About CDU

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.

About CDU International College

UP Education in partnership with Charles Darwin University, is a leading provider of pathway programs, and our highly experienced, qualified teachers.

Programme Offered

  • Foundation Studies Programme
  • First Year Diploma Programme
  • International Masters Preparation
  • International Masters Qualifying
Leader in online learning

CDU has been delivering courses online for almost 20 years

Dual-sector university

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

Amazing Scholarships

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 2021.

ValueCriteria
CDU Summer Scholarships10% for Nov 2020 and Semester 1, 2021200 new undergraduate & postgraduate scholarship
CDU Global Excellence Scholarships50% 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 Scholarships25% 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 studyMinimum overall score of 60% in their highest completed qualification
Study in Northern Territory ScholarshipA$12k (1-off)31 January 2021 – open

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.

  • Accounting
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Community Services and Social Work
  • Creative Arts and Design
  • Culinary Arts
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Hair and Beauty Services
  • Health
  • Humanitarian, Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Indigenous Knowledges
  • IT and Network Engineering
  • Languages
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Nursing & Midwifery
  • Primary Industries
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Science Environmental Science & Management
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Trades

 

And many other courses..
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