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Postgraduate study

Strive to do incredible things - empowering yourself begins with a UniSQ postgraduate degree. Upskill to excel with quality and flexible postgraduate learning experiences, matched with resources and innovative research that inspires future generations. Choose the uni rated 5/5 stars for overall postgrad experience and support.*
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Postgraduate degrees and courses

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Discover flexible learning and unmatched partnerships. Download the postgraduate guide for an overview of UniSQ’s postgraduate and research degrees.

Upskill and excel

Over 80% of postgraduate students study online

You won’t be alone in your study journey - join our growing online community.

Highest full-time employment rate for postgraduates

Get the best possible start to your career with UniSQ.

50+ national and international industry partners

The value of a postgraduate degree lies in our industry partnerships and expert lecturers.

Learn from the online experts

Benefit from 40+ years of experience delivering distance learning in a dynamic and supportive way.

Discover 220+ postgraduate specialisations

Tailor our quality, work-place ready postgraduate degrees towards your career or educational needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

It can be tricky knowing which degree will help you achieve your professional goals. Speak with our qualified Career Practitioners for a free one-on-one career conversation. They’ve helped thousands of students choose the right degree for them. 

Postgraduate study is the perfect choice for students looking to advance their careers and increase their knowledge in a specific field. It offers students the opportunity to pursue further research, such as an online masters course, gain professional qualifications or develop specialist skills. With a postgraduate degree, you can open more doors and have more options available to you in your chosen profession.

There are many benefits to graduating with a UniSQ postgraduate degree. You’ll gain a depth of knowledge into your chosen profession, or you could study to completely change career paths. You could do a short four-subject degree and graduate with a Graduate Certificate. Or, if you want to continue studying, you can use those subjects as credit and continue onto graduate with a Masters degree.

Most of UniSQ’s postgraduate degrees are online with 24/7 access to your study materials which means you can fit study into your life.

At UniSQ, we’re rated 5/5 stars for graduate starting salary and full-time employment. Our postgraduates' overall satisfaction rates place us in Australia’s top 10 universities.

Whether you’re looking to get promoted in your chosen profession or have decided to make a career switch later in life, our online postgraduate courses are just what you need to gain a competitive edge and stand out from a crowd of other job applicants.

The amount of credit you could receive will depend on what type of prior study you have completed and the degree you have chosen to study. 

If your previous work experience is related to your chosen degree, you may be eligible for credit. Though it’s a good idea to check the entry requirements of the degree you are applying for to see if you require specific knowledge before starting the degree. 

You apply for credit after you’ve submitted your application to study however you can chat to our Degree Advisors prior to applying to find out if you are likely to receive credit. 

Your first point of call for any questions you may have while studying is iconnect. They know the ins and outs of how to get the most out of studying with UniSQ. 

UniSQ’s Library team offer specialised support for each study area, specifically for postgraduate students. You can book consultations with them for learning support advice or help accessing resources. 

Free counselling consultations are offered by qualified and experienced professionals to help increase your sense of wellbeing. You don’t need to be in a crisis to speak to a counsellor, they may just be the point of view you need to continue in the right direction.  

There are many UniSQ scholarships or external scholarships available for postgraduate students. You can apply for more than one so be sure to apply for all that you’re eligible for. 

UniSQ offers Commonwealth supported places (CSP) for a number of postgraduate degrees, where the Australian Government contributes to the cost of your studies by paying a portion of your fees directly to the University. This means your degree will cost you less. If you are in a Commonwealth supported place, you are required to pay a student contribution amount to cover the remaining cost of your studies.

You may also be eligible for a student loan to help cover the cost of textbooks, placements, or essential course material. Discover the financial support you could receive as a UniSQ student.

A Commonwealth supported place (CSP) is where the Australian Government contributes to the cost of your studies by paying a portion of your fees directly to the University. This means your degree will cost you less. 

If you are in a Commonwealth supported place, you are required to pay a student contribution amount to cover the remaining cost of your studies.  

Postgraduate Commonwealth supported places are available for a number of UniSQ postgraduate degrees where postgraduate level qualifications are an entry-level requirement for a profession - and you can save up to 83% on your tuition fees.

If your degree is not Commonwealth supported, you won’t receive a Government subsidy and are required to pay the full cost of the degree however eligible students may defer payment of their fees with a Fee-Help loan. 

Once you’ve decided on your degree, double check your entry requirements to determine if you need to supply any paperwork alongside your application. Your entry requirements can be found on each degree page. 

Applying online doesn’t take long. You can do it in one go or save your application as you go along. Don’t forget, you can always get in touch for help when applying.  

UniSQ has over 100 online degrees available with one-on-one access to world-class teachers. If you’re unsure where to start, download our postgraduate guide to explore our available postgraduate and research degrees, including Doctorate or Master’s degrees, and apply today.
Certainly! The UniSQ community has students from all over the globe — 75% of those don’t study at our Queensland campuses. Our online postgraduate studies have led the way for decades, allowing thousands of students to fit their studies into their routines. Whether you want to study part-time while working, complete postgraduate study online while travelling abroad or raise a family, anything is possible with UniSQ. You can visit your online classroom anywhere, at any time.

A postgraduate degree is any higher education qualification taken after completing an undergraduate degree, such as a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate. Depending on your chosen field, other types of postgraduate qualifications are available, such as diplomas and certificates.

Postgraduate study can be full-time or part-time, depending on your individual circumstances. Most online postgraduate courses involve a combination of lectures, seminars and practical experience or research opportunities. This allows you to develop the skills and knowledge needed for your chosen profession in more depth, providing you with an invaluable edge in a competitive job market.

Postgraduate study online

Our students receive the same level of support, no matter their mode of study. If you choose to study online, we’ll be there with you, every step of the way.
Small class sizes and one-on-one access to your lecturers
Study materials can be accessed anytime, from anywhere
A wide offering of online study, library and research resources
Study a postgraduate degree with a uni that gets you where you need to go. With leading lecturers, strong industry partnerships and flexible study options, we’ll help you to launch your career. Most of our degrees are professionally accredited which means you can have confidence that your degree will give you that competitive edge.
When can I start?

Tailor your degree to suit your lifestyle with the opportunity to speed up or slow down your studies. UniSQ delivers flexible ways of teaching, in several academic calendars, making the balance of study and life easier.

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Rated 5/5 for postgraduate overall experience.
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