Accredited courses

If you're serious about boosting your career options or taking your learning to the next level, an accredited online qualification through Open Universities Australia is the way to go.

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Associate Degree in Engineering

The Associate Degree in Engineering offered by UniSA is a pathway program towards a professional Bachelor of Engineering degree. Associate Degrees require the completion of 16 units and offer an introduction to university level study. This Associate Degree course offers core units in Engineering and electives in Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Civil Engineering includes the fundamentals of mechanics and structures, water engineering, geology, geoinformatics, road design and project planning. Mechanical Engineering includes the principles of mechanical design, properties of fluids, manufacturing processes, mathematical modelling and project planning and operations management.

University of South Australia
Undergraduate
Science & Technology

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Bachelor of Accounting

Accounting is a fundamental organisational tool for business planning and control. Proficiency in this specialised field can create a range of career opportunities in government and in business, management and finance across a multitude of industries. As students develop an understanding of accounting principles and practices, they explore the relationship between accounting, finance and economics, the law, management and marketing. Students will study, in detail, specialised areas including Financial Accounting, Corporate Reporting, Taxation Law, Auditing, Management Accounting and Communications. Students also have the opportunity of selecting elective units, so as to tailor the degree to individual needs.

University of South Australia
Undergraduate
Finance

Bachelor of Applied Science (Architectural Science)

This course will provide you with an understanding of both the practical and theoretical sides of architecture. The design of buildings, technical aspects of building construction and how architecture relates to people and how they live are all covered in depth. You will also discover how to effectively communicate your architectural ideas through written and spoken reports, photographs, drawings, models and electronic media.

Curtin University
Undergraduate
Science & Technology

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Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management)

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) is a management-orientated practice-based course, which covers a broad range of interrelated disciplines including domestic, commercial and civil construction. It focuses on several core subject areas, including technology, measurement and estimating, project management, contracts administration, cost management and communication.

Curtin University
Undergraduate
Business

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Bachelor of Applied Science (Interior Architecture)

Interior designers, as qualified professionals in Interior Architecture, design quality environments for a diverse range of users and functions. Interior designers require skills and understanding in all aspects of design, including technical knowledge of interior construction, equipment and building systems. They must also exercise ability in communication and administrative skills. The degree also provides a sound basis for more specialised careers and study in areas such as furniture or set design, education and/or research.

Curtin University
Undergraduate
Science & Technology

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Bachelor of Arts

As a student of the Bachelor of Arts online degree from Macquarie University you will gain knowledge and experience to help you identify your perfect career. You will develop skills essential in any work place such as critical thinking and writing, an understanding of social science, humanities, psychology, politics and philosophy.

Macquarie University
Undergraduate
Arts & Humanities

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Bachelor of Arts

This online arts course will equip you with valuable career skills such as research, critical thinking and writing while you undertake specialist subjects tailored to your specific career path. Gain an understanding of the world and build skills by studying critical-thinking subjects such as psychology, humanities, social science and politics. Graduates are equipped with essential skills for careers in media, business, government, education and public relations.

Griffith University
Undergraduate
Business

Bachelor of Arts (Community Development)

The Murdoch University Bachelor of Arts (Community Development) will give you valuable knowledge and understanding of the issues that affect community members and community groups. It will provide you with a strong understanding of specific social institutions such as the family, work and the law, contemporary social issues such as social, gender and racial inequality, unemployment, health and welfare, social deviance and social control and how these affect people's lives in a community context.

Murdoch University
Undergraduate
Arts & Humanities

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Bachelor of Arts (Digital Design)

Curtin University's Bachelor of Arts (Digital Design) will provide a comprehensive theoretical and practical education experience aimed at developing the essential creative and practical skills and knowledge to design products and applications using current and relevant digital technologies. Students select their pathway of study within the Digital Design major from areas that include web-based design, 2-D and 3-D animation design, digital photography, digital illustration and rendering, interactive and experience design, simulations and modelling, and electronic game design.

