Study that fits in with your life
The world can be a demanding place, which is why we offer study options to suit your lifestyle, including the choice of studying part-time or online. You can choose from our diverse range of courses designed in consultation with industry, and with flexible study options, you can balance study with work, family, life and everything else that makes you who you are.
ECU prides itself on being relevant to the real world, and our degrees have a large practical component. You’ll undertake practicum and work placements, as well as industry-based assignments, which can include opportunities to work in our state-of-the-art laboratories and teaching facilities, or discussion of real-life case studies. We offer a range of unique courses, including aviation, international hotel and resort management, maritime engineering and motorsports, as well as performing arts through the famous Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).
With a diverse range of courses, including a wide range of majors, minors and electives, you’ll have no problem finding the right course from the following study areas:
- Arts and Humanities
- Business and Law
- Engineering and Technology
- Medical and Health Sciences
- Nursing and Midwifery
- Teacher Education
- Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
Removing barriers to study
ECU offers a range of entry options, such as portfolio entry and University Preparation Courses (UniPrep), which are designed to help you get into university. You’ll learn in a supportive environment from lecturers who do more than just pass on their experience and knowledge — they also listen.
Campus and locations
Our Joondalup Campus is located 25km north of Perth and is a short walk or bus ride from the Joondalup train station and Lakeside Joondalup, the largest shopping centre in Western Australia. Set within beautiful surrounds, including a lake and an outdoor cinema, Joondalup’s spacious parkland provides a great place for students to study and relax. The campus features award‑winning architecture, from the grandness of the Chancellery Building with its elaborate spires, to our vibrant golden Ngoolark building and state‑of‑the‑art buildings for Engineering, Science and Health and Wellness.
ECU Mount Lawley
Located in the thriving cultural hub of Mount Lawley and close to Perth CBD, you can’t help but be inspired by the artistic vibe at our Mount Lawley Campus. The campus is home to one of the world’s leading performing arts academies, the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. The campus is also home to Kurongkurl Katitjin, ECU’s Centre for Indigenous Australian Education Research, an invaluable teaching and support resource for our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
ECU South West (Bunbury)
Located two hours’ drive south of Perth, our South West Campus in Bunbury is the largest university campus in regional Western Australia, offering small, personalised class sizes and on‑campus accommodation. Courses are provided in commerce, science, health sciences, nursing and midwifery, social work, exercise and sports science and teacher education. The campus features a café, mini‑gym, new creche facilities, multi‑purpose sports courts, nursing demonstration wards, science laboratories and a library with 24‑hour access to a computer lab.
Become world-ready at ECU
In 2020 and for the fifth year in a row, ECU received the top undergraduate teaching quality ranking of all public universities in Australia in the QILT (Quality Indicators for learning and Teaching) Survey.
- We have a diverse range of courses, including majors, minors and electives, so you’ll have no problem finding the one for you
- We have a variety of entry options available, including preparation courses and a portfolio pathway, which enable people from all backgrounds to enrich their lives and their communities through education
- Many of our courses offer direct links with industry and organisations, by providing practical work placements and real work projects
- We are known for our award-winning facilities and are at the forefront of providing innovative education and training solutions
- Part-time and online study options are available for most courses, allowing you to fit study in with your work and family life.