Calculate your pathway

Find out how many weeks of English training you need

Our pathway planner* uses your IELTS scores to plan your English language journey.

NOTE: We also have a 2-week English Language Bridging (ELB) if you have met your overall score but are narrowly short in one sub-skill.  Please contact us for more information.

How to use the Curtin English Pathway Calculator Use your IELTS result to plan your English pathway to Curtin University

  1. Select whether you plan on studying at Curtin College or Curtin University after your English course.
  2. Enter the IELTS course entry requirements for the course you would like to study after your English Course. You can refer to the Curtin University/Curtin College website for more information.
  3. Enter your current IELTS scores.
  4. Click on “Calculate Course Pathway” and your recommended number of weeks and the grades required to progress through your pathway to Curtin University/Curtin College will appear.

Curtin English Pathway Planner

I would like to study at
Enter the entry requirements for your course
Minimum in each subskill
Enter your IELTS results

Your Course Pathway

IELTS 3.0 entry
IELTS 3.0 entry
IELTS 3.5 entry
IELTS 4.0 entry
IELTS 4.0 entry
IELTS 4.5 entry
IELTS 5.5 entry
Gateway 6 weeks Pass Grade
IELTS 6.0 entry
Gateway 12 weeks Pass Grade
IELTS 6.5 entry
Gateway 18 weeks Pass Grade
IELTS 7.0 entry
Gateway 24 weeks Pass Grade
IELTS 6.0 entry
ELB 17 weeks Pass grade
IELTS 6.0 entry
ELB 16 weeks Pass grade
IELTS 6.5 entry
ELB 10 weeks Pass grade
IELTS 6.0 entry
ELB 2 weeks Pass grade
Direct entry to Curtin College
Direct entry to Curtin University


ELB- English Language Bridging Course
GE- General English Course
GW- Gateway Course
IELTS- International English Language Testing System

What do I do with my result?

Be sure to use the result in your application to Curtin English and Curtin University, including the correct result will reduce the amount of time to assess your application and prevent having to defer your offer. Make sure to include a copy of your IELTS test result in your application.

We look forward to seeing you at Curtin soon!

*Please note this tool is to be used as a guide only and your application will be assessed by one of our qualified admissions staff on receipt.