Online study brings Victoria's world-class education to you

Victoria's universities and vocational training institutes are specialists in global online learning. Online qualifications focus on the skills, knowledge and attitudes most needed in the global workforce.

International students can choose from the following online options. (Some options require completion on campus in Melbourne and Victoria when travel is permitted):

  • vocational study, including certificates and diplomas
  • professional development, including short courses
  • undergraduate bachelor degrees
  • postgraduate study, including graduate certificates, masters and research degrees.

World-class universities, training and research

Victoria offers cutting-edge vocational education and training (VET) capabilities. This includes blending online learning with work experience and on-site skills training.

Begin or start your study online, then join us in Melbourne and Victoria

International students can opt for 100 per cent online study from their home country. Or, students can begin or start their study online, then complete their course on campus in Melbourne and Victoria when travel is permitted.

Wherever you are, and wherever you want your studies to take you, you can get started immediately by joining Victoria's online learning community.

— QS Best Student Cities 2016-2019

Your online study experience

Victoria's education providers are embracing technologies to deliver online coursework in innovative ways.

Here is a sample of what you can expect when you study online with Victoria:

  • easy-to-use online learning platforms, with 24-hour access to coursework and assessments
  • learn from leading academics and industry experts
  • a dynamic classroom experience with a global cohort of student peers
  • dedicated services, including IT assistance, academic support, counselling, library access and mentoring
  • English language support and access to nationally accredited English language programs.
Learn more about online study
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Information resources - Online resources about studying in Victoria and Melbourne

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