The Australian National University

00120C Australia


Why choose study in Australia

Home for the best universities in the world
Australia has some of the best colleges in the world. Several Australian universities are listed in the top 100 best universities in the world. With approximately more than 22,000 courses in 1,100 institutions, a great number of fields or study areas are available, making it highly likely that you can take up your choice of degree, training or course.


The numbers above show that Australian education has the quantity and variety, but it is also worth noting that the country leads in quality. Seven out of the top 100 universities in the world can be found in Australia. Their university system also ranks 8th in the world, ahead of countries such as the UK, Germany and Japan. With these, Australia is recognized as a country that offers world-class education.

Some of the most popular fields to study are the natural sciences, mathematics, engineering, social sciences and medical fields. Australian study programmes cover almost every possible subject students might need.

Australian degree is a globally recognized degree
When you study in Australia, your degree is trusted and recognised internationally. The Australian education system maintains its international reputation through high educational standards, with its universities standing out in world league tables. Moreover, most courses and training undertaken by international students in Australia are covered by Australian Qualification Framework (AQF). It is a system of learning which is authorised by the Australian government.
 

Be at the forefront of Technology and Innovations
Australia has a reputation for adopting new technologies at a faster rate than in most other countries. Facilities for teaching, training and research are world-class in terms of state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms, outstanding libraries and modern technology. One of the most appealing aspect of the country for international students is the quality of scientific research. Australia is at the forefront of new technology and innovations. Students who study in Australia can take advantage the country’s impressive technology and research resources. Australia has quality of scientific research programs available for international students.

Pay reasonable tuition fees
Australian education programs represent great value for money. Fees for vocational courses in Australia start from $AUD7000 and can reach around $AUD30,000 per year. An undergraduate program can cost you from $AUD15,000 to $AUD33,000 per year and postgraduate tuition fees range from $AUD20,000 to $AUD37,000 annually. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) courses start at around $AUD4000 while fees for foundation studies start from $AUD15,000 per year. Planning to take up an English language course? These courses start from only $AUD300 per week depending on the course length.

Australian courses are often shorter than alternatives in other countries, particularly in the US. Most Australian bachelor degree courses can be completed in three years and even less if the education provider works on a trimester system. This means that you can save a whole year's tuition fees if you choose to study in Australian rather than in the US or the UK.

Start a successful career while studying
Australian cities have excellent job prospects and a multicultural community of students who are supported through student services programs. Australian graduates have excellent job prospects from their internationally-trusted universities. Working during your studies is also encouraged – international students on student visas are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week to boost their living expenses. Work experience and internships are all ways in which you can gain Australian work experience in your field of study and be competitive in the international job market after graduation


University Overview

Entry requirements

English Language Requirements
International students need to meet the entry requirements for the ANU degree programme they want to study, as well as the University is English language requirements.
If their tertiary studies were entirely taught and assessed in English, they may meet the requirement. If their English studies were completed over two years ago, students will need to provide an English proficiency test certificate, such as the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
Undergraduate Academic Entry Requirements
For admission into an undergraduate programme at ANU, applicants must have:
completed recognised upper secondary or equivalent studies comparable to Australian Year 12, to the required standard
satisfied English language proficiency requirements
satisfied individual programme subject prerequisites.
If students have completed one year of study at a different university, their application will be assessed on the basis of their tertiary results. If students have not met the minimum requirements for entry into ANU, there are alternative pathway options to consider.
Postgraduate Academic Requirements
For admission into a postgraduate programme at ANU, applicants must have:
completed a recognised undergraduate or postgraduate degree, certificate and/or relevant work experience, as appropriate, and satisfied individual programme subject prerequisites
met the specific academic grade required for the programme
satisfied English language proficiency requirements.
For postgraduate studies, ANU looks at all prior study including undergraduate grades and post graduate grades (if the applicant has already done a master is degree before).
More entry requirement details…

Facilities

ANU constantly renews and upgrades its facilities to ensure we offer a world-class university experience to students.
Key facilities at ANU include:
National Computational Infrastructure housing Raijin, the most powerful super-computer in the Southern Hemisphere.
ANU School of Music Sound Recording & Music Technology Studios, the most technologically advanced recording facility in Australia and one of the best recording studios in the world.
New AUD240M Science Precinct that includes state-of-the-art biological and chemical research laboratories, as well as a teaching hub.
Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre which is part of Australia is technological toolbox and supports a range of astronomy and space activities including pre-launch satellite testing.
World is largest paraboloidal dish solar concentrator that is used to obtain experimental data supporting investigations into energy conversion processes, to seek design improvements and to support efforts to license and commercialise the technology. 
ANU Re-Union Court, a major building work due for completion in 2019. It will combine the best elements of existing campus life and bring a new learning, cultural, physical and social experience to the University in a village setting.

