Thank you for choosing to study with Edvantage Institute Australia. Our application process is simple, just follow the five steps below.
Step 1: Complete Your Application
You can choose to complete your application either:
Via email or post: Download the relevant form and email or post it back to us:
Application Form for Domestic Students
Application Form for International Students
Step 2: Gather your documentation
You will need the following documents to go with your application
A certified copy of your passport or Australian Birth Certificate
Certified copies of your recent academic results and qualifications
A certified copy of your English level documentation
See entry requirements for more information on what you need to be eligible to enrol.
Step 3: Course Credit / Recognition of Prior Learning (If Applicable)
Students can apply for course credit on the basis of their previous studies at GBCA, EIA or any other educational institution in Australia or overseas in accordance with EIA’s Course Credit and Articulation Policy & Procedure.
Step 4: Offer of Admission – International Student Acceptance Agreement
We will process your application and if you’re successful we’ll send out the following via email:
Letter of Offer; or
Letter of Offer – Conditional
You will need to read and sign the acceptance agreement which is incorporated on the offer
Step 5: Pay Your Tuition Fees
Your fee amount will be detailed in your Letter of Offer and you can choose from a number of payment methods.
Email all pages of your signed Letter of Offer with evidence of your payment through to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 6: Enrolment confirmation
Once your payment has been processed, you’ll receive a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) as well as your orientation information pack.
Students wishing to defer their course commencement need to notify EIA in writing prior to the Census Date of the first study period. International students who have been issued with a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) from EIA may defer the commencement of their proposed course of study for a maximum of six (6) months due to compassionate and compelling circumstances. These may include but not limit to visa not granted on time, illness supported by acceptable documentation evidencing an inability to study.
Students must submit a new application for entry into a course if they wish to delay their commencement of their studies for more than six (6) months. Students who intends to return from a deferment must advise EIA in writing at least four (4) weeks prior to the commencement of the study period in which they intend to commence their studies.
Application Process and Expected Timeframes
Eligible Applicants will receive an Offer of Admission –Student Enrolment Agreement document from EIA in writing by email. Verbal offers of admission are not made or accepted, as they are not formal and not binding.
Offer of Admission Applications (Domestic and Onshore Students) – up to two working days
Offer of Admission Applications (Offshore Students) – up to five working days
COE – up to two working days
Applicants must meet the academic and English language requirements for EIA’s courses.
English Language Proficiency Requirements
International students must meet the minimum English language proficiency requirements for entry into EIA’s BoM course.
There are several ways to demonstrate English language proficiency, listed below are the minimum scores/requirement for EIA’s BoM course.
*IELTS Academic test scores are only valid for two (2) years old at the commencement of the course.
** Medium Instruction of English is assessed against the Country Education Profiles (CEP) of the Australian Government, Department of Education, Skills and Employment.
Recent Secondary Education:
Successful completion of Victorian Certificate of Education, VCAL or equivalent in your state or territory; or
Successful completion of the International Baccalaureate.
OR Recent Higher Education Study:
Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification; OR
Successful completion of at least one semester/trimester of full-time study at a registered higher education provider.
(You may want to apply for Credit or Recognition of Prior Learning)
Applicants who do not meet either of these requirements will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. This assessment may include:
Recent higher education study results, or
VCE or equivalent study scores, and,
A personal statement outlining academic history, desire to study the course, personal circumstances.
Recent Vocational Study:
Applicants with Work and Life Experience:
Applications reviewed on a case-by-case basis from persons of at least 21 years of age, who do not have formal qualifications for entry but who seek admission on the basis of their educational and skills development through experience and informal study.
|Academic Calendar 2021|
|Event||Trimester 1||Trimester 2||Trimester 3|
|Orientation for New Students||15-19 March 2021||12-16 July 2021||8-12 November 2021|
|Teaching Commences||22 March 2021||19 July 2021||15 November 2021|
|Enrolment Final Date||26 March 2021||23 July 2021||19 November 2021|
|Census Date||16 April 2021||13 August 2021||10 December 2021|
|Mid Term Break||Nil||Nil||25 December 2021
2 January 2022
|Teaching Ends||11 June 2021||8 October 2021||11 February 2022|
|Examination Preparation Week||14-18 June 2021||11-15 October 2021||14-18 February 2022|
|Examination Week||21-25 June 2021||18-22 October 2021||21-25 February 2022|
|Grade Release||9 July 2021||5 November 2021||11 March 2022|
|Supplementary/Deferred Examination Period||19-23 July 2021||15-19 November 2021||21-25 March 2022|
Each study period has a Census Date as outlined in EIA’s Academic Calendar. Students can access Academic Calendar of the relevant year. The census date is the last day for all students to withdraw from a course or unit without reference on academic records and liability of fee.
Census Date: Friday AEST 5 pm of the 4th week of a study period/semester
*EIA is closed over the Christmas/New Year Period
|Victorian Public Holidays|
|New Year’s Day||Friday||1 January 2021|
|Australia Day||Tuesday||26 January 2021|
|Labour Day||Monday||8 March 2021|
|Good Friday||Friday||2 April 2021|
|Easter Monday||Monday||5 April 2021|
|Anzac Day||Sunday||25 April 2021|
|Queen’s Birthday||Monday||14 June 2021|
|Friday before AFL Grand Final||Friday||Likely 24 September 2021|
|Melbourne Cup Day||Tuesday||2 November 2021|
|25 December 2021
27 December 2021
|26 December 2021
28 December 2021