Federation University Australia
13 campuses
95 courses

About

Federation University Australia (FedUni) believes the real test of a student lies in their desire to succeed. Whether it's biomedical science, criminology, carpentry, business or acting, we have a pathway that will get you to where you want to be.

FedUni is one of few Victorian universities providing higher education, technical and vocational programs - so your options are many.

We also recognise that coming to University is one of the biggest decisions you'll ever make. That's why we ensure we have the best support services in place, like FedReady, a free program to help you understand what is expected of you in your new Uni life.

As a modern, progressive University offering different levels of study at locations across Victoria, including Melbourne, we have the perfect learning environment that will make you feel right at home. Our main campuses are located in Ballarat, the Wimmera, Berwick and Gippsland. A new campus for international students also has been opened in Brisbane.

These campuses are complemented by partner providers in capital cities and overseas, as well as a selection of online learning options. On campus you'll be surrounded by friendly faces, and you'll enjoy the unique cultural experiences that our international students bring to Uni life.

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive University with a focus on sustainability. At FedUni you'll also enjoy the 40-plus clubs and societies that operate on our campuses, providing just the right level of competition and rivalry. If you choose to live on residence, your transition to university life will be further enhanced through the support of living on campus.

FedUni has been a provider of higher education for nearly 150 years. In the current Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching results, which compares data from all Australian universities, the university has excelled.

According to QILT, FedUni ranks number one in Victoria for Student Support, Teaching Scale, Employment, and Median Starting Salary.

FedUni provides several hundred programs across many fields of study and hosts a number of world-class research centres. It is ranked among the top 150 universities in the world for its sports science programs. Other features of our campuses include art galleries, an indoor swimming pool and gym, a golf course, childcare facilities and free parking.

We stand proud of the excellent employment prospects and careers of our graduates - and look forward to welcoming you as a student of FedUni.

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Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)

Study Communication Design at Federation University Australia, rated # 1 in Australia for employability, and # 1 in Victoria for Overall Employment (90.60%)*Build on your undergraduate degree to become an Early Childhood teacher. Maybe it is time for a career change or studying for your degree has shown you that teaching is where you belong.  You will graduate from this degree with the confidence and skills to teach in Pre-Schools throughout Australia and overseas. This is a hands-on course that will get you into the classroom for a minimum of 60 days where you can put into practice what you have learnt. You will discover how young children learn and how you can develop and support their learning prior to school settings, with a focus on nature pedagogy. You’ll look at examples from around the world and learn how to best work with children from diverse backgrounds.Source: Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching

2 years

MASTERS DEGREE

2 campuses:

Mount Helen (Ballarat)

Off-campus


Bachelor of Contemporary Communication Design

Study Communication Design at Federation University Australia, rated # 1 in Australia for employability, and # 1 in Victoria for Overall Employment (90.60%)* Graduates of this course will become the designers, thinkers and makers of the future. Build your skills through practical multidisciplinary studio based workshops of experimentation and self-discovery in collaboration with students from performing and visual arts. Explore who you are and how you express yourself as a creative practitioner. Choose to specialise Communication Design or User Experience Design (UX) and Digital Media. You also have the opportunity to undertake an internship or industry placement. Earn an ATAR of 80+ and you will be eligible for a FedUni High Achievers ScholarshipFind out more about the Bachelor of Contemporary Communication DesignSource: Quality Indicators for Learning & Teaching (QILT)

3 years

BACHELOR DEGREE

Campus:

Camp Street


Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Study Accounting at Federation University, rated # 1 in Australia for employability, and # 1 in Victoria for Overall Employment (90.60%)*.You're a natural with numbers and would thrive off crunching the sums for governments, companies or your own business.  If the business world and the financial strategies and systems behind it interest you, you would be perfect for our Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree.Be work ready with our Work Integrated Learning Program. Participate in paid placement, internships, overseas exchanges, class practice or a project.Design and customise your degree by undertaking a double major across all of our programs, making you more employable in the highly competitive graduate market.Earn an ATAR of 80+ and you will be eligible for a FedUni High Achievers Scholarship More Info: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), FedUni Course Guide*Source: Quality Indicators for Learning & Teaching (QILT)

