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University & Higher Education

Australian Universities are frequently ranked in the top 100 worldwide. There are 41 Australian Universities as well as many other institutions offering higher education courses. There are a wide range of courses for students to choose from, enabling students to study a course that will give them the skills and knowledge for their chosen career path.

Higher Education courses in Australia include three main types of education; Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral Degrees. Some of the most popular fields of study in Australia within the higher education sector include:

  • Business and Economics
  • Law
  • Agriculture, Environment & Veterinary Science
  • Health Studies
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Sciences
  • Architecture & Building
  • Creative Industries
  • Humanities, Social Science & Education

In terms of the duration of University courses in Australia, these will differ according to the course and institution you decide to study at, but generally you will be looking at the following typical time frames:


Bachelor Degree –Β  3 years

Bachelor Degree (Honours) – 4 years


Graduate Certificate – 6 motnhs

Graduate Diploma – 12 months

Masters Degree (Coursework) – 1-2 years

Masters Degree (Research – MPhil) – 1-2 years

Doctoral Degree (PhD) – Generally 3 years

To apply to study at University in Australia, you must meet the English language proficiency and academic requirements to be accepted onto a course.


If you’re thinking about studying a course at University in Australia, The Student Confidential can help. We provide free support and assistance with everything from helping you to choose a course that’s right for you, assisting you with the application process and obtaining a student visa, finding accommodation, sorting out your student essentials like Overseas Student Health Insurance (which you’ll need to apply for a student visa) as well as helping you find accommodation and so much more. We can start with a free consultation, which can be conducted in person or over the phone/skype, followed by continued assistance and support throughout your studies in Australia.

Contact us now to book your first FREE consultation