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Swinburne University of Technology (Swinburne) — public non-profit university. It is located in Melbourne, Australia. The higher education institution was founded not so long ago — in 1992 — which is why it is considered one of the youngest in the country. Swinburne is working together with Universities Australia, Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL), European Consortium of Innovative Universities, Open Universities Australia, Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA).
The university is among the top-290 best institutions in the word, according to QS International Ranking. The university is highly rated by the independent university ranking THE. It is in the top-340.
At Swinburne, you can get a bachelor, master and doctorate degree in different fields of study.
The academic calendar at Swinburne is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at Swinburne start from 5,304 USD. International students pay a minimum of 18,087 USD per year. The educational institution helps students financially with the help of scholarships and financial aid. They are available to local and international students. Check the university website for up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.
When choosing an educational institution, it is necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.
It is not possible to enter an undergraduate program at Swinburne after the 11th grade. In Australia, school education lasts longer than 11 years, so applicants need to complete one of the preparatory programs (A-Levels, IB, Foundation, etc.), or study for a year at a university in their home country. Before applying, you need to pass the IELTS, PTE or TOEFL exam. The minimum TOEFL score is 36. The IELTS score is not lower than 5. Applicants will need a subject exam — A-Level. Additionally, upon admission, an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma can be accepted. Swinburne also provides online undergraduate programs.
Master's degree at Swinburne
In order to enroll at Swinburne for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 79. IELTS — 6.5 or higher. Swinburne provides an opportunity to get a master's degree remotely.
Doctorate degree at Swinburne
If you are applying for a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. For enrollment, you need to pass TOEFL with 79 points. The minimum score for IELTS is 6.5.
The campus of the educational institution is suburban. The advantages of such a location include the ability to quickly get to the city, access to various types of recreation (in nature and in the city) and a close-knit student community. The university has a functioning library. In addition to educational materials in various scientific areas, it contains a collection of classical and contemporary literature. Swinburne regularly accepts students for international exchange programs, providing both local and international students with the opportunity to come into contact with different cultures and gain unique experience.
After graduation, you can stay in Australia for another 1.5 to 4 years, depending on the degree received. To do this, you need to apply for a graduate visa — it allows you to work in the country without changing your visa to a work one. Graduates of Swinburne find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. Look for more immigration options in our article.
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