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  • After spending time enjoying the beautiful pictures of all the magnificant monuments and scenic destinations, it is time to focus on the courses and pathways towards an Australian education. Here is a generic view of the various pathways students can take that will lead them towards a university degree. For the benefit of all you polytechnic students out there, I’ve outlined the relevant route you should be undertaking. Equipped with a diploma, you will progress towards a direct articulation into an Australian degree, with a duration between 1-4 years. You will be pleased to know that your relevant diploma is eligible and recognised for credit exemptions, thus minimising the duration of the course. I shall elaborate more about this in my next slide. For students who wish to undertake a double degree (for instance, engineering and arts, you will need to spend anywhere between 3-7 years), depending on your selected degrees. For all you students out there interested in furthering your studies beyond your Bachelors/Honours Degree, you can undertake a masters or even a Phd which will take a further 4 years min to complete.

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  • 1. June 2011
    Studying in Australia and United Kingdom
    Nanyang Polytechnic Physiotherapy
  • 2. Topics Covered
    Who is AUG?
    Why should I go to Australia or United Kingdom?
    Which University can I go to?
    What courses can I study?
    Will my degree be recognised?
    When can I study?
    How much is it going to cost me?
    Any financial aid / scholarships available?
    How can I apply?
    Any other requirements?
    Where can I stay?
    What else can AUG do for me?
  • 3. Who AUG Are
    Previously known as Aus-Ed and renamed AUG – Aus-Ed and Uni-Ed Group
    Established in 1995
    18 offices in 6 countries
    Impartial Course and Career Counselling
    All Counsellors are extremely knowledgeable and qualified
  • 4. What AUG Can Do For You
    • Comprehensive Education Counselling
    • 5. Application Processing To Australian Institutions
    • 6. Obtaining Offers And Handling Acceptances
    • 7. Accommodation Arrangements
    • 8. Flight Bookings
    • 9. Pre-Departure Seminar
    • 10. No charges for our services
  • Why Study in Australia and UK?
    Well-established education system with a dynamic and exciting study environment
    Wide range of courses in sectors from schools to postgraduate programs
    Global recognition for courses due to high quality
    Universities equipped with state-of-the-art libraries, research facilities and laboratories
    Each university has an International student office to help students adjust to life in Australia and United Kingdom
    Graduates hold prominent positions worldwide and are accepted at leading universities around the worldto study at postgraduate level
    Multi-Cultural Hotspot – a unique educational experience with students from diverse nationalities
  • 11. Australian Universities Pathways
    Universities Pathways
    GCE ‘O’ Levels / Other qualifications equivalent to Year 10
    GCE ‘A’ Levels / IB / Other qualifications equivalent to Yr 12
    Diploma
    Foundation in Australia
    Bachelors Degree
    1 – 4 yrs (based on advanced standing)
    (4th year Honours)
    3 – 7 yrs (Double Degrees)
    Bachelors Degree
    3 - 4 yrs
    (4th year Honours)
    4 - 7 yrs (Double Degrees)
    Masters Degree: 1 – 2 yrs
    PhD: 4 yrs
  • 12. Universities Pathways
    GCE ‘O’ Levels / Other qualifications equivalent to Year 10
    GCE ‘A’ Levels / IB / Other qualifications equivalent to Yr 12
    Diploma
    Foundation in Australia
    Bachelors Degree
    1 – 4 yrs (based on advanced standing)
    (4th year Honours)
    3 – 7 yrs (Double Degrees)
    Bachelors Degree
    3 - 4 yrs
    (4th year Honours)
    4 - 7 yrs (Double Degrees)
    Masters Degree: 1 – 2 yrs
    PhD: 4 yrs
  • 13. Australia
  • 14. 1 Year Conversion Pathway to Australian Universities
    - University of South Australia
    • Adelaide most affordable mainland capital city to live in Australia – low cost of living
    • 15. Adelaide known for its city living in relaxed environment
    • 16. Over 14,000 international students in UniSA
    • 17. City East campus located in city centre of Adelaide, recognised as a health hub for studies in health sciences
    • 18. On campus physiotherapy clinic
    • 19. Close to Royal Adelaide hospital, South Australia’s biggest hospital
    • 20. 20 mins from Adelaide city to beach; close by premier shopping spot, Rundle Mall
    • 21. Public transport discounts for students studying in Adelaide
    • 22. Residential colleges, student apartments readily available
  • 1 Year Conversion Pathway to Australian Universities
    - Curtin University
    • Curtin University, located within Perth is only 5 hours plane ride from Singapore
    • 23. Multicultural, cosmopolitan and safe city, alive with arts, theatre, music, food and shopping culture
    • 24. Perth has more hours of sunshine than any other Australian capital city – Mild winters and hot summers
    • 25. Bentley campus only 15 mins away from Perth CBD area – Largest campus of Curtin University at 116 hectares
    • 26. Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute on campus initiates research, education and practice for health science courses
    • 27. On campus accommodation available for 1,175 students
  • Other Pathways for Physiotherapy to Australian Universities
  • 28. United Kingdom
  • 29. 1 Year Conversion Pathway to UK Universities – Queen Margaret University
    • Queen Margaret University, located in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital. - only 6 mins by train from Edinburgh City Centre
    • 30. Campus Neighbourhood – within Musselburgh, a coastal town with beach, restaurants, theatre, sports centre/swimming pools, public park and museum.
