University-of-South-Australia-ILW Overseas Education

With more than 1200 institutions and over 22000 courses, Australia offers a variety of learning options to international students. The majority of universities in Australia are self accredited, they usually run under a state/ territory level legislation. Program content at these universities is set by the university giving them freedom to set their own requirements and coursework for the program offered.  itself and not controlled by any government body.

There are several options to study in Australia at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.  Level 1 – 7 are for undergraduate studies, level 8 is between undergraduate and postgraduate, level 9 and level 10 are for the postgraduate level .

Australia accepts 15 years of education for a Master’s and an MBA, which means an Indian 3 year Bachelor’s will be enough to study here.



Certificate  Courses: Level 1-7

These certificates take somewhere between 6 months to one year. Level 1 & 2 certificates are similar to those that you find for jobs that require roughly no formal training. Level 3 & 4 certificates teach more specialized and technical skills.

Diploma: Level 5

Diplomas take about 6 months to 2 years and teach higher cognitive and technical knowledge in the selected field. These could be required for paraprofessional/ highly skilled work or for further learning.

Advanced Diploma and Associate Degree: Level 6

This degree takes between 2-3 years. It counts for approximately 3 to 4 semesters of bachelor’s work. Advanced diplomas are awarded to students studying technical or vocational fields, while associate’s degrees are awarded for more academic fields of study.

Minimum requirement usually is at least 10th std result.

Bachelor’s Degrees (Level 7)

Standard undergraduate degree which requires 3-4 years for completion.

Double/ Combined Bachelors:

A combination of two bachelor degrees. You will receive two bachelor degrees in lesser time than taking both the degrees separately. This is as good as being able to select two fields of study and combining them. Common in the fields of arts, commerce, science and law. The benefits from taking a combined degree are that  you decide the combination of two degrees, you will receive two degrees at your graduation. In some cases your combined degree will go up to 4 years full time. Your career options will increase after graduating with a combined degree, the employer will consider you since you will be a multi skilled employee.

Bachelor Honours Degrees (Level 8):

You can obtain an honours degree either by taking an extra year of bachelor studies (for 3-year bachelor’s) or by finishing your bachelor studies with high grades (for 4-year bachelors).

Graduate Certificates and Graduate Diplomas (Level 8):

These certificates and diplomas are usually taken after completing your Bachelor degree. Graduate diplomas are between 1-2 years, graduate certificates are between 6 months – 1 year.



Master’s Degrees (Level 9):

Australia has a number of private as well as public institutions that provide a masters degree. You can pursue a Master’s degree in a number of fields including business, sciences, media, public administration, health, nursing, engineering, architecture, fine arts, psychology and many more. These are the higher levels of postgraduate instruction. Master’s degrees are usually focused on advancing the academics and takes about 1 – 2 years to obtain the degree. You can apply to a Master’s program with your


To study an MBA in Australia you will have a variety of specialisations on offer. Most of the universities require approximately 2 years of work experience. The MBA lasts somewhere between 1 – 2 years. The GMAT exam is not always required for admission, but it’s best to check with the specific university.  We’ll do that for you, don’t worry! Don’t forget, an MBA requires some amount of work experience, 3 years in most cases, but there are universities which don’t require any work experience as well.

Doctorate Degrees (Level 10):

Graduates at this level have systematic and critical understanding of a complex field of learning and specialized research skills for the advancement of their career or learning. A doctorate is the highest level of education that you can receive anywhere in the world.  Doctoral degrees take anywhere between 3 – 6 years to complete.  Australia’s AQF includes PhD’s, M.D.’s, DPT’s, law degrees, DDS’s, and a lot more.

Australia accepts an Indian 3 year Bachelor degree.


Master’s degrees are divided into coursework, research and extended

Master’s Coursework:

postgraduate level rigorous academic coursework and project work. Includes a research component in some fields and a thesis may be required for completion. A graduate diploma will be awarded in cases where a thesis has not been submitted.

Master’s Research:

involves considerable research and completion of a major, externally assessed thesis.

Extended Master’s:

preparation for professional practice in fields such as social work,  medicine, physiotherapy, speech pathology, law or other professional fields.

Australia Admission Counseling

In case you’re confused about your studies in Australia, we can help you solve the problem. Once we meet you, and your parents or spouse, we ask you questions to get a clearer idea of your preferences, restrictions, and goals. This will allow us to make a range of suggestions with regard to locations and universities. With more discussions we’ll help you pick between them and narrow it down to the right selection of safe, moderate and ambitions options. We will make your process of studying in Australia hassle-free.

We are experts at what we do. Since 2002 we have helped 1000s of students (personally). As one of the leading overseas education consultants in Mumbai, the collective experience of our team of experts go beyond a 100 years. Many of us have studied abroad and know exactly what your requirements will be, what kind of universities should be best suited for your future, what you need to do to get there.

We are extremely personal. Students ask us 1000s of questions and we enjoy replying to these. You will have one dedicated team member who you will be able to contact throughout the service. We don’t count the number of hours spent on you. We don’t shed away responsibilities. We work on your side and have just one thing in mind—to get you your best in your career.

We enjoy when you get scholarships or you save money. Over 70% of our applicants will earn some form of scholarship / financial aid / bursary.

We keep in touch with Universities. We keep in touch with our past students. We know exactly what a University will require or we can identify it very (very) easily. We help you build your profile, craft a great resume, and statement of purpose (SOP)/essays and bring out the best in you while presenting you to a University. Chances of your admissions evidently rise because we are around.

We help you right from start to end in the process ie. from selecting the right course and university list, documentation preparation, filling out and checking of forms, applying to universities, to securing admission offers, helping you finalize the best choice of university, visa guidance (including documentation, mock interview rounds, application), accommodation booking and much more. Hey! IELTS coaching is also available at our centre. We are brilliant with our essay editing services (remember – you will have to end up writing 18 to 24 essays when you apply to 8 to 10 Universities). We are simply there for everything! #enoughsaid

Mostly all of our students are through word of mouth. You will ENJOY your process and will not have to think how ordinary a question is while you ask us. We reply. We ensure that you remain satisfied. Nearly all our students would give us a 100/100 for our services.

Wall of Fame

We are proud that we could help our students get into some of the top universities in Australia

Our Credentials


a few things, a little bragging



Admission Success


Visa Success


Over 70% students secure some scholarship / funding


19+ years of experience in placing students worldwide