About Edith Cowan University
At ECU we are guided by our values of integrity, respect, rational inquiry and personal excellence. Our focus on teaching and research is inspired by engagement and partnerships with those in the many communities we were established to serve.
Research at ECU extends knowledge and improves the quality of life for Australians and people across the globe. Our research priorities focus on solving real world problems across social, economic, physical and environmental domains.
Established in 1991, ECU has grown rapidly into a quality university with excellent student satisfaction and internationally recognised research.
Students and graduates at ECU are amongst the best in the world, with many fulfilling crucial roles in our society. Their outstanding achievements have been recognised throughout Australia and internationally through awards, grants, scholarships and prizes.
ECU is committed to widening participation and breaking down barriers that restrict entry to education, and we are continuing our work on the enhancement and development of alternative entry pathways to higher education.
Our students at ECU come from all over Australia and the world to study in a practical and supportive learning environment that encourages students to reach their potential.
Learning that suits you
We have more than 27,000 students who choose learning modes to suit their lifestyles. With on-campus and online study modes, distance education and overseas study options, our students can take their studies at a pace that suits them, wherever they go.
Undergraduate and postgraduate
With around 18,000 undergraduates and 6,000 postgraduates, our programs provide real world training to those starting their careers and those who want to take their careers to a new level or in a new direction.
We welcome more than 4,000 international students to our University. These students have originated from over 100 countries and choose to study here because of comprehensive range and quality of courses.
We encourage international students to choose ECU and Perth as their study abroad destination. Western Australia offers a truly authentic Australian experience and ECU’s international programs can help students realise their dreams.
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