About CDU

CDU is a research-intensive university with a commitment to building collaborative, co-designed research support. Concentrated within the central unit of Research and Innovation, we provide high-quality support and administration of research and consultancy projects, from conception to completion.


About CDU International College

UP Education in partnership with Charles Darwin University, is a leading provider of pathway programs, and our highly experienced, qualified teachers.

Programmes Offered

  • Foundation Studies Programme
  • First Year Diploma Programme
  • International Masters Preparation
  • International Masters Qualifying


Leader in online learning

CDU has been delivering courses online for almost 20 years

Dual-sector university

From Vocational Education and Training (VET), undergraduate courses to postgraduate and higher degrees by research (HE)

The only university in NT

Which lead to high employability after student graduate

High graduate salary outcomes

  • CDU is ranked 1st for Graduate Salary in Australia*

The release of the 2020 Good Universities Guide has seen CDU ranked 1st out of 39 Australian Higher Education Institutions for Graduate Salary. CDU achieved a rating of five stars with a median graduate salary of $65,200.

  • CDU is ranked 2nd for Graduate Employment in Australia*

The release of the 2020 Good Universities Guide has seen CDU ranked 2nd out of 39 Australian Higher Education Institutions for full-time Graduate Employment. This rating measures the proportion of graduates who were employed full time four months after completing their course. CDU achieved a rating of five stars with a full-time Graduate Employment rate of 83%.

*The Good Universities Guide 2020

Over 100 Courses Available


CDU is a dual-sector university, which means you will find the right study pathway for you, from Vocational Education and Training (VET) and undergraduate courses to postgraduate and higher degrees by research with over 100 courses of different study areas for you to choose from.

  • Accounting
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Community Services and Social Work
  • Creative Arts and Design
  • Culinary Arts
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Hair and Beauty Services
  • Health
  • Humanitarian, Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Indigenous Knowledges
  • IT and Network Engineering
  • Languages
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Nursing & Midwifery
  • Primary Industries
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Science Environmental Science & Management
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Trades

 

And many other course..
Register for the Charles Darwin University Virtual Fair to find out more!

The Bachelor of Accounting prepares you with professional skills to become an accountant or work in a range of roles that rely on accounting knowledge.

The course develops your communication, presentation and problem-solving skills. You will learn about financial accounting, management accounting, auditing, taxation, business law, corporate law, and finance.

You can also choose to study business units to complement your personal interests and career options. Or, you may choose electives from other areas, including language studies, anthropology, history, social science, indigenous studies, applied science and engineering.

Career opportunities
Completing a Bachelor of Accounting can lead to a wide range of career opportunities in small, medium and large organisations. As a graduate, you may become a financial accountant, management accountant, financial auditor, tax auditor/preparer, financial/business analyst, or work in a large multinational company or “Big Four” accounting firm. Or, you could run your own businesses, work in a small local accounting firm, or work in other areas of business management.

Professional recognition
As a graduate of the Bachelor of Accounting, you’ll be eligible to apply for membership of CPA Australia, The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the U.K.

The Bachelor of Arts is a highly flexible, new-age degree featuring a choice of nine majors, each offering a unique perspective on the world around you and your role in it. You’ll learn how to improve your decision making, generate new ideas, and think critically and creatively. At a time when some jobs are disappearing, others are evolving and new jobs are emerging, these are the transferable skills that will future proof your career.

CDU’s Bachelor of Arts develops both the breadth and depth of your knowledge. It gives you the freedom to focus on your area of interest, while also studying other subjects from a wide range of fields. At CDU, you’ll benefit from a unique focus on Indigenous leadership and the issues and opportunities facing Northern Australia and South-East Asia.

You’ll also have the flexibility to study online, on campus or a mix of both, part time or full time. With 24/7 access to learning materials and online collaboration tools, you can study when it suits you.

Choose from nine majors:

Communications, Literature and Digital Media: Explore how the digital age is changing communication, interaction and the way information is shared. Learn about social media, media ethics, creative and professional writing, and multi-screen communication.

