Australia, with all of its forty-plus high ranking universities, has always been highly sought out by International Students for the quality education it has to offer. Apart from quality assurance, Australia as a country also boasts about the luxurious lifestyle and its multiculturalism, which has attracted many international communities to get permanently settled.
Before making a final selection of the course that one wants to pursue, it is advised that an international student should be well aware of the career opportunities that are provided in their home country as well as in the country they have selected for higher education. The policy of the Australian government itself promotes permanent settlement for skilled workers, which gives immense opportunities for growth for international students should they be wise with their selection.
As trusted education agents we have tried to list down the top ten courses for Nepalese Students in Australia that might provide some insight to our clients. This list might change over time and is based on career opportunities that are available both in Australia as well as Nepal.
Best Australian Courses For Nepalese Students
1. Actuarial Science/ Data Science/ Predictive Analysis
Though known by different names, the basic units remain almost the same, where students need to be good with statistics. This is all about Data Collection, data analysis, data storage so that the industries can have a better understanding of how to proceed in the future. If any industry, be it a banking sector, insurance, manufacturing company or any company where the figures can be on the higher side can predict what will be expected by their customers in the future, they can plan accordingly. For this, the Data Scientists are prominent manpower with an annual earning of AUD 107,000. Some of the education providers which will offer you a similar course are Curtin University, Murdoch University, Federation University, Deakin University, University of South Australia, University of Technology Sydney, Monash University, and many more.
Engineers; be it in the sector of construction, mechatronics, energy, mechanical, electrical, electronics, telecommunications, chemical, computer, materials, agricultural, marine, mining, petroleum, geological, industrial, aerospace, environmental or biomedical, Australia offers a huge range of engineering courses that are required by most of the industries in developing as well as developed nations. A wide range of engineering options is provided in almost all Australian universities. However, some notable ones are like Curtin University which ranks 2nd in the world for mining engineering, Monash University ranks 29 globally for chemical engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW) ranks 11th in the world for Civil & Structural Engineering, University of Melbourne ranks 50 in the world for Mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing engineering. The engineering degrees in Australia are professionally accredited by the “Engineers Australia” which ensures that the courses meet a high standard and produces graduates who have the required skills and knowledge that are sought by employers. The average annual earning will be around AUD 95000 and varies according to the stream. Such accreditation also ensures that your degrees are recognized internationally, even in countries like the USA, UK, Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong, and South Africa. Engineering is one of the most preferred Australian courses for Nepalese students.
** Ranking Source – QS Ranking
3. Health Science/ Nursing
Australia’s health care is one of the best in the world. With an increase in elderly people, more and more age care services are in high demand. Besides the present pandemic has also placed a strain in the health care system, hence increasing demand in this sector. Some of the best medical degrees are provided by Australian education providers. Health Care isn’t only about Nursing, there could be other options as well as Health Care Management, Nutrition and Dietetics, or even Occupational Therapy, and many more. Health care personnel can have an average annual earning of AUD 65000 to 100000. Universities like Federation University, Western Sydney University, Flinders University, University of South Australia, Monash University, Curtin University, and many more will provide a variety of options to international students.
4. Information Technology
With a boom in information technology, positions related to it are also quite popular. Especially there is a high demand for experts in cybersecurity and networking. Not to mention other areas like game development, web development, digital marketing, and likewise. Australia, being technologically quite advanced can provide industry-focused IT courses. Few education providers will also provide an embedded course of IT and business combined. And since IT is a very popular course it is fair to say that almost all Australian universities provide the course with some level of scholarships. Some universities that provide amazing IT courses are Victoria University, Macquarie University, University of Technology Sydney, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology RMIT, Swinburne University of Technology, and many more. IT professionals can easily earn between AUD 65000 to AUD 85000 per year.
5. Masters of Business Administration
In any market that is rapidly growing, business personnel is very much in demand. Australia has a steadily growing economy and will always require expertise to run their business. Besides, a country that has never faced any recession in the past can really be the best place to study the dynamics of business. MBA is perhaps the most popular course even for Australian students and guarantees an annual income of AUD 120000 at the managerial level. Such courses can be either a general MBA or it can be specialized in Finance, Economics, Human Resources, and likewise. Some of the best Management courses are provided by universities like the University of Melbourne, UNSW, Monash, University of Queensland, Macquarie University, Australian National University (ANU), Curtin, Deakin, RMIT, etc. MBA is one of the most preferred Australian courses for Nepalese students.
6. Professional Accounting (CPA Extension)
Australia is a country where professional degrees are equally valued as an academic degree, Professional Accounting being one of them. The course is also for those who come from a non-accounting background but would like to pursue a career in it. Professional Accounting with a CPA Extension, offers you an opportunity to focus on work-integrated-learning activities. It provides professional accreditation from related bodies as well making the degree ready for the job market as soon as you graduate not just in Australia but also in Canada and the USA. A professional accountant can have an average annual earning of AUD 70000. Professional Accounting courses with a CPA extension can be studied at, Curtin University, Macquarie University, RMIT, Charles Sturt University
7. Project Management
This course is all about establishing, managing, and administrating successful projects. Students from any academic background are eligible to do this course ranging from Humanities to engineering, management, and science. Either you shall be eligible to work in a leadership position after this course or you can become an entrepreneur to your own business as well. Project managers have a handsome earning of average AUD 130000 per year. Since it is a very popular course, it can be studied at universities like Victoria University, Griffith University Curtin University, University of Adelaide, University of Sydney, University of Technology Sydney, Western Sydney University, etc.
8. Social Work
Social Work is one of the fastest-growing jobs in the global context and not just in Australia. There could be a number of opportunities in the local bodies, the NGO’s or the INGO’s. Social work is more about working in the community to improve the life of the people living there. It is one of the highest-paid jobs having great scope for many years to come. The institutions that provide a course in Social Work are, Australian College of Applied Psychology ACAP, Federation University and Western Sydney University, Monash University, La Trobe University, and many more social Workers can earn between AUD 65000 to AUD 75000 annually.
9. Tourism and Hospitality
Hospitality is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. As the industry is growing rapidly, it is difficult to meet the growing demand for skilled manpower. This course can get you to run a popular restaurant just around the corner or manage big hotels and resort globally. You can even opt to work in any managerial position or open your own food business. The yearly salary for Hospitality workers in Australia is AUD 60000 to AUD 70000; and some of the popular education providers are an International College of Management Sydney ICMS, Murdoch University, Edith Cowan University, Griffith University, Holmesglen TAFE, TAFE NSW, The Hotel School – Southern Cross University, Blue mountains international hotel management school -Torrens University, etc.
10. Environment Science/Agriculture
Environmental science in Australia can be anything ranging from conservation to sustainable resource management. Apart from environmental science, students can also opt for courses related to Agriculture or Protected Area Management. The career prospect being immense be it your home country or any other country. Murdoch University, Curtin University, University of Melbourne, University of Queensland, Charles Sturt University, Deakin University, University of Tasmania, and many more can provide good options for similar courses and the average annual income can be as high as AUD 110000.
The above mentioned are a few of the best Australian courses for Nepalese students. We really hope that the information provided was helpful! Contact us for further information.
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