GSM Skill Select Points Test Changes For PhD and Masters by Research Students

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5 additional points for completion of a PhD or Masters by Research in Australia will be available from 10 September.
This will require 2 years of study in Australia, and would be initially limited to people studying:

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Information and Communication Technology

The following fields of education qualifications are proposed to be accepted under this new measure and are defined by the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS):

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Earth Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Natural and Physical Sciences
  • Other Natural and Physical Sciences
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Other Information Technology
  • Aerospace Engineering and Technology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology

This Instrument commences on 10 September 2016.

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