Faculty of Art and Architecture

Level 3, 446 Collins Street Melbourne 3000

About OPIE

Oceania Polytechnic Institute of education (OPIE) is a private tertiary institute in Victoria. It specializes in the fields of Art, Architecture, The Built Environment and Design. Oceania Polytechnic was founded in Melbourne in 1988 with the aim of producing graduates of International standard who are leaders within their profession. The uniquely structured courses, internationally qualified teaching staff and individual attention given to each student provide a creative environment of the highest standard for the education of individuals who are seeking a career in:

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Interior Decoration
  • Building Drafting
  • Building Design
  • Interior Decoration and Design

Our teaching staff are highly qualified professionals, academics and practitioners with teaching experience in universities and tertiary institutions in Australia and overseas. We boast a low student to teacher ratio which allows coursework to be conducted in friendly and fertile studio environments, promoting inquiry, creativity essential to successful practice. OPIE is located within the Melbourne CBD, within walking distance to public transport, cafes, health clubs, student accommodation and many more facilities. OPIE promotes student enjoyment of studying to obtain a professional qualification with practical experience.

We welcome Local and Interstate students as well as International students. We strive to make all students feel welcome and have programmes in place to assist in the transition to studying and living in Melbourne.

Our graduates are highly employable and are recognised throughout industry and the profession as skilled and well prepared practitioners.

We hope to see you advancing your education at OPIE.

Prof. Nicodemos Charalambous

Head of Oceania Polytechnic


  • Course update at Oceania Polytechnic
  • Posted. (20/12/2013)
  • The following courses have just been
    added to our Scope:
  • Local Students:
  • CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design
  • International Students:
  • LMF40408 Certificate IV...
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Oceania Polytechnic Institute of Education Pty Ltd.

  • Level 3, 446 Collins Street,
  • Melbourne Vic. 3000 Australia
  • Tel. +613) 9663 3129
  • Email. info@opie.vic.edu.au

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