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Course information

At the University of Canberra we have all your course needs covered, from pathway programs that help you gain entry to university, all the way to the highest level research degrees.

What do the different labels mean?

Pathway Programs

UC College offers pathway programs or alternative entry programs that make university more accessible. UC College shares a campus and facilities with UC and is the perfect option if you:

  • need to improve your English or study skills
  • are not eligible for direct entry to the University.

These are foundational courses, usually your first degree at university.

Honours

Honours is a 1-year course for high achieving students, typically undertaken at the end of a standard 3 year bachelor's degree. The extra year of study refines your research skills, develops specialist knowledge and provides a springboard to launch you on the path of a successful career.

Postgraduate

Pursue your passion, guided by world ranked academics as you bolster your knowledge and build your career credentials. Postgraduate courses are undertaken once you have completed a bachelor degree or had equivalent work experience.

Research

The hallmark of our dynamic and collaborative research culture is our focus on making real differences for the future. Our research options target breakthroughs in:

Majors & Minors

Majors and minors are groups of subjects that enable you to become an expert in an area of personal inspiration.

Online Options

Explore over 400 units now offered online. Build your qualifications and boost your career with a flexible and convenient study program that fits your life.

Winter Term

Fast track by studying a winter term at the University of Canberra. There are over 120 units from all faculties that are offered in a winter term. A winter term can help you finish your degree sooner or catch up on pre-requisite study. It can also make a future semester less intensive, freeing you up for other activities.

Course Guides

Our course guides contain a complete list of courses on offer. They also contain information on:

  • how to apply for a course;
  • finding student accommodation;
  • facilities on campus; and
  • details on financial help.

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