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Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Location

Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane Australia

Ranking

# 213QS World University Rankings

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200Undergraduate programs

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75Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

31,600 AUDTuition Fee/year

About Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

QUT is a young university with a global outlook. We’re ambitious and ready to take on new challenges with a future-focused drive. We strive to connect our students with the real world through practical hands-on learning that prepares our graduates for the careers of tomorrow and the future.

Studying at QUT offers you a world-class education in the heart of Brisbane, a welcoming, modern and multicultural city. Brisbane is Australia’s third largest city and known for its vibrant urban precincts, outdoor lifestyle, friendly locals and natural attractions. With more than 50,000 students, including international students from more than 119 countries, you will feel right at home.

QUT’s undergraduate and postgraduate study options include:

What makes QUT the university for the real world?

Real-world courses

Our courses prepare you to graduate real-world ready with the skills you need to find a career in Australia and abroad. You can choose from more than 100 real-world courses and turn your passion into a rewarding career.

Industry connections

We believe in creating opportunities for connection between our students and industry employers through integrated placements, internships and real-world, collaborative projects. Our academic staff consult in industry and work on industry projects which often involve students.

Innovation and entrepreneurship

The skills you need to think creatively with a focus on the future are embedded into our teaching practices. Dedicated spaces are available to help our entrepreneurs find the resources, connections, coaches, or mentors needed for their entrepreneurial journey.

Graduates for the future

A degree from QUT makes you an unstoppable force ready to build, create and connect into the future of tomorrow.

Sustainability

Our vision is a low carbon future. We aim to tackle global challenges and achieve sustainability through research, teaching, campus operations and strategic partnerships. Sustainability has been embedded in our curriculum across a range of courses including science, engineering, fashion, architecture, business, law and urban development.

Transdisciplinary and transformative research

Tackle some of the biggest questions facing the planet by conducting transdisciplinary research relevant to our communities and the world. QUT offers a best practice and transformative learning environment that enables students to advance their research skills, translate them into broader work environments and engage with industry and innovation to deliver real-world impact

TEQSA PRV12079 | CRICOS No. 00213J

About Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

QUT is a young university with a global outlook. We’re ambitious and ready to take on new challenges with a future-focused drive. We strive to connect our students with the real world through practical hands-on learning that prepares our graduates for the careers of tomorrow and the future.

Studying at QUT offers you a world-class education in the heart of Brisbane, a welcoming, modern and multicultural city. Brisbane is Australia’s third largest city and known for its vibrant urban precincts, outdoor lifestyle, friendly locals and natural attractions. With more than 50,000 students, including international students from more than 119 countries, you will feel right at home.

QUT’s undergraduate and postgraduate study options include:

What makes QUT the university for the real world?

Real-world courses

Our courses prepare you to graduate real-world ready with the skills you need to find a career in Australia and abroad. You can choose from more than 100 real-world courses and turn your passion into a rewarding career.

Industry connections

We believe in creating opportunities for connection between our students and industry employers through integrated placements, internships and real-world, collaborative projects. Our academic staff consult in industry and work on industry projects which often involve students.

Innovation and entrepreneurship

The skills you need to think creatively with a focus on the future are embedded into our teaching practices. Dedicated spaces are available to help our entrepreneurs find the resources, connections, coaches, or mentors needed for their entrepreneurial journey.

Graduates for the future

A degree from QUT makes you an unstoppable force ready to build, create and connect into the future of tomorrow.

Sustainability

Our vision is a low carbon future. We aim to tackle global challenges and achieve sustainability through research, teaching, campus operations and strategic partnerships. Sustainability has been embedded in our curriculum across a range of courses including science, engineering, fashion, architecture, business, law and urban development.

Transdisciplinary and transformative research

Tackle some of the biggest questions facing the planet by conducting transdisciplinary research relevant to our communities and the world. QUT offers a best practice and transformative learning environment that enables students to advance their research skills, translate them into broader work environments and engage with industry and innovation to deliver real-world impact

TEQSA PRV12079 | CRICOS No. 00213J

Available programs

QUT is a young university with a global outlook. We’re ambitious and ready to take on new challenges with a future-focused drive. We strive to connect our students with the real world through practical hands-on learning that prepares our graduates for the careers of tomorrow and the future.

Studying at QUT offers you a world-class education in the heart of Brisbane, a welcoming, modern and multicultural city. Brisbane is Australia’s third largest city and known for its vibrant urban precincts, outdoor lifestyle, friendly locals and natural attractions. With more than 50,000 students, including international students from more than 119 countries, you will feel right at home.

QUT’s undergraduate and postgraduate study options include:


University information

Applying to QUT is easy. Simply submit an application for study through our Application Portal. You will be directed to create an account, and from there, you can start the application process.

