Australia is the world’s 6th largest country by area and hosts some of the most livable cities in the world. While its world famous for its natural wonders, wide open spaces, beaches and coastline, it surely has a lot more to offer. Australia is one of the most preferred education destinations in the world and its metropolitan areas like Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide offer a range of courses and dignifies some of the best colleges and universities in the world. The country’s cultural diversity, excellent education system and high standard of living makes it a preferred choice with international students.
Studying in Australia is not only affordable in comparison to other destinations, its wide range of courses also offer international students great career opportunities. The country offers a diverse range of study options for international students with more than 1,200 institutions and over 22,000 courses to choose from. As an international student, you must study with an institution and in a course that is registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). CRICOS registration guarantees that the course and the institution at which you study meets the high standard expected by international students. Australia leads in quality of education with some of the world’s best universities. University of Melbourne, Australian National University, University of Sydney, University of Queensland, Monash University and University of New South Wales – Sydney rank amongst the top 100 universities in the world. In addition, 37 Australian universities are included among the world’s best and the country has witnessed a significant growth of over 500% in international students in the last 2 decades. From over 100,000 international students in 1998 the number grew to circa 900,000 in 2018.
Like other countries, the cost of education in Australia is dependent on type, university and duration of course. A Bachelor’s Degree will cost circa 15,000 to 33,000 AUD a year while a Master’s Degree will cost anywhere between 20,000 to 37,000 AUD per year. A Doctoral Degree on an average range from 14,000 to 37,000 AUD per year. As a student in Australia you are entitled to work part time for 20 hours a week while simultaneously pursuing education. This not only helps to gain the requisite work experience but also allows you to fully or partially fund your education while in Australia. As an international student and post completion of your education you are also entitled to get 2 years of post-study work visa which entitles you to work full time in Australia for 2 years.
- Business Management
- Information Technology and Information System
- Computer Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil and Structural Engineering
- Planning and Architecture
- Accounting and Finance
- Hospitality and Tourism Management
- Veterinary Science
- Environmental Science
Cost of Studying in Australia
|Study Program||Average Tuition Fees in AUD$|
|Undergraduate Bachelor Degree||$15,000 – $35,000 yearly|
|Postgraduate Master’s Degree||$20,000 – $40,000 yearly|
|Doctoral Degree||$14,000 – $37,000 yearly|
Cost of Living
Living Cost is cheaper than the cost of living in UK and US vastly due the vast diversity. The cost of living in Australia at an average is 300-400AUD per weeks. Student coming from different parts of the world past get their TFN (Tax File Number) before taking up a job.
- Semester 1 – It commences in February and is the major intake
- Semester 2 – It commences in July intake is also available