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Professional development

Investing in your professional development enables you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to achieve your personal goals and improve your career prospects.

Guide your own success with a variety of continued learning options and business process improvement opportunities.

Postgraduate study opportunities

Aspiring to become a leader, develop or change careers, or contribute to your lifelong learning journey? We offer over 100 real-world postgraduate courses to help you build your future.

Explore postgraduate study


Research degree education and training

Follow your research passion and undertake a PhD, masters or professional doctorate. Be an agent of change and part of a more progressive, collaborative approach to research.

We support learning and skills development for all our research students, at all stages of research degrees, with our Graduate Research Education and Development (GRE+D) program.

Study a research degree


Further undergraduate study

Undertaking another undergraduate course can help you change careers or build on your existing skills. We have everything you need to find another undergraduate course, apply and get ready to start this new stage of your learning.

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Online courses

Studying online with QUT can take your career to the next level. You’ll benefit from world-class research, connect with top industry professionals and graduate with a globally recognised qualification.

Our online courses have the same course content as those we offer on campus, but with the benefit of studying where and when you like. You'll still learn from the best, complete industry-relevant assessment, and focus your studies on real-world problem solving.

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Open online learning

Open online learning gives you access to online short courses taught by our leading academics. The massive open online courses (MOOCs) are open to everyone, and most are free.

Whether you want to develop your professional skills or you just want to explore a new subject, these courses are a great way to continue your learning journey.

Open online learning


Professional short courses

QUTeX provides short courses, professional development and executive education that let you to stay ahead of the game in your career.

As an alumnus, you can receive 25% off many of QUTeX's extensive short course offerings. Search 'alumni' on the QUTeX page for a comprehensive list of courses available to you.

QUTeX courses


Podcast for teachers

Our Teacher Podclass is a seven-part interview series, developed to inspire and support the educators of today and tomorrow.

Listen to the podcast


Improve workplace processes

NESTT is a four-week activity designed to create new and exciting workplace processes that enhance productivity and decisiveness. The activity is specifically useful for process analysts, organisation improvement teams and project managers who want to make dramatic process improvements and focus on achieving key objectives within a very short time frame.

The acronym NESTT stands for the four main stages of its methodology:

  1. Navigate
  2. Expand
  3. Strengthen
  4. Tune
  5. Take-off

NESTT also offers a three-day interactive course that prepares attendees to become successful NESTT facilitators and offer these skills within their own organisation.

Take advantage of a 15% discount by emailing Professor Michael Rosemann before you register.

Contact cpe@qut.edu.au for more information, or visit the NESTT website.


Enhance business communication

Established by QUT graduates, Corporate Impact deliver video content services, one-on-one training sessions, customised training courses and film-making workshops. They have over two decades of combined experience in the entertainment industry as actors, producers, directors, writers and corporate coaches.

QUT alumni are entitled to a 5% discount on all Corporate Impact services, with a further 5% of your service purchase donated to the QUT Learning Potential Fund.

Learn more about Corporate Impact