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Study mode

Online
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Campus locations

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Duration

3 years part-time
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Admission information

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CSU has a variety of pathways and admissions requirements for study. Details of the types of 'bonus points' and other ATAR-related adjustments commonly available to applicants are set out in the CSU institutional admissions information and CSU's general admissions policy.

You can also view details about the applicants who commenced this course last year in the ATAR profile and See the student profile.

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Session availability

Session 3; Session 1; Session 2; Session 3 201790; 201830; 201860; 201890

Please note: all sessions may not be available at all locations or through all study modes. Please check the Course offerings section for more information.

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International students

Study mode

Online; On campus

Campus locations

SPACE University of Hong Kong
  • This course is not available to international students.

Course highlights

A highly regarded and industry accredited course, CSU's Master of Information Studies (with specialisations) offers an in-depth understanding of information and knowledge management in a contemporary context.

Study with global leaders

With CSU's School of Information Studies (SIS), you will study with one of the world's leading providers of education for the information professions. SIS has been educating and researching in information and library studies for four decades. Today, more than half of Australia's information and library studies students study at CSU. This experience means we are uniquely placed to design and deliver a highly effective and engaging online education.

Choose your specialty

You will have the flexibility to choose subjects from a range of specialisations each reflecting the critical importance of information management across diverse sectors and institutions.

CSU's Master of Information Studies (with specialisations) offers a general qualification so that you can take advantage of the array of subjects on offer, or you can choose from the following specialisations:

  • Children's Librarianship
  • Data Management
  • Information Architecture
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Leadership
  • Librarianship
  • Records and Archives

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CSU's Master of Information Studies (with specialisations) is recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).

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It is also recognised by the Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA).

Both organisations regard it as a professional qualification, enabling graduates to work in the full range of library, records and related information sectors. 

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Graduates of the Records and Archives specialisation will also be recognised by the Australian Society of Archives (ASA).

Internationally, ALIA has reciprocal professional recognition agreements with:

  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA)
  • UK Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)

Note: in some countries, such as Canada and the United States, it should be noted that the Masters degree is considered the minimum professional level qualification.

Graduates of the Master degree and/or Graduate Diploma may be admitted to Associate (professional) Membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) without further examination; similary to professional membership of RIM Professional Australasia. Graduates of the Records and Archives Management specialisation may also be admitted to professional membership of the Australian Society of Archivists.

Please note that the following subjects have a Workplace Learning component:

INF407 Professional Study Visit (PG)INF408 Professional Placement (PG)

Residential schools are a great way to practise what you are learning in a hands-on environment, and to meet your lecturers and classmates.

Some online courses include a residential school, where you will attend a CSU campus during certain sessions throughout your course.

The following subjects may have a residential school component:

From the early stages of your degree, you can apply for a range of international programs through CSU Global. You could take a session or two on exchange at one of CSU’s partner institutions across the world, go on a study tour during the holidays, or complete some of your practical placements in an unique location.

Are you after a unique CSU study experience? By participating in a CSU Global international study program you can gain a new perspective on where your degree can take you, and even complete your degree that little bit faster. CSU Global has many options available to fit with your course, interests and study needs.

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Career opportunities

As a graduate of this course, your range of career opportunities is broad, covering public and academic libraries; research, government and corporate information centres; and the cultural heritage sector. Deliver programs supporting literacy development. Work in public libraries and information agencies to provide effective services for children and youth. Help plan, organise and lead information management in an organisation. Deliver practical assignments in business, government, and other settings and use the latest technologies to create, share and use information.
As a graduate of this course, your range of career opportunities is broad, covering public and academic libraries; research, government and corporate information centres; and the cultural heritage sector. Deliver programs supporting literacy development. Work in public libraries and information agencies to provide effective services for children and youth. Help plan, organise and lead information management in an organisation. Deliver practical assignments in business, government, and other settings and use the latest technologies to create, share and use information.

Credit and pathways

Getting into uni isn’t just about your ATAR; we understand that if you’re given the chance to study something you’re passionate about, you can really shine. We offer a range of pathway options, including Early Entry – Schools Recommendation Scheme, Regional Bonus Points, and Indigenous Access Program (IAP) to help you get on track to your dream career.

Credit for prior learning and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants.

