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.

With the benefits of online delivery proven, we now offer online learning – in real-time classes and via self-paced activities – along with in-person study where possible or necessary.

With smaller classes and our lecturers’ open-door policy, we are here to support you as you achieve your qualification remotely. We are as committed as ever to our worldwide industry partnerships that both inform our courses and research, and will give you opportunities for outstanding work placements.

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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 3% of universities worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Rankings)
  • 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.

Get equipped with skills for the current and future needs of business. Courses are run out of our Victoria University Business School at our City 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.

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 and drive your career further. With courses delivered entirely online, you'll be able to qualify faster as you fit study around your schedule.

View our online postgraduate courses.

Postgraduate Information Series

Watch our on-demand Postgraduate Information Series and gain insights into how to progress your career and grow your industry connections.

Our talented and experienced academics will guide you through the many benefits of VU’s postgraduate courses.

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Search for postgraduate courses or find out how to apply for a postgraduate course or research degree.

If you are an international student, find out how to submit an international application.