Edith Cowan College

Edith Cowan College (ECC) is a pathway college to Edith Cowan University (ECU). Located in Western Australia, ECC’s pathway programs are delivered on the ECU Joondalup Campus and their English Language programs are conducted on the ECU Mount Lawley Campus.

  • Students 700
  • Intakes Feb/June/October
  • Transfer Yes

School Description

Edith Cowan College (ECC) is part of Edith Cowan University (ECU), the second largest University in Western Australia. ECC offers Diplomas in Commerce, Communications and Creative Industries, Hotel Management, Computing/IT, Engineering Studies, and Health Studies. Students who have completed year 11 can join Diploma (year 1) which leads to Diploma year 2 (equal to year 1 bachelors at ECU). Students who have completed year 12 can join Diploma (year 2) which leads to the second year of the relevant Bachelors Degree Program at ECU. The Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP) in Business and IT at ECC is a one-semester non-award program that equips students with the requirements needed for entry into master’s degrees in the School of Business and Law at ECU.

ECC students have access to on-campus accommodation at the Mount Lawley Student Village and various off-campus accommodation options; ECC provides support to students who need assistance with accommodation. In addition to the facilities provided by ECC, students at the college also have access to the facilities available on the university campus including: free WiFi, Computer Labs, Science Lab, Library, Cafeteria, Sports Centre, Medical Centre, Transport Services, Student Counsellors, Campus Security, and ATM machines.

Pathway Programs

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    Business

    AUD 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate Pathway: The Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP) equips students with the knowledge, skills and English Language Proficiency (ELP) for entry into master’s degrees in the School of Business at ECU.

    The range of courses offered include: Managing People and Organisations, Effective Communication, Research Methodology and Post-Graduate Preparation in Critical Thinking. 

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    Commerce

    AUD 21,300 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Year 1: The Diploma of Commerce equips students with the knowledge and fundamental skills required for their bachelor's degree and career.

    The range of courses offered include: Workplace Communication - Employability, Introductory Computing, Introductory Mathematics, Communication Skills, Project Management, Introductory Accounting, Introductory Marketing, and English Language Enhancement. 

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    Commerce

    AUD 28,400 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Year 2: The Diploma of Commerce equips students with the knowledge and fundamental skills required for their bachelor's degree and career.

    The range of courses offered include: Foundations of Business, Introduction to Business Analytics, Business Environments and Markets, Business Identity and Protocols, Professional and Academic Communication, Accounting, and Economics. 

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    Communications and Creative Industries

    AUD 21,300 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Year 1: The Diploma of Communications and Creative Industries equips students with theoretical and practical knowledge of communication.

    The range of courses offered include: Workplace Communication - Employability, Introductory Computing, Creative Cultures, Communication Skills, Project Management, Information Design, Introductory Marketing, and English Language Enhancement. 

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    Communications and Creative Industries

    AUD 27,800 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Year 2: The Diploma of Communications and Creative Industries equips students with theoretical and practical knowledge of communication.

    The range of courses offered include: Professional and Academic Communication, Power and the Media, Creativity - Theory, Practice and History, Talk - Presentation Skills, Writing for Communications, Communications and Digital Technology, Camera Work and Lighting, Marketing Principles and Practices and Media and Social Context.

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    Computing/IT

    AUD 21,300 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Year 1: The Diploma of Science (Computing / IT) equips students with knowledge of emerging areas like Computer Science, Software Engineering, Internet Technology, Computer Security, and Information Technology.

    The range of courses offered include: Workplace Communication - Employability, Introductory Computing, Introductory Mathematics, Communication Skills, Project Management, Information Design, Introductory Applied Maths, and English Language Enhancement. 

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    Computing/IT

    AUD 28,800 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Year 2: The Diploma of Science (Computing / IT) equips students with knowledge of emerging areas like Computer Science, Software Engineering, Internet Technology, Computer Security, and Information Technology.

