Resources for students

Current year 12 students

The information on these pages will help students who are completing an Australian year 12 program, or the International Baccalaureate Diploma program in a school in Australia, and their parents or caregivers, to understand the entry requirements for courses offered through SATAC.

You can read the information here in conjunction with SATAC’s Tertiary Entrance booklet for SACE/NTCET students, which you can download from our Publications page.

SATAC also publishes a booklet for students undertaking the International Baccalaureate Diploma in Australian schools. You can download a copy from our Publications page.

Year 11 and 10 students

Students who are currently in years 11 or 10 can also find information about planned changes to tertiary entry in the coming years to help with their year 12 subject choices. 

Make sure you keep up-to-date with new information during 2018 and 2019 before you commit yourself to year 12 subject choices for future tertiary entry.

Select from the boxes below to find out more about tertiary entry for students in years 10, 11 and 12.

TAFE SA entry requirements

Information on TAFE SA selection for year 12 students.

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Undergraduate entry requirements

Information on undergraduate selection for year 12 students.

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Adjustment factors

Information about the Universities Equity Scheme and Universities Language, Literacy and Mathematics Scheme.

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University aggregate and ATAR

How the university aggregate and ATAR are calculated for SACE/NTCET students.

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Scaled scores and how they are calculated for SACE/NTCET students.

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SACE/NTCET subjects for tertiary entry

University and TAFE SA entry rules for SACE/NTCET subjects in 2018.

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Tertiary entry for 2019 and 2020

Information for students currently in years 11 and 10 in Australian schools.

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Frequently asked questions by year 12 students.

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