Best Engineering Courses for International Students
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Frequently asked questions
about studying Engineering in Australia
Based on 2015-2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings’ Engineering and Technology, Australia has 7 of the top universities for studying engineering. Making Australia a top choice for international students aspiring to become engineers. This is not surprising considering the long list of engineer achievements that Australia contributed to our modern world. These include bionic ear, plastic disposable syringe, pacemaker and many more.
Australian degrees and qualifications are recognised globally for its high quality, a definite advantage for seeking overseas job prospects and of course in Australia. As the third most preferred destination for international students, the country continues to attract international students and tourists alike because of the culture, the sceneries, the laid back atmosphere and the unique flora and fauna and the thousand and one reasons why Australia is the place to be.;
Additionally, Engineering course graduates are eligible for professional accreditation, governed by the Institutions of Engineers Australia, it is internationally recognised, such as in United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa.
It is good to note that most international students can work for up to forty (40) hours every two weeks during semester and unrestricted hours during any scheduled course break and public holidays.
And upon completion of the course, they are able to launch their career right away by entering the Professional Year Program. The program is designed to provide graduates pathway from study to industry relevant employment in Australia, which will count towards Permanent Residency.
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Engineering is known for building bridges, structures and machines. It is also described as an application of science to practical application beneficial to the common good. Engineers provide solutions, innovations and practical solutions to day to day challenges. They also design, create, built, manufacture, innovate and in most times invent. Our world is better because of the creative minds and hard work of the engineers.
AECC Global proudly represents the best Australian education providers, assisting students with visa and migrations processes, making personalised education pathway and worry free experience. Sample of the degrees and qualifications offered by our education partners:
- Certificate III in Engineering
- Certificate IV in Engineering
- Diploma of Engineering
- Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology
- Associate Degree in Engineering
- Bachelor of Engineering (with specialisations)
- Graduate Certificate Engineering
- Graduate Diploma Engineering
- Master of Engineering (with specialisation)
- Doctor of Philosophy – Engineering
Here are some of the requirements in securing student visa.Alternatively, you can contact AECC Global Consultants for a worry free process.
- a valid passport for the duration of your study in Australia
- offer letter from the selected university/institution
- Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score 58-64 (no communicative skill score less than 50) or IELTS score 6.5 overall (no score below 6.0 in each of the component) *
- evidence of access to sufficient funds*
- evidence of Overseas Student Health Cover
- all other relevant documents listed on the Department of Home Affairs visa checklists.
Depending on previous studies and experiences, students could be eligible for credit towards the chosen programme*. This will avoid taking the same unit or similar qualifications already taken from previous studies. It will help minimise the cost of the course, help students focus on other units and shorten the course duration, allowing more time for practical trainings.
The Institutions of Engineers Australia is the professional association for Australia’s Engineers’ sector. Completing an accredited degree is the recognised pathway to associate membership to also known as Engineers Australia. And in order to be graded as a Member, at least 3 (three) years of experiences in engineering industry.
Students of Engineering depending on their study goals, are able to design the pathway depending on their academic achievements. From Certificates to Diplomas (and Advanced Diplomas), to Bachelor Degrees and to Master and Doctoral, our AECC Global Consultants are committed to outline your pathway to success.
Moreover, students of Engineering courses are able to launch their career right away after graduation by entering the Professional Year Program. The program is designed to provide graduates pathway from study to employment in Australia.
The PY program had been developed to address Australia’s skill shortage, as well as increase the employability of graduate international students by enhancing skills and knowledge including providing industry experience. The program had been developed by the professional governing organisations (Engineering Education Australia) to guarantee relevance and address the employers’ needs when selecting candidates. The program is composed of minimum 44 weeks training which includes 12 weeks of internship in industry related workplace.
And Great News! Successful completion earns 5 points towards Permanent Residency in Australia.
Graduates of Engineering courses in Australian universities have already the advantage in seeking employment. In addition, a program called Professional Year had been made available for graduates of Engineering courses to bridge the gap from study to employment in Australia, allowing smoother transition and increased employability.
The field of engineering covers vast industries, from multinational engineering firms, corporations, to small – medium businesses, research facilities, consultancy firms, construction sites, oil and gas facilities, plenty of options for newly graduate engineers.
High demand for Engineering graduates and as with other sectors of Engineering is reflected as it is consistently listed in the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and Combined List of Eligible Skilled Occupations. Sample of which are Civil Engineers, Materials Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Plant Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Telecommunications Engineers. As most visa types, an assessment procedure by a recognised authority is required as part of the visa application for work sponsorship or for migration purpose such as Permanent Residency.
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