Go Study Australia
Please note that the immigration legislation is changing quickly and GO STUDY is not authorised to give immigration assistance. We are working to ensure our blog article content up-to-date to assure you get the right information. If you need more info, feel free to contact GO STUDY Australia via australia@gostudy.com.au so we can put you in contact with a migration agent or visit the Australian Immigration website.On Monday 25th September 2018, Western Australia has released a new stream to Permanent Residency for international students!Would you like to discover more information about Permanent Residency? Download our Ebook!In order to be eligible, you need:
  • at least 2 years study at post-graduate level (University) in Western Australia
  • evidence of work experience
  • demonstrate proficient English
  • have a full-time offer on a 12-months contract
  • prove sufficient funds
  • an occupation listed in the New Graduate Occupation List

Study at University

To be eligible, you need to have studied in Western Australia for at least 2 years. You need to graduate at one of the following levels:
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Master Degree
  • PhD
GO STUDY can help you to find the right University for you. And thanks to us, you can now take advantage of 20% scholarship to study Bachelors and Masters in WA! Contact us today for a FREE consultation!

Work experience requirements

You will need to provide evidence of work experience related to the occupation listed, for a minimum of 1-year work experience in Australia or 3-year work experience overseas. The work experience requirement is waived for students who hold a Western Australian PhD or Masters Degree.

English requirements

To be eligible, students must demonstrate proficient English unless holders of a passport from one of the following countries:
  • United Kingdom
  • Republic of Ireland
  • United States
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
You can demonstrate English proficiency with a number of language tests. The minimum scores required for each test are:
Bands Listening Reading Writing Speaking
TestMinimum score
International English Language Testing System (IELTS)7777
Occupational English Test (OET)BBBB
Test of English as a foreign language internet-based test (TOEFL-iBT)24242424
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)65656565
Cambridge English Advanced (CEA)185185185185
Source: Government of Western Australia

Full-time work contract

Applicants must have a contract of employment for at least 12 months for a full-time position related to their field of studies.

Sufficient funds

Applicants must demonstrate sufficient funds depending on the number of family members applying as dependants. Minimum of AUD 20,000 per single applicant.

The Occupation List

The Occupation List will change accordingly to the degree achieved: students with a Master Degree or PhD will have access to a broader occupation list than Bachelor graduates.