Curtin University
Undergraduate
Arts & Humanities

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Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art)

If you aspire to become a professional artist and want to contribute to the artistic, aesthetic and social needs of our society, the Fine Art major may suit you. The Fine Art major draws upon the diverse and complex traditions of Fine Art and calls for a high degree of self-discipline, a capacity for self-criticism and dedication to the demanding profession of being an artist. This course aims to produce highly accomplished and knowledgeable graduates able to contribute to the artistic, aesthetic and social needs of contemporary society.

Curtin University
Undergraduate
Arts & Humanities

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Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) and (Visual Culture)

If you would like to explore the full breadth of art practice including theory and history, combining the two majors into a Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) and (Visual Culture) is highly recommended. The combination of these courses will offer you broad experience in visual arts , theory and practice. You will have access to an online learning resource area which includes an art image database, examples of artwork presentations for assessment and technical advice. These courses are delivered fully online.

Curtin University
Undergraduate
Arts & Humanities

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Bachelor of Arts (Indigenous Studies)

The Bachelor of Arts (Indigenous Studies) degree qualifies individuals who apply a broad and coherent body of knowledge in relation to Indigenous Studies in a range of local, international and global contexts to undertake professional ethical work and as a pathway for further learning.

University of South Australia
Undergraduate
Arts & Humanities

Bachelor of Arts (International Aid and Development)

Lead the way in humanitarian best practices with this course focussing on community level development programs, poverty reduction, sustainability, and the role our Asia-Pacific region plays in the world.

Murdoch University
Undergraduate
Health & Medicine

Bachelor of Arts (Internet Communications)

Businesses, governments and individuals rely on the internet to carry out their daily tasks. The internet has become a vital part of the way we live. Now imagine yourself becoming a key player in it all. The Bachelor of Arts (Internet Communications) degree will help you develop the skills to build a successful and dynamic career. Subjects covered include online writing, social network management and online marketing. You will work with cutting-edge technology to develop advanced abilities in your chosen area of specialisation.

Curtin University
Undergraduate
Marketing & Advertising

Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship and Corporate Information Management)

The Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship and Corporate Information Management) leads to a professionally recognised qualification in librarianship and records management and archives. The course covers the ability to locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information, gives an understanding of theoretical foundations of information creation and management, especially in a technological environment, and the processes and materials of professional work, in order to meet the needs of client and industry groups. The two majors must be taken together as a double major.

Curtin University
Undergraduate
Arts & Humanities

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Bachelor of Arts (Professional Writing and Publishing)

Become a versatile writer with this study and practice of a range of different forms, including feature articles, speeches, reports, discussion papers, travel writing, history, humour, writing for the Internet, promotional writing, creative non-fiction and media releases.

Curtin University
Undergraduate
Marketing & Advertising

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Bachelor of Arts (Security, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism)

This Security, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism course was the first of its kind in Australia and is designed to provide you with an understanding of global security and terrorism concerns. The course seeks to assess historical and contemporary issues of security and terrorism and questions the understanding and responses to these occurrences. Putting this in a contemporary setting allows us the opportunity and skills to question security and terrorism in today's world so that we can seek to address these issues and learn how to solve these complex questions.

Murdoch University
Undergraduate
Arts & Humanities

Bachelor of Arts (Sustainable Development)

The interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts in Sustainable Development addresses some of the most crucial issues facing the world today, including climate change, environmental protection, the use of scarce resources such as water and fossil fuels and fair and equitable economic growth for communities. With an emphasis on practical solutions, this course builds connections between theory and practice and integrates environmental, economic and community considerations.

Murdoch University
Undergraduate
Science & Technology

Bachelor of Arts (Visual Culture)

The Visual Culture Major is particularly suited to those who are interested in pursuing a career in the fields of gallery and museum employment, academia, art administration and publishing. In the Visual Culture major students explore the history and theories of art and learn to critically evaluate how art informs our world. Students are also trained in practices of seeing and representation through technical and intuitive skills based in drawing.

Curtin University
Undergraduate
Arts & Humanities

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Bachelor of Behavioural Studies

Knowing how the mind works and why we do the things we do are highly valued skills in the professional world. The Bachelor of Behavioural Studies online degree offers a focus in psychological and behavioural management studies. These skills enable professionals to look into and analyse human motivation and are sought-after abilities in the Australian workplace. Advertising and healthcare are two of a multitude of industries that rely on and value professionals who can understand and translate why people behave the way they do. With this online degree you will gain insight into human behaviour through subjects including psychology studies andbehavioural management.

Swinburne University of Technology
Undergraduate
Education & Training

Bachelor of Behavioural Studies (Psychology)

Are you fascinated by what drives people and the way we learn, think and interact with others? This is your opportunity to turn your curiosity into an in-demand career. Develop high-level skills and an extensive knowledge base of effective communication andproblem solving. Graduates who understand human motivation are highly sought after by a range of industries from marketing to government policy makers. Build a rewarding career today.

Swinburne University of Technology
Undergraduate
Health & Medicine

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Bachelor of Business

Receive a cutting-edge, award-winning and accredited degree in both traditional and emerging business fields. Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge to thrive in the corporate and commercial world with this qualification for a myriad of career opportunities in a wide range of sectors.

Griffith University
Undergraduate
Business

Bachelor of Business

Are you looking to make an impact in the business world? The Bachelor of Business degree offered through OUA will help you achieve your career aspirations. Businesses need skilled employees with current knowledge and training to help them forge ahead in the highly competitive arena. This online business degree delivers the essential business subjects like business management studies and business administration along with specialist units to fit with your goals for a career in Australia and overseas. Graduates are qualified to work in fields as varied as ecotourism, IT management and financial analysis.

Swinburne University of Technology
Undergraduate
Marketing & Advertising

Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning)

Whether your career goal is to be a stockbroker, financial planner, accountant or banker, RMIT's Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning) fits the bill. This online degree offers students relevant, current and practical knowledge with an emphasis on the finance industries, professional standards and ethics. In addition to financial planning units, core units covered include commercial law, macroeconomics, marketing principles and business statistics.

RMIT University
Undergraduate
Finance

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Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)

This course prepares you to solve business problems in the global marketplace and understand complexity in operations, logistics and supply chain industries. A broad-based curriculum in the course covers the design and management of supply chain practices such as inventory planning, procurement, production operations, transportation, distribution, warehousing, retail services, global logistics and supply chain technologies.

RMIT University
Undergraduate
Business

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Bachelor of Commerce (Business Law)

Curtin University offers an opportunity for students to study a business law major as part of the Bachelor of Commerce degree. Students will examine the processes by which law is created, changed and applied to business and government. In this major you will gain a foundation in business law and develop significant knowledge of torts, real property, trusts and trade practices. This course also provides students with the capacity to gain an understanding of contract law, company law, taxation law, industrial law, intellectual property law and trade practices law.

Curtin University
Undergraduate
Business

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Bachelor of Communication

Griffith University offers this degree to provide students with the opportunity to develop key skills and knowledge essential to the media and communication industries. Comprehensive coverage will be given, including media research and analysis skills, knowledge of film and media history including broadcasting policy, regulation, content critique, development techniques applicable in journalism, and new media settings.

Griffith University
Undergraduate
Marketing & Advertising

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Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Modern society cannot function without law and order, but the issues surrounding crime and punishment are complex and rely on specialists to explain and enforce them. If you see a future in the criminal justice system, the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice is the first step you can take to achieving your success. The online degree covers a broad range of subjects including criminology, youth justice, legal training, crime prevention, law courses and customs and justice.

Griffith University
Undergraduate
Arts & Humanities

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Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

Do you want to help children develop essential learning skills that can shape their lives? The Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) will deliver the online university degree to meet your goals. Teacher education and childcare studies can lead to a meaningful and enduring career for people with a natural affinity and interest in children's growth. This online degree in gives you the ability to make informed decisions about teaching and learning, managing learning environments and implementing a range of educational practices.

Curtin University
Undergraduate
Education & Training

Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Teaching children is a rewarding and respected career. The Bachelor of Education (Primary) will equip you with the professional skills and qualifications to become a great primary school teacher. This degree offers a strong focus on English and mathematics that is in line with the new Australian National Curriculum. Graduates will be ready to hit the ground running with the new national syllabus and your specialist knowledge will be highly-valued by schools and employers.

