Australian universities are known for the best education and research they provide. Australia is one of the place where most of the Indian students opt for higher studies. The courses which Australian universities provide are identified and recognized all over the country. Australia offers 12 yrs of education which covers both primary as well as secondary.
There is a huge selection of study courses obtainable in Australian education, which includes standard academic programs along with the practical and vocational courses.
Vocational Education and training: Vocational Education and training courses are offered by various private institutions and other technical colleges. Depending on the feild of the course the duration of these courses will be around one or two years.
The courses offered are Diploma Courses, Advanced Diploma Courses and Associate Degree courses. These courses are of a wide range and are recognized all over. These courses cover a wide range of subject areas, which includes management, hospitality, tourism, aviation maintenance etc. These courses provide practical skills and training for number of career opportunities.
In Australia the duration of Undergraduate study is of three years. After completion of undergraduate degree students are awarded a Bachelor’s Degree.
Bachelor Degree (Honours) may be completed as an optional, additional year of study following the three-year degree; or it may be awarded for academic achievement in degrees of four or more years.
Australian universities also offer Undergraduate diplomas and Associate Diplomas. For admission to undergraduate study, students need to complete Secondary education from recognized university.
Some undergraduate courses specify ‘pre-requisite subjects’, which implies that students must have passed that particular subject as part of their entry qualification.
Courses like fashion designing or Fine arts may also require submissions of finance details along with documents.
Most Australian universities accept the Indian graduation system of three years for entry into postgraduate courses.
However, some courses and universities may require a qualification equivalent to Australian Bachelor (Honours) Degree, which requires 16 years of formal education, which would mean another year after graduation or a four-year degree course like B.E., B.Tech or other equivalent courses.
One has to fulfill the following eligibitly criteria to study Master's in Australia: IELTS (International English Language Testing Systems):
IELTS is the International English Language Testing System. It measures ability to communicate in English across all four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking. Exams are also conducted in different modes like:
1. Academic Mode
2. General Mode
One can opt for student VISA for higher education in Australia.
There is various job offers for the candidates to work in Australia after completing the Master's degree. Apart from this, there are many consultancies which would help the candidates fetch a desired job in no time.
There are various advantages also for studying in Australia: The degrees which are provided here are globally recognized, people here are very friendly and cooperative, and you will be having an option to earn while working. There are various universities here which are being recognized for research and technology. Last but not the least the weather is most suitable for Indian students.
The duration of the VISA will be based on duration of the course. For example, if you enroll for a 2 year course the student visa may be granted for a period of more than 24 months but less than 30 months. You may also extend your visa, if you decide to extend your course. Again this would depend on the duration of the extension that you have opted for.
Students VISA will permit the students to work in overseas for a period of 20 hours per week. There are various consultancies that will help you to find jobs in overseas. Australia also has Indian Student Association that help the students get help in terms of airport pickup, initial accommodation at the University. Also many universities have region specific associations such as Tamil association, Punjabi association etc.
Clear VISA guidelines are mentioned by American Embassy .Along with submission of forms, funds have to be shown to the embassy which cover a student (and dependants in case spouse or children are accompanying) for studies, living and travel cost.
Most of the students can share the accommodation with the friends in terms of house, food, power etc.
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