Postgraduate Short Courses
In as little as 6 months, you can complete a Graduate Certificate to gain specialist knowledge in your field. Designed for working professionals who already hold an undergraduate degree, these fast and flexible qualifications can be studied 100% online.Explore courses
Choose CDU for a postgraduate degree
#2 Australian university for postgraduate employment outcomes
The Good Universities Guide 2023 ranks CDU as a leader for postgraduate employment outcomes
30 years' experience in distance and online education
We have what it takes to support flexible study
Top 100 university in the Asia Pacific
According to the Times Higher Education Asia-Pacific University Rankings 2019
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Why choose CDU
Like our namesake Charles Darwin, we think differently. We innovate, embrace change, challenge conventions and look for better ways.
We bring those with unique experiences and perspectives together in an inclusive and supportive learning environment to connect, discover and grow.
We are young, flexible and internationally recognised for teaching, research and First Nations education.Learn more
At CDU, there is a study pathway for everyone. Explore our course and student types, admission requirements and pathways to study so you can apply with confidence.
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5 signs you're ready for postgraduate study
Deciding to study a postgraduate degree can feel like a big step, but it comes with a whole heap of benefits both personally and professionally. Whether you're interested in research or just progressing at work, if you're considering any sort of postgrad experience, check out our tips to know if you're in the right frame of mind to begin.
How you can change careers entirely in just 2 yearsRead more
Already hold an undergraduate degree? You may be able to change careers faster than you think. And you'll open up opportunities to work in some of today's most in-demand jobs.
Tips to succeed as a postgrad parentRead more
Starting a postgraduate degree as a working parent may seem daunting at first, but before you file it in the “too hard” basket, read our tips to make study and parenthood doable.