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.
Postgraduate – Masters :
- A good academic record in Bachelors 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 Bachelors Degree .
English Language Requirements :
- An overall band of 6.0 is appropriate score for Australian Student visa.
- Students having low IELTS score can take English Language program called ELICOS.
Australia generally has two intakes i.e. February and July, with few Universities offering multiple intake in September & November. It is suggested that you should start making applications ideally 7-8 months prior to the intake. University generally takes around 4-6 weeks to process the applications. Documents needed for making an application are resume, statement of purpose, marksheets and passing certificates from 10th onwards, two reference letters form colleges / employers and passport copy & IELTS score sheet
In Australia every course offered in a university has CRICOS Code which is given by Australian Government reflecting that the education system is fully controlled by the Government in Australia. There is no formal ranking of universities. Thus students from all around the world have long made Australia their education destination. In 2004 – 2005 for e.g. there were over 300 000 International students drawn from more than 200 different countries.
Study Costs In Australia
Australia offers the international student excellent value and high quality education at very competitive costs. International students are charged up-front tuition fees. These costs will vary depending on the course or institution, therefore, average costs are provide below and should only be used as a guide. Australian university fees vary from about A$9000 for a Graduate Certificate to A$ 20,000 per year for a Doctorate Degree. The more expensive courses usually have strong laboratory or computer components. Australia’s vocational education and training providers offer a great variety of courses. Costs vary from A$ 5500 to A$ 18,000 depending on the type and length of course.
n spite of providing quality comparable to the best, the cost of education in Australia is comparatively much lower to that in UK and USA. Higher education in Australia provides value for money by offering shorter, more intensive courses than are available in other countries, thereby reducing living expenses.
|MOST COURSES||AUD. $ 8,000 TO 17,000|
|SCIENCE & ENGINEERING||AUD $ 15,000 TO 20,000|
|MEDICINE & DENTISTRY||AUD $ 25,000 TO 30,000|
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