Australia has long been a trendy destination for international students, and with good reason. Australia offers international students a wide range of options to choose from- from the highest level of education to one-year work placements. The country offers over 30 public and private universities and some vocational training institutions.

Are you looking for the best upcoming intakes in Australia? Here you will find the list of all government and private medical schools that provide applications for forthcoming intakes. This blog aims at giving a brief description of intakes in Australia for international students.

What are the Major Intakes in Australia for Indian Students?

  • February Intakes
  • July Intakes

February Intakes in Australia

Australia's primary (main) intake occurs in February, and as the name implies, it begins in February. The secondary intake occurs in July. As in most nations, the Primary intake will have the most significant number of courses offered by practically every university.

Many institutions in Australia offer February intakes for undergraduate and postgraduate courses. However, not all courses accept this intake — it's always best to check with your chosen university before applying. Each year, many international students choose to begin their studies in Australia in February.

July Intakes in Australia

Many universities will provide a limited number of degrees to choose from for the July intake. These are two of Australia's most important imports.

Other Intakes in Australia

Additional intakes in Australia, such as September and November, have fewer courses. Vocational courses have intakes in January, May, or July, depending on the degree and university.

Deadlines to get Admission for the Intakes in Australia

Intakes in Australia

Application Deadline

February Intakes

October - November

July intakes

April - May

Other Intakes

September - November

 

Intakes in Australia - Admission Timeline

The process of gaining admission to an Australian institution begins long before applying. International students must carefully plan and schedule their time in Australia to collect application paperwork, take standardised examinations, check eligibility requirements, and begin applying to universities to pursue higher education in Australia.

A general schedule for international students applying to Australian universities is provided below.

Preparations

Semester 1 or the February intake

Semester 2 or the July intake

Semester 3 or late November intake

Research and shortlist courses and universities

As early as possible, preferably 10 to 11 months prior to April to June

10 to 11 months before the start date of the semester, preferably September to October of the previous year

10 to 11 months before the semester date, around November to December of the previous year

Compare and apply to the universities

July to August of the previous year

November to December of the previous year

January to February of the applying year

Appear for the standardized tests

September to October of the previous year

December to February of the applying year

March to April of the applying year

Start applying to colleges

October to November of the previous year

February to March of the applying year

May to June of the applying year

Acceptance and interview process

November to December of the previous year

March to April of the applying year

July to August of the applying year

Apply for a student visa in Australia Education Loan

December to January of the applying year

May to July of the applying year

September to October of the applying year

Start making travel arrangements

January to February of the applying year

June to July of the applying year

November to December of the applying year

 

Deadlines for Admissions in Australian Universities 

The following is a list of Australia's top universities and their admissions policies, degrees offered, and application dates.

Keep in mind that these are specific deadlines, and they may change with particular courses at several colleges. Checking the deadlines for various courses while choosing a course and university is the easiest method to prepare on time. These are merely for informational purposes.

Name of Universities

Application Deadlines for Intakes of Australia

February Intake

March Intake

July Intake

November Intake

UG

PG

UG

PG

UG

PG

  UG

PG

Australian National University

15-Dec

15-Dec

-

-

31-May

31-May

-

-

University of Melbourne

Sept

31-Aug

-

-

NA

31-Oct

-

-

University of Sydney

30-Jan

31-Oct

-

-

30-Jun

01-Mar

-

-

University of New South Wales

-

-

30-Nov

30-Nov

31-Mar

31-Mar

31-Jul

31-Jul

University of Queensland

31-Oct

31-Oct

-

-

31-Mar

31-Mar

-

-

Monash University

Rolling

Late Nov

-

-

-

-

-

-

University of Western Australia

01-Dec

01-Dec

-

-

01-Dec

01-Jul

-

-

University of Technology, Sydney

30-Nov

15-Jan

-

-

30-Apr

30-Jun

-

-

Macquarie University

15-Dec

15-Feb

-

-

15-Feb

19-Jul

-

-

University of Canberra

01-Dec

01-Jun

-

-

01-Dec

01-Jun

-

-

Charles Sturt University

31-Oct

-

-

-

01-May

-

01-Sep

-

University of New England

-

-

26-Oct

26-Oct

Nov

NA

May

NA

University of Newcastle

Oct

NA

-

-

Mar

NA

-

-

Charles Darwin University

28-Sep

22-Aug

-

-

03-Jun

22-Aug

-

-

CQ University

-

-

25-Feb

25-Feb

01-Jul

01-Jul

28-Oct

28-Oct

Queensland University of Technology

28-Jan

28-Jan

-

-

24-Jun

24-Jun

-

-

University of Southern Queensland

06-Mar

06-Mar

-

-

17-Jul

17-Jul

29-Nov

29-Nov

Carnegie Mellon University

15-Apr

15-Apr

-

-

-

-

-

-

University of Adelaide

01-Dec

01-Dec

-

-

01-May

01-May

-

-

RMIT University

Oct

Oct

-

--

Apr

Apr

-

-

University of Wollongong

26-Oct

26-Oct

-

-

30-Jun

30-Jun

-

-

Bond University

January, May and September Intake (All Year Admission)

 

Available Courses for Intakes in Australia

  • Full-time Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Research Oriented programs and PhDs are available in Australia's institutions mainly in February and July.
  • Furthermore, Australian universities have established multiple admission intakes for vocational programs, and these intakes open in January, May, or July.
  • Furthermore, the duration of the month of independent intake is fully dependent on the university and the desired degree.

