Academies Australasia Polytechnic

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A provider delivering the University of Ballarat's (UB's) undergraduate and postgraduate programs in commerce, business and management in the heart of Melbourne city. This arrangement started in 2005.

About Us

Academies Australasia Polytechnic delivers quality programs that provide a first-class learning experience, ensuring students have the opportunity to attain full intellectual and personal development, together with career enhancement. We offer a world-standard learning experience whether you are interested in running your own business or being part of a major corporation, leading towards an internationally recognised qualification.

UB rated five stars in the Australian Good Universities Guide
UB has been rated five stars for the third consecutive year in Australia's The Good Universities Guide for 'Teaching quality'.

Our institution is located in the Melbourne CBD, one of the world's greatest cities. The campus is within easy reach of major libraries, cafes, clubs and bookshops.

Smaller class sizes
We offer smaller classes so you will not be lost in the crowd. Every student feels welcome and is part of a lively team focused on results.

Free English support
During the semester international students needing extra support with their English language can enrol in free general English classes. Students in their final year of a two-year program are eligible to apply for five free IELTS sessions to assist them in achieving IELTS band 7.

Student Services

Student Support
Academies Australasia Polytechnic ensures every aspect of your arrival and stay in Australia is trouble free. Welfare and academic counselling are available to students.

Every new student receives a detailed orientation program. This includes information about studying in Australia, Academies Australasia Polytechnic policies and expectations, relevant Australian regulations, transport, health, banking, postal services and available recreational activities.

We provide free advice on locating appropriate and convenient homestays, rental accommodation and temporary short-term lodging such as hostels, dormitories or serviced apartments.


View all Academies Australasia Polytechnic courses

Fast-track your studies
We offer three semesters a year for Higher Education in March, July and November. Students can fast-track their studies by completing:

  • a three-year bachelor degree in two years
  • a two-year MBA/master of commerce program in 18 months
  • an 1.5-year MBA in 12 months.

Student Scholarships
Scholarships of up to AUD$1000 are available for our high achievers each year.

University of Ballarat Programs delivered at Academies Australasia Polytechnic:

Undergraduate programs

  • bachelor of business
  • bachelor of business (marketing)
  • bachelor of commerce
  • bachelor of commerce (accounting)
  • bachelor of management
  • bachelor of management (human resource management)

Postgraduate programs

  • graduate certificate of commerce
  • graduate certificate of management
  • graduate diploma of commerce
  • graduate diploma of management
  • master of business administration
  • master of business administration (international management)
  • master of professional accounting
  • master of commerce (professional accounting)



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