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New technology is opening up new opportunities, and changing the ways we live and work. As technology evolves, we'll help you evolve, too.

Our University

State-of-the-art campuses

Our campuses offer high-quality learning, teaching, and research spaces to better meet the needs of students, academics, and researchers.

QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a real-world focus. We are one of the nation’s fastest-growing research universities and our courses are in high demand. Our graduates include eight Rhodes Scholars, five of these awarded in the past six years.

We are an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip our students and graduates with the skills they'll need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged the world. We are transforming the student experience we offer our 50,000 students and we place a premium on the international and national accreditation of our various professional degrees.

Our internationally award-winning Science and Engineering Centre is home to The Cube, acknowledged as one of the world’s largest digital interactive learning and display spaces. We established the world's first Creative Industries Faculty, and we invest heavily in collaborative learning and interdisciplinary research environments.

Real World Learning 2020 Vision

Our Real World Learning 2020 Vision outlines our clear aspirations for our graduates and learner experiences, consistent with our distinctive identity as a university for the real world.

To enact this vision over the coming years we will continue to commit ourselves to a culture of collaboration, working closely with staff and students and with industry and community partners to support the evolving needs of our learners.

We will be charting our progress as we experiment, test, evaluate and implement new ideas while encouraging, enabling and sharing existing strengths and good practices.

Our vision

Graduates

QUT graduates will thrive in volatile environments over the long term, contribute productively as individuals and in teams and combine depth in professional knowledge with broad perspectives based on exposure to new ideas and different cultures.

Our graduates will:

  • Be curious, agile and resilient learners
  • Employ different ways of thinking, broad perspectives and evidence-based decision making to inform practice, and to imagine and realize change
  • Contribute to an impact on the world around them in ethical and sustainable ways
  • Be effective collaborators and communicators in disciplinary and interdisciplinary contexts
  • Employ digital literacies and use technology strategically to leverage information and to collaborate
  • Interact in local and global cultural contexts with knowledge of and respect for diverse cultural perspectives.

Learner experience

QUT's real-world learning experience will reflect the physical and digital nature of the world in which we live and work. The QUT learner experience, encompassing curricular and co-curricular activities, will:

  • Provide authentic learning and assessment in all units
  • Have work-integrated learning (WIL) in all courses
  • Value our learners and the knowledge and experience they bring
  • Enable learners to develop depth in professional knowledge with broad perspectives, including exposure to other disciplines and ways of thinking
  • Purposefully engage learners with diverse cultural perspectives, with specific inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge
  • Support learners to develop their professional profiles, networks, and employability to find and create meaningful work and self-manage their careers
  • Enable learner connectedness and support
  • Be personalized, flexible and adaptable to better meet learners' ongoing learning needs
  • Be enhanced through online and blended learning technologies and tools.

Strategies for achieving our vision

Curriculum and learning transformation

We will invest in curriculum and learning transformation through:

  • Using the five-year course transformation and reaccreditation cycle to strengthen and assure the QUT learner experience
  • Providing strategic support and resources to curriculum leaders and teams to enable high impact transformation in courses
  • Expanding on market-driven, high quality, continuing professional learning offerings
  • Using a broad evidence base and multiple perspectives to inform our decision making.

Staff development

We will invest in our staff through:

  • Team-based, situated approaches to capability building, to imagine, create and facilitate engaging, relevant, real-world experiences in online, blended and face-to-face contexts
  • Building and maintaining real-world currency and connectedness in the QUT workforce through recruitment strategies and professional development leave (PDL)
  • Aligning workforce planning, reward, and recognition of excellence with our real-world learning 2020 vision.

New ways of thinking and working

We will encourage and enable new ways of thinking and working through:

  • Supporting and rewarding 'cross-boundary' collaboration within and beyond QUT
  • Enabling collaborative partnerships with students, industry, and community throughout the process of change and transformation
  • Investing in and rewarding innovation, and building tolerance for failure as a necessary part of innovation
  • Creating lean, flexible and streamlined policies, processes and technology solutions to support real-world learning priorities.

At a glance

We're well known as 'a university for the real world' because of our close links with industry and our relevant teaching and applied research. Industry representatives and professionals contribute to our course development, adding a practical perspective to theoretical education.

Our academic staff consult in industry and work on industry projects which often involve students. Staff and students have access to the latest teaching technology.

2018 statistics

Student enrolments 50,800
Full-time students 38,649
International students 8,943
Total university revenue $1.06 billion
Programs taught in:
  • English (US)

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Bachelor

Queensland University of Technology

Biomedical scientists have developed vaccines, antibiotics and stem cell therapies. Focus on your interest areas and undertake a specialized work placement. ... [+]

Overview A high degree of flexibility with the option to select one major and two minor study areas that align with your interests. Develop industry-relevant practical skills and use cutting-edge technology in laboratory classes which start during the first year. Gain experience through a supervised work placement in industry, clinical, or research-oriented workplace. Be taught by science leaders who have made groundbreaking discoveries in biomedical science. Widen your career possibilities by pairing this degree with one in business or law.

