Study in Australia after Graduation
Thousands of students go to Australia not only to complete graduation but also post graduation. As per the latest data available for the year 2019, till October, around 62,382 Indian students enrolled themselves in Australian institutes to complete their post graduation.
Australian postgraduate qualifications
There are over 40 universities, which offers a wide range of study programs to international students. As an international student, you can receive the following types of qualifications.
Graduate Certificates or diplomas
If you are looking for a short-term vocational course to improve your understanding of the bachelor’s degree or any other area of your interest, then you can choose graduate certificates or diploma program. Typically, an Australian graduate certificate takes six months to complete, whereas a diploma course takes a year.
Typically, students, after completing their bachelors, go to Australia to pursue a Masters degree. There are two main types of Masters degrees in Australia, one is Masters by Coursework, and the other is Masters by Research. Usually, it takes one to two years in Australia to complete a Masters degree.
- Masters by Research
Masters by Research is ideal for you if you wish to study independently working under the supervision of a guide just like in PhD programs. On completion of a Masters by Research, you will have to submit your research projects.
- Masters by Coursework
Masters by Coursework is ideal for you if you like the traditional pattern of study, i.e., attending classes, making assignments and taking exams. Typically, students take core subjects along with elective ones in Masters by Coursework in Australia. Also, if your study program requires, you will have to complete a minor thesis as well.
Study Fields for Masters in Australia
- Medicine and Health
- Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
- Hospitality, Leisure and Sports
- Applied Sciences
- Natural Sciences
- Computer Science and information technology
- Social Sciences
- Business and Management
- Arts and Design
- Journalism and Media
Post Study Work Visa in Australia after post graduation
Australian government allow international students to work in Australia after completing their post graduation. Depending on your qualification, you may get work authorisation for 2 to 4 years.
Academic requirements for masters in Australia
Australian universities are autonomous bodies and have different criteria for the courses they teach. Typically, to gain entry to an Australian university, you will need a Bachelors degree and IELTS band scores. In some study programs, Australian institutes also ask for work experience or knowledge of a particular subject, etc.
Visa requirements for post graduation in Australia
To pursue a postgraduate study program in Australia, you will need
- Confirmation of enrolment for the institute in which you have applied
- Funds to support your studies and living
- Academic documents
- OSHC (Overseas Student Health Cover)
In addition to this, depending on your case, you may need other supporting documents. To know about them, please meet with our Australian student visa consultants. Pyramid has been assisting students in obtaining an Australian Student visa for more than a decade and a half and has filled study in Australia dreams of thousands of students.
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