Australia is the third most popular study destination for international students, after the USA and the UK.It is home to the world’s eighth most popular university.
Education System in Australia:
Public vocational educational system is called TAFE i.e. Technical And Further Education. The Australian University System comprises both public and private universities. The higher education providers in Australia are either self-accrediting or non-self-accrediting or universities. And the syllabus of each University is designed by the University themselves and not by any government body.
Undergraduate courses last from 3 to 4 years, depending on if it’s general or professional degree. Students studying in Australia have an advantage where their credits are easily transferred and shifted between study levels and institutions as per the guidelines mentioned by the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF), a national policy followed in the Australian education and training. AQF standards comprises of different levels starting from 1 to 10, which includes certificate to doctoral courses.
The number of students coming to Australia grows exponentially each year. Most preferred courses amongst Indian students are business, IT, tourism, hospitality management, MBA, accounting and tourism. Australian Universities offer international students a range of learning options such as associate degrees, undergraduate degrees, postgraduate degrees and PhDs. Of the total international student population, almost 40% are engaged in higher education programme.
Cost of studying in Australia:
If you are an undergraduate student it could cost anywhere between AUD 10,000-30,000 and for post graduate and PhD degrees could cost AUD 20,000-40,000.But if you join AUPP (Abroad Unified Pathway Program), the best pathway program for Australia, this cost will be half of the original amount and most importantly you will save a year of your degree too, by studying a year in your home country.
Whether your interest lies in nature, technology, art,culture, adventure, food, wine or world-class academia, Australia has something for everyone, it is a country of endless opportunities. You’ll fall in love with the student life, the outdoor culture and the friendly people here.
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