Why choose this course?

This course offers you a high degree of flexibility with the option to select one major and two minor areas of study. This provides you with the opportunity to explore areas that interest you as well as developing knowledge and skills in areas of emerging priority and employment. You may also complete studies in complementary disciplines from across the university including law, business, engineering, or innovation and entrepreneurship.... [-]

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English (US)
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3 years
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Queensland University of Technology

Collect, maintain and manage data to improve health services. Queensland’s only health information management course offers industry placements during your study. ... [+]

Overview Combine knowledge in business, information technology, and health to supply data that is integral to improving patient care and health services. Immerse yourself in current and emerging technologies to develop skills in new technology, people management, data and information management and the principles of medicine and health care. Opportunities for real experience and networking with placements and site visits. Applicants who have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in health science or IT-related field may be eligible for credit for prior learning.

Why choose this course?

QUT offers the only health information management course in Queensland. The course has been designed in response to national health reforms and the introduction of eHealth systems and associated infrastructure. Employment opportunities are excellent.... [-]

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English (US)
Full-time
3 years
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Queensland University of Technology

Learn from some of Australia’s most respected nursing experts. Access purpose-built facilities, technology and equipment, and complete 840 hours of placement. ... [+]

Overview QUT was the first provider of tertiary nurse education in Queensland and has 40 years of experience and industry consultation. Complete 840 hours of clinical placement. Opportunities to apply to travel overseas and provide health services to communities in developed and developing countries. Prepare yourself for a career in public and private hospitals, nursing homes, community health, a hospital in the home, school health, pathology laboratories, alcohol and drug services, and the armed forces.

Why choose this course?

QUT was the first provider of tertiary nurse education in Queensland. Our course content reflects emerging developments in healthcare and nursing practice that have been identified through consultation with industry partners, discipline experts, and research literature.... [-]

Australia Kelvin Grove
February 2020
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
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Queensland University of Technology

If you have a completed degree in another area, we’ll recognize your prior learning so you can complete your Bachelor of Nursing sooner. ... [+]

Overview Complete your degree in 2 years instead of 3 if you have a previous degree. QUT was the first provider of tertiary nurse education in Queensland and has over 35 years of experience and industry consultation. Complete more than 800 hours of clinical placement. Prepare yourself for a career in public and private hospitals, nursing homes, community health, a hospital in the home, school health, pathology laboratories, alcohol and drug services, and the Australian Defence Force.

Why choose this course?

The Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) provides a pathway for applicants with a bachelor degree in any area other than nursing. Students are awarded the equivalent of one year of advanced standing (credit) and complete the course in two years instead of three.... [-]

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February 2020
English (US)
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2 years
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Queensland University of Technology

Develop initiatives to improve the health and wellbeing of populations. Choose subjects to match your career goals and complete 180 hours of professional placement. ... [+]

Overview Choose an elective area of studies such as community nutrition, Indigenous health, family and gender issues, health management, and general studies in psychology. Complete 180 hours of professional placements, both in Australia and overseas, to gain real experience and industry contacts. Prepare yourself for a career in health education and promotion, policy development, epidemiology, risk management, and disease prevention.

Why choose this course?

This course offers the flexibility to concentrate your studies in areas that align with career opportunities. You will choose five elective units from areas that include community nutrition, Indigenous health, family and gender issues, health management and general studies in psychology. You may choose to tailor the program for further study and a career as a registered environmental health officer or occupational health and safety officer.... [-]

Australia Kelvin Grove
February 2020
English (US)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
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Master

Queensland University of Technology

The Master of Clinical Psychology builds upon the latest psychotherapy process and outcome research findings and uses an integrative approach to training students in the ... [+]

Overview An integrative psychotherapeutic approach that provides students with a unique flexibility to conceptualize and treat clinical presentations across the lifespan. Graduate eligible to apply for registration as a psychologist in Australia. Learn to conceptualize and treat clinical presentations including relational psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and systemic narrative therapeutic approaches. Gain experience with an internship at our specialized Psychology and Counselling clinic, and with clinical training in external hospitals, community agencies and mental health settings. Opportunity to complete a study program that combines Master of Clinical Psychology in a partially part-time mode with concurrent, but staggered, completion of the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). ... [-]
Australia Kelvin Grove
February 2020
English (US)
Full-time
2 years
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Queensland University of Technology

The Master of Health Management develops students' knowledge across the broad scope of health. This course prepares graduates to provide leadership in a range of health s ... [+]

Overview Prepare to work as a manager across a number of health areas. Study specialization in emergency and disaster management, health law, health policy and planning, quality and patient safety, or a cross-specialization. Graduate eligible for membership of the Australian College of Health Service Managers (ACHSM). Choose to combine your coursework with a project or dissertation. Complete in 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time. Applicants with a bachelor degree in a relevant area such as health, law or business may be eligible for 48 credit points of advanced standing on entry to the course. This will reduce the course duration to 1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time.

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February 2020
English (US)
Full-time
2 years
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Queensland University of Technology

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