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Edith Cowan University welcomes students wishing to study in Australia who aren't Australian citizens or permanent residents.
We're one of the youngest Australian universities, home to almost 6,000 international students.
ECU is based in Perth, Western Australia, a vibrant, sophisticated and safe city that's regularly rated in the top 10 in the world for liveability*.
Western Australia is a driving force in Australia's economy, producing 34% of the country's exports, with only 11% of the total population.
Perth has recently experienced strong population growth, with an increased demand for services requiring qualified workers in fields like technology, construction and science.
Western Australian salaries are 13% higher than the national average.
*Source: The Economist's annual liveability survey.
Perth’s weather is arguably the best in Australia. We enjoy the most days of sunshine of all of our major cities.
The mild Mediterranean climate, endless blue skies and brilliant beaches are hard to beat!
Perth has the same or similar time zone as many Asian cities.
We’re also the closest Australian capital to cities in Asia, Africa, and Europe.
ECU is one of the world's best young universities*.
We’re young and we’re curious. We’re constantly scanning what’s happening in the world and translating this into challenging, realistic and highly practical courses that prepare students for the future.
Our programs are developed in consultation with industry groups and we focus on our graduates' employability skills.
Practicums and networking events are integral to most of our courses and students can be offered paid internships as part of their studies.
*Times Higher Education Top 150 Young University Rankings, 2018
A quick overview of ECU’s campuses and facilities.
ECU offers a diverse range of courses and our facilities are some of the best you'll find at any university in Australia. We have:
Hear what some of our international students have to say about their ECU experience.
Perth is Australia’s most multicultural city, with around 35% of its citizens being born in another country.
This YouTube playlist features ECU students from all over the world talking about what it’s like studying at our university and living in multicultural Perth.
To help our students with a career direction, we group similar fields of work into study areas.
Within each study area below you can choose an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. And within most degree courses, you can choose your speciality, or major subject.
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