Located in the heart of Adelaide's bustling city centre, Carnegie Mellon University, Australia, is a specialist educational institution which focuses on delivering high-quality degree programs within the fields of public policy and information technology. The Adelaide school was founded as the first international campus of its American counterpart college, the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, which is a world-leading public research college, considered to offer the top Information and Technology Management course in the United States.
Carnegie Mellon university provides a unique and powerful platform from which to understand and influence the global issues of the 21st Century, and remains the only university worldwide to approach these challenges through the research of a unified faculty consisting of information technology, social science and management science. The university is a world leader in robotics, with projects involving autonomous vehicles, flying car technologies and even a combined art and technology project in collaboration with Google, called the Lunar X Mission.
Carnegie Mellon is currently ranked as the number one university for the number of successful start-ups created per dollar of research money spent since 2007. It has a consistent dialogue with domestic and global research networks, and a prosperous connection to future-focused industries. The university has three key degree program pathways Public Policy and Management, Information Technology Management, and Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, with specialisations at later stages within each course.
Successful candidates will study and live in the coastal city of Adelaide, the state capital of Southern Australia. The state has a warm and dry climate, and miles of beaches and scenic landscapes to explore. Adelaide is an inclusive and diverse cosmopolitan city, surrounded by a wine-producing region which ranks highly in quality of life assessments.