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Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology



Melbourne is recognised internationally as the world's most livable city and is the garden city of Australia. Located on the southeast coast of the Australian mainland it is situated on one of the most beautiful inland bays; it is a major industrial, business and manufacturing centre with a population of over 3.2 million. It is a cosmopolitan city offering a wide variety of entertainment, shopping, restaurants and sightseeing. Melbourne's charm and elegance, sophistication and mild climate combine to make it an attractive and desirable city for residents and tourists alike.

Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology (MIBT) is a modern and dynamic educational institution providing high quality courses in an environment which encourages students to achieve excellence in their studies. Quality teaching, outstanding facilities and academic and welfare support services for all students are central to the Institute's educational philosophy. All staff are committed to helping MIBT students achieve success.

In Association With Deakin University

Courses are offered in association with Deakin University and are recognised by many other well known universities throughout Australia for entry with advanced standing.

Deakin University is one of Australia's leading Universities. It began teaching its first undergraduate students in 1974 and has a current enrolment of 80,000 students. MIBT is located on the University's Burswood campus with access to modern, fully equipped teaching and library facilities and comfortable study areas. The campus is only 7 kilo meters from the central business district of Melbourne and is served by regular train and tram services. MIBT provides quality teaching and quality outcomes - diploma courses are equivalent to first year Bachelor Degrees, such that MIBT serves as your bridge to second year university education, and students are guaranteed entry to second year at Deakin on successful completion of a Diploma course. Being awarded the prestigious University of The Year award twice, Deakin University is characterized by scholastic excellence, top quality research, industry partnerships and tailored courses, and is renowned for the quality and innovation of its teaching.

The Advantages of Studying in MIBT

Study on a University Campus:
MIBT is situated on Deakin University's Burwood and Geelong campus in Melbourne. Students have access to the full range of services and facilities available on the campus, such as student resource centre, computer laboratories, library, cafeteria, and sporting and recreational facilities.

Flexible Study Options(3 semesters) and Fast Track Program:
There are 3 semesters within one calendar year which commence in March, June and October of each year. Thus, you have the option to enter your course when it is convenient for you. Although the standard duration is 3 semesters (12 months), you are able to fast track your study and complete a course in 2 semesters.

Mixed Programs for Certificate/Diploma (English & Academic Studies):
This is a special program of English with two academic units in the first semester that has been developed for those international students who are marginally unable to meet the English language requirements.

Small lecture and tutorial groups:
Lectures contain an average of 45 students and are complemented by small group tutorial and workshops. Academic staff are also available for one-to-one consultation such that students are assured of a superior level of academic contact and support.

Longer Teaching Sessions:
MIBT provides more teaching hours per unit in keeping with its supportive approach. This allows you to fully develop your knowledge and understanding of each unit.

Additional Study Support:
Complementary 'English Support' and study skill classes are available to offer students additional English language support, numeric skills, note-taking and research skills. Exam workshops are held during the semester to assist students with examination preparation.

Courses Offered

MIBT offers students a pathway to a university degree through the following pre-university and university level courses:

Pre-university Level
Certificate IV in University Foundation Studies (Burwood)

University Level
Diploma of Commerce (Burwood Campus)
Diploma of Computing (Burwood Campus)
Diploma of Mass Communication(Burwood Campus)
Diploma of Health Science (Burwood Campus)
Diploma of Management (Burwood Campus)
Diploma of Engineering (Geelong Campus)
Diploma of Science (Geelong Campus)

Enter To Second Year University

On successful completion of Diploma, students will be eligible to transfer to a Bachelor degree program with one year of advanced standing status at Deakin University. It is this university to which most of the students transfer as MIBT Diplomas are linked with courses at Deakin University. This means entry to second year university.

Courses Available

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