International Students

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International Students
Entry Requirements.

Undergraduate Courses

  • All applicants should be at least 18 years of age at the commencement date of the course or unit in which the applicant will be enrolled as a student if the application is successful.

Academic entry requirements

International students must provide evidence of the following to demonstrate they have successfully met the educational entry requirements:

  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 at the credit or above level as determined in Student Admission Policy (Appendix 1) or overseas equivalent; or
  • Recognised Foundation Studies course; or
  • Successful completion of one year of accredited tertiary study at an Australian institution**; or
  • Successful completion of Certificate IV in a related discipline or above**; or
  • International Baccalaureate with a score of 24.
  • If a student starts undergrad studies with another provider in Australia, they must meet the criteria and maintain satisfactory course progression. If progress is unsatisfactory, they might be offered a place through the Student at Risk program.

English language equivalence requirements*

For students whose secondary education was conducted in a language other than English:

  • IELTS overall band score: 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent (Refer to Appendix 2); or
  • English for Academic Purposes Certificate of Proficiency from an Institute’s approved ELICOS provider.

The Institute reserves the right to waive the English Language Requirements if the prospective applicant meets the criteria below:

  • Successful completion of an accredited course from the Australian Qualifications
  • Needed: Cert IV or higher in a related field, or one year of tertiary study in the past 2 years before the course starts.
    Successful completion of the requirements for the Australian Senior Secondary
  • Certificate of Education in a course that was conducted in Australia in English.
  • Successfully completed Cambridge CAE & CPE 169+.
  • Successfully completed International Baccalaureate (IB) English B Standard Level grade 5, higher-level (A1 or A2) grade 4.
  • Students from the following countries who have completed senior secondary study or at least one year of full-time university study in one of these countries and the language in which the qualification was undertaken in English: American Samoa, Fiji, Jamaica, New Zealand, Solomon Islands, UK, Australia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, USA, Botswana, Guyana, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Zambia, Canada, Ireland, Liberia, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, Zimbabwe.

*AIH reserves the right to request proof of English language proficiency.

Postgraduate Courses

Academic entry requirements

  • Successful completion of a recognised Undergraduate qualification

Assumed Knowledge

Unit Code: MBIS4002 Software Development is a unit that requires the student to have assumed knowledge of coding. Students who do not have the assumed knowledge background are not prevented from enrolling but will be offered conditional admission and be required to take the BISY1003 Foundations of Programming Unit.

English language equivalence requirements*:

For international students whose secondary education was conducted in a language other than English:

  • IELTS overall band score: 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) or equivalent (Refer to Appendix 2); or Equivalent alternative English Language test
  • To meet the English language requirement, the certificate used should be within the past 2 years to the commencing date of the course applied at the Institute.

The Institute reserves the right to waive the English Language Requirements if the prospective applicant meets the criteria below:

  • Successful completion of an accredited course from the Australian Qualifications
  • Framework at a Bachelor’s degree level in a related discipline or above.
  • AIH reserves the right to request proof of English language proficiency.
  • An exemption into an AIH award unit exempts students from studying and undertaking assessments for that unit. The onus is on students to present evidence to prove that they have sufficient knowledge to meet the unit requirements through other approved studies. Please refer to the Advanced Standing Policy and Procedure for more information.

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