Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a 'real-world' focus. With around 50,000 students, including approximately 9000 international students from more than 120 countries, QUT maintains close links with business representatives and industry professionals who contribute to course development and lend practical perspectives to students’ theoretical education. QUT is located in subtropical Brisbane, which is Australia’s third largest city and known for its vibrant urban precincts, outdoor lifestyle, friendly locals, superb climate and natural attractions.
QUT offers hundreds of undergraduate and postgraduate study options that include extensive research programs and delivers real world outcomes for students through its provision of leading academics, state-of the-art-teaching facilities and a focussed approach to learning.
QUT’s undergraduate and postgraduate study options include:
A QUT degree provides opportunities to gain practical workplace experience and valuable industry connections. Alumni of QUT include world-leading NASA astrobiologist and Co-leader for the Mars 2020 Rover Mission, Dr Abigail Allwood, and Tashi Chhozom, the first woman to be appointed Justice of the Supreme Court in Bhutan. The QUT Business School was the first business school in Australia to achieve triple international accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA), a distinction held by less than 1% of business schools worldwide.
In 2019 QUT was ranked 24th (making it the second-highest ranked university in Australia) in the Times Higher Education 250 Under 50 rankings which showcases young universities that have achieved great successes in research and teaching.
As a multi-campus institution, QUT accommodates an internationally and nationally awarded Science and Engineering Centre which incorporates one of the world’s largest and most advanced digital interactive learning and display spaces (The Cube). 2016 saw a major expansion of the Creative Industries Precinct while the new Education Precinct opened in 2019.
The university has two major thematically focused research institutes: The Institute for Future Environments and the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation. Additionally, QUT leads seven nationally endorsed research and training centres including the ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre in Additive Biomanufacturing and the ARC Centre of Excellence in Robotic Vision.