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Queensland University of Technology

4.1 out of 5 (31 ratings / 29 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)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Journalism & Media (2)
Law (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

  • Our 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.

Research

We provide transformative research intensity and excellence relevant to our communities and the real world.

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.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
197 27
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.
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.

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

  • Students can get help finding somewhere to live with our accommodation services.

  • They 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.

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

  • As a student, you'll have the opportunity to get involved in premier and social sport competitions. Social sports include aquatics, basketball, netball, volleyball, dodgeball, touch football and soccer, as well as social dance classes.
  • The Gardens Point Aquatic Centre offers a  50 metre FINA-accredited indoor pool. The Aquatic Centre at our Science and Engineering Centre at our Gardens Point campus is open to students, staff and the public.
  • Gardens Point's state-of-the-art cycle centre makes riding to and from the city easy. It's open seven days a week, and allows you to store your bike on campus.

Student clubs

Joining a club is a great way to meet like-minded fellow students who share your interests and build lifelong friendships. We've got clubs for recreation, music, sport, social justice and heaps more, including clubs and societies connected to your course or study area.

You can meet representatives from over 150 student clubs at Orientation Week.

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

Studying master of diagnostic genomics in QUT
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The biggest advantage of this online course are flexibility and easy-access. You can study anytime and anywhere without compromising other commitments. One thing that did not work out is the lack of practical aspect of the course ie. the laboratory work. This course involves diagnosis of genetic diseases, which means knowing how genetic technologies work. Hence, having an...

Adventure in Australia
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

QUT has been great at supporting and adapting learning to suit student needs. This can be seen through their use of both online and on campus learning as well as the strong lines of communication between members of staff and the student community. As most students work either full or part-time, this takes the stress off of travelling to and from university or a conflicting...

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It was a good University

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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