Postgraduate studies

We offer four types of postgraduate courses: graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, masters degrees and doctorates.

Build on the knowledge you gained in your bachelor degree or advanced diploma and improve your professional skills. We offer graduate certificates and graduate diplomas which can be completed in 6 months – 1 year full time.

Change your career direction or take the next step in your career with a masters degree by coursework and/or research. You can complete your masters in 2 – 3 years full time.

Doctorates are the highest level of academic achievement. You will develop advanced skills in research, critical thinking and problem-solving, as you contribute to knowledge that benefits industry and the community. You can complete your doctorate in 2 – 4 years full time.

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  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management
    Gain an understanding of the relevant models, modes of analysis and techniques for carrying out project management, contract management and procurement.
  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology
    You can specialise in organisational psychology, community psychology or health research. This course is fully accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
  • Master of Communication
    Expand your career options in the professional writing, public relations and digital media professions.
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    You will demonstrate your capacity for critical analysis and capacity for pursuing scholarly and programmatic research. You will learn how to frame, express and convey ideas in a clear and convincing way.

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Our featured courses list is only a small selection of postgraduate courses we offer. 

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At Victoria University, we make every reasonable effort to make sure the information displayed online about our courses is accurate and complete. We continually look to provide innovative courses. Those courses are shaped by a number of things including your feedback and changes in Government funding arrangements. As a result there may be changes to the courses we deliver and fees charged. We will update the website regularly to reflect any changes.

Information about course fees, articulation and credit transfer, recognition of prior learning, admission and enrolment procedures, examinations, and services available to students can be accessed on the University's website or by contacting the University directly on +61 3 9919 6100.