3. Admissions

Postgraduate Education Courses Offered

The National Institute offers the following courses


Admissions Criteria

All prospective students should be a graduate of a four-year Bachelor's degree in education or equivalent, or the equivalent degree and a Diploma or Certificate in Education. OR

Be a graduate of an AQF Level 8 or above postgraduate degree.


International students must show results of the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) of 7.0, with a score of not less than 6.5 in any of the four skill areas, or equivalent.


NOTE: It is possible to commence study through the Graduate Certificate of Education (Leadership) having completed a bachelor’s degree in any field plus two years professional experience relevant to the field of Education. This is particularly useful for Board members or others who are assisting in leadership of their school. Upon completion of the 4 core subjects, you may transfer into the MEd(L).


Application Procedure

Applicants should complete the Online Application Form through the National Institute Enrolment Portal at: www.people.nice.edu.au.

The following supporting documents should be sent to: admin@nice.edu.au.

- Academic transcripts

- Proof of Citizenship (or national Identification)

- Pastoral and professional referees (for non-CEN school employees)

Please consult the Alphacrucis Academic Handbook Admissions section for further information on:

  • Alphacrucis Admission Policy
  • Admission Policy Withdrawal of Offer to Study by AC
  • Higher Education Provisional Entry Policy
  • Provider Default
  • Student Card Application Form