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Date published: 1 October 2010

Open Universities Australia (OUA) is delighted to introduce new course offerings for 2011 in the key areas of business, arts, education, science, IT, law and justice.

With more than 1100 units and 130 qualifications from 18 leading universities and other providers across Australia, OUA continues to be the national leader in online higher education, offering the greatest range of study options.


2011 New undergraduate and postgraduate courses:

Undergraduate Qualifications through OUA

  • Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship and Corporate Information Management) (Curtin University)
  • Bachelor of Behavioural Studies (Psychology) (Swinburne University of Technology)
  • Bachelor of Business (Advertising) (Swinburne University of Technology) (new major)

Postgraduate Qualifications through OUA

  • Graduate Certificate in World Historical Studies (Griffith University)
  • Graduate Diploma in Design (Design Anthropology) (Swinburne University of Technology)
  • Master of Human Rights (Curtin University)
  • Graduate Certificate in Human Rights (Curtin University)
  • Master of Information Management (Curtin University)
  • Graduate Diploma in Information and Library Studies (Curtin University)
  • Graduate Diploma in Records Management and Archives (Curtin University)
  • Master of Sports Coaching (Griffith University)
  • Graduate Certificate in Sports Coaching (Griffith University)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Asian Studies (Murdoch University)
  • Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (University of South Australia)
  • Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (University of South Australia)
  • Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (University of South Australia)
  • Graduate Certificate in Education Law (Australian Catholic University)
  • Graduate Certificate in eLearning (University of New England)
  • Master of Information Technology Project Management (Swinburne University of Technology)
  • Master of International Relations (Griffith University)
  • Graduate Certificate in International Relations (Griffith University)
  • Graduate Diploma in Extractive Metallurgy (Murdoch University)

2011 Schedule

Complete schedules of all 2011 Undergraduateand Postgraduate Unit offerings and the study periods they are available in are outlined in the documents below.

In addition to the 2011 schedule, OUA will continue to offer access to UniSA's Commonwealth-funded Bachelor of Nursing and provide access to the Griffith Commonwealth-funded Master of Social Work.


2011 Academic Calendar

Study Periods
Close of enrolment
Start
Census Date
End
Phone
Online
Study Period 1 (SP1)
11 February 2011
13 February 2011
28 February 2011
21 March 2011
29 May 2011
Study Period 2 (SP2)
13 May 2011
15 May 2011
30 May 2011
20 June 2011
28 August 2011
Study Period 3 (SP3)
12 August 2011
14 August 2011
29 August 2011
19 September 2011
27 November 2011
Study Period 4 (SP4)
11 November 2011
13 November 2011
28 November 2011
19 December 2011
26 February 2012
Invigilated exams are usually conducted in the fortnight following the end of the Study Period.
Sessions
Close of enrolment
Start
Census Date
End
Phone
Online
Session 1 (SESS1)
11 February 2011
13 February 2011
28 February 2011
24 March 2011
5 June 2011
Session 2 (SESS2)
1 July 2010
3 July 2011
18 July 2011
11 August 2011
23 October 2011
Session 3 (SESS3)
28 October 2011
30 October 2011
14 November 2011
8 December 2011
19 February 2012
Invigilated exams are usually conducted within three weeks following the end of the Session.

Services

In 2011, Open Universities Australia will continue to build on the range of additional services for our students.

As an OUA student you can:

  • Get equipped for the learning demands of online tertiary education with a choice of preparatory units including Enabling e-learning
  • Meet other students studying the same units by opting in to the online student name list
  • Build your learning skills with any of the six free Quick Skills modules available to you
  • Access additional tutorial support through SMARTHINKING, a 24/7 online tutorial support service
  • Get help from a professionally qualified and experienced counsellors with our free, confidential, all hours, telephone counselling service
  • Sign up for free career counselling sessions through CareerSpace

2011 Undergraduate Fee Structure

Fee Structure
Discipline Area
Pre-2008 students
Standard Fees
Band 1
Arts and Social Sciences
$750
$750
Band 2
Science and IT
$895
$980
Band 3
Business
$895
$1090

International students are required to pay an additional $225 above the standard fees quoted for each unit at undergraduate or postgraduate level.

Some units have higher fees to cover cost of materials and practicums. These are shown in the attached schedules, together with postgraduate and other fees which are priced individually.

Enrolments for 2011 will open on Monday 22 November.

For more information, contact an OUA Student Advisor by telephone 1300 363 652 or through our Online Enquiry Form.

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