Carnegie Mellon University, Australia

Quick facts:

  • 2006

The Adelaide campus, Carnegie Mellon University – Australia (CMU-A), was established in 2006 following the South Australian Government’s invitation to CMU to open a campus in Adelaide at the International University Precinct. The precinct is situated in the heritage-listed Torrens Building at Victoria Square in the heart of Adelaide’s central business district. Carnegie Mellon University was the first international university to establish in Australia, and is now collated with University College London, The Australian Centre for Social Innovation and the Torrens Resilience Institute.

Carnegie Mellon University – Australia is truly global, with students, faculty and staff representing more than 25 countries throughout the Asia-Pacific, USA, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, creating wide-reaching networks of contemporaries, global experts and alumni.

Carnegie Mellon University - Australia offers two internationally-ranked master degree programs: 

  • Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT)

Carnegie Mellon University (Heinz) is ranked #1 in the U.S. News & World Report 2013 Graduate School Rankings for Schools of Public Affairs, in the specialty area of Information and Technology Management.

  • Master of Science in Public Policy and Management (MSPPM)

Carnegie Mellon University (Heinz) is ranked #7 in the U.S. News & World Report 2013 Graduate School Rankings for Schools of Public Affairs, in the speciality area of Public Policy Analysis.


CMU-A boasts one of the most qualified faculties in the world with extensive careers in teaching, basic and applied research, and organisational management. Classes are taught via core on-site faculty and faculty rotation from Pittsburgh and Washington, DC to Adelaide, as well as using sophisticated video conferencing facilities. Controlled student-to-faculty ratios ensure our award-winning faculty provide students with personalised attention to meet their individual needs.

Student career service:

Carnegie Mellon Heinz College Adelaide provides its students with careers counselling and professional coaching services to assist students and alumni to progress their careers.

Hours of Operation: Please drop in at any time between 8.30am–4.30pm Monday–Friday or make an appointment. Appointment times are available outside of these hours.

Services Offered: Career Services provided to students include Individual Counselling, Workshops and Employer Networking. Career Services will assist you to obtain a suitable position preferably prior to graduation and continuing assistance after graduation. In order to do this you should approach career services within your first semester.


Torrens Building
220 Victoria Square
Adelaide, South Australia 5000

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