Overview

Ranked as Australia is number one university, and number 20 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2017-18), The Australian National University (ANU) is recognised worldwide for its high teaching standards and outstanding research quality.
With small class sizes and a high staff-to-student ratio, ANU students enjoy unparalleled access to their tutors and lecturers, who are world leaders in their fields. Students can choose from a wide variety of degree options; all designed so they can tailor their studies to suit their strengths, passions, and career options.
Coming in at number one in Australia and at 21 worldwide for graduate employability (Global University Employability Ranking 2017), ANU students stand out to employers. And it is no surprise that ANU ranks so highly; the University takes great pride in making sure its students are job-ready when they graduate, and encourages them to make the most of its industry contacts by getting involved with work experience and internship opportunities.
A member of the prestigious International Alliance of Research Universities, ANU stands alongside institutions like Oxford, Cambridge and Yale. A huge 95 per cent of research that takes place at ANU is recognised as above or well above world standard, positioning the University to take on the challenges facing the world today and into the future, with the aim to change society for the better.
Famed for its inclusive campus, ANU (CRICOS Provider Number 00120C) is number one in Australia and number seven in the world for its international outlook, meaning that its 7,000+ overseas students feel welcome throughout their stay.

Scholarships & funding

ANU offers a range of scholarships to help make university more affordable for international students.
Some of them are:
Bachelor Undergraduate Science Scholarship
This scholarship offered by ANU:
provides financial support to a person in financial need
actively outreaches to those who have refugee status
helps enable and encourage the recipient to continue their studies in the area of Science.
The scholarship will be available to a prospective ANU student who is:
a permanent humanitarian visa holder or a temporary humanitarian visa holder
enrolled/enrolling in an undergraduate degree programme of study for science (excluding Medical Science) at ANU
has not enrolled in any undergraduate degree programme previous to commencing at the University.
ANU Excellence Scholarship Programme
The Australian National University Excellence Scholarship is available exclusively to international students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These scholarships are competitive, and are based on academic merit. Applicants for the ANU Excellence Scholarships will be judged by a panel of the world's top researchers and academics from ANU.
The award is available each year to a prospective ANU student who:
are an international student
have achieved excellent results in their secondary studies qualification or undergraduate degree
have accepted an offer of admission to study at ANU.
Explore the University is range of scholarships for international students.

Study options

Colleges
ANU has seven academic colleges which cover the major disciplines:
ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
ANU College of Business & Economics
ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science
ANU College of Law
ANU College of Science
ANU College of Health & Medicine
ANU is also home to the National Centre for Indigenous Studies, a research home for indigenous scholars from around the world.
The University is academic colleges also house a number of schools and research centres that specialise in a range of disciplines - all relevant but some unique in Australia and the region.
What is on Offer
Students can choose from a range of disciplines and degree structures at ANU. The types of programmes available include single, double and research undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. At ANU, students will be able to find a degree that suits their interests, strengths and career goals.
View programme details…

Teaching quality

Teaching staff at ANU are active researchers and world-leaders in their fields.
Additionally, ANU maintains an average staff-to-student ratio of 1:15, ensuring that its teachers are always accessible to students so that they can personally get to know some of the world is brightest minds.  
ANU Teacher Profile
In 2017, ANU Distinguished Professor Graham Farquhar AO became the first Australian recipient of the coveted Kyoto Prize.  His work has transformed the understanding of how carbon dioxide is needed for photosynthesis to convert light into chemical energy for plants to grow.
Professor Farquhar is research into plant biophysics has been used to understand cells, whole plants and whole forests, and to create new, water-efficient wheat varieties. These wheat strains can grow in drought conditions and will be used to help fight food insecurity around the world. Read more about Graham…

