Australian Catholic University: Popular Programs, Courses Details & Rankings ,Ballarat,Australia

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Australian Catholic University is a public university that was established on the 1st of January in 1991. In eastern Australia, four tertiary Catholic institutions had come together to form the Australian Catholic University. The tertiary institutions were Institute of Catholic Education from Victoria, Signadou College of Education from Australian Capital Territory, Catholic College of Education from Sydney, New South Wales, and McAuley College from Queensland. All of these tertiary institutions were established sometime around 1800s. It was a time when religious institutes and orders involved themselves in preparing tutors for Catholic schools and nurses for Catholic hospitals.

Situated in Brisbane, Queensland, Australian Catholic University has a total of 7 campuses. They are in Adelaide, Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Ballarat, Canberra, and Sydney (Strathfield and North Sydney). In 2015, Australian Catholic University had collaborated with the Catholic University of America and opened the Rome Centre. ACU is affiliated to Universities Australia, ACCU, IFCU, ICUSTA and OUA. There are around 29,000 students.

All the institutes and centres taken together can be categorized under four faculties. They are health sciences (environmental science, exercise science, midwifery, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology, speech pathology, counselling, exercise physiology, mental health, nursing, paramedicine, public health, and social work), theology and philosophy (Christian thought, liturgy, moral theology, ethics, metaphysics, politics, biblical studies, Christian practice, ministry, religion studies, bioethics, philosophy of world religions, and epistomology), education and arts (arts and humanities, media communications, youth work, education, global

Situated in Brisbane, Queensland, Australian Catholic University has a total of 7 campuses. They are in Adelaide, Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Ballarat, Canberra, and Sydney (Strathfield and North Sydney). In 2015, Australian Catholic University had collaborated with the Catholic University of America and opened the Rome Centre. ACU is affiliated to Universities Australia, ACCU, IFCU, ICUSTA and OUA. There are around 29,000 students.

All the institutes and centres taken together can be categorized under four faculties. They are health sciences (environmental science, exercise science, midwifery, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology, speech pathology, counselling, exercise physiology, mental health, nursing, paramedicine, public health, and social work), theology and philosophy (Christian thought, liturgy, moral theology, ethics, metaphysics, politics, biblical studies, Christian practice, ministry, religion studies, bioethics, philosophy of world religions, and epistomology), education and arts (arts and humanities, media communications, youth work, education, global studies and international development studies, social science, and visual arts and design), and law and business (business administration, human resource management, law, marketing and occupational health, accounting and finance, commerce, information technology, management, and safety and environmental management).

Alumni of Australian Catholic University include founder and director of Nudie Juice James Ajaka, Australian rugby union player Matt Burke, CEO of Ella Bache Pippa Hallas, writer Morris West, published author and rugby league historian Alan Whiticker, CEO of St. Vincent de Paul, Peter Maher, former AFL player and Victorian state minister Justin Madden.

Year of establishment1991
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Also Known AsACU
Total International Students1191
No.of Campuses7
Accommodation expenses9620 AUD
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Australian Catholic University Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
BBA(12 Courses)(3-5 years)INR 13.88 L - 17.46 L
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(2 years)INR 18.07 L
MIM(3 Courses)(18 months-2 years)INR 13.88 L - 18.07 L
MS(4 Courses)(2 years)INR 13.88 L - 19.75 L
B.E. / B.Tech(3 Courses)(3-4 years)INR 16.59 L
M.A.(1 Courses)(2 years)INR 13.88 L

Australian Catholic University Scholarships

ACU International Student Scholarship
Rs. 8,69,731
Computers,Science,Medicine + 4 more
Allianz Care Scholarship
Rs. 6,33,675
Computers,Medicine,Humanities + 3 more
Sister Assumption Neary Bursary
Rs. 2,15,280
John F Slowey Memorial Scholarship
Rs. 2,15,280
Computers,Science,Medicine + 4 more

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Australian Catholic University Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
BBA(12 Courses)

: 6.0-7.0

: 60.0-94.0

: 50.0-65.0

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

MIM(3 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

MS(4 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

: 79.0-94.0

: 58.0-65.0

B.E. / B.Tech(3 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 60.0 & Above

: 50.0 & Above

M.A.(1 Courses)

: Accepted

: Accepted

: Accepted

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On-campus Accommodation

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  • Australian Catholic University provides on campus accommodation to its students and also assists students in finding off campus accommodation facilities
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Only accommodation included (Ballarat) $185/ week for 12 months
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Off-campus Accommodation

Available

  • The average rent is 650 to 850 AUD/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • The shared house accommodation offers an individual furnished bedroom, a bathroom between two rooms and a shared lounge, kitchen and laundry
  • The residence provides a great student living environment with wireless internet, maintenance and communal cleaner

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
BE/Btech INR 21.4 L
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MS INR 22.5 L
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MIM INR 21.5 L
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BBA INR 20 L
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BSc INR 22.1 L
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MEng INR 23.6 L
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MBA INR 21.2 L
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MArch INR 22.3 L
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MA INR 18.8 L
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MDes INR 19.4 L
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BHM INR 18 L
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MEM INR 24.9 L
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MASc INR 17.5 L
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MBBS INR 39.1 L
Average Accommodation Expense

INR 6.7 L (based on 20 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Meals Expense

INR 1.6 L (based on 3 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 79
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 57
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GRE: 305
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GMAT: 590
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SAT: 264
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Location
University CityBallarat, Victoria, Australia
Size of cityMedium
Population of City1,01,588
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ballarat
Campuses
The Mary Glowrey Building 115 Victoria Parade Fitzroy Vic 3065
1100 Nudgee Road Banyo, Qld 4014
40 Edward Street North Sydney, NSW 2060
223 Antill Street Watson, ACT 2602

Contact Details

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1200 Mair Street, Ballarat Vic 3350
Ballarat ( Victoria)

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