Welcome to Study in Australia

University Foundation Course

Preparatory course that will help students to gain the required skills to enter an undergraduate course at university or higher education institutions. Universities allocates a provisional place in an undergraduate program assuming students undertaking foundation course will achieve the prescribed grades. Foundation course has different option from regular to accelerated program which will help the students to choose the suitable program for their university studies. International students wanting to study masters in an Australian university they may require to complete foundation course if they do not meet direct entry into master program. Foundation course duration can be from 8 months to 12 months depending student’s ability to learn. UTS: Insearch provides two pathway courses

Pathway Duration Semesters Cost CRICOS Campus
Standard 8 months 2 26,500 AUD 082432G Sydney
Extended 12 months 3 38,000 AUD 082433G Sydney

Vocational Course

• Certificate

Certificate courses level takes from 6 months to 1 year, Certificates also helps students for higher undergraduate education

• Diploma

Helps international students to gain advanced cognitive and technical knowledge in a particular field. Duration of this course ranging from 1 year to 2 years.

• Advanced Diploma or Associated Degree

Advanced Diploma or Associated Degree considered to be more academic, duration of this course 1 year to 1.5 years or 3 to 4 semesters. Students enrolling into undergraduate program after completing Advanced Diploma or Associated degree will be exempt from 3 to 4 semesters from their undergraduate program. Advanced diploma can be very helpful to obtaining employment in Australia.

Bachelor / Undergraduate program

Prepare students for professional careers and postgraduate study with a minimum duration of 3years up to 4 years full-time study. Entry requires completion of an Australian secondary school certificate of education year 12 or oversees equivalent, or diploma or advanced diploma from vocational education training (VET). Undergraduate program fee can cost 27,780 AUD per year. Few universities provide scholarships to international students from 20% up to 50% of the total tuition fees. Universities that provides scholarships are listed below

  1. The university of Newcastle
  2. Victoria university (Sydney, ECA)
  3. Torrens University Australia
  4. Charles Sturt University
  5. Melbourne Institute of Technology
  6. Macquarie University
  7. University of Southern Queensland
  8. Kaplan Business School Australia
  9. Western Sydney University** (up to 50%)
  10. University of Wollongong Australia
  11. James Cook University Australia
  12. Central Queensland University
  13. Southern Cross University

Master’s Degree by Coursework

Postgraduate coursework consists of units of study that are taught similar to undergraduate program. Includes lectures, assignments, quizzes, tutorials, project work and exams. Postgraduate coursework duration is 2 years full-time study on campus for all overseas students. Course fee for 2020 starts from 14,820 AUD per year.

Master’s Degree by Research

Unlike Master’s degree by coursework this degree builds on the skills and knowledge developed during undergraduate study. It consists of advanced research in a chosen field and developing skills and expertise of the students in both applying and critically evaluating various research methodologies. Some Australian Universities accept application towards this degree only from international applicants. Entry requirements for this degree applicants must have a bachelor degree with a distinction average or equivalent qualification and professional experience. Applicants also need to demonstrate English competency level by providing an overall band score not less than 6.5 in an International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) with no individual band score less than 6.0

Duration for this degree is two years full-time study or 18 months or 4 semesters.

Cost: 12,650 AUD per semester


PhD programs in Australia are research based, students will work alongside professional faculty in conducting research toward their own dissertation or thesis. Australia promotes innovative, independent and critical thinking in order to solve real world problems. PhD Graduates in Australia are prepared to become university professors, researchers or working for privet or public agencies.

Duration: From 2 years, up to 4.5 years full-time or part-time study