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Applications to CDU must be submitted online. The process is simple, all you need is a valid email address to create your online account. Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date. There is no application fee when you apply online.

Please note: Information on applying for research programs can be found on the Research page.

The online application process allows you to attach the relevant documents to your application. Once your application has been submitted you will receive a confirmation email with a reference number which will allow you to track the status of your application.

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Use a CDU Authorised Education Agent

CDU has authorised representatives in many countries and you may use their services to assist you in the application process. Education agents are normally able to assist you with your visa application as well as your university application. Please be aware that some education agents may charge a fee.

See the list of CDU authorised representatives.

Required documents

A complete application includes the following documents:

For Coursework

For Research

Application deadlines

For Coursework

Summer Semester

2018

Semester 1 2019

Semester 2 2019

Summer Semester

2019

Last date to submit offshore applications

1 October 2018

4 February 2019

24 June 2019

14 October 2019

Last date to submit onshore applications

(including course changes/transfers)

29 October 2018

25 February 2019

15 July 2019

4 November 2019

For Research

Applications are open all year round. Research scholarship applications follow the deadline published in the Research website.

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Courses and Fees

Courses are available in the following areas:

Architecture & Building
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Bachelor of Design25,9203 YearsFebruary / JulyBDES052628M
Agriculture, Environmental & Related Studies
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Bachelor of Environmental Science30,7923 YearsFebruary / JulyWENVS1042477D
Behavioural Science
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Diploma of Counselling26,8801 Year February YCOUN1 089407G
Diploma of Psychology26,8801 Year February / JulyYPSY01 089410B
Bachelor of Psychological Science26,8803 YearsFebruary / JulyWPSYS1 077775E
Bachelor of Psychological Science (Graduate Entry)26,8801 Year February / JulyWPSYG1 096874M
Creative Arts
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Bachelor of Creative Arts24,3603 YearsFebruary WCART1096876J
Education
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code

Bachelor of Education Early Childhood Teaching

25,4404 YearsFebruary /JulyBEDEC085153B

Bachelor of Education Primary****

25,4404 YearsFebruary / JulyWEDP01077777C

Bachelor of Education Secondary

25,4404 YearsFebruary / JulyWEDS01096877G

Bachelor of Education (Graduate Entry) #

N/A2 YearsFebruary / JulyBEDGE085152C

Bachelor of Educational Studies^

25,4403 YearsFebruary / July^WEDST1096878G

**** From 1 January 2013 the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) will introduce changes to the assessment criteria for English language proficiency to be consistent with teacher registration requirements in Australian states and territories. Find out more information at AITSL notice of change to assessment criteria (PDF 35KB).

# Not available to new students in 2019

^ This course is available through Course Transfer only

Engineering and Related Technologies
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Bachelor of Engineering Honours33,4804 YearsFebruary / JulyVENG01085155M
Bachelor of Engineering Science33,4803 YearsFebruary / JulyWENGS1077772G
Bachelor of Engineering Science/Master of Engineering33,4805 YearsFebruary / JulyHENG01080421E
Associate Degree in Engineering33,4802 YearsFebruary / JulyXENG01080419K

Diploma of Engineering

(Higher Education program)

33,480

1 YearFebruary / JulyYENG01060196G
Health
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Bachelor of Health Sciences28,8003 Years February / July WHSC01 072956G
Associate Degree of Exercise and Sport Science28,8002 Years February / July XEXSS1 089399C
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science28,8003 Years February / July BESS 060254C
Diploma of Exercise and Sports Science28,8001 YearFebruary / July YEXSS1 089408G
Information Technology
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Associate Degree of Information and Communication Technology 28,2002 YearsFebruary / JulyXICT01089400D
Associate Degree of Network Engineering28,2002 YearsFebruary / JulyXNENG1089401C
Bachelor of Information Technology28,2003 YearsFebruary / JulyWINT01003847F
Bachelor of Software Engineering Honours28,2004 YearsFebruary / JulyBSENGH085154A
Bachelor of Computer Science 28,2003 YearsFebruary / JulyWCOMS1096275A
Bachelor of Computer Science/Master of Information Technology28,2005 YearsFebruary / JulyHCSIT1096276M
Diploma of Network Engineering28,2001 YearFebruary/ JulyYNENG1064418M
Laboratory Technology
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science31,5604 Years February BMLSC 072958E
Law
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Diploma of Laws25,6801 YearFebruary / JulyYLAW01089409F
Bachelor of Laws #N/A4 YearsFebruary / JulyWLAW01003836J
Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)25,6803 YearsFebruary / JulyWLAWG1085365A

