Swinburne Edge Qualifications for professional development are accelerated courses specifically designed for working professionals to upskill fast. Unlike many accelerated courses, ours are:

  • fit for purpose
  • up to date with the latest contemporary content
  • able to anticipate and respond to your individual needs. 

You'll learn from industry experts through a range of dynamic and engaging delivery formats, with your choice of studying online or in person. Our accelerated courses don’t compromise on quality or support, with Swinburne Edge course facilitators able to respond to your requests and individualise content.

When you partner with us through an accelerated course, you’re getting more than just a one-off qualification. You’re tapping into the resources of one of the leading education providers in Australia. With industry ties and knowledge of the cutting-edge technologies your industry will employ in the future, you’re guaranteed to learn the skills needed for the future, now.

Why Swinburne?

Learn with others

Learn on campus or online. Small class sizes maximise engagement and one-on-one time.

Contemporary content

Get the latest industry knowledge and insights, powered by our Centre for the New Workforce.

Driving workplace change

We deeply understand the shifting landscape of business, technology and leadership.

Industry experts

Learn from industry professionals with extensive experience in your field of work.

Range of qualifications

Access industry accredited qualifications, certificates, diplomas and graduate certificates.

Our qualifications



Graduate certificates

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    "The skills and knowledge gained from completing this diploma have given me the confidence to better manage future projects."

    Dinuki Scharenguivel , Diploma of Project Management

Hear from our participants

At Swinburne Edge, we offer a range of courses to suit people working in business and industry. Read about some of our participants' experiences.

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    Diploma of Marketing and Management


    Returning to study can be daunting. But as Swinburne Graduate Sue Massey explains, it can also be incredibly rewarding.

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    Double Diploma Management and Business


    Craig's business and management qualifications were the key to him landing his first managerial position.

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    Graduate Certificate of Business


    Swinburne's industry-focussed course gave Jonathan the skills confidence to break through to the next level in his career.

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    Participant stories

    Read stories from our participants

Why study with us?

Convenient Live Online delivery

Our unique Live Online training is delivered to you live, providing similar interactions as face-to-face training with the benefits of remote access. Our courses offer the same great quality course and human connection that our classroom delivery does from the comfort of your own home.  

Swinburne Edge Live Online Delivery
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Be supported through every stage of your professional development journey

From initial enquiry through to graduation, our team will support you and offer the tools and guidance necessary for completing all course requirements.

Receive a practical tool kit and resources to use in the workplace

You will not need to purchase any additional textbooks as we provide comprehensive workbooks written specifically for each course. This means that the content is 100% relevant. Receive the real-time benefits of our tailored participant manuals, tools for assessments, and practical techniques and templates.

More one-on-one time to focus on individual needs

Capacity-restricted workshops provide facilitators with the time to focus on your individual needs and more one-on-one time. Unlike self-paced online learning, you'll enjoy an interactive experience designed for asking questions and group discussions alongside learning peers.

Access to expert facilitators

All facilitators are experts in their field, with relevant professional qualifications, teaching skills and connections to industry. They ensure the contemporary course content is fit for your purpose, along with bringing their wealth of experience.

Swinburne discounts, benefits, and services

Swinburne’s student support services are available to offer you the care and support you need to have the best student life you can. You'll have access to: 

  • a broad range of health and wellbeing services
  • past students and Swinburne Alumni may be eligible for a 15% discount off Swinburne Edge short courses.

Please contact us for further information about this discount and other offers.