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Atmc + Charles Darwin University

Victoria, Australia
Estd. 1950
Rank: #34
private University
36 Courses Available

Charles Darwin University, also referred to as CDU, is one of Australia’s largest universities. It has more than 22,000 students and has numerous campuses and training centers located all over Australia. The university offers a wide range of higher education and vocational degrees.

  • Charles Darwin University classifies itself as a new world university designed on social justice, property, creativity and collective effort.
  • The university has more than twenty two thousand students unfolded across eleven campuses and training centres within the district, Sydney, Melbourne and on-line.
  • It is ranked 15th in Australia and 250-300 in the world in The Times Higher Education Rankings 2015-16, and was also ranked 48th on Times Higher Education 100 under 50.
  •  The CDU offers globally recognized degrees for best career and employment opportunities and field expertise in 6 colleges and numerous research centres.
  • The university promotes small category sizes to boost teaching and learning success with an occasional student-to teacher quantitative relation.

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  • Create a free account using a valid email id on the Charles Darwin University student application portal.
  • Fill in the details required by the application. The necessary details include biographical information, educational details, choice of program and Test scores if you have taken tests like SAT, AP exams or TOEFL.
  • The application is free for the online portal. Attach all the relevant documents on the given fields and submit the application.
  • If you do not have any document close by, you can save the application online and complete it at a later date.
  • You will receive an email from CDU confirming the application submission. The email will contain a reference number, using which you will be able to track your application status.
  • If you are applying for a research position, perform the following steps before submitting the application:
    • Send an expression of interest to CDU with the following documents:
      • Copies of academic transcripts and Award Certificates
      • Curriculum vitae (CV) including publications; and  
      • Brief research proposal

The last date to send an EOI is usually in early September.

    • If you receive an invitation to apply, contact a potential research supervisor via email. An incomplete list of potential projects is available on the CDU website.
    • Continue with the above procedure.

List of Documents required:

For Undergraduate and Graduate Applicants:

  • The completed application form on the CDU portal must be submitted.
  • A copy of the passport showing personal and visa details should be provided for international students.
  • A proof of English language proficiency such as TOEFL must be provided.
  • A financial declaration stating the financial status and payment plan of the student must be provided.
  • A Statement of Purpose (Single) or Statement of Purpose (Dual Family) compliant with GTE must be filled and provided. A SOP form can be found on the CDU website.
  • Certified copies of all transcripts of results, award certificates, grading systems and English translations, if required, must be submitted.
  • A properly formatted resume/CV must be given.
  • Any other supporting documents like SAT or GRE scores, or other course based documents, should be provided if available.

For Research Position Applicants:

Along with everything required for the UG/PG courses, the following extra documents are required for a research position application.

  • Certified copies of all post-secondary qualification documents such as transcripts of results, award certificates, grading systems and English translations, if required are to be submitted.
  • Detailed CV / Resume with list of publications, along with 
  • If you are applying for a scholarship, a copy of the Application for HDR Scholarship Form must be sent. Scholarship information can be found at
  • Research Proposal Outline form found on the CDU website must be properly filled and sent.
  • Referee report forms (found on the CDU website) should be completed and sent by your referees directly to the University at [email protected]
  • Existing Research Output Form found on the CDU website for each publication and a copy of the first page of each publication.
  • Proof of contact with potential supervisor, i.e. email correspondence with the supervisor must be provided.
Requirements & Eligibility
Business and Management
Computer Science and IT
Fine Arts
Important Deadlines
Area of StudyPGUG
Business and Management31/Jan, 23/Jun, 20/Oct31/Jan, 23/Jun, 20/Oct
Computer Science and IT31/Jan, 23/Jun, 20/Oct31/Jan, 23/Jun, 20/Oct
Engineering31/Jan, 23/Jun, 20/Oct-
Fine Arts-31/Jan, 23/Jun, 20/Oct
Life at Atmc + Charles Darwin University

Student Life:

Being one of the largest Universities of Australia, Charles Darwin University has a very vibrant student Life.

There are various support mechanisms within the university to help students.

  • Personal and Academic support services, which help the students through their personal and academic problems.
  • Student Central Services which help students with any of their problems.
  • Time Management and Goal setting services which help students manage their time and set their goals reasonably.

International Students

The community is tolerant and inclusive, and puts international students at ease. Huge campuses over many locations give the students a chance to explore the place. A healthy ethnic diversity means that any form of racism is at its minimum, and racial harmony is maintained

Accommodation details:

Charles Darwin University provides accommodation for its students on campus for some of its campuses.

  • International House Darwin - Casuarina Campus
    • It provides both short and long term accommodation for both international and residential community.
    • Room Charges are:
      • Standard Room - $175/week
      • Standard Room Apartment - $196/week
      • Medium Room Apartment - $210/week
  • Alice Springs Student Accommodation - Alice Springs campus
    • It provides accommodation for CDU students, students from other universities undertaking placement, CDU staff and visiting guests, and groups.
    • Room Charges are:
      • Twin Share - $37/night
      • Single Occupancy - $74/night
      • Long Term Twin Share - $224/week
      • Long Term Single Occupancy - $448/week
  • Katherine Student Accommodation – Katherine campus
    • It caters to students, staff and visitors and is perfect for teaching blocks, placements, research projects, field trips, relocation or other related activities.
    • Room Charges are:
      • Standard Single w/o meals - $55/day
      • Standard Single with meals - $110/day

Off campus accommodations are also available at prices of about $200-$350/week.

Key Attractions:

  • The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory hosts an impressive collection of aboriginal, South-East Asian, and Oceanic art.
  • The Darwin Wharf precinct is a tourist hotspot minutes away from downtown Darwin, and packed with restaurants, shops, entertainment venues, and attractions.
  • The Australian aviation centre is a treat to both aviation aficionados and common men alike.
  • The Crocosaurus Cove has the largest display of Australian reptiles in the world, right in the centre of Darwin business district.
  • The George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens span 42 hectares of land, and among the few places where both marine and estuary plants grow together.
Living Costs
Accomodation1291 aud/month
Food300 aud/month
Entertainment200 aud/month
Utility182 aud/month
Travel140 aud/month
Miscellaneous200 aud/month
Coke/Soda3 aud/month
McDonalds10 aud/month
Contact Details
ADDRESS271 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
About the Author
Rachit Agrawal
Study Abroad Expert & Co-Founder @ AdmitKard
Rachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.
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