Study in Australia


Australia is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the sixth-largest country in the world respectively. Australia’s capital is Canberra and the largest city is Sydney. The country’s other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. Studying in Australia has become a passion of many international students including Nepal. Therefore, Nepal stands on the third position to supply students after China and India. Australia is home to 43 universities with at least one university main campus based in each state or territory.

While applying to study in Australia from Nepal, it requires more authentic information on student’s sources of funds available including fixed assets and regular income. This can be in the form of salary and business income. No need to say that the language requirements is another parameter to be eligible for studying in Australia. So, students thinking to apply in the Australian institutions should have PTE or IELTS test scores ready. Regular students with no gap or a justifiable gap may be considered to receive student visa for Australia. Your academic score percentage or GPA will decide whether you will get admissions on different programs in the Australian colleges or universities.

Types of Courses:

(a) Postgraduate Course = 2 Years

Students with a Bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply for postgraduate education. Postgraduate studies are more focused on the chosen subject than what it is at the undergraduate level.

(b) Undergraduate Course = 3 Years

This is an important academic qualification offered by Australian universities and colleges referred to as Bachelor’s degree. Students from Nepal are eligible to apply for this degree after high school or +2 in any stream.

(c) Diploma Course = 2 Years

Diploma Courses are available as Diploma and Advanced Diploma in the VET sector. High School completed students are eligible to take these courses. Low tuition fees, flexible time table and professional trainings are the major attractions of the Diploma Courses.

Popular VET Courses:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Hospitality
  • Leadership
  • Information Technology
  • Automobile
  • Health

Popular Higher Degree Courses:

  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Medical Science
  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Computing and IT
  • Geology
  • Allied Health Sciences
  • Health Services Management
  • Social Work

Types of Institution: There are three types of institutions in Australia.

  • Universities
  • TAFE (Technical and Further Education)
  • Private Providers

English Language Requirements:

Map of Australia

All students seeking to study in Australia need to demonstrate their English language skills. Different institutions have set their own standard score point requirements according to the level of courses such as Diploma, Bachelors or Masters. TOEFL, IELTS and PTE are accepted tests of English language to study in Australia. You must meet higher than usual English requirements for some programs.

State-wise List of Universities in Australia:

Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

  1. Australian National University
  2. University of Canberra

New South Wales (NSW)

  1. Australian Catholic University
  2. Charles Sturt University
  3. Macquarie University
  4. Southern Cross University
  5. University of New England
  6. University of New South Wales
  7. University of Newcastle
  8. University of Sydney
  9. University of Technology Sydney
  10. Western Sydney University
  11. University of Wollongong

Northern Territory

  1. Charles Darwin University


  1. Bond University
  2. CQ University
  3. Federation University of Australia
  4. Griffith University
  5. James Cook University
  6. Queensland University of Technology
  7. University of Queensland
  8. University of Southern Queensland
  9. University of the Sunshine Coast

South Australia

  1. Carnegie Mellon University
  2. Flinders University
  3. Torrens University Australia
  4. University of Adelaide
  5. University of South Australia


  1. University of Tasmania


  1. Deakin University
  2. Federation University of Australia
  3. La Trobe University
  4. Monash University
  5. RMIT University
  6. Swinburne University of Technology
  7. University of Divinity
  8. University of Melbourne
  9. Victoria University

Western Australia

  1. Curtin University
  2. Edith Cowan University
  3. Murdoch University
  4. University of Notre Dame Australia
  5. University of Western Australia

For more information on courses, institutions, scholarships and living in Australia, visit the official Australian Government website for international students.

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