- Why Study in Australia?
- Australian Education System
- Admission procedure
- Cost of Education & Living
Study in Australia
Australia the land of kangaroos is often referred to as the Island Continent .It is world’s smallest continent and largest island, According to the UN Human development report Australia is the second best country to live in after Norway - assessed on economic, education and life-expectancy data. Australia is at the forefront of new technology and innovations and quality of scientific research.
Currency : Australian Dollar (AUD$)
Why Study in Australia
Australia has five of the 30 best cities in the world for students. Many international students are choosing to study in Australia because of its friendly, laid-back nature, excellent education system, a high standard of living, affordability and student mix. The education in Australia provides many great opportunities to students, as it is a land of fast-paced technological development and innovation.
Apart from the shimmering lights of the City of Perth and the exquisite dine-in experience in the tropical islands, the educational values of Australia are globally acclaimed as well. The education in Australia provides many great opportunities for students, as it is a land of fast-paced technological development and innovation.
Australia is currently the third most popular destination for international students in the English-speaking world, behind the United States and the UK. Many international students choose to study there because of the cultural diversity, friendly natives, and high quality of education.
Schools and employers all over the world recognize degrees from Australian schools. Graduates from Australian schools are highly sought after due to the impressive international reputation of the Australian education system. This system is carefully regulated by the Australian government in order to maintain the high standards of education associated with the country.
The education values in Australia are globally acclaimed. Australian degrees are recognized
all over the world by educational Institutions and Employers due to the impressive international reputation of the education system.
Australia has produced 15 Nobel prize laureates. People around the world rely on Australian discoveries and innovations –, IVF, ultrasound, Wi-Fi, the Bionic Ear, penicillin, cervical cancer vaccine.
Australia has seven of the top 100 universities in the world with over 22,000 courses across 1,100 institutions!
Australian Education System
The Education system is regulated by the Australian government in order to maintain the high standards of education associated with the country. As an international student one should study with an institution and in a course that is registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). Australia's laws promote quality education and protection for international students.
The Indian and Australian education systems are very similar in structure, i.e. 10+2+3. The international students can start the education in Australia from school, college to universities. Australia's laws promote quality education and protection for international students.
For all programs, the admission is based on the marks scored and English proficiency . Along with the academic documents English proficiency tests like IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores are required to get the admission.
International Students are required to meet the overall score (6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE).
Diploma Programs - 5.5 or 6.0 bands is required in IELTS.
Under-graduate Programs - 6 or 6.5 bands is required in IELTS.
Masters Program- 6.5 to 7.0 bands.
However, some courses like Nursing, Pharmacy, Life sciences, PhD need a higher level of proficiency an overall band of 7 bands in IELTS.
Major Intakes: February and July
Cost of Living & Education
Cost of Education
The Approximate fees for different programs can be: (AUD per annum)
Diploma - 14000- 22000 AUD
Bachelor's Degree - 22000- 33000 AUD
Master's degree - 23,000 - 36,000
Doctoral Degree - $14,000 to $37,000*
Cost of Living
Approximate living expenses AUD per annum $19,830. International students are able to work part time while they study, allowing them to offset part of the living costs.
Part Time Job
International students are permitted to work 40 hours in two weeks during study sessions. There is also the possibility of scholarships, which can help to lower the cost of studying in Australia for international students. Scholarships are granted on Merit.
As an international student one can avail 40 hours in two weeks during study sessions and full time in breaks.
All Universities have an arrangement of student accommodation near their campus. Students may choose to stay in an on-campus accommodation or opt for flats/ apartments/ Home stay options off campus on sharing basis-as per need and budget.