Notre Dame University is shaping a new generation of leaders – critical thinkers. Focused on teaching students how to think in new ways and empowering them to make a difference, the academic community at Notre Dame welcomes open and rigorous enquiry, debate and discussion. All students, whether they are studying Nursing, Medicine, Education, Business, Law, Philosophy or the Arts, are immersed in a tradition that has inspired the world's best thinkers for centuries. Notre Dame encourages students to put their creative and critical thinking skills into practice by integrating some of the most comprehensive practical experience in Australia into their degrees.
Since Notre Dame was founded in 1989 in Western Australia, the University has grown to become a national university with 12,000 students across three campuses in Sydney, Fremantle and Broome. Notre Dame's student experience, employment and graduate outcomes are among the best in Australia*.
Notre Dame University lecturers are experts who are deeply engaged with their industries or areas of interest students benefit from this in small classes that facilitate discussion and practical, career-focused learning. Notre Dame knows that each student has their own gifts and talents, and the university embraces that through its holistic approach to higher education which prepares students for a fulfilling life, as well as a career path with purpose.
The University has received 5-star ratings 13 years in a row for Overall Experience, Teaching Quality and Skills Development (2020 The Good Universities Guide).
Postgraduate coursework applications
Applications for postgraduate coursework studies at Notre Dame University can be submitted through our online application form.
Prepare your academic transcripts and qualifications in electronic format ready to upload with your application. You can also upload any other supporting documentation you would like us to consider, such as your CV. For most programs, you will receive an outcome via email within 2 to 4 weeks of submitting your complete application.
However, some programs have specific offer dates. Refer to the Notre Dame Website for program-specific entry requirements.
Research applications can be submitted through our online research application form after you have confirmed to proceed from a potential supervisor.
When considering your application we will need:
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