Midyear Courses for International Students

We have a range of courses available for midyear enrolments – browse the study areas listed below to find a course that matches your interests today.

Why wait till 2017 to start the right course for you?

Please note that the courses listed below for midyear enrolments are subject to change. Where no midyear enrolments are available, there will be no courses listed under a study area – so please keep checking this page in case this changes.

Find out more about our range of midyear courses available for local students 

Accounting

Courses
Certificate IV in Accounting
Every business, organisation and company uses accountants to process their financial information and demonstrate their performance. We give you comprehensive training in manual and computerised accounting and get you ready to enter the industry as an Accounting Support Officer.

Diploma of Accounting
If you enjoy mathematics, have an analytical mind and would like to work in the account profession then our Diploma of Accounting is for you. Accountants support their clients with regular monitoring, analysis, preparation of documents, reports and accounts and advice. Get qualified as an Assistant Accountant and start your rewarding career.

Bachelor of Accounting
Interested in sustainability and environmental practices? Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Accounting has been developed to meet the growing demand for business professionals with qualifications in the area of accounting and knowledge of sustainable business.

Master of Professional and Practising Accounting
Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into further learning or professional practice, with our CPA Australia and CCANZ accredited Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA).

Administration

Courses

Aged Care

Courses

Apprenticeships

Courses
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
Are you interested in carving a career in the thriving hospitality scene? Food is a necessity of life and people with skills in Commercial Cookery can work anywhere from the local pub to top international restaurants and hotels. If you want to gain skills in the culinary industry, our popular Certificate III in Commercial Cookery is the right choice for you.

Certificate III in Patisserie
Become the face behind those delectable cake shop and patissierie creations. Our Certificate III in Patisserie will develop creativity and passion for detail as you take the first step in your career as a pastry chef. If you are an Apprentice Pastry cook, or seeking a qualification, or if you simply want a career change, this course is for you.

Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined)
Improve and advance your baking skills with the Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined). If you have a passion for creative work as an artisan baker or pastry chef, you’ll thrive in this fast-paced, dynamic and rewarding industry.

Beauty

Courses

Bookkeeping

Courses
Certificate IV in Accounting
Every business, organisation and company uses accountants to process their financial information and demonstrate their performance. We give you comprehensive training in manual and computerised accounting and get you ready to enter the industry as an Accounting Support Officer.

Bachelor of Accounting
Interested in sustainability and environmental practices? Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Accounting has been developed to meet the growing demand for business professionals with qualifications in the area of accounting and knowledge of sustainable business.

Master of Professional and Practising Accounting
Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into further learning or professional practice, with our CPA Australia and CCANZ accredited Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA).

Business

Courses
Certificate IV in Accounting
Every business, organisation and company uses accountants to process their financial information and demonstrate their performance. We give you comprehensive training in manual and computerised accounting and get you ready to enter the industry as an Accounting Support Officer.

Diploma of Accounting
If you enjoy mathematics, have an analytical mind and would like to work in the account profession then our Diploma of Accounting is for you. Accountants support their clients with regular monitoring, analysis, preparation of documents, reports and accounts and advice. Get qualified as an Assistant Accountant and start your rewarding career.

Diploma of International Business
Are you interested in management roles within the international business sector? Grow your opportunities, learn from our industry-experienced teachers, and enrol in our Diploma of International Business. You’ll learn advanced skills in international trade and finance, market segmentation, international forecasting and strategic planning.

Diploma of Marketing and Communication
Learn the fundamentals of Marketing and Communications and be job-ready in six months with our Diploma of Marketing and Communication. Benefit from the course’s strong reputation in industry, gained through our emphasis on practical application of contemporary Marketing and Communications theory.

Bachelor of Accounting
Interested in sustainability and environmental practices? Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Accounting has been developed to meet the growing demand for business professionals with qualifications in the area of accounting and knowledge of sustainable business.

Bachelor of Business
Build your business acumen and graduate job-ready with our Bachelor of Business. Designed to meet the needs of industry and business for skilled and knowledgeable business professionals, the course enjoys strong support from industry and graduates are known as practical and solutions-oriented.

Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Australia offers world class training opportunities in hospitality management and our own Bachelor of Hospitality Management sets the standard. This degree will develop your leadership abilities and give you the practical industry skills and knowledge you need to manage businesses and facilities around the world.

