CQUniversity Australia has established itself as one of Australia’s most inclusive universities, catering to the highest achievers while also offering a university education to many who would not otherwise have the opportunity.
  • #515 Ranking
  • 50 Masters
  • 35000 Students

About

In 2014, CQUniversity merged with Central Queensland TAFE to become one of the few dual sector universities in Australia, strengthening our capacity to provide students with more choices and opportunities.

Now we invite you to embark on your own learning journey and join the like-minded, success-oriented individuals who come from all over the world to experience the quality education we have to offer.

Campus Locations

We are a national university with campuses located across Australia. You can choose from cities considered as some of the most liveable and best student cities in the world, or vibrant regional hubs close to World Heritage sites. Each campus has its own unique characteristics.

For those who are interested in outdoor pursuits, there are endless opportunities to explore the beaches, the outback and everything in between when studying at one of our campuses in regional Queensland.

For those who enjoy studying in bustling urban environments, we have campuses in popular cities such as Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne andSydney.

Programs

CQUniversity’s undergraduate and postgraduate programs have been designed and developed in consultation with industry bodies to ensure they are in line with the latest practices, allowing you to graduate highly-skilled and work-ready.

Our teaching approach is strongly industry based and globally focused, underpinned by cutting-edge technology and infrastructure. Our academics are highly qualified with extensive industry experience and represent some of the best in their fields.Program areas
  • Business, Accounting and Law
  • Creative, Performing and Visual Arts
  • Education and Humanities
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health
  • Information Technology and Digital Media
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
  • Sciences and Environment
  • CQUEnglish courses
Academic and English preparation

At CQUniversity, we are committed to making our programs accessible to everyone. We offer multiple pathways for those who are not able to meet the minimum entry requirements into our degree programs.

Our pathway options include English language courses, a Foundation Studies program, certificates and diplomas. These prepare you both academically and personally for university studies and your future career.

Foundation Studies Program

CQUniversity Foundation Studies is a pathway program specifically developed for international students who do not meet the academic entry requirements for selected CQUniversity undergraduate programs, in the areas of Business, Accounting, IT and Digital Media.

This program is also ideal for students who have not completed the equivalent of 12 years of schooling in their home country.

This program has been developed by academics who are industry experts and highly experienced teachers with particular expertise in teaching and supporting international students. This gives you the perfect academic stepping stone into higher education.
Visit our Foundation Studies page for more information.

Diploma PathwayYou can complete a CQUniversity diploma to gain entry into a range of undergraduate programs. The diploma pathway is ideally suited for students who do not meet the direct entry requirements for their chosen program at CQUniversity. Upon successful completion of the diploma program you will enter into the second year of your undergraduate program.

CQUEnglish

CQUEnglish is CQUniversity’s English Language Centre, which has delivery sites on our campuses in Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton North and Sydney. They are fully accredited by the National English Language Teaching Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) and are also active members of English Australia (EA) and University English Centres Australia (UECA). CQUEnglish in Rockhampton North is one of the longest established English language schools in Australia and is also an accredited IELTS test centre.

Each CQUEnglish delivery site has its own unique characteristics, and is equipped with high-tech multimedia computer labs, wireless Internet and modern teaching facilities.
The aim of CQUEnglish is to provide good English language tuition in a friendly and relaxed work environment. CQUEnglish offers a number of academic English language courses for students wanting to commence a degree program, as well as General English programs for students wanting to learn English for travel or work. No matter what your English requirements are, we have courses that will help you achieve your goals.

The courses on offer are:
  • IELTS Preparation
  • General English
  • English for Academic Purposes 2
  • English for Academic Purposes (Direct Entry)

Study modes

CQUniversity offers programs that can be studied on-campus or by distance and online. You can also undertake a blend of the two study modes provided you meet specific requirements.Three terms per year

CQUniversity offers three terms per year, so you can start your program at the beginning of the year, mid-year or towards the end of the year. Term 3 is not compulsory – it is another study option to provide you with the opportunity to start your study at a time more convenient to you, or to fast-track your study and get into the workforce sooner.