Society and Culture: Learn how philosophy, sociology and Indigenous perspectives influence the way we think about the world and make decisions. You’ll explore the social issues facing Northern Australia and Southeast Asia and the cultural drivers that impact change.

Global Humanities in a Digital Age: Examine the impact of today’s digital environment on politics, public policy and government decision making in Australia and South-East Asia, and understand how lessons learned from the past can inform the government decisions of the future.

Indigenous Governance and Policy: Develop the knowledge and skills to develop meaningful policy and implement change for Australia’s Indigenous peoples. You’ll learn about the sociological, economic, historical and cultural drivers that impact Australia’s Indigenous policy making and governance.

Contemporary Indigenous Australia: Gain the skills and knowledge to work with Indigenous cultures and communities in a culturally-competent way. This major focuses on developing your inter-cultural practice, with an emphasis on the role of Indigenous languages, cultural sites, land rights and resources, community engagement and advocacy.

Languages and Linguistics: Learn a new language and examine the role of language and linguistics in our communities – Chinese, Greek, Indonesian or one of three Indigenous languages (Yolngu, Arrernte or Bininj Kunwok). Explore how languages are written and preserved, and offers opportunities to advance your language skills with an in-country study program.

Creative and Digital Arts: Gain the skills, knowledge and portfolio to succeed in the creative and digital arts industries. Learn about creative theory and business practices and complete a range of creative projects using new and emerging design technologies.

Music Making, Production and Performance: Learn to make, produce and perform music using an instrument of your choice. You’ll complete a combination of theory-based and hands-on subjects using new and emerging technologies, and gain industry experience through community-based projects.

Architectural Design: Explore the concepts and theories of architectural design, focusing on Australia’s north, the tropics and South-East Asia. Learn how to represent your ideas, understand space and the built form, and use industry-standard tools, technologies and architectural techniques.

The Bachelor of Business provides a flexible qualification where you can develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of business and commerce through global and local contexts. You will be supported to be innovative thinkers and able to meet the challenges of a changing business world.

This student-centred course provides you with the career and professional skills needed in a variety of business fields. Communication, presentation and problem-solving skills are emphasised throughout the course. You will be supported to develop fundamental business knowledge and understanding, with the opportunity to specialise in particular areas of interest.

You can specialise in your chosen area of interest by selecting from the following single or double majors:

  • Strategic Marketing and Communication
  • International Management and Logistics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Strategic Marketing and Communication, and International Management and Logistics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Strategic Marketing and Communication
  • International Management and Logistics, and Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The course is fully flexible, with full or part time study options. You can study online from anywhere or face-to-face on-campus. The course is suitable for a broad range of students who are seeking a successful career in business.

This course meets the needs of industry and the community. You will have a wide choice of units based upon your personal and career interests.

The Bachelor of Computer Science will prepare you to be part of a continually evolving and diverse field, developing new applications and systems to improve the modern world.

You will develop skills and knowledge in the technical principles and applications of computer science as well as strengthen your problem solving, decision making and communication skills making you a confident and competent candidate for a role in the IT industry.

Career opportunities
Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities as a computer scientist in the government, private companies and non-government organisations in areas such as web design and development, games developer, networking and application development, analyst, consultant, UX specialist, programmer, SEO specialist, database administrator, or business analyst.

Professional recognition
The Bachelor of Computer Science is accredited by Australia Computer Society at the level of professional practice in ICT and therefore recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

The Bachelor of Digital Enterprise is a flexible, cutting-edge degree that combines management, marketing and information technology. It will give you a powerful, modern skillset in today’s competitive, global business environment.

During the course, you’ll combine practical and theory-based learning to develop knowledge and skills in:

  • global management and marketing
  • social and mobile aspects of business
  • digital product innovation and development
  • data and business analytics.

This focused combination of skills will equip you to strategically design and manage successful businesses, and give you a unique professional advantage.

You’ll have the flexibility to tailor your studies to suit your goals. In addition to studying an important set of core subjects, you’ll choose from a wide range of elective subjects in business and IT.

Career opportunities
As a Bachelor of Digital Enterprise graduate, you will have the knowledge to pursue a career in digital enterprise, with specialised skills in innovation and the management of digital businesses. Career opportunities also exist within web design, programming, entrepreneurship, and ICT analytics.

