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Study in Australia

Why choose to study in Australia? Australia is one of the most popular destination for international students. Australia offers world-class education, has excellent academic reputation, employer reputation and international student ratio. Australia is also culturally diverse and Sydney are Melbourne are considered and rated as Top student cities in the world. Australia is a beautiful and safe country with plenty to see and do. You will gain so much experience and knowledge by studying and living in Australia.


Available Majors

Australia offers very wide options of study majors. Australia has 22,000 courses in more than 1,100 institutions across Australia. A few of the popular majors are Accounting, Commerce, Information Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Design, Law, Nursing, and many more. For further information, you can contact us. Or alternatively, you can also visit this government’s website for further information about courses which are offered for international students in Australia: http://cricos.education.gov.au/.


Below are summaries of a few popular study major:



Accounting

Accounting is a wide course in the VET and undergraduate level. If you are thinking of applying to accounting program in VET Schools, you would get certificate according to what certification you have chosen. You cannot work as an accountant if you only get a certificate, but you can work as an assistant accountant, different with taking the undergraduate bachelor degree of accounting in University.

Bachelor of accounting is one of the courses that is most popular in accounting. It is one of the way to be a professional accountant. There are other degrees you can take which also teaches accounting In general, such as Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Commerce. To become a professional accountant, you have to see whether the course that you took is accredited by the professional association in Australia, like CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand, and the Institute of Public Accountants. To get a full accreditation, graduates must continue their education and do interns.

When you are studying accounting in Australia, the course will be taught using the state of the art technology which is developed to match the need of the people. The professors are all experienced and have a high qualification to teach. After you graduate, you can work in Australia or go back to you home country and work as an accountant there.

Prospect:

Graduates can then work as:

  • Taxation officers
  • Bankers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Forensic Accountants
  • Investment Managers
  • Stockbroking Managers
  • Traders
  • Investment Analysts
  • Financial Advisors
  • Management Cons

Salary:

The lowest salary an accountant gets in Australia is around AUD 48,000 per annum, with the highest salary around AUD 200,000 per annum.

Actuary

Actuary is a profession which utilize mathematical, statistical, economy, and financial knowledge to identify risks and uncertainties. They need to have a vast knowledge and capability to solve complex problems in order to identify problems that may occur and to minimalize the impact.

To become an actuary, you have to take a course in Actuary, which is taking a degree in Bachelor of Commerce with Actuarial Studies as your main study in one of five accredited universities in Australia, which are, Macquarie University, University of New South Wales, University of Melbourne, Curtin University, Australian National University (and Monash University which is going to come on board soon). After that you have to finish the program through an institute which combined specialization, interns, and professional course. At the end of it, you will have the qualification to be a member of Institute of Actuaries of Australia (FIAA)

Prospect:

Actuary is one of a profession with high prospect. You can work in sectors which need someone who can predict and calculate in precise and detailed such as in Insurance companies, banks, courts, building and construction companies, government, etc. Many Actuary are self-employed and work as a consultant. You can either work in Australia or you own country because many big companies actually needs it.

Salary:

The lowest salary an Actuary gets is around AUD 65,000 per annum while the highest is around AUD 250,000 per annum as a Senior Actuary.

Architecture

Architecture is a course where it teaches you about how to build a building or structure. You need creativity and engineering capability in this course. You will learn how to mix different types of materials to build. Some of the subjects are sustainable architecture, real estate development, sketchbook drawing, workshops, and interior design.

Prospect:

Graduates can work as:

  • Architect
  • Landscape Architect
  • Urban and Regional Planner
  • Civil Engineer
  • Plumber
  • Fibrous Plasterer
  • Safety Inspector
  • Carpenter
  • Building and Construction Manager
  • Painter
  • Interior Designer
  • Construction Plant Operator
  • Project Manager
  • Surveyor
  • Town Planner

Salary:

The lowest salary of an Architect is around AUD 60,000 per annum with the highest salary of around AUD 160,000 per annum.

Cookery

Cookery is one of the most popular course taken in Australia, as there are a lot of job openings which involves cookery. In this course you are taught about different technics of cooking and the knowledge of the ingredients that you are using to cook. You can also choose from different certification and diplomas or bachelor degree for this course depending on your preference. For bachelor degree, you would have to take the Hospitality course, while the Certification can be divided into four, which are Certificate III, & IV in Commercial Cookery and Certificate III & IV in Patisserie, where Certificate IV is harder to get than Certificate III.

After you finish the course, you can work immediately using the temporary graduate visa which are prepared for graduates so that they can immediately work according to what they have learned in Australia. This temporary graduate visa can also lead to a higher chance of getting a Permanent Residency in Australia.

Prospect:

Graduates can work as a chef in many hotels and restaurants that are available in Australia or you can work in your own country.

Salary:

The lowest salary of a chef is around AUD 45,000 per annum and the highest one is around AUD 90,000 per annum.

Engineering

Engineering is a course which involves the building of infrastructures, such as building, bridges, highways, and machines. Engineer gives solution, innovation, and practical solution into our life. Engineers also create, design, builds, manufacture, and invent in their daily life.

The engineering course is divided into several different courses, such as aerospace engineering, automotive engineering, biomedical engineering, bioinformatics engineering; chemical engineering, civil and structural engineering, computer engineering, computer science engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, food science and technology engineering, forest engineering, geospatial engineering, manufacturing engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics engineering, mining engineering, natural resources engineering, naval architecture, petroleum engineering, pharmaceutical engineering, photonics engineering, photovoltaic engineering, renewable energy engineering, software engineering, sustainable engineering and telecommunications engineering.