Curtin University
Undergraduate
Education & Training

Bachelor of Food and Nutrition

As a student of the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition, you’ll focus on basic human biosciences and explore the factors influencing health. You’ll develop an understanding of food composition and the role of food in health, as well as developing an understanding of the roles of health professionals in the health and community service sectors. Later in the course, you’ll have the opportunity to choose from a co-major in subjects such as human physiology and anatomy, biochemistry, genetics and microbiology. An elective stream in public health is also available.

La Trobe University
Undergraduate
Health & Medicine

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Bachelor of Information Technology

Want to support and troubleshoot IT systems or design websites, business applications and program networks? IT specialists select the right hardware and software products for an organisation. They also install, customise and provide ongoing maintenance for these applications. Combining your knowledge of IT theory and practice with hands-on expertise, you will be able to develop an organisation’s technology infrastructure and support the people who use it.

RMIT University
Undergraduate
Science & Technology

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Bachelor of Science (Applied Sciences)

The Bachelor of Science (Applied Sciences) from RMIT University allows you to explore the molecular level of living systems from which you can devise strategies to solve important practical problems. Bioscience and biotechnology are shaping the environment and food supply, ensuring that all living things can survive and live more safely. Drawing on core science areas such as genetics, biological chemistry and microbiology this degree is taught by researchers at the leading edge of industry practice.

RMIT University
Undergraduate
Science & Technology

Bachelor of Security Studies

The Bachelor of Security Studies is structured around three key themes: the contemporary security environment, the range of options available to governments and businesses to manage and respond to security challenges, and emerging and ongoing challenges to security. The program emphasises both analytical skills and creativity in responding to new and complex challenges.

Macquarie University
Undergraduate
Management

Bachelor of Technology (Information Systems)

Be an invaluable asset to any business with the Bachelor of Technology (Information Systems) degree from Swinburne. This online degree will give you a strong technical background in Information Systems fundamentals including networking, programming and project management. Other professional skills developed through this undergraduate degree include the application of IT solutions to business problems, the role and uses of IT in businesses and real-world team management experience

Swinburne University of Technology
Undergraduate
Science & Technology

Diploma of Logistics

The Diploma of Logistics provides a qualification for students interested in the integrated management of logistics. This course focuses on procedures for transport and logistics management. Students will explore areas such as the management of suppliers, supply chain and customer service as well as the management of operational and financial plans and budgets.

RMIT University
Vocational
Business

Graduate Certificate in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Crime is a reality in modern society and as such there is a constant need for qualified professionals who are able to deal with criminal behaviour and its impact on society. This Criminology and Criminal Justice online course from Griffith University explores the core issues and causes behind criminal behaviour. Through an examination of criminology, contemporary research and current policy debates, you will develop a thorough understanding of the structure of our criminal justice system and for the issues behind criminal behaviour.

Griffith University
Postgraduate
Arts & Humanities

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Graduate Certificate in Middle Years Education

While there are degrees targeted at those wanting to teach primary or secondary students, most teachers do not have formal qualifications in educating upper primary, lower secondary or middle school students. This online course in Middle Years Education is designed to give qualified teachers the opportunity to specialise in this challenging and rewarding area.

Griffith University
Postgraduate
Education & Training

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Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Curtin University is designed for practising TESOL teachers and teachers from other subject areas who wish to gain TESOL training. This TESOL course will assist education professionals with career development through additional specialist training and up-to-date certification. As a TESOL teacher employment options are varied and numerous.

Curtin University
Postgraduate
Education & Training

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Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching

The Graduate Certificate of Tertiary Teaching education degree through Curtin University offers a comprehensive range of subjects to guarantee you are ready for real-world classrooms when you graduate. Subject units covered include developing professional curriculum practices, leadership and innovation skills, effective communication between students, peers and the community and working in online learning environments.

Curtin University
Postgraduate
Education & Training

Graduate Diploma of Science (Astronomy)

Do more than stargaze with a postgraduate qualification in Science (Astronomy) from Swinburne University. This online course is for science educators, those working in astronomy related fields, and anyone with a love of astronomy. As a student of this Astronomy course you will be introduced to the solar system and develop an understanding of dark matter, the birth, life and death of stars, and galaxies and galaxy formation.

