10 Most Popular Bachelor Degrees in Australia 2018

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If you are searching for high-quality education, you will find excellent programs in Australia. The education system in Australia is top-notch and there are many courses offered through specialist institutions and universities. Aside from excellence in education, students will enjoy a diverse culture, environment and a variety of beautiful cities including Sydney, Melbourne, and Tasmania. Before 2017 draws to an end, we bring you some of the most popular Australia degree courses: (In no particular order)

Business and Management

Studying for a business and management studies degree allows you to develop a broad understanding of business organisations and provides you with subject-specific knowledge in areas such as markets, customers, finance, operations, communication, information technology and business policy and strategy. Business schools in Australia are internationally renowned and have a pivotal focus on the Asia-Pacific region, providing and equipping students with a global perspective.



Medicine is an inspiring and challenging career choice that offers a unique ability to improve people’s health and wellbeing and to alleviate pain and suffering around the world. Australian medical degrees often include clinical practice in the programme as well as problem-solving and self-directed learning. Getting a medical degree in Australia generally requires 5-6 years to complete. Australian medical qualifications are recognised worldwide and admission to medicine in Australia is highly competitive.



Never seems to go out of style, accounting services are always in demand on both corporate and personal finance levels. In most cases, students gain professional status via an accredited university course, work experience and further study. The Accounting degree provides students with the strong foundation skills and knowledge required to successfully enter the workforce as an accountant. Upon graduation, students are equipped with a specialist understanding of accounting and its associated business fields.



Getting a dentistry degree in Australia generally requires 5-6 years to complete. The programme includes basic medical studies and sciences as well as problem-based learning. A student may also undertake additional study to specialise in a particular field (e.g.: orthodontics or periodontics) upon completion.



Nearly all higher education institutions in Australia offer law programmes; Australian law degrees are highly sought-after around the world. Today, a range of career choices lie open to law graduates as a solicitor, industry legal officer, barrister or ministerial adviser, as well as in community legal centres, legal aid, the Attorney-General’s department, law reform commissions, consumer affairs, environment, foreign affairs, police, politics, legal drafting, banking, finance, journalism, publishing and teaching.


Creative Arts and Design

Home to more than one world-class art institutions, Australia offers a wide variety of course options, including visual arts, performing arts and crafts, graphics and design studies, communications and media studies as well as other creative arts. Australian creative degrees are highly sought-after around the world.



As today’s teaching methods become more sophisticated, the demand for skilful teachers has also increased tremendously. Australian programmes are taught through a combination of research, coursework and practical elements, covering teaching areas such as Early childhood education, Primary education, Secondary education and Special needs education.



Engineering is the use of science and math to design or make things. People who do engineering are called engineers. Engineers usually design or build things. Students who are studying engineering in Australia have the peace of mind knowing that they are obtaining a quality degree. Thanks to Engineers Australia who ensures that degrees accredited in Australia universities are equivalent to degrees in countries such as the US, Japan, Ireland and the UK.


Environmental Science

Getting a degree in environmental science in Australia usually would require 3-4 years to complete but as the degree is generally flexible. Studying environmental science in Australia includes the combining of natural and social science courses relevant to environmental conservation and sustainable resource management.


Computer Science/IT

Computers are a part of every aspect of modern life. From shopping to playing games and exercising, there is now an app for pretty much everything. All those systems were created by computer science graduates. Computer scientists understand the underlying principles of programming and algorithms and use them to design software, systems and networks to meet the needs of clients and the public. It is a fast-moving, highly specialised field and there is a constant, high demand for talented computer science graduates.


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