Edith Cowan University

401–500 th
World University Rankings 2020
42 nd
University Impact Ranking 2019
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2019
270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, Western Australia, WA 6027, Australia

About Edith Cowan University

At ECU, our approachable lecturers will give you the time and direction you need. ECU has received a five star rating for teaching quality for 12 years in a row in the 2019 Good Universities Guide. ECU has also been ranked in the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years old in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Young Universities Rankings.

Study that fits in with your life

The world can be a demanding place, which is why we offer study options to suit your lifestyle, including the choice of studying part time or online.  You can choose from our diverse range of courses designed in consultation with industry. And with flexible study options, you can balance study with work, family, life and everything else that makes you who you are. 

ECU courses

ECU prides itself on being relevant to the real world and our degrees have a large practical component. You’ll undertake practicum and work placements, as well as industry-based assignments, which can include opportunities to work in our state-of-the-art laboratories and teaching facilities, or discussion of real-life case studies. We offer a range of unique courses, including aviation, international hotel and resort management, maritime engineering and motorsports, as well as performing arts through the famous Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).

With a diverse range of courses, including a wide range of majors, minors and electives, you’ll have no problem finding the right course from the following study areas:

Removing barriers to study

ECU offers a range of entry options, such as Experience Based Entry and University Preparation Courses (UniPrep), which are designed to help you get into university. You’ll learn in a supportive environment from lecturers who do more than just pass on their experience and knowledge — they also listen.

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Key statistics

  • 26%
    Percentage of International Students
    (1)
  • 60 : 40
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
    (1)
  • 17,560
    Number of FTE Students
    (1)
  • 31.3
    No. of students per staff
    (1)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2020 World University Rankings

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