Universities & Colleges in Australia

Map of Universities in Australia

  Schools, Colleges and Universities in Australia  
1The University of New South Wales Gate 9, High St, Kensington Sydney 2052 New South Wales
2The Australian National University Barry Drive Acton ACT 2601, Australia
3Monash University 900 Dandenong Road, Victoria 3145, Caulfield East
4University of SydneyCity Road, Camperdown NSW 2050, Australia
5The University of Melbourne766 Elizabeth St, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
6The University of QueenslandChancellors Place, St Lucia QLD 4067, Australia
7The University of AdelaideUniversity of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5005, Australia
8University of Western Australia35 Hackett Drive, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
9Macquarie UniversityUniversity Avenue, Macquarie Park NSW 2113, Australia
10RMIT University200 Ballarat Road, Hamilton VIC 3300, Australia
11University of Technology Sydney15 Broadway, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia
12Queensland University of Technology Library - Law George St Brisbane QLD Australia2 George Street, Brisbane QLD 4001, Australia
13Curtin UniversityKent Street, Bentley WA 6102, Australia
14Charles Strut University642 Olive Street, Albury NSW 2640, Australia
15University of WollongongUniAdvice, Bld 36, Northfields Ave, University of Wollongong NSW 2522, Australia
16La Trobe UniversityPlenty Rd, Bundoora VIC 3086, Australia
17University of South AustraliaFrome Road, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
18Deakin University1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong VIC 3220, Australia
19Swinburne University of TechnologyJohn Street, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia
20Griffith University226 Grey Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
21Flinders UniversitySturt Road, Bedford Park SA 5042, Australia
22Edith Cowan University270 Joondalup Dr, Perth WA 6027, Australia
23University of New EnglandMeredith Road, Madgwick NSW 2350, Australia
24The University of NewcastleUniversity Dr, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia
25Murdoch University90 South Street, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia
26University of CanberraUniversity Dr, Bruce ACT 2617, Australia
27University of TasmaniaGrosvenor Crescent, Sandy Bay TAS 7005, Australia
28University of Western SydneyCorner of Second Avenue and O'Connell Street, Kingswood NSW 2747, Australia
29James Cook University1 James Cook Drive, Townsville QLD 4811, Australia
30University of Southern QueenslandWest Street, Toowoomba QLD 4350, Australia
31Charles Darwin UniversityEllengowan Dr, Casuarina NT 0810, Australia
32Carnegie Mellon UniversityTorrens Building, 220 Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
33Bond University UniversityUniversity Dr, Robina QLD 4226, Australia
34Central Queensland UniversityBruce Highway, Norman Gardens QLD 4701, Australia

Australian education is compulsory up to the age specified by the legislation and varies state-wise from 15-17. Education in Australia is regulated by Australian Education System which is governed by the individual governments of each state.

It follows a 3-tier model that includes:
  • Primary education (Primary Schools)
  • Secondary education (Secondary Schools / High Schools)
  • Tertiary education in Universities and / or TAFE [Technical And Further Education] Colleges)

Post-compulsory education of Australian Studentsis controlled by the Australian Qualifications Framework, a unified body of national qualifications in schools, vocational education and training.

Pre-School is not compulsory in all Australian states. Supplementary option is the outside traditional parenting that encumbers day care or a parent run playgroup. However, Pre-school education is different from primary school that are usually run by local councils, community groups or private organizations, exception in the states of Northern Territory and Queensland.

Australian Education IPD :Australian IPD is the organisation operating globally and offer the testing services for the students around the world who wnnt to study overseas or internationally.

School is mandatory in Australian continent that usually ranges from the ages of six and sixteen. About two-third of the population segment is served by Government schools and the remaining third by independent schools. Whereas, Government schools offer free education, independent schools are both religious and secular type that charges some fees instead. However, the course curriculum is same for all.

Tertiary education is administered by the Australian Qualifications Framework or AQF, comprising both vocational and higher education viz., from trade certificates to doctorate levels. However, Universities control their own curriculums. AQF primarily regulate the vocational learning.

In Australia, higher education is classified into:
  1. Certificate, Diploma and Associate Degrees
  2. Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science with a Diploma of Education (DipEd).
  3. Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma.
  4. Honors consist of a short thesis or Masters by Research, divided into First Class, Second Class sub-divided into Division I and Division II and Third Class.
  5. Doctor of Philosophy or Ph.D
  6. Higher Doctorates, i.e. Doctor of Science (DSc) or Doctor of Letters (DLitt).

Last Updated on: October 11th, 2017