Academy of Information Technology

Studying at the Academy of Information Technology

Are you ready to unleash your creativity and forge a career you’ll love in film, games, digital design or IT? Come play at AIT, where you’ll be surrounded by like-minded creatives, make lifelong friends, be encouraged to explore your creativity freely, and be fully supported to realise your full potential.

Our classes and workshops are small, so we can deliver customised tuition based on your level of skill and experience. Learn how to master the tools of your craft through our hands-on practical approach to learning. We complement theory with a strong emphasis on applied and practical learning, so you’re better prepared for the career of your dreams.

Advanced equipment and an inspiring learning culture make our learning experience unlike any other. We are quick to capture and adapt to the ever-evolving industry trends to ensure that our students have a competitive advantage with the latest knowledge and practical skills that are desired in industry.

AIT has a wide-range of lecture theatres, computer labs, classrooms, and special purpose venues. Dedicated student libraries and creative makerspace areas give students the room to collaborate and share ideas.

In a world where it’s not just about what you know but who you know, we’ll connect you to the best in the business to help you land the job of your dreams. Whether it’s through internships, mastertalks, industry events or awards, come and share who we know.

What are you waiting for? Come find yourself at AIT.

Student profile

Visit ait.edu.au/courses.

Where to get further information

Visit ait.edu.au, email info@ait.edu.au or call (02) 9211 8399.

How to apply

Apply online directly to AIT at ait.edu.au. Do not apply through UAC.

Courses offered

View Academy of Information Technology courses:

Undergraduate

Get in touch

tel: (02) 9211 8399 

email: info@ait.edu.au

website: ait.edu.au 

Admission criteria

Entry requirements include one or more of the following criteria:

Bachelor courses
  • Completion of Year 12 or equivalent, or
  • Certificate IV, VET Diploma or Higher Education Diploma (completion), or
  • Completion of one year of full-time study in a degree course at a higher education provider, or
  • Admission via non-academic criteria may include demonstrated interest or experience in relevant fields or work. Students may be asked to demonstrate this through a short written piece, interview and or portfolio.
Diploma courses
  • Completion of Year 12 or equivalent, or
  • Certificate IV, VET Diploma or Higher Education Diploma (completion), or
  • Completion of one year of full time study in a degree course at a higher education provider, or
  • Admission via non-academic criteria may include demonstrated interest or experience in relevant fields or work. Students may be asked to demonstrate this through a short written piece, interview and or portfolio.
English language requirements
  • International students from non-native English speaking countries require evidence of IELTS score 5.5 or equivalent for diploma qualifications or IELTS score 6.0 or equivalent for bachelor qualifications.
  • Successful completion of senior high school equivalent to NSW Year 12. A minimum level of achievement is expected for direct entry into a bachelor degree.
Enrolment

You will receive information about acceptance and enrolment procedures with your letter of offer.

Fees and charges

All students must pay the tuition fee for the course. For more information, read the specific information in the course descriptions below and visit ait.edu.au.

Financial assistance

All AIT’s courses are FEE-HELP approved, which means eligible domestic students in approved courses will be able to access FEE-HELP loans to cover their tuition fees. For more information on FEE-HELP, visit the Study Assist website.

Scholarships

AIT also provides students with various opportunities throughout their study term to apply for scholarships. There are two scholarships available – for new undergraduates and students commencing their studies into year 2 and 3 of the bachelor.

Student and campus services

We are proud of our friendly and multicultural environment, and our ability to make our students feel at home on campus. By caring for the wellbeing of our students, we encourage students to focus on their studies and be part of the creative bubble. Our student council is comprised of enthusiastic student volunteers who organise a range of interest-based activities and clubs.

AIT has a wide range of lecture theatres, computer labs, classrooms and special purpose venues. In addition, there are many collaboration and leisure areas for students to work on team projects, share ideas or relax between classes.

Features include:

  • a multitude of computer labs with the latest multimedia workstations and software
  • lecture theatres with networked instructional PCs and data projection
  • purpose-built Mac-lab facilities
  • a range of general-purpose classrooms
  • a dedicated green screen room
  • large agoras for student gatherings
  • a dedicated library with a broad range of e-book titles that are available on- or off-campus, 24/7.
Accommodation

There is no accommodation available on campus. Most students in Sydney and Melbourne live locally with family, use homestay accommodation or rent share accommodation. AIT can direct students to appropriate accommodation nearby.