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Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is located in the beautiful city of Perth, Western Australia. It is renowned for being a friendly, safe, and cosmopolitan city with a Mediterranean climate. ECU focuses on innovation and excellence and offers an outstanding environment for students with a combination of state-of-the-art facilities, award-winning staff and innovative and relevant courses with a practical, hands-on approach to learning. ECU has two metropolitan campuses in Mount Lawley and Joondalup, and a regional South West campus in Bunbury. With over 23,500 students, including approximately 4,000 international students from 104 countries, ECU is a truly multi-cultural environmen72t.

For the second consecutive year, ECU received a five-star rating for our teaching quality and graduate satisfaction from The Good Universities Guide 2013. ECU was one of only five universities to receive five star ratings in both categories.

ECU was named in the inaugural Times Higher Education 100 under 50 list of best universities under 50 years of age. This is an extraordinary achievement for a university only 20 years old, competing against the several thousand universities around the world.

ECU offers:

  • flexible, supportive learning environment;
  • over 400 courses in a variety of fields;
  • an exciting range of double degrees or double majors;
  • approachable teaching staff, as well as a range of support staff including counsellors and academic skills advisers;
  • award-winning facilities; and
  • innovative education and training solutions.

ECU has a wide range of courses designed to meet the future needs of the job market. Similar courses have been grouped together into "study areas" to make it easier for you to locate disciplines and courses.

  • Biology, Chemistry & Environmental Science
  • Business
  • Communications & Arts
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Exercise & Health Sciences
  • Law & Justice
  • Medical & Paramedical Sciences
  • Nursing & Midwifery
  • Psychology & Social Science
  • Security & Computing
  • Sport, Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • Teacher Education
  • Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts
State-of-the-art campuses

ECU Joondalup

ECU Joondalup campus is set within beautiful surroundings and its spacious grounds provide a great place for students to study and relax. The campus is identified by its landmark architecture, from the grandness of our Chancellory building with its elaborate spires, to our vibrant, multi-hued library and our state-of-the-art Health and Wellness building.

ECU Joondalup has excellent facilities for teaching and research. An extensive range of facilities, services and support are available, including a modern library with 24-hour access to the e-Lab, new state-of-the-art engineering facility, a medical centre, a gym, cafés and a tavern.

ECU Mount Lawley

Located in the trendy suburb of Mount Lawley and close to Perth Central Business District, you can’t help but be inspired by the artistic vibe at our Mount Lawley campus.

Campus life is always buzzing, with cafés, a sport and fitness centre and a new Student Village all adding to your university experience.

ECU Mount Lawley campus is home to the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), giving you the perfect opportunity to enjoy the hundreds of performances and events that they host each year. Kurongkurl Katitjin, ECU’s Centre for Indigenous Australian Education Research, is also located on this campus and is an invaluable teaching and support resource for our Indigenous students.

ECU South West (Bunbury)

Located two hours south of Perth, ECU South West campus in Bunbury is the largest university campus in regional Western Australia, offering small, personalised class sizes and on-campus accommodation. Courses are offered in Arts, Business, Nursing, Science, Social Work and Teacher Education. The campus features a café, mini-gym, multi-purpose sports courts, two nursing demonstration wards, science laboratories and a library with 24-hour access to a computer lab. The Bunbury campus is co-located with the South West Regional College of TAFE, Manea Senior College and two hospitals.

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