Professional recognition
The Bachelor of Digital Enterprise will be accredited by Australia Computer Society at the level of professional practice in ICT and therefore recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

The Bachelor of Engineering Science will provide you with the necessary scientific knowledge that underpins your engineering discipline, followed by a specialist knowledge of the theory and practice of civil and structural, electrical and electronics, and mechanical engineering.

The course will help you to develop skills for the planning and execution of engineering projects.

The course specifically offers extensive hands-on practical experience, which will help you in your future career as an engineering technologist. Essential engineering skills including innovation, creativity, management and teamwork are also features of the course.

This course was developed in consultation with and is supported by industry leaders. You graduate with a sound foundation of engineering knowledge which directly aligns with international industry requirements.

You can combine this course with the two-year Master of Engineering as an accredited pathway towards becoming a professional engineer. This pathway is similar to engineering programs offered in Europe and is an alternative to the traditional four-year Bachelor of Engineering Honours course.

As a civil and structural engineering technologist, you will be able to work with other engineers and technologists on the design and maintenance of structures for the modern world. Key areas include water resources, roads and traffic, bridges and marine structures. Your studies will focus on developing sustainable and ethical civil and structural solutions in areas such as structural engineering, water and its uses and the principles of sustainability.

As an engineering technologist in the electrical and electronics industry, you will be able to work together with engineers and technologists on the design, automation and control of the devices which make modern life convenient. You are involved in electronics, telecommunications, biomedical applications and power generation and distribution, including renewable energy.

As a mechanical engineering technologist, you will be able to collaborate with other engineers and technologists in the design and build of large and small devices which improve transportation and provide affordable manufacturing and production solutions. Key areas include mechatronics, robotics, biomechanical applications, aeroplanes, cars, pumps and pipelines.

Professional recognition

ENGINEERS AUSTRALIA

The Bachelor of Engineering Science (Civil and Structural) is accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of engineering technologist and therefore recognised internationally under the Sydney Accord.

The Bachelor of Engineering Science (Chemical), Bachelor of Engineering Science (Electrical and Electronics), and Bachelor of Engineering Science (Mechanical) of this combined course are provisionally accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of engineering technologist.

Note: Engineers Australia initially gives provisional accreditation for new engineering courses – full accreditation can only be obtained after the first students have graduated.

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science will equip you with the knowledge and skills to work as a health professional

Your studies will enable you to work with people who are healthy (including athletes) or physically challenged (including the aged and injured), to improve their health and fitness, enhance their physical performance and prevent and rehabilitate injuries.

You will combine your academic studies with practical experience with opportunities to get out of the classroom and into the field in professional placements.

You will be able to choose three specialist elective units from Flinders University if you are considering further postgraduate qualifications in physiotherapy.

Career opportunities
As an Exercise and Sport Science graduate, you may have diverse employment opportunities in health and fitness, and sports industry.

Professional recognition
You can apply as individual members to the following associations: Australian Council for Health Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER), Sports Medicine Australia (SMA), The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences and European College of Sports Science (ECSS).

With a goal to keep our populations healthy, the demand for more health professionals with a broad skill set is increasing. The Bachelor of Health Science from Charles Darwin University provides the skills to fill the gap in the Australian health care system and prepares you for working in a multidisciplinary health industry. The Bachelor of Health Science has strong health industry connections and course content which leads to work in areas including environmental officers , health policy and research, health and wellbeing or health promotion. This course offers a pathway into master level studies so you can pursue a career in occupational therapy, health research or public health.

A core part of the course is the community project which provides opportunity to put your knowledge into practice supported by CDU academic staff. You will have access to international study opportunities and our course offers both an Indigenous and international support lecturer.

As a graduate, you will be ready to make a positive difference to health across local, rural and remote Australia and beyond.

Career opportunities
Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities in areas such as health promotion, health services management, and public health.

Professional recognition
Students are eligible to apply for membership with the following professional associations: The Australian Health Promotion Association and the Public Health Association of Australia.

