Edith Cowan University History
Edith Cowan University also known as ECU is an Australian university located in the city of Perth in Western Australia. The university was formed as Western Australian College of Advanced Education in 1982 after Claremont Teachers College, Graylands Teachers College, Western Australian Secondary Teachers College, Mount Lawley Teachers College, Nedlands College of Advanced Education, and Churchlands Teachers College were merged. The college was granted university status in 1991 and adopted its present name.
Edith Cowan University Programs, Courses, and Schools
Edith Cowan University is home to eight schools offering a wide range of programs at undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. The broad subjects taught at these schools include Business and Law, Arts and Humanities, Education, Engineering, Nursing and Midwifery, Medical and Health Sciences, Science, and Performing Arts.
Edith Cowan University is also home to number of research institutes such as Centre for Schooling and Learning Technologies, Centre for Innovative Practice, Edith Cowan Institute for Education Research, Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering, National Networked Tele-Test Facility for Integrated Systems and Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Care which cater to researchers and academic community.
Edith Cowan University Campuses
Edith Cowan University has three campuses. The Joondalup and Mount Lawley campus lie close to Perth and Bunbury in rural Western Australia. The Joondalup campus serves as the administrative headquarters of the university with multi-million dollar facilities like student hub, libraries, and sports centres.
Edith Cowan University’s Bunbury campus is the largest campus of the university and is home to St John of God Hospital and serves as hub for local health services in the region. The university campuses comprise of cafes, restaurants, vending machines, common rooms, and halls of residence in addition to extensive sports and recreational facilities.
Edith Cowan University Achievements
Edith Cowan University has over 84.7% graduate placement rate according to the National Graduate Destination Survey report. The university graduates are in high demand in the region and beyond. The ERA National Survey places the university 36th in Australia for its quality education.
Edith Cowan University received 5 stars in the Good Universities Guide 2016 in addition to being ranked amongst top 700 universities in the world by QS World University Rankings. The Times Higher Education (THE) rankings place the university amongst the top 150 universities in the world under the age of 50.
Edith Cowan University USP
Edith Cowan University offers some of its programs at its newly launched campuses in Melbourne and Sydney. The university also offers numerous study abroad opportunities through its partnerships with institutions in New Zealand, Europe, Asia, and North America.
Edith Cowan University has an average acceptance rate and the tuition fee and living costs on this side of the country are cheaper than cities like Melbourne or Sydney. The university also offers a number of scholarships, grants, and financial aid to deserving students.
Edith Cowan University Notable Alumni
Hugh Jackman (Hollywood Actor), Ahmed Adeeb (Former Vice President of Maldives), Musa Aman (Chief Minister of the Malaysian state of Sabah), and Donna Burke (Singer and Businesswoman).
Edith Cowan University Programs
Edith Cowan University Application Requirements
Edith Cowan University Cost of studies
Undergraduate: AUD 20,850
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Edith Cowan University Deadlines
Bachelors: On Rolling Basis
Masters: February 2020
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.
Edith Cowan University Rankings
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