Crown Institute of Higher Education

Crown Institute of Higher Education

Crown Institute of Higher Education (CIHE) has a long-term vision to become a provider of choice for students who wish to gain premium industry-infused education in Accounting, Business Entrepreneurship, Information Technology.

We provide an engaging and supportive educational environment, committed to fostering an outstanding learning and teaching environment. A learning environment that actively engages students in their studies and the interpersonal contexts of learning that supports them throughout their time at CIHE.

The Crown Institute of Higher Education campuses are located in North Sydney, Sydney CBD and Canberra. They are designed to engage students in their educational experience and opportunity for them working together. Our student classroom sizes are small and personalized, so you can connect with your fellow students and lecturers/teachers. The CIHE campus has a suite of fully equipped classrooms designed for small group engaged learning. There are well equipped areas for personal or group study and lots of opportunities to interact with staff and your fellow students online.

How to apply

Application for admission should be made directly to Crown Institute of Higher Education.

CRICOS provider number: 03744B
TEQSA provider ID: PRV14301

All students must be 18 years of age or over at the time that they commence the course for which they have applied.

  • ATAR of 50
  • satisfactory completion of an accredited Tertiary Preparation Program or a Foundation Year Program offered by an Australian university that would enable students to gain entry to an Australian university, or
  • satisfactory completion of one year of accredited full-time study at a registered institute of tertiary education at AQF level 4 or above, or
  • admission to candidature for an undergraduate degree at an Australian University.

Applicants with work and life experience

Mature age or post school students must provide evidence of one of the following to demonstrate they have
successfully met the educational entry requirements:

  • Mature age entry by Special Tertiary Admission Test (administered by UAC); or
  • Post school entry by successful completion of Certificate IV in Foundation Studies.

Applications from students with alternative qualifications will be assessed on a case by case basis.

For more information, contact the CIHE.

Recognition of prior learning

Crown Institute of Higher Education (CIHE) grants credit towards a course of study on the basis of prior learning, whether from formal studies or professional work experience to ensure that students commence study at a level appropriate to their prior learning experiences so that they are not required to repeat prior learning. For more information, see CIHE’s Credit For Prior Learning Policy.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Special entry arrangements are available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders students. Selection is also based on factors including previous life, education and work experience.

Contact the us at for further guidance.

English language proficiency

English proficiency can be demonstrated by providing proof of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall test result of 6.0 (no band lower than 5.5 and writing at 6 or above) or equivalent English language test such as TOEFL or PTE.

Other acceptable evidence of English proficiency includes:

  • completion of secondary education/undergraduate degree via the medium of English; or
  • successful completion of Year 12 secondary schooling in Australia (minimum of 1 school year to be completed in Australia within the last 2 years); or
  • successful completion of an Australian qualification recognised as at least AQF Certificate IV (minimum period of study of 1 school year within the last 2 years); or
  • successful completion of a Tertiary Studies Foundation Program (minimum period of study of 1 school year).

To enrol in CIHE course, applicants must receive and accept offer letter email from CIHE Admission Team.

Any academic credit granted will be stated in the letter of offer provided. Tuition fees and course length will be adjusted.

For new students wishing to defer their course will be required to submit a deferral form, stating the reasons for this request together with any available evidence. This application will be assessed by the Registrar. Students will be notified by email within 10 days.


Students are able to defer their offer to study at AIM for up to 12 months from the date of their audition / digital portfolio submission / interview. Chat to our Student Recruitment team for further information about your specific circumstances.

Fees and charges

For all information about fees and charges visit the CIHE website..

Students can apply for FEE-HELP, CIHE Scholarships or be set up on CIHE interest free payment plans to cover the cost of course fees. To find out more information, contact

Study support

We provide on-campus one-on-one and workshop-based language and learning support.

Are you having difficulties with your studies? We’re here to help.

​Your Course Coordinator can help with all sorts of things from the structure of the course or unit and your progress to assessment issues. You can email Bachelor of Accounting Course Coordinator and email Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Course Coordinator.

​The Language and Learning Advisor will provide one-on-one support in language and study skills and can let you know about workshops designed to help you with key study and language, writing and numeracy skills. Some of these workshops are specifically designed to assist you in developing skills to complete assessments.

​The Library Support Officer can help you with finding references, using the library catalogue and databases and with referencing. You can contact the Library Services officer.

​In support of indigenous education and in recognition of the need for the development and maintenance of innovative and flexible practices, CIHE will be committed to the provision of additional resources to support Indigenous education when needed.

General information for Crown Institute of Higher Education

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Sydney 116 Pacific Highway, North Sydney,
NSW, 2060


1300 171 094

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