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Victoria University

VU is ranked as one of the top universities in Australia and is known for offering flexible study options, high-tech labs for skills practice and student-led health clinics.


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Studying at Victoria University

VU has strong partnerships in the healthcare sector and well-respected courses that give students a competitive edge when they are ready to enter the industry. Discover VU Online’s offering for postgraduate healthcare courses below.

Studying at Victoria University

About VU

VU is a dual-sector university, offering courses from certificates and diplomas to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. VU’s award-winning Block Model takes inspiration from European and North American learning models and has proven to be successful with students, educators and employers.

Where is VU?

VU is located in the heart of Melbourne CBD and across the western suburbs in Footscray and St Albans.

What is VU ranked?

VU is positioned in the #711-720 band in the QS World University Rankings 2024 and #32 for Australian universities in the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2023.

VU health courses


  • Biomedicine
  • Health Science
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Osteopathy
  • Paramedicine
  • Social Work


  • Dietetics
  • Nursing
  • Osteopathy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Speech Pathology

Study online at VU

VU Online offers flexible and accelerated courses for busy professionals and people looking to study remotely. VU’s award-winning Block Model allows students to complete one unit at a time in a part-time capacity. VU Online's learning portal allows students to access coursework, assessments, resources and facilitators all in one place so you can complete your course in your own time and space.

VU Online’s semester start dates

VU Online's start dates for 2024 are January, March, May, July, August and October.

VU Online’s enrolment process

Ready to progress in your career? Speak to a knowledgeable Student Enrolment Advisor about your course options, eligibility to study and any questions you have by selecting a course above and enquiring.