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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. 

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  • Top 100 university globally for quality education

    According to the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2021

  • #4 in Australia for humanities, culture and social services employment outcomes

    According to the Good Universities Guide 2022

  • Focus on unique Indigenous and Asia Pacific perspectives

    Learn from cultural experts and benefit from strong links to Northern Australia and South East Asia

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Postgraduate Coursework
Course Name
Duration
Locations
Shortlist

2022

0.5 year/s Full-time
1 year/s Part-time
0.5 year/s Full-time
Casuarina campus, Online
Casuarina campus
2 year/s Full-time
4 year/s Part-time
2 year/s Full-time
Casuarina campus, Online
Casuarina campus
2 year/s Full-time
4 year/s Part-time
2 year/s Full-time
Casuarina campus, Online
Casuarina campus
Course Name
Duration
Locations
Shortlist

2022

2 year/s Full-time
4 year/s Part-time
2 year/s Full-time
Casuarina campus, Online
Casuarina campus
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