Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in an evolving and challenging marketplace.

Melbourne Polytechnic courses are designed and developed with industry participation to give students the best employment outcomes.

Melbourne Polytechnic has seven metropolitan campuses, Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, Greensborough Campus and Heidelberg. Each campus provides an individual, unique and enriching student experience.

There are also six training centres, Northern Lodge – Eden Park, Northern Lodge – Yan Yean, Yarra Glen Racing Centre, Northern AMEP (Adult Migrant English Program) Centre in Broadmeadows, Growling Frog Vineyard and Melbourne Polytechnic Kyneton Park.

With over 26,000 enrolments annually, Melbourne Polytechnic is accredited to deliver approximately 550 nationally accredited courses, many which are available on either a full-time or part-time basis. It also provides over 400 Institute-accredited courses.

Melbourne Polytechnic currently offers three-year (and one four years), specialist bachelor and master degrees within our unique hands-on learning environment and optimal industry exposure in:

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture & Land Management
  • Business
  • Creative Industries
  • Education (Early Years)
  • Early Years Studies
  • Hospitality Management
  • Illustration
  • Information Technology
  • Music
  • Music Industry

We’re constantly developing new articulation pathways and degrees to grow the opportunities for our students. In 2016 we introduced the Masters of Professional and Practising Accounting with CPA accreditation, proving very popular already as our first postgraduate course offered. We will post details of any new courses on our website as soon as they are finalized.

Melbourne Polytechnic degree courses offer credit transfer and recognition of prior learning to students who have already completed a nationally recognized Diploma, Advanced Diploma or other qualifications.

Direct entry Associate degrees (2 years) embedded in all Melbourne Polytechnic degree programs offer great pathway (credit transfer and recognition of prior learning) opportunities to further education.

Melbourne Polytechnic has achieved international recognition with over more than 6,000 offshore enrolments annually and 24 educational partnerships across Asia, and is recognised by the Victorian Government for excellence in international education, winning the best provider in it's category in 2014 and runner up in 2015.

Melbourne Polytechnic's close ties with industry ensure students have the opportunity to be awarded study grants donated by industry sponsors, also extending their own networks for future success.

Much like choosing a course, every student’s circumstances are different when it comes time for tuition fees and we can guide you through the fee structure. Each course page will outline specific fees, or visit the International Student fees page for more information.

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

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This course has been developed to meet the growing demand for business professionals with qualifications in the areas of accounting and sustainable business. It is ideal ... [+]

This course has been developed to meet the growing demand for business professionals with qualifications in the areas of accounting and sustainable business. It is ideal for those wishing to combine a mainstream accounting course with a sustainability and environmental management focus.

Interested in sustainability and environmental practices and also want an accounting career?

Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Accounting has been developed in consultation with industry, government, accounting professional bodies and universities to meet the growing demand for business professionals qualified in the areas of accounting and sustainable business.

The course includes fundamental Accounting subjects covering general accounting, corporate accounting, management accounting, auditing and taxation and financial management whilst at the same time providing a focus on environmental sustainability through subjects such as Introduction to Sustainability Studies, Environmental Law, and Environmental Economics and Policy.... [-]

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Combine your interest in Agriculture and Technology and be at the forefront of the industry with Melbourne Polytechnic's Agriculture and Technology bachelor degree, offer ... [+]

Combine your interest in Agriculture and Technology and be at the forefront of the industry with Melbourne Polytechnic's Agriculture and Technology bachelor degree, offered in partnership with La Trobe University.

The Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology is a unique three-year degree with major studies in:

Agribusiness Agronomy Aquaculture Viticulture and Winemaking

Note – Local students

Local or Domestic students should note that this degree is offered through Melbourne Polytechnic in partnership with La Trobe University. Graduates will have their degrees conferred by La Trobe University, and degree testamurs will feature the La Trobe seal and logo.