The Bachelor of Information Technology will prepare you to be responsible for more than just systems or software; you will be developing creative and innovative technologies for the modern world.

Throughout your studies, you will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as web design and development, networking, application development and systems.

You will also be encouraged to be an open-minded problem solver, a creative thinker as well as an engaging communicator, which will help progress your career in the IT industry.

Study opportunities are also provided to assist students to undertake sought-after industry modules, including Cisco and Microsoft certificates.

Career opportunities
Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities as an information technology specialist in government, private companies and non-government organisations (NGO) as a web designer and developer, networking and application developer, system analyst, consultant, programmer, SEO specialist, database administrator and project manager.

Professional recognition
Graduates are eligible for membership of the Australian Computer Society (ACS) at Professional Level.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) develops the key attributes and skills you need to move into senior and middle management positions in business, industry and the public sector. It complements your existing qualifications and experience, giving you an opportunity to learn more about:

  • accounting for managers
  • business research
  • decision making
  • communication
  • negotiation and conflict resolution
  • economics for managers
  • organisational behaviour
  • organisational strategy and leadership
  • fundamentals of management.

At CDU, you can study an MBA online or on campus to suit your lifestyle. You can also tailor your studies to suit your goals, with options to design your coursework around your areas of interest.

The Master of Data Science will further develop your technical and analytical skills needed to manage and interpret useful insights from massive data sets.

This qualification complements the following multi-disciplinary areas:

  • computer science
  • information technology
  • information systems
  • statistics
  • mathematics
  • engineering or a program with substantial quantitative competencies.

Your coursework will also include a project-based assessment allowing you to focus on what you are passionate about.

The Master of Engineering will build on your previous knowledge and encourage you to develop a deeper and integrated understanding of the scientific and engineering principles of your engineering discipline. You will also be prompted to build leadership and research skills for the development of engineering or research projects.

This course specifically offers hands-on, practical experience, which will help you in your future career as a professional engineer. Special emphasis is placed on the themes of sustainability, creativity, teamwork, design, research and leadership. This course was developed in consultation with and is supported by, industry leaders. You’ll graduate with the foundation of engineering knowledge which directly aligns with international industry requirements.

As a professional civil and structural engineer, you will continuously be challenging traditional civil and construction methods with creativity and innovation to help design and manage structures for the modern world. Key areas include structures, water resources, roads and traffic, bridges and marine structures.

As a professional engineer in the electrical and electronics industry, you will be able to contribute significantly to the design, automation and control of devices which make modern life convenient. You will be involved in electronics, telecommunications, biomedical applications, power generation and distribution, including renewable energy. You will develop skills in communication methods, electronic control systems and power engineering, together with a background of
sustainable engineering principles.

As a professional mechanical engineer, you will be able to make significant contributions to the design and development of machinery to improve transportation, and to provide affordable solutions for manufacturing and industrial production. Key areas include mechatronics, robotics, biomechanical applications, aeroplanes, cars, pumps and pipelines.

Professional recognition

ENGINEERS AUSTRALIA

The Master of Engineering is accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer and therefore recognised internationally under the Washington Accord.

The Master of Professional Accounting complements your non-accounting or partial accounting, or accounting but not equivalent to Australian accounting qualifications to meet the entry requirements for membership of CPA Australia and The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

The course focuses on the knowledge and skills required for practice as a certified practising accountant or chartered accountant along with effective management, accountability and control, and effective decision-making for financial success.

You will develop technical and conceptual skills required to become a competent accountant as well as abilities to analyse, criticise and synthesise various accounting and related principles, methods and techniques.

Key study areas include: financial accounting, management accounting, accounting theory, information system/technology, auditing, taxation, finance, company law, and corporate law.

Career opportunities
Completing a Master of Professional Accounting with relevant work experience can lead to a wide range of career opportunities in small, medium and large organisations. As a graduate, you may become a financial accountant, management accountant, financial auditor, tax auditor/preparer, business/financial analyst, or work in a large multinational company or ‘Big Four’ accounting firm. Or, you could run your own businesses, work in a small local accounting firm, or work in other areas of business management.

