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Perth Institute of Business and Technology (PIBT)

Flag of Australia Western Australia, Australia
School ID: SI610008
Rank: 13,581
* Webometrics Ranking of World Universities
Applied number: 100

PIBT provides fast-track university pathway into one of Australia’s best institutions.

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  • Tuition and other fees
  • Life experience
  • Job opportunities
  • Ability to settle


General description

Perth Institute of Business and Technology (PIBT) is a modern and dynamic educational institution providing high quality courses, at pre-University and University levels, in an environment which encourages students to achieve excellence in their studies. Since its inception (1994) as the leading pathway option to Edith Cowan University, thousands of Australian and International students have successfully completed their Bachelor degrees, with many progressing further to complete Masters and PhD programs.

PIBT provides Diploma courses in the areas of Business, Hotel Management, Computer and IT, Communication, Science, including Engineering and Nursing which lead into the 2nd Year of the respective Degree courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU). A three-semester system allows students to fast-track their study and completes most courses in 8 months.

Quality teaching, outstanding facilities and academic and welfare support services for all students are central to the Institute's educational philosophy. PIBT is fully committed to ensuring that all students have the opportunity to maximise their full study potential and to achieve the best possible outcomes. PIBT staff have considerable experience in education, both internationally and locally, and are committed to helping our students achieve success. Academic staff are fully qualified with university teaching experience.

The Institute is located on the Mt Lawley Campus of ECU, approximately 5km from the CBD of Perth and is accessible by public transport.


Alternative pathway into Edith Cowan University’s undergraduate degrees. PIBT’s fast-track Diploma courses are based on the ECU curriculum, and are equivalent to the first year of an ECU bachelor degree.

  • Fast-track your university pathway into one of Australia’s best institutions.
  • Complete your Bachelor degree in 2.5* years (*some conditions apply, e.g. Nursing pathway).
  • Small class sizes mean you get more personalised attention from lecturers.
  • Fantastic locations with some of the most modern and up-to-date facilities on-campus.
  • PIBT provides you with a solid foundation to a degree that enables you to be job-ready and career-focused.
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Av cost of tuition/trimester AUD$ 8,000
Cost of living/Year AUD$ 19,500
Application fee AUD$ 220
Estimated Total/Year AUD$ 37,720

Main majors

  • Commerce
  • Communications and Creative Industries
  • Hotel Management
  • Science (Engineering Studies)


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