Step 1. Check admission requirements
Each Box Hill Institute course has its own entry requirements. Each course listing in this guide provides you with details on eligibility, selection criteria, study mode and how to apply.
Completion of secondary studies equivalent to Australian Year 12 is generally required for admissions to most courses at Box Hill Institute. Some Certificate courses may be entered after completion of secondary education at year 11/10. Special entry for mature aged students is also available and will be considered on the basis of past secondary study, employment skills or work experience.
English Language Requirements
All Box Hill Institute courses have specified English language requirements.
If needed, you can undertake our English language intensive courses for overseas students (ELICOS) which is designed specifically for students intending to study at Box Hill Institute.
For more information regarding English Language Requirements, please see table below.
Additional Admission Requirements
Some courses may have additional entry requirements, e.g. presentation of a portfolio of designs for Fashion, Design and Art courses, or an audition tape or DVD for Creative Industries courses.
Computer literacy is recommended for all courses as computer use may be expected for researching and writing assignments. For more information, please see courses for International Students
Before you apply, please check that you understand the Requirements of Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE)/Genuine Student (GS) status and overall compliance with the student visa conditions.
Please visit the Department of Home Affairs website for visa application process and eligibility criteria under the Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF).