Introducing Opportunity Unlimited

The world might be on hold, but your future isn’t.

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 or retrain, and to support people and services transitioning to new ways of working.

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

The Australian Government is providing support for people to retrain or upskill during COVID-19. In response, 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.

Challenge accepted

As the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are witnessing a radical readjustment to many aspects of our society. While disasters hold a mirror up to our world as it is, they also challenge our concepts of normality – they invite us to make the impossible possible.

We have seen devastation and tragedy. But we have also seen hope and unity. We have seen borders closed. But we have also seen global collaboration unlike any time in history.

The future won’t be defined by pandemic and disaster, but by education and humanity.

This is history in the making. A challenge for us all, and to be met together.

Short courses

We’ve launched a range of short courses. Each course is comprised of four units and helps you gain entry into, and earn credit towards, a range of ACU degrees. 

Applications for Semester 1 2021 have been extended and will close 1 March 2021.

Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

This graduate certificate provides you with a technical skillset and the necessary communication skills and critical thinking abilities to help advance your career in information and communications technology (ICT).

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: North Sydney and online
Start date: 1 March 2021
Course fee: $3,972

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Graduate Certificate in Global Health

This graduate certificate equips you with skills to contribute to the health and wellbeing of populations throughout the world. You will gain advanced knowledge of global health with special emphasis on advocacy, cultural responsiveness, humanitarianism and sustainable development. You will learn to not just implement policies and programs that improve global health, but to actively influence global health policies and programs.

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Melbourne
Start date: 1 March 2021
Course fee: $3,972

Apply now

 

Graduate Certificate in Safeguarding Children and Young People

This graduate certificate addresses the principles, laws, regulatory frameworks, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people.

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 1 March 2021
Course fee: $7,248

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Graduate Certificate in Public Health

This graduate certificate equips you with knowledge, understanding and skills to improve population health and wellbeing. Learn how to analyse and utilise best available evidence to support public health action; and demonstrate skills needed to critique and implement particular types of public health interventions.

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Melbourne
Start date: 1 March 2021
Course fee: $3,972

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Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation

The graduate certificate has been purposefully developed to provide evidence-based studies for registered health professionals who are seeking to extend knowledge and skills in the provision of rehabilitation or restorative care, for promotion and professional recognition, or their return to the workforce.

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: North Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
Start date: 1 March 2021
Course fee: $3,972

Apply now

 

Graduate Certificate in Health Administration

This graduate certificate is for those pursuing a management or leadership role in health care. Graduate with the skills to examine organisational culture, management, governance and quality improvement.

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: North Sydney
Start date: 1 March 2021
Course fee: $1,972

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Graduate Certificate in Health Professional Education

This graduate certificate empowers you to be a capable and responsive educator of health professionals. This fully-online course will extend your knowledge and critical thinking skills in relation to health professional education and its integral relationship to quality and safe patient care.

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 1 March 2021
Course fee: $1,972

Apply now

 

Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing

Nursing clinicians can expand their skills in mental health practice with evidence-based knowledge and practice enabling immediate application in the workplace.

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 1 March 2021
Course fee: $1,972

Apply now

 

Graduate Certificate in Mental Health

Designed for those working in allied health, this course allows you to expand your knowledge and skills in mental health practice with evidence-based knowledge and practice enabling immediate application/translation in the workplace.

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 1 March 2021
Course fee: $1,972

Apply now

 

Undergraduate Certificate in Public Health

This course will prepare you to be ethically informed, reflective, and knowledgeable in foundational public health and health promotion principles, theories and practice. The focus of public health is on the organised efforts of society to protect, promote and improve the health and wellbeing of populations.

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Melbourne
Start date: 1 March 2021
Course fee: $3,472

Apply now

 

Undergraduate Certificate in Nutrition Science

This course will prepare you to be an ethically informed, reflective, and knowledgeable graduate with foundational knowledge and a comprehension of the scientific principles that underpin the study of food and nutrition science, and with an introductory understanding of the cognitive and applied skills required to promote health to individuals and the wider community.

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Melbourne, Blacktown and North Sydney
Start date: 1 March 2021
Course fee: $3,972

Apply now

 

Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management

This graduate certificate is for those wanting to prevent personal harm and environmental degradation. Develop the skills and knowledge to pursue a meaningful career in a range of professions and industries.

Duration: 6 months full-time (or part-time equivalent)
Study mode: Online
Start date: 1 March 2021
Course fee: $3,972

Apply now

 

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