Study in Australia

Here’s a comprehensive guide for all Indian students who want to study in Australia

An increasing number of Indian students are opting for Australia to study abroad for its world-class education, post-study work opportunities and excellent quality of living. Whatever course you choose to undertake, you’ll be assured of unbeatable academic excellence and support system for international students.

Here’s an overview of the intakes available for different programs in universities and colleges:

Semester 1 (February intake)October-November
Semester 2 (July intake)April-May

Indicative study costs for Australian programs

Institution/Degree*Annual fees (indicative)
School$7,800 to $30,000
English language studies$300/ week depending on course length
Vocational Education and Training
(Certificates I to IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma)
$4,000 to $22,000
Undergraduate Bachelor Degree$15,000 to $33,000*
Postgraduate Master’s Degree$20,000 to $37,000*
Doctoral Degree$14,000 to $37,000*

Top Courses to Study in Australia

Business AdministrationArchitectureInformation Technology
Accounting and FinanceHospitality and TourismEngineering


Australian Institutions offer two major intakes – February and July. Know more !

Scholarships to study in Australia

IDP, through its close relationship with Australian institutions, brings you access to the latest scholarships and bursaries for Indian students. We make sure you know about the latest scholarship options and how to apply. Find out if you are eligible to receive a scholarship.

Cost of studying in Australia

Studying in Australia can be quote affordable if planned well. Remember, it’s not just the tuition fee alone you should be calculating in your budget, there’re a lot more expenses involved when you plan to study abroad. Look at our guide of estimates to help ease your financial budgeting whilst your stay as a student in Australia. Yes, we’ve covered expenses like accommodation, food, health coverage and travel too!

Student visa requirements for Australia

The Australian Government provides an opportunity to all Indian students to study in the country but as a prerequisite, you’ll have to obtain a student visa first. The visa you need will depend on your age, the type of study you want to pursue, and how long you want to stay in Australia.

Education system in Australia

With more than 1,100 institutions and 22,000 courses to choose from and consistently top ranked universities, Australian education system makes you ready to take on the world. Here’s all you need to know about it.

Post-study work visa in Australia

Australia now offers up to 4 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Bachelors or Masters Degree in regional areas. This is a great update as now you can plan for your career in a better manner, having a wider range of areas accessible to study and work, besides a longer duration of post-study work visa validity.

Why study in Australia?

Cultural diversity, globally-recognised degrees, top-ranking universities, interactive learning environment, and an open work culture – Australia is everything you’d need for that ultimate international exposure. What’s more? It is home to the world’s most liveable cities.