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University of Canberra

About the University of Canberra
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Course information
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Information for enrolling students
Fee schedule
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Scholarship information
Quality information
Credit transfer and articulation information
Learning and teaching information

About the University of Canberra 

The University of CanberraYou are now leaving Going to Uni , Australia’s Capital University is committed to the Australian Capital Territory and the surrounding region.

The University is well known for practicality in teaching and a focus on work integrated learning, giving students access to professional skills, networks and internships that make them highly employable.

The University educates both undergraduate and postgraduate students in many of the professions including teaching, information technology, business, law, health, communications, design and sciences.

The University of Canberra conducts research across a broad spectrum including ecology, biometrics, customs and excise, economic modelling, forensics, governance and urban planning. Researchers engage and work closely with business and government to find real life solutions to current world challenges.

With more than 8000 full time students from over 80 countries, the University offers a diverse campus life both academically and socially. The campus has state of the art facilities for student learning including the recently built $12 million Allied Health building and new National Media Centre.  There are also a wide range of amenities to help students maintain their wellbeing and social life, including health and counselling services, cafes and shops and a sports and fitness centre.

Number of Available Higher Education Places

In semester 1 2009, the University of Canberra had 1887.2 full time equivalent postgraduate and 6210.6 full time equivalent undergraduate students. Of these, 996 postgraduate and 5363 undergraduate students were Commonwealth Supported.

National Priority Places

The University of Canberra educates in three national priority disciplines, Nursing, Midwifery and Teaching Education. These disciplines are covered by many degrees in both undergraduate and postgraduate studies. 

As of semester 1 2009, student numbers in these areas were as follows.
Undergraduate Teacher Education      240
Postgraduate Teacher Education        69
Undergraduate Nursing                      119
Postgraduate Nursing                        21
Undergraduate Midwifery                    25
Postgraduate Midwifery                     11


Address and Contact details 
University of Canberra
University Drive
Bruce ACT 2617

Telephone: (02) 6201 5111
Fax: (02) 6201 5999

Campus Location

Canberra Campus
University Drive
Bruce, ACT 2617


Course Information

View all the courses on offer on the online handbookYou are now leaving Going to Uni


Academic Structure

The University of Canberra has seven faculties that teach across a wide range of disciplines.

These faculties are: 

  1. Faculty of Applied Science 
  2. Faculty of Arts and Design
  3. Faculty of Business and Government
  4. Faculty of Education 
  5. Faculty of Health 
  6. Faculty of Information Sciences and Engineering 
  7. Faculty of Law

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Information for enrolling students

See the University campus and find out about courses on offer at the University of Canberra Open DayYou are now leaving Going to Uni

Application process
School leavers must apply to the University of Canberra through the University Admissions Centre You are now leaving Going to Uni

Non school leavers and postgraduate applicants can apply direct to the university via the online portal You are now leaving Going to Uni

Important Enrolment Dates
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Fees Schedule 
Fees Schedule: Tuition Fees and Student Contribution amountsYou are now leaving Going to Uni


Entrance Requirements

The University of Canberra has a range of entry points for prospective students.  School leavers can apply using their UAI through UAC.  Students with a UAI above 75 will receive direct entry into the University of Canberra.  School leavers with a UAI below 75 will receive a packaged offer to the University of Canberra which will include one of our comprehensive support or preparations programs.

Non school leavers and postgraduate students can apply direct to the University.  The University of Canberra will take into consideration prior learnng and work experience.

Find out more about the pathways into the University of Canberra


Scholarship Information

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Quality Information
Providers were audited every 5 years. The University of Canberra was audited in 2008.You are now leaving Going to Uni

AUQA ReportYou are now leaving Going to Uni


Credit Transfer and Articulation Information
Credit, Articulation and Recognition of Prior Learning You are now leaving Going to Uni


Learning and Teaching Information

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