Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a 'real-world' focus. With over 48,000 students, including almost 8000 international students from more than 100 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 over 650 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 focused 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 Mars 2020 mission leader Dr Abigail Allwood and Tashi Chhozom, the first woman to be appointed Justice of the Supreme Court in Bhutan. QUT has also produced eight Rhodes Scholars since 1998, five in the past six years. The QUT Business School was the first business school in Australia to achieve triple international accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) and the School remains in the top 1% worldwide.
In 2017 QUT was ranked 24th (making it the second-highest ranked university in Australia) in the Times Higher Education 200 Under 50 rankings which showcases young universities that have achieved great successes in research and teaching. As well, QUT hosted the 2017 Times Higher Education Young Universities Summit which gathered representatives from the world’s best young universities to share insights and explore the challenges of tomorrow.
As a multi-campus institution, QUT accommodates an internationally and nationally awarded Science and Engineering Centre which incorporates the world’s largest and most advanced digital interactive learning and display space (The Cube). 2016 saw the opening of the new Creative Industries Precinct and the new Education Precinct will be opened in 2018.
The university has two major thematically focused research institutes: The Institute for Future Environments and the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation– the largest medical research institute in the southern hemisphere. Additionally, QUT leads six nationally endorsed research centres including one in Creative Industries and Innovation and one in Robotic Vision.