Take your career to the next level with a postgraduate qualification from VU.

Whether you want to enhance your skills, follow a new passion, or join our international research community, we can help you reach your goal.

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Why choose VU

Here are just some of the reasons why VU is a top choice for your postgraduate study:

  • Top 2% of universities worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020)
  • Among the top 4 universities in Victoria (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020)
  • Industry-relevant courses and state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities.
  • Graduates ranked by employers in the top 10 of universities in Australia for work-readiness (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching’s 2018 Employer Satisfaction Survey)
  • 16 research focus areas rated at or above world standard in the latest Excellence in Research for Australia ranking.
  • More than 90% of research ranked as significantly contributing to society, community and culture (2019 Engagement and Impact (EI) assessment)
  • Flexible study options that fit around your life and a number of courses offered entirely online.
  • Supportive learning environment and a range of scholarships for graduate research students.

Our courses

Make your career ambitions a reality with postgraduate courses and research in communication, community development, creative arts, education and more.

View our postgraduate arts & education courses.

Get equipped with skills for the current and future needs of business. Courses are run out of our Victoria Graduate School of Business (VGSB)  at our City Flinders Campus.

Our world-class MBA can now been studied online as well as at our city campus.

View our business courses.

Develop industry-focused technical and management specialisations in fundamental science and engineering fields.

View our engineering and science courses.

Contribute to innovation in health for our community, particularly in Melbourne's west. We offer postgraduate coursework and research across healthcare and health science sectors.

View our health and biomedicine courses.

Develop skills for government, legal practice and ancillary professions. Courses are run through Sir Zelman Cowen Centre in the heart of Melbourne's legal precinct.

View our law and justice courses.

Take your career higher with the country’s largest provider of sport and exercise science programs. The Institute for Health and Sport (IHES) is an internationally-recognised research facility at our $68 million sport and learning precinct.

View our sport and exercise science courses.

Take a postgraduate course with VU Online. With courses delivered entirely online, you'll be able to qualify faster as you fit study around your schedule.

Drive your business career further with our Graduate Certificate in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration.

Develop the skills demanded of today's senior nurses with our Graduate Certificate in Nursing and Master of Nursing.