Admissions Transparency

Melbourne Institute of Technology (MIT) is one of Australia's leading private Higher Education Institutions in Australia.

We offer Post Graduate and Undergraduate programs in the areas of Business, Accounting, Management, Marketing, Information Technology, IT Networking, and Telecommunications Engineering.

At Melbourne Institute of Technology, we are committed to offering you with technical expertise and soft skills reflecting the realities of the workplace, and in turn making you more employable.

Success is not all teaching. We will inspire you to achieve your potential with a range of support services including one-on-one support from lecturers and tutors, communication skills workshops and mentor program.

Our class sizes are smaller than traditional universities. Smaller classes mean more individual attention and better communication between the lecturer and students.

Our trimester system has a number of advantages; it allows you to enter and exit programs three times a year as well as completing a 3-year degree in just 2.

With campuses in the heart of Melbourne and Sydney, our Melbourne campus is situated among shops, restaurants and entertainment outlets as well as easy access to public transport, providing you with the perfect balance between study, work and play.

The campus has excellent teaching and learning facilities, including modern computer labs, Networking and Telecommunications labs, wireless internet, comprehensive library with the latest electronic information services, career advisory service, study support and counselling.

Our Accounting, IT, and Engineering degrees are professionally accredited by leading professional bodies including Engineers Australia, CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia.

Campus locations

Melbourne campus

288 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

MIT Sydney

154-158 Sussex Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Open days and campus visits

Please contact the institute.

Important dates

For more information about the important dates including intake dates, click here.

Contact details

288 La Trobe Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Telephone: (03) 8600 6700
Web site:

All applicants must meet the Institute's entry requirements as well as the course prerequisites.

Institute’s Entry Requirements

  1. the minimum age requirement
    • Have reached the minimum age of 18 years of age as at the commencement date of the course or unit in which you will enrol as a student if your application is successful
  2. the minimum English language requirement, see course specific page, and
  3. the academic and program entry requirements, see course specific page

Prospective students applying to higher education programs at Melbourne Institute of Technology are assessed using one or more of the following.

2. A. Applicants with Higher Education Study

Applicants are eligible for admission if they have satisfactorily completed at least six months of full-time equivalent study at a recognised higher education institution.

Applicants who do not meet this requirement will be assessed on a case by case basis, taking into account the applicant’s previous academic history. These include:

  • Recent higher education study results
  • Senior School Certificate study scores
  • Personal Statement–outlining the motivation for applying for the course

2. A.1 Enabling/Bridging courses

Applicants are eligible for admission if they have satisfactorily completed a Foundation Studies program offered by a university, a registered TAFE or a private provider accredited as compliant with the Australian National Standards for Foundation Programs.

2. B. Applicants with vocational education and Training (VET) study

Applicants are eligible for admission if they have satisfactorily completed one year of a VET (Vocational Education Training) Australian Qualifications Framework accredited award at Diploma or above. Applicants must meet pre-requisites, if any, prescribed for the course.

2. C. Applicants with Recent Secondary Education (within the past two years)

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Successful completion of Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or equivalent

2. C.1 Applicants with International Baccalaureate (IB) results

For applicants studying IB, a notional ATAR is provided by the local Tertiary Admissions Centre (TAC), which is used in the same way as ATAR for determining eligibility.  You must ensure that your school has submitted the necessary request to International Baccalaureate organisation to release your results directly to VTAC.

2. C.2. Interstate Year 12 students

Interstate Year 12 applicants are assessed in the same way as Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE). For more information, visit your local Tertiary Admissions Centre (TAC) website.

2. D. Applicants with work and life experience

The following applicants may be considered under work and life experience category:

  •  Applicants who have not completed Year 12 or equivalent
  •  Applicants who completed Year 12 more than two years ago

2. D.1.Requirements for applicants who have not completed Year 12

Applicants under this category will be assessed on a case by case basis based on one or more of the following:

  • Substantial relevant work experience that demonstrates that the applicant has satisfied the entry requirements
  • Any relevant non-formal courses
  • Personal statement- outlining motivation to study the course, details of personal circumstances including life and work experiences.  Applicants should provide any aspect of their personal history that may support their application, including community services, work experience, and achievements.

2. D.2. Requirements for applicants who completed Year 12 more than two years ago

Applicants who completed Year 12 more than two years ago and have not completed any VET or higher education studies are assessed according to their Year 12 results.

3.1 Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are assessed in the same way as applicants under categories 2.A to 2.D.

3.2 Domestic applicants with overseas qualifications

Applicants with overseas qualifications need to establish whether their qualifications are equivalent to Australian qualifications. VTAC will advise MIT of the level of course in terms of the Australian Qualifications Framework according to NOOSR (the National Office for Overseas Skills Recognition) guidelines.

The Admission Officer at MIT will then assess whether your qualification is suitable for entry into that course according to the course entry requirements.

3.3 English Language requirements

Applicants with overseas qualifications must satisfy English language requirements in addition to meeting the academic requirements for the course.

Applicants with the following qualifications/English Language Tests may satisfy English requirements.

First Language English

If you completed Senior Secondary or Tertiary studies from a country where English is the first language.

Independent English Language Test Score

You need to achieve the minimum scores as shown below.

IELTS Academic


PTE Academic

Cambridge CAE

Overall score 6.0 (no band less than 5.5)

Overall score 60-78 with minimum scores: Reading 12, Listening 11,  Speaking 17, Writing 20

Overall score 50 with (no score less than 46)

CAE Score of 169 ( no band less than 162)

MIT English Language Placement Test

You may seat for an MIT English Language Placement Test. Students who achieve an overall score of 160 in the test will satisfy English language requirements for undergraduate courses.

Applicants with the previous higher education and VET studies may be eligible to apply for credit transfer. There is no guarantee that credit transfer will be awarded for the previous study. You must apply for credit transfer together with your course application.

See Credit Transfer Policy and Procedures for information about credit transfer awarding process

MIT Articulation Agreements

Download Credit Transfer Form here.

You must apply through VTAC if you are:

  • A current Year 12 student (Australian Year 12, the IB in Australia or New Zealand)
  • Intending to apply to multiple institutions

You can apply directly to MIT if you are:

  • A non-current Year 12 student or
  • Intending to apply only to MIT
  • Applying for November intake
  • A Post Graduate student
  • Too late to apply through VTAC

Preparing Your Application

You will need to provide the following documents with your application:

  • Certified copies (hyperlink) of your academic documents (e.g. transcript, certificates)
  • Evidence of English language skills (hyperlink to English language page) ( if you completed studies from a  non-English speaking country)
  • Employment related documents e.g. employment certificate, reference letter, resume(where applicable)
  • Any relevant professional/personal development course certificates
  • Personal Statement (where applicable)

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You will need to upload scanned copies of your academic and other application related documents when applying for a course online.

Credit Transfer

If you are seeking credit transfer for the same or similar unit/s previously completed at a different institute, you must submit the following supporting documents with your credit application:

  • Certified copy of relevant certificates and results for any studies that you have completed
  • Unit outlines
  • Credit Transfer Application Form – download the form here

For further information about credit transfer, click here

By Email

Scan and email your application via email to

By Post

Deliver hard-copy application in person or by post at:

288 La Trobe Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Hours of operation: 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday

Download application form here

The application processing time for direct applications is five working days after receiving the application at MIT. It may take longer during peak periods.

If you applied through VTAC, offers are released at different times.  For more information on VTAC offer rounds and important dates, please visit the VTAC page 

Depending on your application method, if your application is successful, you may receive one of the following:

  • VTAC offer
  • Direct offer 

6.1 What you need to do after receiving an offer?

Accept your offer and enroll

Whether you received an MIT or VTAC offer, you will need to attend the offer acceptance and enrollment date specified in your offer to accept your offer and enrol in units.

For more information about enrolments, click here.

Defer your offer

You can defer up to 12 months. If you wish to defer studies, you must do so before the offer acceptance and enrollment date specified in your offer letter.

Download the Deferral Form here

If you need any assistance with deferrals, please contact the Admissions Team via email

Telephone: (03) 8600 6700

Fee Information

For more information on fees and charges, click here.