist Stage 3A/B  

Mathematics C

- Applicable Mathematics
- Mathematics III
- Mathematics Specialist Stage 3C/D

Physics

- Physics
- Physical Science
- Physics (Stage 3)

Chemistry

- Chemistry
- Chemistry (Stage 3)

Biology

- Biology
- Human Biology
- Biological Sciences
- Human Biological Sciences

International Baccalaureate (IB)

UQ subject prerequisite

Subject equivalent

(HL subs: 3 = pass, SL subs: 4 = pass)

English

- English B (HL/SL)
- English A: Literature (HL/SL)
- English A: Language & Literature (HL/SL)
- English A1(HL/SL)
- English A2(HL/SL)

Mathematics A

- Mathematical Studies (SL)

Mathematics B

- Mathematics (HL/SL)
- Mathematical Methods (SL)

Mathematics C

- Mathematics (HL)
- Mathematical Methods (SL or HL)

Physics

- Physics (HL or SL)
- Physical Science (HL)
- Physical Chemical Systems (HL)

Chemistry

- Chemistry (HL or SL)

Biology

- Biology (HL or SL)

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