    • 31. New campus opened in autumn 2007 with latest technologies and campus faculties
    • 32. Faculty has specialized teaching facilities such as motion analysis, human performance research and neuromuscular assessment laboratories
    • 33. 800 brand new study bedrooms in 3-6 students sharing with self catered kitchens available
  • 1 Year Conversion Pathway to UK Universities – Coventry University
    • Coventry, 8th largest city in UK, only one hour away from London by train and 20mins from Birmingham and Coventry airport.
    • 34. 4th Safest place to study in UK and recently ranked as 3rd cheapest city for students’ cost of living
    • 35. Coventry University, right in the city centre surrounded by shops, bars, restaurants and banks
    • 36. Physiotherapy has been established at Coventry for over 40 years
    • 37. Faculty of Health and Life Sciences has over 300 staff and 4000 students.
    • 38. Recognised for high quality of its provision of applied and professional courses
    • 39. 2 catered and 8 self-catered residential halls for students
  • 1 Year Conversion Pathway to UK Universities – Glasgow Caledonian University
    • Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and is home to around 600,000 people
    • 40. Glasgow is only one hour away by plane from London
    • 41. Glasgow Caledonian University is one of the largest universities in Scotland with over 17,000 students. Campus is self-contained and situated right in the heart of city of Glasgow
    • 42. University campus a short walk from city centre and two main railway stations
    • 43. School of Health is one of the largest providers of Health and Social Care graduates in the UK with 300 staff and 4000 students
    • 44. Practical Facilities including clinical simulation laboratories, a virtual hospital located in purposed built modern school building
  • Professional Accreditation
    Australia
    • Australian Physiotherapy Council
    United Kingdom
    • UK Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
    • 45. UK Health Professions Council (HPC)
  • Polytechnic Exemptions
    • Similar Discipline
    • 46. 1 - 3 yrs to complete
    • 47. Different Discipline
    • 48. 2 - 3 yrs to complete
    • 49. Double Degrees
    • 50. 3 - 4 yrs to complete
  • Entry Requirements for 1 Year Conversion Course
    • Diploma of Physiotherapy required
    • 51. Most Universities based on ranking of students’ Grade Point Average (GPA) at Diploma level
    • 52. Quota based course for each intake
    • 53. GPA ~ 3.0 and above for good chance of first round offers
    • 54. Subsequent rounds of offers will be issued if vacancies are available - for lower achieving GPA students
    • 55. Students are encouraged to apply for few Universities through AUG Singapore
  • Academic Year
    Australia
    Semester 1: February to June
    Semester 2: July to November
    United Kingdom
    Semester 1: September to December
    Semester 2: January to June
  • 56. Annual Cost of Tuition Fees
    Australia
    Physiotherapy:
    A$22,000 to A$31,000
    Health Sciences:
    A$21,000 to A$26,000
    *Subject to 3-5% increment per year
    Exchange Rate – AUD$1 = SGD$1.32
    (correct as of 29/06/2011
    United Kingdom
    Physiotherapy:
    GBP$10,000 to GBP$11,000
    Health Sciences:
    A$20,500 to A$25,900
    *Subject to 3-5% increment per year
    Exchange Rate – GBP$1 = SGD$2.00
    (correct as of 29/06/2011
  • 57. Annual Cost of Living
    Australia
    Sydney and Melbourne
    A$18,000 - A$20,000
    Brisbane and Perth
    A$15,000 - A$18,000
    Adelaide
    A$12,000 - A$13,000
    Part-time work:
    max 20hrs/week
    United Kingdom
    Inner London
    GBP$9,600 – GBP$10,800
    Outer London
    GBP$7,200 – GBP$8,400
    Part-time work:
    max 20hrs/week
  • 58. Application Timeline
  • 59. Application Procedure
    Australia
    • Individual Application Form
    • 60. Diploma Award
    • 61. Diploma Transcripts
    United Kingdom
    • Application through centralized system
    • 62. Diploma Award
    • 63. Diploma Transcripts
    • 64. Contact and Apply through AUG Singapore for more information or queries
  • International Student Visa Procedure
    Australia
    Singaporeans and other Level 1 Countries’ Applicants
    • Online Student Visa Application
    • 65. Medical Check-up
    United Kingdom
    • Online Student Visa Application
    • 66. Paper base Student Visa Application
  • Coming Exhibitions
    Study in Australia and UK Open Day
    Oct 22nd and Oct 23rd 2011
    Saturday and Sunday
    11.00am – 5.00pm
  • 67. Contact Information
    Mr Bernard Khong
    Business Development and Recruitment /
    Senior Education Counselor
    AUG Singapore
    7 Maxwell Road #02-100, Annex B
    MND Complex
    Singapore 069111
    Contact Number: 6227 0380
    Email Address: bernard.khong@augstudy.com
    www.augstudy.com
  • 68. Join Us on
    “AUG Singapore”
    Any Questions?Have a great day ahead!