What is new

Ranked #1 in Australia and #24 in the world, with Australia's most employable graduates, see your future with ANU at our Open Day in Indonesia and Singapore!*
Explore your study options
Information booths with students and staff members from all academic areas will be on hand to give you advice on your program interests and answer your questions.
Scholarships and Admissions
Are you eligible for a scholarship? ANU is proud to offer a wide range of scholarships to support talented students to study at Australia is leading University. Discuss your eligibility and the application process with our knowledgeable staff.
In addition, find out about the admissions requirements for our full range of pathways, undergraduates and postgraduate programs. Get your academic documents assessed and submit your application with application fee waivers.
Interactive presentations and panel discussions throughout the day
University staff, students and alumni will be giving talks and panel discussions throughout the day, highlighting everything from helpful course information to life as an international student to career development! View the presentation schedule below.
Discover the right pathway to suit your strengths and interests
With over 750 possible degree combinations at ANU, there is a degree structure catered for you.
This event is free for all to attend and we will be giving away some awesome prizes and ANU goodies throughout the day! We will also be available to assess any documents you may have, or assist with your application to ANU. 
Don it forget to invite your friends and family members! We look forward to seeing you there.
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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017 - Rank: 97th

Diversity Index - Rank: 120

Feel At Home Index - Rank: 1.55%

QS World University Rankings 2017-2018 - Rank: 20th

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018 - Rank: 48th


Overall Cost of Living

A$20,290


Campus Accomodation

A$11,463


Undergraduate

A$42,020


Post Graduate

A$41,480


Overall Cost of Living Value

A$ 20.290


Campus Accomodation Value

A$ 11.463


Undergraduate Value

A$ 42.020


Postgraduate Value

A$ 41.480


Minimum IELTS Score

Post Graduate : 6.5

Undergraduate : 6.5


Minimum TOEFL IBT

Post Graduate : 80

Undergraduate : 80


ANU College of Business and Economics Undergraduate Merit Awards

One off payment of AUD $5,000

The Scholarship shall be available to an applicant who: Is a International student; Is entering university for the first time. Students transferring from other universities are not eligible; Has applied for admission to a single or double undergraduate degree program offered by the College; Has completed a Year 12 qualification in Australia at an Australian High School; Has received an approved Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or ENTER score and applied for admission to the ANU through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) during the intake this award is being offered. Direct applicants are not eligible. Deferred students who have applied for admission to the ANU in a previous intake, and then formally deferred their offer may still be considered for this award along with their commencing cohort. However these students will need to contact the College prior to commencement in order to ensure their consideration as it may not necessarily be automatic. Has achieved a minimum ATAR of at least 95 (excluding bonus points).

All international

No application is necessary as all students applying through UAC will be automatically considered.

ANU HDR Supplementary Scholarship

Variable

Students enrolled in a research program who hold a base stipend scholarship.

All international

No separate scholarship application is required as all eligible students will be automatically considered. In order to be considered for this scholarship in the main round of scholarship offers International students are required to apply for admission by 31 August. Colleges may offer these scholarships at other times throughout the year.

31 August 2018

ANU Master of Philosophy Scholarship

A$26,682.00 (US$ 20,871) a year

The scholarships are available to potential students who: are international students; and have applied for admission to a Master of Philosophy Research program at the ANU; and have a Bachelor degree with first-class Honours (some Colleges may consider applicants with upper second-class Honours), or a Master degree with a research component from a recognised University. Benefits: Travel & removal allowance for students relocating to Canberra to commence their Master of Philosophy program; Dependent Child Allowance (International students only) Thesis Allowance

All international

No application is necessary as all eligible students will be considered. In order to be considered for this scholarship in the main round of scholarship offers International students are required to apply for admission by 31 August. Colleges may consider offering these scholarships at any time of the year.

31 August 2018

ANU PhD Scholarships

A$26,682.00 (US$ 20,871) a year

These scholarships are available to potential students who: are international students; and have applied for admission to a PhD or Professional Doctorate by Research program; and have a Bachelor degree with first-class honours (some Colleges may consider students with upper second-class honours), or a Master degree with a research component or equivalent from a recognised university. Benefits: Travel and Removal allowances for students relocating to Canberra to commence their research program; Thesis allowance; Dependent Child allowance (International students only); Paid medical, maternity and paternity leave

All international

No application is required specifically for this scholarship as all eligible candidates will be considered. In order to be considered for this scholarship in the main round of scholarship offers International students are required to apply for admission by 31 August. 

