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Mahesh Ramani

Mahesh Ramani is a senior content editor for the Hotcourses India- an IDP company.


06 Jan 2016 558 Book icon 2 mins Share

Are you ready to study in Australia? Leading unis are ready to welcome you!

Still unsure about your study abroad plans? Submit your application to study at leading Australian universities for the February 2016 intake.

06 Jan 2016 558 Book icon 2 mins Share
Mahesh Ramani

Mahesh Ramani is a senior content editor for the Hotcourses India- an IDP company.


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Are you ready to study in Australia? Leading unis are ready to welcome you!

Australia remains a strong choice for Indian students planning to study abroad. With visa and immigration rules that are comparatively less strict than the USA and the UK; Australia has consistently played host to Indian students looking for a reputed degree. In this article, we will look at some of the most popular course options that Indian students like, admission intakes information and three of Australia’s top-ranked universities.


Courses that Matter:

Traditionally Indian students have gone abroad for a postgraduate or a doctoral programme only. This trend has changed considerably over the last few years and we now notice Indian students opting to go abroad for an undergraduate degree on completing their high school education. In this section, we will examine some of the courses that are trending and quite popular among students and offer a good career prospect for students.


The Bachelor of Design Computing program offers students the insight and knowledge to render product design ideas through computers. It could be a new design for an eco-friendly vehicle or the structure of a building made out of recycled plastic or a new computing device. This program blends computer skills, design visualization and creativity to prepare students for roles in design and product development.


The Master of Environmental Management program is designed to help people prepare to handle natural calamities like an earthquake, tsunami or volcanic eruption. With every passing day, we find news-reports of how poor planning and unprepared security and disaster relief personnel could not handle a crisis. This program is designed to fill these gaps and is gaining in popularity. Students with this degree can find jobs in the government, international crisis handling teams and natural reserve areas.


The Master of Forensic Science is a program designed for those who wish to work in forensics and crime investigation and support law-making agencies in tracking down criminals by analyzing the evidence found at crime scenes. Prospective students should have a strong background in Chemistry/Biology and the ability to focus on the minutest of details. Multiple employment opportunities ranging from research, pharmaceuticals, law-enforcement and scientific analysis are on offer.


In addition to these programs, the evergreen programs like MBA, MS in Software Engineering, MS in Computer Science, postgraduate programs in core sciences like Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Environmental Sciences continue to attract students.


Admission Intakes:

There are two core admission intakes; Spring and Fall – similar to the American system of admissions. If you are looking to join an Australian university for classes starting in February 2016, then you should submit your applications to the respective university by November 2015. Some universities accept applications till just a before Christmas. It is advisable to apply in advance to ensure selection and finding a place on your first subject/program choice.


Study at Three of the Finest Australian Universities:

Australia has many leading universities that offer a wide variety of courses. Today we shall profile three leading universities that offer students a world-class learning experience. The three universities are:

  • The University of Sydney
  • The University of Western Australia
  • Charles Darwin University


The University of Sydney was established in 1850 and has the distinction of being Australia’s first university. Consistently ranked among the world’s top universities, the University of Sydney offers internationally recognized programs through its 16 constituent faculties across eight campuses.

The University of Western Australia was established in 1911 and is a premier research-intensive institution. UWA is ranked among the world’s ‘Top-100 Universities’ and is based out of Perth. UWA has over 5,000 international students from around the world.

Charles Darwin University is a research-intensive university based out of the beautiful city of Darwin. CDU offers its students a close-knit community learning experience and ranks in the world’s ‘Top 100 Universities under 50 years’. 

We hope that you found this article useful and will apply to study in Australia soon. If you still have queries and doubts, call us on 1-800-103-2581 (Toll-free) today for free admissions support and guidance.   

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