IT Courses in Australia for International Students

Today, information technology is one of the most in-demand industries in Australia, and students with a career in this field can empower themselves with advancement in all areas such as business, health, entertainment, and community. Australia is home to 8 of the world’s top 100 universities, each of which provides a world-class learning experience as well as scholarship opportunities for international students who aspire to make a career in the IT field.

Why Study IT in Australia?

Studying IT will help you develop skills in information processing, transmission, and storage. You can expect to gain an understanding of information systems, programming languages, information management, and artificial intelligence, as well as the ability to apply your knowledge to solve problems at the end of your studies.

The list of course options that you can get while studying IT Courses in Australia are:

  1. Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  2. Undergraduate
  3. Postgraduate/research

Let’s see what an international student requires to join these courses. 

1. Vocational Education and Training (VET)

VET courses in Australia provide practical, hands-on programs that will either prepare you for a job or provide a pathway to further undergraduate study. IT support, digital and interactive games, computing, coding, and systems administration are all covered in information technology VET courses.

Entry requirements for International Students:

  • Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE) or equivalent.
  • IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score of 5.5

2. Undergraduate

An undergraduate degree in Australia will equip you with knowledge in all areas of information technology. You can study artificial intelligence, cloud computing, data management, mobile computing, information systems, and cyber security, among other things.

A Bachelor in Information Technology in Australia is a three-year full-time course that trains international students in technical, analytical, and interpersonal skills. It is also offered as a part-time program by some universities.

Entry requirements for International Students:

  • Completed secondary school certificate examination(12th grade) with at least 65% marks.
  • Present scores on English language proficiency tests (IELTS, PTE) according to the universities’ specific criteria

3. Postgraduate/research

Postgraduate and research degrees will provide you with specialized knowledge in a particular field. A Master of Data Science is a well-known and in-demand postgraduate degree in this field in Australia but there are many more course options in the IT field that you can choose from.  

Entry requirements for International Students:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required.
  • Proof of English proficiency (IELTS, PTE) according to the universities specific criteria

Why is IT a popular choice among Nepalese and other International students?

As information technology is such a diverse field, you could find yourself succeeding in your career anywhere in the world. International employers such as IMB, Intel, Microsoft, Google, and Samsung recognize and accept an Australian qualification in information technology.

  • IT officers and software and application programmers are among the top 15 occupations expected to experience the highest growth in Australia.
  • Queensland and New South Wales (NSW) are projected to experience the highest growth of employment in this sector.
  • The average salary of a person working in the IT field in Australia is 127,000 AUD per annum.

Career Opportunities in IT in Australia for Nepalese Students

IT jobs accounted for nearly 10% of those in the highest demand category in Australia, indicating a current national shortage as well as strong future demand.

  • Business Analyst
  • Computer Service Technician
  • Cyber Security Specialist
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • IT Consultant
  • Multimedia Developer
  • Network Engineer
  • Software Analyst
  • Web Developer and many more.

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