Our engineering, science, information technology and business programs are internationally recognised for producing graduates who are equipped with relevant, up-to-date skills that ensure they are industry-ready by the time they commence employment.
Some of our programs provide you with a choice of a broad-based qualifications with a range of study areas, while others have a more focused specialisation. Many of our programs include workplace-learning opportunities so that you have the opportunity to apply your learning in real-world situations. With programs offered on campus at Ballarat, Gippsland and Berwick, as well as via online learning, we will have a program to suit your career goals.
Our staff and postgraduate students conduct significant research that contributes to knowledge locally, nationally and internationally, while also acknowledging and reflecting our rural/regional locations.
We also deliver contemporary business and IT programs to meet the needs of industry now and in the future. E.g., Federation University partnerships with organisations such as IBM® set our graduates up for success in the real world. Our new business undergraduate and IT postgraduate programs on cognitive enterprise have been co-designed with IBM® and students will have the opportunity to gain IBM® digital badges (certifications) in Blockchain and AI.
The institute offers a wide range of programs including bachelor, graduate certificate, graduate diplomas, masters (research or coursework) and PhD programs.
Science specialisations include:
- Biomedical science
- Environmental and conservation sciences
- Food and nutritional sciences
- Mathematical science
- Veterinary and wildlife sciences
Engineering specialisations include:
- Electrical and renewable energy
- Engineering project management
- Maintenance and reliability engineering
IT specialisations include:
- Business information systems
- Cognitive enterprise
- Data analytics
- Networking and security
- Software development
- Professional practice
- Enterprise systems
- Software engineering
Business programs include:
- Cognative enterprise
- Banking and finance