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Can you see yourself working with young children? If you like to work as a teacher in a preschool or primary setting, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Bachelor of Education, Early ... [+]

Can you see yourself working with young children? If you like to work as a teacher in a preschool or primary setting, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Bachelor of Education, Early Years, boasts a 100% employment success rate. A rewarding career teaching the next generation beckons. If you aspire to work with young children we offer a contemporary and dynamic approach to professional preparation in the early years sector that has a strong emphasis on equity, social justice, and critical praxis.

Share a world of knowledge with young children

Learn the skills and gain the industry qualifications for employment as a teacher across the early years spectrum of birth to 12 years. You can choose to complete the full course and become a qualified kindergarten and primary teacher, or exit after two years with an Associate Degree of Early Years Studies.... [-]

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The Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders, benchmarking comparative courses within Australia ... [+]

The Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders, benchmarking comparative courses within Australia. The program offers an exit point after the first two years at the Associate Degree level.

Build your future with Melbourne Polytechnic

At the third and fourth year, the program offers specialization in one of its major streams:

structural engineering municipal engineering/transportation construction management Structural Engineering

Within this stream, you will be specializing in the design of concrete, steel and timber structures. Graduates of this stream will have an opportunity to complement the work of Architects in designing large buildings and skyscrapers.... [-]

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Australia offers world class training opportunities in hospitality management and Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Hospitality Management sets the standard. Develop yo ... [+]

Set on a global career? Australia offers world-class training opportunities in hospitality management and Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Hospitality Management sets the standard. Develop your leadership abilities and acquire the practical industry skills and knowledge you need to manage businesses and facilities around the world with this degree.

Establish yourself with a combined management and hospitality skill set

The global hospitality industry needs managers with strong practical skills, hands-on experience, and excellent leadership capability. Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Hospitality Management integrates hospitality management and business management to ensure you’ll rise quickly in the hospitality management corporate world.... [-]

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Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Information Technology is a newly accredited degree designed to meet the growing demand for business professionals qualified in the ar ... [+]

Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Information Technology is a newly accredited degree designed to meet the growing demand for business professionals qualified in the areas of network security, business information systems, and software development.

A course with a distinctive business flavour

A career in business-oriented information technology offers the potential for great financial reward and growth, yet also demands a wide range of specialised skills and knowledge. This program has been designed to provide theoretical knowledge and high-level vocational skills in information technology with a business focus, meeting the needs of local and multinational organisations, as well as the broader business community.... [-]

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As a musician you need to be able to adapt to current trends and you can learn how to do this in a Bachelor of Music at Melbourne Polytechnic. Develop your skills and awa ... [+]

As a musician you need to be able to adapt to current trends and you can learn how to do this in a Bachelor of Music at Melbourne Polytechnic. Develop your skills and awareness of the global spectrum of music.

Connect with the world of music

When you enrol and start the course you’ll explore a contemporary music program that includes small and large ensembles in such genres as:

Oz Rock Soul R’n’B and Gospel Choir Contemporary and Early Jazz Jazz Vocal Hip Hop Original Pop John Zorn Stevie Wonder Mahavishnu Orchestra Improvisation Beatles

You’ll enjoy an intercultural music program that encompasses small and large ensembles in such genres as:

Tango Brazilian Balkan Indian West African Balinese Gamelan Georgian Afro-Cuban Middle Eastern ... [-]
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Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of the Built Environment was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative cours ... [+]

Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of the Built Environment was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia to ensure that students have essential skills as required by architects at the undergraduate level. Build your future with Melbourne Polytechnic.

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The Bachelor of the Built Environment was accredited in late 2013, with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (T.E.Q.S.A.).

Course design includes input from a range of stakeholders including architectural and construction firms, ensuring theoretical and practical coverage.

The Bachelor of the Built Environment is aligned to the recommendations of the Australian Institute of Architects Standards for Undergraduate Programs in Architecture. From this Degree you will:... [-]

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