Bachelor of Information Technology
Learn specialist skills to work in a range of exciting roles. A career in business-oriented information technology offers the potential for great financial reward and growth, yet also demands a wide range of skills and knowledge.

Bachelor of Music
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.

Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production
Our Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production is a music artist’s degree for emerging songwriters, composers and music producers, who will be taught as artists. Be part of something unique - nowhere else in Australia can you explore your musical, artistic career in this way and to degree level.

Master of Professional and Practising Accounting
Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into further learning or professional practice, with our CPA Australia and CCANZ accredited Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA).

Master of Creative Industries
We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries - enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.

Conservation and Land Management

Courses

Cookery – Patisserie – Bakery

Courses
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
Are you interested in carving a career in the thriving hospitality scene? Food is a necessity of life and people with skills in Commercial Cookery can work anywhere from the local pub to top international restaurants and hotels. If you want to gain skills in the culinary industry, our popular Certificate III in Commercial Cookery is the right choice for you.

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
Are you an aspiring head chef or restaurant owner? Our Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery provides the ingredients and techniques you need to cook up a tantalizing career.

Design

Courses
Certificate IV in Interior Decoration
Beautify, adorn and enhance your future with a Certificate IV in Interior Decoration. Establish your own interior design business or use your consulting skills for high-end clients in the fascinating world of interior decoration and design.

Certificate IV in Visual Arts
Extend and develop your creative practice – think about how to explore your research questions within the visual medium. Our Certificate IV in Visual Arts is a hands-on course in painting, drawing, illustration, printmaking, photo media and digital media. You can also use these skills to gain work in related fields such as advertising, marketing, design and teaching.

Diploma of Graphic Design
Design a bright future for yourself. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Graphic Design offers you hands-on practical skills integrated with design processes and theory. Gain a solid grounding for future employment and ensure your knowledge of the fundamentals of graphic design.

Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration
Become the architect of a colourful career with a Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration. Use your current interior design skills to place you into the world of commercial interior design. Work for large corporate clients and prestigious customers and unleash your creative flair into their world.

Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design
Guarantee your future with our Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design. This course has an excellent reputation in the graphic design industry, boasting real employment opportunities for graduates through our widespread industry networks.

Digital Media

Courses
Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games
Don't play around, make gaming your career! If you love digital interactivity and want to make a career of it, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Digital and Interactive Games provides the foundation to make your gaming dreams come true.

Education

Courses
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
If you would like to become a childcare room leader and are passionate about education then our highly regarded Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care will ensure you have the skills you need. This sector is growing and there is more demand for qualified professionals in this field.

Diploma of Tertiary Studies - Higher Education
Would you like to get into higher education studies, but don't have the necessary entry requirements? Develop your academic writing and research skills in a supportive environment with our Diploma of Tertiary Studies, a course specifically designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to succeed in higher education studies, setting you on the pathway towards gaining a bachelor degree.

Hairdressing

Courses
Certificate III in Hairdressing - Non-Apprenticeship
Establish your career in the creative industry of hairstyling and earn while you learn. Our popular Certificate III in Hairdressing will build on your interest in current hair styles and fast-track you to an exciting career as a fully qualified hair dresser. This is full-time course is offered to local and international students.

Diploma of Salon Management
Is your focus the business of hair? Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Salon Management will take your hairdressing and beauty experience to the next level by focusing on the skills associated with managing your own business.

Horticuture

Hospitality

Courses
Certificate III in Hospitality
If you have good interpersonal skills and enjoy working in busy environments then this course is for you. This could be your way to travel and earn funds along the way, or work your way into management positions.

Diploma of Hospitality Management
Unleash your leadership potential in Hospitality by developing strong practical skills, hands-on experience and excellent leadership capability. Our Diploma of Hospitality Management will equip you with all the skills required to gain a management position within this exciting and fast-growing industry.

Bachelor of Hospitality Management
Australia offers world class training opportunities in hospitality management and our own Bachelor of Hospitality Management sets the standard. This degree will develop your leadership abilities and give you the practical industry skills and knowledge you need to manage businesses and facilities around the world.

Illustration

Courses
Certificate IV in Visual Arts
Extend and develop your creative practice – think about how to explore your research questions within the visual medium. Our Certificate IV in Visual Arts is a hands-on course in painting, drawing, illustration, printmaking, photo media and digital media. You can also use these skills to gain work in related fields such as advertising, marketing, design and teaching.

Master of Creative Industries
We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries - enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.

