A number of courses at Curtin University are available to be studied either partly or fully online.
Fully online courses
To find out about all of your online undergraduate and postgraduate course options, you can check out the Curtin Online website or view our lists of fully online undergraduate and postgraduate offerings currently available.
Some Curtin courses may be available to study through Open Universities Australia (OUA). The benefit from this is you will still gain the same degree from Curtin University, however OUA may allow you to complete your course faster as units align to four study periods throughout the year as opposed to two semesters.
Partly online courses
Whilst some courses may not be available fully online, some elements of it may be whereby the course is made up of online and on-campus units. We recommend visiting the Curtin Handbook where you can view what units you will study in a particular course, and in what mode they are able to be studied (e.g. online, partially online, internally).
Please note that even students studying a unit classified as "Fully Online" may still be required to complete an exam at either the Curtin Perth campus, a recognised examination centre or another approved regional/rural location. Please see the External Examinations webpage for further information.
Other online options
MOOCs and MicroMasters
Curtin also offer Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) that allow students to complete short courses on a variety of topics online for free. This is a great way to find out if you enjoy a particular area of study before beginning a full degree. Additionally, Curtin's MicroMasters programs are graduate-level university courses designed to advance your career. Successful completion of a MicroMasters credential at the appropriate level allows learners to apply for credit towards the completion of a Masters degree.