Associate Degree in Legal Studies

TBA

2 YearsFebruary / JulyXLEST1046424G
# Not available to new students in 2019
Management and Commerce
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Bachelor of Accounting**25,5003 Years February / July WACC01 060230M
Bachelor of Business25,5003 Years February / July WBUS01 096273C
**Students wishing to register with a professional accounting body (such as CPA, ICAA) will need gain a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 in all bands to meet the English language requirements for professional registration.
Natural and Physical Sciences
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Bachelor of Science29,5203 YearsFebruary / July WSCI01096354B
Bachelor of Science Honours29,5201 YearFebruary / July BSCIH073685F
Diploma of Science29,5201 YearFebruary / July YSCI01075065G
Nursing
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Bachelor of Midwifery***30,7803 YearsFebruary WMIDW1075062K
Bachelor of Nursing***30,7803 YearsFebruary / JulyBNRSG085364B

*** From 19 September 2011 a revised registration standard on English Language skills has been implemented. Find out more at the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing Course at Charles Darwin University (CDU) who are undertaking units which involve a clinical placement must meet all pre-clinical requirements set by the University. For more information visit Undergraduate Nursing and select the pre-clinicals tab.

Pharmacy
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Bachelor of Pharmacy33,6004 YearsFebruary / JulyBPHAR055731K
Society and Culture
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)24,1201 YearFebruary / JulyBAH22028342C
Bachelor of Arts24,1203 YearsFebruary / JulyWARTS1096875K
Diploma of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledges24,1201 YearFebruary / JulyYATSI1075069C
Bachelor of Humanitarian and Community StudiesTBA3 YearsFebruary / JulyBHCS060224J
Social Work
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Bachelor of Social Work24,6004 YearsFebruary / JulyBSW058608M
Non-Award
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)durationSemester IntakeCourse CodeCRICOS Code
Study Abroad - One SemesterTBA0.5 YearFebruary / JulyZSA1S1017776A
Study Abroad - Two SemestersTBA1 YearFebruary / JulyZSA2S1017777M

Courses are available in the following areas:

Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies
CourseFees  $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse
Code
CRICOS Code
Master of Environmental Management30,1202 YearsFebruary / JulySENVM1075071J
Education
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse
Code
CRICOS Code
Master of Education (Global Learning)26,7601 YearFebruary / JulySEDI01096356M
Master of Teaching26,7602 YearsFebruary / JulySTCH01097217C
Graduate Certificate in Education (Global Learning)TBA0.5 YearFebruary / JulyUEDI01096357K
Master of Digital Learning Futures26,7602 YearsFebruary / JulySDLF01093308K

* Full course fee 

**** From 1 January 2013 the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) will introduce changes to the assessment criteria for English language proficiency to be consistent with teacher registration requirements in Australian states and territories. For more information about the requirements download Changes to AITSL Assessment Criteria (PDF 26KB).

