About UC online study

The University of Canberra is an ambitious university for ambitious people. Our practical, supported and accelerated online courses are designed to deliver outcomes that create real impact and inspire real change in the world around us.

Our postgraduate courses are not only delivered online – they are career-relevant and designed for demand, so you can apply what you learn faster.

Through its online studies, the University is committed to making sure you enjoy a truly flexible and inclusive learning experience that works for you and with you – no matter who or where you are. When you’re connected to the University, you’re connected to an inspiring community of teachers and learners in our nation’s capital.

The mission of the University is to challenge the status quo in the relentless pursuit of better ways to teach and learn. For those who study with the University, the benefit is clear: practical and professional postgraduate learning for those ready to make a difference.


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The University is embedded deep within the Australian capital of Canberra – a place where ideas are born, creativity is explored and opportunity is created.

Our home in Canberra shapes our purpose as a university – whether that’s fostering innovation, meeting healthcare needs, solving environmental challenges or equipping our future leaders.

The University is a university for professionals dedicated to providing immersive student experiences focused on employability outcomes. We have been recognised as the fastest rising university in Australia by QS World University Rankings. Our success is due to our strong industry connections as much as our progressive teaching and learning.

Our location in Australia’s capital city has shaped the unique character of the University as progressive and dynamic. As a hub of learning, practical courses, innovative research and new opportunities, we are dedicated to building a sustainable and prosperous future.