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Postgraduate courses at ACU

If you’re ready to advance your career, change career, or explore an interest – postgraduate study at ACU can help.

We offer degrees that are graduate certificate, graduate diploma, master’s and PhD.

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Postgraduate events

One-On-One Consultations

Are you a postgraduate student looking to study at ACU or ACU Online? Book a 20-minute One-On-One Consultation with us for an opportunity to chat about your postgraduate study options.

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Postgraduate webinars

Join us for a series of webinars to have your questions about postgraduate study at ACU answered. Hear from course coordinators and teaching staff about course content and structure, graduate outcomes and more.

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Talk with Industry series

Join us online to hear from ACU alumni about their professional experiences after completing their studies at ACU. Take part in a Q&A session with our graduates.

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Progress with ACU

If you’re ready to take that next step, we’re ready to get you there. Learn about the application process, fees and financial support, student services, study options and more.

How to apply

It’s easy to apply for a postgraduate coursework degree using our step-by-step guide. The process should only take about 20 minutes.

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Fees

Your fees will depend on your course choice and placement offer. If your postgraduate coursework application is successful, you’ll likely be offered a domestic fee-paying place (DFP). A limited number of postgraduate coursework degrees have Commonwealth supported places (CSP) available.

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FEE-HELP

If you’re an eligible domestic student with a domestic fee-paying offer, you will have the option to defer payment of all or part of your fees through the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP).

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Scholarships

Open to current and future ACU students, our scholarships cater for every student type including postgraduate and research. Browse scholarship types, payment methods and how to apply.

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Postgraduate alumni rebate

Have you studied with ACU before? We offer a 10 per cent reimbursement on full fee-paying courses to alumni and students about to graduate .

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Important dates for your diary

Learn about the key dates on the academic calendar, including application deadlines, census dates and class timetables.

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Veteran Entry Program

If you are a current or former member of the Australian Defence Force, you might be eligible for ACU’s Veteran Entry Program (VEP) and Student Veteran Support Program (SVSP).

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Understand credit and RPL

If you have previous study or work experience, you may qualify for credit transfer or recognition of prior learning towards a course with us.

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Flexible study options

Whether it’s part-time, online, multi-mode or intensive, we offer the flexibility to fit study around other demands on your time.

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Benefits of online study

With ACU Online, all you need is access to a computer, an internet connection and a browser. Combined with our range of support services and our innovative online learning environment, you’ll get access to the same high-quality qualification – with more convenience.

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Student services

Whether it’s brushing up on referencing, utilising library resources or accessing support, we offer a wide range of student services to help.

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Research degrees

Complete a research degree and you’re ready to become an expert in your field. The first step in that direction is to understand your options.

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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. Learn more
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Why choose postgraduate study at ACU?

Top 2 % Universities worldwide1
Stars 5 Full-time employment2
Top 10 Catholic universities worldwide3

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What if I’m not Catholic?

You don’t need to be Catholic to study with us. We welcome staff and students of all faiths – or none.

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Need help? Contact AskAU

Reach out to us at AskACU if you have any questions about your postgraduate study options.

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International student fees

Find out about our international tuition fees and payment options, including our one-price course fees to help you plan your studies with us.

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