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Our international partnerships with education providers means that the University of Canberra has a global reach.  We offer innovative programs, open to new students in China, Vietnam, Bhutan and Singapore, creating important cultural and professional connections.

Our commitment to deeper internationalisation is part of the University's Strategic Plan for continuing development and excellence.

Partners in China

East China University of Science & Technology

The East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) is a research university located in Shanghai, China. Originally established as an institution highly specialised in the field of chemistry, it has evolved into a comprehensive university that covers all academic disciplines and offers a large variety of majors. The school encompasses two campuses and a science park in the Xuhui, Fengxian and Jinshan districts of Shanghai. UC has a longstanding partnership with ECUST to deliver a Master of Business Administration in China.

Ningbo University

Ningbo University is a young, comprehensive university with teaching programs across economics, law, education, liberal arts, history, science, engineering, agronomy, medicine and management. It is a major university in the Zhejiang Province . UC has a longstanding partnership with Ningbo University to deliver a Master of Business Administration in China.

Hangzhou Normal University

Hangzhou Normal University is a public university located in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province, China. It is a large comprehensive university spread over nine campuses. HNU has nearly 12,000 full-time students, including 9,000  undergraduate students. UC has been partnering with HNU since 2015 to deliver a Master of Education Leadership and Management in China.

Other International Partners

Hanoi University - Vietnam

Hanoi University (HANU) combines the best of a rich cultural heritage of Hanoi with a vibrant academic experience. HANU is an institution for foreign language training and research, and one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the Vietnamese capital. Formerly known as Hanoi University of Foreign Studies, HANU was established in 1959 and has a proud history of providing students with the very best traditions of a wide-ranging curriculum grounded in various foreign languages.

Today, HANU offers multi-disciplinary courses at undergraduate and graduate levels delivered in foreign languages, and continues it’s commitment to values-centred education.

PSB Academy - Singapore

PSB Academy is one of the largest private education institutions in Singapore. It was formerly part of the Productivity and Standards Board of Singapore. The Academy has a suite of internationally recognised tertiary-level programs for a population of almost 10,000 local and international students in Singapore. PSB Academy was awarded the four-year EduTrust Certification by the Singapore Government's Council for Private Education. UC has been a direct partner of PSB Academy since 2015 and will launch a new Professional Doctorate in Business Administration (Research) in Singapore in Semester 2 2019.

Royal Institute of Management - Bhutan

The Royal Institute of Management (RIM), established as the country’s apex management training institute, has been mandated to “impart, promote and improve professional knowledge and skills in management and public administration in both public as well as private sector in the nation” towards complementing the achievement of Bhutan's national goal. The institute was established in 1986 and was incorporated as an autonomous institute in 1990 under the Royal Charter with a Board of Directors as its governing authority. UC has a longstanding partnership with RIM which now delivers a Master of Business Administration in Bhutan.

SVKM's Institute of International Studies - India

SVKM’s Institute of International Studies (SVKM's IIS) was established in 2006 with its campus located in Vile Parle (West), Mumbai. IIS’s parent organisation is Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM) a Public Charitable Trust in India. SVKM has been established for over 80 years, operating over 40 educational schools, colleges and institutions across India including the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai (NMIMS). Student enrolment across SVKM institutions is approximately 35,000 students. SVKM's IIS is partnering with UC to deliver the first two years of selected UC degrees (known as the Global Pathways Programs) with the third year completed at UC’s main campus in Bruce, Canberra. It is expected that graduates from the bachelor programs will transition into an appropriate Masters degree at UC. In August 2018, the Bachelor of Accounting was launched as the first course in this partnership. The Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design) will begin in August 2019.

For more information, see our UC - SVKM's IIS Student Guide (PDF, 3730.06 KB).

Courses open to new students:

Course Level

Course Title

Partner Institute


UndergraduateBachelor of AccountingSVKM's Institute of International StudiesIndia - Mumbai
UndergraduateBachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design)SVKM's Institute of International StudiesIndia - Mumbai

Master of Business Administration

East China University of Science & Technology (ECUST)

China - Shanghai


Master of Education Leadership and Management

Hangzhou Normal University

China - Hangzhou

PostgraduateMaster of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) & Foreign Language Teaching (FLT)Hanoi UniversityVietnam - Hanoi

Master of Business Administration

Ningbo University

China - Ningbo


Master of Business Administration

Royal Institute of Management


PostgraduateProfessional Doctorate in Business Administration (Research)PSB AcademySingapore

How to apply:

  • You can apply online now for University of Canberra degrees at one of our international partner locations.  Please note the exceptions to this below.
  • For assistance in completing your application in Studylink, please View this Video

SVKM's Institute of International Studies:
Students applying for the Bachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design) will initially be assessed by SVKM's IIS. This will include a review of your academic record and an interview. For more information, please contact SVKM's IIS directly:
Telephone: +91-22-42335062