Swinburne Online

Swinburne Online

Top reasons to study here

  • Students studying online with Swinburne receive the same qualification as Swinburne University of Technology on campus students.
  • The online campus gives you access to expert tutors, learning resources and encourages feedback and collaboration with your peers.
  • The interactive learning format, coupled with the flexibility of online study and 7-day support.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (8)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Education & Training (1)
Social Sciences (1)



  • 1908 - Former Mayor of Hawthorn and Parliament member George Swinburne establishes the Eastern Technical College, to serve those in Melbourne without access to further education.
  • 1909 - First classes begin in carpentry, plumbing and blacksmithing.
  • 1913 - Renamed Swinburne Technical College t


In recent years, Swinburne has become one of the world’s leading universities, ranking in the top 400 in the world, as assessed by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Swinburne has over 30,000 students enrolled worldwide, supported by 2,800 staff and an alumni network of over 170,000.


Swinburne's research strengths are in the areas of advanced manufacturing technologies, astrophysics, biotechnology, cognitive sciences, design, computing, micro and nano-engineering, optics, applied laser technology, and social sustainability.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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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.

Student Reviews

Swinburne Uni preparing you for the real world
Tahlia Joy rated 4 out of 5 stars

I really liked how interactive the lecturers and tutors were with students. The discussion boards generated real conversations and participating in the discussion boards was a learning experience in itself. Swinburne classes and subject areas offer real world applications to study and some of the teaching staff had experience outside of the academic world, which I think is...

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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