ECU offers innovative and practical courses across a variety of disciplines and we have a vibrant research culture. ECU is a leader in developing alternative entry pathways to higher education.
We have three campuses in Western Australia. Joondalup and Mount Lawley in the Perth metropolitan area and our South West campus in Bunbury, 200km south of the Perth CBD.
ECU provides a variety of services and facilities that go beyond the classroom, with opportunities for personal development and social interaction for students and staff.
ECU welcomes students from all over the world. We're home to more than 3500 international students.
At ECU we concentrate our research in areas of strength to deliver tangible outcomes.
There are several ways to get involved with research at ECU.
ECU has a lively research community that is committed to supporting research students.
Our Office of Research and Innovation provides comprehensive support services to researchers.
Mutually beneficial ECU collaborations and partnerships with industry, educators and the wider community.
Our Faculties are actively involved in a range of community partnerships.
ECU is a leader in the rapidly emerging area of simulated learning and teaching in health.
We welcome the general community to engage in events on-campus.
We'll soon be hosting our annual Open Days at all three campuses, starting with Joondalup on 19 July.
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If you're interested in a research degree from ECU, we'd like to know all about you.
To help us consider your qualifications and your preferred area of research, please complete the enquiry form below.
If your inquiry is assessed favourably, you'll be invited to apply for a research qualification.
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If you have a quick question about our processes or the ECU research experience, please email StudyECU@ecu.edu.au.
To find out more about research at ECU, visit our Research Degrees or Graduate Research School web pages.
For information about potential financial assistance, visit our scholarships or Research Training Scheme web pages.
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In which research area do you wish to undertake your research?
In order to match your research interests with potential supervisor(s) please briefly outline an abstract of your proposed research project or research interests (300-500 words).
Would you consider a different topic of research within a similar discipline in discussion with a higher degrees coordinator in the school?
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Was this degree completed 100% in the English Language?
Are you requesting a transfer from an incomplete program at another university?
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List any publications or conference papers that you have had published within the last five years, including link if available.
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If you are applying for a scholarship, when is the deadline by which a response to your application is required.
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Proficiency in English language is a requirement for admission at ECU
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