Canberra short courses

Enhance your skills with short courses in areas such as government, business, leadership, cyber security, defence, and more.

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Study with us

As a student in our faculty, you’ll work in partnership with us. We have a diverse range of disciplines where you’ll develop unique and career-ready skills. Together, we’ll turn creativity and critical thinking into real-life solutions.

With us, you’ll challenge and be challenged to push the way we think about people, place and cultures. You’ll thrive in an open, supportive and inclusive community that encourages and celebrates your difference.

Our relationship with Defence

Canberra at has been preparing future global leaders since 1967 as the official education provider for the Australian Defence Force.

We specialise in high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate courses in all areas relating to military, strategic and defence studies. We also support the ADF Joint Professional Military Education program.

Our defence partnerships are crucial to protecting the security and safety of Australia and our allies.

Read about our Defence partnerships

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Celebrating 100 years since Canberra’s first published book hit the ‘shelves’

Canberra Special Collections is home to a special edition of Frederick Walter Robinson’s Canberra’s first hundred years.

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