In just 25 years, CQUniversity is emerging as one of Australia’s truly great universities. We have over 20 locations across Australia, including 14 campuses and growing for international students. Our award-winning academic staff and high quality research are making an impact on the communities we serve and those around the globe. 

Top reasons to study here

  • CQUniversity is known within the Australian higher education sector as the nation’s most inclusive university.
  • The University please a strong focus on international study and outreach programs, internship opportunities for international students.
  • At CQUniversity, social innovation is at the core of our strategic vision and for many years has been entrenched in our core values.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (18)
Computer Science & IT (7)
Education & Training (6)
Engineering & Technology (4)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (3)
Medicine & Health (3)
Social Sciences (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
  • Master Arts
    Masters by Research
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Law (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



Originally founded in Rockhampton in 1967, it now has more than 30,000 students spread across 24 campuses and locations Australia-wide and is regarded within the sector as Australia’s most inclusive and engaged university.


The University delivers more than 300 education and training offerings, from short courses and certificates, through to undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. 

Study areas include 

  • Apprenticeships
  • Trades and Training
  • Business
  • Accounting and Law
  • Creative
  • Performing and Visual Arts
  • Education and Humanities
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health, Information Technology and Digital Media
  • Psychology 


  • At CQUniversity 'Dare to be Different' is the mission across our business, and this includes our research, where we seek to dare to make a difference with research that is committed to excellence and innovation, and which creates impacts for our communities.
  • At CQUniversity, we are involved in an array of current research projects. Across our Schools, Institutes and Centres, CQUniversity research focuses on our Research Strengths. 


At CQUniversity, students have access to a range of career and leadership opportunities for both personal and professional growth. That's why CQUniversity graduates are some of the most sought after in Australia.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Housing services

CQUniversity offers some of the best facilities in Australia:

  • Eight world-class research centres and institutes
  • Modern teaching spaces, labs, libraries and leisure facilities
  • Onsite training facilities including an engineering precinct, allied health clinic, music conservatorium, forensic crash lab and training restaurants
  • Well-equipped prayer and worship spaces
  • Off-campus student accommodation in Brisbane provided by our partner StudentOne
  • On-campus student residences in Mackay and Rockhampton. 

Library services

CQUniversity Library provides a wide range of online resources and services, so wherever you are you can access the library at anytime.

Student Life

Campus life

  • CQUniversity has campuses located in metropolitan cities ranked among the best for students and regional centres that are gateways to some of the world’s most spectacular landmarks. You can choose a campus that best suits you or mix campuses to see more of Australia. We have 14 campuses for international students.
  • Be at the centre of CQUniversity life by experiencing the benefits of living on-campus.
  • Remove the stress as you transition into university with affordable accommodation at CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea and CQUniversity Rockhampton North.
  • Student Residences are located within walking distance from campus and provide safe, secure  living for students looking to study in a supportive environment. 

Sports facilities

  • Sport and Recreation plays a large part in the student experience at CQUniversity. Not only is CQUni a member of Australian University Sport (AUS), there is also a mixture of gym and sporting facilities available to students at the Rockhampton North, Bundaberg, and Mackay campuses. 

Student clubs

  • The Student Representative Council (SRC) aims to unite the student body with fairness, respect and constructive progress, and directly contribute to enhancing the student experience.

Student Reviews

MIS Australia
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars
Course structure can be improved little more.
Distance education done right.
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars
I study by distance and part-time so some of the criteria for assessment may not apply, but I have found all dealings with staff and lecturers to be easy and effectual, exams attended at the campus in Melbourne were organised and well planned and the organisation of my external (national and international) exams has been seamless. The course structure is good and the most of the lecturers reall...
Awesome university experience
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars
It was quite awesome studying in in a new environment for the first time. The hospitality was quite welcoming.

Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia