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Study in Australia
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Study in Australia

Everything you need to know to study abroad in Australia:

Australia is one destination that boasts exceptional living standards and world-class education in your chosen field. Also, Australia has the lowest criminal records with the best liveable cities in the world. Australia is fantastic for education.

  • With 22,000 courses and 1100 institutes to choose from, you can get a chance to study in top universities for bachelor's/master's in Australia or even the world.
  • 5 Australian Universities rank among the top 50 institutes in the world.
  • The provision of foundation courses allows you to have provisional admission to your chosen university if you are ineligible for a specific university course.
  • Australian universities also allow students to pursue dual or combination Bachelor's degrees or Master's degrees in Arts, Science, Commerce, and Law.
Cost of Studying in Australia

The cost of studying in Australia depends on the degree and college/university that you select. Speak to a VidyaEdify expert to know the fees and other costs of studying and living in Australia.

Institution / Degree Tentative Fees
School $7800 to $30000
English Language Studies $300/Week, depending on the course length
Vocational Education and Training (Certificates I to IV, Diploma, and Advanced Diploma) $4000 to $22000
Undergraduate Bachelor Degree $15000 to $33000
Postgraduate Master's Degree $20000 to $37000
Doctoral Degree $14000 to $37000

Cost of Living in Australia

Most liveable cities worldwide include Sydney, Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Adelaide. In comparison, Sydney is relatively expensive to live in. You can reduce your living cost by choosing to study in Adelaide.

The living cost in Australia approximately is AUD 18610 per year. This will translate to a weekly average of AUD $250-400.

Annual Cost AUD $18610 (INR 10 Lakh)
Weekly Average AUD $250 - 400 (INR 13400 - 21400)
Part Time Earning (working along with studying)
Hours you can work Part time 20 hours per week
Hourly Rate AUD 20
Weekly Earning AUD $400 (INR 21200)
Hours you can work on Vacation 40 Hours

You can work upto 20 hours per week earning an average wage of AUD 20 per hour, which adds upto AUD 400/- (INR 20000/- per week).

You need a Tax File Number to be eligible to work in Australia.
Besides, the student's visa must permit them to work part-time, helping them manage their living expenses in Australia.

Scholarship in Australian Universities

You can always apply for scholarships which range from 10% to 100% based on your academic performance in Australia.

There are several scholarships for the graduate, Master's and Doctoral degrees for international students. Some of the examples of scholarships in Australia are Australia Awards, Destination Australia Program, Australian Government Research Training Program, and so on. The amount and extent of scholarship or bursaries will vary with the University, courses, and scholarship providers.

Students can check their eligibility here.

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Work Permit after study in Australia

PSW visa Australia/ Post-Study work stream provision can enable students to work post studies in Australia from 2 to 4 years after completion of their course.

Differentlocations and courses can allow students to work in Australia with just English proficiency. This additional benefit is available to all international students irrespective of their field or skills.

For example, suppose you have pursued your Master's in research from a regional university (not from a major city like Sydney). In that case, you can get a 4 years living and working permit in Australia.

Education System in Australia

The Education system in Australia is similar to the system in India – It is classified into primary, secondary and tertiary. Primary and Secondary education is the same as schooling and higher secondary education in India. Tertiary education is vocational training and university degrees. Most universities have the medium of instruction as English, with a few offering dual medium of instruction.

Your qualifications are assessed and measured on the 10 point scale of the globally recognized AQF or Australian Qualifications Framework.

Contact our Counselor today to know what your score on the AQF point scale is.

Top Courses to Study in Australia

Business Administration Architecture Information Technology
Accounting and Finance Engineering Hospitality and Tourism

Intakes in Australia

Like many international study abroad destinations, Australian universities allow for multiple intakes throughout the year. However, the majority of universities offer intake during the February and July sessions. While some universities also open admissions during the September and November months, offering minor intake.

Intake Duration
Spring February
Summer July
Fall September - November
Eligibility & Admission Process

IELTS or International English Language Testing System
IELTS is accepted by English-speaking countries of the USA, UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand. Most universities ask for a minimum score of 6-6.5. The test scores are valid for two years.

TOEFL or Test of English as a Foreign Language
The most prevalent test score acceptable by most universities and visa procurement. The online test can be given multiple times, about 30-40 times.

PTE or Pearson Test of English
This test is quick to book a seat and get results within 48 hours. This test comprises Reading, Listening, Speaking sections to check the overall proficiency of the test taker. Applicants must score a minimum overall score of 50-55.

The admission process in Australia can be summarized as follows:

  • Research the courses and universities that are offering those courses. Shortlist universities with decent ranking, placement record, curriculum, etc.
  • Clear the requisite language proficiency and general tests.
  • List down the requirements and carefully check if you are able to meet their criteria.
  • Get all the essential documents ready like SOP, LOR, and academic transcripts.
  • Apply to the university of your choice through online applications.
  • When you get a letter of admission from one of the universities, apply for visa.
  • After getting your student visa, it's time to fly to Australia.

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Why Study in Australia

Top Ranked Universities and Institutions
With 22,000 courses and 1100 institutes to choose from, you can get a chance to study in top-ranking universities for bachelor's/master's in Australia.

Quality of Australia's Education System
AQF has 10 levels that allows students to pursue different degree and certificate courses and switch from one level to another. Pathway programs in Australian universities help students get provisional admission to their preferred courses.

Good Career Opportunities after Graduation
Australia is a developed nation with multiple job opportunities for students graduating from Australian universities. Apart from regular degree courses, international students can also apply for vocational andTechnical courses, which allows them to become job-ready.

Internationally recognized Qualifications
Australia is home to thousands of international students from the USA, UK, Europe, etc. because Australian education is regarded one of the best and the degrees awarded in Australian universities are globally recognized by employers.

Support Services for Students
Australia has 24/7 support helplines for students to help them cope with stress and trauma. Besides, students also get support for critical factors like banking, rental living, employment, etc.

Work while you Study
International students can work up to 20 hours per week and unlimited hours during the semester breaks. Indian students can take up jobs in retail, hospitality, and tutoring.

Students can avail of 10 to 100% of scholarships, financial aids and bursaries from the university, Australian government and education providers. This will help students with weaker economic background study abroad in Australia.

Culture and Diversity
Australia is home to lakhs of international students because of their multicultural and multi-ethnicity social structure. Australians are friendly and welcoming.

Post-study Work Opportunities
International students with certain qualifications can stay up to 4 years and work or travel in Australia. But, applicant must be graduated from a recognized Australian university.

About Australia

Key Facts

Geographic Location
Flying between the Pacific and Indian oceans in the Southern.

2.59 Corers

Australian Dollar ($) (AUD)

Calling Code

Main Religion


Major Cities
• Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane

Popular Festivals
• Adelaide Festival
• New Year's Eve
• Byron Bay Bluesfest

It is the land of beaches, kangaroos, and adventure. 30% of Australians were born overseas. About 1,00,000 international students are studying in Sydney alone at a given time. Hence, Australia is a multicultural country ready to welcome international students. The Australian Education ranking is relatively advanced, more than that of many European and Asian nations.

India - Australia Relations

India and Australia share common ground with the values of secular democracy. Both countries have strong trade relations in the Indo-Pacific region and share strategic security ties. In short, India and Australia have a stable and mutually beneficial relationship.

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