Home

Application Procedure

Reasons for Refusals

Destinations

FAQs

Things to Avoid

Enquiry

Library

BLOG

PIBT, Edith Cowan University
Share This
Follow Us

ABOUT THE EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY

 

ECU is known for its award-winning facilities and for being at the forefront of providing innovative education and training
solutions. In the 2015 Good Universities Guide, ECU graduates gave the University a 5-star rating for teaching quality,
graduate satisfaction and for the generic skills they acquired during their studies. These ratings have been achieved for
six years in a row. ECU was also awarded 5-star ratings for Graduate Starting Salary from the Good Universities Guide, 2015.

 

ECU has more than 23,000 students with around 18,500 undergraduates and 4,800 postgraduates. Approximately
3,600 of these are international students originating from 104 countries, making your ECU experience a truly international and
inspirational journey. 

 

Recent ECU achievements

 

Construction is well underway on a new building, to be known as Ngoolark. This building is scheduled for completion in
late 2014, and will be a one-stop-shop, bringing all student related services under one roof. The building will create an active
space with a campus street and a new marketplace enhancing the vibrancy of the Joondalup Campus. This state-of-the-art
building will meet the equivalent of a 5-star energy efficiency rating and integrate with other award winning architecture on the
Joondalup Campus.

 

ECU Health and Wellness Institute Director Professor Daniel Galvão has been awarded a Research Fellowship from the Cancer
Council Western Australia. The Fellowship will provide $320,000 over four years to further Professor Galvão’s research
examining how exercise can benefit people undergoing cancer treatment.

 

Congratulations to ECU Advertising Lecturer Diane Slade for her recognition as a champion of industry by the International Advertising Association (IAA). Ms Slade’s achievement was announced at the Association’s 75th Anniversary Leadership Forum in London last year. Coordinating ECU’s Advertising Course Ms Slade was the only Western Australian recognised by the IAA on a list, which included 56 individuals from 25 countries.

 

 

 

 

Why Choose PIBT

WHY CHOOSE PIBT?

 

Perth Institute of Business and Technology (PIBT) is your pathway to a degree at Edith Cowan University (ECU). We have successfully bridged the academic and English gap for over 5,600 students to help them achieve their goal of becoming an ECU
graduate and look forward to great employment prospects. PIBT is part of the global Navitas Group, an internationally recognised education provider with the knowledge and resources of staff in more than 110 different colleges and campuses worldwide.

 

PIBT students have access to the full range of services and facilities available to ECU students, including modern well‑equipped
libraries, bookshops, computer laboratories and 24 hour e-labs. On-campus eateries include a cafeteria and coffee shops offering
Western and Asian style meals, as well as halal food. The University also offers a wide range of sporting and recreational facilities.

 

PIBT provides alternative pathways to ECU for students who may not qualify for direct entry to a degree program and are looking for a supportive learning environment. PIBT bridges the gap to ensure students reach their goal of being an ECU graduate.

 

5 Reasons to Study at PIBT

 

• PIBT provides pathway programs to Edith Cowan University (ECU). PIBT is located on the university campus and students have full access to the university’s state-of-the-art facilities including lecture rooms, computer labs and library.


• PIBT delivers a range of programs designed to provide a high quality education so that you are university-ready. PIBT students receive individual attention from their lecturers in small classes, have access to high quality English language courses and
additional free study support programs.

 

• PIBT has embedded employability and English language skills within our courses so that you can reach your potential and ‘get that job’. This ensures that graduates are well prepared and attractive to employers by standing out from other students.

 

• PIBT is focused on maximising your student experience and has a range of social programs to help you make lifelong friends and enjoy studying at PIBT. Activities include barbecues and a range of sporting activities e.g. soccer, cricket, volleyball,
basketball and netball.

 

About Pathway Education

ABOUT PATHWAY EDUCATION

An Undergraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages (Stages 1-4) of study which on successful completion results in the award of a Bachelor's. A Postgraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages of study (Stages 1 - 2) which on successful completion results in the award of a Master's Degree.

 

Foundation or Stage1

A pre degree programme for students who do not meet university entry requirements. Successful completion leads to progression to year 1 of a UK bachelor degree. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language.

In Australia the foundation is often known as – Otherwise also known as Certificate IV or Tertiary Access .The tertiary access is an accelerated program for more advanced students.

 

Diploma Year 1 - Stage 2 

Designed for students who fail to meet the entry requirements for direct entry, but who are still capable of studying at that level. Successful completion leads to the 2nd year of a UK bachelor degree programme. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. Stages 3 and 4 comprise of the 2nd and 3rd year of an honours degree.

 

Graduate Diploma

A 2 term and accelerated 1 term programme is available for students who have a degree, but not one which is equivalent to a UK degree. Successful completion leads to direct entry to the master degree.

English Language - A presessional English Language programme is available for those who fail to meet the minimum English Language requirements. Please note visa regulations may differ in the cae of English Language entry.

 

Bachelor Degrees
Designed for students who have equivalnet to Australian Year 12 qualifications or who meet the minimum entry qualifications as outlined under entry requirements. Students who do not meet these requirements should follow the pathway entry.

 

Master Degrees

Designed for students who have equivalent to an Australian degree or who meet the minimum entry qualifications as outlined under entry requirements. Students who do not meet these requirements should follow the pathway entry.

