In being one of Murdoch University’s Preferred Pathway Partners to offer both English and Academic programs, you will have the flexibility to choose the right pathway that suits your needs and receive a Packaged Letter of Offer with Murdoch University.

Phoenix Academy is consistently highly rated by its students for providing the best quality service, guidance and support on an academic pathway. Their friendly and welcoming staff are committed to ensuring you maximise your learning experience and achieve your study goals both at Phoenix and Murdoch University. Phoenix pathway programs provide access to directly enter first or second year degree programs at Murdoch University.

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Designed to ensure you succeed in a tertiary study environment, Phoenix Academy’s Academic English Program (AEP) course will develop your confidence and competence in key study skills in an academic context. On completion of all AEP course requirements you are eligible for direct entry at either an undergraduate or postgraduate course with no IELTS test required at Murdoch University (some course exclusions may apply).

Murdoch also accepts the internet-based Phoenix English Proficiency Test (iPEPT) for direct entry into our courses for all 2021 intakes.

For more information, download the PDF or visit the website to register for the test.


The Phoenix Academy University Preparation (Certificate IV in Business) Course provides you with a bridge between previous academic studies and the academic requirements for entry to first year university, or to a Diploma of Business. If you don’t quite meet the academic entry requirements of your chosen Murdoch Bachelor degree, studying a Certificate IV in Business.

On successful completion of the program, students are eligible for direct entry to first year Business and Commerce studies at Murdoch University, or to Phoenix Academy's Diploma of Business (University Pathway) or Diploma of Business (Work Ready).


The Phoenix Diploma of Business course enables you a direct entry pathway to second year university. On successful completion of the Diploma of Business, you can transfer to the relevant undergraduate degree program with up to a year of advanced standing (credit) at Murdoch University. Learn more about your credit eligibility with Phoenix Academy.

Successful completion of the Diploma of Business also meets Murdoch’s English language entry conditions, which means you don’t need an IELTS result.

The Phoenix Advantage

  • High success rate
  • Flexible learning delivery through Phoenix’s Student Portal (LMS)
  • Online learning options
  • Small class sizes – individual attention
  • Caring and committed staff
  • International classes with over 30 nationalities.

CRICOS Provider Code: 00066D RTO Number: 50030

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Ready to start your university journey? Visit Phoenix Academy’s website to learn more.

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