Field of Engineering in 2019
Engineering; a field of study which is highly sought after for several decades. However, with the advancement in technology and the arrival of the world of augmented reality, the field of engineering is changing exponentially. As always, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education is highly emphasised at kindergarten level in order to build interest in children from a young age. However, at higher levels, unlike a few decades ago, engineering is becoming more focused on skill-based learning rather than foundation theoretical learning. This is because the advancement of technology is continually increasing which is why students need to be equipped with the understanding of the latest technologies, rather than on theory or method to invent something. Moreover, with technology and engineering merging together, earning an accredited degree in Engineering becomes even more importance. In this field, the more experience you’ve had and the more you know about the latest technology, the faster you climb your career ladder!
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Why should I study Engineering in Australia?
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Apart from the amazing lifestyle and great exposure, studying Engineering in Australia can really be a life changing experience for you:
Australia is host to thousands of international students every year. Many universities in Australia offers a wide range of engineering courses including mainstream and the latest ones. By studying in Australia, you can find a course that suits you with various other options to choose from too.
In Australia, the engineering field is experiencing rapid growth. Because skilled migration is linked to the economic needs of Australia, it is considered a high priority for permanent residency visas for international students qualified in engineering.
During the course of the study period international students can work up to 20 hours per-week and 40 hours during the University holidays. This makes Australia an affordable country to study and live for international students. Find out how much you could earn as an international student in Australia here.
According to Payscale.com, the average salary for a Civil Engineer is AU$72,453 per year. This statistic is enough to say that studying Engineering in Australia will give you excellent career prospects ahead.
Australia’s Group of Eight, comprising of ANU, University of Melbourne, University of Queensland, University of Adelaide, Monash University, University of Western Australia, UNSW and University of Sydney, are a coalition of the best research-intensive universities, featured in the Top 150 universities in the QS world rankings.
Top Australian Universities for different Engineering Majors 2019
QS University World Ranking by Subject
Indicative Annual in AUD$
Civil and Structural Engineering
University of Melbourne
Electrical and Electronic
Mineral and Mining Engineering
University of Queensland
Couldn’t find your major? Check this article for the best Australian universities for various Engineering majors: Top 10 Universities for Engineering in Australia 2019
Engineering not your cup of tea? Check out all the top universities in Australia for all courses: Top Universities in Australia
Why wait to apply? Come by our open day this April 2019 and find the best Australian university for you! Register now!
Need help applying for a scholarship? Check this article out and you’ll be good to go :Tips on applying for a scholarship to Australia
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An international student from Taylor’s University, Manahil Ijaz is a freelance writer from the field of PR and Marketing who indulges in different forms of art including writing, painting and designing. Manahil has a great passion for psychology, English literature and travelling.