    The range of courses offered include: Operating Systems, Applied Communications, Professional Science Essentials, Systems and Database Design, Computer Security, Systems Analysis, Programming Principles, and Computer Fundamentals. 

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    Engineering Studies

    AUD 21,300 Tuition Fee

    Diploma 1: The Diploma of Science (Engineering Studies) equips students with the knowledge required to excel in a range of related bachelor's programs offered by the School of Engineering at ECU.

    The range of courses offered include: Workplace Communication - Employability, Introductory Computing, Introductory Mathematics, Communication Skills, Introductory Physics, Introductory Chemistry, Introductory Applied Maths, and English Language Enhancement. 

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    Engineering Studies

    AUD 26,200 Tuition Fee

    Diploma 2: The Diploma of Science (Engineering Studies) equips students with the knowledge required to excel in a range of related bachelor's programs offered by the School of Engineering at ECU.

    The range of courses offered include: Core units, Electrical Engineering 1A and 1B, Engineering Drawing and Computer Aided Design, Calculus, Introduction to Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Linear Algebra, and Materials and Manufacturing. 

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    Health Studies

    AUD 21,300 Tuition Fee

    Diploma 1: The Diploma of Science (Health Studies) introduces students to the biological, social and cultural aspects of health care. 

    The range of courses offered include: Workplace Communication - Employability, Introductory Computing, Foundation Science, Communication Skills, Project Management, Introductory Chemistry, Introductory Mathematics, and English Language Enhancement. 

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    Health Studies

    AUD 29,200 Tuition Fee

    Diploma 2: The Diploma of Science (Health Studies) introduces students to the biological, social and cultural aspects of health care.

    The range of courses offered include: Professional Conduct and Communication, Human Structure and Function, Cultural Studies, Professional and Academic Communication, Evidence-Based Practice in Health, Foundations of Nursing, Clinical Sciences Introduction, Health and Healthcare Systems, Introduction to Psychology, Systems Physiology and Introductory Statistics. 

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    Hotel Management

    AUD 21,300 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Year 1: The Diploma of Hotel Management provides students with the essential knowledge required to excel in the bachelor's degree program and in a career in hotels and resorts organizations.

    The range of courses offered include: Workplace Communication - Employability, Introductory Computing, Introductory Mathematics, Communication Skills, Project Management, Introductory Accounting, Introductory Marketing, and English Language Enhancement. 

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    Hotel Management

    AUD 28,400 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Year 2: The Diploma of Hotel Management provides students with the essential knowledge required to excel in the bachelor's degree program and in a career in hotels and resorts organizations.

    The range of courses offered include: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism, Managing the Service Experience, Rooms – Division ManagementMarketing Principles and Practices, Business Identity and Protocols, Professional and Academic Communication, and Accounting.

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    Information Technology

    AUD 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Post-Graduate Pathway: The Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP) equips students with the knowledge, skills and English Language Proficiency (ELP) for entry into master’s degrees in the School of Business at ECU.

    The range of courses offered include: Applied Communications, Effective Communication, Research Methodology and Post-Graduate Preparation in Critical Thinking.

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  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 60
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50
  • Minimum PTE 49

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    The Accommodation Scholarships are available to ECC students wishing to stay at the ECU Mount Lawley Student Village. ECC also offers a 10-week English scholarship to international students who combine English with a Diploma program at ECC followed by a degree at ECU. Additionally, ECC shares a partnership with Navitas. The Navitas Academic Merit Scholarship is awarded each semester to the most outstanding results from two students across all programs at a Navitas Pathway College or Managed Campus. The Navitas family bursary is awarded in situations where two or more students from the same family study at a Navitas institution. 

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    Established in 1994

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    ECC is a Navitas College. Being under the umbrella of Navitas gives colleges and universities access to resources and expertise that help them drive large-scale initiatives that provide tangible, lasting benefits to students, faculty, staff and local communities. Students who successfully complete Navitas pathway programs and meet partner entry requirements progress directly into the second year programs at the partner university.

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