Top 3 In-Demand Courses for International Students to Study in Australia

If you have found an answer for why to study in Australia after 10+2, you will come across the next question: which course should I study there?

Though choosing the right course is a tough task, it is often influenced by the personal choice of a student. Being the top 3rd education destination for overseas student¸ Australia is a home to some top-ranked universities which offer numerous courses for both local and international students. Out of which some are expensive while others are cheap.

However, we are not going to discuss the cheap course here. In fact, the blog is about the courses that are popular among Nepalese students and in-demand by employers in Australia.

Owing to the rising demands of these courses, it gets easier to find employment. It’s no coincidence that all these courses are also on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List. There are five different types of jobs in demand in Australia: health, engineering, IT, trades and miscellaneous. Most of these Australia courses for international students are not only in demand in Australia but also across the globe.

Let us find out top three courses:


Nursing is the occupation that will always be in demand in Australia. The country has been experiencing a lack of qualified and registered nurses for a long time. There are different nursing professions in demand in Australia, such as aged care registered nurse, nurse practitioner, and surgical nurse. Two main nursing courses offered are:

  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Nursing


Although the mining boom is over, there is still a high demand for all types of engineers in Australia. Qualified and experienced engineers are highly paid in Australia. If you want to become a successful engineer in Australia, you need to study and complete a Bachelor of Engineering offered by many Australian universities. Engineering is one the most popular and in-demand courses to study in Australia.

Information Technology (IT)

Occupations such as System Analyst, ICT Business Analyst and Software Engineer are also on the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List. If you want to make a successful career in IT sector, you can opt for doing an IT course at an Australian university.

Many universities throughout the country offer IT courses.

To know more about the popular and in-demand courses for international students in Australia, you can meet one of our education agents at AECC Global, an education consultancy and agency in Nepal.

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