Business related courses are by far the most popular amongst international students in Australia. There is a wide range of disciplines for you to choose from. This includes accounting, finance and marketing, as well as human resources, hotel management and actuarial studies. For many courses, you also have the option to specialise in more than one discipline.
Entry requirements ranges between courses and institutions. Some courses such as actuarial studies are relatively tough to enter whilst others such as hotel management have relatively lower requirements. However, credit transfer and exemptions from past studies are commonly available for business courses.
Arts and Social Sciences
Arts and Social Sciences is one of the most broadest field of studies. Some popular specialisations include translation, interpretation, education, languages and design. Other specialisations include media, music, communication, history, geography and archaeology- the list is almost endless.
You can also choose to combine an Arts and Social Sciences degree with another degree such as law or business. Such combinations are quite popular as it can widen your career opportunities in the future.
Information Technology (IT)
There are more than 50 information technology (IT) related courses in Australia. Whilst most courses will include some aspects of computer science and information systems, you will also have the option to specialise in specific areas such as computer engineering, computer programming and systems analysis.
Entry requirements can depend on your academic background as well as your professional experience. However, there are courses available to cater for all levels. New and specialised courses are also being developed constantly in light of the advances in technology.
Australia offers one of the best environments for the study of science as it has world class researchers and facilities. A variety of specialisations are available, which includes pure disciplines such as chemistry, physics and biotechnology as well as applied disciplines such as medicine, nursing and food science.
The wide variety of available specialisation has meant that the study of science is no longer only for the ambitious Einstein. In fact, the knowledge and skills from Science degrees are now sought by an increasingly number of employers from a variety of industries.
Australian institutions have a strong reputation in the field of engineering. Many of the top research and academics are teaching in Australia. Also, many Australian companies are involved in engineering so the discipline offers one of the best employment prospects for graduates.
Students can choose to specialise in various forms of engineering including electrical, mechanic, civil, mining, environmental, telecommunication and more. As such, there are many options for students in terms of study choices and career paths.
For more details and up-to-date information about these and other courses, you can contact ACIC. Our education consultants can guide you through the maze of study options and direct you to the most suitable course for your needs.