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Queensland University of Technology

4.1 out of 5 (28 ratings / 26 reviews) Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a real-world focus. Our engaged and grounded approach to education and research is highly valued and trusted by employers, government business. QUT is committed to providing real world learning experiences and research solutions across a broad range of fields and our courses are in high demand.  

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (3)
Journalism & Media (2)
Law (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

About

History

  • The Queensland University of Technology Act was passed in 1988, following approval of university status for the Queensland Institute of Technology. Queensland University of Technology (QUT) began operating in January 1989.
  • Since then we have grown to accommodate more than 40,000 students and offer more than 400 courses and extensive research programs. We've become the university for the real world.

Education

  • Courses give you the skills to flourish in the real world, so when you graduate you can step into your career and perform with confidence.
  • At QUT you'll have access to the best lecturers, study with the most advanced technology and learning spaces, and get heaps of hands-on experience with industry to prepare you for the real world.

Research

Our researchers are given the professional support and world-class infrastructure and facilities they need to progress their work. Our focus on sustainable infrastructure means we’re building research facilities to support the future.

Career

Our graduates are all completing their courses with real-world experience and knowledge. We can help you find your next employees among our graduates.

  • UniHub

Our online service for employers, managed through QUT UniHub, allows you to advertise jobs to our students free of charge.

  • Careers fairs

QUT hosts and participates in annual careers fairs where a wide variety of employers can promote their brand and career opportunities and network with students.

  • Present to our students

Employers can visit campus throughout the academic year to present to students about their job opportunities or to present a workshop on a career-related topic.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
186 -7
2020
179 22
2019
201
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
217 7
2020
224 20
2019
244
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
301
2019
301 -100
2018
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
-
2020
224 18
2019
242
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

You will have access to a range of free services within your course and outside of class:

  • Language and learning support, such as writing and assignment feedback, study and presentation skills
  • Maths, science and IT support, such as understanding course content, developing STEM skills and guidance with assessment items
  • Career management skills that put you in charge of your future and enable you to investigate career options while building your employability
  • Leadership and development such as attending workshops, conferences and volunteering on campus to understand your leadership style, skills and strengths.

Housing services

  • You can rent a room in a student residential complex, which usually includes a bed, study desk, some storage, and shared bathrooms, kitchens and common rooms. Costs range from $265-500 a week.
  • You can rent somewhere to live in agent-operated student accommodation, or organise your own by looking online. Rent is usually $150-300 each week. You could live alone or share accommodation with other people.
  • Another option is to rent a room from a residential college, such as Raymont Residential College. Located in the suburb of Auchenflower, it is easily accessible by public transport, and there are approximately 130 students living on its premises.

Library services

There are two libraries at Gardens Point:

  • Gardens Point Library, which provides resources and services for students studying business, and science and engineering
  • QUT Law Library, which provides resources and services for students studying law.

Our libraries have:

  • printing and copying services
  • computer labs and wireless internet
  • a helpdesk for assistance with assignments.

Medical services

  • QUT Optometry Clinic provides lens prescriptions and eye examinations,contact lenses, children's vision, and vision rehabilitation.
  • Nutrition & Dietetics offers individual consultations as well as nutrition and lifestyle groups and cooking demonstrations.
  • Podiatry provides general foot care, diabetes management, children's foot care and orthotics and treatment for acute foot problems.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Gardens Point campus: Our business, law, and science and engineering students are based at Gardens Point, right in the centre of Brisbane.
  • Kelvin Grove campus: The main campus for our creative industries, education and health students, Kelvin Grove is located in the thriving Kelvin Grove Village.

Sports facilities

QUT Healthstream Aquatic Centre, Fitness Club, Cycle Centre and Stadium meet your health and fitness needs with facilities at Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove:

  • Swimming pools
  • Fitness Centres
  • Cycle Centre
  • Indoor Sports Centre
  • Outdoor multi-sport courts
  • Outdoor sports field

Accreditation

Triple crown accreditation

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, International (AACSB)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EQUIS)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Student Reviews

Education center
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It was a good University

Practical study experience with equal chance
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

QUT provided weekly event and club event to help the student build social relation beside studying. It also aims to help students in career success in order to get a job after graduation.

My study experience in QUT, Australia
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

In terms of study, the teaching quality is good, all the teachers and staff are very nice and professional. If I had any academic questions in the assignments or practical problems in the lab session, course coordinator and teaching assistants would teach me patiently and explain some abstract concepts concretely. Those effort paid by the teaching team made me kept up with...

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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