Enabling Course for Science, Engineering, and Health
Curtin University

(Tuition fee is not stated)
1-2 years

Course Description

Enabling Course for Science, Engineering and Health - - EN-SCENHLScience and Engineering
Minimum ATAR Not applicable This figure refers to the ATAR level below which an application will not be considered. This is not a guarantee of admission.
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July 

This course is available on a part-time basis in special circumstances. A study program is determined by the Coordinator, School of Science, following an interview and an assessment of your study interests and academic background. Depending on units undertaken, this may not be a standard full-time load.

Duration 1 year full-time

Please note: The information below is correct at the time of publication. If the proposed Higher Education Reform Package is approved by the Australian Government, there may be changes to eligibility, application processes, and fees for this Enabling course.

Are you interested in studying a bachelor degree in health or science? If you haven't had many  opportunities to advance your science and mathematics skills, you may be interested in undertaking this foundation course. You will develop a strong background in maths and the ‘enabling' sciences which will prepare you to successfully tackle a degree in science, engineering or health.

The course is delivered through a combination of study at Curtin and Canning or Tuart College. Upon completion you must achieve a certain course weighted average (CWA) to be eligible for some courses:

  • For entry into PharmacyPhysiotherapy or Medical Radiation Science, you must pass 200 credits with a CWA of 75% or more.
  • For entry into all Engineering courses, Speech PathologyOccupational Therapy you must pass 200 credits with a CWA of 65% or more.
  • For entry into Oral Health Therapy, applicants are required to attend an interview to be considered for the course. To be considered for an interview, you must pass 200 credits points with a CWA of 65% or more.
  • For entry into all other courses within the Faculty of Science and Engineering and the Faculty of Health Sciences, you must pass 150 credits with a CWA of 50% or more, plus meet any other specific course prerequisites.
  • Enabling course students who have passed 100 credits (Including COMS0001) with a CWA of >65% or more, may be considered for Portfolio Entry.
  • Completion of the enabling course is not an accepted pathway for entry into the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery.


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