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Edith Cowan University (ECU) Courses

Graduate Diploma

Joondalup
A sonographer is a highly skilled medical imaging professional who operates an ultrasound machine to perform diagnostic medical sonographic examinations. The demand for ultrasound as a first line investigation has increased across all care settings, creating a shortage of sonographers in Australia.
Entry Requirements

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

  • Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree; or
    • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.

    Requirements from 01-JAN-2027:
    All applicants are required to complete a Bachelor of Preclinical Foundations of Imaging Science including 640 hours of clinical placement in the sonography setting with a WAM of 70.
    , with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can apply for the course on the basis of 5 years prior experience.

    Applicants must have;

    Year 12 English ATAR/English Literature ATAR grade C or better or equivalent; OR
    Special Tertiary Admissions Test; OR
    IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 7.0 (no individual band less than 7.0); OR
    Successfully completed 1.0 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher in the UK, Ireland, USA, NZ or Canada, with equivalents considered.

  • International students and internationally schooled applicants (other than those students schooled in a recognised country) are required to provide an English language test approved by ECU with a score equivalent to the following minimum requirements:

    • IELTS Academic with a minimum overall score of 7.5 (with no individual band score less than 7.0), or
    • Pearson English Test (PTE) Academic with a minimum overall score of 72 and a minimum score of 65 in each of the four communicative skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking), or
    • TOEFL iBT with a minimum total score of 102 and the following minimum score in each section of the test:
      * 24 for listening
      * 24 for reading,
      * 27 for writing, and
      * 23 for speaking

    Note:
    English tests must be completed within 2 years of the proposed course commencement date and additional requirements may apply in relation to acceptable number of test sittings.
    Recognised countries for English language purposes are Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or the United States of America. The medium of instruction must be English.

    Minimum English standard requirements for this course may also be satisfied with one of the following:

    • Year 12 English ATAR/English Literature ATAR grade C or better or equivalent;
    • Special Tertiary Admissions Test;*
    • Successfully completed 1.0 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher in the UK, Ireland, USA, NZ or Canada;
    • University Preparation Course;
    • Indigenous University Orientation Course;*
    • Aboriginal Student Intake Test;*
    • AQF Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree; or
    • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent).
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Domestic Tuition Fees
$25,850 per year / $25,850 total
Graduate Satisfaction
84.40%

Graduate Certificate

Joondalup
Are you an aspiring or current manager in Western Australia's mining industry?
Entry Requirements

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

  • Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree; or
    • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
  • English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
    • Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
    • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
    • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience; or
    • Other tests, courses or programs defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.
Duration
0.5 year full-time, 1 year part-time
Domestic Tuition Fees
$13,700 per year / $13,700 total

Graduate Diploma

Joondalup, Mount Lawley
Are you an aspiring high school teacher with an existing degree in another field? This course will equip you to teach in WA secondary schools after one year of full-time study with provisional registration.
Entry Requirements

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

  • The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.

    All applicants are required to have a discipline-specific bachelor or equivalent qualification relevant to the Australian Curriculum or other recognised areas of school provision. Professional experience cannot be accepted as an alternative to completion of the bachelor degree. Applicants must be able to demonstrate advanced skills and knowledge in a particular discipline to enrol in a major area of specialisation (eg. a Major in their bachelor degree) and intermediate skills to enrol in a minor area of specialisation (eg. a Minor in their bachelor degree), and provide a resume, In addition to satisfying academic entry criteria, applicants for pre-service teacher education courses at Edith Cowan University must also satisfy non-academic criteria. Applicants' non-academic capabilities will be assessed based on completion of a Non-Academic Requirements for Teacher Entry (NARTE) online questionnaire.
    One or more of the specialisations in this course has admission requirements. Refer to the specialisation for more information.

    Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree; or
    • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
  • International students must attain an IELTS Academic with an average level of 7.5 or more, across the four components of listening, speaking, reading and writing; no score below level 7.0 in any of these components; and a score of 8.0 or more in the components of speaking and listening. Internationally schooled applicants may also be required to meet this requirement.