More about Credit

We understand that if you’re given the chance to study something you’re passionate about, you can really shine. We offer a range of pathway options, including Early Entry – Schools Recommendation Scheme, Regional Bonus Points, and Indigenous Access Program (IAP) to help you get on track to your dream career.

Credit for prior learning and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants.

More about Credit

If you’ve studied before, you may be able to fast-track your postgraduate degree with Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL). If you’ve completed relevant tertiary study, you could be awarded credit for your postgraduate degree. Get in touch to see if you’re eligible for credit based on your previous qualifications or industry experience.

Credit for prior learning and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants.

More about Credit

Applicants who have any of the following qualifications will be considered for credit as noted:

Diploma/Associate Diploma of Library and Information Studies and equivalents  from any recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO)  may be eligible for a maximum credit of 24 points comprising:

One (1) Core Subject (8 pts)
       INF406 Information Sources & Services

 Two (2) Elective Subjects (16 pts)
       INF446 Web Publishing for Organisations
       INF451 Issues of Bibliographic Access

Advanced Diploma of Library and Information Studies and equivalents from any recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) may be eligible for a maximum credit of 24 points comprising:

   One (1) Core Subject (8 pts)
       INF406 Information Sources & Services

   Two (2) Elective Subjects (16 pts)
       INF446 Web Publishing for Organisations
       INF451 Issues of Bibliographic Access


A professionally recognised/accredited undergraduate degree in the information studies field from any Australian university may be eligible for a maximum credit of 48 points comprising:

   Seven (7) Core Subjects (48 pts)
       INF404 Foundations for Information Studies
       INF406 Information Sources & Services
       INF425 Metadata for Resource Discovery
       INF429 The Information Society
       INF435 Collection
       INF407 Professional Study Visit (4 pts)
       INF408 Professional Experience (PG) (4 pts)

 A professionally recognised/accredited Graduate Diploma or Masters course in the information studies field from any Australian university may be eligible for a maximum credit of 64 points comprising:
   
  Nine (9) Core Subjects (64 pts)
       INF404 Foundations for Information Studies
       INF406 Information Sources & Services
       INF407 Professional Study Visit (4 pts)
       INF408 Professional Experience (PG) (4 pts)
       INF415 Management of Information Agencies
       INF425 Metadata for Resource Discovery
       INF429 The Information Society
       INF435 Collection
       INF447 Research Evaluation


Master of Education (Teacher Librarianship) from Charles Sturt University may be eligible for a maximum credit of 48 points comprising:

Five (5) Core Subjects (32 pts)
       INF425 Metadata for Resource Discovery
       INF435 Collections
       INF447 Research in Practice
       INF407 Professional Study Visit (4 pts)
       INF408 Professional Placement (PG) (4 pts)

Two (2) Elective Subjects (16 pts)
       INF010 Information Studies Credit (16 pts)

Diploma in Teacher Librarianship or Diploma of Teacher Librarianship from Hong Kong University SPACE may be eligible for a maximum credit of 32 points comprising:

  One (1) Core Subject (8 pts)
       INF406 Information Sources & Services

  Three (3) Elective Subjects (24 pts)
       INF433 Information Literacy
       INF451 Issues of Bibliographic Access
       INF010 Information Studies Credit (8 pts)

Check your eligibility for credit

Course offerings

The Master of Information Studies (with specialisations) is only available to study on campus.

The Master of Information Studies (with specialisations) is only available to study online.

You can study the Master of Information Studies (with specialisations) online or on campus.

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Enrol TypeModeCampusFee typeSession1Session2Session3Admission Code
DirectOnlineWagga WaggaFPPGYYYOESM
DirectOn campusSPACE University of Hong KongFPOSYYYJESL
DirectOnlineWagga WaggaFPOSYYYJESM
DirectOnlineWagga WaggaCGSYYNEESM

LEGEND
CGS: Commonwealth Government supported places
FPPG: Fee-paying postgraduate places
FPOS: Fee-paying overseas student places
Admission Code: For your reference if required during your application process
NO TAC: An admission code is not required for applications to CSU Study Centres
TEMP: An admission code has not yet been assigned for this course

Check your session and application dates open_in_new

Campus locations listed for online students are purely for administrative purposes and have no relevance to the student experience.