Professional recognition
This is a conversion course that enables graduates with non-accounting or partial accounting backgrounds to meet the entry requirements for membership of CPA Australia, The Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the UK.

The Bachelor of Accounting prepares you with professional skills to become an accountant or work in a range of roles that rely on accounting knowledge.

The course develops your communication, presentation and problem-solving skills. You will learn about financial accounting, management accounting, auditing, taxation, business law, corporate law, and finance.

You can also choose to study business units to complement your personal interests and career options. Or, you may choose electives from other areas, including language studies, anthropology, history, social science, indigenous studies, applied science and engineering.

Career opportunities
Completing a Bachelor of Accounting can lead to a wide range of career opportunities in small, medium and large organisations. As a graduate, you may become a financial accountant, management accountant, financial auditor, tax auditor/preparer, financial/business analyst, or work in a large multinational company or “Big Four” accounting firm. Or, you could run your own businesses, work in a small local accounting firm, or work in other areas of business management.

Professional recognition
As a graduate of the Bachelor of Accounting, you’ll be eligible to apply for membership of CPA Australia, The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the U.K.

The Bachelor of Arts is a highly flexible, new-age degree featuring a choice of nine majors, each offering a unique perspective on the world around you and your role in it. You’ll learn how to improve your decision making, generate new ideas, and think critically and creatively. At a time when some jobs are disappearing, others are evolving and new jobs are emerging, these are the transferable skills that will future proof your career.

CDU’s Bachelor of Arts develops both the breadth and depth of your knowledge. It gives you the freedom to focus on your area of interest, while also studying other subjects from a wide range of fields. At CDU, you’ll benefit from a unique focus on Indigenous leadership and the issues and opportunities facing Northern Australia and South-East Asia.

You’ll also have the flexibility to study online, on campus or a mix of both, part time or full time. With 24/7 access to learning materials and online collaboration tools, you can study when it suits you.

Choose from nine majors:

Communications, Literature and Digital Media: Explore how the digital age is changing communication, interaction and the way information is shared. Learn about social media, media ethics, creative and professional writing, and multi-screen communication.

Society and Culture: Learn how philosophy, sociology and Indigenous perspectives influence the way we think about the world and make decisions. You’ll explore the social issues facing Northern Australia and Southeast Asia and the cultural drivers that impact change.

Global Humanities in a Digital Age: Examine the impact of today’s digital environment on politics, public policy and government decision making in Australia and South-East Asia, and understand how lessons learned from the past can inform the government decisions of the future.

Indigenous Governance and Policy: Develop the knowledge and skills to develop meaningful policy and implement change for Australia’s Indigenous peoples. You’ll learn about the sociological, economic, historical and cultural drivers that impact Australia’s Indigenous policy making and governance.

Contemporary Indigenous Australia: Gain the skills and knowledge to work with Indigenous cultures and communities in a culturally-competent way. This major focuses on developing your inter-cultural practice, with an emphasis on the role of Indigenous languages, cultural sites, land rights and resources, community engagement and advocacy.

Languages and Linguistics: Learn a new language and examine the role of language and linguistics in our communities – Chinese, Greek, Indonesian or one of three Indigenous languages (Yolngu, Arrernte or Bininj Kunwok). Explore how languages are written and preserved, and offers opportunities to advance your language skills with an in-country study program.

Creative and Digital Arts: Gain the skills, knowledge and portfolio to succeed in the creative and digital arts industries. Learn about creative theory and business practices and complete a range of creative projects using new and emerging design technologies.

Music Making, Production and Performance: Learn to make, produce and perform music using an instrument of your choice. You’ll complete a combination of theory-based and hands-on subjects using new and emerging technologies, and gain industry experience through community-based projects.

Architectural Design: Explore the concepts and theories of architectural design, focusing on Australia’s north, the tropics and South-East Asia. Learn how to represent your ideas, understand space and the built form, and use industry-standard tools, technologies and architectural techniques.

The Bachelor of Business provides a flexible qualification where you can develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of business and commerce through global and local contexts. You will be supported to be innovative thinkers and able to meet the challenges of a changing business world.

