Bachelors Courses Offered by Central Queensland University (CQUniversity Australia) | Top Universities

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At CQUniversity Australia you can choose from a wide variety of vocational and university qualifications. With seamless pathways between short courses, certificates and diplomas, through to undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degrees, we can help you be what you want to be.

With over 300 courses to choose from, and a range of entry pathways, no matter your goals, we can help you get there.

VOCATIONAL COURSES
We offer a wide variety of vocational courses which are designed to deliver workplace specific skills. You can study by progressing upwards though the levels, expanding your practical skills and knowledge to improve your work readiness. You can generally start a vocational course in either Term 1 or 2.

Our certificate and diploma courses can also provide a pathway into selected bachelor courses at CQUniversity if you do not meet the entry requirements.

Explore your study options at www.cqu.edu.au/international-students.

START UNI NOW (SUN)
SUN is a CQUniversity initiative that gives you the opportunity to study CQUniversity units while in senior high school. SUN allows you to enrol in a range of CQUniversity units (subjects) online, which you can combine with your regular high school work.

Find out more about SUN at www.cqu.edu.au/sun.

CQUENGLISH

CQUEnglish language centres are located on our Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton North and Sydney campuses. In addition to providing a range of courses to prepare international students for academic study, they regularly conduct study tours for a diverse range of groups for over 20 years.

Find out more about CQUEnglish at www.cqu.edu.au/cquenglish.

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

CQUniversity offers a wide range of study areas to suit your individual needs and interests. We offer a diverse range of courses to help you achieve your future study or career ambition.

CQUniversity Australia has one of the largest national footprints of any university in Australia, providing you the opportunity to study at one of more than 20 locations across the country, with a range of state-of-the-art facilities available.

We’re also one of Australia’s leading providers of online learning, with the resources and support to help you succeed.

STUDY ONLINE

CQUniversity provides you with the flexibility to tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Benefit from the support and expertise of a university with over 40 years’ experience delivering distance education. As one of Australia’s largest online learning providers, we offer over 200 courses online, allowing you to balance study with family and work commitments. With over half of our Australian students regularly choosing to study online, we are committed to providing a quality virtual experience. Online students have the added benefit of accessing services and support at any of our national locations. Plus, many of our courses are designed to allow you to move between on-campus and online delivery so you can expect a seamless transition between the two.

STUDY ON CAMPUS

Each campus is unique and offers an assortment of on- and off-campus facilities and services, coupled with carefully-planned program and course offerings. If you want to live, study and play while taking in the bustling and diverse nature that is a city, look at our metro campuses spread across five of Australia’s capital cities. Alternatively, if you prefer the lower-key, relaxed pace of the countryside, we’ve got a regional campus that will suit you.

LIVE AND STUDY IN OUR CAPITAL CITIES

Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney CBD locations offer state-of-the-art multi-story study and recreational environments, the convenience of public transport options, and a multitude of dining, shopping and entertainment venues.

REGIONAL QUEENSLAND LIVING

Our regional Queensland campuses in Bundaberg, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay and Rockhampton boast some of Queensland’s most scenic locales, plus strong community and industry connections.Northern Queensland locations in Cairns and Townsville offer you the perfect mix of regional living and city amenities with convenient CBD campuses.Our Noosa campus offers an enviable lifestyle with pristine surfing beaches, national parks and fine restaurants.

STUDY CENTRES

Our study centres, located at Queensland’s Biloela and Yeppoon, are smaller than a campus. They include staff and teaching facilities, though usually don't have a full range of services, like commercial outlets or food and beverage venues.

With a strong focus on student experience, CQUniversity helps you build study into your desired lifestyle. Latest student survey results also show the majority of CQUniversity students rate their overall student experience positively. Each location has its own personality and range of social activities, giving you lots of opportunities to network with your fellow students and make new friends.

SOCIAL LIFE

CQUniversity offers a vibrant and active campus life for students right across our entire campus network. Campus activities include live music, networking events, exercise classes, free coffee days, outdoor movies and more. Many of our locations also offer a range of student recreation facilities such as gyms and sports areas, food outlets, cafés, bars, games areas, and lounge and entertainment zones.

