Complete your degree fully-online with OUA
Studying a Curtin degree through Open Universities Australia (OUA) is an ideal option if you live regionally, are based outside of Western Australia, or if you are looking for alternative ways to get into a particular Curtin course.
Study via OUA
When you complete a Curtin degree online through OUA you’ll get the same quality degree as if you’d studied directly through Curtin.
Studying with OUA means you could complete your course sooner, as it operates on four study periods, while Curtin follows a two-semester structure. OUA is also 100 per cent online, so you can take your exams online without having to go to a physical location.
You can choose from 86 Curtin degrees and 628 subjects to study online through OUA. Some Curtin OUA undergraduate courses have no specific admission criteria.
Online study support
OUA offers its students dedicated support and advice. If you’re studying a Curtin course with OUA, visit their support page to find the help you need.
Helen Miller, Digital Design and Internet Communications via OUA
I have studied a number of university degrees. While I know how to research and learn from books, I find the university programs give me mentoring and access to relevant, reliable knowledge, which I may not find on my own.
Studying online suits me as I am in control of my time and my learning experience. It is accessible in most places and does not require attendance at a specific location.
Gain admission to Curtin via OUA
If you’re a domestic student, you can use your OUA studies to gain admission to some Curtin courses. To be eligible, you must have completed either four tertiary level OUA units OR two tertiary level OUA units, plus have separate evidence of English competency.
How to apply
Applying to study a Curtin course through OUA is simple.
- Head to the OUA website and find your short course or degree.
- Check you meet the admission criteria (if applicable).
- Click ‘Apply Now’.
- Select your subjects and enrol.
If you have any questions about OUA courses, please contact OUA directly.
Alternative online study options
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