  You will need to include all your supporting documents including:

  • Secondary school completion certificate, academic transcripts and records 
  • English language proficiency test results 
  • Passport identity page

Some applicants must apply through an agent. An agent can assist you with your application, eligibility and supporting documents and answer any questions you may have about studying at QUT.

General

2.4+
550+
24+
1080+
70+
28+
58+
176+
79+
6.5+

Bachelor

79+
176+
58+
6.5+
70+
24+
1100+
28+

Master

79+
6.5+
58+
176+
4+
550+

Location

Studying at QUT offers you a world-class education in the heart of Brisbane, a welcoming, modern and multicultural city. Brisbane is Australia’s third largest city and known for its vibrant urban precincts, outdoor lifestyle, friendly locals and natural attractions. With more than 50,000 students, including international students from more than 119 countries, you will feel right at home.

QUT has two vibrant inner-city campuses: Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove. You’ll be close to all the action with cultural and commercial hubs within walking distance of each. You can travel between each campus with ease on our free shuttle bus that runs every 15 minutes. Both campuses offer performance and arts venues, fitness and medical facilities, shops, and food outlets. Our Gardens Point campus borders the Brisbane Botanic Gardens—which is where the name comes from.

 

Amazing facilities

You will have access to high-tech study and collaborative learning spaces including workshops and simulation centres. Our Education Precinct offers learning spaces, study pods and community areas interwoven with nature and technology. This space is home to the Sphere—a digital LED globe suspended over two floors with a changing menu of visual content. The Science and Engineering Centre is known for The Cube, one of the world’s largest and most advanced interactive learning and digital spaces.

Interested in real-time financial data? Our Economics and Finance Bloomberg Lab gives you just that, allowing you to conduct financial analysis with actual real-time data. As a health student, you can work with real patients under the supervision of experienced healthcare professionals at our on-campus health clinics and simulation spaces.

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14%
4,435
63%
37%
1,997
57%
43%

Student life

Student life

You can choose from 150 student clubs with a focus on sport, culture, politics, religion or special interests—everything from Amnesty International to anime. Or start your own club to connect with others who have the same interests. These clubs organise social events such as balls, formal dinners, trips away, lunch time barbeques and more!

Whether you prefer your sport to be team or individual, social or competitive, QUT offers opportunities to represent, engage and connect through a range of sports including netball, tennis, football, esports, motorsport and swimming.


Student support

We understand that choosing where to study is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make. The journey may feel overwhelming at times, but don’t worry – we’ll support you all the way. QUT has a team devoted to providing support to international students. The QUT Student Services team, will support you with: 

  • pre-departure information
  • free airport reception upon arrival in Brisbane
  • accommodation services
  • international orientation sessions
  • academic writing, reading and English language skills
  • group study opportunities
  • multifaith chaplaincy
  • on campus Medical Centres
  • personal development programs and careers
  • social events and networking opportunities
  • under 18 support
  • advice, counselling and welfare support.

Get ready for your career

We know that a bright future begins with an experience that teaches you to question, to innovate and to collaborate. As a QUT graduate, you’ll be in high demand. Here’s why.

Innovative course design

With industry and government partners involved in course design, our degrees reflect the latest global thinking and standards.

Practical learning, technology centred

Practical learning starts from your very first semester in most of our courses. You will apply your skills in our industry standard labs, workshops, studios, and clinics with technology used by professionals, or work on simulations and real projects.

Teaching staff who are industry leaders

Want to know what’s happening in your industry or profession? Looking for contacts to arrange work experience? Our courses are taught by full-time academic staff alongside part-time lecturers and tutors with real-world industry experience. Connect with teaching staff throughout your degree to find out about project opportunities, work experience and internships.

Work integrated learning (WIL)

Work experience can make a big difference when you’re applying for your dream job. We build work integrated learning units into your course so you’ll have opportunities to work with an organisation in your field, build important networks and learn what your future career could really be like. You can also undertake work experience opportunities that won’t earn credit towards your degree but will provide valuable experience and a chance to put your studies into practice. The more experience you get the more employable you are.

Develop your employability

Developing your employability is a lifelong adventure and we are here to help you kick start your career. Career preparation starts well before your final year. To prepare you for the real world we can assist you with:

  • access to employment opportunities through a real-time, online job board
  • online application and resumé service
  • success coaching
  • drop-in career sessions
  • workshops and online modules for career planning, decision making and application skills
  • annual careers fairs and regular employer presentations
  • career mentoring community, and
  • opportunities to connect to your profession and develop networking skills.

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

7,500 AUD
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International Students

31,600 AUD
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One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is one of the top universities in Brisbane, Australia. It is ranked #213 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #281
  • 2014
    #=279
  • 2015
    #=285
  • 2016
    #=263
  • 2017
    #276
  • 2018
    #=247
  • 2019
    #=244
  • 2020
    #224
  • 2021
    #217
  • 2022
    #213
  • 2023
    #=222
  • 2024
    #=189
  • 2025
    #213

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