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Postgraduate Degrees

Postgraduate study is more affordable than ever with savings of up to 87% on course fees at ӰƵ. Thinking about your future? Looking for a career change? Expand your knowledge, develop new networks and enhance your career prospects with us.

Save up to 87% on postgrad course fees

Postgrad study just got a whole lot more affordable with subsidised program places available through the Commonwealth Supported Places scheme. Course fees are subsidised up to 87% for eligible students. As a subsidy, you don't have to pay back this portion.

Postgraduate Study

ADVANCE YOUR CAREER

Enquire now and advance your career with postgraduate study at ӰƵ.

Explore our programs

Postgraduate study is usually undertaken after you’ve completed a bachelor’s degree, however, it’s also open to people with work experience who want to take their career or study further.

ӰƵ’s range of diverse postgraduate degrees provide you with the opportunity to diversify your skillset and our study options mean it’s possible to balance work, study and life.

We are currently working on adding some exciting new features to our website. In the meantime, you can still explore our courses by searching below.

Program Title Program Duration Program Level
Graduate Certificate in Accounting Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Acute and Critical Care Nursing Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Advanced Imaging (MRI) Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Aged Care Management Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Ageing, Wellbeing and Sustainability Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Allergic Diseases Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Big Data Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Bushfire Protection Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Business Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Child and Family Health (Karitane) Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Counselling Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Data Science Full Time: 1.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Education Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Engineering Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Financial Advising Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Fire Safety Engineering Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Forensic Science Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Health Science Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Humanitarian and Development Studies Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Inclusive Education Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Information and Communications Technology Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Information Governance Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Interpreting and Translation Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Machine Learning Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nursing Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Nursing Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Person-centred Diabetes Care and Education Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Primary Mathematics Education Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Professional Practice Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Project Management Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Property Investment Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Protected Cropping Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Public Health Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Secondary STEM Education Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Secondary Teaching Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Start Up Scale Up Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Statistical Programming Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in TESOL Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Urban Management (Green Cities) Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Urban Management (Healthy Places) Part Time: 1 Year Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Urban Management and Planning Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in User Experience Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Certificate in Vertical Transportation Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Advanced Imaging (MRI) Part Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Aged Care Management Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Ageing, Wellbeing and Sustainability Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying Part Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Bushfire Protection Part Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Cardiac Sonography Part Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Child and Family Health (Karitane) Part Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Child Health Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Counselling Part Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Data Science Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Digital Health Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Fire Safety Engineering Part Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Forensic Science Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Health Science Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Health Services Management Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Humanitarian and Development Studies Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Full Time: 1.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Information Governance Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Interpreting Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Midwifery Full Time: 14 Months Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Nursing Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Obstetric and Gynecological Sonography Part Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Person-centred Diabetes Care and Education Part Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Project Management Full Time: 1.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Protected Cropping Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Psychology Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Public Health Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Start Up Scale Up Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in TESOL Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Translation Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Graduate Diploma in Vascular Sonography Part Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Juris Doctor (JD) Full Time: 3 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Advanced Imaging (MRI) Part Time: 3 Years Postgraduate
Master of Ageing, Wellbeing and Sustainability Full Time: 1.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Applied Finance Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Applied Neuromorphic Engineering Full Time: 1.5 Years Postgraduate
Master of Architecture (Urban Transformation) Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Art Therapy Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Artificial Intelligence Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Arts (TESOL) Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Arts in Literature and Creative Writing Full Time: 1.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Arts Translation and Interpreting Studies Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Building Surveying Part Time: 3 Years Postgraduate
Master of Bushfire Protection Part Time: 3 Years Postgraduate
Master of Business (Operations Management) Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Business Administration Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Business Administration/Master of Applied Finance Full Time: 2.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Business Analytics Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Cardiac Sonography Part Time: 3 Years Postgraduate
Master of Child and Family Health (Karitane) Part Time: 3 Years Postgraduate
Master of Chinese Medicine Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Clinical Psychology Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Construction Law Full Time: 1-2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Creative Music Therapy Full Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Master of Data Science Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Education Part Time: 3 Years Postgraduate
Master of Engineering Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Epidemiology Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Finance Full Time: 1.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Financial Planning Full Time: 1.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Fire Safety Engineering Part Time: 3 Years Postgraduate
Master of Forensic Science Full Time: 1.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Global Security and Justice Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Health Science Full Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Master of Health Science (Digital Health) Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Health Science (Health Services Management) Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Health Science (Occupational Health and Safety) Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Human Resource Management Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Humanitarian and Development Studies Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Inclusive Education Full Time: 1.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Information and Communications Technology Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Full Time: 2.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Information and Communications Technology / Master of Data Science Full Time: 3 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Information Governance Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Interpreting and Translation Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Laws Full Time: 1-2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Management Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Marketing Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Medicine (Allergic Diseases) Part Time: 3 Years Postgraduate
Master of Medicine (Pathology) Part Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Master of Mental Health Nursing Full Time: 1.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Neuromorphic Engineering Full Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Master of Nursing Full Time: 1.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Nursing (Professional Studies) Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Nursing Practice (Preregistration) Full Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Master of Planning Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Primary Health Care Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Professional Accounting Full Time: 1.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Professional Psychology Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Project Management Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Property Investment and Development Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Psychotherapy and Counselling Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Public Health Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Science Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Science (Food Science) Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Social Work (Qualifying) Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Sustainable Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Teaching (Birth-5 Years/Birth-12 Years) Full Time: 2.5 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Teaching (Primary) Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Teaching (Secondary) Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEM Full Time: 2 Years Postgraduate
Master of Translation and TESOL Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Master of Urban Management and Planning Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time) Postgraduate
Full Time: 6 Months Postgraduate
Postgraduate Bridging Program (Social Work) Full Time: 6 Months Postgraduate

