What is the required IELTS score for studying in Australia?
Most universities and academic institutions have different requirements when it comes to IELTS scores. So, what is the best way to find out about the requirements for the course you’re interested in? Of course, you can contact the course provider directly. But you can also get in touch with an education counsellor. They have access to information of multiple education providers.
Study and Work in Australia
Most student visas allow you to work for up to 40 hours every two weeks. This only applies while your course is in session. When you’re on holidays from your studies, you can work unlimited hours. If you do a Masters by research or doctorate, you can also work unlimited hours. Check your visa conditions for more information.
A student visa will let you stay in Australia during your studies. So, you can stay in Australia as long as you are studying. Some university degrees can be 5-years long. If you want to stay after your studies, check Moving to Australia.
On a student visa, you can travel in and out of Australia as many times as you want. This is great if you want to return home during the holidays to visit friends and family.
Obtain an Australian diploma
The real benefit of studying in Australia is getting a world-class education. By studying here, you can obtain an internationally recognised Diploma, Bachelor Degree or Master’s Degree. Or you can undertake a research qualification and get your PhD. Around the world, people recognise the high standards of Australian qualifications. So, an Australian education may be your ticket to a work visas. It may also let you remain in Australia as a Permanent Resident.
The Australian Government introduced a post-study work visa in 2013. It allows some international students completing an Australian degree to remain here. As a result, you can gain work experience after you graduate. Graduates of a bachelor and masters by coursework degree can apply for a two-year work visa. This increases to three years for masters by research graduates. PhD graduates can stay for four years. Read more about moving to Australia.
Include a partner a family member
You can include your family members and/or your partner with your student visa. This means that your family can join you in Australia while you study.
Academic or General Training
Which test do you need to study in Australia?
Take IELTS Academic test if you want to study at university or college as an undergraduate or postgraduate student. Sometimes you should take the Academic test join or gain entry into a professional institution. IELTS General Training
tests your every-day, non-academic English.
I completed my Bachelor of Computer Science in India and worked for three years as a technical support consultant. With the help of IDP Education, I applied to study a Masters of Business Information Management and Systems at La Trobe University.
Khushnawazi Amalsadiwalla, provisioning analyst, Masters graduate, PR of Australia.