STUDENT SUPPORT

Services include orientation to assist your transition to university life, assignment and exam preparation and support evenings, ongoing assistance through the Student Mentor Program, counselling services, support for students with a disability or medical conditions, career planning services.

Students can also access our Academic Learning Centre, which offers information, support, advice and resources related to many of the academic communication, mathematics and statistics, science and computing requirements of study.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT

Together with the Campus Life Committees and Student Experience teams across the University, we aim to provide ongoing support for all international students from arrival to graduation. Support services include:

  • pre-arrival information
  • accommodation assistance orientation
  • information on Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • student mentor and leadership programs
  • career services
  • confidential counselling and welfare services
  • social activities and student forums
  • care arrangements for students under 18 years of age
  • students with families
  • going home program after completion of studies.

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

The International Student Scholarship and the International Student Scholarship – Regional are CQUniversity’s merit-based scholarships that awards successful recipients with a reduction in their tuition fees. Other scholarships are available through the Australian government and external organisations:

  • Australia Awards
  • Endeavour Awards
  • Research Training Program
  • Ministry of Religious Affairs Indonesia.

Find out more at www.cqu.edu.au/scholarships.

ACCOMMODATION

It is important to find the right place to live so you can focus on your studies. You can choose from a range of accommodation options to suit your needs and budget.

Homestay

Our preferred homestay provider is Australian Homestay Network who will facilitate the arrangement and ensure you have a welcoming, safe and enjoyable experience.

Student Accommodation

Student One is the preferred accommodation provider for CQUniversity students in Brisbane. Our students enjoy an exclusive floor only in the Wharf St residence.

Urbanest is an endorsed provider of student accommodation to CQUniversity students in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

Private Accommodation

Off-campus accommodation such as flats, houses and shared accommodation can be found in the private rental market. You may look for these rental properties through property websites such as www.realestate.com.au and www.domain.com.au.

On-Campus Residence

Living on campus provides a great environment to live and study in. It offers ease and convenience to your university life.

Benefits include:

  • opportunity to make friends from all over the world and local Australian students
  • learn about different cultures
  • save money and time on travelling to campus – no car or public transport is required
  • increased safety with campus security and individually keyed rooms
  • opportunity to get involved with social, community and cultural activities
  • on-site manager and 24-hour live in staff
  • access to Residential Life team for ongoing pastoral care
  • reduced fees for gym membership.

Find out more about student life at CQUniversity Australia at cqu.edu.au/student-life.

CQUniversity Australia offers a wide variety of TAFE and university qualifications with seamless pathways between short courses, certificates and diplomas, through to undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degrees to help you be what you want to be.

Explore your options and discover everything you need to know about how to apply at www.cqu.edu.au/international-students.


At CQUniversity Australia, our courses are designed in collaboration with industry, allowing you to graduate work-ready. Our alumni experience outstanding graduate outcomes year-on-year, with more CQUniversity students finding full-time employment and earning higher salaries compared to national averages. 

CQUniversity’s career services offer regular career support workshops and other careers-focused services including CQUni Career Connection, CQUni Careers and CareerHub to help prospective and current students and graduates of the University in their job search and career development.


GRADUATE OUTCOMES
CQUniversity continues to be recognised as one of the top five universities in Australia for full-time employment and starting salary for undergraduate alumni. We also rank second in Australia for postgraduate starting salaries.

CQUniversity postgraduate alumni earn 17 per cent more than the national average, with median salaries for full-time employees at $97 300 (national average $83 500) within four months of graduating.

The QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020 ranks CQUniversity as one of the top 500 universities globally. With more than 28 000 universities globally, this places us among the top two per cent for graduate employability. These rankings are based on graduate employment rates, employer-student connections, university-employer partnerships, alumni outcomes and a university's reputation among employers.

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At CQUniversity Australia you can choose from a wide variety of vocational and university qualifications. With seamless pathways between short courses, certificates and diplomas, through to undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degrees, we can help you be what you want to be.

With over 300 courses to choose from, and a range of entry pathways, no matter your goals, we can help you get there.

