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University of Canberra

  • Public University, Estd 1967
  • Bruce, Canberra
  • 50 Courses

University Highlights

  • Total students 16,800+
  • 32% of its student population is international students
  • Offers 46 undergraduate and 21 graduate courses
  • Top 1% of universities in the world
  • 78% increase in the growth rate since 2007
  • Five faculties
  • Partners with two local ACT schools
  • Over 28 buildings
  • Six outdoor ovals for multiple sports
  • Four squash courts
  • One library
  • Over 86,000 alumni from more than 100 countries
  • Acceptance rate is 43%

University at a Glance

  • International
    Students
    3169
  • Male/Female
    Ratio
    48:52
  • UG/PG Course
    Ratio
    1:0.46
  • Faculty/Student
    Ratio
    1:9
  • No. of
    Campuses
    1
  • Yearly Hostel &
    Meals Expense
    $7.5K

Overview

The University of Canberra is a public research university based in Canberra, Australia. It was first established in 1967 by the name of Canberra College of Advanced Education. Later in 1990, it became the University of Canberra under the sponsorship of Monash University. The university is the education hub of over 16,800 students of which 3169+ are international students. The academic structure of the university falls under the following faculties:

  • Health
    • School of Design and the Built Environment
    • School of Arts and Communication
  • Art and Design
  • Business
  • Government and Law
  • Education
  • Science and Technology

The University of Canberra operates only one campus in Bruce. Being a small university with a small campus, there are over 28 buildings. The only library located in Building 8 has four floors. Students at this university can receive housing facilities at four residences. The university has many research centers and institutes which are:

  • Communication
    • The Center for Creative and Cultural Research
    • The News and Media Research Center
  • Education
    • Center for Sustainable Communities
    • STEM Education Research Center
  • Environment
    • Institute for Applied Ecology
    • Center for Conservation Ecology and Genomics
    • Center for Applied Water Science
  • Governance
    • Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis
    • Center for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance
    • National Center for Social and Economic Modelling
    • Center for Change Governance
    • 50/50 by 2030 Foundation
  • Health
    • Research Institute for Sport and Exercise
    • Health Research Institute

Over 86,000 alumni graced the halls of the University of Canberra. Some notable alumni include Peter Leahy (Former Chief of Army in Australia), Susan Ryan (Labour Government Minister), Kelly Hoare (Member of Australian House of Representatives).

Fees & Admissions Requirements

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Admission Requirements
Courses
  • Undergraduate
    Duration: 1 Year - 4 Years
    1st Year Tution Fees: $28.8K
  • Postgraduate
    Duration: 1.5 Years - 2 Years
    1st Year Tution Fees: $27.0K

Accommodation

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University of Canberra through our handy list of options below!

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The university provides on-campus accommodation to its students in four residence halls:

  • UC Lodge
  • Cooper Lodge
  • Weeden Lodge
  • Campus West

 Link for on-campus housing
https://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/accommodation/campus-accommodation

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All Courses

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Bachelor of Justice Studies

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration3 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesAUD 30.0K
  • IntakeWinter: February 2023 Summer: August 2023
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Bachelor of Laws

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration4 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesAUD 31.0K
  • IntakeWinter: February 2023 Summer: August 2023
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Bachelor of Nursing

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration3 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesAUD 32.0K
  • IntakeWinter: February 2023 Summer: August 2023
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Bachelor of Pharmacy

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration4 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesAUD 37.7K
  • IntakeWinter: February 2023 Summer: August 2023
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Bachelor of Health Science

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration3 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesAUD 31.5K
  • IntakeWinter: February 2023 Summer: August 2023
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Bachelor of Vision Science

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration3 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesAUD 36.0K
  • IntakeWinter: February 2023 Summer: August 2023
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Bachelor of Human Nutrition

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration3 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesAUD 31.5K
  • IntakeWinter: February 2023 Summer: August 2023
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Bachelor of Science in Psychology

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration3 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesAUD 31.5K
  • IntakeWinter: February 2023 Summer: August 2023
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Bachelor of Physiotherapy

  • Course LevelUndergraduate
  • Course Duration3 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesAUD 38.0K
  • IntakeWinter: February 2023 Summer: August 2023
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Master of Public Health

  • Course LevelPostgraduate
  • Course Duration1.5 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesAUD 31.5K
  • IntakeWinter: February 2023 Summer: August 2023
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Master of Physiotherapy

  • Course LevelPostgraduate
  • Course Duration2 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesAUD 48.0K
  • IntakeWinter: February 2023 Summer: August 2023
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Master of Counselling

  • Course LevelPostgraduate
  • Course Duration2 Years
  • 1st Year Tution FeesAUD 30.8K
  • IntakeWinter: February 2023 Summer: August 2023
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Campus & Contact

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Main Campus
  • Address:
    University Dr, Bruce Australian Capital Territory 2617, Australia
  • Email:
    international@canberra.edu.au
  • Phone:
    +61 2 6201 5342

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