Swinburne Online is a new way to study

Studying a university degree online means you can reach your goals - without putting your life on hold.

  • Study anywhere

    From your kitchen table to your morning commute, studying online means you can open your classroom wherever you are.

  • Online community

    Your fellow students will be a great source of motivation and support in interactive study groups and discussion boards.

  • Fits around your life

    Whatever time of day you like to study, our courses are designed to let you be in charge of your own study schedule.

  • 24 hour access

    Your online university never closes, so you can access your study materials and discussion boards any time of the day.

  • Flexible study load

    We have three teaching periods each year, which means you can speed up or slow down your course to suit your needs.

  • Live support 7 Days

    Our student support team is always available to answer your questions and help see you through to graduation and beyond.

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Studying online doesn't mean studying alone

Studying online doesn't mean studying alone.

From day one, you'll be in contact with your tutors, classmates and support team. And you'll join a small study group for each unit you choose. Study groups are a great way to bounce ideas off other students and hear unique perspectives.

Your fellow students can be a strong source of motivation and support outside class too. Our online discussion boards are always buzzing with helpful and interesting conversations.

We'll see you through

Dedicated tutors

Dedicated tutors

Our online tutors draw on their years of industry experience to ensure your graduation success.

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Study groups

Study groups

Connect with your classmates, discuss your weekly study topics and brainstorm assignment ideas.

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Assignment assistance

Assignment assistance

On-demand support right when you need it. We can help you reach your full potential and submit your best assignment.

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Virtual classroom

Virtual classroom

Webinars, videos and live chat sessions all create an interactive study environment.

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Support team

Support team

Our support team will provide you with seven day support, from orientation to graduation. 9am-9pm (AEST) Monday to Friday and 10am – 6pm (AEST) on weekends and public holidays.

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Online orientation

Online orientation

Kick-starts your course by giving you the key skills you need to study online.

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Graduation

Graduation

Graduate with a recognised degree from a world-leading university and take your new skills to the workplace.

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An industry-recognised qualification
from a top university

Ranked among the world’s top 3% of universities

7,000+ online
students

20 years' experience in online tertiary study

Graduate with an accredited degree

Graduate with an
accredited degree

Swinburne Online students graduate with the same qualification as on-campus students. The only difference is you did it your way.

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Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University
of Technology

  • Based in Melbourne, Australia
  • Established in 1909
  • Ranked among the world’s top 3% of universities
  • 50,000 on campus and online students
  • Over 90,000 graduates worldwide
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More than just recorded lectures

More than just
recorded lectures

We’ve been delivering online and distance education for 20 years now, so we know what works. Through innovative technology Swinburne Online combines interactive course materials with industry leading student support, providing an engaging learning experience.

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