Study flexibility

ACU offers a range of different ways to study.

We keep it flexible so you can manage your work, study and family commitments. For example, some of our courses are delivered online using cutting-edge interactive technologies – meaning you can study from wherever you like.

Online

Delivered fully online including assessments.

Online postgraduate courses
Online undergraduate courses

Intensive

Units (subjects) are delivered in a block over consecutive weekdays and/or weekends.

Part-time

A part-time student is one who undertakes a load of less than 0.75 EFTSL. For example, in a course with the standard annual credit point load of 80 credit points, a part-time student would undertake less than 30 credit points per semester.

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Other study modes

Study mode is the way in which a course or unit is delivered. ACU offers a number of flexible delivery options.

Full-time

To be regarded as full-time, a student must be undertaking a load of at least 0.75 EFTSL. For example, in a course with the standard annual credit point load of 80 credit points, to be enrolled full-time a student must undertake at least 30 credit points per semester.

Onshore

Delivered at an ACU campus.

Off-campus

Delivered at another location.

Offshore

Delivered at an overseas location.

Attendance

Primarily attendance, either face-to-face or via video conference, at an ACU campus or another location.

Multi-mode

Some online with a compulsory attendance component (including examinations, placements, etc).

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