Information Technology

Courses
Diploma of Information Technology
Get ahead in your Information Technology career with us. This general ICT course is designed to expose you to the diverse range of job roles within the industry and teaches the key elements of Information Technology.

Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology
Get ahead in the information technology industry with our Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology. Find your pathway to a rewarding career in consultancy, as a systems developer or programmer.

Bachelor of Information Technology
Learn specialist skills to work in a range of exciting roles. A career in business-oriented information technology offers the potential for great financial reward and growth, yet also demands a wide range of skills and knowledge.

International Trade

Courses
Diploma of International Business
Are you interested in management roles within the international business sector? Grow your opportunities, learn from our industry-experienced teachers, and enrol in our Diploma of International Business. You’ll learn advanced skills in international trade and finance, market segmentation, international forecasting and strategic planning.

Liberal Arts

Courses
Diploma of Tertiary Studies - Higher Education
Would you like to get into higher education studies, but don't have the necessary entry requirements? Develop your academic writing and research skills in a supportive environment with our Diploma of Tertiary Studies, a course specifically designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to succeed in higher education studies, setting you on the pathway towards gaining a bachelor degree.

Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering

Courses
Diploma of Engineering Technology - 1. Civil/Structural - 2. Mechanical Building Services (MEP) - 3. Mechanical Manufacturing
The Diploma of Engineering Technology is a blueprint for your engineering, drafting and design future and also makes up the first year of the Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology. Our multidisciplinary approach provides the opportunity to commence an Engineering program learning all essential basics before you specialise in one of three important streams - 1. Civil/Structural Engineering - 2. Mechanical Building Services (MEP) - 3. Mechanical Manufacturing

Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - 1. Civil/Structural - 2. Mechanical Building Services (MEP) - 3. Mechanical Manufacturing
The Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology is a blueprint for your engineering, drafting and design future. Our multidisciplinary approach provides the opportunity to commence an Engineering program learning all essential basics before you specialise in one of three important streams - 1. Civil/Structural Engineering - 2. Mechanical Building Services (MEP) - 3. Mechanical Manufacturing

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

Marketing

Courses
Diploma of Marketing and Communication
Learn the fundamentals of Marketing and Communications and be job-ready in six months with our Diploma of Marketing and Communication. Benefit from the course’s strong reputation in industry, gained through our emphasis on practical application of contemporary Marketing and Communications theory.

Massage

Courses

Music

Courses
Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance)
Tune in and transform your ebullient love of music into a toe-tapping career. Our Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance) will teach you about performance, musicianship, contemporary and commercial music, music technology, composing and business skills. You'll learn the fundamentals and decide what to specialise in.

Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance) - Part-time
Take the next step in creating the music you love by building your musicianship skills and knowledge. Transform your ebullient love of music into a toe-tapping career. Our Certificate IV in Music Industry emphasises performance and musicianship, where you’ll learn the fundamentals and decide what to specialise in.

Diploma of Music Industry (Performance)
Start your career in the music industry today. Enrol in our Diploma of Music Industry (Performance) where you'll learn the specialist skills you need for music performance. You can then work as an independent singer/songwriter, within a band or ensemble.

Diploma of Music Industry - Music Production
Start your career in the music industry. Enrol in our Diploma of Music Industry, with Music Production application, where you'll learn the specialist skills for sound production. You can then work as a professional composer, DJ, sound designer and sound producer in Melbourne's vibrant music scene.

Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance)
Tune your raw talents into polished performances. Our Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance Stream) will help you to prepare for your nights playing in Melbourne’s most exciting venues.

Associate Degree of Songwriting and Music Production
The Associate Degree of Songwriting and Music Production will see you well on the way to a Bachelor degree qualification as a music artist. The Associate Degree is for music artists, emerging songwriters, composers and music producers, who want to be taught as artists.

Bachelor of Music
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.

Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production
Our Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production is a music artist’s degree for emerging songwriters, composers and music producers, who will be taught as artists. Be part of something unique - nowhere else in Australia can you explore your musical, artistic career in this way and to degree level.

Master of Creative Industries
We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries - enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.

Photography

Courses
Certificate IV in Visual Arts
Extend and develop your creative practice – think about how to explore your research questions within the visual medium. Our Certificate IV in Visual Arts is a hands-on course in painting, drawing, illustration, printmaking, photo media and digital media. You can also use these skills to gain work in related fields such as advertising, marketing, design and teaching.

