Edith Cowan University
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(4.23) 60 reviews

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Some info on Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has 2 campuses in Perth, Mount Lawley and Joondalup as well as a regional campus located in Bunbury, south of Perth.

According to our 2018 University rankings, ECU ranks #5. We have a range of Edith Cowan University reviews across different undergraduate and postgraduate courses as well as different topics, including Arts, Engineering, IT, Commerce, Science and Health.

Based on the ECU student reviews that we've collected, here's some advice for future students:
Prepare your week, be organised and don't fall behind or leave things to the last minute;
Consider the Uni prep course, it will give you a better understanding than school does;
If you can, look for opportunities to work in your industry while studying, it's better to grow a network before you finish;
Utilise the teaching staff/faculties - ask questions, understand better and find out about placement opportunities;
Don't cram - try to study during the term session;
Make use of the student support services & systems;
If there's an industry trip or networking night, make sure you go, ask questions and get peoples contact details.

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Positives: I major in Sports Science and Human Biology, the positive aspects are the sports science units and facilities. The university itself is very supportive and easy going. The lectures and tutorials are also enjoyable.

Negatives: The negative aspect is the fact that choosing Bachelor of Science (3 years) with two majors is very limited. You don’t get the practical included from the sports science and by the end of the degree, you don’t feel confident enough to actually do personal training as an example. As a basis to entry for other courses, it’s not too bad. And for the Human biology side, it is also limited, you don’t feel ready and qualified to get into laboratory based jobs and it’s also not accredited. Since you didn’t do enough units and the course itself is too broad. If I went back in time or had the choice again, I would choose a specific course in order for it to be more specialised. Either I would do Sports Science at ECU, or Laboratory Medicine at Curtin since its accredited there and includes practical work experiences, which most jobs require these days

My advice to future students is: Try to figure out your interests earlier on, and do a more specialised course at the right uni, in order to have higher chances of getting jobs. And if possible make sure the course is accredited or has practical/work experience included. And it doesn’t matter if it’s an extra year, as it will be better than wasting 2-3 years on the wrong degree

Completed in 2018

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Positives: The teaching quality, support and learning content

Negatives: Lack of job prospects and not made aware of the lack jobs

My advice to future students: Check job prospects and ensure you know what you want to do at the end of your degree before starting

Completed in 2013

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