STUDY IN AUSTRALIA
Australian education has a strong international value for excellence. Australian degrees are recognized world wide. The education institutions in Australia rank among the world's best & the standard of education is high. Combination of competitive tuition fees and low cost of living is the advantage of Australian Education. Australian institutions offer wide variety of courses with flexible delivery methods.
A highly developed country and one of the wealthiest, Australia is the world's 12th-largest economy and has the world's fifth-highest per capita income.
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 G20, OECD, WTO, APEC, UN, Commonwealth of Nations, ANZUS and the Pacific Islands Forum.
In the Program for International Student Assessment, Australia regularly scores among the top five of thirty major developed countries.
The ratio of international to local students in tertiary education in Australia is the highest in the OECD countries.
Australia has a population of about 22.2 million, and has a growth rate of approximately 1.8% per year, 60% of which is via immigration. Average adult weekly earnings in 2008 were just under $1,300 AU, nationwide.
In 2011-2012, 7 Australian universities were ranked amongst the world's top 200.
Why Study in Australia?
While overseas study is expensive, Australia is more affordable than most other destinations and offers a high standard of quality education, excellent living condition and a tolerant multicultural society. Australia's Higher Education Institutions rank among the world's best and the quality of education they offer is correspondingly high.
Higher education in Australia provides value for money by offering shorter and more intensive courses, they quickly incorporate latest innovations in science & technology, modern trends in marketing & management in their diploma/degree programs, hence Australian education is more practical and responsive to the needs of Trade & Industry.
Australia seems to be high on the list for many reasons
- Indian 12+3 is acceptable for masters degree. and the duration for the masters courses is between 1, 1.5 to 2 years.
- Competitive costs for tuitions and living in comparison to other developed countries like USA, UK etc.
- Australian education is recognized worldwide from the United States to New Zealand.
- High Standard of education in international terms, good research facilities available with state of the art equipment.
- Visa process is straightforward and fair.
- Currently over 50,000 Indian Students in Australia.
- Australian universities are members of an International Academic community and academic staff are frequently recruited on an international basis.
- Australian academics and graduates are keenly recruited into institutions overseas, indicating a measure of Quality Education.
- ESOS Act to protect the interest of overseas students.
- Safe country with pleasent climate and a stable democracy.
The Association of Australian Education Representatives in India (AAERI)
The Association is supported by Australian High Commission, New Delhi and its members. AAERI aims to maintain high level of ethics in the profession of counseling and students recruitment for Australia.
In Australia every course offered in a university has CRICOS Code which is given by Australian Government reflecting that the education system is fully controlled by the Government in Australia. There is no formal ranking of universities. Thus students from all around the world have long made Australia their education destination.
The Association of Australian Education Representatives in India (AAERI)
Australia has an integrated nationwide system of qualifications, known as the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF), which is recognized by the Australian Government.
Under this, students can move easily from one level of study to the next and receive credit for previous study. It brings together the quality offered at different levels.
There are 41 universities ranging in size from around 3,000 students to 50,000 students - 39 of these are government run. Australian universities offer undergraduate and postgraduate programs in traditional and modern subject areas such as innovative courses in IT, electronic business and science. Australian academics have won prestigious awards, including several Nobel Prizes, and are involved in ground-breaking research.
Awards at Australian Universities
Awarded courses vary considerably with the higher education sector in the form of entry requirements, duration and method of assessment. The following awards are offered by Australian Universities:
- Doctoral Degree
- Masters Degree
- Graduate Diploma / Graduate Certificate
- Bachelors Degree
- TAFE Certificate III & IV
- Undergraduate Diploma / Advanced Diploma
- Associate Diploma/ AQF (Australian Quality Framework) Diploma
Courses available at Under Graduate & Graduate Level
Under Graduates & Graduate level programmes may vary from 3 to 4 years. They are available across all faculties of Arts, Commerce, Science and Information Technology
- Humanities : English, Philosophy, History, Foreign Language Studies, Communications, Psychology
- Education : Education Studies, Teaching, Early Childhood, Special Education
- Social Studies : Geography, Behavioral Studies, Welfare And Counseling, Sport And Recreation, Sociology
- Mathematics And Computing : Mathematics And Statistics, Computer Based Information System, Computer Science
- Science : Science Pharmacology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Biotechnology
- Visual And Performing Arts : Art, Graphic Arts, Fashion Design, Crafts, Performing Arts, Music
- Engineering : Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Electronics, Structural, Mechanical, Automotive, Aeronautical, Mining, Industrial, General Engineering, Computer, Telecommunications, Mechatronics, Polymer, Environmental
- Business Administration & Law : Economics, Accounting, Commerce, Management, Administration, Marketing, Finance, HR Economics, Accounting, Commerce, Management, Administration, Marketing, Finance, HR
- Health Sciences : Nursing, Nutrition, Environmental Health, Personal And Family Health Care, Pharmacy, Veterinary Sci, Public Health, Physiotherapy.
- Agriculture : Agriculture, Forest, Horticulture
- Hospitality & Tourism : Hotel Management, Tourism Management, Commercial Cookery.
Vocational Education & Training in Australia (VET)
Australia’s VET sector is based on a partnership between governments and industry. VET qualifications are provided by government institutions, called Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions, as well as private institutions. Australian governments (federal and state) provide funding, develop policies, and contribute to regulation and quality assurance of the sector. Industry and employer groups contribute to training policies and priorities, and in developing qualifications that deliver skills to the workforce.
In Australia, VET teaching staff are not just industry-aware, but have actual experience in their fields of expertise – maintaining the currency of their knowledge, and modifying their courses to reflect changing industry focus and needs. And that means you learn not only the theory, but also the reality of the subjects you are studying.
Many of their VET courses incorporate a period of on-site learning, which means you don’t just learn in a classroom, but get priceless industry experience in a genuine work environment. It’s real-world industry experience, ensures that your qualifications fully prepare you for employment in your chosen industry.
Educational Degrees Offered by Australian Universities
For students at the undergraduate and postgraduate level the Australian universities courses guide can be searched to identify suitable study programs depending on area of interest and where the course is provided. The distance education and online courses are shown separately from the on-campus courses to make the search as simple as possible
Undergraduate Studies : Bachelor programs may vary from 3 to 4 years. They are available across all faculties of Arts Commerce, Science, IT
Postgraduate Studies: Australia offers a wide variety of choices for post graduate studies .The individual universities offer different strengths and capabilities, providing a diverse base for research for students. Australian Universities pride themselves on a strong research base and sate of the art equipment to their Universities.
Universities in Australia
The Australian higher education sector offers a complete range of university courses and programs leading to highly regarded and internationally recognised qualifications. Australia is the destination of choice for students from around the world looking for a quality education at an affordable price.
Universities in Australia
- Australian Catholic University
- Bond University
- Central Queensland University
- Charles Darwin University
- Charles Sturt University
- Curtin University of Technology
- Deakin University
- Edith Cowan University
- Flinders University
- Griffith University
- James Cook University
- La Trobe University
- Macquarie University
- Monash University
- Murdoch University
- Queensland University of Technology
- RMIT University
- Southern Cross University
- Swinburne University of Technology
- The Australian National University
- The University of Adelaide
- The University of Melbourne
- The University of New South Wales
- The University of Newcastle
- The University of Notre Dame Australia
- The University of Queensland
- The University of Sydney
- The University of Western Australia
- University of Ballarat
- University of Canberra
- University of New England
- University of South Australia
- University of Southern Queensland
- University of Tasmania
- University of Technology, Sydney
- University of the Sunshine Coast
- University of Western Sydney
- University of Wollongong
- Victoria University