Thinking of embarking on study, upskilling, or rebooting? 

Midyear is a great time to apply and start your next chapter.

  1. To get started, explore your course options and find out your start dates
  2. Book a free, easy one-on-one chat with a Swinburne course expert to talk start dates, course requirements, application help, and more
  3. When you’ve got all the info you need? You're ready to apply. 
Looking to start sooner?

With Semester 1, 2023 and various other intakes upcoming, there’s no better time to start course-finding and preparing to apply for a certificate, diploma or degree.

See our upcoming intakes
  • A screencapture from Swintopia, Swinburne's virtual campus experience. Cartoon depiction of Swinburne's Hawthorn campus, grassy outdoor area with a tram passing by.

    Swintopia

    A pigeon can help you open your mind. And your passport.

    Did you know, you can explore Swinburne all year round, from the comfort of home (or wherever there's a computer)? And, did you know you could win a $20k travel voucher while you're there? T&Cs apply.

  • Courses

    Swinburne offers high-quality teaching, opportunities to engage with industry, state-of-the-art facilities and flexible study options. Discover our range of study areas and choose the course that is right for you.

Hawthorn comes to life

Swinburne students and staff are back on campus, and our main campus’s surrounds – the leafy streets of Hawthorn, just ten minutes east of the city by train – is a bustling precinct again. 

Explore Hawthorn
Students enjoying a game of basketball at the Hawthorn campus between clasess.

Why study with us?

Rated 5 stars for overall experience by our own students¹

Our undergrads are the highest paid in the state²

Access to cutting-edge tools and learning experiences

Gain industry experience while learning

Make study work for you

How to apply

Real industry experience, guaranteed

Real industry experience, guaranteed
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Keep on exploring

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    Osama's placement story

    Richmond Football Club

    Read about Osama's experience interning at Richmond Football Club during his professional design placement.

  • Students getting university advice at an event held on campus

    Study levels and options

    From bachelor degrees to PhDs and diplomas to short courses, learn more about the different types of study levels we offer here at Swinburne.

  • A screencapture from Swintopia, Swinburne's virtual campus experience. Cartoon depiction of Swinburne's Hawthorn campus, grassy outdoor area with a tram passing by.

    Swintopia

    A pigeon can help you open your mind. And your passport.

    Did you know, you can explore Swinburne all year round, from the comfort of home (or wherever there's a computer)? And, did you know you could win a $20k travel voucher while you're there? T&Cs apply.