You’re ready to make your mark in your career.
And Charles Sturt University is here to help you do it. Whether you want to get into the workforce for the first time, shift from a job to a career, get that promotion or move into another line of work, we’ve got the course to make it happen. Choose from more than 85 undergraduate courses – from agriculture, communication, nursing and IT, to business, law, social work and teaching. Let’s get to work.
Industries are constantly changing, and what they need from their professionals is too. That’s why we collaborate with industry – and government – to design our courses. You’ll study a degree that is up-to-date, relevant and gives you what you need to make your mark. And many industry bodies accredit our degrees. From the NSW Police Force and the Australian Library and Information Association, to local councils and the NSW Education Standards Authority, industry and government are truly our partners.
Get some Insight
Insight is your guide to exploring careers, next steps and undergraduate study with Charles Sturt
Find an undergraduate course
- Bachelor of Criminal Justice
- Bachelor of Medical Science
- Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management
- Bachelor of Human Services (with specialisations)
- Bachelor of Accounting
- Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)
- Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (with specialisation)
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Social Work
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Discover what's possible at Charles Sturt
We're an open book and here to share the ins and outs of uni life with you. There are plenty of opportunities for you to explore what study at Charles Sturt is really like – and lots of them happen online.
We've got your back
When you study with Charles Sturt University, you become part of something bigger. You become family. And families support each other. Charles Sturt has your back from day one. Access support whenever you need it. Get feedback on your essays from your Student Skills team. Prepare to get the job you want with specialist career advice. Touch base with Disability Support, who can ensure everything is accessible for you. Drop into an Indigenous Student centre or wellbeing workshop when you need to chat. We’re with you every step of the way.
Want to boost your finances?
Charles Sturt University has more than $3 million in scholarships and grants available for students just like you. They can help with things like buying textbooks and attending work placements. Just think what you can do when you don’t have to stress about money. So don’t rule yourself out. The number one way to get a scholarship? Apply!
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.
QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020
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 $68,900 straight after graduating.
QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020
We're Australia’s online university of choice
More students choose to study online with Charles Sturt University than any other university in Australia.
¹Department of Education, Skills and Employment Higher Education Statistics
You might be asking...
What makes a university course worth it? chevron_right
It’s gaining the skills to make a difference to your community – and enjoy a rewarding career while you do. So it’s good news that Charles Sturt University is officially the number one university for graduate employment in Australia. Eighty-four per cent of our graduates find full-time employment within four months of graduating.*
When you study with Charles Sturt University, you’ll get to put theory into practice from day one. Hands-on learning is at the heart of what we do. You could learn on a farm or in a winery. In a medical radiation lab or a simulation ambulance. Behind the camera in a TV studio or creating campaigns in an advertising agency. You’ll use industry equipment and gain industry knowledge. You learn it. You do it. You graduate ready. Simple.
But don’t just take our word for it. Here’s Marco Sniekers, manager at the Nine Network: “Channel Nine has employed dozens of Charles Sturt students over the past 15 years. They are highly motivated, well informed and well trained.”
*QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020
When can I start studying with Charles Sturt University? chevron_right
The short answer? Now. Why wait to get set for career success? Choose from hundreds of courses at Charles Sturt University. Wherever you want to take your career – in agriculture, business, education, healthcare, IT, law, nursing, science or any other industry – we’ve got the right course for you. You’ll find the course that will get you wherever you want to take your career next. And we make it easy for you to get started and get a feel for studying at uni.
Take your first step and sign up for a single subject. Charles Sturt’s single subject study gives you the chance to get all the latest knowledge in an area of interest. You’ll add value to your current job, or add another string to your bow when it comes to going for your next one. What’s more, you can get credit for your single subject when you choose to study a related degree afterwards. It’s like trying before you buy. And that's a win win! Take the next step in your career – check out our list of single subjects. Many courses and single subjects are ready to kick-off in July, so you can begin to turn a job into a career sooner! Get the practical experience and industry know-how to take things to the next level.
What's it like studying online with Charles Sturt University? chevron_right
More students choose to study online with Charles Sturt University than any other university in Australia.* In fact, more than 25,000 people are studying with us online right now. So we put everything in place to enable you to advance in your industry, diversify your expertise or start your next career – all from the comfort of… wherever you like. When you study online with Charles Sturt University, everything you need is there at the click of a mouse. Lectures, tutorials, assessments, resources, community spaces.
Plus, our extensive digital library is available 24/7, with plenty of online resources and how-to guides to help you find what you need. We’ve even got a dedicated library YouTube channel for all your library learning know-how. And if you need any books sent to you, we’ll post them out free of charge.
*Department of Education, Skills and Employment Higher Education Statistics
Can I get credit towards my degree? chevron_right
You’re coming to university because you want to take your next career step. And the path that has led you here is important. At Charles Sturt University, we recognise the experience and skills you bring to your studies, whether that’s from school or work. From formal qualifications to informal learning gained through work, volunteering, social, family and hobby activities, we can give credit for the knowledge you already have through our recognition of prior learning scheme. That can mean getting your degree faster and cheaper.
And if you’ve completed a TAFE or VET diploma, you’ll be guaranteed entry to most of our undergraduate degrees.
How will I afford uni? chevron_right
At Charles Sturt University, we don’t want financial barriers to stop you getting the degree you need to land the job you want. So our team of friendly advisers can give you the lowdown on all things financial. Costs, HECS, FEE-HELP, part-time jobs and scholarships. Our Earn As You Learn program can help you find a part-time job if you want one – often one that matches to your course.
And did you know Charles Sturt University has more than $3 million in scholarships and grants available for students just like you? They can help with things like buying textbooks, attending work placements or paying for accommodation. Just think what you can do when you don’t have to stress about money. Think you need to be a genius to get a scholarship? Think again. Scholarships have all sorts of criteria and there are so many that you will qualify for. All you need to do is apply. For as many as you like. Trust us, it’s worth your while.