Established in 1991, ECU has grown rapidly into a quality university with excellent student satisfaction and internationally recognized research. The University was named after Edith Dircksey Cowan, the first woman to be elected to an Australian Parliament. It is located in Western Australia, and Courses are offered on three campuses: Joondalup and Mount Lawley in metropolitan Perth and the South West Campus at Bunbury, 200km south of the capital city. ECU also offers a comprehensive suite of online study options.
ECU courses are developed in consultation with industry, and teaching staff have extensive industry experience and networks. It’s why ECU students can expect placement opportunities, fieldwork, practicums, and networking events as part of their studies.
This approach has been rewarded with five-star ratings for teaching quality over the past fourteen years, along with consistently high ratings for overall education experience and skills development, as reported in the Good Universities Guide.