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Charles Darwin University International College

We’d like you to be part of our community where we not only teach but learn from you.

We’ll work together to create a path to turn your passion into a profession and unlock a new world of opportunities for you with our connections to communities, industries and government.

Your diverse background will help us break new ground and your fresh perspective is what we’re looking for. We believe we’re made bolder and richer by your unique experiences, perspectives and opinions that you bring.

We believe, you make CDU.

CDU International College
CDU International College integrates international students into CDU student life from day one. The rigorous academic standards, modern waterfront facilities and comprehensive student support are available to all enrolled students. Specialised language development, a well-rounded curriculum and small classes provide the support for students to thrive.

A dual-sector university
Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a dual-sector university, which means you will find the right study pathway for you, from Vocational Education and Training (VET) and undergraduate courses to postgraduate and higher degrees by research. 

Top of our game
CDU has been recognised as a global leader by independent rankings and our reputation ensures your qualifications are recognised by employers and other institutions throughout the world.

Important Facts

2nd in Australia
for postgraduate full-time
employment outcomes
(Good Universities Guide 2023)

4th in Australia
for undergraduate full-time
employment outcomes
(Good Universities Guide 2023)

Top 100
 in the Asia-Pacific region (Times Higher Education Asia-Pacific University Ranking 2019)

in the ‘Millennial universities’ (Times Higher Education 2020) 

82% research
 at world standard (ERA Research Excellence Rankings 2018)

2,000 international students
from more than 70 different

Leader in online learning
CDU is a pioneer in e-learning and has been delivering courses online for almost 20 years. 

in the world for global impact (Times Higher Education 2020)

Ranking / Awards

CDU is the #4 Australian university for undergraduate full-time employment outcomes
The Good Universities Guide 2023 ranks CDU as the number four university in Australia for full-time employment for undergraduate students and sixth for undergraduate starting salaries in Australia. 

By study area, CDU is ranked top 5 in Australia for undergraduate employment outcomes in engineering, humanities and social sciences, law and paralegal studies, and psychology.

CDU’s undergraduate students enjoy a median starting salary of $61,400 and a full-time employment rate of 79%.

The Good Universities Guide ratings provide independent five-star performance ratings for all universities in Australia. These are based on student-relevant criteria such as graduate salaries, teaching quality, learning resources, graduate employment rates and much more.


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  • Type of Accommodation: On Campus


Annual Cost of living 24505 AUD /year
Average Annual UG Fee 26520 AUD
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Contact Information

  • 21 Kitchener Dr, Darwin City NT 0800
  • To know more contact PSA toll free number 18002585772

Programs Offered


Diploma of Business Studies

  • Length 09 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee 26520 AUD
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Average processing time 20 days
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Diploma of Information Technology

  • Length 09 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee 29120 AUD
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Average processing time 20 days
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