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Flexible study options

Whatever your motivation is, we can guide you in the right direction.

With on-campus, online, part-time and full-time study options, you'll have the flexibility and support to do it your way.

How will you be studying?

Study online

Study from the comfort of your own home and fit your study around your work, social and family commitments.

Study on campus

Benefit from having campus facilities at your fingertips and the opportunity to meet new friends and get involved with student life.

Campuses and centres

Choose from our campuses and centres in the Northern Territory and Sydney.

Additional Information

Adult learners

Not everybody goes straight from school into higher education. In fact, many adult learners would argue that life experience makes the tertiary experience all the more rewarding. 

CDU has a number of adult learners entering the University through many different pathways.

Find out more about study pathways.

School leavers

Whether you're a student thinking about studying with us, a parent looking for information, or a teacher ready to engage your students, we have the materials ready for you.

Explore the Schools Engagement website for information on courses, scholarships, accommodation, travel opportunities, campus life, pathways and find out how the university experience is more than just studying.

Visit Schools Engagement for more information.

International students

Moving to Australia to study can be a little daunting. That's why CDU's Office of International Services is here to support you and make the transition easy.

The friendly staff can advise you on the application process, settling in at CDU and much more.

Find out more about international student support.

Indigenous students

Charles Darwin University aims to ensure that Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander people have access to all the skills they need to achieve their aspirations.

If you have the desire to study we will help you find a course that suits your qualifications and ambitions, and support you through the learning process.

Find out more about Indigenous support at CDU.

Australian Defence Force Higher Education Advanced Standing Scheme

Charles Darwin University (CDU) prides itself on its flexible entry and multiple pathways to tertiary level studies.
CDU participate in the Australian Defence Force Higher Education Advanced Standing Scheme.

The credit transfer arrangements for the scheme may be reviewed at times.

Contact Student Central for the most up-to-date information.

Regional and remote support

Many people live in remote areas throughout the Northern Territory, but Charles Darwin University (CDU)  ensures you don't miss out on a good education because of their location.

CDU's remote services provides support for schools in the effective delivery of TAFE and Higher Education programs to those Territorians residing outside of Darwin.

This is fostered by effective liaison with remote communities though a small team of campus administrators and field officers based in regional centres.

Visit campuses and centres for more information.

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