Just like our changing world, our courses are continually evolving. Some of the courses listed on this page are completely new. Others have been revised to ensure they are the most effective degree we can offer our students, or are being introduced on a particular campus for the first time.

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Are you looking for a course to help you chart a new direction? Browse our list of new programs below. You never know which one may kickstart something wonderful.

Digital Health

The suite of courses in digital health has been designed for graduates to advance patient-centred collaborative health care through the application of advanced knowledge, understanding and skill in digital technologies, health data science, management and leadership, research, health policy and health information technologies. For current health professionals, the Graduate Diploma in Digital Health and Graduate Certificate in Digital Health provide foundational knowledge in areas such as collection of big health data, data analytics, and digital health strategy for future health service delivery needs. These courses are also suitable for information technology (IT) professionals looking to move into the health sector.

  • Master of Digital Health
  • Graduate Diploma in Digital Health
  • Graduate Certificate in Digital Health

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Bachelor of Arts (Western Civilisation)

ACU’s Bachelor of Arts (Western Civilisation) is an exciting new course opening up the intellectual tradition and culture of the West.

It is a liberal arts degree that will give ambitious students a deep understanding of western literature, philosophy, art, politics, religion, science and history, and how these help us to understand our world and the dialogue between cultures.

As an exceptional and high-achieving student, you will study with an intellectually motivated group of peers dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge and academic enquiry. The Ramsay Centre is funding 30 scholarships valued at $30,000 per year ($90,000 total) across the duration of your degree.

Applications should be made direct to ACU.

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Graduate Certificate in Education (Highly Accomplished/Lead Educational Practice)

Start date: Semester 2, 2021
Location: Online
Duration: 1 year part-time

This course is designed for teachers who wish to be supported to gain national recognition as a highly accomplished and lead teacher in their school community or organisation.

HALT accreditation opens a wealth of possibilities for educators. The Graduate Certificate in Education (Highly Accomplished/Lead Educational Practice) meets the growing need to support emerging leaders to advance their knowledge, understanding of concepts and expert skills in the domains of their professional interests and responsibilities in increasingly complex and changing environments. This specialisation will assist teachers to demonstrate and document evidence-based reflective practice that aligns with the AITSL HALT Australian Professional Teacher Standards, whilst fulfilling unit requirements.

Applications now open

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Graduate Diploma in Education (Technologies)

Start date: Semester 2, 2021
Location: Multi-mode, Strathfield
Duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

The Graduate Diploma in Education (Technologies) is a course that responds to the need for teachers to be upskilled and ready to empower students in STEM. Broaden your options by becoming a qualified Technologies teacher.

ACU is the only Metropolitan University that offers in-service teachers this opportunity.

Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science/Bachelor of Nutrition Science

Start date: Available from 2021
Location: Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield
Duration: 4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Physical activity and healthy eating are fundamental to good health and wellbeing. They reduce the risk of disease and improve or maintain overall quality of life by enhancing mental and social wellbeing. This degree equips you with the skills to pursue careers related to exercise and sport science and nutrition science.

You’ll learn how the human body works, the best ways to fuel it and how to apply that knowledge in an ethical way.

If you want a career helping people improve their health and wellbeing, a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science/Bachelor of Nutrition Science might be for you.

Bachelor of Philosophy/ Bachelor of Laws

Start date: Available from 2020
Location: Melbourne, North Sydney/Strathfield
Duration: 5 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Become a lawyer who stands up for the people in need and causes that matter. By combining law with philosophy, you’ll gain a keen insight into the broader context in which the law operates.

The Bachelor of Laws degree is global, practical and ethical in focus. It supports graduates in the acquisition of the advanced theoretical and technical knowledge, together with the development of the practical skills and experience required to become a successful lawyer in diverse roles in a global community.

The study of philosophy provides students with rich and horizon-broadening contexts for thinking through complex principles and practices, enabling them to think deeply and critically about fundamental issues concerning beliefs, values, including indigenous beliefs and values, law, religion, ethics and politics. In addition, philosophy helps hone critical skills in logical reasoning, reading comprehension, analytical thinking and writing proficiency.

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