    English competency requirements may also be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree or master degree from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK or the USA, or
    • Undergraduate degree taught in English from a South African University.
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Domestic Tuition Fees
$4,450 per year / $4,450 total
Graduate Satisfaction
81.00%

Graduate Diploma

Joondalup, Mount Lawley
Are you an aspiring primary school teacher with an existing degree in another field? This course will equip you to teach in WA primary schools after one year of full-time study with provisional registration.
Entry Requirements

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

  • The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.

    All applicants are required to have completed at least one year of full-time equivalent study relevant to one or more learning areas of the primary school curriculum. Entrants to graduate entry programs must have a discipline-specific bachelor or equivalent qualification relevant to the Australian Curriculum or other recognised areas of schooling provision. Professional experience cannot be accepted as an alternative to completion of the bachelor degree. Applicants must satisfy non-academic criteria, in addition to satisfying academic entry criteria. Applicants' non-academic capabilities will be assessed based on completion of a Non-Academic Requirements for Teacher Entry (NARTE) online questionnaire.

    Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree; or
    • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
  • International students must attain an IELTS Academic with an average level of 7.5 or more, across the four components of listening, speaking, reading and writing; no score below level 7.0 in any of these components; and a score of 8.0 or more in the components of speaking and listening. Internationally schooled applicants may also be required to meet this requirement.

    English competency requirements may also be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree or master degree from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK or the USA, or
    • Undergraduate degree taught in English from a South African University.
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Domestic Tuition Fees
$4,450 per year / $4,450 total
Graduate Satisfaction
81.00%

Masters (Coursework)

If you're a professional working in the justice system or already have a Criminology and Justice qualification, this course offers you advanced training in a range of specialisations. This includes Investigative Practice, Misconduct and Corruption Prevention and Cyber Criminology.
Entry Requirements

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

  • The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.

    All applicants are required to meet the published entry requirements. Alternatively, applicants may apply with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a related field. Successful applicants with a Bachelor degree, or higher, withsignificant coursework in a related field or professional learning in contemporary policing practice or relevant professional practice may seek reduced course duration by applying for recognition of prior learning (up to 60 credit points).

    Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree; or
    • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
  • English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
    • Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
    • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
    • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience; or
    • Other tests, courses or programs defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.
Duration
4 years part-time
Domestic Tuition Fees
$36,300 per year
International Tuition Fees
$44,250 per year

Graduate Certificate

Are you working in HR, mining, finance or government, including an oversight body or a public sector commission? If you also have an interest in an investigative role looking at misconduct, corruption, bullying or any form of inappropriate workplace behaviour, this course is for you.
Entry Requirements

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

  • The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.

    All applicants are required to meet the published entry requirements. Successful applicants with a Bachelor degree, or higher, withsignificant coursework in a related field or professional learning in contemporary policing practice or relevant professional practice may seek reduced course duration by applying for recognition of prior learning (up to 20 credit points).

    Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree; or
    • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
  • English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
    • Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
    • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
    • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience; or
    • Other tests, courses or programs defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.
Duration
0.5 year full-time, 1 year part-time
Domestic Tuition Fees
$18,150 per year / $18,150 total
International Tuition Fees
$22,150 per year / $22,150 total

Masters (Coursework)

Joondalup
A joint degree with Tokyo City University (TCU, Japan), this course will prepare students to explore global environmental problems and initiatives to contribute to a sustainable society. Students enrolling in this course will be required to complete one semester of study on location at TCU.
Entry Requirements

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

  • Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree; or
    • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
  • English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
    • Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
    • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
    • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience; or
    • Other tests, courses or programs defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Domestic Tuition Fees
$26,550 per year / $53,100 total
International Tuition Fees
$38,750 per year / $77,500 total

Graduate Diploma

This course prepares registered nurses for registration as a midwife in Australia. Students complete practical clinical placements at ECU's partner hospitals, and will also have the opportunity to provide continuity of care with at least ten women throughout their pregnancy.
Entry Requirements

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

  • The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.

    All applicants are required to Provide proof of current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (Registered Nurse Division 1) with no endorsements or restrictions; a statement detailing their interest in the midwifery course including the skills they have achieved in nursing to assist midwifery practice, and provide a copy of current resume.

    Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree; or
    • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
  • International students are required to provide an IELTS Academic with an overall minimum score of 7.0 (no individual band less than 7.0) or any other equivalent test approved by AHPRA. Internationally schooled applicants may also be required to meet this requirement.

    Minimum English standard requirements for this course may also be satisfied with one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree from an approved country;
    • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent); or
    • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience.
Duration
18 months full-time
Domestic Tuition Fees
$17,200 per year / $25,800 total
Graduate Satisfaction
87.10%

Graduate Certificate

Are you interested in understanding the causes and prevention of cybercrimes? Maybe you work in HR or management and have concerns about cybercrime impacts on your organisation?
Entry Requirements

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

  • The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.

    All applicants are required to meet the published entry requirements. Successful applicants with a Bachelor degree, or higher, withsignificant coursework in a related field or professional learning in contemporary policing practice or relevant professional practice may seek reduced course duration by applying for recognition of prior learning (up to 20 credit points), with equivalents considered.

    Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree; or
    • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
  • English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
    • Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
    • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
    • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience; or
    • Other tests, courses or programs defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.
Duration
0.5 year full-time, 1 year part-time
Domestic Tuition Fees
$18,150 per year / $18,150 total
International Tuition Fees
$22,150 per year / $22,150 total

Graduate Certificate

Interested in criminology and justice? Does your job require behavioural management or investigational skills? Or maybe you're looking for career change and already have a degree in a field like psychology, social science or youth work?
Entry Requirements

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

  • The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.

    All applicants are required to meet the published entry requirements. Successful applicants with a Bachelor degree, or higher, withsignificant coursework in a related field or professional learning in contemporary policing practice or relevant professional practice may seek reduced course duration by applying for recognition of prior learning (up to 20 credit points).

    Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree; or
    • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
  • English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
    • Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
    • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
    • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience; or
    • Other tests, courses or programs defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.
Duration
0.5 year full-time, 1 year part-time
Domestic Tuition Fees
$18,150 per year / $18,150 total
International Tuition Fees
$22,150 per year / $22,150 total

Graduate Certificate

Suited to nurses and other health professionals wanting to develop knowledge and expertise in the care of older adults in a variety of settings.
Entry Requirements

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

  • The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.

    All applicants are required to have a Bachelor degree; or equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience, and all applicants must also submit a current curriculum vitae including two professional references.

    Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree; or
    • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
  • English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • IELTS Academic with a minimum overall score of 7.0 and a minimum score of 7.0 in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking);
    • Occupational English Test (OET) with a minimum score of B in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking);
    • Pearson English Test (PTE) Academic with a minimum overall score of 65 and a minimum score of 65 in each of the four communicative skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking);
    • TOEFL iBT with a minimum total score of 94 and the following minimum score in each section of the test:
      * 24 for listening
      * 24 for reading,
      * 27 for writing, and
      * 23 for speaking;
    • Bachelor degree from an approved country;
    • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent); or
    • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience.

    Note: English tests must be completed within 2 years of the proposed course commencement date and additional requirements may apply in relation to acceptable number of test sittings.

Duration
0.5 year full-time, 1 year part-time
Domestic Tuition Fees
$2,250 per year / $2,250 total
International Tuition Fees
$19,800 per year / $19,800 total

Graduate Certificate

Are you a police officer, justice system professional, an investigator in the public and private sectors? Maybe you've studied criminology and are looking to pursue some advanced training or move into a new industry?
Entry Requirements

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

  • The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.

    All applicants are required to meet the published entry requirements. Successful applicants with a Bachelor degree, or higher, withsignificant coursework in a related field or professional learning in contemporary policing practice or relevant professional practice may seek reduced course duration by applying for recognition of prior learning (up to 20 credit points).

    Academic admission requirements (Band 6) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree; or
    • Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience.
  • English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
    • Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
    • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
    • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience; or
    • Other tests, courses or programs defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.
Duration
0.5 year full-time, 1 year part-time
Domestic Tuition Fees
$18,150 per year / $18,150 total
International Tuition Fees
$22,150 per year / $22,150 total