The university for the real world

At QUT, we’re all about preparing you for life after uni–getting you ready for the careers of today and the careers that have yet to be created. Your university teachers are industry leaders, who will inspire you and link you to your chosen profession, through real experiences and contacts.

Create your future

QUT is one of Australia’s leading tertiary institutions with a global outlook and a real-world focus. We have two central Brisbane campuses at Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove and offer courses in business, creative industries, education, health, law, and science and engineering.

As the university for the real world, you will gain experience in our on-campus labs, studios and clinics and work on real projects as part of your course. Having ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020), you will also have opportunities to undertake course-related work with our industry partners.

Why choose QUT

Our courses are designed to give you the skills, knowledge and connections to help thrive in your career. You can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded across the globe, having ranked 1st in Australia and 14th in the world’s best young universities (Times Higher Education 100 Best Young Universities 2020).

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Explore our study areas


We take a real-world learning approach that places us within the top 1% of business schools worldwide.

Creative Industries

We have the world's first and largest creative industries faculty, and lead the nation in creative practice research.


Future-focused teacher education courses and real-world learning will help you make a difference.


We prepare graduates for real health careers through practical learning and courses backed by the latest research.

Law and Justice

Real-world courses and authentic learning spaces make us one of Australia's most highly regarded law schools.

Science and Engineering

Our ten schools and multiple research centres make us one of the largest faculties in Australia.