PIBT @ a glance


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.


  1. Fast-track your university pathway into one of Australia's best institutions.
  2. Complete your Bachelor degree in 2.5* years (*some conditions apply, e.g. Nursing pathway).
  3. Small class sizes mean you get more personalised attention from lecturers.
  4. Fantastic locations with some of the most modern and up-to-date facilities on-campus.
  5. PIBT provides you with a solid foundation to a degree that enables you to be job-ready and career-focused.


PIBT delivers courses on both the ECU Mount Lawley and Joondalup campuses.


Start in: February, June or October.


Approximately 700 Australian and International students from all over the world.


Why PIBT? (international)

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Why PIBT? (Australian)

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Welcome to PIBT - Your Fast-Track Pathway to University!

At PIBT we are passionate about student satisfaction, the quality of our education, and the quality of the overall learning experience our students receive. PIBT has built its enviable reputation by delivering high quality university pathway programs, allowing you to start your degree with confidence. PIBT is a great starting point to ensuring that you have a successful and smooth transition to university.

We are proud to offer our courses using Edith Cowan University's curriculum, classrooms, library, and student support facilities. PIBT has one of the widest range of study options available, from providing studies at the Pre-University level (Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation Program), fast-track Diploma courses in many disciplinary areas, as well as having a solid reputation for its English language courses which are available for long or short-term study.

Whether you want to get into university but didn't get the required entrance score you needed, or you would like to study in an environment where small classes with a high level of student-to-teacher interaction will give you the academic support you need, we have a wide range of options to get you on the right path.

Our innovative fast-track pathway also means that you can complete your Diploma in 8 months and complete your entire degree in as little as 2.5 years.

PIBT is on hand to help you achieve your goals in a quality focused, culturally rich, and time effective environment and providing you with first-class education. I look forward to personally welcoming you to PIBT soon.

Malcolm Baigent
College Director and Principal

How To Find Us

PIBT is located on campus at the ECU Mt Lawley campus as well as the Joondalup campus.

Mount Lawley:

Edith Cowan University
Building 10
2 Bradford Street
Mount Lawley 6050 WA

Telephone: (618) 6279 1197

Facsimile: (618) 6279 1111

Email: info@pibt.wa.edu.au

If you're currently in Perth, why not make an appointment to come in and see us. PIBT staff are very friendly and approachable and would be delighted to show you around.

Joondalup Campus:

Edith Cowan University
Building 31
Joondalup Campus
270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup 6027 WA

Telephone: (618) 6279 1100

Facsimile: (618) 6279 1111

Email: info@pibt.wa.edu.au


Who will I study with?

Hollie Tran

What are you studying at PIBT?

Diploma of Hotel Management

Favourite thing about PIBT?

Friendly staff

Who will teach me?

Rachel Mahncke

What do you teach?

Diploma of Computing & IT

What do you like most about it?

I enjoy the subjects I teach.

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