Australia has 43 universities; two of them are international universities. There are many other institutions offering further education courses

Australian universities appear ranked in the Top 50 worldwide


Australian universities appear ranked in the Top 50 worldwide in the following areas of study:

  • Artes y Humanidades
  • Saludos
  • Ingeniería y tecnología
  • Ciencias de la vida
  • Ciencias físicas
  • Ciencas sociales


Associate Degree: 2 years

It is a short-term qualification which allows combining professional development and work, in case a student does not have enough time to complete the Bachelor’s Degree. It can be an access route to a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Diploma with a specific training on an industrial sector.

Bachelor’s Degree (Graduate title): 3 years.

This is the basic qualification to enter in a particular area. Its content is deeper than the content of the Associate Degree and allows developing systematic and practical skills and knowledge on a particular area.


Bachelor’s Degree (Honors): 4 years

If excellent results are obtained at the Bachelor’s Degree, the institution opens the possibility to enroll in an additional year and be granted with an honors diploma.

Graduate Certificate or Diploma: 6 months – 1 year

The Graduate Certificate will strengthen your individual skills already developed with a graduate title or will develop your competences on a new area.

Master’s Degree: From 1 to 2 years

This is a course consisting of an autonomous research or a traditional study program. The Graduate titles conferred by Latin-American universities are valid to be admitted in a Postgraduate program of an Australian university, taking into account some requirements like applicant’s English level (IELTS 6.5 and 7.5).

Doctoral Degree: 3 years generally

This is the highest level title conferred by Australian universities. It consists of a research program, but it can also include elements from a study program. The three components of a Doctoral Degree are:

  • A review of literature, experimentation or any other methodological focus regarding any field of knowledge.
  • An original research project making a contribution to the understanding and knowledge of your field of study.
  • A substantial thesis, well organized, which proves a relation between the research project and the field of study.