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Student Hub: Summer school

Summer School intakes are optional study periods designed to give you the chance to fast-track your course, or simply to catch up.

Enjoy the flexibility of studying from anywhere you are over the summer. Our fully online summer school runs for 6 weeks between Monday 10 December to Sunday 3 February 2018. Don't worry, you'll also get a break over the Christmas period. Check out subjects offered below.

Online Summer School scholarships are available.

How to enrol: Enrol now by calling 1300 575 803

Available Subjects
Business & Hospitality

Study online:

  • BIZ202 - The Business Environment
  • BIZ301 - Organizational Creativity
  • MKT101A - Marketing Fundamentals

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Study online:

  • MGT602 - Business Decision Analytics

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Study online:

  • SCIE2004 - Biochemistry 1
  • BHS105A - Biochemistry 1

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Study online:

  • DSO201 - Design Studio 3
  • SEN301 - Social Enterprise
  • DCX101 - Design Context
  • DSO102 - Design Studio 1

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Get a taste of what you'll be learning via these videos on DCX101 - Design Context and DSO102 - Design Studio 1

An inside look at Online Summer School

Get a sneak peek at some of our exciting design subjects available for you. In the below video, you’ll hear from our passionate academics, and graduates on what it'll be like studying our Design Context - DCX101 subject. If you would like to also learn more about what it will be like to take Design Studio 1 (DSO102), click here.

Design Context - DCX101

Our January Summer School is an optional study period that runs over 6 weeks between Monday 7 January to Sunday 15 February 2018. Check out subjects offered below.

Available Subjects
Health (SSNT)

Study on campus:

  • BHS105A - Biochemistry 1 (Fitzroy campus)

Class details: 5 weeks of class (+ 1 week for final assessment submission)

How to enrol: Complete below form and hand it in to the Student Services team at Fitzroy campus:


Study online:

  • BIZ101 - Business Communications

How to enrol: Enrol now by calling 1300 575 803

How do I enrol?

Simply call 1300 575 803 and speak to our friendly Student Services Team.

Is summer school mandatory?

No, Summer School is not a mandatory study period. Many students take advantage of this opportunity to fast-track their studies, or catch up on subjects.

I'm an international student, can I enrol into summer school subjects?

Yes, as an international student you are able to enrol into summer school subjects. Please keep in mind you are still only able to enrol into a maximum of 33% of your course online as per your visa requirements.

Can I come into the campus if I need to see a lecturer?

You will need to book an appointment with your academic before coming into campus. Be sure to plan ahead as campuses will be closed from 14 December to 4 January.

What support services will be available?

Our academic staff and student services team will be here to support you through Summer School, however will have limited availability over the Christmas break. For any urgent enquiries you can still contact our student services line, details available here.

Can I study through the 2 weeks break?

Yes, however there will be limited access to academics and support staff during those weeks. Please also note that there is a scheduled Blackboard outage from 3 - 6 of January for system maintenance.

Can I study from a remote area or from abroad?

Yes, you can enjoy the flexibility of studying from anywhere over summer. You will need to have adequate internet connection to access Blackboard and Collaborate sessions.

Can I study from a remote area or from abroad?

Yes, if you are travelling you can still study however you will need adequate internet connection to be able to access blackboard and collaborate sessions.

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How to enrol

Simply call 1300 575 803 and speak to our Student Services Team.

Key dates

Online Summer School

Start Date                            


Enrolment Cut-off




Christmas Break

22/12/18 - 06/01/19 

Return (week 3)


End (week 6)                                    


January Summer School

Start Date


Enrolment Cut-off




End (week 6)


*Your final assignments may be due prior to the last day of the study period. Please refer to your assessment briefs for your relevant assessment deadlines.