There are five universities in Western Australia, one of which – the University of Western Australia – is a member of the Group of Eight universities.
1 Curtin University
Curtin University is a large multi-cultural university. It has a strong commitment to international engagement with Australia’s third largest international student population. It maintains campuses in Malaysia and Singapore while also conducting face-to-face teaching in a number of countries. This cultural diversity adds a rich and valuable dimension to its campus atmosphere and also prepares the graduates to live and work in an increasingly global environment.
Curtin is also fundamentally committed to providing regional education within Western Australia through a number of campuses and education centres spread across the state, but also has a campus in Sydney where it offers a range of business courses. Curtin University recently introduced undergraduate medicine.
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2. Edith Cowan University (ECU)Murdoch University
Established in 1991, Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a large multi-campus institution serving communities in Western Australia and a significant cohort of international students. ECU is considered a pioneer in the development of alternative entry pathways to higher education, helping Western Australians reach their potential.
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3. Murdoch University
Murdoch University has more than 18,000 students and 1,400 staff with a desire to discover, use their imaginations and ultimately make a difference. There are over 200 undergraduate degrees and postgraduate courses offered across a range of disciplines, including Veterinary Science, Law, Education, Psychology, Business, Security Terrorism and Counterterrorism and Nursing. The university is recognised for excellent teaching, ground-breaking research and high student satisfaction rating.
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4. University of Western Australia (UWA)
The University Of Western Australia (UWA) has very high quality undergraduates and this is underpinned by the fact that the proportion of UWA graduates accepted into full-time employment within five months of completing their course is the highest of all Western Australian universities and among the highest in Australia. UWA offers graduate Medicine. Visit University of Western Australia (UWA) to find out more.
5. University of Notre Dame Australia (UNDA)
The University Of Notre Dame Australia (UNDA) was founded through an Act of the Parliament of Western Australia in December 1989, and now has over 7000 students enrolled on its three campuses in Fremantle, Sydney and Broome. UNDA offers graduate medicine, and it is offered at both the Fremantle and Sydney campuses. Visit University of Notre Dame Australia (UNDA) to find out more.