Study in Australia I 1000s of Courses & Institutions I Scholarships Available
Australia now has the third-highest number of foreign students in the world behind only the UK & US. Multicultural Australia is a safe, friendly, sophisticated and harmonious society in which students can learn and travel in an English-speaking country. Australia is a country of opportunities for career, new culture and adventure. Apart from a world-class education system, it also offers excellent value for money and a standard of living which is among the highest in the world.
Australia has an integrated nationwide system of qualifications, known as the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF), which is recognized by the Australian Government. Under this, students can move easily from one level of study to the next and receive credit for the previous study. It brings together the quality offered at different levels
There are 41 universities ranging in size from around 3,000 students to 50,000 students – 39 of these are government-run. Australian universities offer undergraduate and postgraduate programs in traditional and modern subject areas such as innovative courses in IT, electronic business and science. Australian academics have won prestigious awards, including several Nobel Prizes, and are involved in ground-breaking research.
Courses available at Under Graduate & Post Graduate Level
Awarded courses vary considerably with the higher education sector in the form of entry requirements, duration and method of assessment. The following awards are offered by Australian Universities:
- Doctoral Degree (PhD)
- Master Degree
- Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificates
- Bachelor Degree
- Advance Diploma/ Diploma/Associate Diploma
- Certificate Programs
Australia generally has three intakes i.e. February and July, October/November with few Universities offering multiple intakes throughout the year. It is suggested that you should start making applications ideally 5 – 6 months before the intake. University generally takes around 4-8 weeks to process the applications.
Documents needed for making an application are resume, statement of purpose, mark-sheets/ transcripts and passing certificates from 10th onwards, degree certificates/ passing certificates in original or provisional, work experience certificates issued by employers and passport copy & IELTS/ TOEFL score sheet
Entry Requirements / Eligibility
Undergraduate – Bachelors
- A good academic record in High School Certificate or 12 years of schooling
- Some courses such as Computing, and Engineering will require Mathematics and /or Science as pre-requisites
- 6.0 IELTS
Postgraduate – Masters
- A good academic record in Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university is necessary
- Any work experience in the field will be helpful
- For MBA programs at some Universities, students need to have work experience along with their Bachelor’s Degree
- 6.5 IELTS