Study In Australia | Basic Information To Know Before You Plan Your Overseas Study

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[:en]Studying abroad can be an exciting and eye-opening experience. If you don’t want to pursue higher education locally, for one or the other reasons, seeking an opportunity overseas can be a good choice too. However, it can be challenging for us as we feel more comfortable at home. Though challenging, it’s a worthwhile experience. There are many study abroad destinations, but Australia remains the first choice for Singaporean students. So, here is the basic information about the beautiful land of Roo:

Popular Courses

Most of the Singaporean students would go to Australia to pursue health science courses. Since Australian health courses are internationally renowned and recognised, many Singaporean students choose medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, nursing, nutrition, dietetics, pharmacy etc. to study in Australia .


The duration for the courses may vary according to the curriculum structure of the programs. Most of the Australian courses last for 3 years with an additional 1 year for honours. There are courses that extends till 5 to 6 years such as Medicine, Dentistry, etc. Students with ‘O’ level and ‘N’ level results can consider foundation courses that will last for 1 year but get guaranteed entry into partner university upon meeting the entry requirements.

Course Fees

Course fees differ across the different courses and different institutions . For example, studying medicine in a big city like Sydney may cost double as much as studying the same course in a smaller city like Tasmania. You may find all the course fees information the official website of the Australia University you have chosen to study.

Study Life

In Australia, where you study often affects your study life. If you live in the suburbs, you will lead a quiet life, mostly. Sources of entertainment and supermarkets might be quite far from your place. If you crave the constant buzz of the metropolis, you may consider going to the larger cities like Sydney and Melbourne to experience their fantastic festivals and major events happening throughout the year.

Student Visa and Accommodation

For more information, you can reach out to an education consultant at AECC Global .[:]

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