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The online experience

Studying online with Curtin is ideal if you live regionally, interstate or overseas, or if you’re unable to attend classes on campus – you will still graduate with a recognised university degree that will enable you to achieve your career goals.

Note: International onshore students studying on a student visa must study full-time and on-campus.

When you study online with Curtin you become part of our student community – the only difference is you’ll access all your learning materials online, such as lectures and group assignments, giving you greater flexibility in your studies.

We’ve been delivering courses online for more than 20 years, and our current online community is 3,000 strong, so you can be confident your study experience will be a rewarding one.

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Digital resources

When you study online directly through Curtin, you’ll have access to a number of digital resources to support you throughout your studies.

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Blackboard Student app

With the Blackboard Student App you can access your units and stay connected to your lecturers and other students, wherever and whenever you want.

Digital library

Digital library

Curtin’s library website will allow you to access a wealth of online library resources, including academic journals, past exam papers and more to help assist you throughout your university journey.

Online support services

Online support services

When you study online with Curtin, you’ll receive ongoing support to help you get the most from your studies, enhance your wellbeing and achieve your career goals.



Need help with your study or assignments? Our free UniSkills modules will assist you throughout your university journey!


Through this study mode, you may have to take some exams on campus or at another location. If you need more flexibility, learn about our courses offered through Open Universities Australia (OUA).

This course particularly appealed to me because it directly related to my career. There was no other course like it that I could find, and it was a huge advantage to be able to study part-time and online, so I could continue my full-time job in Brisbane.

Linda Yang, Graduate Diploma in Mineral Exploration Geoscience