University of Canberra is a public university located in Canberra, Australia. It offers certifications, diplomas and degrees at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate level in 28 broad areas of study like Health, Art and Design, Business, Government & Law, Education, and Science and Technology.
As per The Good Universities Guide 2019, The University of Canberra ranks number one in ACT for full time graduate employment (71%) with salaries starting from 60,000 AUD. while according to the QILT Graduate outcome survey national report of 2018, 94.4% postgraduate students from the University of Canberra find employment after completing their study. The median full-time salary of a UC postgraduate is 80,700 AUD. Canberra University provides quality education and is therefore one of the best places to study in Australia.
|Application Portal||UC Online Application|
|Mode of Payment||Online/Off-line/In-person|
|Intake Seasons||Fall and Spring season|
|English Proficiency Scores||Required|
|Financial Aid||Grants, loans, work-study, and Scholarships|
|Graduate Employment Rate||89%|
|Selection Criteria||Academic Records|
The full-time academic session at UC begins in the Fall and Spring seasons. The application deadlines for the two semesters are mentioned below:
|Semester 1||December 1 (prior to the year of admission)|
|Semester 2||June 1 (prior to the year of admission)|
Though the university also considers late applications students are strongly advised to apply within the above deadlines and also provide all the required documents to allow sufficient time for processing of the application as well as visa requirements.
Applicants should check the 'Admissions tab' while searching for their courses to confirm their closing date. This is highly recommended since some courses have an early closing date because their applications require more time for assessment.
For admissions at University of Canberra international applicants are required to submit proof of English language proficiency. The minimum ELP test score requirements are mentioned below:
|Test Name||Undergraduate||Graduate||Diploma||Graduate Certificate|
Note: As some of the courses at the university require higher test scores, applicants must visit the course page.
For applicants fulfilling the criteria mentioned below, ELP test scores are not required:
Applicants to UC can apply for a student visa to Australia after receiving a Confirmation of Enrolment(COE).
At Canberra, undergraduate students can apply for Diplomas, Associate Degrees, and Bachelor Degrees. The admissions requirements for these programs are mentioned below:
How to apply: UC Application Portal
Application Fees: None
|Course||Academic Requirements||English Proficiency Requirements|
|Bachelor of Accounting||Knowledge in English and Mathematics||IELTS: 6.0|
|Bachelor of Pharmacy||Major in Mathematics, Biology or Human Movement and Physics or Chemistry||IELTS: 7.0|
Although most undergraduate programs have similar admission requirements, a few courses may have additional requirements with respect to English language proficiency or previous knowledge.
UC offers postgraduate degrees for applicants with previous education and work experience and is a preferred institute for pursuing higher education in Australia. Each program offered here has different admission requirements and eligibility criteria. The admissions process and requirements are mentioned below:
Where to apply: UC Online Application Portal
Application fee: None
Academic Requirements: Official Transcripts, UG degree.
Supporting Documents: Verified financial bank statement, International information sheet, authorized clearance for transfer students.
Admission requirements may vary according to different programs which require specific tests to study in Australia. Requirements for some of the programs are mentioned below:
|Course||Academic Requirements||Minimum English Language Proficiency|
|Master of Clinical Psychology||Psychology degree with CGPA 6.0 or higher, CV, Proof of eligibility as a provisional psychologist, 2 referee reports, Interview||IELTS: 7.0|
|Master Degree in Juris Doctor||GPA 5/7||IELTS: 6.5|
|Master of Architecture||B.Arch Degree, Portfolio||IELTS- 6.5|
|Master of Information Technology||A degree in Information and communication technology discipline or equivalent subject||IELTS: 6.5|
|Master of Data Science||A bachelor’s degree in any related field||IELTS: 6.5|
International applicants must check the respective course pages for confirming the deadlines as many postgraduate programs have varying closing dates.
Alternative Entry (h3)
UC offers a number of alternative entry options for applicants who fail to meet traditional admission requirements. The options available include:
The University of Canberra looks for all-round excellence on behalf of the applicant, not only in academics but also in other areas, such as extra-curricular activities, social services, etc. Students are thus advised to research all admission requirements carefully and start the admission process well before the given deadline. Students must also keep in mind different scholarships and financial aid before starting their application if they are in need of monetary aid. Admission decisions are released as and when the documents are processed.