Student visa to Australia is offered to eligible candidates for allowing them to undertake graduate, post graduate, doctoral, professional, vocational, and even school level study programs.
There is one student visa (subclass 500) available to you for every type of qualification you are seeking:
ELICOS -English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students
For stand-alone English language courses.
Schools Sector for primary or secondary school courses
For Primary school; secondary school including junior and senior secondary; approved secondary exchange programs
VET – Vocational education and training
For AQF Certificates I, II, III or IV diploma, advanced diploma and other vocational related diplomas
For a Bachelor degree (and some other degree options such as associate degree, graduate certificate, graduate diploma, or Masters by coursework)
For a Masters by research or a doctoral degree
For non-award foundation studies, or other full-time courses that do not lead to an Australian qualification.