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ANZSCO 242111 - Registered Migration Australia


A university lecturer lectures students and conducts tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conducts research in a particular field of knowledge. Registration or licensing may be required. In Australia a university lecturer is a Skill Level 1 occupation.




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Group: 2421 University Lecturers and Tutors


Job Description - Registered Migration Australia

The job of a university lecturer in Australia is to prepare and deliver lectures and conduct tutorials in one or more subjects within a prescribed course of study at a university and conduct research in a particular field of knowledge.



  • preparing and delivering lectures, and conducting tutorials, seminars and laboratory sessions
  • preparing and marking essays, assignments and examinations
  • advising students on academic and related matters
  • attending departmental and faculty meetings, conferences and seminars
  • supervising work programs of postGraduate and honours students and tutorial staff
  • participating in setting course and degree requirements, curriculum revision and academic planning
  • serving on council, senate, faculty and other committees and professorial boards
  • conducting research and undertaking consultancies in a particular field of knowledge
  • stimulating and guiding class discussions
  • compiling bibliographies of specialised materials for reading assignments


Skill Level
Most occupations in the university lecturer unit group (Group 2421) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).


Registration or licensing as a University Lecturer is required in Australia.


Occupations in this Group


  • 242111 University Lecturer
  • 242112 University Tutor


Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same university lecturer group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.


English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • University Lecturer is currently assessed with VETASSESS - (Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services); more info regarding assessment bodies.


Visa Caveat



Average Income

The average salary for a University Lecturer (Suitable for the position of Research Associate or Research Fellow in a University) in Australia is $ 86,954 for male employees and $ 72,949 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 43.1 Females: 45.1 Persons: 44.1

Source: (Group 2421) University lecturers and tutors - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016


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