31 August 2018

ANU Tuition Fee Scholarship - MPhil

Full tuition

Bachelor degree with first-class or upper second class honours, or a research Master degree from a recognised university; International students. Eligible program: Master of Philosophy.

All international

Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant Graduate Studies Convener or a prospective supervisor, prior to lodging an application, to discuss the proposed research topic and related matters.

ANU Tuition Fee Scholarship - PhD

Full tuition

Bachelors degree with first-class or upper second class honours, or a research Masters degree from a recognised university; International Students.

All international

Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant Graduate Studies Convener or a prospective supervisor, prior to lodging an application, to discuss the proposed research topic and related matters.

ANU University Research Scholarships

A$26,682.00 (US$ 20,871) a year

Bachelors degree with first-class honours, or a research Masters degree from a recognised university; International students. Applicants must have submitted an Application for Admission to ANU. Eligible programs PhD, Professional Doctorate by Research.

All international

No application is required specifically for this scholarship as all eligible candidates will be considered. In order to be considered for this scholarship in the main round of scholarship offers International students are required to apply for admission by 31 August.

31 August 2018

Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) International Fee Offset Scholarship

Full Tuition fees for up to 3 years with the potential for two 6 month extensions

The Commonwealth Scholarship Guidelines (Research) 2017 set the basis for the conditions of award and outline the basic eligibility requirements for this scholarship.   The ANU has established an RTP Policy and Procedure which outlines the standards, processes and conditions for this scholarship.  These documents are available from the reference document section of this page. Selection Basis Candidates are ranked and scholarships are awarded based on a competitive ranking process, to the top ranked candidates, subject to evidence they meet merit-based selection criteria, and subject to confirmation of a qualified supervisor, space and resources being available, in an area of research that is aligned with ANU research strategy. Benefits The Australian Government Research Training Program InternationaI Fee Offset Scholarship: covers tuition fees for 3 years with the possibility of two six month extensions.   provides program length overseas student health cover for the student and their immediate family.

All international

No application is required specifically for this scholarship as all eligible candidates will be considered. In order to be considered in the main round of scholarships, students are required to have applied for admission by 31st August in the year prior to commencing their HDR program.

HDR Fee Remission Merit Scholarship

Full tuition

To be eligible for a Fee Remission Merit Scholarship a student must: be enrolled in a postgraduate research program; be an International student have been ranked as part of a competitive scholarship process for another ANU or external scholarship.

All international

No separate scholarship application is necessary as all eligible candidates will be automatically considered.

John Kirby Memorial Scholarship

A$5,000.00 (US$ 3,911) a year

The Scholarship shall be available for award to a student who: is a domestic or international student; is enrolled in an undergraduate degree at the Australian National University; has been selected through the Student Mobility Program is application and nomination process to study as an exchange student at UVSQ. Selection When awarding the scholarship the Selection Committee will consider:  information presented in the John Kirby Memorial Scholarship Application Form ; the academic record of eligible students; and whether eligible students have been awarded any other scholarship for the period of the exchange.

All international

Applicants wishing to apply for a scholarship must complete an the application form, which will be considered in conjunction with their application to the Student Mobility program and, if deemed appropriate by the Selection Committee, a personal interview.

RegNet PhD Scholarship

Variable; Payments made fortnightly

This scholarship will be awarded based on the academic performance.

All international

Vice-Chancellor's Undergraduate Scholarship for the Diplomatic Corps in Australia

50 per cent tuition

The Scholarship shall be available for award to a student who is: an accredited member of the Diplomatic Corps in Australia holding a 995 visa and resident in Canberra or immediate local areas; or the legal or defacto partner/spouse of an accredited member of the Diplomatic Corps in Australia; or the child (including stepchild, adopted child or foster child) of an accredited member of the Diplomatic Corps in Australia; and enrolled, or will be enrolled in their first undergraduate coursework program at the University.

All international

Applications should be submitted to the Registrar, Student administration prior to the first day of the semester in which the scholarship is sought.


Overall Review

Overall Experience : 5 / 5

Admission Process : 5 / 5

Scholarships : 4 / 5

Life Experience : 5 / 5

Job Prospects : 5 / 5