Master of Psychotherapy and Counselling student, Rachel, shares her top 5 reasons to consider postgraduate study.

1. Further impact in your field of interest.
2. Who says there’s an age limit to education?
3. The qualification and certifications.
4. Meet people like you.
5. Flexibility.

Scholarships

At ӰƵ Sydney University, we offer a range of postgraduate scholarships to financially assist you with your university studies. Visit our Scholarships page to see what we have on offer.

Postgraduate Fees

As a postgraduate student, the value of tuition fees and student contributions will depend on your degree and your enrolment status. Postgraduate programs at ӰƵ are either Commonwealth Supported or Domestic Fee Paying, and if you are eligible, you may be able to obtain a FEE-HELP loan for payment of your student contribution or tuition fees. Visit our Postgraduate Fees page for more information.

Apply now and start your unlimited journey.

Ranked in the top 2% of universities globally

ӰƵ Sydney University values academic excellence, integrity and the pursuit of knowledge. , we are globally focused, research-led and committed to making a positive impact on the communities we engage with.

Flexibility is everything

We want you to reach your unlimited potential but realise you have limited time. So, we offer you a combination of on-campus and online learning, and variable entry and exit points to suit your schedule and your career goals.

Practical learning

Learning doesn't just happen in the classroom. ӰƵ’s postgraduate students gain hands-on experience, we partner with industry, business and government to create real-world opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions

A postgraduate degree refers to the specialist programs available to students who have successfully completed and graduated from their undergraduate studies or in special circumstances, a student who can demonstrate relevant work experience in the industry. Postgraduate study usually involves either coursework or research, however, sometimes a combination of the two. 

The difference between undergraduate and postgraduate study depends on your level of education or relevant work experience. Your first level of study undertaken at university is commonly referred to as undergraduate studies. This may be a certificate, associate degree, or a bachelor degree. These studies are designed to introduce you to foundational knowledge in a specific field of study or discipline such as arts.

Your undergraduate studies can be followed by postgraduate studies. This may include a graduate certificate, graduate diploma, master degree or doctorate (PhD). This study is intense however provides a higher level of understanding as it builds on your foundational knowledge and experience from your undergraduate study. 

Graduates with a postgraduate degree are considered more skilled and qualified which can help improve your career prospects and potential income. According to the , the postgraduate full-time employment rate (four to six months after completing their course) was 93.3% compared to the undergraduate employment rate for the same period being 88.9%. 

A Master degree can be completed in 12-24 months full-time/12-72 months part-time, pending on your prior degrees or experience. The time it takes to complete a master’s degree will depend on the number of subjects you are taking each session. Generally, it is suggested that a full-time study load is equivalent to working full-time, which is roughly 30-40 hours per week or if part-time, 15-20 hours per week. Contact our Course Information Team on 1300 668 370 or Live Chat, to learn more about study expectations or to discuss what flexible options may be best for you.

A Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) is one that is subsidised by the Commonwealth and applicable only to Domestic students. This means that the Australian Government pays part of your fees towards your program, therefore reducing your program fees. The remaining amount is paid by you, and is considered your Student Contribution.  

A selection of Postgraduate Award programs offers Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) to Domestic Students. These places are only offered at point of admission. 

The Australian Government determines the amount of subsidy it will contribute according to its National Priorities and by the Field of Education to which a subject of study, under that Award program, is classified. Find out more CSPs at ӰƵ.

Choosing to study a master’s degree will vary depending on your goals and ambitions to pursue further study. Often people seek to complete a master’s degree to improve their careers prospects, specialise in an area or start a new career path. For some it also helps with their career comeback. A Master’s degree can also open a pathway into academia or research in a desired field. Whatever your motivation, we have courses to help you reach your unlimited potential.