Professional Writing and Editing

Courses
Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing
Pick up your pen or laptop – write your future career. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing prepares you for a career in the publishing industries. Work hard to develop your writing, voice, tone, editing and print production skills. Get your work published and immerse yourself within the literary world.

Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing
Be bold and brilliant - Write the next chapter of your career by completing Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing. Develop your writing skills and publish your work.

Sound Production

Courses
Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production) - Sound Production
Can you hear us? Melbourne Polytechnic can help you start a career in Sound Production with our Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production stream). It's the best place to start developing your knowledge and skills in this exciting field

Diploma of Music Industry - Music Production
Start your career in the music industry. Enrol in our Diploma of Music Industry, with Music Production application, where you'll learn the specialist skills for sound production. You can then work as a professional composer, DJ, sound designer and sound producer in Melbourne's vibrant music scene.

Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production
Our Bachelor of Songwriting and Music Production is a music artist’s degree for emerging songwriters, composers and music producers, who will be taught as artists. Be part of something unique - nowhere else in Australia can you explore your musical, artistic career in this way and to degree level.

Master of Creative Industries
We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries - enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.

Sustainability

Courses
Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
Manage your building career with our Diploma of Building and Construction (Building). You’ve got the hands-on experience, so take your career to the next level and manage a commercial or domestic building site with your leadership.

Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration
Become the architect of a colourful career with a Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration. Use your current interior design skills to place you into the world of commercial interior design. Work for large corporate clients and prestigious customers and unleash your creative flair into their world.

Bachelor of Accounting
Interested in sustainability and environmental practices? Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of Accounting has been developed to meet the growing demand for business professionals with qualifications in the area of accounting and knowledge of sustainable business.

Tourism and Events

Courses
Certificate III in Events
Launch your events management career with a Certificate III in Events and gain the required skills and knowledge to capitalise on the growing number of international trade shows, festivals, conferences and events across the Asia-Pacific.

Certificate III in Travel
Pack your bags for a career adventure and enrol in our Certificate III in Travel. You’ll have the best seat for capitalising on the coming wave of regional integration across the Asia-Pacific.

Diploma of Event Management
Do you see yourself coordinating a music festival, organising a dynamic corporate event or starting your own wedding planning business? Our Diploma of Events will see you develop the strong and practical organisational skills essential for a career in the fast-paced and dynamic events management industry.

Visual Art

Courses
Certificate III in Hairdressing - Non-Apprenticeship
Establish your career in the creative industry of hairstyling and earn while you learn. Our popular Certificate III in Hairdressing will build on your interest in current hair styles and fast-track you to an exciting career as a fully qualified hair dresser. This is full-time course is offered to local and international students.

Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing
Pick up your pen or laptop – write your future career. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing prepares you for a career in the publishing industries. Work hard to develop your writing, voice, tone, editing and print production skills. Get your work published and immerse yourself within the literary world.

Certificate IV in Visual Arts
Extend and develop your creative practice – think about how to explore your research questions within the visual medium. Our Certificate IV in Visual Arts is a hands-on course in painting, drawing, illustration, printmaking, photo media and digital media. You can also use these skills to gain work in related fields such as advertising, marketing, design and teaching.

Diploma of Graphic Design
Design a bright future for yourself. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Graphic Design offers you hands-on practical skills integrated with design processes and theory. Gain a solid grounding for future employment and ensure your knowledge of the fundamentals of graphic design.

Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing
Be bold and brilliant - Write the next chapter of your career by completing Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing. Develop your writing skills and publish your work.

Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design
Guarantee your future with our Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design. This course has an excellent reputation in the graphic design industry, boasting real employment opportunities for graduates through our widespread industry networks.

Master of Creative Industries
We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries - enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.

Writing, Publishing and Editing

Courses
Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing
Pick up your pen or laptop – write your future career. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing prepares you for a career in the publishing industries. Work hard to develop your writing, voice, tone, editing and print production skills. Get your work published and immerse yourself within the literary world.

Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing
Be bold and brilliant - Write the next chapter of your career by completing Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing. Develop your writing skills and publish your work.

Master of Creative Industries
We are pleased to introduce our latest post-graduate course - the Master of Creative Industries (MCI). The MCI aims to strengthen your knowledge of applied creative research, critical thinking and to extend your practice. These skills are vital to succeed within the competitive creative industries - enrol with us to get ahead, and stay ahead.



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