ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

To be considered for admission to a course or subject at AIHE, an applicant must meet AIHE’s minimum admission requirements, including any course-specific admission requirements. Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission to a course. Students admitted to a course will have the English language proficiency, age, and academic preparation and skills to succeed in their course within the standard duration.
International Applicants

Academic Requirements

All applicants must:

  • Be a minimum 18 years of age prior to course commencement

Bachelor of Business:

  • Have a formal qualification considered equivalent to an Australian Year 12. International applicants should refer to the list of overseas qualifications accepted by AIHE for entry into the Bachelor of Business degree.

Learn more about the ways you can meet this criteria by viewing our Admissions Procedure

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Satisfactory completion of a Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7 or higher) or an international equivalent is required. Learn more about the ways you can meet this criteria by viewing our Admissions Procedure
  • International equivalencies for an Australian Bachelor degree are assessed on an individual basis and will depend on the duration, institution and country of the degree awarded

Applicants with Higher Education Study
Applicants who have undertaken any higher education study within the last ten years since leaving school, may be eligible for admission to an AIHE course with credit transfers (advanced standing).

For more information on this process, see Course Credit/Recognition of Prior Learning.

Applicants with Vocational Education and Training (VET) Study
Applicants who have undertaken any VET study within the last ten years since leaving school may be eligible for admission to an AIHE course with credit transfers (advanced standing). For more information on this process, see Course Credit/Recognition of Prior Learning.

Mature Age Students
Applicants with Work and Life Experience
AIHE understands that preparation for study is not restricted to formal educational attainment and that valuable intellectual and skills development can be gained through wide-ranging experiences. We will review applications on a case-by-case basis from persons of at least 21 years of age, who do not have formal qualifications for entry but who seek admission to courses on the basis of their educational and skills development through experience and informal study.

English Language Requirements

 Requirements

Minimum Score/Duration

Undergraduate Requirements

Postgraduate Coursework Requirements

Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 Program

Applicable

N/A

Successful completion of an Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) qualification (Certificate IV or higher) no more than two years prior to commencing studies at AIHE

Minimum duration of one year of full-time study

N/A

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic

Overall 6.0
(min. sub-score 5.5)

Overall 6.5
(min. sub-score 6.0)

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test

500 (min. 4.5 TWE – Test of Written English)

577 (min. TWE 4.5)

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Internet Based Test (iBT)

60 (min.18 in writing)

79 (min.20 in writing and no other band <18)

Pearson Test of English (PTE)

50 (no skill score < 42)

58 (no skill score < 50)

Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)

Level B2 (169)

177 (no skill < 169)

Duolingo English Test

95

105

Learn more about the ways you can meet this criteria by viewing our Admissions Procedure

Adelaide Institute of Higher Education (AIHE) is registered as an Institute of Higher Education with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the Australian Government regulator for Higher Education. AIHE delivers fully accredited undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to domestic and international students that are recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

TEQSA Provider Number: PRV14326
TEQSA Provider Category: Institute of Higher Education
CRICOS Provider Code: 03763K
ABN: 54 618 241 802

Adelaide Institute of Higher Education
is a member of

Adelaide International School
Adelaide Institute of Business and Technology
Adelaide Research Institute

 

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