3 years

ATAR 31.35

SelectionRank 31.35

BACHELOR DEGREE

4 campuses:

Mount Helen (Ballarat)

Gippsland

Berwick

Off-campus


Bachelor of Business

Study Marketing and Human Resource Management at Federation University Australia, rated # 1 in Australia for employability, and # 1 in Victoria for Overall Employment (90.60%)*.With our Bachelor of Business (Marketing and Human Resource Management) double degree you will have the opportunity to make your brand a household name and create global advertising campaigns, whilst also having the specialist skills to manage people and develop organisations.Be work ready with our Work Integrated Learning Program. Participate in paid placement, internships, overseas exchanges, class practice or a project. Earn an ATAR of 80+ and you will be eligible for a FedUni High Achievers Scholarship More Info: Bachelor of Business (Marketing and Human Resource Management), FedUni Course Guide*Source: Quality Indicators for Learning & Teaching (QILT)

3 years

BACHELOR DEGREE

4 campuses:

Mount Helen (Ballarat)

Gippsland

Berwick

Off-campus


Bachelor of Business (Management)

Study management at Federation University, rated # 1 in Australia for employability, and # 1 in Victoria for Overall Employment (90.60%)*.You're a 'people person' and a problem solver; a natural leader. You want a career that's challenging, fast-paced and dynamic. With our Bachelor of Business (Management) degree, you will learn how to manage people and companies. You can even use your skills to start your own business.  Be work ready with our Work Integrated Learning Program. Participate in paid placement, internships, overseas exchanges, class practice or a project. Design and customise your degree by undertaking a double major across all of our programs, making you more employable in the highly competitive graduate market. Earn an ATAR of 80+ and you will be eligible for a FedUni High Achievers Scholarship More Info: Bachelor of Business Management, FedUni Course Guide*Source: Quality Indicators for Learning & Teaching (QILT)

3 years

BACHELOR DEGREE

4 campuses:

Mount Helen (Ballarat)

Gippsland

Berwick

Off-campus


Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education

Study to become a teacher at Federation University Australia, rated # 1 in Australia for employability, and # 1 in Victoria for Overall Employment (90.60%)* This joint teaching degree will prepare you to teach years 7 - 12 students, as well as nurture and develop your passion within the humanities, media and social sciences. Perhaps you'll help students learn languages, perfect their written English or develop a love of psychology. Plus, you'll have the benefit of our educational networks which can offer you teaching placements across regional and metropolitan Victoria as well international placements in places such as England, China, New Zealand, Timor Leste and Nepal. Earn an ATAR of 80+ and you will be eligible for a FedUni High Achievers Scholarship Find out more about the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education and online Courseguide* Source: Quality Indicators for Learning & Teaching (QILT)

4 years

BACHELOR DEGREE

2 campuses:

Mount Helen (Ballarat)

Gippsland


Diploma of Digital Media Technologies

Become an animator, designer or media developer. Be a digital video editor, a mobile app developer or an online game designer. Digital media is an exciting and evolving industry. You'll learn how to design, develop and refine digital media technologies including animation, digital imaging, digital video product, games development and more using Adobe and Autodesk suites. You will work with new and emerging digital media technology areas in hand-on classes, including e-design and interactive design development, and with tools and equipment such as industry standard software, Web 3 tool technologies and mobile devices. We teach the business skills you will need beyond the classroom, such as project management, working with clients and presenting your work. When you graduate, you'll be ready for a career developing the latest digital technologies for experts and everyday people alike.

