Tertiary education courses

Study tertiary education and get ready to teach at uni

Get the skills and knowledge needed for a career as a professional educator in higher education. Impact the lives of adult learners and help them choose or further their professions.

What you’ll learn from a course in tertiary education:

Choose a tertiary education course and you’ll cover a range of topics to support your aspirations as a higher education leader or practitioner. These include:

  • Curriculum design and creative teaching strategies.
  • New pedagogies for innovative learning.
  • Positive and technology rich learning environments.
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Tertiary education degree specialisations

Open Universities Australia offers a range of online tertiary education courses for you to explore. Enrol with a leading Australian university in a specialisation to shape your career or fire your passion. You might choose from areas such as:

  • Online learning
    Design and deliver online courses. Get work ready for a remote-world, skilled up in digital practices, digital literacies, and student management online.
  • Governance and leadership
    Gain confidence and expertise. Courses in governance are ideal for professionals already working in the higher education sector, including policy makers and senior administrative staff.
  • Postgraduate research supervision
    Adopt high standards and best practices to manage the challenges of various levels of research including Masters and Honours dissertations.

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Why study online through Open Universities Australia?

Find the right course for you

Explore and choose from thousands of degrees, subjects and short courses from leading Australian unis.

Start studying, regardless of academic history

We offer entry without requirements through single undergraduate subjects from full degrees.

Gain credit towards your degree

Apply for credit for past study, or your work experience, and finish your studies faster.

Graduate with a degree from a leading uni

Enrol through us and graduate with exactly the same qualifications as on-campus students.

Feel supported from start to finish

Our student advisors can guide you in the right direction and help with your enrolment.

We're here to guide you there

Our student advisors can assist you with enrolment, help you plan your studies, and answer questions about how studying through Open Universities Australia can get you from where you are today, to where you want to be tomorrow.

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