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Australian offers a range of study opportunities alongside its full qualifications courses such as English language, Diplomas and Bachelor Degrees.

Study abroad opportunities

There is a wide range of study abroad programs in Australia to suit your personal goals as well as your budget.You can study abroad for a semester, a year or even during your summer break. Generally with study abroad programs your home institution does not have a formal exchange agreement with the Australian institution and you usually have to take leave from your home institution. In addition, you usually have to pay fees to the Australian institution upfront. You should first check with your study abroad office to learn more about their approved study abroad programs and to find out if you can receive credit for your proposed study abroad subjects.

Student exchanges

You can also undertake a student exchange program at an Australian institution for a semester or year. Student exchange programs can be a cost-effective option, as you'll continue to pay your tuition fees at your home institution.If you undertake a student exchange program you will remain enrolled with your home institution during your time in Australia but to take part in a student exchange program you must be nominated and approved for the program by the exchange coordinator at your home institution. Credit for study in Australia usually counts towards your home course as part of the exchange agreement, although it is important to check to make sure. You should speak with your home institution to find out what exchange relationships they have with Australian institutions.

Study tours

A study tour is a special event where a school or university invites a group of prospective students for a glimpse into student life in Australia. You can tour campus facilities, see the accommodation options, attend classes and excursions, and take part in the social life of Australian students. Talk to your home institution to find out about what study tours are available.

Distance education

If you want to study with an Australian institution but can’t leave home for all or part of your course, distance education could be the perfect solution for you. Distance education programs allow you to obtain a qualification from an Australian institution in your home country, or to combine study at home with study in Australia.

You should check with the institution of your choice about which courses are offered in distance mode, and their entry requirements. You will probably need an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (Year 12) or an equivalent certificate from another country for admission to undergraduate distance education in Australia. Institutions may also take into account your maturity, motivation, or work experience in a relevant area.

Last updated: Tuesday, 1 October 2013 12:06:08 PM

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