Online short courses

Upskill or reskill for your future and gain credible expertise from leading Australian universities

Study short courses that run anywhere from two hours to six months.

Find even more satisfaction in your career by enrolling in an online short course. Learn quickly under the guidance of industry experts, and gain in-demand new skills.

Open Universities Australia's comprehensive range of online short courses includes undergraduate and postgraduate single subjects, microcredentials, and continued professional development (CPD) courses.

Choose your timeframe

You have the flexibility to pick courses that run for a few hours, or up to six months.

Study with leading universities

There's an array of online courses out there, but when you enrol through us, you'll study with recognised Australian universities.

Expand your career options

Use short courses to hone your skills, boost your confidence and bolster your resume.

Why study an online short course?

We’ve teamed up with leading Australian universities to give you access to a large selection of online short courses.

Commit to what you can, with courses running from two hours to six months

Learn with live sessions and self-paced options

Earn credit towards a higher qualification with a single subject

Access HELP funding on a number of single subjects when you enrol through us

Gain insights from industry professionals and expert trainers

Explore hundreds of options from leading universities

Our friendly student advisors are here to help

We're here to guide you every step of the way with expert advice on:

  • Choosing a course that suits you best
  • Enrolling, and planning your studies
  • Understanding your funding options

Call, message, or chat with an advisor today.

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