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About this university
Accommodation Rs 4,78,070 per year
CRICOS Provider code: 00300K
Minimum TOEFL IBT Undergraduate: 80 Postgraduate: 90
Minimum IELTS score Undergraduate: 6 Postgraduate: 6.5
Charles Darwin University accepts IELTS*
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Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a research-intensive university located in Darwin, the most northerly capital city in Australia. Charles Darwin University ranked in the top 2% of universities and in the Top 100 under 50 (Times Higher Education, 2013-14). CDU ranked 4th in Australia for environmental Sciences and Ecology (Thomson Reuters 2011).
Our students come from all parts of Australia and from more than 55 different countries around the World, which enriches the cultural diversity of campus life and leaning experience of all our students. Diversity and opportunity are the hallmarks of CDU, Australia’s most youthful University. Small class sizes, easy access to teaching staff and online learning facilities provide the individual attention and flexibility to support students to achieve their goals.
CDU is a comprehensive, dual-sector University, a full spectrum of education and training opportunities in Higher Education (HE) and Vocational Education and Training (VET).
We have several Schools:
- School of Engineering and Information Technology
- School of Environment
- School of Health
- School of Psychological and Clinical Sciences
- School of Business
- School of Creative Arts and Humanities
- School of Education
- School of Law
- School of Indigenous Knowledge’s and Public Policy
With the vision of the internationalization of the whole institute, CDU has partnerships with leading universities around the world to create opportunities for students and staff to gain a global perspective, either in collaborative research, student exchange or Study Abroad programs in the following countries: China, Malaysia, Canada, USA and Indonesia.
Successful graduates of CDU can be confident of a recognized qualification enabling a world of career and employment choices, whether returning home to develop career prospects or pursuing a career in the Northern Territory.
About Darwin and the NT
Darwin is home to about 75,000 people, representing more than 60 nationalities and 70 different ethnic backgrounds. Darwin has a youthful population - the average age of residents is 31 years, compared with Australia's average 38 years.
Darwin and its surrounding areas, including Palmerston, have a combined population of about 124,800 people (ABS, June 2009).
Darwin is serviced by air, road and rail links with other Australian cities. The city has an extensive network of bicycle and walking paths, a thriving restaurant culture and colourful outdoor markets, with National Parks, fishing, sailing and hiking sites all within close proximity.
The Northern Territory is one of Australia’s fastest growing economies in 2013, with a low unemployment rate of just 4.5%. In Northern Territory, Students can experience the stunning landscapes of World Heritage Kakadu National Park, Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) and Uluru.
100% of reviewers recommend Charles Darwin University
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The course was great; I really enjoyed the group work." As a young boy growing up in India, I had concerns about humanity. My concern was that people had nowhere to turn for help this prompted me to move to Austral...read full review
Most rewarding experience !!
My experience really changed me and made me a better person" The most rewarding experience in my studies was my work placement, undertaken as part of my Master of engineering coursework. It made the transition to profess...read full review
Continuous support from lecturers
The teaching and continuous support from lecturers and tutors was the best aspect for me. Charles Darwin University offered me a practical application to what I learnt and provided career opportunities. I am currently wo...read full review
I submitted my research papers in July 2008 and subsequently graduated in May the following year. Since my graduation I have taken up a part-time Job at Nightcliff Pharmacy and continue to work at the university as a nur...read full review
I had a lot of fun while at University. This is one of the experiences I was waiting for in my life. The university offers so much at affordable tuition fees. It has s many facilities and most of all the environment is p...read full review
CDU - MEM/MBA
The University is world class and is situated at Alice Springs. The university people are very helpful and kind. They helped me through all my difficult times during the initial phase of adjusting etc. My co-students are...read full review
i would like to share that if student have passion to do something.he have to do hard work..
university life here is good, its very homely, and the tutors are fantastic, there are very small streams here so more attention is given which i think is very good for a new student
uni s gud... CDU is the only uni here in darwin,,., so no comparsion... if u want to study then go to down south uni... if u want to get ur PR then come to darwin,..