Engineering and Related Technologies

CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse

Code

CRICOS Code
Master of Engineering34,6802 YearsFebruary / JulySENG01068567K
Health
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse
Code
CRICOS Code
Master of Public Health29,522 Years February / JulyMCPHTH090536M

Human Welfare Studies amd Services
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse
Code
CRICOS Code
Master of Emergency and Disaster Management29,5202 YearsFebruary / JulyMEMDM082431J
Graduate Diploma of Emergency and Disaster Management29,5201 YearFebruary / JulyTEMDM1TEMDM1

Information Technology
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse
Code
CRICOS Code
Master of Information Technology (Software Engineering)28,2002 YearsFebruary / JulyMITSE075073G
Master of Information Technology (Information Systems and Data Science) 28,2002 YearsFebruary / JulySITIS1096274B
Master of Information Technology (Cyber Security)28,2002 YearsFebruary / JulySITCS1096280D
Master of Data Science28,2002 YearsFebruary / JulySDASC1096278J
Graduate Diploma of Data Science 28,2001 YearFebruary / JulyTDASC1096277K
Graduate Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security) 28,2001 YearFebruary / JulyTINTC1096279G
Management and Commerce
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse
Code
CRICOS Code
Master of  Professional Accounting*
(Professional Practice)
31,2002 YearsFebruary / JulySPAPP1 068547C
Master of Professional Accounting 31,2001.5 YearsFebruary / JulySPACC1 085265E
Master of Business Administration (Professional Practice)31,2002 YearsFebruary / JulySBAPP1 068546D
Master of Business Administration31,2001.5 YearsFebruary / JulySBAD01 003849D
Graduate Diploma in Business Administration31,2001 YearFebruary / JulyTBAD01 080424B
*Students wishing to register with a professional accounting body (such as CPA, ICAA) will need gain an IELTS of 7 in all bands to meet the English language requirements for registration.
Law
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse 
Code
CRICOS Code
Master of Laws **32,1601 YearFebruary / JulySLAW01N/A
** This course is only offered online and not available for international students visa holders.
Society and Culture
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester IntakeCourse
Code
CRICOS Code
Master of Public Policy30,4802 YearsFebruary / July

SPPOL1 

089414J


Note: The University will review tuition fees annually and the new annual fees will apply to all international students, regardless of the commencement date of study.

Postgraduate Research

Doctor of Philosophy
CourseFees $AUD per year (2018)Fees $AUD per year (2017)DurationSemester
Intake
Course
Code
CRICOS Code
Doctor of Philosophy (IAS)22,300-25,000*19,360-22,720*4 YearsFebruary / JulyDPHIAS053291A
Master by Research
CourseFees $AUD per year (2018)Fees $AUD per year (2017)DurationSemester
Intake
Course
Code
CRICOS Code
Master by Research (IAS)22,300-25,000*19,360-22,720*2 YearsFebruary / JulyMRSIAS053295G

* Non Lab-based fees: AUD$ 22,300 - Lab Based-Fee:AUD$ 25,000

Find out more about International Postgraduate Research Scholarships.

Note: The University will review tuition fees annually and the new annual fees will apply to all international students, regardless of the commencement date of study.

