Study in Australia

Australia is one of the most favored international education destinations. Australia has 7 universities which feature in the list of top 100 universities in the world. It offers a diverse range of study in Australia options for international students, with more than 1200 institutions and 22,000 courses to choose from. Apart from high academic credentials, the cities of Australia are particularly known for the welcoming air that they possess. Thus, it is not surprising that 5 out of 30 most friendly cities for international students in the world are in Australian Education Consultants. As an international student on a student visa, you must study with an institution or a course that is registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). CRICOS registration guarantees that the course and the institution where you study meet the high standards expected by international students. At present, there are 38 public universities and 3 private universities that are CRICOS recognized.

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The key to success is good education. When you enter the job market, it matters a lot where you had your education. The better the university you take the degree from, the better your future career prospects.

Students who wish to go abroad have many choices, these days. But many of them end up taking courses that are not suitable for them or end up in institutions that are not worth going to. Reason? Lack of proper guidance!

MAKS BELA, a company run by professionals, is committed to give you impartial advice on your higher education & career and help secure your future. MAKS BELA offers an integrated package of services to students who wish to go abroad for higher education.


Australia, officially named as Commonwealth of Australia, is one of the most happening places in the world for one to study and live. It is in terms of size the sixth largest country in the world. Australia holds a position of pride as one of the most developed nations of the world. It is also one of the wealthiest countries of the world. The population of Australia comprises of English, Australians, Irish, and Scottish etc. Indians constitute 2% of the total population of Australia.

Life and culture of Australia is quite cosmopolitan in nature. The people of varied nationalities have migrated to Australia and settled there. Although Australia has no official language, English, however, is the most commonly spoken language. Apart from English, other languages such as Mandarin, Italian, Arabic, and Greek are also widely spoken. Australia is a secular country and, therefore, there is no state religion. Nonetheless, the people adhering to Christian way of life and beliefs constitute majority in Australia. Other non- Christian religions such as Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism and Judaism also has its fair share of followers in the country.

Australia experiences temperate weather. Climatic conditions can vary from one part of the country to the other because of the sheer size of the country. The northern part of the country experiences warm weather most of the year while the southern part usually, witnesses cooler winters. Indian population is scattered across the country. Nevertheless, Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth are the places where majority of Indians reside and work in Australia. Also, these are the cities where Indian cuisine restaurants and movie theaters showcasing Indian movies are found the most. These cities have highly cosmopolitan culture and are very welcoming.

From the point of view of employment, tourism is one of the top industries in Australia. Consequently, finding a temporary or a part time job in a hotel or a bar is not difficult. Apart from this, agriculture; manufacturing and telecommunications are other flourishing areas of employment.

Top 5 Specializations

  • Going by the numbers, the top 5 specialization in Australia are
  • Accounting

    Accountants plan the taxation and financial system of various agencies and also act as advisors on financial matters. Accounting is one of the most lucrative undergraduate specializations in Australia, thus, making it a preferred choice for not just native population but also international students. Indian students are more inclined towards these courses. Accounting consists of courses like Bachelors of Commerce and Bachelors of Economics, two most popular courses in Australia. As far as statistics goes, about 25,200 international students are enrolled in these two courses. However, the investment in accounting courses is sure to reap huge benefits. Accounting is also a job oriented stream and a degree in the field usually fetches its graduates with jobs in some of the top agencies and companies as the requirement of students of this field is ever rising. As the result of a survey goes, till 2017 the job opportunities in this field are expected to rise steeply. Thus, a degree in accounting sector can be your stepping stone to a rewarding career.

    Business and Management

    Business and management related course is arguably one of the most popular courses worldwide. Australia is no exception in this sense and the numbers prove it. In the year 2007 about 11,000 international students were enrolled in this course in various universities of the country. Business and Management studies usually inculcate entrepreneurial skills in the students and make efficient managers out of them. Skills developed during the period of the course makes students job ready, to be employed and contribute to their employers immediately and efficiently. Many Indians prefer to pursue a degree in Business and Management in Australia. Almost three quarters of business studies graduates in Australia are employed within six months after their graduation. Opting for Business and Management related course is, therefore, a wise thing to do!

