Study Abroad

Study Abroad Program

Program Overview

The Study Abroad Program is designed to facilitate overseas students in undertaking both undergraduate and postgraduate units, enabling them to earning credits towards their home award.

This flexible program empowers students to curate a personalised, short-term study plan by selecting and combining units aligned with their individualised academic and personal objectives.

As they engage in this immersive Australian experience, students not only enhance their academic pursuits but also develop invaluable intercultural competencies, contributing significantly to their professional journey.

The program allows students to enrol in 3 to 8 units from any undergraduate or postgraduate course. Engaging in 3 to 8 study blocks, each lasting 4 weeks, with 10 intake opportunities yearly.

Key information

CRICOS Code: 115305E


Up to 52 weeks


Enrolment in 3 to 8 units (30 to 80 credit points) from any undergraduate or postgraduate course


– Sydney
– Melbourne

Course Intakes:




Credit points per unit:


Delivery mode:

On campus – full-time

Total Credit Points

30 minimum – 80 maximum

2024 Fees

Undergraduate level per unit:


Postgraduate level per unit:



All fees and charges listed are in Australian dollars. Fees are subject to change without notice. Course fees are to be paid in full before enrolment/selection of subjects in any given semester. AIH ensures that the conditions and processes for international and domestic students to apply for a refund of tuition fees are equitable and comply with government regulations. Refer to Refund Policy for International and Domestic Students.<

What you will learn

Course Structure

  • The Study Abroad Program is available for international students to enrol in 3 to 8 units (equivalent to 30 to 80 credit points) from any undergraduate or postgraduate program.
  • This program runs over 3 to 8 study block periods, each lasting 4 weeks.
  • Students can study a minimum of 3 units and a maximum of 8 units.
  • We offer the flexibility of 10 intakes per year.


Your studies with us will encompass practical, professionally focused, and project-based learning, so assessment types will vary. You can expect them to include (the list is not exhaustive):

  • Individual and team-based projects
  • Case studies and presentations
  • Essays, assignments and reports
  • Practical assessments
  • Discussion forums
  • Participation in class including formative assessment activities

Learning Outcomes

  • Achieve Academic Success: Navigate Australian academia effectively to meet unit learning objectives and excel academically in an Australian context.
  • Cultural Exploration: Explore the diverse landscape of Australian education, comparing and contrasting it with your home institution and country.
  • Contextual Insight: Gain a deeper understanding of the cultural, social, and economic factors influencing international study, enriching your academic journey.
  • Intercultural Communication: Develop essential intercultural communication skills to interact effectively within an Australian setting, benefiting both academic and personal interactions.

Units you will study


We provide a range of undergraduate and postgraduate level subjects to students each year. Prospective applicants should view the units offerings for all courses for current availability.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

  • Have completed at least 6 months full-time study of a qualification at an equivalent AQF level* or higher than the proposed units of study, with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 out of 7 (or equivalent), or
  • Meet the entry criteria for an AIH course in which the proposed units are available for study.

*  AIH will use the Australian Department of Education’s Country Education Profiles (CEP) for assessing overseas qualifications.
See the entry requirements for international students for more information.

English Language Proficiency (ELP) Requirements

  • AQF 7 and AQF 8 units: Academic IELTS with overall band score of 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent.
  • AQF 9 units: Academic IELTS with overall band score of 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent.

How to Apply

To view how to apply click here.

We’re absolutely thrilled that you’re interested in discovering more about the exciting educational opportunities here at AIH! Your inquiries are most welcome, and we can’t wait to give you all the information you require. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us anytime you like – we’re here to help!