Queensland University of Technology (QUT) CRICOS No. 00213J
Choosing to study at a university in Australia is an exciting and significant decision.
We’re glad you’re considering studying with Queensland University of Technology; you’re looking at a university for the real world of today and tomorrow.
By choosing QUT, you can be confident that we’ll take pride in helping you achieve your career goals and will provide you with a balanced mix of theory and practical experiences so that you’re well prepared for the industry in which you’re going to work.
We’re known for being well connected with industry, having strength in innovation and entrepreneurship, and for research that has global impact.
Brisbane truly is a multicultural city and QUT’s staff and students come from many different cultural and religious backgrounds; almost 8,000 of our 48,000+ students are international students from more than 100 countries.
This is just the beginning of an exciting international study experience for you and we’re here to help you every step of the way. Our International College offers a wide range of study options to assist you, if necessary, in meeting the English language and academic requirements for entry into all QUT study areas. You’ll receive our highest level of support to succeed in your program and to adapt to university life in Australia.
We place a premium on the international and national accreditation of our various professional degrees. Our internationally award-winning Science and Engineering Centre is home to The Cube, acknowledged as one of the world’s largest digital interactive learning and display spaces. QUT Creative Industries Faculty is one of the largest Arts, Media and Design entities in the Asia Pacific, and we invest heavily in collaborative learning and interdisciplinary research environments.
Be in Demand
With a balanced mix of theory and practical experience in our world-class courses, you’ll be prepared to hit the ground running in the real world. You’ll gain the knowledge, skills and connections to thrive in your chosen fields.
You can choose from more than 650 undergraduate and postgraduate study options in:
• Building and planning
• Creative practice, communication and design
• Health and community
• Information technology
• Law and justice
• Science and mathematics
English Language and Academic Pathway Programs
QUT also offers a range of English language and academic pathway programs through our on-campus International College if you don’t meet our direct entry requirements. These programs are designed to:
•Develop your academic and language skills for successful study in the Australian university context
•Offer an easy transition into your chosen degree program
•Help you develop key English skills essential for personal or professional success.
As a student in our International College you’ll have access to university facilities and enjoy a high level of support.
Research with Impact
Collaborate, research and work with us for a more innovative approach to research that can help you and the world progress.
In the Excellence in Research for Australia Ranking (ERA, 2015), 100% of submitted QUT research was assessed at being world standard or above.
A focus on technology and the innovation needs of our society and our economy drives our research. Transdisciplinary collaboration between experts from multiple fields helps us meet the complex needs of a changing world.
Our expertise, strengths and priorities lie in:
• biomedical engineering
• biomolecular science
• chronic disease intervention
• business of technology
• data science
• digital media
• health systems
• injury prevention and management
• materials science
• plant biotechnology
• technology, regulation and society
Our research students are agents of change, constantly seeking out new and innovative ways to progress ideas to reality. Through a more progressive, collaborative approach to research, we are delivering solutions to real world challenges.
The different research degrees we offer include:
• Professional doctorate
• Master of Philosophy
• Honours and undergraduate research
• Higher doctorate
A Reputation You Can Count On
Our solid international reputation also ensures your qualifications will be well regarded wherever you choose to pursue your career.
Some of our most recent rankings, include:
• 247th in the 2018 QS World University Rankings, rising 29 places from the previous results
• QUT ranked in the 201 – 250 band globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2016 – 2017)
• QUT has achieved a 201 – 300 world ranking in the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) Shanghai Ranking Consultancy
• QUT ranked 18th in the QS Top 50 under 50 for 2018
• QUT is ranked 24th in the world and top two in Australia in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings (2017)
• List of study areas ranked in the top 100 in the world (QS World University Ranking by Subject, 2017)
o Communication and Media Studies (1st in Australia and 24th in the world)
o Nursing (9th in Australia and 42nd in the world)
o Law and Legal Studies
o Architecture, Art and Design, Performing Arts
o Engineering - Civil, Structural, Mineral and Mining
o Education and Training
o Sports-Related Subjects
o Social Policy and Administration, Social Sciences
• We're ranked 65th globally for Computer Science in THE World University Rankings 2016-2017 by subject
• 22nd in the world for Transportation Science & Technology and 75th in the world for Education in the Academic Ranking of World Universities by Subject (2017)
• 6th in Australia and in the 61-70 band globally in the inaugural QS Graduate Employability Ranking (2017)
We also have 8 Rhodes Scholars including 5 of Queensland’s Rhodes Scholars since 2011.
When you choose to study at QUT in Brisbane, Australia you’ll also have ample opportunities within your course and outside the classroom to maximise your career outcome.
Real world opportunities within courses
All of our courses are designed to enhance your job prospects with work-integrated learning incorporated into all of our undergraduate courses through:
• work placement
• industry based project
• community based project
• mentoring and shadowing
• overseas study opportunities - go on exchange or short term program. This isn’t just travelling as a tourist; it’s living in a new country with a new culture – twice the international experience.
Real world opportunities outside the classroom
Our courses provide real-world learning experiences. Real-world learning integrated theory, knowledge and skills with professional and contemporary practice:
• Leadership, Development and Innovation (LDI) Program
• Real World Placement Program
• Career Mentor Scheme
You can earn credit towards your course through co-curricular work experience, volunteering placements, projects with industry or community partners, site visits, study tours and other opportunities.
We believe in providing you with an applied university experience that will take you from student to job-ready graduate. We’ll link you to the real world, whether it’s through local workplace connections or taking off on global experiences.
Make Lasting Connections
Build your global networks and be ahead of the pack by making the most of our corporate partners and the internship opportunities on offer. The exposure you can gain from studying with us will leave you with the knowledge, skills and connections to help you thrive in your chosen fields.
There are also plenty of clubs and societies waiting to welcome you to QUT, which makes making friends (or travel buddies) that much easier. Join anything from the QUT Brewers society, to QUT Surfers or the Film Club. Or you could be part of a variety of sports teams or social justice organisations and meet other students who share your interests.