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Queensland University of Technology

Australia
Overview

Overview

Located in the coastal city of Brisbane, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is one of Australia's most progressive modern universities, with an industry-focused approach towards tuition, and a global outlook which connects its students with the wider world of business and research.

QUT encourages a culture of collaboration and innovation, ensuring students gain internationally accredited qualifications, as well as hands-on experience and transferable skills, bringing the confidence and adaptability needed for success in their future careers.

The curriculum is designed with leading industry professionals to ensure continually relevant course content. QUT is Australia's top young university according to the 2020 THE Young University Rankings.

There are a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate course options available including business creative industries education engineering health justice law and science. English language pathway programs are also offered.

QUT is tackling some of the largest current global issues by conducting interdisciplinary research, combining expertise from different teaching departments and translating their work into the international research community. Students can enhance their research skills within a globally connected learning environment and apply their work with real-world impact.

Brisbane is a welcoming, multicultural city, known for its dynamic urban precincts, outdoor lifestyle, and natural attractions. It is Australia's third largest city and has much to offer QUT's population of around 50,000 students, with a vibrant international community representing over 140 countries worldwide.

The university itself offers high-tech facilities and outstanding student support, with a lively social scene and over 150 student-run clubs and societies. QUT offers a world-class education in the heart of Brisbane, and a wealth of graduate opportunities.

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What's new

What's new

Start online, come when possible

Students can commence their QUT course online without delays to their student life. With the university's extensive online learning resources, student support services, and dedicated staff, students will excel in their study. They will have the opportunity to engage in real-world learning at the top young university in Australia.

Students can refer to the frequently asked questions for more details. They can also watch taster QUT lectures on-demand to get a taste of online student life at QUT.

Award-winning research

QUT has been awarded USD 6.1 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage and Discovery projects for 2020 and 2021.

QUT has been awarded AUD 1,200,955 for three ARC Linkage Projects and AUD 4,917,549 for 13 Discovery projects.

The Linkage Projects promote research partnerships between businesses, researchers, industry community organisations and publicly funded research agencies. The Discovery projects cover research in engineering, science, law and the creative industries.

John Monash Scholar

Jessie Hughes, a QUT alumnus, a design strategist and creative technologist, was named a 2020 John Monash Scholar.

She was awarded AUD 140,000 over two years towards her Master of Design at Harvard University or Master of Media, Arts and Science at MIT Media Lab in Cambridge. Her studies will explore advanced approaches to technology and society.

Hughes said, ''My main focus is on the cross-intersection of design, technology, art and strategy for social innovation. I am aiming to lead the design of systems, media, and tools to improve the livelihood of Australians, and others, through creative innovation and emerging technology.''

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Study experience

Study experience

Teaching quality

Queensland University of Technology is recognised as 'the university for the real world' due to its close links with industry, as well as its applied research and relevant teaching. Both professionals and industry representatives contribute to the university's course development, combining theoretical education with a practical perspective.

The university's faculty consult in industry and also handle industry projects which often see participation from students. Both students and staff have access to the advanced teaching and technology at the university.

While studying at the university, students study with access to the latest technology and learning spaces, learn from the best lecturers, and get lots of hands-on experience with the industry to prepare them for the real world. Students undertake work-integrated learning experiences, including internships, placements, case studies and projects embedded in their courses.

Student safety

The university strives to keep its campuses as secure and safe as possible so that the students can experience a comfortable study environment with round-the-clock security, emergency call points and a safety app connected to the security team.

SafeZone

SafeZone is an application available to all QUT students. At the tap of a button, students can alert QUT security of their location and send for help.

Brisbane is a safe and friendly city and is home to 95,000 international students. Australia is also a very safe travel destination with true freedom, stability and security.

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Points of pride

Points of pride

Some of QUT's recent accolades are:

  • QUT is the top young university in Australia and 14th in the world in the THE Young University Rankings (2020)
  • The university ranks 186th globally, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2021)
  • QUT came in 217th globally in the QS World University Rankings (2021)
  • QUT is placed 39th globally (2nd nationally) for Employer-Student Connections in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020
  • QUT placed in the 101-110 band globally and 9th in Australia, as per the QS Graduate Employability Ranking (2020)
  • It ranked 1st nationally and 16th internationally for communication and media studies, as per the QS World University Ranking by Subject (2021)
  • The university was 6th in the country and 31st in the world for nursing, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2021)
  • Its 21 fields of research were rated well above world standard in the Australian Research Council Excellence in Research for Australia assessment 2018-2019, and a further 27 above world standard
  • QUT enjoys a student satisfaction rating of 91.7 per cent from its international students (International Student Barometer Queensland, 2018)

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Department structure

Department structure

QUT offers numerous study options:

Business

As the first triple internationally accredited business school in Australia, QUT prepares students for employment nationally and internationally. 90 per cent of its business graduates were found to have been employed four months after graduation.

