Current Students

Academic Learning Support

Polytechnic Institute Australia helps students on the path to successful careers.
The Institute’s degree and diploma programs are of the highest standards, comply with the Australian Government’s requirements, and are designed to be accredited by the relevant professional bodies.
To ensure that students can achieve their full potential and gain the utmost from their studies, the Institute provides friendly academic support to every student.
We pride ourselves on the personal services that we give to students and we are committed to ensuring that students are provided with academic support to assist them to reach their full potential.
NEED HELP? Contact Student Support at support@pia.edu.au.

English Language Learning Support

Some students will experience difficulty producing their work in English that is of the high standard that is demanded in higher education. The academic and learning support staff are happy to help students to improve their English.
If your English needs even more assistance, we will help you to find the support that you need.

Consultations and the Academic Learning Support Officer

The Institute provides students with individual Academic Skills Consultations. Students are welcome to visit their lecturers and tutors to make appointments for additional consultations and assistance.
If you would like to discuss any concerns that you may have about your writing or any academic matter that is not limited to a specific unit, you can make an appointment with the Student Support Officer. The Officer will organize an individual consultation to help you with any specific study-related problem or issue.
Study areas for which you might seek help include:

  • Academic writing
  • Assignment preparation
  • Essay and report writing
  • Learning skills
  • Plagiarism
  • Presentation skills
  • Referencing
  • Stress
  • Time management

Polytechnic Institute Australia

Fees

Polytechnic Institute Australia is committed to providing high quality, cost-effective, learning to international students. Our fees are designed to be sufficient to maintain the highest standards at the best possible price.

Offshore Fees

Course Name Code Semesters Unit Fee Course Fee CRICOS code
Diploma of Business DipBus 2 $2,375 $19,000 093284B
Bachelor of Business (Accounting) BBus(Acc) 6 $2,375 $57,000 093283C
Bachelor of Business (Marketing) BBus(Mkt) 6 $2,375 $57,000 093090A
Diploma of Networking Technology DipBNeT 2 $2,400 $19,200 0101639
Bachelor of Networking and Telecommunications BNeT 6 $2,400 $57,600 0101638

Onshore Fees

Course Name Code Semesters Unit Fee Course Fee CRICOS code
Diploma of Business DipBus 2 $1,750 $14,000 093284B
Bachelor of Business (Accounting) BBus(Acc) 6 $1,750 $42,000 093283C
Bachelor of Business (Marketing) BBus(Mkt) 6 $1,750 $42,000 093090A
Diploma of Networking Technology) DipBNeT 2 $2,000 $16,000 0101639
Bachelor of Networking and Telecommunications BNeT 6 $2,000 $48,000 0101638

Application fee

There is an Application Fee ($200). This fee is only refundable if the Institute defaults in the delivery of a course before it starts.

Refund Policy

For more information click here and refer to the Institute’s Refund Policy and Procedure for International Students.
Search “Refund”

Please note: These fees are current and apply for the 2019 calendar year. Polytechnic Institute Australia may change these fees in the future.

Tuition Assurance

All students -who study at Polytechnic Institute Australia can be assured monies paid for their tuition is protected by the Tuition Protection Service (TPS) which is an initiative of the Australian Government to assist international students whose education providers are unable to fully deliver their course of study. The TPS ensures that international students are able to either:

  • Complete their studies in another course or with another education provider or
  • Receive a refund of their unspent tuition fees.

For further information, please visit tps website.
TPS student brochure
TPS Overview

Applying to study with Polytechnic Institute Australia is easy. We’ve made our application process as simple as possible. The downloadable application form is available here.

You will need

    • A certified copy of your passport and visa
    • A certified copy of your academic records
    • Evidence of English language proficiency
    • A passport size portrait photograph (or email to apply@pia.edu.au)
    • A copy of your resume
    • Documents not in English should be provided with a certified translation.

Admission offer

When your application is successful we will send you the following:

        • Letter of Offer
        • Written Agreement

Then you will need to read and complete the agreement.

Tuition fees

Your fee amount will be detailed in your Letter of Offer and you can choose from a number of payment methods.

Enrolment confirmation

Once your payment has been processed you’ll receive a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).
1. What are the admission criteria?
Please refer to the Courses section for the admission requirements of each course.
2. How can I apply/enrol to study at Polytechnic Institute Australia?
Step 1: See the Entry requirements for your course. You can apply online. Once your application has been received, you will receive an automatic acknowledgement. If further documents are required you will be notified of this.
Step 2: A Letter of Offer will be sent to successful applicants with an Information Pack providing details of the student agreement, payment, and enrolment.
3. How do I pay for my tuition fees?
Tuition fees are payable in advance for each unit of study. We will advise you of the amount payable and payment methods at confirmation of your enrolment. Full payment information is provided in the Letter of Offer.
4. What is the Refund Policy?
Please refer to our Policies and Procedures section for details.