2018 Graduate occupation list

ANZSCO code Occupation List
Eligible Visas
PhD and Masters graduates Bachelor and higher degree graduates    Status
​ ​190 visa**489 visa**​ ​
221111Accountant (General)
 Y
YYYAvailable
233911Aeronautical EngineerYYYYAvailable
231111Aeroplane PilotYYYAvailable
234111Agricultural ConsultantYYYYAvailable
234112Agricultural ScientistYYYYAvailable
411111Ambulance OfficerYYYYAvailable
253211AnaesthetistYYYYAvailable
232111ArchitectYYYYAvailable
252711AudiologistYYYYAvailable
271111BarristerYYYYAvailable
253312CardiologistYYYYAvailable
253512Cardiothoracic SurgeonYYYYAvailable
272111Careers CounsellorYYYYAvailable
233111Chemical EngineerYYYYAvailable
233211Civil EngineerYYYYAvailable
253313Clinical HaematologistYYYYAvailable
272311Clinical PsychologistYYYYAvailable
252311Dental SpecialistYYYYAvailable
252312DentistYYYYAvailable
253911DermatologistYYYYAvailable
261312Developer ProgrammerYYYYAvailable
253917Diagnostic and Interventional RadiologistYYYYAvailable
241111Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) TeacherYYYYAvailable
233311Electrical EngineerYYYYAvailable
233411Electronics EngineerYYYYAvailable
253912Emergency Medicine SpecialistYYYYAvailable
253315EndocrinologistYYYYAvailable
233915Environmental EngineerYYYYAvailable
251311Environmental Health OfficerYYYAvailable
132211Finance ManagerYYYYAvailable
222311Financial Investment AdviserYYYYAvailable
222312Financial Investment ManagerYYYYAvailable
253316GastroenterologistYYYYAvailable
253111General PractitionerYYYYAvailable
234411GeologistYYYYAvailable
233212Geotechnical EngineerYYYYAvailable
251511Hospital PharmacistYYYYAvailable
141311Hotel or Motel ManagerYYYYAvailable
262112ICT Security SpecialistYYYYAvailable
233511Industrial EngineerYYYYAvailable
251512Industrial PharmacistYYYYAvailable
411112Intensive Care Ambulance ParamedicYYYYAvailable
253317Intensive Care SpecialistYYYYAvailable
233112Materials EngineerYYYYAvailable
233512Mechanical EngineerYYYYAvailabl e
251211Medical Diagnostic RadiographerYYYYAvailable
234611Medical Laboratory ScientistYYYYAvailable
253314Medical OncologistYYYYAvailable
253999Medical Practitioners necYYYYAvailable
241311Middle School TeacherY YYYAvailable
254111MidwifeYYYYAvailable
233916Naval ArchitectYYYYAvailable
253318NeurologistYYYYAvailable
253513NeurosurgeonYYYYAvailable
254211Nurse EducatorYYYYAvailable
254411Nurse PractitionerYYYYAvailable
253913Obstetrician and GynaecologistYYYYAvailable
251312Occupational Health and Safety AdviserYYYYAvailable
252411Occupational TherapistYYYYAvailable
253914OphthalmologistYYYYAvailable
253514Orthopaedic SurgeonYYYYAvailable
252112OsteopathYYYYAvailable
253515Otorhinolaryngologist YYYYAvailable
253321PaediatricianYYYYAvailable
253915PathologistYYYYAvailable
252511PhysiotherapistYYYYAvailable
253517Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeonYYYYAvailable
252611PodiatristYYYYAvailable
241213Primary School TeacherYYYYAvailable
233513Production or Plant EngineerYYYYAvailable
253411PsychiatristYYYYAvailable
272399Psychologists necYYYYAvailable
233213Quantity SurveyorYYYYAvailable
253918Radiation OncologistYYYYAvailable
254412Registered Nurse (Aged Care)YYYYAvailable
254413Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health)YYYYAvailable
254414Registered Nurse (Community Health)YYYYAvailable
254415Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency)YYYYAvailable
254416Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability)YYYYAvailable
254417Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation)YYYYAvailable
254421Registered Nurse (Medical Practice)YYYYAvailable
254418Registered Nurse (Medical)YYYYAvailable
254422Registered Nurse (Mental Health)YYYYAvailable
254423Registered Nurse (Perioperative)YYYYAvailable
254424Registered Nurse (Surgical)YYYYAvailable
254499Registered Nurses necYYYYAvailable
272114Rehabilitation CounsellorYYYYAvailable
253322Renal Medicine SpecialistYYYYAvailable
132511Research and Development ManagerYYYYAvailable
253112Resident Medical OfficerYYYYAvailable
253323RheumatologistYYYYAvailable
241411Secondary School TeacherYYYYAvailable
272511Social WorkerYYYYAvailable
261313Software EngineerYYYYAvailable
271311SolicitorYYYYAvailable
241511Special Needs TeacherYYYYAvailable
253311Specialist Physician (General Medicine)YYYYAvailable
253399Specialist Physicians necYYYYAvailable
252712Speech PathologistYYYYAvailable
233214Structural EngineerYYYYAvailable
253511Surgeon (General)YYYYAvailable
232212SurveyorYYYYAvailable
241512Teacher of the Hearing ImpairedYYYYAvailable
241513Teacher of the Sight ImpairedYYYYAvailable
263311Telecommunications EngineerYYYYAvailable
263312Telecommunications Network EngineerYYYYAvailable
253324Thoracic Medicine SpecialistYYYYAvailable
233215Transport EngineerYYYYAvailable
232611Urban and Regional PlannerYYYYAvailable
253518UrologistYYYYAvailable
253521Vascular SurgeonYYYYAvailable
234711VeterinarianYYYYAvailable
 
