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Introduction to Library & information services

See yourself working in a library? Study a library course and you’ll launch a career that’s so much more than scanning book returns. 

An online library course in library and information studies will empower you to be the face of educational material and storytelling for your entire community. Help those who walk through the library doors access information that can change their lives.

Study librarianship with leading Australian universities through Open Universities Australia to explore areas such as archive courses and records management.

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University of South Australia


Introduction to the GLAM sector

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Starts 16 Sep 2024

Curtin University


Archives and Heritage Collections

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Starts 26 Aug 2024

University of Tasmania


Knowledge Management

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Starts 22 Jul 2024, 18 Nov 2024

Curtin University


Communities and Literacies

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Starts 27 May 2024, 26 Aug 2024

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Online library & information services degrees

Curtin University

A course for professional careers in librarianship

From creating metadata to managing collections, you’ll unpack the core principles of library science. Organise information. Facilitate access to knowledge. Explore the inner workings of libraries and information services.

Online & on-campus

1 year full time or part time equivalent

University of Tasmania


Graduate Certificate in Digital Health

Explore the internet’s role in health care

Study contemporary trends, issues, policy and practice in health informatics. Analyse potential problems in the digital storing and sharing of health information. Unpack social, ethical and legal issues.

100% online

1 year full time or part time equivalent

La Trobe University

Make a vital, behind-the-scenes contribution to healthcare

Combine health, business, and IT skills to unlock careers in the healthcare industry. You’ll learn how to create, use, and protect digital and traditional information about patients’ health. Explore the role of data in healthcare planning and research.

Online & on-campus

3 years full time or part time equivalent

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

University of Queensland

Be at the forefront of healthcare’s digital transformation

Join a fast-growing field in need of data professionals with the skills to improve digital systems for patients and clinicians. Study interdisciplinary subjects that incorporate business, economics, ICT and data. Revolutionise health organisations.

100% online

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