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The benefits of six study periods per year

3 November 2016

As busy working professionals, it’s understandable that you may feel like you couldn’t possibly fit another commitment into your current schedule. Postgraduate study is so important for your professional development, so if you plan on taking your career further, studying online at Southern Cross University can really give you that leading-edge you’ve been looking for – without compromising your lifestyle.

Gone are the days where students are restricted to traditional on-campus structures. SCU Online enables you to complete an online Masters degree by studying up to six units per year. Each unit is taught across a seven-week study period. But how is this way of learning so beneficial?

It’s faster

SCU Online’s accelerated study model is based on six seven-week study periods per year. This means that if you complete a unit in each of the study periods, you’d gain a 12-unit online Masters degree in just two years. You’d be learning the same content as on-campus students, but in an accelerated model, presented to you online and with the opportunity to achieve your career objectives quicker than ever before.

It’s flexible

Flexibility comes in all shapes and sizes at SCU Online. Not only do you access your coursework online, but you can do so at anytime, from anywhere and on any device. Your readings, assignment information and supporting media are delivered through an interactive learning environment. You’ll also be able to connect to your networks via discussion forums, where you can chat with academics and fellow online students to discuss your topics and assessments. The way you acquire this information can be at home, your local library or your favourite cafe down the road, on any computer or mobile device.

It’s consolidated

We know that studying online can be faster and more flexible than on-campus, but what’s the benefit of doing one subject at a time? With everything else that’s going on in your life, our single-unit study blocks enable you to focus on one subject at a time to consolidate your understanding of concepts and knowledge points. The skills and learnings you gain over the seven-week period can also be applied to your work straight away, while you are still studying your degree.

As a leader in online education, SCU’s six study intakes per year provide more convenience and accessibility for professionals who want to elevate their career through a leading-edge student experience. Studying online can open up doors, all while you continue with your current personal and work life.

So why would you wait? Enquire today about SCU Online’s online postgraduate courses and you could start your online Masters sooner than you think. Speak to one of our dedicated Student Enrolment Advisors on 1300 589 882.