Enrol TypeModeCampusFee typeSession1Session2Session3Admission Code
DirectOnlineWagga WaggaFPPGYYYOESM
DirectOn campusSPACE University of Hong KongFPOSYYYJESL
DirectOnlineWagga WaggaFPOSYYYJESM
DirectOnlineWagga WaggaCGSYYNEESM

LEGEND
CGS: Commonwealth Government supported places
FPPG: Fee-paying postgraduate places
FPOS: Fee-paying overseas student places
Admission Code: For your reference if required during your application process
NO TAC: An admission code is not required for applications to CSU Study Centres
TEMP: An admission code has not yet been assigned for this course

Emily Prince – Information Studies Graduate

"I haven’t even decided on which direction to take, as my studies at CSU have given me so many opportunities to explore."

Emily Prince – Information Studies Graduate

Subjects

For each 8 point subject you are enrolled in, you should expect to spend 10 to 12 hours per week working on assignments and assigned readings, tutorial assistance, individual or group research/study, forum activity, workplace learning, and attending lectures, residential schools, or examinations.

If you are studying four subjects per session, this is equivalent to a full-time job. The workload for some subjects may vary as a result of approved course design.

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The below information is for new students. Current students should select their subjects by checking the Handbook for the year of their enrolment

Master of Information Studies

Students must complete 96 points comprising a core of nine (9) subjects (a total of 64 points) and four (4) subjects (32 points) chosen from those listed in the Specialisations.

Core Subjects

The core comprises seven (7) standard (8 point) subjects and two (2) 4 point subjects. This is the equivalent of eight (8) standard (8 point) subjects.

INF404 Foundations for Information Studies
INF406 Information Sources and Services
INF407 Professional Study Visit (PG) (4 pts)
INF408 Professional Placement (PG) (4 pts)
INF415 Management of Information Agencies
INF425 Describing and Analysing Information Resources
INF429 The Information Society
INF435 Collections
INF447 Research in Practice

Upon successful completion of the above subjects, students are eligible to exit the Masters course with the Graduate Diploma of Information Studies (GradDipInfoStud).


Continuing Study

Students continuing in the Master of Information Studies are required to complete a further four (4) elective subjects.

Students have the option to complete a general Master of Information Studies degree or specialise in one of the following areas and graduate with a Master of Information Studies (specialisation).


Master of Information Studies

Students will be required to successfully complete any four (4) elective subjects listed in the course.


Master of Information Studies (Children's Librarianship)

Students will be required to successfully complete the following three (3) subjects:
INF505 Library Services for Children and Youth
INF516 Leadership in Library Services to Children and Youth
INF521 Literature and Other Resources for Children and Youth

Plus one (1) of the following subjects:
ETL402 Literature Across the Curriculum
INF506 Social Networking for Information Professionals
INF519 Community Outreach
INF533 Literature in Digital Environments
INF541 Game Based Learning


Master of Information Studies (Community Informatics)

Students are required to successfully complete the following two (2) subjects:
INF460 Community Informatics
INF506 Social Networking for Information Professionals

Plus two (2) of the following subjects:
INF441 Principles of Knowledge Management
INF446 Fundamentals of Web Publishing
INF452 Information Services Around the World
INF519 Community Outreach
INF522 Project Management in Information Agencies


Master of Information Studies (Data Management)

Students are required to successfully complete the following three (3) subjects:
INF461 An Introduction to Data Management: Governance, Standards and Ethics
INF462 Data Curation
INF463 Introduction to Data Tools and Analytics

Plus one (1) of the following subjects:
INF449 Research Data Management
INF522 Project Management in Information Agencies


Master of Information Studies (Information Architecture)

Students are required to successfully complete the following three (3) subjects:
INF456 Information Architecture for the Web
INF457 Information Retrieval Systems and Practice
INF459 Web Usability

Plus one (1) of the following subjects:
INF446 Fundamentals of Web Publishing
INF455 Advanced Web Design and Publishing
INF506 Social Networking for Information Professionals
INF522 Project Management in Information Agencies
ITC540 IT Infrastructure Management PG

Master of Information Studies (Information and Knowledge Management)

Students are required to successfully complete the following two (2) subjects:
INF441 Principles of Knowledge Management
INF458 Knowledge Management Processes and Systems

Plus two (2) of the following subjects:
INF443 Digital Preservation
INF448 Value-Added Information Services
INF449 Research Data Management
INF506 Social Networking for Information Professionals
INF522 Project Management in Information Agencies


