Abroad , Study in Australia
Australia is the largest country, geographically, and is a continent in itself. It lies in the southern hemisphere so the weather changes are opposite than those of India. Australia has five of the 30 best cities in the world for students to live in based on student mix, affordability, quality of life, and employment opportunities. The capital of Australia is Canberra.
Australia has the third-highest number of international students in the world after the United Kingdom and the United States. It also has seven of the top 100 universities in the world. Australia's national quality assurance system is unique in its structure and rigor. The Australian Quality Training Framework has been set up by the government to strengthen the quality assurance processes in education.
College Fit: At the higher education level, students have a wide range of options when they choose a college or university. Although there are agencies that attempt to rank colleges and universities, the concept of “fit” is also important. The GPA* of admitted students are important, but majors offered, location, number of students enrolled, and campus culture are all factors influencing a prospective student’s decision. Some colleges and universities are publicly funded, while others are privately supported.
*GPA means grade point average. It is the average of all grades received.
Popular student destinations: The top universities in Australia are The Austrelia National University,The University of New South Wales, The University of Melbourne, The University of Western Sydney, and Monash University (in no particular order). The area of New South Wales on the east coast of Australia is the centre of all its renowned academic institutes. Most of the best colleges in the country are situated in cities like Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Perth. About 70,000 Indian students were studying in Australia during the academic year 2016-17. Accounting, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Health Care, Information Technology, and Hotel Management are the popular courses Indian students pursue in Australia
Australia is applauded for its focused and practical education system and world-class infrastructure. It attracts a lot of international students owing to its high living standard with relatively lower expenses. These factors make Australia one of the top choices for students who wish to pursue higher education abroad.
The degrees gained in the country are internationally recognized. Above all, the student support services are excellent. Therefore, graduates from Australian University are in high demands among the employers all around the world.
The eligibility requirements and admission procedures for international students may differ from one higher education or VET (vocation education and training) provider to another. Those students who already know the qualification levels they wish to obtain and the particular institution in which they would like to study can visit the educational institution's website and learn about that educational institution's specific eligibility requirements and the detailed admission procedures in their desired program of study.
However, you can check out the eligibility requirements and education admission procedures prevalent in Australia. It will prove useful as a general guideline to all international students who wish to obtain either a VET qualification or a higher education qualification in Australia.
Eligibility for Australian University
- Almost all Australian Universities accept the 3-year graduation system for entry into most postgraduate courses. For instance, an Indian bachelor degree like B.A., B.Com. or B.Sc. (ordinary) is equivalent to an Australian Bachelor (Ordinary) Degree.
- However, some courses and universities may require a qualification equivalent to Australian Bachelor (Honours) Degree, which requires either a honors graduation degree like B.A. (H), B. Com (H) etc or 16 years of formal education, which would mean another year after graduation or a four year degree course like B.E., B. Tech and other such courses.
- For most Universities, a good first degree from a leading university in India or its equivalent is essential.
You need to provide details if your education including your course subjects and grades in the application. Students applying for admission are required to submit an official transcript from each college or university that they have attended after secondary school with complete details of the subjects, credits involved and other details like correspondence courses, diplomas etc. You should provide the attested copy of the following:
- Standard X Mark sheet
- Standard XII Mark sheet
- Bachelor Degree / Provisional Certificate with mark sheet