Top 3 Courses Nepalese Students Choose to Study in Australia

It is quite an interesting fact that there’s been a consistent increase in the number of Nepalese students planning to study in Australia after 12th. They often chose the countries like Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA and India. Out of these countries, Australia has emerged as the first choice for Nepalese students to study abroad.

Simplified visa process, low tuition fee and living expenses, several scholarships, part-time job opportunities, and great career prospects are some of the major key factors that lure these students towards Australia.

A recent study exhibited that over 20,463 Nepalese students choose the Australian universities, making Nepal the 8th largest source of overseas students in Australian since September 2016.

What about the courses? What are the programs and courses that Nepalese students wish to study?

In general, students choose a course depending on their interest in a subject or field. And, Nepalese students are not an exception. However, their choice of programs is often influenced by the available job opportunities and career prospects for a subject in the given country.

Following are some of the most popular Australia courses for international students that Nepalese students love to enrol in:


Australia is home to seven top-ranked universities offering engineering programs. Australian engineering programs and degrees recognised globally, helping candidates to gain knowledge and skills required to achieve success. Internship programs for fresh students, bagful scholarships, and abundant job opportunities attract Nepalese students to study engineering in Australia.


Nursing is a future-proof career for the candidates who are looking to work as a health professional and want to serve fellow human being. Australian nursing programs are an ideal choice to reach towards the goal of becoming a successful nurse.


Hospitality is a unique career option for the ones who love to serve guests and manage them. Hospitality aspirants can pursue a certificate, diploma, or degree course in hospitality and management in Australia. Advanced theocratical as well as practical skills in the training help graduates to be ready for the industry.

The Australian Hospitality and Management Industry is growing at a rapid pace due to the constant inflow of tourists in the country. So, hospitality could be an attractive area to study in Australia and kickstart your career.

Besides these three courses, IT, medicine, and social work are other fields that Nepalese students prefer to study.

To get more information about popular courses, universities, scholarships, accommodation etc., you can reach experienced education consultants at AECC Global, a globally renowned agency in Nepal.

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