The economy of Australia is one of the largest capitalist economies in the world with a GDP of US$1.5 trillion as of 2013. Australia's total wealth is 6.4 trillion dollars. Education in Australia is compulsory between the ages of five and fifteen to seventeen, depending on the state or territory, and date of birth. Post-compulsory education is regulated within the Australian Qualifications Framework, a unified system of national qualifications in schools, vocational education and training (TAFE) and the higher education sector (university).
The academic year in Australia varies between states and institutions, but generally runs from late January/early February until mid-December for primary and secondary schools, with slight variations in the inter-term holidays and TAFE colleges, and from late February until mid-November for universities with seasonal holidays and breaks for each educational institute. Students graduating from Australia are highly recognized, and provide a benchmark for quality education. Sri Lankan graduates have the option of getting employed in Sri Lanka and Overseas since the medical degree is recognized by WHO, EFMG, GMC, AMC, SLMC etc.
STUDENTS CAN WORK IN AUSTRALIA AFTER COMPLETING EITHER A MD OR MBBS PROGRAM FROM:
- International Medical University
- St. George's University
- Vitebsk State Medical University
- Melaka Manipal University
- Angeles University Foundation
- Riga Stradins University
- Gomel State Medical University