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Practical degrees that build successful careers

Set in a truly unique location of Australia’s modern capital city of Canberra, UC is a university like no other. Rated in the top 25 best student cities in the world*, Canberra is a bustling city in a beautiful regional setting that is sure to keep you constantly entertained.

When you join UC, you’ll be part of a safe and welcoming community. We know that money matters when studying abroad, so you’ll be glad to hear that UC has some of the most affordable student accommodation in Australia. Also, if you compare our fees, you’ll find that UC’s world-recognised degrees are on average, more affordable than other Australian universities.

Located amongst a thriving industry sector, UC has close connections to business and government. You’ll have the opportunity to gain practical experience while starting your career with some of the most reputable companies in Australia and the world.

Graduate with the right mix of skills, knowledge and experience to launch straight into a successful career.

*(QS 2018)


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Your key to a career in-demand

Recognised in over 160 countries world-wide, a degree in nursing from UC will see you graduate in high demand. Our state-of-the-art rehabilitation hospital, specialist cancer clinic, public health hub and soon to be opened aged care facility on campus offer great opportunities for work placements where your knowledge will directly translate into real-world experience. .

UC is ranked in the top five in Australia for student satisfaction in health care* and rated five stars for teaching quality and learning resources**, so there’s no better place to kickstart your career in nursing.

*QILT, 2018
** Good Universities Guide, 2019


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International Business

Become a global business innovator

With a degree in International Business from Australia’s capital, you’ll benefit from UC’s strong industry connections and partnerships with the big four accountancy firms as well as global business connections and links to international embassies and diplomatic circles.

Our business and management study areas are rated five stars for starting salaries* and our graduates are in the top two nationally for employment** making UC the perfect study destination to progress towards a successful career.

*Good Universities Guide, 2019
** QILT, 2018


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Data Science

Navigate your path to Data Science success

Study data science in the city at the centre of national decision making. Explore exciting career opportunities in some of the world’s largest IT and consultancy firms such as IBM and Accenture, public service, defence and the big four accountancy firms.

Our computing and information systems study areas are rated five stars* for fulltime employment, meaning you’ll graduate in demand with a competitive skillset.

*Good Universities Guide, 2019

UC Degrees in IT include:

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Why Choose UC?

  • Mover and shaker

    UC is a young university with a fierce ambition. Our successes have seen us rise to the top 1.2% of all universities globally and be recognized as the fastest rising university in the world. QS 2019 and THE World University Rankings 2019

    QS 2019 and THE World University Rankings 2019
  • In-demand graduates

    UC graduates have higher starting salaries than most Australian universities and an 89% graduate employment rate.

    QILT 2018
  • Exceptional learning experience

    UC students gain an unbeatable edge by learning from academics with international standing, experiencing the benefits of smaller class sizes and getting hands-on experience through Work Integrated Learning.

English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS)

The University of Canberra College (UCC) offers internationally-acclaimed English language programs, designed to suit all levels of competency and give you a better chance of success in your studies. If you are looking for some extra assistance getting your English language skills to a higher proficiency before starting your degree, then completing an ELICOS course at UC College is a great option.

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We’ve got your accommodation covered! International students enjoy guaranteed on-campus accommodation for the duration of their degree.

Plus, with UC accommodation prices starting from just $140AUD per week, you can spend your money on more important things, like having life-changing travel experiences.



Have you done well academically? For students looking to study data science or international business, you may be eligible for 25% off your total tuition fee with our International Course Merit Scholarship. Alternatively, you could qualify for 10% off your total tuition fee with our International Merit Scholarship, awarded to all international students with a GPA of 5 out of 7 or 70% or higher.

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Discover Canberra

Canberra is considered to be one of Australia’s best kept secrets. With bustling bars and cafes, nature on your doorstep and year-round festivals to suit all tastes, Canberra will keep you entertained. Leave the stress of big city life behind without sacrificing any of the big brand shopping, facilities and culture available in other cities.

Canberra has a supportive, friendly and multicultural community and boasts one of the lowest crime rates of any major Australian city. It’s also one of the most affordable cities for students, beating other international cities with its low accommodation prices and cost of living.



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