Requirements for International Students to Study in Australia
Listed below are the documents that an international student traveling to Australia for study must possess:
- Valid passport
- A photocopy of the ID page of the passport which contains the personal details of the student and his passport number.
- Photocopies of academic records of the high school and graduation years. A student must also carry the original mark sheets which list the subjects that he studied and the marks obtained in each.
- Photocopies of award certificates if applicable.
- The IELTS score which is evidence of the student’s proficiency in the English language.
- Photocopies of work experience certificates if applicable. The student must also carry a copy of reference from his last employer and the company letterhead.
- Photocopy of the bank draft which provides details on application fees that you may have incurred before travel. A student visa is a must.
Top Colleges in Australia
|Name of the College||Courses Offered|
|The Sydney Business and Travel Academy||Advanced Diploma and Certificate Course in Travel & Tourism,
Hospitality and Business
|TAFE NSW – Sydney Institute||Graduation,
Advanced Diploma and Diploma courses in Management,
Nursing and Fine Arts
Short term courses in English language and 3D animation
|Cambridge International College||Vocational Courses in Electronics & Communications,
Interactive Digital Media,
Youth Work and Marketing
|Hyde Park College of Skin, Body and Spa Therapy||Diploma in Beauty Therapy,
Aromatherapy and Spa Therapy Certificate course in Indian Head Massage,
Reflexology and Lithos Stone Therapy Short term courses in Manicure & Pedicure and Waxing
|Shaftston School of Hospitality||Diploma in Hospitality Management Certificate courses in Commercial Cookery and Patisserie|
|Metro College of Technology Pty. Ltd.||Diploma in Business Management,
Accounting and Hospitality Certificate courses in Business Management,
Aged Care and Home & Community Care
|Paramount College of Natural Medicine||Diploma in Remedial Massage Advanced Diploma in Naturotherapy,
Western Herbal Medicine and Homoeopathy Certificate courses in Aromatherapy and Massage Therapy Practice
|Australian College of Early Childhood Education||Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Certificate courses in Children’s Services|
|Nature Care College||Degree and Diploma programs in Aromatherapy,
Western Herbal Medicine,
Yoga Teacher Training,
Counselling and Shiatsu & Oriental Therapies
|Axial||Diploma in Business Management
Certificate courses in Sheet Metal Engineering,
Business Administration and Diesel Mechanic Engineering
Top university in Australia
|Name of University||Courses Offered|
|The University of Adelaide||Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Nursing, Health Sciences, Psychology, Medicine, Dentistry & Oral Health, International Studies, Media, Music, Environmental Policy & Management, Development Studies, Indigenous Programs, Agriculture, Urban Design, Education, Law and Economics & Finance Post Graduation in Commercialization, Project Management, Applied Linguistics, Food Writing, Social Sciences, Curatorial & Museum Studies, Creative Writing and Art History Ph.D in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Civil, Environmental & Mining Engineering, Paediatrics & Reproductive Health, Psychology, Population Health & Clinical Practice, Dentistry, Medicine, History & Politics, Music, Social Sciences, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Molecular & Biomedical Sciences, Animal & Veterinary Sciences, Agriculture, Food & Wine, Law, Business & Finance, Urban Design and Landscape Architecture|
|The Australian National University||Graduation in Engineering, Actuarial Studies, Science, Economics, Commerce, Finance, Law, Advanced Computing, Archaeological Practice, Art History & Curatorship, Development Studies, Digital Arts, European Studies, Anthropology, Arabic, Greek, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Asian Art History, Environmental Studies, Film & New Media, Geography, International Communications and International Relations Post Graduation in Architecture, Industrial Design, Maintenance Services, Construction, Accounting, Human Resource, Marketing, Retail & Distribution, IT, Multimedia, Computer Science, Art Administration, Dance, Fashion, Music, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing & Production, Telecommunications, Metallurgy, Health & Medicine, Law, Archaeology, History, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Beauty Therapy, Beauty, Food Technology, Catering, Leisure Management, Pedagogy, Teacher Training, Education Research and MBA|
