Education in Australia - Bansal Immigration - Your Future, Our Priority

Though the island continent is small with a population of only 24.5 million, education in Australia is considered to be top-notch. According to a study conducted by the University College of London’s Centre for Global Higher Education, very soon, Australia is expected to take over the United Kingdom as the world’s second most popular study destination, just behind the US.  With a diverse range of study options for international students, Australia owns more than 1,200 institutions and over 22,000 courses to choose from. Assorted yet captivating! Isn’t it?

The standard of education in Australia is considered par excellence and you can study at all levels of education starting from primary and secondary school, to vocational education and training (VET),  English language courses to universities too. Regardless of what you are studying or how long you are studying for, Australia’s laws promote quality education and fortification for international students.

WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE AUSTRALIA?

Following are some facts as to why you should choose education in Australia :

  • Currently, Australia is the home 700,000 international students.
  • 6 out the of the world’s top 100 universities are in Australia
  • Over A$300 million in scholarships for international students by the Australian Government.
  • With over 2.5 million international alumni, pupils from Australian Educational institutions are making a global difference.
  • 15 Nobel laureates of all the times have studied in Australia
  • Through various educational awards and scholarships, you might also earn a chance to get free education in Australia (only if you fulfill certain criteria)

­­LEVELS OF EDUCATION IN AUSTRALIA

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) was established in 1995 as a national policy that specifies the standards of qualifications for the tertiary education sector along with the school leaving certificate, called the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education. With AQF, the degree you have is renowned and authorized by the government.

AQF incorporates of 10 levels
interconnecting various schools, colleges, universities and educational
institutions in one single national system, in Australia. This ensures
flexibility, choice and better career planning for students. The fundamental
structure of education in
Australia is three-tiered with primary, secondary and tertiary levels of
education. The primary and
the secondary levels of education in Australia  includes the schooling whereas the tertiary education of Australia
includes both higher education (including
universities) and vocational education and training (VET).Here’s a synopsis of the different levels of education in the
Australia:

Level
1
Certificate
I
Level
2
Certificate
II
Level
3
Certificate
III
Level
4
Certificate
IV
Level
5
Diploma
Level
6
Advanced
Diploma, Associate Degree
Level
7
Bachelor’s
Degree
Level
8
Bachelor’s  Honours Degree, Graduation Certificate,
Graduate Diploma
Level
9
Master’s
Degree
Level
10
Doctoral
Degree

The uppermost level of education in Australia is the
university level. With diverse career options from 43 universities (40 out of
which are government funded, 2 are international universities and 1 is a
private university) a student may opt for bachelor degrees or postgraduate courses
which can comprise certificate, postgraduate diploma, master and doctoral
programs.

Students can also enroll for vocational
courses. They work as a doorway to university education or industry for work.
These courses magnify the significance of practical skills and industry
training and they are offered by government-funded (including TAFE – Technical
and Further Education) as well as private institutions.

ACADEMIC YEAR IN AUSTRALIA

Following is a list which gives insights on the tenure, initiation period and cost of education in Australia.

Schools (Primary
Education in Australia)

  • Tenure – 13 years in total
    (Kindergarten/Preparatory to Year 12)
  • Semesters – 4
  • Initiates
    in
     – Late
    January/early February
  • Cost-
    $7,800 to $30,000*

English

  • Tenure – From 5 weeks to 1 year
  • Semesters – Year is split into weeks
  • Initiates
    in
      –
    Throughout the year
  • Cost- Around $300* per week depending on course length

Foundation

  • Tenure – 1 year (some may be longer)
  • Semesters – Depending upon course
  • Initiates
    in
      –
    February but can vary
  • Cost-
    (not mentioned)

Vocational Education
and Training

  • Tenure – 1 to 4 years
  • Semesters – Two
  • Initiates
    in
      –
    February but can vary
  • Cost-
    $4,000 to $22,000*

Undergraduate

  • Tenure – Typically 3 years (4 years for honors
    degree)
  • Semesters – 2,  although some institutions offer 3 semesters
    (trimesters)
  • Initiates
    in
      –
    Typically March, but can vary by course and institution
  • Cost-$20,000 to $45,000*

Postgraduate

  • Tenure – 1 to 2 years
  • Semesters – 2, although some institutions
    offer 3 semesters (trimesters)
  • Initiates
    in
      –
    Typically March
  • Cost-
    $22,000 to $50,000*

Doctoral

  • Tenure – 3 years (plus 1 year for review)
  • Semesters – Mostly doctoral candidates do not attend class, therefore, there are usually no formal semesters
  • Initiates – Start dates are negotiated with
    PhD supervisor
  • Cost-
    $18,000 to $42,000*

NOTE : *These are tentative figures and might
differ depending upon the courses and institutions.

Bansal Immigration Consultants offers much-needed assistance as to how to convince them about your true intention to study in Australia.

HOW
CAN WE HELP

  • BANSAL Immigration Consultants offers the much needed assistance as to how convince them about your true intention to study in Australia.
  • We do everything to present you as a genuine applicant so that you can be trusted that you will adhere to all the rules while in Australia.
  • We also make sure that your interview round goes well which is yet another successful step to get a visa for the same.