1 year

DIPLOMA

Campus:

Mount Helen (Ballarat)


Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

This pre-apprenticeship program will give you the hands on skills and basic mechanical knowledge which will help you to find an automotive apprenticeship. It will help to make you job ready, and will give you the opportunity to pursue a career in automotive mechanics, engine reconditioning, automotive electrician and electronics, and vehicle body repair.

0.4 year

CERTIFICATE II

2 campuses:

Wimmera

SMB


Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Information Technology)

Study Accounting and Information Technology at Federation University Australia, rated # 1 in Australia for employability, and # 1 in Victoria for Overall Employment (90.60%)*You're a natural with numbers; excited by the business world and the financial strategies and systems behind it. With our newly structured double major in Accounting and Information Technology you will be able tailor your own unique study plan.Be work ready with our Work Integrated Learning Program. Participate in paid placement, internships, overseas exchanges, class practice or a project. Earn an ATAR of 80+ and you will be eligible for a FedUni High Achievers Scholarship.More Info: Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Information Technology), FedUni Course Guide

3 years

BACHELOR DEGREE

Campus:

Mount Helen (Ballarat)


Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Commerce

Study commerce and business at Federation University Australia, rated # 1 in Australia for employability, and # 1 in Victoria for Overall Employment (90.60%)*Become an innovator, a creative force, a leader in the business world and be the point of difference and expand on your range of career opportunities with the Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Commerce double degree and graduate with the professional skills that employers are searching for. Be work ready with our Work Integrated Learning Program. Participate in paid placement, internships, overseas exchanges, class practice or a project. Design and customise your degree by undertaking a double major across all of our programs, making you more employable in the highly competitive graduate market.Earn an ATAR of 80+ and you will be eligible for a FedUni High Achievers ScholarshipMore Info: Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Business, FedUni Course Guide  *Source: Quality Indicators for Learning & Teaching (QILT)

4 years

BACHELOR DEGREE

3 campuses:

Mount Helen (Ballarat)

Gippsland

Off-campus


Bachelor of Community and Human Services/Bachelor of Education

Study to become a teacher at Federation University Australia, rated # 1 in Australia for employability, and # 1 in Victoria for Overall Employment (90.60%)* This four year joint degree will prepare you to be a confident and supportive teacher of years 7 to 12, or to work in the area of student support; the choice is yours. Throughout your career, you might switch between both roles as you will have the combined skills to work in challenging and rewarding teaching roles as well as supportive progams for 'at risk' or disengaged students.  Plus, you'll have the benefit of our extensive educational networks which can offer you teaching placements across regional and metropolitan Victoria as well international placements in places such as England, China, New Zealand, Timor Leste and Nepal.Earn an ATAR of 80+ and you will be eligible for a FedUni High Achievers Scholarship.Find out more about the Bachelor of Community and Human Services/Bachelor of Education.*QILT

4 years

BACHELOR DEGREE

Campus:

Mount Helen (Ballarat)


Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Study Biomedical Science at Federation University, rated # 1 in Australia for employability, and # 1 in Victoria for Overall Employment (90.60%)*.Earn an ATAR of 80+ and you will be eligible for a FedUni High Achievers Scholarship. This degree sees you exploring the very essence of human beings, developing your understanding of the biology of the healthy human body and the onset of disease. You could follow other FedUni graduates who have used this degree as a pathway to postgraduate studies in medicine, physiotherapy, dentistry, veterinary science, pharmacy and other allied health programs, or enter a range of health related industries such as laboratory technology, medical sales, research and pharmaceuticals.Visit the FedUni course page.Receive up to $15,000 industry scholarship payment as well as gaining up to 26 weeks of valuable experience with FedUni’s Industry Placement Program (IPP). Find out more.*Quality Indicators for Learning & Teaching (QILT)

3 years

ATAR 39.1

SelectionRank 53.05

BACHELOR DEGREE

4 campuses:

Mount Helen (Ballarat)

Gippsland

Berwick

Off-campus