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Australia

Equivalents to high school graduation from other countries

Please note, all grades will be converted to the BC high school grading scale:

A 86-100%
B 73-85%
C+ 67-72%
C 60-66%
C- 50-59%
F 0-49%

Australia High School Equivalencies

Completion of one of the following is considered equivalent to BC secondary school graduation:

  • Australian Capital Territory Year 12 Certificate
  • New South Wales Higher School Certificate
  • Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training
  • Northern Territory Certificate of Education
  • Queensland Certificate of Education
  • Queensland Senior Certificate
  • South Australian Certificate of Education
  • Tasmanian Certificate of Education
  • Victorian Certificate of Education & Statement of Results
  • Western Australia Certificate of Education
RequirementAcceptable course from Australia
English  
English 11

English at the Grade 11 or Senior Year 1 level

Queensland: English at the Grade 11 level (Semesters 1 and 2)

English 12

English at the Grade 12 or Senior Year 2 level

Queensland: English at the Grade 12 level (Semesters 3 and 4)

Math  
Principles of Math 11

Math at the Grade 11 or Senior Year 1 level

Queensland: Math B at the Grade 11 level (Semesters 1 and 2) is acceptable for Pre-Calc11; Math A at the Grade 11 level (Semesters 1 and 2) is acceptable for Foundations of Math 11.

Principles of Math 12

Math at the Grade 12 or Senior Year 2 level

Queensland: Math B at the Grade 12 level (Semesters 3 and 4) is acceptable for Pre-Calc12; Math A at the Grade 12 level (Semesters 3 and 4) is acceptable for Foundations of Math 12.

Sciences  
Biology 11

Biology at the Grade 11 or Senior Year 1 level

Queensland: Biology at the Grade 11 level (Semesters 1 and 2)

Biology 12

Biology at the Grade 12 or Senior Year 2 level

Queensland: Biology at the Grade 12 level (Semesters 3 and 4)

Chemistry 11

Chemistry at the Grade 11 or Senior Year 1 level

Queensland: Chemistry at the Grade 11 level (Semesters 1 and 2)

Chemistry 12

Chemistry at the Grade 12 or Senior Year 2 level

Queensland: Chemistry at the Grade 12 level (Semesters 3 and 4)

Physics 11

Physics at the Grade 11 or Senior Year 1 level

Queensland: Physics at the Grade 11 level (Semesters 1 and 2)

Physics 12

Physics at the Grade 12 or Senior Year 2 level

Queensland: Physics at the Grade 12 level (Semesters 3 and 4)

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