Why Choose ECU?

ECU is one of the world's best young universities*.

We’re young and we’re curious. We’re constantly scanning what’s happening in the world and translating this into challenging, realistic and highly practical courses that prepare students for the future.

Our programs are developed in consultation with industry groups and we focus on our graduates' employability skills.

Practicums and networking events are integral to most of our courses and students can be offered paid internships as part of their studies.

*Times Higher Education Top 150 Young University Rankings, 2018


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A quick overview of ECU’s campuses and facilities.

Fantastic facilities and programs

ECU's diverse courses and modern facilities are among the best you'll find at any university in Australia. Includes:

  • one of Australia's fastest growing Engineering Schools
  • the largest Nursing program in Western Australia
  • Exercise Science laboratories among the best in the Southern Hemisphere
  • one of only two Academic Centres of Cyber Security Excellence in Australia
  • the oldest and most popular School of Education in Western Australia
  • one of the most comprehensive Arts & Humanities Schools in the Southern Hemisphere
  • facilities for Business & Law studies that rival any in Australia
  • one of the world's leading performing arts academies, WAAPA

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Highly rated by our graduates

At ECU, we attract lecturers who are some of the best industry practitioners in their fields.

They're people who genuinely care about their students.

It's why our graduates have given us a 5-star rating* for teaching quality for the past ELEVEN years.

ECU is one of just two public universities – and the only one in Western Australia – to achieve such a consistently high endorsement for teaching quality.

We've also received consistently high ratings for overall education experience and skills development during the same period.


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