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Edith Cowan University

Recently celebrating its 30th anniversary, ECU continues the growth of its strong academic reputation. Recent achievements include being ranked one of the world's top 100 best universities under 50 years old in the 2021 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings.

About Edith Cowan University (ECU)

ECU has an enviable reputation as a university that provides one of the best learning experiences for both international and domestic students, equipping students with the confidence and practical skills to deal with whatever challenges may come their way, no matter where they go in the world.

Named after Edith Dircksey Cowan, who was the first woman elected to an Australian parliament and a passionate advocate for education and women's rights. ECU is proud to be the only Australian university to be named after a woman and continues her work by striving towards a more equitable world. Recognition of this has come from the Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings for 2021, which ranked ECU in the world's top 50 for gender equality (24); good health and wellbeing (24) and quality education (41).

ECU graduates are surveyed every year about the quality of their university experience and subsequent employment outcomes. ECU has maintained its long-standing 5-star rating for teaching quality. It's now 15 straight years!

Study areas available at the institution

Click on one of the study areas below to find relevant courses.

  • Business & Management
  • Creative Arts
  • Engineering & Mathematics
  • Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
  • IT & Computer Science
  • Law, Legal Studies & Justice
  • Medical & Health Sciences
  • Property & Built Environment
  • Sciences
  • Teaching & Education