Why choose VU

At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you’ve always dreamed of.

We’re one of Australia’s most industry-connected institutions and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.

You’ll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.

Experience our First Year Model

We've changed the way we teach our courses so that you experience the first year like no other – focused on you and your success.

Achieve the early wins and confidence that set you up for a successful university experience, with more one-on-one time with educators and multiple levels of support.

The block mode of teaching will be extended to second-year subjects in 2019 and third and fourth-year subjects in 2020.

Students who started at VU in 2018 will undertake all of their studies under the block mode throughout their degrees.

Discover industry-leading courses

We understand that the number one reason for the study is achieving your chosen career. That’s why our courses are designed together with industry, to ensure that you learn the skills employers are looking for – now, and in the future.

Because our courses are so relevant to the workplace, many have been recognized by leading organizations as industry-standard. Just some of our many accrediting organizations include:

  • Australian Marketing Institute
  • Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council
  • Australian Psychology Accreditation Council
  • CPA Australia
  • Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia
  • Victorian Institute of Teaching.

Flexible study options

Being able to choose how you study is important to reaching your goals. That's why we offer a range of flexible study options.

Whether you are combining study with a full-time job, balancing family life, or need to further your education to achieve career goals, we can help make study work for you.

Support services that work for you

We offer students a wide range of support services – from scholarships and financial support, through to academic support, childcare and health and wellbeing services.

We understand that balancing study with work and life commitments isn’t always easy. That’s why our courses and support programs are designed to offer students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to achieve their goals.

Regardless of your prior experience, economic and educational background, we want you to succeed.

A welcoming community

Experience a diverse range of cultures, religions, and languages at Victoria University (VU).

When you study with us, you will share classes, conversations, and friendships with students from over 175 different countries.

Because our students join us from so many different locations, we also have more than 240,000 VU alumni living and working around the world.

We won the Victorian Government’s Multicultural Business Award (external link) in 2018 for our outstanding service to multicultural communities.

Our global ranking

When choosing a university, it's important to consider how well it is ranked in Australia and internationally.

Although a relatively new institution, each year VU receives greater global recognition.

World-class research opportunities

At Victoria University (VU), you can undertake collaborative research for and with industry, government, and community.

Our graduate researchers are based within our colleges and specialized research centers and institutes, working with renowned research staff and contributing to the 600 papers published annually – more than half of which appear in the world’s best journals.

A recent survey of our graduate researchers found a 93% satisfaction rate with our support and skills development programs.

We are also one of just seven Australian universities to receive a five-star rating from the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations for our facilities.

Leaders in sport

Victoria University (VU) is ranked number 12 globally for sport science education.*

As leaders in sport we offer over 40 sports-related courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational education (TAFE) levels. Our research in human movement and sport science has a world-class reputation.

We have strong ambitions to be Australia’s leading sport university and a global leader in sport.

Programs taught in:
English

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Master

Victoria University

The Master of Applied Information Technology (NMIT) is a flexible, accredited course, providing advanced training for students with an IT degree. ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Applied Information Technology (NMIT) is a flexible, accredited course, providing advanced training for students with an IT degree.

You’ll build on your computing skills, preparing for senior IT roles. Hands-on, practical classes let you develop and enhance the skills shaped out of theory. This course provides flexibility through face-to-face and online learning.

We focus on solving real-world problems in:

cloud computing (with practicals using Amazon Web Services) cybersecurity advanced programming software engineering wireless and mobile networking mobile applications data analytics project management.

You’ll develop new ideas for the IT field, either through an industry project or research activities designed to lead into a Ph.D. Our experienced lecturers, excellent research facilities and connections to industry give you the opportunity and support to contribute original and important ideas.... [-]

Australia Saint Albans Werribee
July 2019
2 years
Campus
Victoria University

Study a globally-recognized accounting degree with the Master of Business (Accounting). ... [+]

Overview

Study a globally-recognized accounting degree with the Master of Business (Accounting).

Gain a strong foundation and conceptual knowledge of recent developments in sustainability and global trends in accounting. You'll develop specialist knowledge in accounting, economics, and finance and learn the skills you need to succeed in a senior accounting position in a variety of industries.

Upon completion of this course, you will be eligible to apply for accreditation with CPA Australia and/or the Charted Accountants – Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ).