This student-centred course provides you with the career and professional skills needed in a variety of business fields. Communication, presentation and problem-solving skills are emphasised throughout the course. You will be supported to develop fundamental business knowledge and understanding, with the opportunity to specialise in particular areas of interest.

You can specialise in your chosen area of interest by selecting from the following single or double majors:

  • Strategic Marketing and Communication
  • International Management and Logistics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Strategic Marketing and Communication, and International Management and Logistics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Strategic Marketing and Communication
  • International Management and Logistics, and Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The course is fully flexible, with full or part time study options. You can study online from anywhere or face-to-face on-campus. The course is suitable for a broad range of students who are seeking a successful career in business.

This course meets the needs of industry and the community. You will have a wide choice of units based upon your personal and career interests.

The Bachelor of Computer Science will prepare you to be part of a continually evolving and diverse field, developing new applications and systems to improve the modern world.

You will develop skills and knowledge in the technical principles and applications of computer science as well as strengthen your problem solving, decision making and communication skills making you a confident and competent candidate for a role in the IT industry.

Career opportunities
Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities as a computer scientist in the government, private companies and non-government organisations in areas such as web design and development, games developer, networking and application development, analyst, consultant, UX specialist, programmer, SEO specialist, database administrator, or business analyst.

Professional recognition
The Bachelor of Computer Science is accredited by Australia Computer Society at the level of professional practice in ICT and therefore recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

The Bachelor of Digital Enterprise is a flexible, cutting-edge degree that combines management, marketing and information technology. It will give you a powerful, modern skillset in today’s competitive, global business environment.

During the course, you’ll combine practical and theory-based learning to develop knowledge and skills in:

  • global management and marketing
  • social and mobile aspects of business
  • digital product innovation and development
  • data and business analytics.

This focused combination of skills will equip you to strategically design and manage successful businesses, and give you a unique professional advantage.

You’ll have the flexibility to tailor your studies to suit your goals. In addition to studying an important set of core subjects, you’ll choose from a wide range of elective subjects in business and IT.

Career opportunities
As a Bachelor of Digital Enterprise graduate, you will have the knowledge to pursue a career in digital enterprise, with specialised skills in innovation and the management of digital businesses. Career opportunities also exist within web design, programming, entrepreneurship, and ICT analytics.

Professional recognition
The Bachelor of Digital Enterprise will be accredited by Australia Computer Society at the level of professional practice in ICT and therefore recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

The Bachelor of Engineering Science will provide you with the necessary scientific knowledge that underpins your engineering discipline, followed by a specialist knowledge of the theory and practice of civil and structural, electrical and electronics, and mechanical engineering.

The course will help you to develop skills for the planning and execution of engineering projects.

The course specifically offers extensive hands-on practical experience, which will help you in your future career as an engineering technologist. Essential engineering skills including innovation, creativity, management and teamwork are also features of the course.

This course was developed in consultation with and is supported by industry leaders. You graduate with a sound foundation of engineering knowledge which directly aligns with international industry requirements.

You can combine this course with the two-year Master of Engineering as an accredited pathway towards becoming a professional engineer. This pathway is similar to engineering programs offered in Europe and is an alternative to the traditional four-year Bachelor of Engineering Honours course.

As a civil and structural engineering technologist, you will be able to work with other engineers and technologists on the design and maintenance of structures for the modern world. Key areas include water resources, roads and traffic, bridges and marine structures. Your studies will focus on developing sustainable and ethical civil and structural solutions in areas such as structural engineering, water and its uses and the principles of sustainability.

As an engineering technologist in the electrical and electronics industry, you will be able to work together with engineers and technologists on the design, automation and control of the devices which make modern life convenient. You are involved in electronics, telecommunications, biomedical applications and power generation and distribution, including renewable energy.

As a mechanical engineering technologist, you will be able to collaborate with other engineers and technologists in the design and build of large and small devices which improve transportation and provide affordable manufacturing and production solutions. Key areas include mechatronics, robotics, biomechanical applications, aeroplanes, cars, pumps and pipelines.

