Online study allows you to study from the comfort of our own home and will give you the flexibility to fit your study around your work, social and family commitments.
Flexibility to study your way
At CDU you don't need to sacrifice work or family life to study.
Our online learning options offer the flexibility of studying when it suits you so that you can balance study commitments with a career, family and social life.
Increasingly popular with adult learners, studying externally at CDU allows you to learn at your own pace through our supportive and informative virtual classrooms.
There is a range of study options such as part-time, and you can even spread your study load over three semesters a year in some courses.
Although studying online, some courses may require you to complete professional placements, clinical placements or residential blocks on campus.
Sometimes these placements can be completed locally, but for clinical placements and residential blocks, you may need to travel to one of our campuses or centres.
Find out more about professional placements from your college.
If you need to visit one of campuses or centres for a short period to complete a clinical placement, residential block or trade block, our Accommodation Services team can advise you of your accommodation options.
Find out more about accommodation at CDU.
Just because you are studying online, doesn't mean you can't take advantage of campus services and facilities.
If you live near one of our campuses or centres, or if you are visiting campus for a short period, you'll have the full range of CDU services and facilities at your fingertips.
Some of these include:
- cafes and dining options
- a range of accommodation options
- sports facilities, such as tennis courts and covered basketball courts
- gardens and green open spaces
- a well-equipped library, with computers and plenty of books and DVDs for hire
- the CDU bookshop for your all of your textbook needs.
For full details on the services and facilities on offer, visit CDU services.
O Week is for all our students, online and on campus. As an online student, you will find specific online activities in the program especially for you. And if you are studying online but live near a campus, you can come and experience O Week in person.
Find out more about O Week.