To study in Australia you must obtain a student visa.
All international students need to apply for the Student visa (subclass 500) online, which enables you to study full time in Australia in a recognised education institution. This visa lasts up to five years and costs around $575 Australian dollars (£309).
To secure one you must:
- provide evidence that you’ve been accepted onto a course, be this a copy of your confirmation of enrolment or offer letter
- provide proof of your finances
- possess English language proficiency skills
- have health insurance
- not have a substantial criminal record.
For more details on Australian student visas, visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection – Visa finder.