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Australia

Basic Information


  • Location : Pacific Ocean
  • Area : Estimate 769 million km2
  • Population : Estimate 25,090,000 people
  • Weather : Tropical Climate in Northern part, rainy season between September to March; Mild Subtropical Climate in Southern part; Inland has a desert climate
  • Language : English
  • Exchange Rate : 1 AUD to 2.98 MYR (07/07/2020)

Basic Information


  • Location : Pacific Ocean
  • Area : Estimate 769 million km2
  • Population : Estimate 25,090,000 people
  • Weather : Tropical Climate in Northern part, rainy season between September to March; Mild Subtropical Climate in Southern part; Inland has a desert climate
  • Language : English
  • Exchange Rate : 1 AUD to 2.98 MYR (07/07/2020)

Type of Universities/Colleges


  • University: Australia has a total of 43 universities while 40 of them are public universities, the level of education include Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree and Doctorate Degree.
  • Technical College: TAFE (Technical & Further Education), a public college which provides extensive and integrated specific technical education. TAFE courses focus on practical rather than the theory part. TAFE graduates still can pursue further studies at the University.
  • For the students who intended to improve their English proficiency, they may consider taking ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) which is provided by English Australia to examine international students’ English level.

Type of Universities/Colleges


  • University: Australia has a total of 43 universities while 40 of them are public universities, the level of education include Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree and Doctorate Degree.
  • Technical College: TAFE (Technical & Further Education), a public college which provides extensive and integrated specific technical education. TAFE courses focus on practical rather than the theory part. TAFE graduates still can pursue further studies at the University.
  • For the students who intended to improve their English proficiency, they may consider taking ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) which is provided by English Australia to examine international students’ English level.

Education System


  • Bachelor’s Degree courses will take 3 or 4 years to complete. It is worth noticing that the students who get outstanding academic result may apply for a one-year course to get an honour degree level.
  • In general, Australia university or college will have two semesters in one academic year. The first semester starts from February to June, while July to November will be the second semester. There is a short holiday between the two semesters and a long holiday at the end of the year.
  • New students will normally join March intake, some of them will prefer July intake.

Education System


  • Bachelor’s Degree courses will take 3 or 4 years to complete. It is worth noticing that the students who get outstanding academic result may apply for a one-year course to get an honour degree level.
  • In general, Australia university or college will have two semesters in one academic year. The first semester starts from February to June, while July to November will be the second semester. There is a short holiday between the two semesters and a long holiday at the end of the year.
  • New students will normally join March intake, some of them will prefer July intake.

Entry Requirement


  • Bachelor’s Degree courses require applicants to have STPM, A-Level, UEC or any other equivalent level.
  • O-Level or SPM graduates may apply for the Australian Matriculation or Foundation Studies first.
  • TAFE courses require SPM or other equivalent levels; for Diploma will require STPM or other equivalent levels.
  • Applicants are required to submit English test results, such as IETLS or ELICOS certificates. For Bachelor’s Degree courses, applicants are normally required to get an IELTS band 6.

Entry Requirement


  • Bachelor’s Degree courses require applicants to have STPM, A-Level, UEC or any other equivalent level.
  • O-Level or SPM graduates may apply for the Australian Matriculation or Foundation Studies first.
  • TAFE courses require SPM or other equivalent levels; for Diploma will require STPM or other equivalent levels.
  • Applicants are required to submit English test results, such as IETLS or ELICOS certificates. For Bachelor’s Degree courses, applicants are normally required to get an IELTS band 6.

Student Cost of Living (Estimated)

Student Cost of Living (Estimated)


  • Living Expenses : Around AUD 20,000 per year
  • Some of the student visas allow them to do part-time jobs when they are studying, in which their working hours for every two weeks should not more than 40 hours. Students’ working hours are not limited during the school holiday.

  • Living Expenses : Around AUD 20,000 per year
  • Some of the student visas allow them to do part-time jobs when they are studying, in which their working hours for every two weeks should not more than 40 hours. Students’ working hours are not limited during the school holiday.

Procedure of Study in Australia

Step 1: Do research and find suitable colleges.

Search on the internet about university information or seek education counsellor assistance.

Note: There is one AEI centre which possesses full resources about Australian study located at the Australian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.


Step 2: Prepare to put in the application

Get the application form from respective university or college, and prepare documents for the application.

1) Application Form

2) Education Background

3) English Test results

Note: At least put in application 6 month in advance 


Step 3: Submit the application to respective colleges.

Submit the relevant documents to the respective university or college.

Note: Application process takes 4 to 8 weeks.


Step 4: Get your official offer letter.

You will get your offer letter once they accepted you and reply with documents needed which stated in the offer letter.


Step 5: Get your official CoE

Once you replied with the necessary documents, you will then receive an eCoE by email.


Step 6: Payment for tuition fees and insurance.

Once you received your eCoE, you will normally require to pay the first-time tuition fees and insurance for international students which called OSHC.


Step 7: Apply for student’s Visa.

Student needs to apply through the online application by using eCoE. Most of the time education counsellor would help you to prepare all the necessary documents and apply for yourself.


Step 8: Get yourself ready.

  • Once your student visa is approved, prepare yourself and find accommodation immediately.

Procedure of Study in Australia

Step 1: Do research and find suitable colleges.

Search on the internet about university information or seek education counsellor assistance.

Note: There is one AEI centre which possesses full resources about Australian study located at the Australian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.


Step 2: Prepare to put in the application

Get the application form from respective university or college, and prepare documents for the application.

1) Application Form

2) Education Background

3) English Test results

Note: At least put in application 6 month in advance 


Step 3: Submit the application to respective colleges.

Submit the relevant documents to the respective university or college.

Note: Application process takes 4 to 8 weeks.


Step 4: Get your official offer letter.

You will get your offer letter once they accepted you and reply with documents needed which stated in the offer letter.


Step 5: Get your official CoE

Once you replied with the necessary documents, you will then receive an eCoE by email.


Step 6: Payment for tuition fees and insurance.

Once you received your eCoE, you will normally require to pay the first-time tuition fees and insurance for international students which called OSHC.


Step 7: Apply for student’s Visa.

Student needs to apply through the online application by using eCoE. Most of the time education counsellor would help you to prepare all the necessary documents and apply for yourself.


Step 8: Get yourself ready.

  • Once your student visa is approved, prepare yourself and find accommodation immediately.

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