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Before you apply, please ensure you understand our Application Process.

If you are an overseas student currently in Australia completing Year 12 or the International Baccalaureate Diploma program and seeking to enrol at the Academy, please follow steps 1 and 2 below. All other overseas applicants please go directly to step 2.

  1. Apply through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) according to the instructions on the VTAC website www.vtac.edu.au or in the VTAC Guide, available from VTAC. Details of the Academy's courses are published on the VTAC website or in the guide. The Academy course codes to be used in the VTAC application are also shown in our Fees table.
  2. Download and read the 'How to Apply' information sheet at the bottom of this page. Please also make sure you are aware of the student fees and the Academy’s Policy on Tuition Fee Refunds - Overseas Students. Then download and complete the Application form at the bottom of this page, and return it to the Academy.

(Please note that the Academy requires international students to have an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent, in line with Australian visa regulations.)



Important Dates

  • VTAC applicants should check the latest VTAC Guide or the VTAC website for details of application closing dates and offer dates.
  • Direct applicants should check with the Academy by phoning +61 3 9676 9000 / +61 3 9676 9000 or emailing admissions@academyofdesign.edu.au

Change of Preference

Applicants considering an application to the Academy via Change of Preference notice should contact the Admissions Office by phoning +61 3 9676 9000 / +61 3 9676 9000  or emailing admissions@academyofdesign.edu.au

Check the VTAC Guide 2015 or the VTAC website www.vtac.edu.au for the exact change of preference dates.



Applications are currently being accepted for 2017 Entry

Direct Applicants

Direct applications are now open for 2017 entry:

  1. Download the Direct Applicant / VTAC Supplementary form , fill it out and return it to the Academy.*
  2. We will contact you shortly to progress your application.

The following information is for Domestic applicants. If you are an International applicant, please click here.


Before you apply, please ensure you understand our Application Process.


VTAC Applicants

  1. Click here to apply through VTAC
  2. Download the Direct Applicant / VTAC Supplementary form - Domestic Student or the VTAC Supplementary Form - International Student, complete and return it to the Academy following the instructions found on the form.*
  3. We will contact you shortly to progress your application.

* If you are unable to download or print the form, please phone the Admissions Officer on (03) 9676 9000 or send an Information Request.