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The GUC supports the delivery of a range of university programs in partnership with CQUniversity, the University of Southern Queensland and Curtin University. The higher education awards students studying at GUC achieve are offered and conferred by our university partners.

Courses delivered in mixed-mode (listed below) provide a blend of online curriculum, resources and activities together with face-to-face tutorials, laboratories and workshops provided by the GUC. Where relevant, practical placements are also organised by GUC for students within local organisations and industry.

Or you can choose any other university course offered by distance online from CQUniversity or the University of Southern Queensland and register for GUC’s support services.

STEPS Bridging

The GUC supports CQUniversity’s STEPS bridging program to provide an alternative entrance pathway to university. STEPS qualifies students for entry to programs supported at GUC as well as some Perth universities.

Accounting / Business

If you are looking for a professional career in accountancy, in business management or human resources, these courses are for you.


GUC will introduce Curtin University’s Associate Degree in Agribusiness in 2019, a mix of agricultural production systems combined with business skills.


Build your teaching skills and confidence to graduate as an Early Childhood, Primary or Secondary teacher with these very hands-on approaches to education. Masters of Teaching (Secondary)  also available with supported practical placements in local schools.

Our partnership with CQUniversity to deliver pre-service teacher training is the subject of a research paper you can download here:, ‘The Geraldton Universities Centre Report – Partnerships with Community.’

Authored by CQUniversity Dean of Education and Arts, Prof Bill Blayney and Deputy Dean/Head of Course – Bachelor of Education (Primary and Early Childhood),Dr Angelina Ambrosetti, the report highlights the success of the GUC supported mixed mode model.


This Associate Degree will lead you directly to employment as an Engineering Officer or provide you with a pathway into a Bachelor of Engineering.

Environmental Science

Develop the knowledge and skills required for employment related to environmental monitoring, management and ecological sustainable development You will benefit from a combination of theoretical and practical work, including field work.

Indigenous tertiary enabling course

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people now have the opportunity to study the Curtin University, Centre for Aboriginal Studies (CAS) Indigenous Tertiary Enabling Course at the GUC.


Qualify as a Registered Nurse, and open up a professional career path in private and public institutions, in clinical, education, research and management roles.

Psychological Science

Start yourself on the journey to a sound understanding of psychological principles and the critical-thinking skills necessary to become an effective psychologist.

Social Work

With a focus on learning from contemporary social work scenarios and study from a range of areas including psychology, sociology and indigenous studies, this program will make you a very well rounded graduate.

Looking for a different course?

At GUC you can now access the full suite of CQUniversity or University of Southern Queensland distance university courses in GUC’s outstanding facilities and access all our administrative, general academic and pastoral support.