Master of Information Studies (Leadership)

Students are required to successfully complete the following four (4) subjects:
INF507 Marketing of Libraries and Information Agencies
INF514 Human Resource Management in Information Agencies
INF515 Strategic Management
INF522 Project Management in Information Agencies


Master of Information Studies (Librarianship)

Students will be required to successfully complete four (4) of the following subjects:
INF409 Online Reference Services
INF431 Preservation of Audiovisual Materials
INF433 Information Literacy
INF443 Digital Preservation
INF446 Fundamentals of Web Publishing
INF449 Research Data Management
INF451 Application of Bibliographic Standards
INF452 Information Services Around the World
INF505 Library Services for Children and Youth
INF506 Social Networking for Information Professionals
INF507 Marketing of Libraries and Information Agencies
INF518 Community Histories
INF519 Community Outreach
INF520 Preservation of Information Resources
INF522 Project Management in Information Agencies
INF536 Designing Spaces for Learning
INF541 Game Based Learning


Master of Information Studies (Records and Archives Management)

Students are required to successfully complete the following three (3) subjects:
INF527 Records, Archives and Society
INF528 Records and Archives Practice
INF529 Organisational and Personal Records

Plus one (1) of the following subjects:
INF430 Audiovisual Archiving
INF431 Preservation of Audiovisual Materials
INF432 Audiovisual Archiving 2
INF443 Digital Preservation
INF449 Research Data Management
INF520 Preservation of Information Resources


Graduate Diploma of Information Studies

Students must complete the core of the Master of Information Studies (64 points) comprising seven (7) standard (8 point) subjects and two (2) 4 point subjects. This is the equivalent of eight (8) standard (8 point) subjects.

INF404 Foundations for Information Studies
INF406 Information Sources and Services
INF407 Professional Study Visit (PG) (4 pts)
INF408 Professional Placement (PG) (4 pts)
INF415 Management of Information Agencies
INF425 Describing and Analysing Information Resources
INF429 The Information Society
INF435 Collections
INF447 Research in Practice


Graduate Certificate in Information Studies

Students must complete INF404 Foundations of Information Studies (8pts) plus 24 points comprising any three (3) standard (8 point) subjects chosen from the Master of Information Studies.

KEY SUBJECTS

The Master of Information Studies contains the following key subjects from 201730:
INF404 Foundations for Information Studies
INF425 Describing and Analysing Information Resources
INF435 Collections

The Graduate Diploma of Information Studies contains the following key subjects from 201730:
INF404 Foundations for Information Studies
INF425 Describing and Analysing Information Resources
INF435 Collections

The Graduate Certificate in Information Studies contains the following key subject from 201730:
INF404 Foundations for Information Studies

The following enrolment pattern is provided as a guide for a part time distance education study sequence. Students have the flexibility to vary their study load and enrolment pattern according to their individual needs and subject availability.

FOR STUDENTS COMMENCING STUDY IN SESSION 1 (February)

Session 1 (20XX30)
INF404 Foundations of the Information Professions
INF429 The Information Society
INF407 Professional Study Visit (PG) (4 pts) (Commenced)

Session 2 (20XX60)
INF406 Information Sources and Services
INF435 Collections
INF407 Professional Study Visit (PG) (4 pts) (Completed)

Session 3 (20XX30)
INF415 Management of Information Agencies
INF425 Describing and Analysing Information Resources
INF408 Professional Placement (PG) (4 pts) (Commenced)

Session 4 (20XX60)
INF447 Research in Practice
INF408 Professional Placement (PG) (4 pts) (Completed)

Students may elect to exit at this point and graduate with the award Graduate Diploma of Information Studies (GradDipInfoStud).

