The institute is committed to delivering quality higher education in international business and law studies leading to careers in law, accounting, business, and other professional areas in the public and private, domestic and international sectors.
Incepted in 2001, Top Education Institute (TOP) has built an impressive reputation in the educational sector. The institute is known for its specialization in business and accounting degrees through the Sydney City School of Business, and law degrees through the Sydney City School of Law. Students not only from Australia but from across the oceans come to TOP to pursue their higher education studies, thus making TOP a diverse student community. Faculties of TOP are its real strength who possesses strong academics from renowned Australian and international universities.
The two schools of Business and Law encourage and nurture independent and critical thought. Their advanced curriculum, integrated classroom learning and interaction with industry specialists offer students a course of international repute, preparing them for future challenging roles.
Advanced Academic Programs
The institute offers wide range of advanced academic programs to students for their career enhancements. Some of the notable undergraduate programs are: Bachelor of Laws, Diploma of Business, Diploma of Applied Finance and Accounting, Bachelor of International Business, Bachelor of Applied Finance and Accounting. Postgraduate programs are: Graduate Certificate in Accounting, Graduate Certificate in Business Management, Graduate Certificate in Business Research, Graduate Diploma of Accounting, Graduate Diploma of International Business, Graduate Diploma of Marketing and Public Relations, Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Professional Accounting and Business, Master of International Business, Master of Marketing and Public Relations, Master of Accounting Practice, Master of Business Research, Master of Business Administration and more.
Notable Tie-up and Accreditations of TOP
TOP is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Authority (TEQSA), Australia’s higher education regulator. Additionally TOP has received Self-Accrediting Authority Status from TEQSA within the Broad Field of Education BOE 08 Management and Commerce AQF levels 5 to 9.
Top Education Group has been listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since May 2018 as an Australian public company. The Group is committed to invest significantly on projects to upgrade campus infrastructure to keep up with the demands of new tertiary education models, striving to reach to the top of Australian private higher education.
Based on Australian educational development trends and TOP’s improvement schedule, students will benefit from the improved quality of education, facilities and career development initiatives allowing TOP students to increase their competitiveness comparatively.
In May 2016, the Institute entered into an Alliance with PwC Australia. This collaboration assists TOP in student career development initiatives, crafting executive education programs, designing ‘smart campus’ and digital education solutions. TOP has also become a strategic partner with the Higher Education Academy UK (HEA UK). The HEA is a UK based body that prides itself on promoting teaching excellence in higher education around the globe.
All of TOP’s academic offerings are recognized by premier governing bodies in Australia: CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and the Institute of Public Accountants. Their Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree is accredited by the Legal Profession Admission Board which allows TOP graduates to perform legal practice in Australia.
Benefits of Studying at TOP
- TOP’s teaching methodology is based on practical learning which ensures its graduates inculcate the skills which make them market ready on completion of their degrees.
- Small sized classrooms ensure better individualized attention, class participation and student interaction.
- Option to fast-track a course by taking trimester units.
- Skilled professors who are known for their innovative student-friendly teaching methods and techniques.
- 15 types of scholarships to support those who perform well academically and those that may be disadvantaged.
- Unique location in the Australian Technology Park with easy access to transport in the heart of Sydney city.
Career Edge – getting student’s business ready
TOP’s Career Edge program is a collection of initiatives which help students to transition into the workforce confidently after graduation.
Career Edge consists of:
CareerFit – a one-week program run by TOP in conjunction with PwC Australia. Students will learn and practice effective ‘business ready’ skills, and apply those skills to business case studies to improve their learning. Students also experience a tour of the workplace, and work with smart technology tools during the program.
Workshops – experts from industry deliver workshops to mentor students on resume writing, interview skills and more, assisting students to take the first step towards their job seeking path.
Work placements – TOP also organizes work placements that encourages students to apply their learnt knowledge to real-world applications.
Guiding Personality of TOP
Dr. Minshen Zhu is the Founder, CEO and Principal of TOP. He has completed a Bachelor’s degree from Fudan University, China and Doctor of Philosophy from the Australian National University, Australia. He has successfully given various services to the Australian multi-cultural society and has served as a member of NSW Asia Business Council for over ten years. Dr. Zhu also served in the Chinese Ministerial Consultative Committee of the Australian Federal Government from 2012-2013. His sharp administrative skills and astuteness led him to win various notable recognitions in the industry, The Australian Chinese award is one among them.
“Words of Trust”
“I studied a Bachelor of International Business, majoring in Accounting. This course equipped me with a solid foundation of networking skills, presentation skills and all necessary business skills. Top Education created a platform to achieve my career goals and ambitions.” – Jing Yang, Bachelor of International Business, Sydney City School of Business
“I believe Sydney City School of Law will equip me with the knowledge which I need to become a lawyer. It is a great place to be, surrounded by a good academic and professional culture.” Andrew Chen, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Sydney City School of Law