Study in Australia

Why study in Australia:

An entire continent is covered by a single country that is Australia. you can imagine how large Australia is! It has huge natural resources and a lot of fertile as well as desert lands.

Most of the Australian cities are found in the southwest and southeast where the climate is very pleasant. Nearly ¼ of Australian citizens are from other countries such as the UK, China, Vietnam,North Africa, and the Middle East. Different people with vivid cultures make Australia one of the most multi-cultural nations globally. Australia’s vast and open areas with sunny climate make it the most liveable country.

Australia is a country that has produced more than 2.5 million global graduates. Australia has world class universities welcoming international students with open arms.

Get high quality education and enhance your career opportunities with hands-on industry experience.

You are encouraged to make connections with global employers.

University campuses are spectacular and built with all amenities. Students are always encouraged and guided by the responsible and friendly staff.

You can leave your all worries behind and focus on your subject.

Education System in Australia:

Australian government introduced AQF (Australian Qualification Framework) in 1995. AQF awards the certificates to the 10 different levels of education. Primary, secondary and tertiary education is divided into 10 levels starting from Certificate 1 to Doctorate.

Degrees of AQF:

Diploma (Level 5): Duration 1 to 2 years.

Bachelor’s (Level 7): Duration 3 to 4 years.

Bachelor’s Honours (Level 8): Duration 6 months to 1 year.

Master’s (Level 9): Duration 1 to 2 years.

Doctorate (Level 10): Duration 3 to 4 years.

Various types of Institutions:

Public Universities: Run by the Government of Australia.

Private Universities: Short term Courses/ Religious courses.

TAFE: Technical and Further Education: Vocational Courses/Apprenticeships.

Private Colleges: Bachelor’s and Master’s


In Australia, students are awarded Degrees on the basis of Credit System

Number of study hours per week is different from Institution to Institution.

A student requires 144 credit scores (in 3 years) for Bachelor’s.

For Master’s, it is 96.

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Admission Process (Step by Step)

Once you decide to study in Australia, choose your program and search for the best Universities that are offering your desired program.

Check out the official websites of the selected universities to know the requirements and eligibility criteria.

Finalize the University, fill the application form and upload all required documents and certificates. Pay the application fee as well.

If you are selected, you will have to update your health insurance and apply for student Visa Subclass 500.

Cost of Attendance

The tuition fees and living expenditure go up and down according to the program/university and your living standard.

Private Universities are more expensive than Public Universities

Tuition Fee

Degree Type Average Annual Tuition Fee
Bachelor’s AUD 30,000- AUD 40,000
Master’s AUD 20,000 - AUD 50,000

Cost of Living

As mentioned above, cost of living depends on your lifestyle. Students with humble budgets can go for the student accommodation. Even then some expenditure is unavoidable.

Here is a list of average costs some requirements

Items Average Cost Per Year
Apartment housing including utilities AUD 85 – AUD 440
Food AUD 80- AUD -280
Books and supplies AUD 80 – AUD 150
Miscellaneous AUD 300- AUD 500

Australian University Admission Process is very painstaking. Hence, you may need our career counsellors at IAEC to help you with the process.

VISA Application Process(Step by Step)

If you are planning to do a short term course of 6 to 12 weeks, you require a tourist visa. But for the courses of longer durations, you need an Australian Student Visa.

After getting selected by the University, you receive an offer of acceptance. You need to pay your tuition fee for the course.

Now, your Visa Process starts online after opening an account on the Australian Immigration Website.

All your documents should be in digital format to apply for a Sub class 500 Student Visa.

Fill your application form online mentioning your COE number and country code. Your application process may take up to 125 days. Therefore, you are advised to apply as early as possible.

Once your application process is finished, you need to pay the Visa fee of AUD 620 to get the TRN number.

In this step, you have to get your medical check- up done.

Prepare well for the Visa Interview and face the visa officer with oozing confidence. Get the Visa document and complete the travel preparation to fly to your dream country, Australia.

Australian University VISA Process is very painstaking. Hence, you may need our career counsellors at IAEC to help you with the process.

Documents required for Subclass 500 Australian Student Visa:

  • Valid Passport 
  • CoE letter
  • Address proofs
  • Date of Birth certificate
  • Certificates of Educational Qualifications
  • IELTS or TOEFL score report
  • Physical Fitness Certificate
  • Health insurance 
  • Proof of finance
  • Proof of temporary stay
  • Bank statements
  • Proof of work experience

Most attractive Scholarships for International Students:

Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS)

Destination Australia awards
Research Training Program (RTP)
Australia APEC Women In Research Fellowship
Women researchers in the field of Science, Math, Technology and Engineering.

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships

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