141999Accommodation and Hospitality Managers necYYYAvailable
224111ActuaryYYYAvailable
252211AcupuncturistYYYAvailable
225111Advertising SpecialistYYYAvailable
261311Analyst ProgrammerYYYAvailable
249211Art Teacher (Private Tuition)YYYAvailable
212111Artistic DirectorYYYAvailable
212212Book or Script EditorYYYAvailable
141211Caravan Park and Camping Ground ManagerYYAvailable
232213CartographerYYYAvailable
252111ChiropractorYYYAvailable
222111Commodities TraderYYYAvailable
221211Company SecretaryYYYAvailable
252299Complementary Health Therapists necYYYAvailable
234311Conservation OfficerYYAvailable
212411CopywriterYYYAvailable
132111Corporate Services ManagerYYYAvailable
272199Counsellors necYYYAvailable
249212Dance Teacher (Private Tuition)YYYAvailable
211112Dancer or ChoreographerYYYAvailable
262111Database AdministratorYYYAvailable
251111DietitianYYYAvailable
212312Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage)YYYAvailable
249111Education AdviserYYYAvailable
272312Educational PsychologistYYYAvailable
233914Engineering TechnologistYYYAvailable
221213External AuditorYYYAvailable
272113Family and Marriage CounsellorYYYAvailable
212314Film and Video EditorYYYAvailable
222112Finance BrokerYYYAvailable
222199Financial Brokers necYYYAvailable
222299Financial Dealers necYYYAvailable
222211Financial Market DealerYYYAvailable
224212Gallery or Museum CuratorYYYAvailable
232411Graphic DesignerYYYAvailable
224213Health Information ManagerYYYAvailable
251911Health Promotion OfficerYYYAvailable
223111Human Resource AdviserYYAvailable
225211ICT Account ManagerYYYAvailable
261111ICT Business AnalystYYYAvailable
225212ICT Business Development ManagerYYYAvailable
263211ICT Quality Assurance EngineerYYYAvailable
225213ICT Sales RepresentativeYYYAvailable
263212ICT Support EngineerYYYAvailable
263213ICT Systems Test EngineerYYYAvailable
224999Information and Organisation Professionals necYYYAvailable
232511Interior DesignerYYYAvailable
221214Internal AuditorYYYAvailable
212499Journalists and Other Writers necYYYAvailable
271299Judicial and Other Legal Professionals necYYYAvailable
139913Laboratory ManagerYYYAvailable
224511Land EconomistYYYAvailable
232112Landscape ArchitectYYYAvailable
224912Liaison OfficerYYAvailable
224611LibrarianYYYAvailable
221112Management AccountantYYYAvailable
224711Management ConsultantYYYAvailable
225112Market Research AnalystYYAvailable
225113Marketing SpecialistYYYAvailable
224112MathematicianYYYAvailable
211212Music DirectorYYYAvailable
211299Music Professionals necYYYAvailable
249214Music Teacher (Private Tuition)YYYAvailable
252213NaturopathYYYAvailable
212412Newspaper or Periodical EditorYYYAvailable
272313Organisational PsychologistYYYAvailable
224914Patents ExaminerYYYAvailable
234914Physicist ^YYYAvailable
224412Policy AnalystYYAvailable
132411Policy and Planning ManagerYYAvailable
212413Print JournalistYYYAvailable
249299Private Tutors and Teachers necYYYAvailable
212315Program Director (Television or Radio)YYYAvailable
272314PsychotherapistYYYAvailable
131114Public Relations ManagerYYAvailable
224214Records ManagerYYYAvailable
223112Recruitment ConsultantYYYAvailable
251513Retail PharmacistYYYAvailable
272499Social Professionals necYYYAvailable
261314Software TesterYYYAvailable
241599Special Education Teachers necYYYAvailable
212316Stage ManagerYYYAvailable
222213Stockbroking DealerYYYAvailable
272115Student CounsellorYYYAvailable
262113Systems AdministratorYYYAvailable
261112Sys tems AnalystYYYAvailable
221113Taxation AccountantYYYAvailable
249311Teacher of English to Speakers of Other LanguagesYYYAvailable
212317Technical DirectorYYYAvailable
225499Technical Sales Representatives necYYYAvailable
212415Technical WriterYYYAvailable
212416Television JournalistYYYAvailable
252214Traditional Chinese Medicine PractitionerYYYAvailable
224512ValuerYYYAvailable
212318Video ProducerYYYAvailable
261212Web DeveloperYYYAvailable
234213Wine MakerYYAvailable
Australian and New Zealand Classification of Occupations**190 Visa = Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) **489 Visa = Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489)^ The Commonwealth Department of Home Affairs allows only Medical Physicists to be eligible for the Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) and Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) (State nominated).Source: Government of Western Australia

GO STUDY can help you!