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Welcome to Canberra, Australia’s highest earning city*

If you’re looking to study in Australia, Canberra is the perfect place to kick-start your career.

Amongst the fresh air, relaxed lifestyle and a safe and welcoming multicultural community, Canberra is a place where opportunity awaits. We’re Australia’s highest earning city and home to some of Australia's most educated and informed people.

By choosing the University of Canberra, you'll embark on a journey of world-class education that will open you up to global opportunities. We’re here to support your ambition, amplify your skills and allow you to pursue the international career you've always wanted.

With real world experience built into every degree and the opportunity to gain 3 years of post-study work rights, the University of Canberra is your stepping stone to a global career that starts in Australia’s Capital.

Upcoming intakes

August 2020
February 2021

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Get a world class education

3 years post study work

Studying in Canberra offers up to 3 years Post Study Work Rights.
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In the top 200 universities in the world

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In Australia’s top 10 universities

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Student experiences

Hear firsthand from our international student, Nitesh, who moved from India to Canberra.
Listen as he talks about life in the capital, how he adjusted to moving to a new city and what it’s like to study at UC.

Learn more about our study areas

Information Technology

Information Technology

Unlock a career in one of the most in-demand industries

In a rapidly evolving digital landscape, it’s vital to be ahead of the game. That's why our IT degrees are designed to equip you with the digital skills and experience necessary to thrive in one of the world’s most rapidly evolving industries.

With specialisations in robotics and artificial Intelligence, data science, cloud computing and cybersecurity, we offer the kind of hands-on learning experiences that sets you ahead of other graduates. You'll undertake industry placements with the likes of PwC, Xero and Fujitsu, meaning you'll have the opportunity to build incredible networks and graduate with a competitive edge at the forefront of your field.

UC degrees in IT:

Master of Information Technology and Systems

Master of Business Informatics

Master of Data Science

Business and Communications

Open a world of opportunity

Kick start your international career with a degree in business or communications from Australia’s capital city. Explore the science and strategies behind international business and learn the technical skills to navigate complex business or accounting environments with ease and confidence. Or, enhance your creative skills to forge a successful career in the fast paced and ever-changing world of international communications. Regardless of your study pathway, benefit from unbeatable opportunities to learn from top industry professionals and build your very own personal network of international contacts.

UC degrees in business, accounting & communications:

Master of Business Administration (Plus)

Master of Communication

Master of Professional Accounting



Pursue a lifelong career full of passion and purpose

Gain hands-on experience through our simulated nursing labs and UC Hospital right here on campus. Benefit from over 1,000 hours of practical placements from your first year across a range of healthcare settings including hospitals, healthcare centres, and private practices throughout the ACT and beyond.

Accredited through the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council, you’ll graduate with a qualification recognised and accepted in over 160 countries and kickstart a rewarding career in one of Australia’s fastest growing industries.

UC degrees in nursing:

Bachelor of Nursing

Affordable living

Canberra is one of the most affordable cities for students.

With our low accommodation prices and costs of living, we rank #2 for affordability in Australia, beating other major cities like Sydney and Melbourne.*

*As rated by QS Best Student Cities **Please note these are estimates only and your actual costs of living will be determined by your lifestyle


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You could be eligible for an attractive scholarship

You’re invested in your future, and so are we. We understand that the cost of studying internationally may be challenging. That's why the University of Canberra offers a range of generous scholarships to Indian students including:

  • The International Merit Scholarship - 10% off total tuition fee
  • The International High Achiever Scholarship - 20% off total tuition fee
  • The International Course Merit Scholarship - 25% off total tuition fee

Our streamlined scholarships process means you’ll be assessed for eligibility as part of your application to study at UC. If you meet the criteria, the scholarship will automatically be awarded, reducing your tuition cost.

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This scholarship meant I felt more financially stable. I didn't need to work part time, I had more time to focus on my studies and enjoy my study abroad experience.

Sandeep | India


Through industry projects, I’ve built connections with future employers long before graduating.

Dehemi | Sri Lanka


The University of Canberra sees everyone as an individual, no matter their nationality or culture. It is a diverse community where you come together and achieve your goals.

Jade | Kenya

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