    Information Technology

    Information sciences basically hone the computer and software developing and management skills of the students. The use of computer based technology in almost every sector in present times makes this field particularly lucrative. Information science consists of courses such as Bachelors of Information Technology, Bachelors of Computer Science and Technology and Bachelors of Engineering (Computers). Going by the numbers, 4000 international students were studying in these three courses in the year 2007. The job prospects of the field can be ascertained by the fact that 82% of IT graduate gain employment soon after they graduate. A relatively new field that is currently entering into the mainstream in this category is Information Communication Technology (ICT). Australia™s ICT market is worth AUD 100 Billion and is expected to open up new vistas of employment for IT graduates. A degree in this field is, hence, bound to do wonders for your career.


    An LLB degree, which is a bachelor level degree in the discipline of law, is your key to an exceptional and fulfilling career. The course which teaches you the details about the workings of Australian law and those concerning other jurisdictions as well, can open up gates for various kinds of employment opportunities. Apart from learning law, during the course one can also opt for various elective courses and can modify to study and make it interdisciplinary and apply the learning acquired during the period of the course into practical context. There is no dearth of options when one is armed with an LLB degree. One can launch his/her private practice or can work as an in-house counsel for a large corporation or as a criminal or a community lawyer.

    Health Management

    A degree in Health Management is basically suited to those students who wish to enter the non-clinical workforce such as health promotion, health management etc. These courses involve the teaching and practice of a broader area of health care and management. These courses also are one of the most preferred pathways to a full fledged medical program. The program provides its students a deep understanding of subjects like health care systems, biomedical sciences, health care ethics etc to ensure that the future medical practitioners are well versed with every aspect of their field. The job opportunities for the graduates of this field are available in both public and private sectors dealing with health issues in any form. Hospitals in Australia, particularly, look for such graduates in order to provide holistic health care to its patients.

    Cost of Study

    The cost of your study depends upon the institution and the course that you choose. However, the general range of the fees for various levels of courses is provided below. All the figures are in Australian dollars and are payable every year.

  • Undergraduate Bachelors Degree- $15,000- $33,000 (approximately)
  • Postgraduate Masters Degree- $20,000- $37,000(approximately)
  • Why Study in Australia

    Australia is a global education powerhouse with fantastic long-term opportunities. The infrastructure, facilities, teaching and networking experience in Australia is second to none. This is why studying in Australia has become popular. Moreover, the Australian government has been heavily involved in building a ‘truly internationalised’ education system that is driven by research to address the challenges of the future. Almost $200,000,000 per annum is invested by the Australian government purely on international scholarships. Additionally, the diverse range of courses offered by Australian Universities has resulted in Australia being the 3rd most popular destination for international students. Moreover, 7 of the Top 100 Universities in the World are in Australia as are 5 out of the 30 best student cities in the World. Due to all these reasons, students want to study in Australia to further their dreams.

    Top Universities in Australia

    The Group of 8 is a group of top Australian Universities that are unparalleled in research and delivering comprehensive education. However, given the diversity of courses to choose from, there are a range of other institutions too that may be appealing and suitable for your profile and interests. This has become evident over recent years through the discoveries and innovations that have emerged out of Australia including Wi-Fi, Ultrasound Technologies and Bionic Ear.A good Australian university has a comparative advantage in the following areas of study: Arts and Humanities, Clinical and Digital Health Services, Engineering and Technology, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.

    List of Universities in the Australia

  • Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)
  • Central Queensland University
  • Griffith University
  • RMIT University
  • The Australian National University (ANU)
  • University of Canberra
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Tasmania
  • University of Wollongong
  • Education Cost for Studying in Australia

    Being familiar with education costs in Australia is important, if you are considering Australia as your overseas studying destination. Cost of higher education in Australia is quite affordable as compared to the cost of studying abroad in the UK or the US Let's find out.

