Study Options Blog

  • Oenology student and lecturer at Curtin University. Photo credit: Curtin University
    In this month's subject focus, we look at some of the range of programmes available in Australia and New Zealand for students who would like to work in the wine industry.Land-based industries are hugely significant for Australia and New Zealand, economically and politically, and as a result...
  • Students at Massey University. Photo credit: Massey University
    Waiting for Results Day?If you're unconvinced by your UK university offers, but don’t want to get involved with Clearing, don’t panic. There’s another option to consider.Going through Clearing is stressful, and you're not even guaranteed to get the result you want. But what else are you supposed to...
  • Aquaculture research at James Cook University. Photo credit: James Cook University
    This month's subject focus looks at the variety of Bachelor of Science degrees available in Australia and New Zealand. There are many different areas of science, usually grouped into formal sciences (mathematics, statistics etc); physical sciences; life sciences; social sciences and earth and space...
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    Students at the University of Melbourne. Photo credit: The University of Melbourne

    Got your International Baccalaureate (IB) results?

    So what’s next?Perhaps you’ve achieved better International Baccalaureate (IB) results than you were predicted? Or perhaps things haven’t quite gone to plan and you’ve missed the grades needed for your offer. Or perhaps you have just had a change of heart, and suddenly that place to study that...
  • An oil drilling platform. Photo credit: Curtin University
    This month's subject focus looks at postgraduate programmes in the area of resources engineering.Australia has a big and active resources industry, so what better place to study mining, subsea or oil and gas engineering? Postgraduate engineering programmes in Australia provide students with a...
  • Study Master of Teaching in Australia
    Study Options’ monthly course spotlights are designed to give you more detail on the programmes available at Australian and New Zealand universities.  This month we are focusing on the Master of Teaching (MTeach).This degree programme enables you to qualify as a teacher after studying a UK...
  • Study Juris Doctor to practice law in Australia. Photo credit: Monash University
    This month's spotlight looks at the Juris Doctor in Australia. The Juris Doctor is a graduate entry programme that enables graduates of degrees in other disciplines to train and qualify as a lawyer. It is intended for students looking for admission into legal practice in Australia. The ‘JD’ is...
  • Photo credit: The University of Otago
    This month's subject focus looks at the wide range of degree programmes available in Australia and New Zealand in the area of environmental studies. Australia and New Zealand are at the forefront of marine and environmental science study internationally. There are a large number of courses...
  • Veterinary Science students in Australia. Photo credit: Murdoch University
    This month's subject focus looks at studying veterinary science in Australia and New Zealand. Land-based industries are hugely significant for Australia and New Zealand, economically and politically, and as a result academic study and research in these areas is seen as being of key importance...
  • Student in the trading room at Curtin Business School. Photo credit: Curtin University
    In this month's subject focus, we look at Master of Business Administration (MBA) programmes in Australia. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an internationally-recognised degree designed to develop the skills required for a successful career in business or management.An MBA degree is a...