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Federation University, located in Queensland has 9 campuses. It is the third oldest university in Australia. Federation University has been ranked #1 for graduate employability rate as well. The university offers diploma, bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees under 8 areas of study, and has a good record for teaching quality.


University TypePublic
Campus SettingRegional
Establishment Year1870
Graduate Employability Rate89.5%
No. of Courses217
Cost of AttendanceAUD 40,000 – AUD 50,000 (annually)
Applications AcceptedOnline
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time and part time

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • Some of the popular subjects at Federation University are: Engineering, Business, Agriculture, Horticulture, Social Sciences, Education, Automotive, etc.
  • Federation University offers on-campus accommodation to its students.

Federation University Admission Process

  • Application Form: International students can apply online directly.
  • Common requirements: Academic transcripts, award/completion certificates, supplementary documents (if required) and professional experience record (if any).
  • Application Fee: No fee
  • Additional requirements: identification document (e.g. passport), portfolio/interview/auditions (if required), and visa details.
  • Intake Months: February, March,July and November
  • The following table shows English Proficiency Test score requirements for UG and PG admissions:
TestScore Requirement
IELTS (Academic)6.5
TOEFL (IBT)92 – 93

Cost of Attendance

Living Expenses can vary from AUD 326 – AUD 480 per week for students.

Department NameTotal Fee (UG)
BusinessAUD 25,100 – AUD 30,100
Engineering and Information TechnologyAUD 23,700 – AUD 28,800
Creative ArtsAUD 21,100 – AUD 26,900
SciencesAUD 24,700 – AUD 27,800
Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesAUD 21,300 – AUD 23,600
Healthcare, Nursing and MidwiferyAUD 29,700
EducationAUD 23,600 – AUD 27,400
Health Sciences and PsychologyAUD 25,700 – AUD 29,600

Financial Aid

Federation University offers scholarships to international students, pursuing both graduate and undergraduate degree courses. Some of them are:

  • International Excellence Scholarships: 20% tuition fee waivered, for eligible international students.

  • Australia Awards


Established in 1870, Federation University (FedUni) based in Ballarat, is a premier public university at Victoria and ranks as the fourth oldest tertiary educational institution in Australia. FedUni has nine campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland, and the Wimmera to provide with approximately 1,300 teaching faculty. The University offers undergraduate programs in various fields such as Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering, Business, Science and Mathematics, Education and Early Childhood etc.

  • The application fee for both UG and PG programs is $25.
  • Students can apply via University’s Online Portal, Agent or VTAC.
  • 79% of graduates are employed full-time, one of the highest graduate employment rates in Australia.
  • 35% of the total population comprises of international students.
  • International students need to take English Proficiency Tests in order to secure admission.


Application PortalOnline portal/ Agent/ VTAC
Application feeAUD 25
Average IELTS score6.0
Mode of PaymentVisa/ Master-card
Academic CalendarSemester based
Students IntakeFebruary, March, July, November

Federation University Australia Admission Deadlines

Offshore applications close approximately five weeks before the semester commencement date. If you will be studying an EAP (English and Academic Preparation) program, cut-off dates will be based on the orientation date of your EAP program, not the standard semester dates.

Ballarat, Berwick and Gippsland (Semester 2)14 June 2019
Brisbane (Semester 2)07 June 2019

Federation University Australia Undergraduate Admissions

To take admission in undergraduate programs, International Applicants must be over 18 years of age during the time the Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) is issued. Candidates must have completed Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent. The basic admission process for all the courses remains the same. Some courses may require additional specific entry requirements.

Application Fee:- $25

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE) or Indian School Certificate (CISCE) with an average of 60% in best four academic subjects.
  • Degrees, diplomas or certificates and academic transcripts of previously attended institutes.
  • Translations of Non-English and corresponding original language documents
  • Proof of academic IELTS results or equivalent
  • Passport and valid Australian visa
  • Confirmation of Enrolments (CoEs) from your studies in Australia (if any)
  • Research Proposal, Additional Details Form, or Application for audition/Interview, if relevant
  • Letters from schools or employers, a statement of purpose or your CV/resume(if any)

English Language Proficiency Requirements

The English Language Minimum Requirements for general programs like business, IT and general science, is Academic IELTS Overall score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent. However, some programs may require higher scores.

TestsMinimum Score Requirements
Academic IELTS6.0
TOEFL iBT60-78
Pearson (PTE)50
Cambridge (CAE)169

Student Visa Requirements

Student visa i.e subclass 500 is required to study in Australia. It is a temporary visa which allows students to study for up to 5 years. Subclass 500 student visa allows students to travel in and out of Australia. The step by step visa application process is given below-

  • Arrange the documents
  • Apply online for the VISA along with the documents
  • Receive VISA decision along with the following details:
    • your visa grant number
    • the date your visa expires
    • your visa conditions
  • Keep a copy of all the documents while arriving in Australia
  • All international students on student visas and their families should pay for health insurance during their stay in Australia.

Federation University Australia Graduate Admissions

At Federation University, the most popular postgraduate courses are Engineering, Business,Humanities, Education, etc. Although the general admission requirements remain the same, there are few course-specific requirements as well.

Application Fee:- $25

CoursesAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Master of Business AdministrationBachelor degree, Significant managerial work experienceIELTS: 6.0 or equivalent
Master of Technology(software engineering)completion of a recognised 3-year Australian bachelor degree or overseas equivalentIELTS: 6.0 or equivalent
Master of ArtsQualification equivalent to an Honours degree at class 2B levelIELTS: 6.5
Master of Teaching (Primary)a recognised 3-year bachelor degree or equivalent.IELTS: 7.5

Students' electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter will be issued when they have met all conditions as per the International Student Offer and the university confirms that the fee payment has been received. Students will need the CoE when applying to the Australian diplomatic post for a student visa.