Session 5 (20XX30)
[ ] Specialisation or Restricted Elective Subject
[ ] Specialisation or Restricted Elective Subject

Session 6 (20XX60)
[ ] Specialisation or Restricted Elective Subject
[ ] Specialisation or Restricted Elective Subject

FOR STUDENTS COMMENCING STUDY IN SESSION 2 (July)

Session 1 (20XX60)
INF404 Foundations of the Information Professions
INF406 Information Sources and Services
INF407 Professional Study Visit (PG) (4 pts) (Commenced)

Session 2 (20XX90)
INF407 Professional Study Visit (PG) (4 pts) (Completed)

Session 3 (20XX30)
INF429 The Information Society
INF425 Describing and Analysing Information Resources
INF408 Professional Placement (PG) (4 pts) (Commenced)

Session 4 (20XX60)
INF435 Collections
INF447 Research in Practice
INF408 Professional Placement (PG) (4 pts) (Completed)

Session 5 (20XX30)
INF415 Management of Information Agencies

Students may elect to exit at this point and graduate with the award Graduate Diploma of Information Studies (GradDipInfoStud).

Session 6 (20XX60)
[ ] Specialisation or Restricted Elective Subject
[ ] Specialisation or Restricted Elective Subject

Session 7 (20XX30)
[ ] Specialisation or Restricted Elective Subject
[ ] Specialisation or Restricted Elective Subject

FOR STUDENTS COMMENCING STUDY IN SESSION 3 (November)

Session 1 (20XX90)
INF404 Foundations of the Information Professions
INF415 Management of Information Agencies

Session 2 (20XX30)
INF429 The Information Society
INF425 Describing and Analysing Information Resources
INF407 Professional Study Visit (PG) (4 pts) (Commenced)

Session 3 (20XX60)
INF406 Information Sources and Services
INF435 Collections
INF407 Professional Study Visit (PG) (4 pts) (Completed)
INF408 Professional Placement (PG) (4 pts) (Commenced)

Session 4 (20XX90)
INF447 Research in Practice
INF408 Professional Placement (PG) (4 pts) (Completed)

Students may elect to exit at this point and graduate with the award Graduate Diploma of Information Studies (GradDipInfoStud).

Session 5 (20XX30)
[ ] Specialisation or Restricted Elective Subject
[ ] Specialisation or Restricted Elective Subject

Session 6 (20XX60)
[ ] Specialisation or Restricted Elective Subject
[ ] Specialisation or Restricted Elective Subject

Graduation requirements

As a CSU student, throughout your course you have a responsibility to continue to develop skills in English language, literacy and numeracy as appropriate to your discipline. This ongoing development will enable you to effectively participate in your course and graduate prepared to enter the workforce.

To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 96 subject points.

Fees and costs

If you are an Australian or New Zealand permanent resident find out more about domestic fees. Eligible students can defer these fees through the HECS-HELP government student loan system.

If you are an international student, find out more about international fees.

Additional course-related expenses you may need to consider.

  • Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).
  • Textbooks (you may be able to purchase these second-hand).
  • Travel and accommodation expenses for any workplace learning, field trips or residential schools.
  • Uniforms (e.g. shirts, polo tops, scrubs or overalls).

Tax deductions: in some instances you may be able to claim a tax deduction for self-education expenses. Please seek independent qualified taxation advice to find out if you qualify.

If you are an Australian or New Zealand permanent resident, find out more about domestic fees.

Eligible students can defer these fees through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government student loan system.

Additional costs you may need to consider include the Student Services and Amenities Fee.

If you are not an Australian or New Zealand permanent resident, find out more about international fees.

Additional costs you may need to consider include the Student Services and Amenities Fee.

In some instances a tax deduction may be claimed for self-education expenses. Please seek independent qualified taxation advice.

Already studied with CSU? Our 10 per cent Alumni discount applies to this course.

Online students receive one free textbook per subject.

Support

Finishing high school this year? Taking a few years off to find out what you really want to do in life? Need to attend classes from anywhere in the world?

When you study with CSU, we’ll be with you all the way, helping you develop your study and academic skills in person, online or over the phone. Whatever your situation, Student Central is your first point of call as a CSU student. Our friendly support team can answer all your questions, whether you are studying on campus or online.

When you study with CSU, we’ll be with you all the way, helping you develop your study and academic skills in person, online or over the phone. Whatever your situation, Student Central is your first point of call as a CSU student. Our friendly support team can answer all your questions, whether you are studying on campus or online.

When it comes to postgraduate study, we understand that having the right kind of support is key to your success. You’ll enjoy flexible learning that allows you to fit study into your life, at a time that suits you. Our team are only a phone call or email away and you can even use our online chat for any questions you may have. We can also help you connect with scholarships, grants, loans, and assistance that can make further study affordable. At CSU, we’re with you every step of the way.

