Introduction to CQ University

CQ University began as the Queensland Institute of Technology (Capricornia) in 1967, and after two years under the name of the University College of Central Queensland, in 1992 became an official university named the University of Central Queensland. In 1994, it adopted the name Central Queensland University. In 2008, it became CQ University in recognition of the institutions' expansion beyond the Central Queensland region.

CQ University produces research that has a real-world impact, and our Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) results show we produce world-class research in 22 research categories. We're proud of our reputation locally and globally for our teaching, research, graduate outcomes, inclusiveness and social innovation.

Why study at CQ University

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  • CQ University allows Social Equality with 37% of its Students are from low Socio-economic or disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • Graduates from CQ university earn a Median Salary of $73200*.
  • 79.5% of the Students are satisfied with the support received from the Institution.
  • 60% of Staff holds a Ph.D. degree which ensures that the Students get Education from the Quality tutors.
  • 38.8% of the Students felt they were Engaged in the Institution.
  • 80.6% of the Students were satisfied by the Learning Resources of the Institution.
  • 82.2% of the Students were satisfied with the Quality of teaching they experienced.
  • 80.9% of Students were satisfied with the Skill Development they experienced through their Studies.
  • 76.6% of Students were satisfied with the overall quality of educational experience.
  • 86.6% of the Graduates are employed in four Months after Completing the Course.

Courses by study area at CQ University

Browse CQ university range of study areas to find a degree that suits your interests, strengths and career goals

1. Allied Health 2. Business and Accounting
3. Creative, Performing and Visual arts 4. Digital Media, Communication and arts
5. Education, Teaching and Child Care 6. Engineering, Built Environment and Aviation
7. English and Study Pathways 8. Information Systems and Technology
9. Law, Criminology and Justice 10. Nursing, Paramedicine and Health
11. Psychology, Social work and Community Services 12. Research
13. Safety Sciences 14. Science, Environment and Agriculture
15. Service Industries 16. Trades

The Popular Courses are

  • Engineering(Civil, Mechanical, Electrical)
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Nursing, Paramedicine and Health
  • Agriculture Sciences
  • Business and Accounting

Entry Requirements to study in CQ University

CQ University offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses. The Entry Requirements for which are as below.

For Undergraduate: 12Th Standard with Percentage of 80% and Above and for Ielts:6.0 with no Band less than 5.5 and few Courses requiring 6.5, PTE: 50 with no band less than 42*.

For Post Graduate : Bachelor’s Degree in any Discipline with 70% above and Ielts: 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 and few Courses requiring 7.0, PTE: 58 with no band less than 50*.

Scholarships to study in CQ University

25% reduction in Tuition Fees for the duration of the Course. This is for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses.*