Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a large multi-campus institution serving communities in Western Australia and a significant cohort of international students. Awarded university status in 1991, ECU has since developed innovative and practical courses across a wide range of disciplines, established a vibrant research culture and attracted a growing range of quality research partners and researchers, many working at the cutting edge of their fields.
ECU offers over 320 courses through four faculties:
- Business and Law
- Health, Engineering and Science
- Education and Arts, which includes the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)
- Regional Professional Studies
The University has two metropolitan campuses in Mount Lawley and Joondalup, and also serves Western Australia's South West region from a campus in Bunbury, 200km south of Perth.