Why choose a short course?
Whether you’re looking to further your career, learn a new skill or pursue a lifelong interest, the University of Tasmania has a short course for you.
You'll learn from experts in their field, who will provide you with the skill and knowledge you can immediately apply to your life or career.
It's your chance to learn something quickly without long-term study.
You'll have the opportunity to choose courses that are offered fully online or through face-to-face workshops.
Easy to enrol. No big commitments. Open to everyone.
Cider Start Up: The science and business of starting your own craft cidery
Learn the simple science and business skills that make a big difference to fermenting your own cider.
Design Thinking Experience
An intensive 3-day workshop designed to change mindsets, accelerate innovation and enhance creative skills.
What is a MOOC?
A ‘MOOC’ is a ‘Massive Open Online Course’- Massive, because it attracts a cohort larger than traditional university courses; Open, because it's free; and Online, because you can access it on the internet from anywhere.
University of Tasmania MOOCs are regarded as amongst the best in the world and they are available to everyone at no cost. The latest information is presented by leading experts in a way that is accessible whether you have a personal or professional interest in the topic.
The MOOCs listed below are currently accepting enrolments.
Understanding Dementia MOOC
Learn about brain anatomy, the diseases that cause dementia, and how to maximise the quality of life of people living with dementia, their families and carers.
Preventing Dementia MOOC
Learn about the latest research in dementia risk and protective factors, assess your individual risk and find out what you can do to maximise your brain health.