Study in Australia

A complete guide on the Australian education, courses, eligibility & visa procedure.

Australia is the most preferred destination to study abroad. Every year the country has managed to attract thousands of students. The main reason for such charm is the extreme flexible education system offering practical vocational college, high-infra equipped universities and professional year programs to support the students before aggressively indulging in the corporate culture.

The country is suitable for every Nepalese students in terms of affordability, quality education, living condition and employment opportunities.

With 22,000 courses and 1200+ Academic Institutes, the country does offer a larger spectrum in the education field. Surprising there are more than 2.5 million international students who have ventured their education from the Australian Universities.

To urge the students towards education several Scholarship & Aids are available for International Students.


Tertiary Education

It consists of University education, Technical & Further Education (TAFE) and Vocational Education & Training (VET).  Australia has total 43 universities amongst which 40 of it is operated by the Australian Government, 2 are international universities and 1 is a private university.

With each passing years the number of students enrolled in TAFE & VET are increasing, they are searching more of skilled development studies rather than University degree. Another reason for it may be lower fee structure. Short courses, certificate courses, diplomas and advanced diplomas are offered to the students.

Degree Education

Australian Government has developed Australian Qualification Framework (AQF). Under this, the Government has urged flexibility in the education where the students can move from one level of study to the next by transferring their previous study credit. Following are the AQF’s degree approved by the Australian Government;

Post-Graduate Courses

  • Doctorate

  • Master Degree (Research)

  • Master Degree (Extended)

  • Master Degree (Coursework)

Under-Graduate Courses

  • Bachelor Degree

  • Bachelor Degree (honors)

Vocational & Technical Courses

  • Diploma

  • Advanced Diploma

  • Associate Degree (Associate Diploma/ AQF Diploma)



Agriculture: Bio-technology, Agriculture Science, Horticulture, Forestry

Hospitality & tourism: Tourism management, Hotel management, Commercial cookery

Art & design: Public Relations, Literature, Communications, Philosophy, History, Psychology, Foreign Language Studies.

Visual & Performing Arts: Graphic Arts, Art, Fashion, Crafts, Music, Performing Arts.

Education: Special Education, Early Childhood, Teaching, Early Childhood.

Science: Chemistry, Pharmacology, Environmental Science

Engineering & Technology: Electrical, Electronics, Structural, Chemical, Automotive, Civil, Telecommunications, Mining, Aeronautical, General Engineering, Industrial, Computer, Mechatronics.

Law & Business: Business Administration, Economics, HR, Management, Accounting, CPA, Finance.

Health & Sciences: Pharmacy, Nursing, Nutrition, Public Health, Environment Health, Family Health Care.



  • Vocational & Training Courses: January, May, June, October

  • Foundation Courses: February (intake may differ as per the Universities)

  • Under-graduate Courses: February, July & November

  • Post-graduate Courses: March, July & November

  • Doctoral degree: Depends on the project requirement.


The general criteria that every student must fulfill in order to get admission in Australian Universities are;

  • English Language Proficiency
  • Every interested applicant willing to study in Australia, should take English language proficiency test such as IELTS/TOFEL/PTE, as per the demand of the University.
  • For Under-graduate/ Post-graduate programs, minimum IELTS score required is 6.0 & 6.5, not less than 6 in each section.

For Post-Graduate study in Australia

  • 15 years of education from a recognized under-graduate universities or institute

  • Strong Academic background (involvement in extra-circular activities, adds a credit)

  • For students deciding to join MBA should showcase relevant work experience

  • IELTS/TOFEL/PTE (whichever is applicable)

  • Academic marksheets & transcripts

  • Application form & fees

  • Statement of Purpose (SOP)

  • Letter of Recommendations

  • Affidavit financial documents (Declaration & certification of finances)

  • Resume

For Under-Graduate study in Australia

  • 12 years of schooling or a High-school certificate

  • Minimum academic score of 60 per cent will be an advantage

  • Technical subjects, such as Mathematics, Science will hold benefit

  • IELTS/TOFEL/PTE (whichever is applicable)

  • Academic marksheets & transcripts

  • Application form & fees

  • Statement of Purpose (SOP)

  • Letter of Recommendations

  • Affidavit financial documents (Declaration & certification of finances)

  • Resume


  • On arrival Orientation programs

  • Health, counseling, lodging and employment service

  •  International student counselor

Why NIBC Educational Foundation for study abroad Australia?

From scratch NIBC Education Foundation assists the student in the following manner;

  • Apply for the desired universities
  • Present past academic records (Notarized), IELTS/PTE score card, Statement of Purpose (SOP) and any other prior working experience for credits.
  • Evidence of liquid funds and get affidavit of sponsors.
  • Obtain Offer letter
  • Accept offer letter, get it signed and email back to the University.
  • Get confirmation of enrollment
  • Match with Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirement.
  •  Make payment of tuition fees, application fees and health insurance fees (if any).
  • Show sufficient balance for living expenses.
  • Fulfill general requirements
  • Get Electronic Confirmation of Enrollment (eCOE).
  • Arrange for Bio-Metric tests.
  • Submit every required document for visa.
  • Prepare student for mock interviews.


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