Creative industries

QUT's creative industries is ranked first in Australia for communication and media studies (QS World University Rankings 2021). The university offers Australia's largest combination of creative disciplines and a wide array of industry partnerships.

Education

The university's educators have been ranked as world standard or above in the field of education research as per the Excellence in Research for Australia assessment. Study options are research informed and taught by award winning lecturers.

Engineering

QUT engineering courses provide students hands-on learning along with real-world applications. Students will be equipped with skills to create and design structures, machines and more they also have access to top-notch facilities.

Health

QUT equips students with the skills to become successful future health professionals, with its learning environments featuring leading industry equipment, simulation facilities, and virtual technology.

Justice

QUT courses help students gain insight into issues around contemporary social justice. Students will benefit from award-winning faculty and networking opportunities through placements.

Law

The graduates of QUT law are sought after by employers and are taught by award-winning staff who are full-time academics and practising lawyers.

Science

Students gain hands-on learning in practical field experiences in QUT science courses and QUT's strong science industry connections ensure degrees are relevant and applicable.

QUT College

QUT College offers students a range of premium English language and academic pathway programs that lead students to QUT undergraduate or postgraduate study. Students can also take a virtual tour of QUT College.

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Academic entry requirements

Students should check the course information to determine the academic requirements they need to meet. This includes any additional requirements like interviews, auditions, or portfolios.

English proficiency requirements

Students must meet the English language requirements for their chosen course. Queensland University of Technology accepts results from several standardised tests. Students must check individual programme pages to view details. Students must take a proficiency test no longer than two years before they commence their courses.

The university accepts test results from:

  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
  • Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)
  • IELTS (Academic)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based)

If students do not meet the requisite English language test scores or adequate academic requirements for their preferred courses, the university may offer them a course package, which incorporates their degree course with an English language or pathway program. When students pass these programs, they can move directly on to their full degree.

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Scholarships & funding

Scholarships & funding

The university offers international students many scholarships including:

International merit scholarships

High-achieving international students may be eligible for a merit scholarship, provided they meet required academic conditions.

The recipients will receive one of the following:

  • a scholarship covering 25 per cent of course fees for the first two semesters
  • an ongoing scholarship covering 25 per cent of course fees per semester

These scholarships cover a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business, creative industries, education, science and engineering. Students applying to study health-related courses may be eligible to receive a scholarship covering 25 per cent of the course fees for the first two semesters. Students don't need to apply separately and will be considered for the scholarship when applying.

Student Speak

"I received the merit scholarship which enabled me to start my journey studying at QUT. It also removed the financial burden on my parents which was a big help. QUT staff were very helpful and supportive, always there to help you. I really enjoy the practical aspects of my studies preparing me for the real world. QUT has a great diversity of people and skills from whom you can learn a lot. This is part of a great experience which I'm very thankful for."- Anuka Bulankulame (International Merit Scholarship recipient).

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Kelvin Grove Queensland Cnr Musk and Victoria Park Road
Queensland University of Technology is a major Australian university with a truly global outlook. Home to nearly 50,000 students, it is providing real-world infrastructure, learning and teaching, and graduate skills to the next generation of change-makers. QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a real-world focus. It is one of the nation?s fastest growing research universities and the courses are in high demand. The University is an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip the students and graduates with the skills they'll need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world.

QUT provides over 100 real-world courses to turn students passion into a rewarding career. Students will have access to the best lecturers, study with the most advanced technology and learning spaces, and get heaps of hands-on experience with industry to prepare them for the real world. Beside this, university provides various study options from mid-year entry, study overseas or study options that explores students passion for research.

QUT has two campuses, Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove. Located right in the heart of Brisbane?s CBD, students will have industry connections right at their doorstep. Gardens Point is the main campus for business, law, and science and engineering students. Kelvin Grove is the main campus for health, creative industries and education students. Students can discover collaborative learning spaces, practical labs and performance venues, set around the lively urban village.
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Queensland University of Technology Queensland University of Technology
Rated4/5based on3 student reviews
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Queensland University of Technology Queensland University of Technology
Rated4/5based on3 student reviews
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Queensland University of Technology - by, 2020-01-29
5.0/ 5 stars
Queensland University of Technology Queensland University of Technology
Rated4/5based on3 student reviews
SUPPORTIVE UNI Customer reviews:
Queensland University of Technology - by, 2020-06-01
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Queensland University of Technology Queensland University of Technology
Rated4/5based on3 student reviews
Customer reviews:
Queensland University of Technology - by, 2020-01-29
5.0/ 5 stars
Queensland University of Technology Queensland University of Technology
Rated4/5based on3 student reviews
Customer reviews:
Queensland University of Technology - by, 2020-01-29
5.0/ 5 stars
Queensland University of Technology Queensland University of Technology
Rated4/5based on3 student reviews
SUPPORTIVE UNI Customer reviews:
Queensland University of Technology - by, 2020-06-01
4.0/ 5 stars

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