Teaching methods

A variety of teaching methods are used, ranging from face-to-face interactions in lectures, tutorials and study groups, to online delivery of courses. Whether you study on-campus or by distance education you will be able to interact with lecturers, tutors and fellow students to enrich your learning experience.

Our small class sizes ensure that you have more one-on-one interaction with your lecturers and tutors who will monitor your academic progress. Assessment may take a variety of forms including written and practical tests, online quizzes, participation in group discussions and final examinations at the end of each term.

Practical learning and career preparation

At CQUniversity, we are committed to ensuring you graduate work ready with real-world skills and up-to-date industry knowledge. Our curriculum is developed in consultation with industry, with many programs accredited by professional bodies in Australia and overseas. We offer a perfect balance of theoretical and practical learning experiences with clinical and industrial placements for programs such as engineering and nursing, and unique 10-week internships in selected business and information technology programs. For more information on internships, how it works and how to apply, visit our Internships page.

Scholarships

At CQUniversity, we are committed to making our programs accessible to everyone. That's why on top of highly competitive and affordable fees, we also offer a generous variety of scholarships to international students.

Scholarships are available in all disciplines at undergraduate, postgraduate and research level of study and are provided in recognition of academic excellence or research potential. As an international student, we encourage you to apply for any scholarship you are eligible for.
These scholarships are available from CQUniversity, the Australian government and external organisations.

Scholarships available include:

Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship

The Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship is open to future international students who intend to study an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at a CQUniversity campus. The Scholarship rewards successful applicants with a 20 percent reduction in tuition fees for the duration of their studies, subject to meeting terms and conditions.
It is a merit-based scholarship and your application will be assessed based on your previous academic results which must meet the minimum selection criteria.
To apply, you must submit your application for the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship at the time of your application and prior to paying any tuition fees.

Australian Government Scholarships

A number of scholarship programs funded by external sources, such as the Australian Government are also available to international students.

These include:

  • Australian Postgraduate Award
  • Endeavour Awards
  • Australia Awards Scholarships (AusAID)
  • International Postgraduate Research Scholarship
Applications for these scholarships are submitted directly to the relevant organisations.

Internships and Career preparationAt CQUniversity, we are committed to ensuring you graduate work ready with real-world skills and up-to-date industry knowledge. Many of our programs involve interdisciplinary learning, simulated real-world activities, internships and work integrated learning opportunities. Many programs are also accredited by professional associations in Australia and overseas to maximise your quality of education and prepare you to enter the workforce seamlessly.

Internships

Employers increasingly want to see relevant industry experience in the graduates they hire. To strengthen our commitment to ensuring our graduates are work ready, we have introduced internships to the following programs for international students:
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Master of Information Technology
  • Master of Information Systems
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Human Resource Management
  • Master of International Business
  • Master of Management for Engineers
  • Master of Marketing

An internship will give you a competitive edge in the global job market and increase your chances of full-time employment once you graduate as well as allowing you to build networks in your chosen field.

You will enhance and develop skills in teamwork, decision-making and communication while having the chance to put your academic knowledge into practice and also gain an understanding of Australian work practices and culture.

For more information on internships, visit our Internship page.

CQUni Careers

CQUni Careers offers career support services to prospective and current students as well as graduates in achieving their career goals through career education, guidance and information. The team is dedicated to helping you build employability and job search skills as you prepare to be work ready in your chosen career.

The service is provided without charge and you will be assisted with tailored coaching, based on your individual goals and needs. Some of the services on offer include:

  • individual assessments;
  • resume preparation;
  • career coaching and planning;
  • workshops on interview and networking techniques
  • assistance with preparing a job application;
  • opportunities to acquire work experience in field of study;
  • involvement in community projects and volunteer positions;
  • domestic and international networking opportunities;
  • professional associations information sessions;
  • information regarding part time, vacation and graduate employment
CQUniversity Career Connection

CQUniversity Career Connection is our new careers mentoring program that connects our alumni to current students to provide them with career preparation, and promote confidence and success. Students will have the opportunity to access a database of potential mentors, communicate with them via phone or email, and gain career advice. The free mentoring program will enable our students to benefit from the skills and knowledge of our successful alumni.

