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Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a 'real-world' focus.  With over 48,000 students, including almost 8000 international students from more than 100 countries, QUT maintains close links with business representatives and industry professionals who contribute to course development and lend practical perspectives to students’ theoretical education.  QUT is located in subtropical Brisbane, which is Australia’s third largest city and known for its vibrant urban precincts, outdoor lifestyle, friendly locals, superb climate and natural attractions.

QUT offers over 650 undergraduate and postgraduate study options that include extensive research programs and delivers real world outcomes for students through its provision of leading academics, state-of the-art-teaching facilities and a focussed approach to learning.

Real World Courses

QUT’s undergraduate and postgraduate study options include:

A QUT degree provides opportunities to gain practical workplace experience and valuable industry connections.  QUT was recently ranked:

  • 1st in Australia and 24th in the world for Communication and Media Studies in the QS World University Ranking by Subject (2017)
  • 9th in Australia and 42nd in the world for Nursing in the QS World University Ranking by Subject (2017)
  • 7th in Australia and in the 61-70 band globally in the QS Graduate Employability Ranking (2017)
  • One of the top 300 universities globally in the QS Top Universities Ranking (2016)

Real World Opportunities

A QUT degree provides opportunities to gain practical workplace experience and valuable industry connections.   Alumni of QUT include world-leading NASA astrobiologist and Mars 2020 mission leader  Dr Abigail Allwood and Tashi Chhozom, the first woman to be appointed Justice of the Supreme Court in Bhutan.  QUT has also produced eight Rhodes Scholars since 1998, five in the past six years.  The QUT Business School was the first business school in Australia to achieve triple international accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) and the School remains in the top 1% worldwide.

As a multi-campus institution, QUT accommodates an internationally and nationally awarded Science and Engineering Centre which incorporates the world’s largest and most advanced digital interactive learning and display space (The Cube).  2016 saw the opening of the new Creative Industries Precinct and the new Education Precinct will be opened in 2018.

The university has two major thematically focused research institutes:  The Institute for Future Environments  and the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation– the largest medical research institute in the southern hemisphere.  Additionally, QUT leads six nationally endorsed research centres including one in Creative Industries and Innovation and one in Robotic Vision.

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2014
=263
2015
276
2016
  • 38.10
    Overall Score
  • 39.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 56.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 31.4
    Citations per Faculty
  • 96.9
    International Faculty
  • 49.6
    International Students
27
2014
25
2015
21
2016
=24
2017
  • 83.20
    Overall Score
  • 83.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 90.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 74.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 78.9
    H-index Citations
28
2014
20
2015
18
2016
61-70
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 70.8
    Partnerships with Employers
  • 100
    Employer-Student Connections
  • 82.1
    Graduate Employment Rate
28
2014
20
2015
18
2016
61-70
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 38.10
    Overall Score
  • 1989
    Establishment Year
  • 276
    WUR Overall
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,961
International
788

Number of students

33,275
Postgraduate 15%
Undergraduate 85%

Number of international students

5,441
Postgraduate 46%
Undergraduate 54%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

159 Undergraduate Courses

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71 Postgraduate Courses

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