Looking to start sooner?

With Midyear 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

Getting started

Ready to discover what study looks like with Swinburne? You can get to know our course offerings – and their requirements, application deadlines and more – by checking out Courses.  Or! You could jump into Swintopia. Just select your avatar to begin exploring our virtual campus.

  • 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.

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


    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.

How to apply to Swinburne

Why study with us?

Five-star overall student experience rating1

One of the world's top 50 young universities2

Highest paid undergraduate graduates in Melbourne3

In Australia's number one student city4

Keep on exploring

  • How to apply as a local student

    Your application to university is pretty important and you want it to go smoothly. Here’s everything you need to know about how to apply to Swinburne.

  • Young university students walking outdoors on campus and engaging in conversation.

    How to apply as an international student

    Ready to take an exciting leap in your educational journey? Combine your passion for travel and study and learn how to apply to study at Swinburne as an international student. 

  • Business and multi-tasking

    Supporting documents required to apply at Swinburne

    In order to study with us, you will have to provide a variety of supporting documents to accompany your application — but don’t worry. This page outlines and explains what forms you need to provide us.

  • 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.

  • Fees

    Tuition fees can be confusing — but they don’t have to be. Find all the information you need to know about your university fees.