ASIA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE ( APIC )

Asia Pacific International College

Asia Pacific International College (APIC) is an Australian Higher Education Institution offering undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in Melbourne and Sydney. APIC differs from more traditional universities as it is focused on research, development and the extension of transformative learning. APIC is a world leader in this field. Business and industry nowadays frequently experience turmoil and disruptive change, and under such conditions the traditional model of management is largely ineffective. New thinking is needed and APIC is leading the way. APIC operates on the basis of modern management principles, blending entrepreneurship with speed, openness, flexibility, and forward thinking.

APIC MBA

College location

APIC’s campus is located in Regent Street, Chippendale, in Sydney; and Lonsdale Street in Melbourne’s Central Business District. In both Sydney and Melbourne, the camous is only a few minutes’ walk from the Central Train Station and bus stops. The campuses are surrounded by cafes, food courts, banks, parks, shopping malls, and cultural attractions. Sydney and Melbourne are well connected by train, bus or taxi, and also trams in Melbourne.

Why Choose APIC?

There are many institutions of higher education nationally and internationally, so why should you choose APIC? The answer is simple, no other institution offers the opportunities that APIC provides to help students realise their talent and achieve their goals. We are not a mass education institution. We are about individuals and their preparation to enter and succeed in the world of business and industry. We invest twice as much time and effort as that of a typical higher education institution in order to build our students’ capabilities to thrive in today’s fast paced globalised world. With APIC you do not engage in endless theoretical pondering but learn to be a self-directed professional, confident and competent in engaging with projects and initiatives on a local and regional scale. By completing one of our graduate programs and acquiring competence, you should be able to contribute to projects and organisations effectively straight after your graduation. This is because you would be learning the art and science of management on real life projects and organisations applying a project-based learning model under highly qualified and experienced academics and industry experts.

 Our programs are:
  • CUSTOMISED. We tailor our programs to fit students needs and aspirations.
  • FLEXIBLE. Study online and/or on campus, flexibly. Vary your study load to suit your commitments.
  • HOLISTIC. Shifting the level of thinking from operational to holistic systems’ thinking leading to the acquisition of real life competencies and new perspectives.
  • EXPERIENTIAL & REFLECTIVE LEARNING. Develop cognitive abilities and critical thinking through working with real life projects and organisations.
  • QUALITY. We pride ourselves on the academic rigour of our programs. Learn from high profile professors and industry experts, who will work closely with you on projects and assignments.
  • ACCREDITED. Our programs are rigorously reviewed and accredited by the Australian National Regulator (TEQSA), and also accredited or endorsed by the relevant professional bodies and external assessment authorities. The College is formally registered by the Australian Government to provide award courses to international students. APIC’s courses are approved by the Department of Human Resources of the Australian Government for students in the State of New South Wales and the ACT.
  • RELEVANT. Courses are thoroughly reviewed by industry experts and renowned academics to ensure they remain relevant and abreast of all developments in the field. APIC allows students to select from four industry streams at the time of enrolment to ensure that programs are tailored to individual needs.
  • RECOMMENDED. High student satisfaction levels. Our programs are designed to give students management knowledge and skills for success in an age of complexity and change.

Accreditation

Asia Pacific International College (APIC) is a fully accredited and recognised Higher Education Provider. APIC is included in the National Register of Higher Education Providers by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) in Australia (Provider Identification Number: PRV12007). This means:

  • APIC courses meet the course accreditation requirements of  the respective Standards applied by TEQSA and registered under CRICOS system (CRICOS Code: 03048D).
  • APIC courses are of the same level in terms of recognition as those leading to a similar award in an Australian university.
  • APIC library resources, academic and support staff (and their qualifications), campus facilities, systems and support services are assessed as fully meeting the educational needs of students and other stakeholders.
  • APIC courses fully conform with the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
  • APIC’s MBA and MBPM degrees meet the requirements of the post study visa granted by DIBP that entitles the recipient to work full time for 2 years in Australia.
APIC is also endorsed or accredited by the following professional bodies:
  • AIPM (Australian Institute of Project Management) This means completion of any of the APIC units of study or even a short course in Project Management qualify the student for 20 CPD units of AIPM. Graduates of the MBPM are eligible to apply for certification as a Certified Practicing Project Practitioner (CPPP) under AIPM’s RegPM program. As soon as graduates apply for AIPM membership and pay their membership fees they can apply for RegPM Certification at ‘’Certified Practicing Project Practitioner’’ (CPPP) level. Their  application fee for the RegPM will be waived and they will automatically be given CPPP certification.
  • PMI (Project Management Institute) This means that completion of any of the APIC units of study or even a short course in Project Management entitles the student to 30 PDUs of PMI (conditions apply).
  • AHRI (Australian Human Resources Institute) This means that MBA graduates who major in Human Resources Management are entitled to corporate membership of the Australian Human Resources Institute, Australia’s peak professional body in Human Resources field.
  • APIC is a member of ACPET (Australian Council for Private Education and Training). International students who study an APIC’s course are protected under Australian Tuition Protection Scheme. Australian students are covered by the Australian Tuition Assurance scheme run by ACPET.

Facilities

Melbourne Campus

  • 3 fully equipped classrooms each with projectors and computers.
  • 2 lecture theatres each with projectors and computers.
  • Fully integrated computers in each lecture room.
  • Wi-Fi throughout the campus.
  • 2 computer laboratories.
  • A library.
  • Student lounge with kitchen.
  • Staff kitchen/staff room.
  • 1 meeting room.
  • 6 staff offices.

Sydney Campus

  • 11 fully equipped classrooms each with a projector and computer and capacity to accommodate over 600 students.
  • A fully air-conditioned library/reading area with fourteen computers and full access to the Internet.  The library holds a selection of textbooks and other learning resources that supplements the online library resources and provides a comfortable space for students to study.
  • A sole purpose computer laboratory.
  • 2 meeting rooms.
  • 9 staff offices/work areas.
  • 1 student breakout area with kitchen facilities.
  • 2 outdoor terraces with BBQ facilities.
  • Staff kitchen/staff room.
  • Fully integrated computers in each lecture room.
  • Wi-Fi throughout the campus.
  • Laptop mobile trolley with 30 laptops.

Online Learning System

APIC provides the following learning resources and support systems online:

  • e-Library
  • Access to online database (EBSCO Business Premier)
  • Online Learning System (OLS).
  • Competency Assessment Tool (CAT).
  • Learning and Development Planner (L&D Planner).
  • Project/Program Health Check

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