Study by Distance


Flexible Study Options

Study Your Way without compromising the quality of your education


Single Subject Study

Try University study one subject at a time. No commitment


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CSU is a leading provider of distance education (DE) in Australia. Every year, more than 20,000 students around the world study undergraduate and postgraduate courses or single subjects through our world-class distance education program.

What is DE?

With distance education study in your own way in your own time

Distance education (DE), gives you the flexibility to study from home, work, or anywhere in the world, at a time that suits you and your lifestyle.

An introduction to studying by distance

How does it work?

How does it work

Distance education gives you the flexibility to design your studies to suit your needs. 

More on how to study by distance education

Study your way

Flexible study

Single Subject Study allows you to focus on just one subject at a time. If you want to go on and study more subjects, you can build your own degree, one subject at a time! Many CSU subjects are Open Entry, which means there are no prerequisites for study.



Studying by distance education at CSU gives you the chance to gain an industry-relevant degree with support every step of the way.

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