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Postgraduate degrees

Postgraduate study can give you a competitive edge and advance your career. Whether you need a professional qualification or want to branch out in a new field, postgrad at USC can help you get there.
World-class research

USC is one of the world’s top 150 young universities, with a growing reputation for world-class research in medical and health science, education, sustainability and more.

Flexible study options

Flexible delivery of our postgraduate programs lets you tailor your studies to suit your lifestyle. Study full time or part time, with options for online and blended study modes.

Professional exchange

Connect with experienced, like-minded professionals and a talented cohort of peers, involving the latest in critical thinking and practice within your industry or discipline.

Expert lecturers in your field

Study with expert staff who have global experience and connections in your field. USC's highly qualified teachers and researchers work with top industry guest lecturers to ensure your knowledge and skills are at the cutting edge.

Scholarships and support

USC offers a range of scholarships to help with study and living costs. Postgraduate students can also access a network of academic and wellbeing support services.

Increase your income

The 2021 Graduate Outcome Survey report on graduate salaries found that people with postgraduate qualifications had annual median salaries $25,000 higher on average than those with only a bachelor's degree.

Improve your employability

91% of students who completed postgraduate study are employed within four months of finishing their degree (2021 Graduate Outcomes Survey).

Study areas

Types of postgraduate degrees and pathways

USC offers a variety of postgraduate study options. Your study pathway will depend on your course.

Steps to postgraduate study

A postgraduate qualification can give you a competitive edge in your current career, help you achieve a promotion, or allow you to branch out into an entirely new field.

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