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The essentials

Take the guesswork out of applying for your chosen course with the essentials - your shortcut to starting study sooner.

How to apply

For our undergraduate, postgraduate and VET courses.

Study pathways

Learn about entry requirements and how to use your current experience to start studying.

Course fees

Fees vary based on your student type, so it's important to find the right fee information for your situation.


Find a scholarship to help you make the most of your study.

Inherent requirements

Inherent requirements are essential for the learning outcomes of a course or unit.

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    From hairdresser to midwife: Talea’s story

    CDU alumni Talea Cotte completed a Bachelor of Midwifery online from her home in Perth while raising three young children and working part-time. Upon finishing high school, Talea trained as a hairdresser but realised soon after the birth of her first baby that she wanted to become a midwife.

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    Student life

    Whether you are looking for flexible study to juggle work and family, or want to get involved with clubs and societies, there's something for everyone at CDU.

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    Why choose CDU

    Charles Darwin University is a university built on courage, kindness, openness, innovation and leadership. We are young, vibrant and internationally recognised for teaching and research.

    Your individual needs, expectations and aspirations are our top priority because You make CDU.

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