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Education System Overview

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 8,252 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Australia.

Academic year: February-December

Major school holidays/break:

  • Mid-April (around Easter)
  • Early-mid July
  • Late September-early October
  • Late December-late January

Major exam period: November-December

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3

The language of instruction in universities: English

Degrees offered: Bachelor, Master, Doctorate