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Edith Cowan University

ECU is a Western Australian-based university committed to enhancing and developing pathways to higher education for all students.


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Studying at Edith Cowan University

ECU Online’s healthcare courses can be studied from anywhere in Australia. Find the right course for you below and enquire to speak to a Student Enrolment Advisor to take the next step.

Studying at Edith Cowan University

About ECU

ECU offers over 180 courses across multiple disciplines and has a keen focus on upholding a multicultural student population. Rated in the top two Australian universities for teaching quality in The Good Universities Guide 2023, ECU also has a five-star rating for student support, skills development, learning resources and overall education experience.

Where is ECU?

ECU has three campuses located in Western Australia.

Joondalup: The main ECU campus is located 25 km from Perth CBD.

Mount Lawley: Minutes away from Perth CBD and the Beaufort Street cafe strip.

Bunbury: A two-hour drive south of Perth. ECU’s South West campus is Western Australia’s largest university campus outside the Perth metropolitan area.

Many of ECU’s courses can be studied online.

What is ECU ranked?

ECU is ranked #529 in the QS World University Rankings 2024 and #28 in Australia in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023.

ECU health courses


  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Health Science
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Pathology


  • Counselling
  • Mental Health
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Public Health

Study online at ECU

ECU Online offers flexible and accelerated online postgraduate programs so students can fit in study with their busy lives. Online students have a dedicated Student Success Advisor throughout the course who can help keep you on track with your course. 

ECU Online’s semester start dates

ECU Online’s 2024 start dates are January, March, May, July, September and November.

ECU Online’s enrolment process

ECU Online is here to help you through the application and enrolment process. Complete the enquiry form by selecting one of the course above to be connected with a Student Enrolment Advisor who can help you decide which course is right for you, determine your eligibility and answer questions.