Professional recognition

ENGINEERS AUSTRALIA

The Bachelor of Engineering Science (Civil and Structural) is accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of engineering technologist and therefore recognised internationally under the Sydney Accord.

The Bachelor of Engineering Science (Chemical), Bachelor of Engineering Science (Electrical and Electronics), and Bachelor of Engineering Science (Mechanical) of this combined course are provisionally accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of engineering technologist.

Note: Engineers Australia initially gives provisional accreditation for new engineering courses – full accreditation can only be obtained after the first students have graduated.

The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science will equip you with the knowledge and skills to work as a health professional

Your studies will enable you to work with people who are healthy (including athletes) or physically challenged (including the aged and injured), to improve their health and fitness, enhance their physical performance and prevent and rehabilitate injuries.

You will combine your academic studies with practical experience with opportunities to get out of the classroom and into the field in professional placements.

You will be able to choose three specialist elective units from Flinders University if you are considering further postgraduate qualifications in physiotherapy.

Career opportunities
As an Exercise and Sport Science graduate, you may have diverse employment opportunities in health and fitness, and sports industry.

Professional recognition
You can apply as individual members to the following associations: Australian Council for Health Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER), Sports Medicine Australia (SMA), The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences and European College of Sports Science (ECSS).

With a goal to keep our populations healthy, the demand for more health professionals with a broad skill set is increasing. The Bachelor of Health Science from Charles Darwin University provides the skills to fill the gap in the Australian health care system and prepares you for working in a multidisciplinary health industry. The Bachelor of Health Science has strong health industry connections and course content which leads to work in areas including environmental officers , health policy and research, health and wellbeing or health promotion. This course offers a pathway into master level studies so you can pursue a career in occupational therapy, health research or public health.

A core part of the course is the community project which provides opportunity to put your knowledge into practice supported by CDU academic staff. You will have access to international study opportunities and our course offers both an Indigenous and international support lecturer.

As a graduate, you will be ready to make a positive difference to health across local, rural and remote Australia and beyond.

Career opportunities
Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities in areas such as health promotion, health services management, and public health.

Professional recognition
Students are eligible to apply for membership with the following professional associations: The Australian Health Promotion Association and the Public Health Association of Australia.

The Bachelor of Information Technology will prepare you to be responsible for more than just systems or software; you will be developing creative and innovative technologies for the modern world.

Throughout your studies, you will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as web design and development, networking, application development and systems.

You will also be encouraged to be an open-minded problem solver, a creative thinker as well as an engaging communicator, which will help progress your career in the IT industry.

Study opportunities are also provided to assist students to undertake sought-after industry modules, including Cisco and Microsoft certificates.

Career opportunities
Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities as an information technology specialist in government, private companies and non-government organisations (NGO) as a web designer and developer, networking and application developer, system analyst, consultant, programmer, SEO specialist, database administrator and project manager.

Professional recognition
Graduates are eligible for membership of the Australian Computer Society (ACS) at Professional Level.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) develops the key attributes and skills you need to move into senior and middle management positions in business, industry and the public sector. It complements your existing qualifications and experience, giving you an opportunity to learn more about:

  • accounting for managers
  • business research
  • decision making
  • communication
  • negotiation and conflict resolution
  • economics for managers
  • organisational behaviour
  • organisational strategy and leadership
  • fundamentals of management.

At CDU, you can study an MBA online or on campus to suit your lifestyle. You can also tailor your studies to suit your goals, with options to design your coursework around your areas of interest.

The Master of Data Science will further develop your technical and analytical skills needed to manage and interpret useful insights from massive data sets.

This qualification complements the following multi-disciplinary areas:

  • computer science
  • information technology
  • information systems
  • statistics
  • mathematics
  • engineering or a program with substantial quantitative competencies.

Your coursework will also include a project-based assessment allowing you to focus on what you are passionate about.

The Master of Engineering will build on your previous knowledge and encourage you to develop a deeper and integrated understanding of the scientific and engineering principles of your engineering discipline. You will also be prompted to build leadership and research skills for the development of engineering or research projects.

