Higher Education Diplomas


A Higher Education Diploma at Melbourne Polytechnic offers a supportive environment in which to improve your academic skills in preparation for tertiary education and a professional career.

Take the pathway toward higher education and a professional career

Higher Education Diplomas are taught by highly qualified academic staff and industry experienced practitioners in modern facilities, ensuring you gain the knowledge and skills to succeed in your chosen career.

Our academic staff practice their area of discipline and collaborate on research and development projects with professional industry partners.

Work towards tertiary education

With guaranteed Credit Transfers, you can seamlessly move onto an Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree.

More Information

  • Higher Education Diploma programs are one year full time or two years part time.
  • An Melbourne Polytechnic Higher Education Diploma complies with Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) standards for the award at AQF Level 5: Graduates at this level will have specialised knowledge and skills for skilled/paraprofessional work and/or further learning.
  • Ask about FEE-HELP for financial assistance with your study

International Students please contact Melbourne Polytechnic’s International Office for more information.

Higher Education Diploma courses at Melbourne Polytechnic


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