The biggest island in the world. Continued economic growth, natural beauty, advanced technology and innovative urban infrastructure have made Australia one of the happiest countries in the world. More than 260 languages are spoken throughout the country and it is a land of cultural diversity.
Tuition fees depend on the level of study and institution. Here are the ranges of different level education –
Undergraduate Bachelor Degree: AUD 15,000 – 33,000 per year
Postgraduate Master Degree: AUD 20,000 – 37,000 per year
Vocational Training (Certificate and Diploma courses): AUD 4,000 – 22,000 per year
Doctoral Degrees: AUD 14,000 – 37,000 per year
English Language Courses: AUD 300 (approximately)
Above ranges exclude high-value courses like veterinary and medical subjects.
Living cost for single person is about AUD 20,000 per year and the cost includes accommodation, food, utility bill, phone and the internet, public transport and entertainment. However, living cost mainly depends on a person’s living standard and accommodation cost varies according to the type of home and proximity to the main city.
After the secondary level, all educational programs are considered as tertiary level education that includes universities and Vocational Education and Training (VET). Length of different level programs is as below –
- Undergraduate : 3/4 years; intake – March
- Postgraduate: 1/2 year(s); intake – March
- Doctoral: 3 years
- Vocational Education and Training (VET): 1/4 year(s) ; intake – February
Course duration and intakes stated above are to give you a rough idea. It is advised to collect exact timeframe from the website of your desired course and University.
How to apply
1. Decide on a course and select an institute according to your career goal.
2. Understand academic and language requirement to enroll in the course
3. Understand fee structure and curriculum of the course
4. Apply in the institute through their website or as instructed on the website
5. Collect an offer letter from the institute
6. Get your Electronic Confirmation of Enrollment (eCoE)
7. Apply for student visa
On 1st July 2016, the Australian government has introduced Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF), where international students and education agents need to create an account in online portal – immiAccout – for a student visa
Student visa falls in Subclass 500 rule. Students’ guardians are under Subclass 590 and temporary graduates are under 485 subclass.Book an appointment with our consultants to get more information regarding legal issues and visa support.