This course specifically offers hands-on, practical experience, which will help you in your future career as a professional engineer. Special emphasis is placed on the themes of sustainability, creativity, teamwork, design, research and leadership. This course was developed in consultation with and is supported by, industry leaders. You’ll graduate with the foundation of engineering knowledge which directly aligns with international industry requirements.

As a professional civil and structural engineer, you will continuously be challenging traditional civil and construction methods with creativity and innovation to help design and manage structures for the modern world. Key areas include structures, water resources, roads and traffic, bridges and marine structures.

As a professional engineer in the electrical and electronics industry, you will be able to contribute significantly to the design, automation and control of devices which make modern life convenient. You will be involved in electronics, telecommunications, biomedical applications, power generation and distribution, including renewable energy. You will develop skills in communication methods, electronic control systems and power engineering, together with a background of
sustainable engineering principles.

As a professional mechanical engineer, you will be able to make significant contributions to the design and development of machinery to improve transportation, and to provide affordable solutions for manufacturing and industrial production. Key areas include mechatronics, robotics, biomechanical applications, aeroplanes, cars, pumps and pipelines.

Professional recognition

ENGINEERS AUSTRALIA

The Master of Engineering is accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer and therefore recognised internationally under the Washington Accord.

The Master of Professional Accounting complements your non-accounting or partial accounting, or accounting but not equivalent to Australian accounting qualifications to meet the entry requirements for membership of CPA Australia and The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

The course focuses on the knowledge and skills required for practice as a certified practising accountant or chartered accountant along with effective management, accountability and control, and effective decision-making for financial success.

You will develop technical and conceptual skills required to become a competent accountant as well as abilities to analyse, criticise and synthesise various accounting and related principles, methods and techniques.

Key study areas include: financial accounting, management accounting, accounting theory, information system/technology, auditing, taxation, finance, company law, and corporate law.

Career opportunities
Completing a Master of Professional Accounting with relevant work experience can lead to a wide range of career opportunities in small, medium and large organisations. As a graduate, you may become a financial accountant, management accountant, financial auditor, tax auditor/preparer, business/financial analyst, or work in a large multinational company or ‘Big Four’ accounting firm. Or, you could run your own businesses, work in a small local accounting firm, or work in other areas of business management.

Professional recognition
This is a conversion course that enables graduates with non-accounting or partial accounting backgrounds to meet the entry requirements for membership of CPA Australia, The Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the UK.

CDU’s International College Pathways program is suitable for students at all levels of education. We provide clear pathways and easy transition between courses from vocational through to postgraduate study. We are offering three pathways within our International College:

  • International Foundation Studies Program
  • First year Diplomas (International Diploma of Business Studies or International Diploma of Information Technology)
  • Pre-masters (International Masters Preparation Program or International Masters Qualifying Programs)

These are specifically designed programs to ensure you get the most out of your studies. We want to help you meet your goals and prepare yourself for the real world.

As one of the only Australian universities with dual-sector status, CDU can offer both Vocational Education and Training (VET) and higher education courses. We believe that every learner should be provided with alternative pathways to access education and to acquire globally applicable skills and experience.

Students can qualify for entry into a CDU bachelor’s degree by completing a CDU VET qualification. CDU offers many pathways and options for your career. See the course information section for more information.

  • Certificate IV (up to 40 Credit Points)
  • Diploma (up to 80 Credit Points)
  • Advanced Diploma (up to 160 Credit Points)
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Attractive Scholarships Available

CDU offers a limited number of CDU Global Scholarships to international students who have a record of academic excellence and high achievement. Applicant must apply to commence study in 2020.

 ValueCriteria
CDU Global Excellence Scholarships50% of the tuition fee for the first year of study;
10% in subsequent years
Minimum overall score of 80% in their highest completed qualification
CDU Global Leader Scholarships25% of the tuition fee for the first year of study;
10% in subsequent years
Minimum overall score of 70% in their highest completed qualification
CDU Global Achiever Award
(No application is required.
Applicants are automatically assessed after submitting their application for an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree)
15% of the tuition fee for the first year of studyMinimum overall score of 60% in their highest completed qualification

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