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Charles Darwin University

Available places: 0 places for Spring semester 2025.

Established: 2003
Number of students: Approximately 12,000
Campus: CDU has two campuses across Darwin. We have our Waterfront campus located in Darwin City Centre, our Casuarina campus, located about 15 mins away from the city.
Student life: CDU allows you to make the most of your time studying and become part of the university community by engaging with your lecturers, making new friends and joining clubs and societies. 

About Darwin

Located in the tropical Northern Territory of Australia, Darwin is a modern, vibrant and multicultural city. It is home to Australia’s most ancient and iconic landscapes. Darwin has a youthful energy, with many exciting festivals, cultural and social activities, and food extravaganzas. If you are after some adventure, Darwin is the ideal place for weekend getaways to secluded waterfalls, tropical oasis beaches, and the gateway to the red sandy deserts of the outback.

Information from Charles Darwin University

Restrictions: You can design your own program by selecting units from CDU’s range of study areas, as long as you have the necessary prerequisites. Please note that all units are subject to availability, capacity and eligibility. Undergraduate students cannot enrol in Postgraduate courses.

Please find all available units in the unit catalogue: https://bit.ly/36zfceV

Full-time studies (corresponding to 30 hp): 40 CP (which generally equates to 4 units).

10 CP equals 7.5 ETCS in the European system

Course types: Depending on level; 10 credits, 20 credits, 30 credits, 40 credits.

Course levels: 100-600 level

Academic year: 
Term 2: July–November
Term 1: February–June


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Student grants and loans for studies outside of Sweden

You may be entitled to student grants and loans from CSN when studying abroad.

As the cost of living and accommodation may be higher abroad, you can apply for an extra loan known as an additional loan for studies abroad.

You can also apply for an additional loan to cover additional costs, i.e. travel and insurance costs. 

Latest update: 2024-05-23