Requirements to Study in Australia

Academic Requirements

For diploma courses you need to score between 60 -70% in Class XII and for Bachelor's degrees a minimum score of 75% in XII. Those interested in graduate diploma programs need a minimum score of 55% in their bachelor's degrees. To pursue masters you would need a minimum score of 60% with relevant work experience in the same field.

English Requirement

Most Australian universities insist upon a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 for Diploma courses, 6.0 for bachelors and 6.5 for Master's programmes.

Visa Requirements
  • Good Academic Grades
  • Good IELTS Score
  • Proof of the proper finances

From 1 July 2016, the Visa Assessment Level Framework and Streamlined Visa Processing is replaced by the Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF) . The key changes to be implemented include:

  • A reduction in the number of student visa subclasses from eight to two - A single Student visa( sub class 500) and a Student Guardian visa (sub class 590).
  • The global roll out of online visa lodgement for all international students
  • The introduction of a new immigration risk framework to guide the evidence of English language proficiency and financial capacity that a student needs to provide with their visa application.
  • All student visa applications will need to be lodged through the DIBP's online application portal. .

The immigration risk ratings for providers and countries will be updated every six months in March and September.