|No. of international students||Overall % of international students||Most represented countries|
|420,501||28%||China, India & Nepal|
International Students have the option of three intakes for enrollment. Fall, Winter and Summer Intake and are sometimes called Semester respectively. Australia’s intakes for international students are described below:
|Major Intakes in Australia||Month||Duration||Intake details|
|February Intake||February||February-June||Primary Intake, most Universities and all major courses are on offer to international students|
|July Intake||July||July-November||Secondary Intake, most of the courses are available for students who missed the opportunity in fall intake|
|November Intake||Only Few Courses Available|
On an average, an Australian university fee for international course is around $30,000 a year. Over and above, the living cost in Australia varies a lot depending on the state and city but is on the higher side averaging around $15,000 a year in cities like Sydney and Melbourne, but it offers you to earn part time of 20 hours/ week to offset the living expenses.
This is a typical degree that takes three to four years to complete depending on the university and field of study.
According to the Australian higher education system, this degree offers the most in-depth instruction available at the undergraduate level. In reality, Honours entails one additional year of study after a bachelor's degree in the same area.
Those who are interested in technical or vocational sectors would benefit from an Advanced Diploma. Three to four semesters of bachelor's study are required to earn an Associate Degree.
Those who desire to pursue higher skilled or paraprofessional employment generally enroll in diploma courses, which lasts between 1-2 years.
Traditional master's degree Programs
There are four major types of programs offered: Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MSc), and Master of Business Administration (MBA), each having duration between 1-2 years.
Taking courses in this area will put you on the fast track to a doctorate like a PhD. Such courses are suitable for students with a good undergraduate background and a strong interest towards research.
Three to six years is the average length of time, which a student spends in this program. These programs are available to those students with a solid undergraduate background and strong research interest.
It is usually a mix of two specialized courses; e.g. MSc in Aeronautical Engineering along with a Master’s in some other discipline. Joint degrees are usually offered as a combination between two universities or offered at a single university.