About Edith Cowan College


Alternative pathway into Edith Cowan University's undergraduate degrees. Edith Cowan College's fast-track Diploma courses are based on the ECU curriculum, and are equivalent to the first year of an ECU bachelor degree.


  1. Fast-track your university pathway into one of Australia's best institutions.

  2. Complete your Bachelor degree in 2.5* years (*some conditions apply, e.g. Nursing and Engineering pathway).

  3. Small class sizes mean you get more personalised attention from lecturers.

  4. Fantastic locations with some of the most modern and up-to-date facilities on-campus.

  5. Edith Cowan College provides you with a solid foundation to a degree that enables you to be job-ready and career-focused.


Edith Cowan College delivers their pathway programs on the ECU Joondalup campus and their English Language programs on the ECU Mount Lawley campus.


Start in: February, June or October.


Join approximately 700 Australian and International students from all over the world.


Welcome to Edith Cowan College - Your Fast-Track Pathway to University!

At Edith Cowan College (ECC) we are passionate about student satisfaction, the quality of our education, and the quality of the overall learning experience that our students receive. ECC has built its enviable reputation by delivering high quality university pathway programs, allowing you to start your degree with confidence. ECC is a great starting point to ensuring that you have a successful and smooth transition to university.

We are proud to offer our courses using Edith Cowan University's curriculum, classrooms, library, and student support facilities. ECC has one of the widest range of study options available, from providing studies at the Pre-University level (Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation Program), fast-track Diploma courses in many disciplinary areas, as well as having a solid reputation for its English language courses which offer long or short-term study options.

Whether you want to get into university but didn't get the required entrance score you needed, or you would like to study in an environment where small classes with a high level of student-to-teacher interaction will give you the academic support you need, we have a wide range of options to get you on the right path.

Our innovative fast-track pathway also means that you can complete your Diploma in 8 months and complete your entire degree in as little as 2.5 years.

ECC is on hand to help you achieve your goals in a quality focused, culturally rich, and time effective environment and providing you with first-class education. I look forward to personally welcoming you to Edith Cowan College soon.

Malcolm Baigent
College Director and Principal
Edith Cowan College

Edith Cowan College at ECU Mt Lawley campus

Edith Cowan University, Building 10, 2 Bradford Street
Mount Lawley WA 6050

Telephone: (618) 6279 1197
Facsimile: (618) 6279 1111

Edith Cowan College at ECU Joondalup campus

Edith Cowan University, Building 31, Joondalup Campus, 270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup WA 6027

Telephone: (618) 6279 1100
Facsimile: (618) 6279 1111