What is the best intake in Australia?

International students may be perplexed as to which entry season they should choose. Each of the three admission seasons has its advantages and disadvantages, making it difficult for overseas applicants to select a specific intake season and apply accordingly. Before choosing a certain intake in Australia, consider a few things.

  • For all intake seasons, students should check the availability of their selected programme.
  • Students should also consider the required scores and their selection prospects before applying.
  • The student's standardised test scores and English proficiency scores should be considered.
  • Acceptance rates for specific intake seasons may be high, while acceptance rates for others may be low.
  • It's essential to think about job options in Australia and success rates after graduating from an entry season cohort.
  • Finally, and most significantly, before enrolling in an intake season, the candidate should have all the application paperwork available.

If an applicant is ready to proceed with the application process, they can choose an intake season. They must then meet all of the application requirements and be prepared.

MBA intakes in Australia

MBA is one of the most famous postgraduate courses among international applicants, with many individuals applying each year to various universities throughout the world. MBA programmes in Australia last anywhere from 15 months to two years, depending on the university.

MBA application deadlines are in October and December of the current year. Below is a table of MBA admission deadlines in Australia and the top universities that offer the programme.

Name of University

Intake Season

International Application Deadline

Melbourne Business School

September intake

Round 1: November 30 Round 2: January 30 Round 3: March 31 Round 4: May 31 Round 5: June 30

University of New South Wales: Australian Graduate School of Management

All intakes

Term 1: November 30 Term 2: March 31 Term 3: July 31

Monash University: Monash Business School

All intakes

Round 1: April 30 Round 2: June 30 Round 3: August 20

University of Queensland Business School

All intakes

Applications are currently open

Macquarie University: Macquarie Graduate School of Management

All intakes

Term 1: January 10 Term 2: April 4 Term 3: June 27 Term 4: September 19

University of Western Australia Business School

July intake

Nov-12

Australia National University

July intake

Nov-01

Deakin University- Deakin Business School

February intake

Feb-20

University of Wollongong Sydney campus

February and July intake

Semester 1: Direct application Semester 2: Opens on May 1

 

Intakes in Australia: Documents Required

In Australia, admission requirements differ from one university to the next. However, there are a few essential documents required by practically every Australian higher education college. The following is a list of them.

  • Completed application form with all pertinent information.
  • The university's application costs.
  • IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores are examples of English proficiency tests.
  • Previous institution reports and academic certificates were translated into English.
  • Score reports from national or regional board examinations that have been evaluated.
  • The needed minimum GPA.
  • Photocopies of the passport's first and last pages.
  • Scores from standardized tests such as the SAT/ACT or the GRE/GMAT.
  • Purpose statement.
  • Academic professors' letters of endorsement
  • Bank statements or statements from a financial advisor are examples of financial documents.
  • If applicable, certifications of work experience.
  • Instructional medium
  • CV/Resume.
  • Interviews in some cases.
  • Self-written academic essay.
  • Immigration documents.

Steps to Study in February & July Intakes in Australia 

For February Intakes to Study in Australia

Step 1: Shortlist the universities & courses that you prefer to study in Australia

Step 2: Appear for the Exams - Sep 2022 to Oct 2022

Step 3: Apply at the Universities - Oct 2022 to November 2022

Step 4: Acceptance Letters & Interviews - November 2022 to December 2022

Step 5: Apply for a Student Visa & Education Loan - December 2022 to Jan 2023.

Step 6: Tickets & Departure - Jan 2023 to Feb 2023

For July Intakes to Study in Australia 

Step 1: Shortlist the universities & courses you prefer to study in Australia

Step 2: Appear for the Exams - Dec 2021 to Feb 2022.

Step 3: Apply at the Universities - Feb 2022 to March 2022

Step 4: Acceptance Letters & Interviews - March 2022 to April 2022

Step 5: Apply for a Student Visa & Education Loan - May 2022 to July 2022.

Step 6: Tickets & Departure - June 2022 to July 2022.

If you're wondering which intake to choose when applying to your desired degree and university in Australia, our AECC Global consultants can assist you. Book an appointment with us, and let us help you realise your dreams!