VET courses are available in the following areas:
Beauty Services
Course CodeCourseFees $AUD per year (2018)Fees $AUD per year (2017)DurationSemester IntakeCRICOS Code
SHB30416Certificate III in Hairdressing14,80014,0001 YearFebruary / July094763A
SHB30115Certificate III in Beauty Services7,400*7,000*0.5 YearFebruary / July094486F
SHB50115Diploma of Beauty Therapy14,80014,0001 YearFebruary / July094485G
Building Design & Architecture
Course CodeCourseFees $AUD per year (2018)Fees $AUD per year (2017)DurationSemester IntakeCRICOS Code
CPP40115Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting15,30014,4321 YearJuly095139F
Business and Commerce
Course CodeCourseFees $AUD per year (2018)Fees $AUD per year (2017)DurationSemester IntakeCRICOS Code
FNS30315Certificate III in Accounts Administration7,400*7,000*0.5 YearFebruary / July086419F
FNS40615Certificate IV in Accounting7,400*7,000*0.5 YearFebruary / July090782G
BSB30115Certificate III in Business7,400*7,000*0.5 YearFebruary / July086809C
BSB40215Certificate IV in Business7,400*7,000*0.5 YearFebruary / July086884C
Education
Course CodeCourseFees $AUD per year (2018)Fees $AUD per year (2017)DurationSemester IntakeCRICOS Code
CHC50113Diploma of Early Childhood Education And Care21,70020,5001.5 YearsFebruary / July094487E
Environmental Science
Course CodeCourseFees $AUD per year (2018)Fees $AUD per year (2017)DurationSemester IntakeCRICOS Code
AHC21016Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management7,600*7,200*0.5 YearFebruary092528F
AHC31416Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management7,600*7,200*0.5 YearJuly092554D
AHC40916Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management7,600*7,200*0.5 YearFebruary092573A
AHC51116Diploma of Conservation and Land Management7,600*7,200*0.5 YearJuly092605J
Health SciencE
Course CodeCourseFees $AUD per year (2018)Fees $AUD per year (2017)DurationSemester IntakeCRICOS Code
HLT54115Diploma of Nursing14,662.50N/A2 YearsFebruary / July097108G
Hospitality
Course CodeCourseFees $AUD per year (2018)Fees $AUD per year (2017)DurationSemester IntakeCRICOS Code
SIT50416Diploma of Hospitality Management14,80014,0002 YearsFebruary / July090986G
FDF30710Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined)14,80014,0001 YearFebruary / July076580B
SIT30716Certificate III in Hospitality (Restaurant Front of House)7,400*7,000*0.5 YearFebruary / July094489C
SIT30816Certificate III in Commercial Cookery14,80014,0001 YearFebruary / July^094488D
SIT40516Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery 14,80014,0002 YearsFebruary / July093904A
Information Technology
Course CodeCourseFees $AUD per year (2018)Fees $AUD per year (2017)DurationSemester IntakeCRICOS Code
ICT41015Certificate IV in Computer Systems Technology13,000N/A1 YearFebruary / July095858G

* Full course tuition fee

^ These are the intakes for Palmerston Campus. Alice Springs Campus only has February intake.

CDU Sydney

Undergraduate - Management and Commerce
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester
Intake
Course
Code
CRICOS Code
Bachelor of Accounting**25,5003 YearsFebruary / July / NovemberWACC01074402C
Bachelor of Business25,5003 YearsFebruary / July / NovemberWBUS01096364M
# Not available to new students in 2018.
Postgraduate - Management and Commerce
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester
Intake
Course
Code
CRICOS Code
Master of  Professional Accounting**
(Professional Practice)
31,2002 YearsFebruary / July / NovemberSPAPP1079954G
Master of Professional Accounting 31,2001.5 YearsFebruary / July / NovemberSPACC1085264F
Master of Business Administration
(Professional Practice)
31,2002 YearsFebruary / July / NovemberSBAPP1079953J
Master of Business Administration31,2001.5 YearsFebruary / July / NovemberSBAD01074404A
Graduate Diploma in Business Administration31,2001 YearFebruary / July / NovemberTBAD01096358J
**Students wishing to register with a professional accounting body (such as CPA, ICAA) will need gain a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 in all bands to meet the English language requirements for professional registration.
Undergraduate - Information Technology
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester
Intake
Course
Code
CRICOS Code
Bachelor of Information Technology28,2003 YearsFebruary / July WINT01098299K
Postgraduate - Information Technology
CourseFees $AUD per year (2019)DurationSemester
Intake
Course
Code
CRICOS Code

Master of Information Technology

(Software Engineering)

28,2002 YearsFebruary / July MITSE098298M

Master of Information Technology

(Information Systemsand Data Science)

28,2002 YearsFebruary / July SITIS1096274B

Master of Information Technology

(Cyber Security)

28,2002 YearsFebruary / July SITCS1096280D