We have a wide range of scholarships available to help you with the costs of studying at CSU. There are scholarships based on academic performance or your personal circumstances. Other scholarships and grants cover specific costs like accommodation and textbooks, and some offer funds that you can use in any way to enhance your university experience. Find a scholarship to suit your needs and apply now.

Indigenous students can access the Indigenous Academic Success Program (IASP). This free program is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled at CSU. It gives you one-on-one access to tutors to help you with your assessments and prepare you for exams.

International students

Gain an internationally recognised qualification with CSU at one of our vibrant regional campuses, or study online from the comfort of your own home - anywhere in the world!

You can also study accounting, business and information technology courses at a CSU Study Centre in Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney.

Browse through the tabs below for more information or visit our International website to discover more about an Australian university experience like no other.

Please note: if you choose to study online with CSU, the course study mode will not meet necessary requirements for granting Australian student visas.

There are minimum Academic and English Language requirements for admission to CSU courses. These requirements ensure that our students have the best chance for success. Minimum requirements can vary from country to country, so please take some time to review our entry requirements  before starting your application. If you cannot find the requirements for your country please contact us.

At CSU, we understand that you are making a financial investment in your future and we want to make sure that you receive the best value for money for your education. That’s why our students enjoy more affordable course tuition fees than other Australian universities, while still receiving a high standard of education.

Tuition fees are set for the duration of your course and don’t go up each year.

CSU Alumni receive a discount on fee-paying postgraduate courses – so if you study your bachelor’s degree with us, and decide to continue your studies at CSU, you could save 10 per cent off your postgraduate tuition.

Please note: whether you study on campus or online, textbooks and other items that you may be required to purchase during your study are not included in the tuition fees.

More information on tuition and other fees.

More information on fees for on-campus study in Australia.

Aside from course tuition fees, all students who choose to study on campus incur other fees such as accommodation, Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and other living expenses.

If you choose to study online, some subjects may require you to attend compulsory residential schools in Australia. Residential schools are held on campus in Australia for up to five days during certain sessions.

Please check the residential schools tab in the Course highlights section above (or your offer of admission if your application is successful) for more information on which subjects may have a residential school component.

Online courses for international students do not meet the requirement for an Australian Student Visa, therefore you will need to check that you can obtain an appropriate visa for any residential school session. For more information about visas, visit the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection. More information about residential schools can be found on our Future Students Hub.

CSU campuses offer a uniquely Australian living experience. Most of our campuses have accommodation on-site with many of the buildings nestled among gum trees with native wildlife like kangaroos and kookaburras sharing the space. Off-campus accommodation options can also be arranged.

Few universities in Australia can match the range of accommodation available at CSU’s campuses. Campus life offers all the facilities of a small village with community spirit, helping you to meet lots of new friends while living in a safe and secure environment.

Find out more about CSU’s accommodation options.

Whether you choose to study online or on campus, our international support services can make all the difference. From managing visa requirements to study support, and career advice, we’ve got you covered and our friendly staff will help make your university experience one you will never forget.

At CSU, we work with trained international recruitment agents in more than 40 countries to help you find the course and study option that is right for you. Our agents can assist you to apply for study either on campus in Australia or online. Depending on your country of citizenship you may be required to apply to CSU via an agent. Visit our International agents page for more information.

How to apply

Applying to CSU is easy. Choose how you want to apply below, or get in touch with CSU and we can help you with your application.

Universities Admissions Centre
(UAC)

Are you a school leaver wanting to study on campus?

Important dates

30 Sep 2017
UAC on time applications close

Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre
(VTAC)

Want to study at Albury-Wodonga Campus and don’t live in NSW or ACT?

Important dates

28 Sep 2017
VTAC on time applications close

10 Oct 2017
VTAC special consideration (SEAS) applications close

16 Jan 2018
VTAC first round offers released

Charles Sturt University
(CSU)

Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Important dates

29 Sep 2017
2017 Session 3 Late Application date

30 Oct 2017
2018 Session 1 Application closing date

23 Feb 2018
2018 Session 2 Applications open

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Apply direct to CSU

Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Important dates

29 Sep 2017
2017 Session 3 Late Application date

30 Oct 2017
2018 Session 1 Application closing date

23 Feb 2018
2018 Session 2 Applications open

Check the full list of application dates open_in_new

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