Edith Cowan University

Australia

About ECU

Edith Cowan University (ECU) was granted university status in 1991 and was formed from an amalgamation of teachers' colleges with a history dating back to 1902 when the Claremont Teachers College was established, making ECU the modern descendant of the first institution of higher education in Western Australia.

The university offers more than 300 courses across two metropolitan campuses, in Mount Lawley and Joondalup, and a regional campus in the South West, Bunbury, 200 km south of Perth; many courses are also offered for study online.

UWA's Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) is recognised as one of Australia's prestigious performing arts training academies. Also of note is the School of Nursing and Midwifery, which offers the largest undergraduate nursing program in WA and the School of Education which offers the widest range of secondary teaching specialisations within WA. The university is the largest provider of Psychology and Community Studies courses in Western Australia. ECU is also home to the WA Screen Academy, one of Australia's leading film schools.

Information
Year
Founded
1991
Student
Population
21600
Staff
Population
750
International
Students
16%
Foundation
Colleges
Social
Strengths
Performing Arts
QS, Performing Arts
6th
Hospitality & Tourism
ARWU, Hospitality & Tourism Management
8th
Sports Science
QS, Sports-related Subjects
8th
Aeronautical Engineering
Times, Engineering & Technology
11th
Chemical Engineering
Times, Engineering & Technology
11th
Civil Engineering
Times, Engineering & Technology
11th
Computer Science
Times, Engineering & Technology
11th
Electrical Engineering
Times, Engineering & Technology
11th
Film & Sound Technology
Times, Engineering & Technology
11th
Mechanical Engineering
Times, Engineering & Technology
11th
Nursing & Health Science
ARWU, Nursing
14th
Education
ARWU, Education
19th
Environmental Science
ARWU, Environmental Science & Engineering
20th
Psychology
Times, Psychology
20th
Medicine
Times, Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health
23rd
Occupational Therapy
Times, Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health
23rd
Accounting & Finance
Times, Business & Economics
25th
Biological Science
ARWU, Ecology
25th
Business Studies
Times, Business & Economics
25th
Social Work & Policy
Times, Social sciences
25th
Scholarships
Victoria Latin and Doctoral Scholarship
Up to $100 for tuition and living expenses
4 available
British Council IELTS Prize
Up to $60000 for tuition
6 available
Australia Awards Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship (Masters)
Up to $272500 for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship (PhD)
Up to $140500 for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
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Notable alumni

Hugh Jackman Actor, singer, and producer
Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in a variety of film genres. He is known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the X-Men film series, as well as for his lead roles in films such as the film version of Les Misérables (2012), which earned him his first Academy Award nomination for Best Actor and his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy in 2013. Jackman graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) of ECU in 1994.
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