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International Agent Assistance 

If you are thinking of studying in Australia, an education agent can give you advice about the courses delivered by AIT. They can also provide you with information to help you with your visa, accomodation, travel and help you complete an application to study in Australia.

Contact your local agent to book an information session or get full application support.


Want to apply to become an international agent for AIT? Click here!


Entry Requirements

All candidates enrolling in a Higher Education Diploma or Bachelor Degree must:

  • Have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) or have appropriate exemption; AND
  • Have a unique email address; AND
  • Have access to a computer with an internet connection; AND
  • Be 17 years or older at the time of commencement (students under 18 will require a support letter from their parent or guardian); AND
  • Have completed high school certification equivalent to year 12; OR
  • Have completed year 11 (or equivalent) and be able to provide year 11 results, a support letter from a parent or guardian & attend a screening interview; OR
  • Have successfully completed a certificate IV, VET Diploma or Higher Education Diploma; OR
  • Have successfully completed one year of full time study in a degree course at a higher education provider; OR
  • Display experience or interest in the field of interactive media through evidence of relevant work or practice. Students may be asked to demonstrate this through a CV, short written piece, interview and/or portfolio.


All international candidates must:

  • Meet the above criteria; AND
  • If enrolling into a Higher Education Diploma, have achieved an IELTS result of 5.5 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent which has been completed within the last 12 months.
  • If enrolling into a Bachelor Degree, have achieved an IELTS result of 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent which has been completed within the last 12 months.


Please contact the AIT Admissions Office on +61 2 9211 8399 (Sydney) +61 3 9005 2328 (Melbourne) or email for more information.

Who Studies At AIT

When you study at AIT, you become a part of our family. Everyone is welcome at AIT. Click here to view an infographic of our student profiles and graduate outcomes for all of our courses.

Fees and Finance plans

International students may elect to pay more than the standard 50% of their tuition fees up front.

Should they wish to do so they are requested to contact the admissions team in advance of making any such payment.

All invoiced amounts must be paid prior to course commencement.

Awarding Credit through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is the process whereby students are assessed on evidence of previous learning, employment, industry activities and talents. The evidence which must be authenticated (academic transcripts, subject outlines, references, awards) is mapped against subjects within the students chosen course of study at AIT. Where there is sufficient verifiable evidence that the student has comfortably attained all of the subjects learning outcomes they may be granted Credit for this subject.

Students may apply for Credit of up to 50% of their chosen course. Where they request credit for more than this, academic consent must be attained from the General Manager, Academic Director or Compliance Manager.

An application fee of $100 (non-refundable) is required at the time of application.

Where a student is Granted Credit for a subject a Tuition fee of 30% is charged. Eligible students can include this in their FEE-HELP loan.

How To Apply

Step 1:

Make sure that you have the following documents ready:

  • Copy of passport and current Australian visa (if in Australia)
  • Academic qualification or transcript (if applicable, if not present you may apply with an interview & portfolio submission)
  • English proficiency results (IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL etc.)

All your documents must be certified and in English.


Step 2:

Submit your application

→ Complete Application Form 
→ Apply via agent 
If you have an education agent helping you decide on your study plans, contact them and say you would like to study at AIT. If you don’t have an education agent and would like to find one please contact us via email here.

Step 3:

Letter of Offer

A formal letter of offer will be provided to you in person or sent to your nominated email address and/or home address if you successfully pass the entry requirements and an interview.


Step 4:


You will need to sign the Acceptance Letter and once the tuition fee payment is confirmed, your seat will be reserved and classes will be allocated. You will receive your Student Welcome Pack with confirmation of your enrolment and information on your Orientation Day.


Step 5:

Orientation Day

Come to the orientation day and enjoy the first interaction with your teachers and classmates.