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QILT backs our reputation for teaching quality

The government’s 2020 independent QILT survey ranked ECU top public university in Australia for both undergraduate teaching quality and skills development.

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Future students

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Our future student events include a mix of on-campus and online sessions to help you decide what to study at ECU.

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Scholarships

We offer scholarships for all kinds of study and to all kinds of eligible applicants.

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Why ECU?

  • QILT logo

    ECU top in teaching quality

    For the fifth year in a row, ECU has received the top undergraduate teaching quality ranking of all 37 public universities in Australia.

    ECU was also the top-ranked public university in Australia for undergraduate skills development for the sixth year in a row.

    View QILT results.

  • The Good Universities Guide 2021

    Good Universities Guide

    In the 2021 Good Universities Guide, ECU graduates have given us a 5-star rating for teaching quality, skills development, student support, learning resources, learner engagement and overall student experience.

    The 5-star rating for teaching quality has now been achieved for 14 straight years.

    Read more about the Good Universities Guide.

  • THE Impact Rankings 2020

    THE Impact Rankings

    ECU has been ranked number 9 in the world for Quality Education and is in the top 100 overall in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact rankings, showing how the global higher education sector is working towards the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

    Read more about the THE Impact Rankings

  • THE World University Rankings 2020 Top 100 Young

    THE Young University Rankings

    ECU has been ranked in the world's top 100 universities under 50 years old in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Young Universities Rankings, THE World University Rankings.

The Important Things

Things you should know about if you're thinking about studying here.

Course Entry

There’s more than one admission pathway into an ECU course. It depends on what you've studied already, or your work or life experience.

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Fees & Scholarships

Course tuition fees can change, but we can give you an estimate of your costs. If you’re eligible, a scholarship or student loan can help too.

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Applying

Applying for a course is a fairly simple process, especially if you have scanned copies of qualifications, your resume or other paperwork, ready to upload.

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Uni Life

Starting a degree is an exciting and sometimes daunting time, so we make a massive effort to ensure you get all the support you need to have a positive experience.

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Student stories

  • Mahendran Swominathan

    Mahendran Swominathan

    Youth Work student

    "ECU has helped me realise the type of youth worker I want to be"

    My study experience at ECU has been really enjoyable. The lecturers are extremely helpful, providing me with career advice as well as support within the course.

    So far, I've undertaken three work placements, and all have been valuable. Not only have they helped me put theory into practice, they’ve also helped me realise the type of youth worker I want to be.

  • ECU Mechatronics Engineering student, Yolandie Van Der Westhuizen

    Yolandie Van Der Westhuizen

    Mechatronics Engineering student

    "I've been very impressed with the amazing laboratory facilities here, as well as the opportunities made available to students"

    I come from a family of engineers and I'll be a third generation engineer. While I was drawn to mechanical engineering, I was also drawn to technology and programming, so the Mechatronics Engineering course at ECU seemed to be the perfect choice for me.

    I was part of a team that competed in the National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition and we got to participate in the finals held in Sydney. This was a great opportunity and ECU was the only university from WA that sent teams to participate in the event.

    I've also found the lecturers very approachable and supportive. They have an open door policy, which is immensely valuable during projects and competitions.

  • Ian Green

    Forensic Science student

    "The skills and knowledge gained has broadened my horizons"

    A forensic scientist can be the difference between whether someone is prosecuted for a crime, or whether they walk free. ECU student Ian Green explains how.