Study in Australia
Australia officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area. Neighbouring countries include Indonesia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east.
Australia is a developed country and one of the wealthiest in the world, with the world's 12th-largest economy. With the second-highest human development index globally, Australia ranks highly in many international comparisons of national performance, such as quality of life, health, education, economic freedom, and the protection of civil liberties and political rights. Australia is a member of the United Nations, G20, Commonwealth of Nations, ANZUS, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), World Trade Organization, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, and the Pacific Islands Forum.
Australia offers a diverse range of study options for international students, with more than 1,200 institutions and over 22,000 courses to choose from. The Australian higher education system consists of independent, self-governing public and private universities and higher education institutions that award higher education qualifications.
There are 38 public universities and 3 private universities in Australia.Intakes:
Australia generally has two intakes i.e. February and July, with few Universities offering multiple intake in September & November. It is suggested that you should start making applications ideally 7-8 months prior to the intake. University generally takes around 4-6 weeks to process the applicationsRequirements:
Postgraduate – Masters
Education and Living Costs:
The costs of studying in Australia depend on the institution and the level of study you choose. As an international student, your tuition fees are payable before you study
The list below gives you an indication of the range of course costs for different types of qualifications.Living Cost:
Australia is a friendly and affordable country which enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the world. As a general guide, the average international student in Australia spends about AU $1,550 per month (approximately AU $390 per week) on accommodation, food, clothing, entertainment, transport, international and domestic travel, telephone, and incidental costs (AU $18,610 per year).
In addition to this amount, you will need to budget for your return trip home and international phone calls.
International students are permitted to work up to 40 hours a fortnight during each session, however there is significant competition for part-time work. You should not expect that money earned from a part-time job will cover your tuition fees or living expenses.
There are many scholarships, grants, and bursaries which can help support you financially with your studies in Australia. They are offered by the Australian Government, education institutions, and a number of other public and private organizations. Many scholarships are available to students of all nationalities, however all scholarships conditions are set by the institution or organization offering the scholarship and applications have to be done directly with the scholarship provider.
The student visa you need depends on your chosen course of study. The typical key requirements you will need to meet are: