Further study

Do what you love. Discover a life less ordinary.

People enrol in postgraduate study for many reasons – to improve employment opportunities, specialise in a particular field, change career direction, or explore an interest.

The decision to continue studying, or return to study, can be both exciting and daunting. ACU offers a number of flexible study options to help you manage work and family commitments. You’ll work with internationally respected academics, in state-of-the-art facilities, at any one of our seven campuses around Australia.

It’s your world, and your time. Explore postgraduate study options at ACU, and make yours a life less ordinary.

There are many ways to continue your study journey, here’s some info to get you started.

Postgraduate Discount

Postgraduate coursework degrees are structured similarly to undergraduate degrees and with many courses you can choose to study on-campus or online. A 10% rebate is offered to domestic ACU graduates (from any faculty) enrolling in full fee-paying postgraduate studies to commence studying in 2016 and until further notice. There are three levels of postgraduate coursework study:

  • Graduate Certificate
  • Graduate Diploma
  • Masters

ACU has an exciting range of postgraduate courses available across the disciplines of business, commerce, education, informatics and business systems, health, psychology and social sciences, and theology and philosophy.


Research degrees allow you to focus on a field of your choice. Research students usually don’t attend lectures or tutorials – instead, they conduct independent research. Find out more about research degrees in our research section.

Executive Education

ACU Executive Education offers unique leadership training courses designed to develop a new calibre of executive leaders who can manage the complexities of today's shifting business practices.  It is a visionary approach to leadership development training.