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Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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6K-8K
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34,842
1,897
5,559

Overview

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 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 safety, by world standards.

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 focussed approach to learning.

Real World Opportunities

A QUT degree provides opportunities to gain practical workplace experience and valuable industry connections.   QUT produces world-class research across a range of disciplines and has been awarded six Australian Laureate Fellowships since 2000, the latest to , and - who is also the first female to be awarded the for her work with Bayesian statistics.

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  since 1998, five in the past eight years.  The  was the first business school in Australia to achieve triple international accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) and the School remains in the top 1% worldwide.

As a multi-campus institution, QUT accommodates an internationally and nationally awarded which incorporates the world’s largest and most advanced digital interactive learning and display space (The Cube).  2016 saw the opening of the new and the new Education Precinct will be opened in 2019.

The university has two major thematically focused research institutes:   and the – the largest medical research institute in the southern hemisphere.  Additionally, QUT leads six nationally endorsed research centres including one in and one in .



QUT’s and campuses are home to high-tech libraries and study spaces, fitness facilities, arts and performance venues, shops and cafes.  Centralised student services support and access to medical services and counselling are also provided.

Learning spaces are designed to encourage students to collaborate and are equipped with built-in technology that can be customised to suit different classes.

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 ().  Real-world spaces provide optimal learning experiences.  For example, students have access to laboratories for geoscience analysis, preparative chemistry, molecular genetics research and mechatronics, as well as flexible laboratory spaces.  As well, law students can build skills and confidence in mock trials in the QUT Law Moot court and the Industrial Court, while finance students have access to real-time global financial instruments and data to get hands-on experience with financial markets, products and trading activities.  

The new   provides open areas where students can learn and practise together and has become a destination for local, national and international productions, exhibitions and events that showcase emerging digital and new media work.  A new Education Precinct opens in 2019 with a futuristic design to provide excellent facilities for social interaction and recreation.

The university has two major thematically focused research institutes:    and the – the largest medical research institute in the southern hemisphere.  Additionally, QUT leads six nationally endorsed research centres including one in and one in .

QUT researchers are given the professional support and world-class infrastructure and facilities they need to progress their work in .

At QUT, we offer you an enriching student experience outside of the classroom as well. Whether you want to volunteer, get involved in campus culture, or develop your personal and professional skills we will be here to support your journey. Participate in festivals, dance at the QUT Ball, row in the QUT Dragon Boat Race or just relax with friends at one of the many cafés or bars on campus.

Fitness and sporting facilities are available at both QUT Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove campuses. Our facilities include fitness clubs, gymnasiums, and aquatic centres. We also have tennis courts and sports fields at our Kelvin Grove campus, and organised social sports including basketball, netball, volleyball, dodgeball, touch football and soccer.

QUT Medical Centre provides quality health and medical services, information and advice to all students. At QUT Health Clinics you can access quality low-cost healthcare services provided by health students while they learn under the supervision of accredited clinicians.

Studying in Brisbane

Brisbane has a subtropical climate with warm summers and mild winters. Temperatures average from a high of 30 degrees Celsius in the middle of summer to a low of 10 degrees Celsius in winter. The rainy season is from December-April.  With an average of 261 days of sunshine each year, Queensland is Australia's sunshine state.

We have beautiful national parks, hundreds of kilometres of beaches, tropical rainforests, and the Great Barrier Reef. Just an hour south of Brisbane is the famous Gold Coast with amazing beaches, amusement parks, and shopping. Just 1.5 hours north of Brisbane are the beautiful, quiet beaches of the Sunshine Coast.

Brisbane is within easy travel distance of Australia's other major cities and attractions, as well as only being a short flight from great international travel destinations like New Zealand, Bali, and South-East Asia.

QUT offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research across 10 strong areas of study.  Many services are available for international students, including accommodation, homestay, career advice and mentoring.

QUT also has numerous scholarships for international students to help with study and living costs.

Our latest can answer all your admission questions.  

QUT is an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip our students and graduates with the skills they will need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world. Our graduates include eight Rhodes Scholars, five of these awarded in the past eight years.

Real World Courses

QUT’s undergraduate and postgraduate study options include:


  • QUT was recently ranked:
  • 2nd in Australia and 31st in the world for Communication and Media Studies in the QS World University Ranking by Subject (2018)
  • 6th in Australia and 36th in the world for Nursing in the QS World University Ranking by Subject (2018)
  • 9th in Australia and in the 111-120 band globally in the QS Graduate Employability Ranking (2018)
  • One of the top 250 universities globally in the QS Top Universities Ranking (2018)
  • Coming 18th in the world in the QS Top 50 Under 50 - 3rd in Australia (2018)
  • QUT Business School was Australia's first business school to achieve triple international accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA), a distinction held by less than 1% of business schools worldwide

    Programs available

    Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

    Creative Industries

    Education

    Health

    Law

    QUT Business School

    Science and Engineering

    Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

    Creative Industries

    Education

    Health

    Law

    QUT Business School

    QUT International College

    Science and Engineering

    University Highlights

    Total students - 34,842

    14%
    86%

    International students - 5,559

    58%
    42%

    Total faculty staff - 1,897

    819
    1078

    Total students - 34,842

    14%
    86%

    International students - 5,559

    58%
    42%

    Total faculty staff - 1,897

    1078
    819

    Undergraduate Program

    6,000 - 8,000
    20,000 - 22,000

    Postgraduate Program

    16,000 - 18,000
    22,000 - 24,000
    The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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