At Charles Darwin University, we believe your unique experiences, perspectives and opinions make us a highly ranked, new world university. You make CDU.
We are ranked a top 2 university in Australia for graduate jobs and starting salaries (according to The Good Universities Guide) and a top 100 university in the Asia Pacific (by Times Higher Education).
Charles Darwin University is a sustainable, innovative, creative and inclusive university. We offer more than 300 degrees, diplomas and certificates, spanning health, nursing, education, environmental science, business, the arts, Indigenous knowledges and more.
Located in northern Australia, we teach more than 24,000 students across Australia and the globe through flexible, online learning, at 11 campuses and training centres, and in over 100 regional and remote locations.
100% flexible to study online or on campus
At Charles Darwin University, you can study online — in most cases, 100% online — or on campus, part time or full time, and you can switch between these options during your degree.
You’ll have access to an easy-to-use online study platform, 24/7 academic and technical support, and
lecturers and staff that know how to support you from a distance. After all, Charles Darwin University has been delivering online and distance education for more than 30 years.
Graduate job-ready with a salary to match
According to The Good Universities Guide 2021, Charles Darwin University is ranked as a top two university in Australia for graduate employment outcomes and starting salaries.
You’ll prepare for the real world of work (and beyond) through a combination of innovative online learning, practical placements, expert lecturers, strong industry links and student support.
Charles Darwin University offers small class sizes, you will be more than just a student number. Our lecturers and tutors' work give you the attention and support you need to succeed in your studies. They're never more than a phone call, email or appointment away. Rest assured, they'll work hard to get to know you, and support your study goals.
Join us to build your new world. You make CDU.