ANU and its affiliates offer a wide selection of short courses across different levels.
The Crawford School of Public Policy is The Australian National University's public policy school, serving and influencing Australia, Asia and the Pacific through advanced policy research, graduate and executive education, and policy impact.
The school offers executive courses at introductory, intermediate and advanced levels covering topics such as public policy, governance, economics, indigenous issues, complexity, public administration, international relations and more. Customised courses are also available upon request.
The National Security College's Executive Development (ED) courses aim to enhance the analytical abilities of national security professionals and improve their ability to operate in a collaborative manner.
ED courses are tailored for national security professionals of defined employment levels. At the National Security College, these courses range from two days to around four weeks in length.
The ANU College of Law has a depth of legal knowledge and the educational capability to provide relevant and accessible training. The College is distinguished from non-university training providers in that students may have the opportunity to articulate their short course achievements to ANU academic awards if they choose.
Course subject matter includes fundamentals of government and commercial law, international climate law, rules of engagement, law of the sea, legislative drafting, cancellation of policy and more.
Short courses offered by the ANU College of Law have been created and delivered for a number of public and private sector clients, including several national law firms and federal government departments.
Since 1988, NCEPH has devoted itself to improving the population's health through discovery, training and the translation of research into effective health policy.
NCEPH short courses cover a wide range of topics including biostatistics in population health, public health surveillance, outbreak investigation, epidemiology, public health data analysis, applied epidemiological research and more.
The Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS) is the world's most diverse academic science communication centre, located at ANU in Canberra.
In April 2013, CPAS will be offering a short course on Science Communication and the Web. This intensive course focuses on providing you with the skills and knowledge so you can triumph when using the internet to communicate your science.
The continuing education program at CCE offers informal, intellectually challenging classes encouraging students to pursue personal fulfilment and enjoyment through the discovery of new ideas, the pursuit of interests or the upgrading of skills.
Short courses at CCE include languages, photography, society, management, art, writing and more.
The ANU Secondary College provides an enhanced learning experience for year 11 and 12 students in ACT schools and colleges. The college offer courses in conservation biology, chemistry, Japanese, specialist mathematics, and physics.