Enquire and apply

If you would like more information about a particular program or would simply like to speak to CQUniversity about the many study options on offer, you can enquire directly to us.
You can find more information about applying as an international student to CQUniversity in the links below.

  • English language proficiency requirements
  • Academic requirements
  • For a quick, easy and secure process you can apply online
  • Step by step instructions on how to apply for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework programs

Some people devote their entire lives to researching a particular concept to improve the lives of others, so that we can enjoy a better quality of life.

At CQUniversity, we are involved in an array of current research projects. Committed to excellence and innovation, CQUniversity is proud to play an important role in various research initiatives with business, government and the community.

Research is monitored by relevant Ethics committees, ensuring CQUniversity's projects are always in accordance with relevant guidelines and codes.

Our School's specialise in a range of research fields. Find out more about CQUniversity's wealth of experts, across local, national and international projects select one of the Schools below or download our research brochure to see a full overview of research at CQUniversity.

Research

Some people devote their entire lives to researching a particular concept to improve the lives of others, so that we can enjoy a better quality of life.

At CQUniversity, we are involved in an array of current research projects. Committed to excellence and innovation, CQUniversity is proud to play an important role in various research initiatives with business, government and the community.

Research is monitored by relevant Ethics committees, ensuring CQUniversity's projects are always in accordance with relevant guidelines and codes.

Our School's specialise in a range of research fields. Find out more about CQUniversity's wealth of experts, across local, national and international projects select one of the Schools below or download our research brochure to see a full overview of research at CQUniversity.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (23)
Computer Science & IT (9)
Medicine & Health (7)
Education & Training (5)
Engineering & Technology (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (3)
Social Sciences (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Humanities (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at CQUniversity Australia!

Services

  • Modern Brisbane campus centrally located next to the Anne Street Shopping precinct, town hall and the main train station
  • Brand new modern, purpose-built, multi-million campus in the heart of Melbourne city ideally located directly across the road from Southern Cross Station, with access to trains, trams, accommodation and shops
  • Sydney is CQUniversity’s largest metropolitan campus located within walking distance to the main Town Hall Train Station and Darling Harbour and offers the largest selection of programs for international students
  • Rockhampton North is CQUniversity’s largest campus with acres of parks, over 30 academic buildings, sporting facilities, a student residence, multi-faith centre and many other facilities
  • New Allied Health Clinic on the Rockhampton North campus, servicing students and the local community at reduced rates and new paramedic science labs featuring Clinical Skills Centre, a Coronary Care Skills Centre, and simulated learning environments.
  • On-campus student residences in Rockampton North and Mackay OoraleaPurpose built 200-seat theatre, music teaching studios and practice rooms and a recording studio on our Mackay campus
  • Wireless Internet and cutting-edge computer laboratories and lecture facilities across all campuses
  • Four delivery sites for CQUEnglish in Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton and Sydney. Our CQUEnglish in Rockhampton is also an accredited International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test centre

Student Life

CQUniversity’s experience as an international university has allowed us to develop an integrated student support network that is readily available to students. We are committed to understanding your individual needs and endeavour to help you gain an academically, culturally and socially enriching experience from your time with us.

Academic support

The Academic Learning Centre is a free service available to you. It provides a relaxed and friendly environment where you can ask questions and seek support for your academic assessment tasks and English language support. The academic support team also provides a range of printed and online resources to further help you meet the demands of your academic program.

Personal and welfare support

The Student Services team is committed to assisting you in your personal, professional and academic pursuits during your time with CQUniversity. You will benefit and enjoy the services and recreational events offered by them aimed to specifically help you with your transition to university life and promote a welcoming and exciting environment.

Student Services assists with:

  • Enrolment and orientation
  • Accommodation advice
  • One-to-one academic support
  • Workshops ranging from academic skills to networking and job interview techniques
  • On-campus social activities
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Student mentor and leadership programs
  • Multi-faith services.

Student Mentors

Student Mentors help new students in undergraduate and postgraduate programs to quickly feel at home at CQUniversity. Student Mentors have made it through their first year of study, acquiring a great deal of information along the way, making them the perfect guide to support new students. You can join a Student Mentor group of your choice prior to Orientation.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia

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