Distance Learning in Australia

Accredited online universities in Australia provide undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma and certificate courses to its students through distance education. Distance learning can be done with the help of the internet, audio-tapes, printed study material, videos and CD-ROMs.

Distance Learning Universities in Australia:

The following universities offer distance learning courses:

  • Murdoch University
  • Curtin University
  • Griffith University
  • Macquarie University
  • University of South Australia
  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • University of Western Australia
  • RMIT University
  • Monash University
  • Central Queensland University
  • Deakin University
  • Australian Catholic University
  • La Trobe University
  • TAFE South Australia
  • University of New England
  • Charles Darwin University
  • Charles Sturt University

Distance Learning Programs Offered in Australia:

Students can pursue undergraduate, post graduate and vocational courses in the following programs:

  • Health
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Information Technology
  • Science, Engineering and Construction
  • Business
  • Law
  • Education
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Environment
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Alternative Energy Courses
  • Art and Design
  • Gardening and Landscaping
  • Writing and Journalism
  • Photography
  • Counseling courses

Eligibility:   For admission in the undergraduate distance learning courses, the applicants need to pass their higher secondary education from a recognized board which can be considered equivalent to the Australian Senior Secondary Certificate of Education.

A Rough Budget for Distance Education:

In some universities there are specific payment plans that are available. The plans may be such for the degree courses:

  • $50 per week
  • $100 every 15 days
  • $200 per month

An initial amount of $500 needs to be paid for the degree as well as the certificate courses.

Listed below are the fees per session (quarterly) for undergraduate, postgraduate and single subjects:

  • Undergraduate subjects : $ 1500 – $ 1900
  • Postgraduate subjects : $ 1700 – $ 4200
  • Single subjects: $ 2100 – $ 2300