|The University of Melbourne||Graduation in Arts, Commerce, Management, Fine Arts, Multimedia, Law, Music, Science, Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Social Science, Performing Arts, Computing, Business & Finance and Architecture|
|Monash University||Undergraduate courses in Adult Learning & Development, Architectural Design, Journalism, Criminal Justice, Marketing, Psychology, Business & Commerce, Environmental Engineering, Visual Communication, Early Childhood Education, Technology & Systems, Fine Arts, Health Science, Journalism, Multimedia & Digital Arts and Music Postgraduate courses in Mentoring & Coaching, Information Technology, Applied Econometrics, Business Information Systems, Business Law, Pharmacy, Embryology, Diplomacy & Trade, Family Medicine and Human Resource Management|
|The University of New South Wales||Undergraduate & Postgraduate courses in Arts, Social Sciences, Law, Business, Engineering, Fine Arts and Built Environment|
|The University of Queensland||Bachelor degree programs in Food Science & Nutrition, Parks & Wildlife Management, Animal Management, Anthropology, Ancient History, Architectural Design, Linguistics, Psychology, Archaeology, Psychology, Political Science, Journalism & Mass Communication and Studies in Religion Postgraduate courses in Agribusiness, Public Health, Applied Linguistics, Writing, Editing & Publishing, Philosophy, Animal Studies, Clinical Psychology, Professional Accounting and Information Systems|
|The University of Sydney||Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in Humanities, Science & Technology, Nursing, Social Sciences, Visual & Creative Arts, Architecture, Veterinary & Animal Science, Health & Sports Sciences, Music, Pharmacy, Economics, Engineering and Law|
|The University of Western Australia||Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in Architecture, Business Studies, Visual Arts, Engineering, Mathematics, Computing, Dentistry, Health Sciences and Law Post graduation in Education|
|Griffith University||Bachelor and Master degrees in Humanities, Business, Social Sciences, Engineering, Medicine & Health, Language & Cultural Studies and Science & Technology Doctorate degrees in Arts & Humanities|
|La Trobe University||Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctorate programs in Humanities, Engineering, Medicine & Health, Science & Technology, Linguistics & Cultural Studies, Business Administration and Social Sciences Certificate programs in Arts & Humanities|
Scholarships in Australia
The scholarships or awards provided to international students in Australia can be divided into three categories:
- Endeavour Awards – this scholarship is provided by the government of Australia based on merit of the students.
- Australian Leadership Awards – these scholarships are provided to students pursuing post graduation and specialized research programs.
- Australian Development Scholarships – these scholarships are awarded to meritorious students who the government consider able enough to contribute to the economic and human development of the Asia Pacific region.
Scholarships are also provided all round the year by charitable organizations. These scholarships have to be availed by the student from his home country.
The average cost of education for an international student in Australia is listed below:
- Certificate Courses – A$ 5,500 to 18,000 each year
- Bachelors Degree Courses (Science & Engineering) – A$ 11,000 to 16,500 each year
- Bachelors Degree Courses? (Humanities, Law and Business) – A$ 10,000 to 13,500 each year
- Masters and? Doctorate Degree – A$ 11,000 to 18,500 each year
A student who wants to pursue education in Australia has to apply for a student’s visa in the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) of Australia. A student’s visa allows an international student to study in Australia for more than three months, to access the subsidized health cover provided to students in Australia and apply to work part time in Australia.
The education system of Australia is divided into the stages of:
- Primary and Secondary Schooling
- High School
- College Education
- University Education
- Doctorate / Research Studies
The Australian education system lays more stress on training and group studies so that students may be prepared to face the corporate world. There are 39 universities in Australia, most of which are sponsored by the government. Australia may be one of the most expensive countries to live in but the country has introduced cost effective programs for international students.