VOCATIONAL COURSES
We offer a wide variety of vocational courses which are designed to deliver workplace specific skills. You can study by progressing upwards though the levels, expanding your practical skills and knowledge to improve your work readiness. You can generally start a vocational course in either Term 1 or 2.

Our certificate and diploma courses can also provide a pathway into selected bachelor courses at CQUniversity if you do not meet the entry requirements.

Explore your study options at www.cqu.edu.au/international-students.

START UNI NOW (SUN)
SUN is a CQUniversity initiative that gives you the opportunity to study CQUniversity units while in senior high school. SUN allows you to enrol in a range of CQUniversity units (subjects) online, which you can combine with your regular high school work.

Find out more about SUN at www.cqu.edu.au/sun.

CQUENGLISH

CQUEnglish language centres are located on our Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton North and Sydney campuses. In addition to providing a range of courses to prepare international students for academic study, they regularly conduct study tours for a diverse range of groups for over 20 years.

Find out more about CQUEnglish at www.cqu.edu.au/cquenglish.

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

CQUniversity offers a wide range of study areas to suit your individual needs and interests. We offer a diverse range of courses to help you achieve your future study or career ambition.

CQUniversity Australia has one of the largest national footprints of any university in Australia, providing you the opportunity to study at one of more than 20 locations across the country, with a range of state-of-the-art facilities available.

We’re also one of Australia’s leading providers of online learning, with the resources and support to help you succeed.

STUDY ONLINE

CQUniversity provides you with the flexibility to tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Benefit from the support and expertise of a university with over 40 years’ experience delivering distance education. As one of Australia’s largest online learning providers, we offer over 200 courses online, allowing you to balance study with family and work commitments. With over half of our Australian students regularly choosing to study online, we are committed to providing a quality virtual experience. Online students have the added benefit of accessing services and support at any of our national locations. Plus, many of our courses are designed to allow you to move between on-campus and online delivery so you can expect a seamless transition between the two.

STUDY ON CAMPUS

Each campus is unique and offers an assortment of on- and off-campus facilities and services, coupled with carefully-planned program and course offerings. If you want to live, study and play while taking in the bustling and diverse nature that is a city, look at our metro campuses spread across five of Australia’s capital cities. Alternatively, if you prefer the lower-key, relaxed pace of the countryside, we’ve got a regional campus that will suit you.

LIVE AND STUDY IN OUR CAPITAL CITIES

Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney CBD locations offer state-of-the-art multi-story study and recreational environments, the convenience of public transport options, and a multitude of dining, shopping and entertainment venues.

REGIONAL QUEENSLAND LIVING

Our regional Queensland campuses in Bundaberg, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay and Rockhampton boast some of Queensland’s most scenic locales, plus strong community and industry connections.Northern Queensland locations in Cairns and Townsville offer you the perfect mix of regional living and city amenities with convenient CBD campuses.Our Noosa campus offers an enviable lifestyle with pristine surfing beaches, national parks and fine restaurants.

STUDY CENTRES

Our study centres, located at Queensland’s Biloela and Yeppoon, are smaller than a campus. They include staff and teaching facilities, though usually don't have a full range of services, like commercial outlets or food and beverage venues.

With a strong focus on student experience, CQUniversity helps you build study into your desired lifestyle. Latest student survey results also show the majority of CQUniversity students rate their overall student experience positively. Each location has its own personality and range of social activities, giving you lots of opportunities to network with your fellow students and make new friends.

SOCIAL LIFE

CQUniversity offers a vibrant and active campus life for students right across our entire campus network. Campus activities include live music, networking events, exercise classes, free coffee days, outdoor movies and more. Many of our locations also offer a range of student recreation facilities such as gyms and sports areas, food outlets, cafés, bars, games areas, and lounge and entertainment zones.

STUDENT SUPPORT

Services include orientation to assist your transition to university life, assignment and exam preparation and support evenings, ongoing assistance through the Student Mentor Program, counselling services, support for students with a disability or medical conditions, career planning services.

