CDU is a research-intensive university with a commitment to building collaborative, co-designed research support. Concentrated within the central unit of Research and Innovation, we provide high-quality support and administration of research and consultancy projects, from conception to completion.
Leader in online learning
CDU has been delivering courses online for almost 20 years
From Vocational Education and Training (VET), undergraduate courses to postgraduate and higher degrees by research (HE)
The only university in NT
Which lead to high employability after student graduate
High graduate salary
The Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after they finish their studies.
The Post-Study Work stream offers extended options for working in Australia (eligible for higher education). Under this stream, successful applicants are granted a visa with a visa period of 2 – 4 years’, however for the city of Darwin, it may extend up to 5 years.
- Ranked 1st:
Graduate Salary in Australia*
The release of the 2020 Good Universities Guide has seen CDU ranked 1st out of 39 Australian Higher Education Institutions for Graduate Salary. CDU achieved a rating of five stars with a median graduate salary of $65,200.
- Ranked 2nd:
Graduate Employment in Australia*
The release of the 2020 Good Universities Guide has seen CDU ranked 2nd out of 39 Australian Higher Education Institutions for full-time Graduate Employment. This rating measures the proportion of graduates who were employed full time four months after completing their course. CDU achieved a rating of five stars with a full-time Graduate Employment rate of 83%.
*The Good Universities Guide 2020
CDU offers a limited number of CDU Global Scholarships to international students who have a record of academic excellence and high achievement. Applicant must apply to commence study in 2020.
|CDU Global Excellence Scholarships||50% of the tuition fee for the first year of study;|
10% in subsequent years
|Minimum overall score of 80% in their highest completed qualification|
|CDU Global Leader Scholarships||25% of the tuition fee for the first year of study;|
10% in subsequent years
|Minimum overall score of 70% in their highest completed qualification|
|CDU Global Achiever Award|
(No application is required.
Applicants are automatically assessed after submitting their application for an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree)
|15% of the tuition fee for the first year of study||Minimum overall score of 60% in their highest completed qualification|
Over 100 Courses Available
CDU is a dual-sector university, which means you will find the right study pathway for you, from Vocational Education and Training (VET) and undergraduate courses to postgraduate and higher degrees by research with over 100 courses of different study areas for you to choose from.
- Community Services and Social Work
- Creative Arts and Design
- Culinary Arts
- Exercise and Sports Science
- Hair and Beauty Services
- Humanitarian, Emergency and Disaster Management
- Humanities and Social Sciences
- Indigenous Knowledges
- IT and Network Engineering
- Law and Legal Studies
- Nursing & Midwifery
- Primary Industries
- Public Health
- Science Environmental Science & Management
- Tourism and Hospitality
And many other course..
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