Charles Darwin University (CDU) is an Australian public university located in Northern Territory of Australia, centred in Darwin.
CDU offers a range of undergraduate degree courses from nursing and science through to business and law. The university also offers flexible study options, including full-time, part-time and online education. State-of-the-art facilities, quality teaching and solid student support are just some of the few things that CDU can offer.
The minimum entry requirement for undergraduate degree courses is met by successful completion of the northern territory certificate of education (or equivalent) and an Australian tertiary admissions rank (ATAR). For students who cannot meet these qualifications, alternative options are available such as the tertiary enabling program (TEP), special tertiary admissions test (STAT) and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
The university has various support programs for international students. Before leaving home, students can check the university’s international page section which has information about the destination and the things to pack. It also has a downloadable pre-departure checklist and reminders in stall.
Apart from a pre-departure checklist, an arrival guide may also be printed by students. Contained in the guide are the list of services that students can avail of such as airport collection services, pre-arranged room accommodations, information on living expenses and a lot more. Along with all these, Charles Darwin University offers a range of undergraduate scholarships for International students.
The annual undergraduate tuition fees are $20,440 for business courses, $18,520 for Arts/Education, and $26,000 for Engineering/Science.
CDU offers a range of scholarships for all types of students sponsored by individuals, businesses, government, community groups and the university, to assist students with the financial burden of studying. There are also available scholarships that give students the opportunity to participate in paid work experience during semester breaks.
A research scholarship called the Australian postgraduate awards is also available at the university. These are prestigious scholarships funded by the Commonwealth Department of Industry and provide an indexed stipend. Additional benefits include paid sick leave, maternity/paternity leave, relocation and a thesis allowance.
|Total Worth||$6,000 in the first year, $2,500 per Semester in Semester 1 and 2 of each subsequent year|
|Eligibility and Requirements||Must be a resident of the Northern Territory as indicated by their permanent home residence at the time of applying Must be enrolled in a Higher Education course at Charles Darwin University Must have the highest ATAR Must have gained an ATAR in the year prior to commencing study at Charles Darwin University Must be enrolled full-time for the duration of the scholarship Must complete 75% of their units internally each semester Must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa|
|Other Details||Students are not required to apply for this scholarship. Eligible students will receive email notification if they meet the eligibility criteria above. Scholarships are awarded after the main January offer round. Students must accept the offer of a scholarship and enrol in their course of study in Semester 1 of the year of offer. Scholarships cannot be deferred.|
|Total Worth||$500 per semester|
|Eligibility and Requirements||Must be enrolled in a Higher Education undergraduate course Must be enrolled full-time for the duration of the scholarship Must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa|
|Application Deadline||March 8|
|Total Worth||$1,250 per semester|
|Eligibility and Requirements||Must be enrolled in the Bachelor level or higher in a Social Science course Must be enrolled full-time for the duration of the scholarship|
|Application Deadline||March 8|