Melbourne Institute of Technology which was established in 1996 is a tertiary institution in Australia. With campuses in Sydney and Melbourne, the school offers a range of programs in Business, Accounting, Management, Marketing, Information Technology, Computer Networking, and Telecommunications Engineering which range from undergraduate (University pathway diploma and Bachelor) to post graduate degrees. Today’s article will focus on studying in Melbourne University of Technology, tuition fees, cost of living, scholarships and admission procedure for international students.
Benefits of studying in MIT
There are lots of benefits associated with studying in Melbourne Institute of Technology and they include the following;
- Pathway to second year university degree: If you spend eight months at MIT gaining a Diploma in Business or IT you could enter second-year of a relevant Bachelor degree the following year.
- Smaller class sizes and face to face teaching: The class sizes in MIT are smaller than traditional universities. As a result, teachers know students by name, and this encourages increased participation, develops student confidence and ensures students receive strong academic support.
- Scholarships for International Students: Melbourne Institute of Technology provides a broad range of scholarships to international students and they include the following: MIT International Excellence Scholarship, School of IT and Engineering Scholarships and School of Business Scholarships.
The tuition fees in MIT are low and affordable for international students. It ranges from A$7000 to A$8000 for a tri semester which is equivalent to one academic year. The table below shows the study programs in MIT with their respective tuition fees.
|Diploma of Business||A$7,210 per trimester|
|Diploma of Information Technology||A$7,210 per trimester|
|Bachelor of Business – Accounting||A$8,000 per trimester|
|Bachelor of Business – Marketing||A$8,000 per trimester|
|Bachelor of Business – Management||A$8,000 per trimester|
|Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Telecommunications)||A$10,000 per trimester|
|Bachelor of Networking||A$8,500 per trimester|
|Graduate Diploma of Networking||A$8,900 per trimester|
|Graduate Diploma of Accounting||A$8,500 per trimester|
|Master of Professional Accounting||A$8,500 per trimester|
|Master of Networking||A$8,900 per trimester|
|Master of Engineering (Telecommunications)||A$10,000 per trimester|
Cost of living
The cost of living in Melbourne city is a bit high. But the good news is that students can pick up part time jobs to cover part of their monthly living expenses. Yes, students are allowed to work up to 20 hours a week and earn up to A$100-A$350. The cost of living in Melbourne is estimated at A$800 to A$1000 per month which will cover expenses such as accommodation, food, travels, books etc
How to apply for admission
MIT accepts admission application online, by email, post or in person. If you are applying online, click here to start your application. If you want to apply by email, ensure that you forward your application with the required documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.If you want to apply in person or by post, deliver hard-copy application to the address below:
Admissions Department (Level 2M)
284–294 La Trobe Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Hours of operation: 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday
154-156 Sussex Street
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
Fax: 02 8267 1499