Students can also access our Academic Learning Centre, which offers information, support, advice and resources related to many of the academic communication, mathematics and statistics, science and computing requirements of study.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT

Together with the Campus Life Committees and Student Experience teams across the University, we aim to provide ongoing support for all international students from arrival to graduation. Support services include:

  • pre-arrival information
  • accommodation assistance orientation
  • information on Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • student mentor and leadership programs
  • career services
  • confidential counselling and welfare services
  • social activities and student forums
  • care arrangements for students under 18 years of age
  • students with families
  • going home program after completion of studies.

INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

The International Student Scholarship and the International Student Scholarship – Regional are CQUniversity’s merit-based scholarships that awards successful recipients with a reduction in their tuition fees. Other scholarships are available through the Australian government and external organisations:

  • Australia Awards
  • Endeavour Awards
  • Research Training Program
  • Ministry of Religious Affairs Indonesia.

Find out more at www.cqu.edu.au/scholarships.

ACCOMMODATION

It is important to find the right place to live so you can focus on your studies. You can choose from a range of accommodation options to suit your needs and budget.

Homestay

Our preferred homestay provider is Australian Homestay Network who will facilitate the arrangement and ensure you have a welcoming, safe and enjoyable experience.

Student Accommodation

Student One is the preferred accommodation provider for CQUniversity students in Brisbane. Our students enjoy an exclusive floor only in the Wharf St residence.

Urbanest is an endorsed provider of student accommodation to CQUniversity students in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

Private Accommodation

Off-campus accommodation such as flats, houses and shared accommodation can be found in the private rental market. You may look for these rental properties through property websites such as www.realestate.com.au and www.domain.com.au.

On-Campus Residence

Living on campus provides a great environment to live and study in. It offers ease and convenience to your university life.

Benefits include:

  • opportunity to make friends from all over the world and local Australian students
  • learn about different cultures
  • save money and time on travelling to campus – no car or public transport is required
  • increased safety with campus security and individually keyed rooms
  • opportunity to get involved with social, community and cultural activities
  • on-site manager and 24-hour live in staff
  • access to Residential Life team for ongoing pastoral care
  • reduced fees for gym membership.

Find out more about student life at CQUniversity Australia at cqu.edu.au/student-life.

CQUniversity Australia offers a wide variety of TAFE and university qualifications with seamless pathways between short courses, certificates and diplomas, through to undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degrees to help you be what you want to be.

Explore your options and discover everything you need to know about how to apply at www.cqu.edu.au/international-students.


At CQUniversity Australia, our courses are designed in collaboration with industry, allowing you to graduate work-ready. Our alumni experience outstanding graduate outcomes year-on-year, with more CQUniversity students finding full-time employment and earning higher salaries compared to national averages. 

CQUniversity’s career services offer regular career support workshops and other careers-focused services including CQUni Career Connection, CQUni Careers and CareerHub to help prospective and current students and graduates of the University in their job search and career development.


GRADUATE OUTCOMES
CQUniversity continues to be recognised as one of the top five universities in Australia for full-time employment and starting salary for undergraduate alumni. We also rank second in Australia for postgraduate starting salaries.

CQUniversity postgraduate alumni earn 17 per cent more than the national average, with median salaries for full-time employees at $97 300 (national average $83 500) within four months of graduating.

The QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020 ranks CQUniversity as one of the top 500 universities globally. With more than 28 000 universities globally, this places us among the top two per cent for graduate employability. These rankings are based on graduate employment rates, employer-student connections, university-employer partnerships, alumni outcomes and a university's reputation among employers.

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University highlights

Central Queensland University (CQUniversity Australia) is one of the top Public universities in , . It is ranked #601-650 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2017
    #601-650
  • 2018
    #601-650
  • 2019
    #601-650
  • 2020
    #601-650
  • 2021
    #591-600
  • 2022
    #601-650

Ranking criteria

6.6
Academic Reputation
10
Citations per Faculty
12.1
Employer Reputation
20.3
Faculty Student Ratio
95.7
International Faculty Ratio
98.2
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
9,725

42%
58%

International students
3,884

88%
12%

Total faculty staff
753

294
459

Total students
9,725

42%
58%

International students
3,884

88%
12%

Total faculty staff
753

459
294
2021
QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

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