Carnegie Mellon University Australia

Carnegie Mellon University Australia is a private, global, research university which stands among the world's most renowned educational institutions. 


Established in 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon has been a birthplace of innovation, and a global leader in bringing ground-breaking ideas to market and creating successful start-up businesses.

Carnegie Mellon University Australia is the Asia-Pacific base of a global CMU footprint which includes campuses in Silicon Valley, Washington DC, Rwanda and Qatar.

Located in Adelaide, Carnegie Mellon University Australia offers Master of Science in Information Technology and Master of Science in Public Policy and Management degrees. The unique pairing of their two schools, the School of Public Policy and Management and the School of Information Systems and Management, offers an academic experience unlike any other.

It produces students with a unique ability to conduct careful and objective analysis of relevant data, to understand and leverage the power of information technology, and to lead and implement change in managerial and policy contexts. In key areas of the global economy, thought leaders with a unique set of skills at the intersection of policy, technology and management are in great demand. Carnegie Mellon University Australia is perfectly positioned to develop these leaders.

The Carnegie Mellon's Australian campus is home to students from over 20 countries, creating a wide-reaching network of contemporaries, global experts and alumni.

Students graduate with a Carnegie Mellon University US degree and are taught by highly qualified faculty from Adelaide, Pittsburgh, and Washington D.C. using face-to-face and video conference delivery. Small student-to-faculty ratios ensure that the faculty provide students with personalised attention to meet their individual needs.

Carnegie Mellon University is ranked:

  • #24 University in the prestigious THE World University Rankings 2018
  • #1 Information and Technology Management and #6 in Public Policy Analysis in the World - US News and World Report March 2019

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