Student Visa for Australia

Courses offered

Graduate Certificate: 6 Months

The Graduate Certificate of six months involves an individual specialization already gained in a undergraduate program, or developing vocational knowledge and skills in a new professional area.

Graduate Diploma: 12 months (1 Year)

The Graduate Diploma of One year is an undergraduate program with the skills obtained in an undergraduate program or develops vocational knowledge. This qualification can also be described as further specialization within a systematic and coherent body of knowledge.

Masters Degree: 1 to 2 Years

The Masters Degree involves enhancing specific professional or vocational skills. The Masters Degree is gained by research or coursework or a combination. Study involves acquiring in-depth understanding of a specific area of knowledge, usually by independent research. A Masters Degree takes either one-year after a Bachelor Degree with honors or two years after a Bachelor Degree.

Doctoral Degree: 3 Years

The Doctoral Degree is the highest award offered by Australian universities. There are three components to a Doctoral Degree :

A searching review of the literature, experimentation or other systemic approach to a body of knowledge.
An original research project resulting in a significant contribution to knowledge and understanding and/or the application of knowledge within a discipline or field of study.
A substantial and well-ordered thesis, demonstrating the relationship of the research to the broader framework of the discipline or field of study.

Vocational Education and Training

Australia's Vocational Education and Training (VET) delivers training that is both practical and career-oriented and includes courses in various fields computing, business studies, marketing, tourism and hospitality. Vocational Training is provided by all the Australian Educational Institutes.

Test Required

This section provides information about GRE, GMAT, SAT, TSE, IELTS and TOEFL. The above mentioned tests are applicable depending on the type of courses candidate obtains.

Cost of Education

These costs will vary depending on the course or institution. Therefore, average costs are provided below and should only be used as a guide. Institutions will advise when to pay your tuition fees and acceptable methods of payment.

Foundation Studies such as university entrance, preparatory and bridging courses: A$9000 A$14,000 per year approximately.
Bachelor Degree: A$10,000- A$13,500 per year approximately.
Laboratory-based Bachelor Degree: A$11,000- A$16,500 per year approximately. (Science and engineering courses)
Graduate Certificates: A$9000- A$16,000 per year approximately.
Graduate Diplomas: A$9000- A$16,000 per year approximately.
Masters Degree: A$11,000-A$18,500 per year approximately.
Doctoral Degree: A$11,000-A$18,500 per year approximately.

Working during study

International students in Australia on a student visa can apply for permission to work up to 20 hours a week during course time and full-time during vacation periods.
International students studying in Australia on a student visa can apply for permission to work once they start their course. Applying for a student visa with permission to work can also be made.
The income you get from working in Australia should only supplement your income and not be used as your only source of income. Before you come to Australia, you must show that you have enough money to pay for living expenses, education costs and travel for the duration of your study.

Work Permit after study

Students can also get a job in their field of education and this will build a good platform for their career and helps them after completion of their academics. Even the country encourages the students with preceding professional skills. There is high possibility for the merit students to get Permanent Residence in Australia Many universities and colleges are now accommodating the job market by changing the study curriculum in order to place the students in good positions. In this process, students will be recruited as a trainee during their final semester and after completion of their academics they will be appointed permanently.

Top universities in Australia

Australian Catholic University
Australian Defense Force Academy
Australian Graduate School of Management
Australian National University
Bond University
Central Queensland University
Charles Darwin University
Charles Strut University
Curtin University of Technology
Deakin University
Edith Cowan University
Flinders University
Griffith University
James Cook University
Macquarie University
Murdoch University
Queensland University of Technology
Southern Cross University
Swinburne University of Technology
University of Adelaide
University of Ballarat
University of Canberra
University of Melbourne
University of New England
University of New South Wales
University of Newcastle
University of Notre Dame
Australia University of Queensland
University of South Australia
University of Southern Queensland
University of Sydney
University of Tasmania
University of Technology Sydney
University of the Sunshine Coast
University of Western Australia
University of Western Sydney
University of Wollongong
Victoria University



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