Flexible online study

Online study is often the best and most flexible option for people who are juggling work and study or who wish to study a Southern Cross University course but do not want to relocate.

Several undergraduate degrees, including the Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Information Technology, Bachelor of ArtsBachelor of Psychological Science and even the Bachelor of Laws offer the option of partial or complete online study. Check the details for individual courses or contact one of our student advisors to find out more.

Postgraduate courses delivered online are also available for students looking to further their education without having to change their work, family or life commitments. Online study offers flexibility for your postgraduate degree, including options to accelerate your part-time study, with six study periods a year for a number of degrees.

Studying online enables you to tailor your study to suit your circumstances, providing flexibility while remaining part of the Southern Cross University community. Learning may take place anywhere you choose so long as you have an internet connection - you can be part of our interactive, online learning community in your home, your workplace or even while travelling. Southern Cross University uses web-based technologies to assist students to actively engage with lecturers and other students, no matter where they are located.

Different courses may have different study options depending on the content of the course.

You can:

  • Attend a virtual lecture or tutorial
  • View lectures or tutorials online when you have time
  • Consult with your lecturer online
  • Get instant feedback from an online quiz to make sure you are on the right track
  • Be inspired by a guest speaker who is a leader in their field
  • Join with fellow students to solve complex real-world problems from your own home or workplace.

Some online degrees combine field trips and face-to-face workshops or lectures and tutorials. If you are looking to expand your skills, re-enter the job market after an absence, or want a complete career change, studying online may provide the answer.

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