Why ACU Online?

Choose a qualification that will give you the skills to achieve your goals, has been specifically designed for online learning, and provides you with personalised support whenever you need it.

The right choice

Develop skills to make a difference to your own life and the lives of others when you study with ACU Online.

Human support

When you contact our support services, you’ll be reaching a dedicated member of our team, ready to help you seven days a week over the phone, SMS, email or live chat.

Designed for online

You’ll be studying a course that has been specifically designed for online learning taught by experts in their field. And you’ll be learning in a cutting-edge, virtual learning environment alongside your peers.

Study where you want when you want

You’re in control of your learning. Our courses are incredibly flexible, so you’ll be able to create a study experience that suits your situation. Whether you want to study first thing in the morning from home, or in the afternoon at the office – it’s all up to you.

Make a difference

Graduate with more than a qualification. By choosing ACU Online, you’re studying with a university that is committed to social justice and the common good. You’ll be empowered to make a difference and inspire others.

Prepare for career success

ACU is a proud leader in graduate employability. We’re been awarded five stars for full-time postgraduate employment1 and we're top 7 in Australia for overall graduate employment2. We’ve have been recognised globally with five stars for employability.3

  1. Good Universities Guide 2022
  2. Graduate Outcomes Survey – Longitudinal 2022, medium-term, full-time employment 2020–2022 for domestic undergraduate students
  3. QS Stars 2019

Reputation and ranking

We’re young, but we are making our mark on the world stage. ACU is ranked in the top two per cent of all universities worldwide1.

Our research programs tackle enduring and pressing issues in society, in Australia, and around the world. And our research has been assessed as first or equal first in Australia in the following fields:

  • cardiorespiratory medicine and haematology
  • clinical sciences
  • cognitive sciences
  • human movement and sports science
  • nursing
  • nutrition and dietetics
  • psychology
  • public health and health services
  • religion and religious studies
  • specialist studies in education.2
  1. Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022. Percentage calculated as ACU's world rank as a proportion of the total number of universities in the world: International Handbook of Universities 2019, Palgrave MacMillan
  2. Four-digit FoRs, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2018

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