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As one of Australia's top online universities, we make sure study fits into your life.

We know study isn't your only commitment. That's why we make our study options super flexible. And we've got so much support here for you. Because when it comes to juggling work, family and life in general – we've got your back.

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Fit study into your life

Are you an early bird or a night owl? Online study is made for you! Get ahead in your career with Charles Sturt's wide range of flexible online courses that give you the freedom to study where and when suits you. Study from the office, on the commute to work, at weekend sport or even from the kitchen bench. Your virtual classroom goes wherever you go.

You don't need to put your life or career on hold to study online – you just need to make a start. When you study online you can expect to study one or two subjects each session, part-time. If you want to study additional subjects in a session, chat to us to see what's possible for your course.

We also offer single subject study so you can test the waters before committing to a full degree. You may even be able to study your course via a combination of online and on-campus study – or mixed-mode as we call it. As one of Australia's top online universities, we're experts in helping you fit study into your life.

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We've got your back

Between work, family, friends and other commitments, life is busy. Having the right kind of support when you need it can make a world of difference. With Charles Sturt's extensive range of support services, you'll have everything you need to divide and conquer your degree.

Whether you prefer online support or in-person, we're here to help – when and where you need us. With 24/7 support available, all you need to do is reach out.

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Want to boost your finances?

A Charles Sturt scholarship could really help with the cost of study. We give away more than $3 million in scholarships and grants to students just like you each year. And you don't need to be at the top of the class to get one. We offer all kinds of scholarships – but you’ve got to be in it to win it!

Scholarships and grants take the pressure off and can make uni that much easier. Extra cash means you don’t have to stress about paying for things like course fees, accommodation, textbooks and attending work placements. Trust us, it’s worth your while to apply.

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Charles Sturt University is #1 for graduate employment

Get qualified and get the job. More Charles Sturt grads get jobs faster than grads from any other university in Australia*.

Charles Sturt University is a 5 star uni for graduate salaries

Get your dream job and get paid well for it! Charles Sturt grads earn an average of $67,100 straight after graduating.*

*QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019

Leaders in excellence in learning and teaching

Charles Sturt is a Global Teaching Excellence Award 2018 finalist.

You might be asking…

  • What if my course has a residential school?

    A residential school (or res school) is a short, intensive learning experience where you come on campus for a few days.

    Res schools are a fantastic way to connect with your online classmates. Have fun putting into practice what you’ve learned, with the friendly guidance of your expert academics. Some of our courses have subjects with compulsory res schools, so you’ll need to attend these to successfully pass your course.

    When you attend a res school it won’t cost you a fortune. An easy option is to stay on campus at our budget-friendly accommodation. We'll even cook for you, so you can kick back and relax.

    Depending on where you live, and which campus you’ll be travelling to for res school, you may need to consider travel costs. Check out our scholarships and grants to see if you’re eligible for a residential school equity grant.

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    Residential school equity grant

  • Can I advance my career sooner with credit?

    Quite possibly. If you’ve completed related study or have recognised industry experience, you could be eligible for credit towards your degree. Explore ways you can fast-track your course with recognition of prior learning, or get in touch with our friendly team to discuss your options.

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  • Which level of study should I choose?

    It all comes down to your career goals and experience.

    Depending on your previous study and industry experience, you may be able to enrol directly into a master’s degree. Alternatively, you can start with a graduate certificate or graduate diploma.

    If you meet the admission requirements, most of our postgraduate degrees allow you to enrol into the master’s and, if you prefer, you can exit early with a graduate certificate or diploma.

    Find out more about levels of study

Applying to study at Charles Sturt

Once you've ticked all of your course requirements, you can apply to study with Charles Sturt in as little as 15 minutes.

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