Earn Your Full Bachelor's Degree Abroad in Australia and Transfer Options
Interested in more than a semester or year abroad? Earn your full bachelor's degree through an Australian university. The Australian bachelor's degree is three years and tends to be less directed at general education studies because Australian students have completed these in high school. Instead, students focus on their major from their first year. After successful completion of a bachelor's degree, students can progress to graduate study or enter the workforce.
More information about undergraduate degrees
A number of bachelor's degree programs are four or more years in duration. These are most common in professional programs like medicine, dentistry, law, engineering, or architecture. For example, the medical degree in Australia is the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery - a six-year program.
Double or Combined Degrees
If you are looking for variety and flexibility, consider a double degree or combined degree programs which extends the amount of time but lets you study two or more subjects. Law degrees, for example, are often combined with arts as more employers are putting an emphasis on the ability to not only have sophisticated law skills, but also the ability to speak and write effectively.
During your bachelor's degree program, an invitation may be extended to complete a bachelor's degree with honours. The honours year normally requires you to write a thesis based on a research project undertaken over a full academic year. A bachelor's degree with honours takes four years to complete.
Transferring Into an Australian Bachelor's Degree
The majority of North American students studying for a bachelor's degree in Australia have already completed a degree or part of a higher education qualification back home. In some cases, it's possible to transfer the credits you've already earned towards your Australian bachelor's degree.