Australia has become highly popular among the international students for pursuing higher education. They prefer Australia after U.K and USA because it is cheaper than those countries but still provide quality education. There are a number of universities in Australia which are ranked among the best universities in the world. In Australia, higher education institutes follow British model and provide top class training to the student in their specific field. In addition to this, universities which have collaboration with the renowned research centers all over the world, provide highly advanced facilities for the benefit of students. The environment of Australian university and cities is highly cosmopolitan.
Students can easily find their ideal degree because there are so many options available for them. One can choose an area of specialization from the list of subjects. The cuisine and restaurants have a global influence because everything is quite international in this country. Students can study and enjoy as there are many activities and interesting places in different cities for the students.
There is high reputation for the higher education and training programs delivered by Australian universities. International students who pursue Bachelors degree from Australia are recognized in the world. University, public college and TAFE institute offers courses for higher education but professional courses are only offered by universities. Students can select a university and course according to his career goals and interest. The top ranked universities such as Monash University offers wide range of courses. Students will develop, improve and learn to apply their skills practically as well as gain knowledge that is going to be helpful in the future.
The qualifications earned by the graduates of Australian Universities are internationally recognized. Every undergraduate degree is recognized on national and international level because Government of Australian has endorsed it. Many higher education institutions offer two major types of undergraduate degrees including Bachelor degree and Bachelor degree (Honors). The duration of both degrees is three years if full time courses are completed on time but in bachelor degree (Honors), students may need to complete another year depending on their degree requirement and career goals. Both degrees will prepare the student to start their professional career. After graduation, one can apply for post graduate degree. The entry requirements for undergraduate degree include 12 years education, overseas equivalent, diploma or advanced diploma from the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector. There is a tough competition among students for getting admission in most undergraduate programs. International students will also have to meet one more requirement that is high level English language score. There are few more entry requirements for specific higher education courses aside from the basic entry requirements which may include pre requisite knowledge, work experience, portfolio, audition, test or interview. Every university has a different starting date for the course but first semester usually start from February to November. The academic year is generally consists of two semesters but some universities offer courses in summers as well from December to February so in trimester system, total course length will reduce. Enrollment starts in January or February but there are few universities which also take entry test in the mid of the year for specific courses so students can start applying before January. Students can apply for undergraduate programs in many subjects including Anthropology and Archaeology, Classical history, Social sciences (sociology, psychology, etc), Computer Science, Business studies, Economics, Management, Law, Medical fields/pre-medical fields, Music and arts, Philosophy, English (Literature, etc), Theology and Religion, Administration Studies, Architecture Studies, Art Studies, Construction, Cosmetology Studies, Design Studies, Education, Energy Studies, Engineering Studies, Environmental Studies, Fashion, Food and Beverage Studies, General Studies, Humanities Studies, Journalism and Mass Communication, Life Sciences, Marketing Studies, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Sport, Sustainability Studies, Technology Studies and Tourism and Hospitality. The general bachelor degrees are more flexible in Australia than in UK because students can study subjects along with the electives which they have selected as their major area of specialization. This is a great opportunity for students to learn different subjects and design their degree in an effective way according to their interests and future career goals. After graduation, it helps to find a suitable job that one has dreamt of.