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Carnegie Mellon University Australia

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Carnegie Mellon University is a private, global, research university which stands among the world's most renowned educational institutions.



Established in 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon has been a birthplace of innovation, and a global leader in bringing ground-breaking ideas to market and creating successful start-up businesses.


  • Students will graduate with a Carnegie Mellon University degree. Your degree is accredited and recognised in both the United States and Australia. You will be inspired by a highly qualified faculty, drawing from the expertise held across the CMU global network.
  • A variety of teaching methods are employed across courses and programs including seminars, lectures and case study discussions. A course outline is provided to all students at the beginning of each course and indicates how the course is structured, the learning outcomes, the work requirements and how the course will be assessed. 
  • Classes are scheduled to meet for three hours per work. Some classes may include an additional review session each week.


  • Carnegie Mellon University graduates work in influential positions locally and around the world, including in foreign aid and development programs, major corporations and governments, and play a central role in many critical business functions. 
  • Our graduates learn these skills through our highly-ranked, internationally recognised masters degree programs which offer a flexible and interdisciplinary approach to examining societal problems from various perspectives. 
  • As a result, they learned to use technology, quantitative and qualitative analysis, as well as group dynamics to arrive at innovative solutions.

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Student Life

Campus life

Located in Adelaide, the world’s tenth Most Liveable City and Australia’s most affordable mainland capital city, Carnegie Mellon's Australian campus is home to students from over 20 countries, creating a wide-reaching network of contemporaries, global experts and alumni.


Carnegie Mellon University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. 

As well as accreditation through the American system, degrees awarded at Carnegie Mellon University in Australia are fully accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). 

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia