Australia is easily considered as one of the best countries to pursue higher education. With it’s practical education and exceptional infrastructure, international students recommend Australia as a place of high living standards and relatively lower expenses.

But before you plan on going to Australia for your studies, there are several requirements that need to be met. These requirements might be for your educational institution, or for the government of Australia itself. These requirements might vary according to your educational institution, but we have written a general framework of these requirements which will serve as a guide for future international students.

Academic and Basic Requirements

  • Applicants for Diploma level courses must have received a grade of B (2.8) or higher in their XII exams.
  • Students should have received a B+ (3.2) or higher in XII to be eligible for a smooth Bachelor’s degree entrance.

Whereas, students applying for masters admission in Australian Universities, applicants must have:

All Australian universities require a Bachelors degree and sufficient English proficiency for admission. Some colleges have extra prerequisites for admission, such as prior knowledge of specific courses, work experience, or the completion of an audition, interview, or exam. Most universities, on the other hand, require a solid first degree from a prestigious university or its equivalent.

Students applying for an Australian university are required to submit various documents, including official transcripts from your university or college, recommendation letters, Provisional certificates etc. Note that the transcripts must be in English language. If they are in your native language, it must be translated to English prior to submission to the university.

Application Forms and Requirements

WorkStudy recommends students to start filling up their application forms at least 6-12 months prior to the date of admission. You can request for application forms via email which you can find in respective universities’ websites, by downloading them from the university website or by getting them for university representatives

During your application period, you are required to submit various forms to the university and to the embassy. They might be official documents, university transcripts, identity documents and financial statements. Some academic forms that are required are:

  • Secondary and higher secondary report or certificate along with the transcripts.
  • English Proficiency Test Results (IELTS/TOEFL/PTE). The English requirements depend on the respective colleges and universities.

If you are applying for a Masters degree or a Doctoral Degree, you might need to provide proof of work experience , mentioning the responsibilities and positions held, included in a resume. Adding a resume might be a letter of recommendation from the person who has taught you or knows you professionally. The letter emphasizes the student’s skills and limitations, as well as why you would flourish in the selected career.

Further, an SOP (Statement of purpose) will also be needed. An SOP is a statement of your career goals, interests, activities and a description of why you want to study in that university. It is also necessary that you include how you will be financing your studies in the SOP.

Further Process

After submitting your application and the required documents, you should receive a response from the institution within a week or two. You can make the appropriate arrangements and manage your finances during this period to pay the course price and cover your living expenses while in Australia. You can begin the visa application process as soon as you receive a Confirmation of Enrollment (CoE); which officially confirms your eligibility for the university course.


Australia is and has always been a hotspot for international students to get good degrees and a better quality of life. Hence, if you are interested in Studying in Australia, you can contact us by filling this form.