Why choose Australia as a study destination?
Australia is now the third most favourite destination for international students keen to secure overseas quality education. The presence of top universities with sprawling campuses, vibrant city life and the availability of opportunities, are some of the reasons which draw umpteen students from all over the world to take up higher education in amazing Australia.
On the QS and THE rankings, seven Australian universities rank among the top 100. Additionally, more than 30 Australian universities appear in the top 800 world university rankings.
Best courses to study in Australia
It's no surprise that Australian Universities offer a multitude of different degrees and majors. One can study Arts, Medicine, Engineering or Finance from the numerous combinations and options available.
The following are the top courses preferred by international students in the Australian education sector:
Ambitious students can find the support and guidance to succeed in Australia. With various international scholarships and awards, your future as a global citizen gets secured and recognised. Along with the universities, the Australian Government offers programs with scholarships for international students and invests millions of dollars every year.
International student scholarships are available for undergraduate, postgraduate, research-intensive and other special programs.
To know about the full benefits and eligibility requirements, talk to our counsellor.
Let us have a broad overview of the major costs of studying in Australia to help you have a clear picture of all the expenses.
The amount you spend on tuition fees is determined by the type of degree you pursue and the university you attend.
Approx. Tuition Fees (AUD)
- Vocational Education and Training 4000 - 20,000
- Undergraduate Bachelor Degree 20,000 - 45,000
- Postgraduate Master’s Degree 22,000 - 50,000
- Doctoral Degree 18,000 - 42,000
Approx. Expenses (AUD)
- Application fees 50 - 100
- Flight Tickets 2,000
- Registration for English test 288
- Visa application (Student Subclass 500) 620
- Living expenses (yearly)* 21,041
- Health insurance (yearly) 750
*Please note that the figures in the table may slightly vary from time to time. We recommend to contact us for the exact data or visit university websites.
Australia is a great place to work as you may choose to work while studying. International students have the opportunity to earn money in various ways. The job market is huge and opportunities are many
- You can work up to 40 hours every two weeks while studying and unlimited hours during holiday breaks.
- You will receive at least a minimum wage per hour no matter what job you do.
The flexible hours and a large number of opportunities make it ideal for students.
The Australian Government offers a new post-study work stream visa that allows you to study, live, and work in regional areas for up to 6 years. Temporary Graduate Visa (subclass 485) allows some international students to stay in Australia and continue to work after they have graduated. Depending on your qualification, you can usually stay between 2 and 4 years. You can even include immediate family members in your application when you apply.
Australia is very popular among Indian students due to the stay-back and immigration factors to gain meaningful work experience. Students should use this fantastic opportunity to stay in Australia and work for an extended period of time!
Australia has some of the stunning locations and best cities, in the world, with top educational institutions and offering the best environment for international students.
These are the best student cities in Australia:
- Gold Coast
Students who choose to study in the other regional cities of Australia can avail excellent benefits such as special scholarships, extra PR points, and an extended stay in the country after finishing their coursework.
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Academic exams required to Study in Australia
Let us know about the exams required to study for Indian and other international students.
The tests depend on the area of study and previous academic records.
- PTE - Pearson Test of English
- TOEFL - Test of English as Foreign Language
- IELTS - International English Language Testing System
- CAE - The Cambridge Advanced English
- LSAT - Law School Admission Test
- GMAT - Graduate Management Admission
- MCAT - Medical College Admissions Test
*Please speak to our counsellor before sitting for any of these tests as every exam has a different pattern, score range and result bands.
Note: Often, none of the exams are required to get admission, depending on the university's criteria.