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Introducing Opportunity Unlimited 

Following the Australian Government reforms to Higher Education under the Job-ready Graduates Package, ACU has developed Opportunity Unlimited; a suite of short course and professional learning opportunities to help you upskill, retrain or kick-start your studies.

Designed to build key skills in a wide range of areas – Opportunity Unlimited is your path towards a new future in a changing world.

Please note, these courses are available to domestic students only.

Subsidised short courses

We are offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate certificates at a reduced fee, allowing you to gain practical skills and knowledge in areas of high demand.

These courses are the perfect opportunity to upskill or retrain. And they are a pathway into a range of more advanced ACU qualifications, with the potential to gain credit for units studied in your short course.  

Short courses

Explore our range of short courses offered for Semester 2 2021.

Allied health

Graduate Certificate in Mental Health

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 26 July 2021
Course fee: $1,972
Further studies: If you wish to continue your studies, this course can be used as a pathway, with credit, into the Master of Mental Health

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Business

Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 26 July 2021
Course fee: $3,972
Further studies: If you wish to continue your studies, this course can be used as a pathway, with credit, into the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management, Master of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management or Master of Business Administration.

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Information technology

Graduate Certificate in Application Development

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online North Sydney
Start date: 26 July 2021
Course fee: $3,972
Further studies: If you wish to continue your studies, this course can be used as a pathway, with credit, into the Master of Information Technology or Master of Business Administration.

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Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 26 July 2021
Course fee: $3,972
Further studies: If you wish to continue your studies, this course can be used as a pathway, with credit, into the Master of Information Technology or Master of Business Administration.

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Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 26 July 2021
Course fee: $3,972
Further studies: If you wish to continue your studies, this course can be used as a pathway, with credit, into the Master of Information Technology or Master of Business Administration.

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Nursing

Graduate Certificate in Aged Care Management*

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 26 July 2021
Course fee: $3,291 – $4,610 (fee depends on chosen elective)

*Subject to final approval

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Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 26 July 2021
Course fee: $1,972
Further studies: If you wish to continue your studies, this course can be used as a pathway, with credit, into the Master of Mental Health Nursing.

Apply now


Professional education

Graduate Certificate in Education

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 26 July 2021
Course fee: $1,972
Further studies: If you wish to continue your studies, this course can be used as a pathway, with credit, into the Master of Education.

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Public health and administration

Graduate Certificate in Digital Health

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 26 July 2021
Course fee: $4,791
Further studies: If you wish to continue your studies, this course can be used as a pathway, with credit, into the Graduate Diploma in Digital Health or Master of Digital Health. 

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Graduate Certificate in Health Administration

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online, North Sydney
Start date: 26 July 2021
Course fee: $1,972
Further studies: If you wish to continue your studies, this course can be used as a pathway, with credit, into the Master of Health Administration.

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Graduate Certificate in Health Professional Education

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 26 July 2021
Course fee: $1,972
Further studies: If you wish to continue your studies, this course can be used as a pathway, with credit, into the Master of Health Professional Education.

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Teaching

Undergraduate Certificate in Educational Studies

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 26 July 2021
Course fee: $1,972
Further studies: If you wish to continue your studies, this course can be used as a pathway, with credit, into the Bachelor of Educational Studies.

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Graduate Certificate in Teaching

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 26 July 2021
Course fee: $1,972
Further studies: If you wish to continue your studies, this course can be used as a pathway, with credit, into the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary), Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary)/Graduate Certificate in Religious Education, Master of Teaching (Primary) or Master of Teaching (Primary)/Graduate Certificate in Religious Education.

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Please note, some courses may require a minimum of five enrolments to proceed for the midyear intake. 


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