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Why choose ECU?

We've created the ideal learning environment to help you reach your potential.

We equip you with the confidence and practical skills to deal with whatever challenges may come your way, no matter where you are in the world. But if that isn't enough, here are a few more reasons why you should choose ECU.

  • We were awarded five‑star ratings for Teaching Quality and Graduate Satisfaction from The Good Universities Guide, 2014.
  • With over 300 courses, including a diverse range of majors, minors and electives, you'll have no problem finding the one for you.
  • We also have an exciting range of double degrees, meaning in just four to six years of full-time study (depending on the double degree combination you choose), you'll have the skills and practical knowledge to consider a diverse range of careers.
  • We have a variety of entry options available, including preparation courses and a portfolio pathway, which enable people from all backgrounds to enrich their lives and their communities through education.
  • Many of our courses offer direct links with industry and organisations, by providing practical work placements and real work projects.
  • We are known for our award-winning facilities and are at the forefront of providing innovative education and training solutions.
  • We offer a supportive study environment with approachable teaching staff and a range of support staff, including counsellors and academic skills advisers, to help you get the most out of your education.
  • Part-time and online study options are available for most courses, allowing you to fit study in with your work and family life.
  • We can provide you with the wonderful opportunity of studying overseas for one semester or an entire academic year while gaining credit towards your degree. ECU has around 90 exchange partners in 35 countries around the world.
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