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The amount you pay in tuition fees is determined by the sort of degree you pursue and the university or school you attend. Veterinary and medical degrees, for example, are much more expensive than other programmes. Tuition expenses at an Australian tertiary institution typically range from AUD 20,000 to AUD 30,000 per year.
|S.no.||Study Program||Average fees in AUD*|
|1.||School||7,800 to 30,000 annually|
|2.||English language studies||350-450 weekly (varies as per course length)|
|3.||Vocational Education and Training (Certificates I to IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma)||4000 – $22,000 annually|
|4.||Undergraduate Bachelor’s degree||15,000 – 35,000 annually|
|5.||Postgraduate Master’s Degree||20,000 – 42,000 annually|
|6.||Doctoral Degree||20,000 – 42,000 annually (attractive scholarships up to 100% available with living grants on meeting the university requirements)|
*Please note all figures are indicative
Generally, humanities and arts courses are relatively inexpensive as compared to medicine and education. If you wish to study at a postgraduate level, the tuition fee is typically higher, and the costs vary depending on the program. Applying to various scholarships is the best way to bring down the educational expenses.
Most Australian institutions provide on-campus housing for international students. You can also choose off-campus housing, where you can share an apartment with other Indian students or stay with an Australian family. Rent is normally paid in advance every two weeks.
|Accommodation type||Expenses (Indicative)|
|Hostels and Guesthouses||90 to 150 per week|
|Shared Rental||95 to 215 per week|
|On-campus||110 to 280 per week|
|Homestay||235 to 325 per week|
|Rental||185 to 440 per week|
|Boarding schools||11,000 to 22,000 a year|
The first step in studying in Australia is to obtain a valid student visa, which comes with its own set of charges (approx. AUD 606). For the most up-to-date information and updates on the visa application procedure and associated costs, please contact your AEMS adviser.
You should set aside some money for grocery shopping, social events, and unexpected expenses. It is preferable to keep track of your expenses as a student living in a foreign country so that you do not overspend. General living expenses in Australia are $21,041 per year, according to the Australian government. An international student’s annual budget ranges from $20,000 to $27,000. (given your living arrangements and personal choices).
You should also consider these common expenses when creating your budget:
|Living expenses||Weekly budget (indicative)|
|Groceries and eating out||$140 to $280 per week|
|Gas, electricity||$10 to $20 per week|
|Phone and Internet||$15 to $30 per week|
|Public transport||$30 to $60 per week|
|Car (after purchase)||$150 to $260 per week|
|Entertainment||$80 to $150 per week|
All students planning to go to Australia from India must obtain medical insurance prior to the start of their programme. Medical insurance costs roughly AUD 500 per year on average (indicative). All Indian students in Australia have access to a wide range of health and support services. AEMS can assist you in obtaining the appropriate assistance.
You’ll have to rely on public transportation unless your institution provides a shuttle service to and from your lodging.
|For short distances||Regional trains, buses, and trams are all available. A short bus or rail travel will set you back roughly AUD 3. A weekly pass costs around AUD 20 and a monthly pass costs around AUD 80. Except for Victoria, all states and territories offer substantial student discounts.|
|For long distances||To travel to different cities, you can use:Long-distance busRail Air|
Without a Tax File Number, Indian students in Australia cannot work (TFN). During academic sessions, you are allowed to work 20 hours a week, and during vacations, you are allowed to work full-time. Your earned income will be taxable if you choose to work while pursuing your studies.
Keep in mind that exchange rate fluctuations may have an impact on your budgeting. We recommend that you hunt for a part-time work or apply for scholarships at the universities you apply to while studying in Australia. This can help you save a lot of money on your study abroad expenses.
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