Swinburne University of Technology
Postgraduate
Science & Technology

Master of Arts (Writing)

This postgraduate Arts (Writing) course through Swinburne University will help you establish a professional writing career. Through this online writing course you will develop specialist skills in business writing, composing articulate corporate memos and emails, persuasive writing techniques and explore how to communicate in professional and creative contexts. Good writing is a valuable skill and skilled writers are highly sought-after in the corporate, government and creative industries.

Swinburne University of Technology
Postgraduate
Marketing & Advertising

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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Get your MBA online with RMIT - one of the longest-standing providers of MBAs in Australia. Graduates of the Master of Business Administration become leaders in large corporations, government, not-for-profit organisations, and their own entrepreneurial ventures.

RMIT University
Postgraduate
Management

Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Crime is a reality in modern society and as such there is a constant need for qualified professionals who are able to deal with criminal behaviour and its impact on society. This Criminology and Criminal Justice online course from Griffith University explores the core issues and causes behind criminal behaviour. Through an examination of criminology, contemporary research and current policy debates, you will develop a thorough understanding of the structure of our criminal justice system and for the issues behind criminal behaviour.

Griffith University
Postgraduate
Arts & Humanities

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Master of Finance

Prepare for a career in finance and economics with RMIT University's Master of Finance. Designed to enhance your analytical and problem-solving abilities, and to develop your understanding of the principles of finance, econometrics, research and financial markets, you'll also have access to comprehensive financial databases and sophisticated software so you can hit the ground running after graduation.

RMIT University
Postgraduate
Finance

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Master of Forensic Mental Health

The Forensic Mental Health online courses from Griffith University train mental health professionals already working with, or wanting to work with, criminal offenders who have mental health problems. Undertaking this postgraduate degree you will gain an understanding of the relevant policies and legislation that govern forensic mental health administration. You will develop specialist skills in patient management and assessment.

Griffith University
Postgraduate
Health & Medicine

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Master of Information Technology Project Management

Do you want to build a career in managing Business-IT Projects? IT is the major source of innovation and transformation in contemporary organisations and is critical for long term competitive position and sustainability. Business-IT Projects are assuming greater strategic and operational importance in organisations with the success of the organisation often linked to its success at the timely and agile implementation of IT and management of change . Organisations are also increasingly demanding a clear, demonstrable business case and return on the investments they make in IT, meaning there is greater emphasis on the delivery of business value from IT-driven transformation projects. The skills, knowledge and attributes required to lead teams involved in the implementation of these projects is a valuable capability for today's organisations. You will gain valuable insights, knowledge and skills to take your career to the next level by enrolling in the Master of IT Project Management.

Swinburne University of Technology
Postgraduate
Science & Technology

Master of Project Management

Deliver projects on time and on budget and enjoy a career where you are in demand. A Project Management degree from University of South Australia can give you the skills and know-how to establish a top-notch reputation as a project management professional. This online course will train you how to create, plan, document and deliver projects within time, cost and quality constraints. Students will learn to use the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) as a framework. PMBOK will provide students with a generic approach to project management that can be applied in multiple industries.

University of South Australia
Postgraduate
Business

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Master of Public Health

Enjoy a respected career that is in constant demand. This postgraduate Public Health course from Curtin University is a multidisciplinary postgraduate qualification designed for current professionals and those interested in a career in the public health field. Study a broad range of public health units including research, critical evaluation of public health issues and information analysis. This online course gives you the option to specialise in a major subject to further develop knowledge and skills in the public health area.

Curtin University
Postgraduate
Health & Medicine

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Master of Sports Coaching

Let your passion for sports lead you into a new phase of your career and acquire the skills and expertise to become an elite sports coach. Designed by some of the leading coaches and experts in the coachingfield, you will develop top-notch practical and theoretical skills and expertise for professional practice. Get ready to kick-start your career path to high-performance coaching.

Griffith University
Postgraduate
Business

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Master of Technology (Business Systems)

The Master of Technology (Business Systems) is designed to suit the needs of a wide range of participants from different industry backgrounds. Its purpose is to build on the students experience and extend students knowledge and skills in relation to both information technology and its capacity to create value in an organisational context. The program aims to address both operational and strategic challenges. It is designed for professionals who do not already have formal ICT qualifications.

Swinburne University of Technology
Postgraduate
Science & Technology