Engineering graduates are also given a higher priority to get a Permanent Residency in Australia.

Prospect:

Graduates can work as:

  • Coal Miner
  • Technician Electrical/Engineering/Electronics
  • Fitter and Turner
  • Instrument Maker
  • Engineer
  • Scientist
  • Systems Analyst

Salary:

The lowest salary in engineering sector is around AUD 50,000 per annum while the highest salary is around AUD 300,000 per annum.

Information Technology

Information Technology (IT) is a course which utilize computers to work on various things, especially those related to business, such as analysis technique, designing, implementing, and maintenance of computer system in a business environment. IT is actually related to computer and software to change, store, protect, process, and sending information. However, nowadays IT is mostly used in the aspect of computing and information. That is why you will see different courses of IT, such as games design and development, human-computer interaction, cyber forensics, information security and management, and digital media. You will also learn about the hardware, software, design, administration, and operational work which is needed to maintain the hardware, software, and computer network.

Prospect:

Graduates can work as:

  • Computer Aided Drawing (CAD) Operator
  • Data Communication Technician
  • Designer, Digital Designer/Administrator
  • Web Designer/Developer
  • E-commerce Specialist
  • Information Systems Manager

Salary:

The lowest salary of an IT profession is around AUD 44,000 per annum and the highest is around AUD 101,000 per annum.

Nursing

The nursing course focused on how to care individual and community while utilizing the knowledge of science, training, and skill which is developed through study and wide range of carrier. Nurses are focused on promoting how to take care of health and prevent diseases and injuries, healthcare facilities, also optimizing health and life.

You can choose to take a bachelor or diploma degree in Nursing. You can also choose to take a certification. If you choose the bachelor degree, you have to finish a 3-year study in Australia and you will get a qualification to become a General Registered Nurse. You will learn about nursing in general at that period. You can continue into a post-graduate study if you want to learn more complex matter, such as taking the paediatrics, critical care, nursing education, emergency nursing, disaster and emergency management, aged care, advanced medical and surgical, mental health, palliative care, and nursing management.

Prospect:

Nurse is one of the most wanted profession in Australia and in all other countries, although the level of appreciation is quite different. You can work in hospitals, communities, clinics, prisons, house, community centres, schools, etc..

Salary:

The lowest salary you can get in nursing profession in Australia is around AUD 49,000 per annum with the highest at around AUD 84,000 per annum.

Psychology

In Psychology course, you will learn about social science and the development of psychology, how to study, perception, the biological basis of behaviour, personality and differences in individual, recognition, and research methodology and statistics. You will study a lot about human interaction (both individually and community), how the interaction happens, and how to analyse all of that. You may also learn about criminology, counselling, addiction, etc. You can choose according to your preference as Australia has quite a lot of variety of courses in psychology.

Prospect:

Graduates can work as a psychologist in health care and social assistance, education and training, public administration and safety, hospitals, and even school sector.

Salary:

The lowest salary a Psychologist get is around AUD 60,000 per annum with the highest at around AUD 118,000 per annum.


The Process

To study in Australia, you will need to:

  1. Choose your major of study
  2. Find the right institution or university.
  3. Make an application to the education institution.
  4. Get a Letter of Offer from the education institution and accept the Letter of Offer.
  5. Make payment to the education institution.
  6. Proceed to submit a student visa application.
  7. Once the visa is granted, you can enter Australia to commence your study in Australia.

Alternatively, if you submit a student visa application from inside Australia, you can commence your study while you wait for your student visa to be granted.


Requirements to Study in Australia

University and College requirements

To study in Australia, you will need to meet the education institution's academic and English entry requirements. Generally, student must complete Year 12 or its equivalent in student's home country. A few programs such as Certificate II or Certificate III or trade qualification require lower qualifications (i.e. Year 11).

For English entry requirement, students need to provide IELTS test result ranging from IELTS 5.5 - 6.5 for direct entry to Diploma-level or Bachelor study program. For student with IELTS band lower than 5.5, student can also choose to study English in Australia before commencing higher level of study. As each program’s entry requirements varies, please contact us for accurate information.


Visa Requirements

Aside from meeting the education institution’s entry requirement, the student must also get a student visa. Below are a few of mandatory visa requirement.

  • Financial Requirement
    Student will usually need to provide financial documents from parents or close family members. Generally, the financial guarantor will need to provide evidences that they have sufficient funds to cover the student’s flight ticket cost, living cost and student’s tuition fees for 1 year in Australia. The approximate living cost per year is A$19,830, and 1 year tuition fee range from A$5,400- $45,000 per year depending on the study program you choose. Financial guarantor must also provide evidence that they have reliable source of income. Which means that the guarantor must prepare their business registration license or payslips to proof that they have sufficient income to support the student in Australia

  • Identity documents
    Student will need to provide passport, birth certificate, national ID card, etc.

  • Medical Check Up
    Student must meet health requirement and the medical examination will be for general health examination and chest x-ray. Student must be free of Tuberculosis.

  • Health Insurance (Overseas Student Health Cover)
    Student must be fully covered with health insurance during their stay in Australia. Our agent will provide the options and help you to arrange the health cover. The insurance cost starts from $510/year.

  • Genuine Temporary Entrant Criteria
    Student must provide a letter to explain his/her circumstances and the reason they are undertaking the study program they choose. For GTE Requirements, please see this link: https://www.border.gov.au/StudyinginAustralia/Documents/direction-no-69.pdf for further information. For complete student visa document checklist and student visa application form, please refer to Information section in our website.


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