Pathway Programmes

Undergraduate Pathways

 

Certificate IV

 

Business
Communications and Creative Industries
Science (Computing / IT)
Hotel Management
Science (Engineering Studies)
Science (Health Studies)

 

Tertiary Acess Program

progress to the Bachelor of Medical Science/Doctor of Medicine - See more at: http://www.nic.nsw.edu.au/programs/tertiary-preparation-pathway-to-medicine#sthash.O1A22ItD.dpuf

Business
Communications and Creative Industries
Science (Computing / IT)
Hotel Management
Science (Engineering Studies)
Science (Health Studies)

 

Diploma (Degree Year 1)

Business
Communications and Creative Industries
Science (Computing / IT)
Hotel Management
Science (Engineering Studies)
Science (Health Studies)

 

Postgraduate Pathway

Business

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

 

Certificate IV

Year 11 with 50%

Completion of Higher Secondary Certificate or Year 11 equivalent with average of 50%.

 

 

Tertiary Access Program

Completion of Higher Secondary Certificate or Year 11 equivalent with average of 60%. 

 

Diploma

Completion of Higher Secondary Certificate (10+2)/Intermediate with average of 50%

 

Postgraduate

- Honours Bachelor degree (3 years) awarded by a Section 1 institution
- Honours Bachelor degree (4 years) awarded by a Section 2 institution

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

 

Certificate IV

IELTS 5.0 with no band less than 4.5
TOEFL 61 with no band less than 15
GCE 'O' Level  C

 

Diploma

5.5 with no band less than 5.0

550 or 213

TOEFL 71 with no band less than 15

GCE 'O' Level  C

IELTS requirement of 6.0 (no less than 5.5) prior to commencement of the TPP (leading to Medicine) - See more at: http://www.nic.nsw.edu.au/enrol-today/admissions-requirements#sthash.W5q10CwU.dpuf

 

Postgraduate

6.0 with no band less than 6.0

TOEFL 80 with no band less than 17 

 

Dates and Prices



State Dates: Feb, July, October

Note: Some pathways may not be available throughout the year.

2015 Tuition Fees

Course Domestic Students International Students
Foundation Studies for Business and Humanities N/A A$18,000
Foundation Studies for IT N/A A$18,000
Foundation Studies for Health and Life Sciences N/A A$18,000
Foundation Studies for Engineering and Computer Science N/A A$18,000
Diploma of Business A$19,900 A$23,000
Diploma of Bioscience A$23,000 A$26,000
Diploma of Mass Media and Communications A$21,240 A$22,000
Diploma of Information Technology A$19,900 A$23,000
Diploma of Health Sciences A$23,000 A$26,000
- See more at: http://www.latrobemelbourne.edu.au/enrol-today/fees#sthash.1iHYtFmK.dpuf

2015 Program Fees

Program CRICOS Code Duration Total Program Fees(A$)
Certificate Programs (Fast track and Standard Track)
Certificate IV Tertiary Preparation Program 084212D 2 or 3 trimesters* $17,700
Diploma Programs (Standard Track and Fast Track)
Diploma of Business and Commerce 074637F 2 or 3 trimesters $19,980
Diploma of Engineering 074638E 2 or 3 trimesters $24,410
Diploma of Information Technology 074639D 2 or 3 trimesters $23,370
Diploma of Media and Communication 074640M 2 or 3 trimesters $21,100
Provisional Entry Program (PEP)   3 trimesters Diploma fee plus $3,700
English Language program (delivered by the University of Newcastle's English Language Centre) AUD
10 week program $3,800
Other compulsory charges (in addition to course fees) AUD
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) per year (subject to review) Single Cover (2015 premium)
$594 (1 year)
$1,198 (2 years)
Living Expenses AUD
One year including accommodation $18,610

All tuition fees listed above are for commencement in 2015. Fees are indicative only and are subject to change.

*Students enrolled in the TPP leading to Medicine must enrol over two semesters. Please refer to the Important Dates section for more details.

- See more at: http://www.nic.nsw.edu.au/enrol-today/fees#sthash.gNrssZmA.dpuf

Tuition Fees 2015

Program CRICOS
Code
Duration International Students
Total Program Fees (AUD$)*
Australian Citizens/
Permanent Residents
Total Program Fees
(AUD$)*
Certificate IV Tertiary Preparation Program TBA 2 or 3 trimesters $17,800 $10,100
Certificate IV
(Mixed English Program)†
TBA 3 trimesters $17,800 + $5,000 $10,100+ $5,000
Tertiary Access Program (TAP)** 072964G 1 trimester $8,900 $5,000
Diploma of Business 018819J 2 or 3 trimesters $23,400 $10,200
Diploma of Hotel Management 036635A 2 or 3trimesters $23,400 $10,200
Advanced Diploma
of Business
018817M 1 trimester $11,700‡ $5,100‡
Diploma of Science (Computing/IT) 032042C 2 or 3 trimesters $22,200 $10,200
Diploma of Communications and Creative Industries 022085G 2 or 3 trimesters $21,600 $10,200
Diploma of Science (Engineering Studies) 053592K 2 or 3 trimesters $22,800 $11,400§
Diploma of Science (Health Studies) 053592K 2 or 3 trimesters $23,400 $11,400
* All listed tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change.
† The additional fee of $5,000 for the Mixed English Program covers 15 hours of English language training a week for 12 weeks. This course combination will be spread over three trimesters.
‡ This fee is in addition to the standard Diploma of Business fee.
§ Australian Citizens cannot claim FEE-HELP for unit MTH001 (Advanced Mathematics).
** TAP students are required to complete three stream modules plus Communications Skills 11 (COM201) in one trimester to qualify for entry to the diploma. Failure to do so will require students to complete the full Certificate IV TPP program (eight modules). Special requirements also apply for this stream.


 

 

 

 

 

DMC Firewall is a Joomla Security extension!

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.