Careers

Employment opportunities for accountants are very common and span a variety of roles in many different industry settings including public accounting practice, commercial and government organizations.... [-]

Australia Melbourne Werribee
March 2019
2 years
Campus
Victoria University

In this Master of Business Enterprise Resource Planning Systems course, you'll discover how to apply business and technology trends to real-world problems by learning fro ... [+]

Overview

In this Master of Business Enterprise Resource Planning Systems course, you'll discover how to apply business and technology trends to real-world problems by learning from teachers who are experts in their field.

In this world-class course, you’ll develop the computing and business skills to implement and maintain Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Importantly, this course will give you an understanding of the implications these systems have on business.

You'll learn on the latest SAP modules, so can hit the ground running when working in an ERP/SAP role.

Gain in-depth knowledge of Systems Applications and Products (SAP) software through hands-on experience and 24-hour online access. You'll learn important skills including:... [-]

Australia Melbourne Werribee
March 2019
2 years
Campus
Victoria University

Become an industry leader in enterprise resource management planning (ERP) systems and SAP with VU's Master of Business Analytics (Professional). ... [+]

Overview

Become an industry leader in enterprise resource management planning (ERP) systems and SAP with VU's Master of Business Analytics (Professional).

VU's business masters programs are world-class, and highly valued in the industry. We have strong industry connections, offering real-world experience and networking opportunities.

During your study, you’ll develop practical, up-to-date knowledge of SAP software. We offer hands-on experience and online access to a comprehensive suite of SAP Business Intelligence/Business Analytics (BI/BA) software applications and technology.

Advance your career prospects in SAP-related fields with a graduate qualification. Our course covers the management and organizational skills needed to lead business analytics programs.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
March 2019
2 years
Campus
Victoria University

Develop an understanding of the theory and practice of counseling with the Master of Counselling at VU. ... [+]

Overview

Develop an understanding of the theory and practice of counseling with the Master of Counselling at VU.

You'll gain experience in adult, child and adolescent counseling, focusing your learning on:

counseling and psychological theory counseling interventions and psychological therapies (for adults, children, adolescents, and families) practical skills through industry-based learning and placement.

Accredited by the Australian Counselling Association (ACA), the Master of Counselling covers:

insights into a range of presenting issues, including depression, anxiety, grief, loss, and addictions an understanding of the ethics of counseling the completion of a practice-based minor thesis. ... [-]
Australia Melbourne Footscray
February 2019
2 years
Campus
Victoria University

Become a leader in social change, human rights and sustainable development at a global or local level, with the Master of International Community Development. ... [+]

Overview

Become a leader in social change, human rights and sustainable development at a global or local level, with the Master of International Community Development.

This unique, popular program offers you a personalized education. It includes practical on-site learning and deep engagement with communities and experts in the field. The perfect mix of study and practical experience will have you job-ready for a fulfilling career.

Key study areas include:

critical consciousness and ethics of development community development project design and management participatory research and evaluation globalization and social movements leadership in community development impacts of Trump and Brexit on governance of international organizations conflict resolution and peace-building. ... [-]
Australia Saint Albans
July 2019
2 years
Campus
Footscray Park Campus
Address
6V4X+GF Footscray, Vitória, Austrália
Saint Albans, Victoria, Australia
City Flinders Campus
Address
300 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
City Flinders Lane Campus
Address
301 Flinders Lane
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
City King Campus
Address
225 King Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
City Queen Campus
Address
256, 283, 295 & 300 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Footscray Nicholson Campus
Address
Corner of Nicholson and Buckley Streets, Footscray VIC 3011
3011 Footscray, Victoria, Australia
Saint Albans Campus
Address
McKechnie St, St Albans VIC 3021
Saint Albans, Victoria, Australia
Sunshine Campus
Address
460 Ballarat Road, Sunshine VIC 3338
3020 Sunshine, Victoria, Australia
VU at MetroWest (Footscray) Campus
Address
138 Nicholson Street, Footscray VIC 3011
3011 Footscray, Victoria, Australia
Sydney Campus
Address
160-166 Sussex Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Werribee Campus
Address
Hoppers Lane, Werribee VIC 3030
Werribee, Victoria, Australia