Swinburne Online provides a new approach to learning in Australia, delivering and assessing courses on behalf of Swinburne University of Technology. Students studying online with Swinburne receive the same qualification as Swinburne University of Technology on campus students, an internationally ranked university with 30,000 students across its Melbourne and overseas campuses.

Top reasons to study here

  • Our tutors are experts in their field. You will learn from professionals who provide practical industry examples and professional insights into your course.
  • We have over 10,000 online students across 6 disciplines, so you can study the right course to help you get your dream job or progress your career.
  • Flexibility: You can jump in and out when you like and work through your units at a pace that suits you.



  • 2011 - Swinburne Online is launched - a partnership between Swinburne University of Technology and SEEK.
  • 2012 - Top 3% World University- Named as one of the world's top 400 Universities by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.


At Swinburne Online the classroom comes to you. Enjoy the flexibility of studying when and where you want with our thriving community of students from Australia and around the world.

Learn from industry experts in a dynamic online classroom and receive the support you need to submit your best work. 

Swinburne Online assessments have been expertly tailored to online learning. In addition to essays, university students will take part in interactive quizzes, group work and discussion boards that contribute towards your final grade.


Our Centre for Career Development is a one-stop shop for students looking for career advice and guidance. You'll not only get assistance with career planning, you’ll also receive advice and discover avenues to develop experience and skills outside university – all giving you the advantage in the job application process.


Student services

Throughout your time at Swinburne Online you’ll be supported every step of the way. We know your day doesn’t always begin at 9am and finish at 5pm, so we’ve extended our support hours to ensure you can get the answers you need when you want them. Our dedicated Student Advisors are available to help with whatever query you may have – even a severe case of procrastination! 

Student Life

Campus life

We provide you with everything you need to complete your studies online, however, you have access to all the facilities the campus has to offer.

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia