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

  • UC Creative Arts Graduates are the highest paid in their field in Australia (QILT 2015)
  • Law Courses ranked Top 5 in Australia (QILT 2015)
  • Ranked #1 for rehabilitation and sports degrees in Australia (QILT 2015)
  • Above world standard research in genetics, human movement and sport science, nursing, public health and health services, political science, law, specialist studies in education, performing arts and creative writing; and communication and media studies (ERA 2015)

Well above standard research for Environmental Science (ERA 2015)

Study Options

UC offers more than 300 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 Development

The campus is going through exciting developments. By 2030, UC campus will be transformed into a series of precincts, focusing on growing national and international partnerships and transformational research and learning. Facilities already operating on campus include the Health Hub and the Sporting Commons, while projects are currently under construction include the University of Canberra Public Hospital and an aged care and childcare facility. These developments will allow for a range of opportunities for the University’s various research organisations and will provide students with on-site training and paid employment in areas including health, aged care, child care, management, design, communication and marketing.

Discover UC beyond Canberra

Students can also study a UC degree in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Nambour and Townsville; and in Hong Kong, China and Bhutan, giving the University a truly global reach.

Student Support

UC offer excellent student support programs such as the Personal Adviser Scheme for undergraduate and postgraduate (coursework) international students and the Smart Study pathways, 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$12636

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

A$9516

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

A$27730

POSTGRADUATE

A$26990

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

CRICOS

Provider code:00212K

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Vin, China 4

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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