University of Canberra

University of Canberra

Australia

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THE World Ranking: 401

The University of Canberra ranks consistently among Australia's top universities for employment prospects and its starting salary.

  • Ranked in the top 4% of universities worldwide
  • Welcomes 2500 international students from 100+ countries
  • Guaranteed on-campus accommodation for all 1st year students
  • Moderate tuition fees and small class sizes
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About UC

Be in demand, earn more and enjoy choice at the University of Canberra (UC)...

UC has grown from its roots within a short span of 50 years into a world ranked university. The University’s rise is due to its degrees and qualifications that are respected and recognised internationally. UC is also well known for its research institutes that propagate a collaborative, innovative and dynamic research culture.

Why Choose UC?

Rankings

  • In 2015, UC moved up in the new Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, cementing its position in the top five per cent of universities and research institutions in the world. The University rose to the 551-600 band from its former position in the 651-700 band. UC has been placed in these major world university rankings for the third year in a row.
  • The University has been named among the best young universities in the world by the prestigious 2016 Times Higher Education (THE) 150 Under 50 ranking. QS World rankings have also placed the Institution in the 91-100 band of universities under the age of 50.  
  • Consistently among Australia's top universities for employment prospects and starting salary.

Study Options

UC offers more than 200 undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees through its four faculties.

Work Integrated Learning

The industry-leading Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program based around internships, industry partnerships, and other activities prepare UC’s graduates for their future careers. More about career support in the Student Support section…

English Language Skills

International students can develop English language skills through the University of Canberra English Language Institute’s (UCELI) courses.  Read the Study Options section for more…

Campus

The University’s campus is situated in the suburb of Bruce, Canberra- in a peaceful 120 hectare nature reserve - a haven of tall native trees and wildlife. Students can also study a UC degree in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast; and in Hong Kong, China, Bhutan and Singapore, giving the University a truly global reach.

Student Support

UC offer excellent student support programs such as the Personal Adviser Scheme for newly commencing undergraduate and postgraduate international students and the Smart Study Passport, a comprehensive online orientation program.

Accommodation

The University provides on-campus accommodation for more than 3000 students and guarantees all international students accommodation.

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English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.0

Undergraduate

6.0

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

60

Undergraduate

60

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Key facts and figures at University of Canberra

Rankings

Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

92 International student nationalities at this university

1.05% International students from USA

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017
Source: THE

401

TEACHING

19.9%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

60.1%

INDUSTRY INCOME

35%

RESEARCH

24.6%

CITATIONS

50.8%
QS World University Rankings 2016-2017
Source: QS

551

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
OVERALL COST OF LIVING

A$18610

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

A$786

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

A$23080

POSTGRADUATE

A$26960

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

CRICOS

Provider code:00212K

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My opinion about UC

Facilities are poor. I do not like the gym here. But staffs are good.

Facilities are poor. I do not like the gym here. But staffs are good.

L, Canada 4

Cest La vie

Not too bad I think. An important advice for all the uni students is please do not skip your tutorial

Not too bad I think. An important advice for all the uni students is please do not skip your tutorial

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