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Study options

Now that you’ve made the decision to start tertiary education, it’s time to think about what you’ll study and how.

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With so many options available, you may be feeling a little uneasy. But don’t worry — there are plenty of ways to narrow down your course options and we can show you how. At the end of the day, the most important things are that you choose a course that you enjoy, suits you and your lifestyle, and will help you achieve the outcomes you want — whether that be a career or simply skills and knowledge in an area of interest.

Once you’ve started exploring your course options, you’ll find that there are unique and amazing opportunities within each course, which will make some stand out from the rest and really enrich your study experience — overseas study opportunities and industry placements, just to name a few. Always ask yourself: What does this course have to offer? What can this course do for me?

This section will guide you through the process of choosing a course, the various tertiary qualification types and levels, and all the extra options that you might like to take advantage of during your studies.

In this section we discuss the following:

Course selection and regulation

Qualification types

Study options