    Tuition Fee (AUD $)The first factor to consider among education costs in Australia is the average tuition fees. This ranges from $25,000 - $38,000.

    Accommodation (AUD $)

  • Hostels and Guest houses - $80 to $135 per week
  • Shared Rental - $70 to $250 per week
  • On campus - $80 to $250 per week
  • Home-stay - $110 to $270 per week
  • Rental - $100 to $400 per week
  • Boarding Schools - $10,000 to $20,000 a year
  • Other Living Expenses (AUD$)
  • Groceries and eating out - $80 to $200 per week
  • Gas and electricity - $60 to $100 per week
  • Phone and Internet - $20 to $50 per week
  • Public transport - $10 to $50 per week
  • Car (after purchase) - $150 to $250 per week
  • Entertainment - $50 to $100 per week
  • Minimum cost of living:

  • Average Total - AUD$18,610 /-per annum
  • Scholarships to Study in Australia

  • Major Intakes: February & July
  • Minor Intakes: September & November
  • Students considering Australia scholarships are recommended to begin the application procedure 8-12 months prior to the intake. Scholarship deadlines vary amongst institutions. In order to capitalise on the available scholarships, we advise you to walk into MAKS BELA International as early as possible.

    Admission process for Australian Universities

    To learn about the admission process in Australia and get the best quality advice about the opportunities for studying in Australia, students should register with MAKS BELA. After registration, students will be carefully guided through a number of key stages, maximising their chances of getting admission in the institutions of their choice. This is how we, at MAKS BELA, work on the Australia admissions process.

    Registration You register with MAKS BELA and be assured of obtaining the best quality advice.


    MAKS BELA make an assessment of your academic qualifications, work experience, financial status, career goals as well as life interests and aspirations.

    Standardised Tests

    MAKS BELA evaluate the requirement of any standardised tests you may need to take or review results that has been already obtained.

    University & Course Selection

    Together, we shortlist potential universities and courses that match your profile.

    Document Editing

    MAKS BELA edit the essays, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation and Resume, which have been written by you.

    Application Review and Submission

    The completed application forms are reviewed before they are submitted to your final choice of universities.

    Interview Preparation

    MAKS BELA assist in preparation (including mock sessions) for the interviews that you may have with the chosen universities.

    Visa Counselling

    MAKS BELA assist in preparation (including mock sessions) for the interviews that you may have with the High Commissions or Embassies, as well as the collation and review of relevant documentation for submission of the visa application.

    Pre-Departure Information

    MAKS BELA deliver comprehensive information about the country of choice to ensure that you are completely prepared for life at an overseas university.

    Student Visa Requirements for Australia

    Here is a list of documents required for Australia:

  • Attested copies of X, XII & Graduate Degree (if applicable), Mark Sheets including Backlogs (Re-sits)
  • Evidence of English Language proficiency e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, etc.
  • Standardised Tests e.g. GMAT, GRE (where necessary for the programme)
  • Two academic references
  • Two references from employers (where applicable)
  • Passport sized photographs
  • Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  • Resume/CV
  • Draft for application fees, if applicable
  • Portfolio (for Art, Design & Architecture Courses)
  • Other Certificates & Achievements of Extracurricular Activities
  • Note: Documents required for individual universities and individual courses in Australia may be vary.

    Exams for Application to Universities in Australia

    Students have to pass one or more additional tests before they can be considered by most universities for admission. These range from the standardised graduate and college admission tests such as GRE, GMAT and SAT and English Language tests, such as IELTS, PTE and TOEFL.

    MAKS BELA offers high quality Test Prep programmes in Chennai. Contact MAKS BELA today for detailed information relating to the tests that may be needed for admission in Australia.